032: Geraldine Blanchot on Patterns and Colors in Restaurant Design

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When you walk into your favorite lunch spot, do you notice what’s hanging on the wall? What about the carpet, or the upholstery in the booth where you sit to eat your lunch? My guess is, probably not – but did you know that all of those design elements absolutely have an effect on what […]

This Week in Restaurant Technologies: Google Cards and Pickle Data [VIDEO]

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I love the way the internet works. About three months back, I happened run across Brandon Hull on one of the mainstay social networks I use. It’s blurry which one it actually was. An Internet marketing extraordinaire and founder of a little site called NextRestaurants.com, Brandon and I hit it off right away.  Since then, […]

#031 Chris Arnold on Chipotle and Farmed and Dangerous

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We talk a lot about restaurant trends on the Social Restaurant Podcast. From consumer demand for ‘farm to table’ options to the shift towards fast casual to how restaurants are using content marketing strategies, our guest and his brand have emerged as a thought leader who is breaking past boundaries in each one of these […]

#030 Shannon Payette Seip of Bean Sprouts on Healthy Menu Options for Kids

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I love my kids, but sometimes they can be the pickiest of eaters. And when they’re not happy with the menu, my wife and I hear about it to no end. As a parent, I can tell you first hand that it’s always a challenge to find good, healthy food that your kids can get […]

#029 Matt DeBusk on Content Marketing for Franchised Restaurants

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How important of a role does brand play when growing a franchised restaurant system?  And, what about content marketing? My guest this week believes this all works together to create a key formula that is critical to success. And in his system, he sits right in the middle of the cross-section between the two leading […]