Episode #52 This Chain Has it Dialed & Your Restaurant Can Too!

I’ve always believed there are 3 very important elements to any successful restaurant – Food, Service & Ambiance and to really get the buzz going for your place, you’ve got to nail all three.

I happened to visit a well-known major chain restaurant recently and the experience really knocked my socks off and my kids were pretty impressed too.  They wanted to take our server home with them, but I’ll get to that.

Episode #51 Are There Leaks In Your Restaurant’s Labor Costs?

You know that Labor cost is one of your restaurant’s biggest expenses alone without all the common employee abuses that happen every week in this business.  When I started my first place, I had employees who’d clock in early and stand around. I had employees clock in co-workers even when they weren’t on the schedule and the list of potential losses go on an on.  Until I put a stop to it!

Episode #47 This FREE Restaurant App Is A Game Changer

Drop whatever you’re doing and get this Free Restaurant App now… 

Running a restaurant is the most challenging business I know.. so many details, so many hours… hard to stay organized until Now!    

You know I’m all about systems and efficiency to run a super profitable restaurant – so listen up.  In today’s podcast I speak with Konstantin Zvereff from a company called BlueCart.   The BlueCart platform is a one-stop shop for everything you buy from food, to alcohol, even dry goods all with just One Click.

Episode #46 – Hiring the Wrong People with the Wrong Approach?

Lots of restaurants hire in a pinch for the wrong reasons with the wrong approach.  I see want ads all the time for desperate restaurants seeking experienced people…

“Wanted Experienced Cook.. Experienced Server” – Why? Most of the time, these people usually don’t work out – No wonder turnover is so high in the restaurant business.

Episode #44 Part 1 – Burning Questions From Restaurant Owners with Jaime Oikle of Running Restaurants

When you’re in the absolute thick of running your restaurant, you need answers like yesterday… Answers that will help you solve critical problems and significantly improve your operation.

So, I was super excited when my friend and industry collaborator Jaime Oikle of www.runningrestaurants.com suggested that we ask our listeners for their most challenging questions.