Episode #100 Key Learnings from a Global Hospitality Entrepreneur

I have known Mr. Fred Forsley for over 20 years and have watched in awe and admiration as he has built a hospitality empire, from restaurants, to brewery operations, partnerships with the biggest names in beer, to inns and real estate projects on a national and international level.   You’ll hear his early inspirations and success, major deals gone awry, optimism for future projects and how he maintains direction with his partners and hundreds of employees across numerous operations.

Episode #97 Inventory in Half the Time, No Kidding!

For nearly two decades, I got used to doing bar inventory the hard way.  This is how most of us take inventory.  My guest in this episode is Dave Allred from barpatrol.net.   He’s invented a cracker-jack “APP”, that’s the absolute easiest way to take  both your food & drink inventory.  Its a system made simple that will free your time for the thousand other important details of running your place.  

Episode #95 Is Technology Replacing True Hospitality in your Operation

Listen to today’s episode and see for yourself if true Hospitality is being replaced by Technology.  It’s perfectly fine to automate your business and use technology and systems to improve, but not at the expense of understanding the core elements of your business first.  After several days of experiencing paramount service at the Diplomat Beach Resort in Florida, my initial judgement got the better of me as I was suddenly immersed in technology at the Minneapolis airport.  

Episode #94 More Money in Your Register, Night after Night!

Listen to today’s episode and I’ll give you the “key” to maximizing profit from your menu, every item every time.  Menu Profit is one mission critical detail in your restaurant that you may be missing.  You may in fact have a menu that your customer’s love, but that doesn’t mean you’re making lots of money selling it!  This really is common and I see it all the time in restaurant’s I work with.  You’re working just as hard preparing low profit items as high profit, so you might as well give yourself every advantage. 

Episode #93 A Winning Strategy For Your Restaurant From Your Favorite Sports Team

Give today’s episode a listen… its short, but powerful.  Here, I present one of the most effective training exercises I know that’s proven to not only deliver amazing dining and service experiences, but to increase your restaurant sales.  When your entire team are conditioned with product and restaurant knowledge to educate, inform and entertain each and every customer, you will have an unstoppable competitive advantage.