In this episode of the Restaurant Rockstars Podcast, I’m speaking with Mr. Scott Gittrich, the CEO of Toppers Pizza, one of the fastest growing pizza chains in the country. Scott set his company up for major success, and this episode is stacked with key-learnings and nuggets for your own operation.
At some point, you’ll start thinking seriously about your “Exit Strategy” from the business. This might mean retirement, selling your operation, walking away to start a new business, or just spending more time with family. You can’t do any of these things without a solid manager or two that you can trust.
In this episode of the Restaurant Rockstars Podcast I’m speaking with Mr. Ian Pomerville, the Director of Food & Beverage for The Lodge at Spruce Peak in beautiful Stowe, Vermont. Known as “Ski Capital of the East”, some would say Stowe is busier in the summer than winter. Regardless of season, The Lodge is always hopping with upscale guests used to pampered service and perfection with every minute detail.
It’s no secret that to be really successful in this business, you must stay focused on Efficiency, Productivity and Profit! Cost Controls are right at the top of that list as well! Your restaurant’s biggest expense is probably your Labor Cost. With all the challenges of staffing right now, you need to also be thinking about keeping your team happy. In this episode of the Restaurant Rockstars Podcast, I’m speaking with Jordan Boesch, CEO of 7shifts, an all-in-one labor management solution.
In this episode of the Restaurant Rockstars Podcast, I am speaking with Mr. Kevin Bazner, the C.E.O. of A & W Restaurants. It’s amazing that this successful restaurant brand has shown double digit growth the last 2 years, even during the pandemic. You’ll be surprised at A & W’s Covid strategy not to scale back on their inside dining room model.
Technology that empowers your customer to order, split checks and pay from their own mobile device. Today’s guest is Jon Squire, CEO of Card Free an all-in-one platform that simplifies the ordering and payment process with contactless technology.
In this episode of the Restaurant Rockstars Podcast listen as we speak with Renae Scott of California based Ike’s Love & Sandwiches. As Chief Marketing Officer, Renae and her team are building powerful loyalty for this fast-growing chain of sandwich shops. You will learn so many best-practices and executable ideas for your own place!
In today’s episode of the Restaurant Rockstars Podcast, Im speaking with Mr. Manik Suri Founder and CEO of Therma. Manik recognized that billions of dollars are lost each year in product and food waste and he decided to make a difference. He created a system with simple sensors that immediately notify you and your team of equipment failure, power outage and even human error if a freezer door is left open. You can take instant action before product and money are lost.
In this episode of the Restaurant Rockstars Podcast, I thought I’d go back in time… Two decades to be specific, and reflect on how I came to start my first restaurant. All the challenges, pitfalls, small victories and hard-won successes that I found along the way.
Why customers are once again visiting restaurants for the food and convenience, but returning for cleanliness and safety. Don’t miss this episode of the Restaurant Rockstars Podcast as I speak with Mr. Paul Edmondson, Vice President of Proctor & Gamble Professional. Paul has a true passion for the hospitality industry, and he applies a personal approach to elevate this business. Finding the balance between investments and improvements are critical as restaurant revenues recover from this pandemic.