#041: Jarod Kelly on the Craft Beer Business

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Did you know 77% of America’s hops come from the state of Washington, yet most Americans live within 10 miles of a craft brewery? In episode #041 of the Social Restaurant Podcast, I welcome Jarod Kelly, Chief Happiness Officer of Hopjacks, a Pensacola, Fla. based restaurant with five unique locations vested in the craft beer business. Yes, you […]

This Week in Restaurant Technologies #010: NRA Show Recap

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NRA Show Recap In this week’s show, I just returned from four days at the National Restaurant Show in Chicago, IL. I spent lots of time getting to know some of the new, hot technology companies in the NRA Show Tech Pavilion. 1. Privy, a customer tracking service, believe people want to be treated like […]

SRP #040: Sean Kennedy on Rotisserie Chicken and Credit Card Security

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Have you ever eaten at a restaurant and left your copy of the receipt on the table? If so, you could be playing a risky game with your credit card security. Javelin Strategy and Research recently found in their annual survey of identity theft victims, that approximately 13.1 million U.S. adults were hit by Identity […]

This Week in Restaurant Technologies #009: Technology at the NRA Show

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Technology at the NRA Show In this week’s show, Brandon and I dig into the Tech Pavilion at the upcoming National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago, which starts this coming Saturday May 17th. Vendors who have technology at the NRA show are always a hot spot for attention from operators.We have some opinions of the technology sessions […]

#039: Peter Cancro on Point of Sale Systems

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It’s rumored that the Sub or ‘Submarine’ had it’s origin in Boston, MA around the time of World War II. Since that time and due to large pushes by franchised systems, this deli style sandwich has become an international hit. In episode #039 of the Social Restaurant Podcast, I welcome Peter Cancro, Founder and CEO […]