#038: Dan Ponton on Building Corporate Culture While Working From Home

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Forrester Research predicts that by 2016 more than 63 million Americans will be working from the comfort of their homes. Does this stat actually apply to the corporate culture of restaurant systems? My guest this week is living proof that it does. In episode #038 of the Social Restaurant Podcast, I welcome Dan Ponton, CEO of Roosters, an Ohio-based […]

This Week in Restaurant Technologies #007: Your Restaurant in the Mobile World

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How to Improve Your Restaurant in the Mobile World In this week’s show, Brandon and I continue the chat on mobile payment, highlighting some restaurant systems who are developing partners with major technology companies like Google. We also look at a new review site and how it is changing the online restaurant world. 1. Dominos Wants […]

#037: Jason Smylie on Using Google Glass in the Restaurant Business

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You’ve heard us mention Google Glass a few times on the show, right? But what exactly is Google Glass? And more importantly, does it have any use cases in my restaurant system? In episode #037 of the Social Restaurant Podcast, I welcome Jason Smylie, EVP, CIO and CMO of Caproitti’s Sandwich Shop, a franchised system that has recently […]

This Week in Restaurant Technologies #006: New Technologies for Restaurants to Consider

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This week, Brandon and I are back with episode 006 of This Week in Restaurant Technologies. Google has released some hot new inventions to utilize, and chain restaurants have taken to social media to resurrect past menu items. Also, if you’re currently making some decisions for your restaurants’ mobile presence, we’ve got some commentary on […]

036: Dan Kim on Using Social Media to Grow a Frozen Yogurt Franchise

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In October if 2013, CNBC reported that major American private equity firms have been pouring money into an early stage restaurant industry segment that is poised for explosive growth over the next decade. If you guessed Frozen Yogurt, you are dead on!  “FroYo”— as the product often is called by a growing number of fans […]