Juan Higueros Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Bear Robotics

Episode #276 Short Staffed? Why Not a Restaurant Robot?

We’re all suffering from the Labor Shortage, and now that business is booming, your staff is exhausted and getting burnt out. What’s the answer? Well, you might consider getting a restaurant robot! In this episode of the Restaurant Rockstars Podcast I’m speaking with Juan Higueros Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Bear Robotics, the creator of “Servi”, the restaurant robot.

This Juice Bar is Really “Shaking” Things Up!

Episode #268 This Juice Bar is Really “Shaking” Things Up!

In this episode of the Restaurant Rockstars Podcast, I introduce Susan Taylor/ President & CEO along with Chris Britt and Ed St. Geme as Co-Owners of Juice It Up. The menu, vibe, store design and service make for a winning restaurant formula. Doing this in one location is hard… duplicating this into a fast-growing franchise, that’s another ballgame!

Brian Cotlove, Chief Business Officer of Bentobox

Episode #266 Increase Sales & Profits with Online Restaurant Solutions

This pandemic has absolutely required your restaurant to adapt to the times and adopt new customer safe, friendly conveniences. This is more important now than ever as we emerge from the crisis. The good news is, these guest-friendly conveniences actually increase Sales and Profits. In this episode of the Restaurant Rockstars Podcast, I’m speaking with Brian Cotlove, Chief Business Officer of Bentobox, an All-In-1 platform that delivers Online Ordering, Gift Cards, Event Tickets, Retail Merchandise sales, Restaurant Websites and more!

Matt Plapp

Episode #265 Restaurant Marketing that really WORKS!

Most restaurateurs are great at food, but Marketing is not their strong point. Is it any wonder, I constantly see restaurants throwing Tens of Thousands of Dollars $$$ away on everyday advertising costs. In this episode of the Restaurant Rockstars Podcast, I’m speaking with Matt Plapp, the founder of Americas Best Restaurants and author of the new book “Restaurant Marketing That Works; Before, During and After the Pandemic”!

Episode #264 Pride, Passion & Purpose Grows this Pizza Chain

Episode #264 Pride, Passion & Purpose Grows this Pizza Chain – Mountain Mike’s

Big or small; chain or indie, we can all learn from true success. In this episode of the Restaurant Rockstars Podcast, I’m speaking with Co-Owner Chris Britt and Jim Metevier, President and C.O.O. of Mountain Mike’s Pizza. Their success following this formula has exceeded 200+ units and continues to grow with new franchise opportunities.

Episode #263 Order Smart, Save Labor, GET MONEY BACK!

Episode #263 Order Smart, Save Labor, Get Money Back – Warner Siebert of Cut+Dry

I don’t need to tell you that in most restaurants, the typical order and receiving process is inefficient. In this episode of the Restaurant Rockstars Podcast, I’m speaking with Warner Siebert of Cut+Dry. He’s going to show us a simpler way to place & check-in your orders as well as track rebates and earn rewards. Listen on and see if this saves your operation time and money!

Episode #262 Chef Joshua Karther - Experience, Cool Under Pressure, Inspired Leader

Episode #262 Chef Joshua Karther – Experience, Cool Under Pressure, Inspired Leader

Nothing in this business is more important than laying a sold staff foundation, as your team represent both your brand and ultimate guest experiences. In this episode of the Restaurant Rockstars Podcast, I’m speaking with Chef Joshua Karther of Water’s Edge at Hyatt Lodge in Chicago. Join us as we learn what hospitality truly means and how to be a highly effective leader.