What is a Reasonable Wait Time at a Restaurant?

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Did you know restaurants have wait lists an average of 6.6 hours per week, with the average wait time being 23 minutes? This begs the question of a what reasonable wait time at a restaurant should be? Our guest this week wants to lower that number significantly- so he named his startup NoWait. NoWait is […]

How Does the World See You?

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How does the world see you? Do you know your Fascination Advantages? Are you Power and Prestige? Or Passion and Trust? Out of the seven Advantages, everyone has a Primary, Secondary and Dormant Advantage. You can find out yours and your personality archetype on the Fascination website. In episode #048 of the Social Restaurant Podcast, […]

What’s the Role of Marketing and Finance in Restaurants?

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Fast casual is the fastest growing segment of the restaurant industry and Zoës Kitchen is championing the market. Zoës Kitchen, a fast casual Mediterranean joint headquartered in Texas, recently went public,  and has done incredibly in the market.   In episode #047 of the Social Restaurant Podcast, I welcome back Rachel Phillips-Luther, Vice President of […]

#045: Chris Tomasso on Yelp for Restaurants

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Did you know every star on a Yelp review leads to a 5-9% increase in revenue for restaurants? One of the most useful tools you can utilize is Yelp for restaurants, and your guest this week will attest to how it can affects your reputation. In episode #045 of the Social Restaurant Podcast, I welcome […]

#044: Anthony Lye on Mobile Devices and Cloud Computing

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Microsoft spent 90 percent of its 2011 research and development budget on cloud computing strategy and products, according to Wired. Since 2011, mentions of “the cloud” have skyrocketed, along with use of mobile devices. So how will the trend of mobile devices and cloud computing affect the restaurant industry? My guest this week tells us. […]