In this episode of the Restaurant RockStars Podcast, I’m speaking with Ken Rubin, Chief Culinary Officer of Rouxbe, the world’s leading online culinary school. Whether you’re a restaurant owner, chef or line cook, now may be the time to uplevel your kitchen talent. This pandemic keeps on keeping on, but you’re future in this business depends on your creativity, skillset and value to your employer.
In this episode of the Restaurant Rockstars Podcast, I’m speaking with Lindsey Anderson, a top sommelier and now proprietor of UVAE Kitchen & Wine Bar in Chicagoland. During these challenging times, we could all use a dose of best practices so Tune-In, listen and learn as Lindsey dishes on her decades of success!
For those unfamiliar, Artificial Intelligence allows software to think like and interact with humans. Listen to see how you can capture key marketing information on your customers such as “how frequently they visit, their favorite menu items and even what they spend”. With text or email, Jerry shows how you can deliver powerful marketing promotions to your best customers or less frequent diners. Interestingly, iOrder can even make food & drink suggestions which raises check averages.
You have to tune in this week as I’m speaking with Max Sheets, an illustrious 30 year veteran of start-ups, major chains and franchises. From concept and menu development to finding the real estate, staffing, leading by example, critical numbers and all-important brand building, Max has done it. Here’s a true restaurant evangelist!
In this episode of the Restaurant RockStars Podcast, I’m speaking with Matt Selbie of www.opiniator.com. His system allows immediate customer feedback via mobile device. Your staff take appropriate action, recover the situation, satisfy the customer and retain their loyalty.
In this week’s episode of the Restaurant RockStars Podcast, my friend and fellow industry pro Jaime Oikle of www.runningrestaurants.com and I are speaking to a restaurateur with the magic touch. Nick Bogacz of Caliente Pizza & Draft House is building a pizza empire with street smarts, gut instincts and a flair for promotion while also dealing with the Covid crisis.
From time to time, our restaurants need a makeover, a fresh new look and furniture makes the biggest splash. It’s not only greater comfort for your guests, but just the thing to transform your ambiance. Maybe now’s the time to think furniture while your dining room may still be idle or you’re looking to Up the “Wow Factor” in your place. In this episode of the Restaurant RockStars Podcast, I’m once again with George Deeb, CEO of Restaurant Furniture Plus. They’re the largest online source of restaurant, hotel and hospitality furniture on the planet.
In this week’s episode of the Restaurant RockStars Podcast, I’m speaking with Elizabeth Blau of Honey Salt in Las Vegas. Elizabeth is highly acclaimed as a 30+ year veteran restaurateur, a James Beard nominee, Judge on “Iron Chef America”, as well as in-demand consultant. Interestingly, she is also widely credited as the person who transformed Las Vegas into the “Celebrity Chef” destination that it’s now known for.
These are crazy times and no-one knows what the future holds. This is precisely why you should take control, plan for your future and the future of your business. In this episode of the Restaurant RockStars Podcast I’m speaking with Ashley Micciche, the CEO of True North Retirement Advisors. You may or many not be ready to retire due to Covid or other reasons, but this show is really all about how you can protect and grow the value of your business now during this pandemic.
Long before the crisis hit, drive-thru’s changed the way restaurants served their customers. The opportunity is now greater than ever to take the standard drive-thru up a notch or two with customer safety, convenience and entertainment paramount. It’s time to work “ON” your business, not just to survive this crisis but to dominate your competition.…