This episode of the Restaurant Rockstars Podcast is all about the entrepreneurial journey…. How to grasp it, how to go after it and how to get it! I’m speaking with Benson Tsai of Stellar Pizza. He is a former Rocket Scientist turned Pizza entrepreneur with a dynamic concept that just may upset and transform the way pizza is made, prepared, delivered, and enjoyed.
Today now more than ever, the focus is on guest convenience and safety. What if you could add a virtual Drive-Thru to your business without adding an actual drive-thru lane and window? You Can! In this episode of the Restaurant Rockstars Podcast, I’m speaking with Carl and Javier who are the leaders behind swipe.by. As an independent restaurant, you need every advantage!
Sit down with us in this episode of the Restaurant Rockstars Podcast as I speak with MJ Riva of The Pizza Factory. She’s a down-to-earth, involved operator who will inspire you. Get ready for some powerful takeaways you can take back to your own operation. Learn why people love their pies and why the Pizza Factory says “We Toss Em, They’re Awesome”!
In this episode of the Restaurant Rockstars Podcast, I speak once again with Erik Shellenberger. He’s an industry vet who also happens to be a restaurant bar marketing guru. Erik knows what works, what’s BS, and what you should be thinking about before spending another precious ad dollar.
In this episode of the Restaurant Rockstars Podcast, I’m speaking with Ghost Kitchen veteran, Michael Liu of Just Kitchen. We discuss the new restaurant landscape, alternatives to dine-in, myths & truths of third-party delivery, adding brands to your existing menu, and how to lower your overhead.
As restaurateurs, we must stay relevant to our consumer and consistently deliver convenience, value, quality and service. Countless businesses and successful companies that once dominated their industries and didn’t evolve, no longer exist. Don’t let this happen to your operation.
Rarely do I find a man still working his restaurants 50 years on with the same energy, passion and creativity that led to 26 different restaurants. Imagine building these brands, developing the concepts, leading the teams and fostering the customer relationships. I’m speaking to the legend himself, Mr. Frank Guido. Now in his ‘70’s, Frank still works his four restaurants 7 days a week because as he puts it: “Your best customer is the one in the building”!
In this episode of the Restaurant Rocktars Podcast I speak with Mike Rypka, Founder of Torchy’s Tacos. Starting with a single food trailer in Austin riding a red Vespa scooter passing out “Damn Good” Tacos, Torchys is now in 11 states and growing. Brand-building is a huge component in this company’s success.
Sooner or perhaps later you will think about selling your restaurant. Maybe you want to retire, start another business, spend more time with family or just get out from under your operation. In this episode of the Restaurant Rockstars Podcast, fellow industry Pro Jaime Oikle and I will do a deep dive into the Ins & Outs of buying and selling restaurants.
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!