#013 Restaurant Catering with Erle Dardick of MonkeyMedia Software

Erle Dardick MonkeyMedia Software

Here’s a tough question for any restaurant operator: As we gear up for the holiday season, just how important are off-premise sales to your restaurant’s business? When I was at Bob Evans, this time of year meant ramping up the campaigns, operations and logistics that helped us grow revenues by marketing our branded Thanksgiving dinner […]

How To Rock a Trade Show on a Budget

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I’m delighted to have my friend Audrey Walker as a guest on the blog today.   I was so impressed with what she and her company ShiftNote pulled off at the National Restaurant Association show earlier his year, I asked her to write about it here. ShiftNote is also a sponsor of my Social Restaurant […]

#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. […]

#007: Matt Thompson of Shiftnote on Employee Scheduling Software

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In this week’s episode of The Social Restaurant Podcast, I welcome Matt Thompson,the CEO and Cofounder of ShiftNote.  Matt is a restaurant industry-lifer, having spent the majority of his career opening new locations for brands like Rain Forrest Cafe, J. Gilbert’s Wood-Fired Steaks and Houlihan’s.  He’s also spent time supporting local restaurant operators as a consulting […]