#008: Cherryh Butler on Fast Casual Restaurant Trends

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In this week’s episode of the Social Restaurant Podcast, we’re taking a deep dive into the most explosive segment in the restaurant industry! Cherryh Butler is the Editor of FastCasual.com, and she joins me this week to share behind-the-scenes insights on fast casual industry movers and shakers, hot new concepts and what’s in store for the segment 2014. […]

#006: Exploring the Rise of Social Media Executives

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In this week’s episode of The Social Restaurant Podcast, we’re going to explore the rise of social media executives. During the show, I share research, insights and examples of on how executives in all sizes of companies, are using content and social media to foster brand advocacy, both inside and outside of the company walls. […]

#003: Zoës Kitchen on Social Intelligence

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How does your brand sift through all the social media noise to get to the trends and insights that help you make better decisions? My guests this week seem to have found the answer by investing an idea known as ‘social intelligence.” In episode #003 of the Social Restaurant Podcast, I’m delighted to be joined by […]

#002: Identifying and Activating Brand Advocates with Rob Fuggetta and Chelsea Hickey of Zuberance

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Would you rather have one blockbuster celebrity endorse your brand or the lady who chairs the parent-action committee at the neighborhood grade school? In recent years, restaurant marketing teams have become obsessed with the idea of reaching online influencers with promotions, announcements and other messages. I do believe that in the right time and place, each of […]

#001: How Moe’s Southwest Grill Did the Harlem Shake

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You’ve already heard of the Harlem Shake meme. It seems everyone has these days. Perhaps maybe you’ve even pulled out those crazy costume props leftover from last year’s Halloween party, called your friends and produced your own version of the 30 second clip that has dominated YouTube in the previous months. But as a marketer, would you […]