Episode #29 If Your Staff Doesn’t Notice, Your Guests Will!

You have one chance to make a positive impression in your restaurant and make no mistake, impressions are lasting.  Train your staff to NOTICE what the guest sees, feels & experiences in your restaurant and empower them to FIX what’s broke!

 

– There are 12 “Key-Guest Contact Points” in every restaurant, from the parking lot, throughout your common areas to the all-important “Thank You’s & Welcome Back”

Episode #28 Eric Cacciatore of Restaurant Unstoppable – Why I Surround Myself With Industry Leaders

Eric Cacciatore is the personality behind the wildly popular “Restaurant Unstoppable” Podcast.  By hosting influential chefs, restaurateurs and industry leaders, Eric is sharing the incredible experience and knowledge base of these leaders, while educating himself in all he needs to know to someday open his own restaurant.  What a brilliant approach to getting into this business.

Episode #26 Got the Back of House Blues? Here’s your Answer!

Systems are all-important in your restaurant… they simplify, keep you organized, save time & money, but the industry has been slow adapters to technology.

Inventory, Ordering & Invoices are otherwise laborious tasks that are a necessary evil.  They need to be done, but no-one likes to do it, so many restaurants forego these critical operating procedures at their peril.  Now there’s a simple answer and its a one-stop turn key “system” to streamline and automate all these necessary processes.  Today, I interview Mark Haidet, CEO of getOrderly.com that has the solution.

Episode #24 How To Launch A Hot New Concept With Brett Payne Of Classic Rock Coffee

Classic Rock Coffee is a franchise on fire right now as it expands around the world.  This way cool concept marries coffee & food with classic Rock N Roll… its like the Hard Rock Cafe of Coffee!

Listen as I speak with Brett Payne from Classic Rock Coffee as he describes his challenges in growing a global franchise, what’s cool about the coffee and where they go from here.

Episode #21 The MEGA Power of Your Restaurant’s Daily Pre-shift Meeting

There is nothing more powerful than a consistent and effective pre-shift meeting.  Follow the lead of professional sports teams.  They have pregame meetings, concluding with a big huddle and cheer! This is the ideal time to 1) ensure your entire staff is on their A game 2) that everyone knows the game plan and 3) that the entire staff head onto the floor with excitement!