Listen on as CHEF DAVID BURKE and I discuss formal education versus apprenticeship, opportunity and where to find it, key-learnings and practices in opening new concepts, maintaining consistency, menus and profitability, food critics, marketing and so many other inspiring topics!
Viewing entries tagged
You know this business is all about passion… the blood, sweat, tears and hard knocks that define a triumphant restaurateur. Listen as Chris tells his story of the obstacles he faced to establish his now busy Cafe, the steps he’s taking to “systemize” his operation and how dreams still come true everyday in the restaurant business.
In my last episode #57 we calculated your Profit per Dish in every category. Now armed with this powerful information, the Product Mix Report (PMIX) is the “key” that shows your restaurant’s volume of sales for every product on the menu. All you do is plug in a particular date range (at least a month or two) and see if your Most Profitable Items are your restaurant’s Biggest Sellers… If Not, time to do some menu tweaking to maximize your restaurant profits!
Episode #45 Part 2 - Your Burning Restaurant Questions Continued with Jaime Oikle of Running Restaurants
In my last episode, my friend and fellow industry Pro Jaime Oikle of www.runningrestaurants.com suggested we ask our listeners for their most challenging questions. You responded and the Q & A session was super powerful.
Here’s an easy & inexpensive way to create an amazing video that brings your restaurant to life for the customer even when they’re not in your restaurant. How powerful is that? You can demonstrate your food, service & ambiance… everything that makes your place special and get those customers in your door and coming back again and again.