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151: Darren Dennington | 5 Steps to Retain Your Employees

    Today’s guest SLAMS us with actionable advice from implementing systems, developing people, retaining staff and holding weekly meetings. If you know your restaurant needs changes and you don’t know where to start hit play, because Darren provides step by step lists on where we can get started on becoming UNSTOPPABLE! Darren Dennington has over 30…

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150: Michael Biesemeyer | Train Your Mind To See The Good In Every Situation

    If you believe in the power of positive energy and optimism this guest’s stories and advice are for you! Michael Biesemeyer has been working in various capacities in restaurants for over 22 years. Along the way he has developed a skill set in new media that is specifically tailored to the service industry. Additionally…

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149: Chef Franco Carubia | Have Passion, Dedication, and Drive To Be Better

In this episode Chef Franco share how important Passion, Dedication, and the drive to always be better helped him achieve success. Chef Carubia developed an appreciation for inspired cuisine at a young age. Raised in England with Italian heritage, Franco’s cultural exploration deepened his passion for fresh and local ingredients. His role as Sous Chef…

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148: Talking Tuesdays | The 3 Secrets to Become a One Minute Manager

    It’s Talking Tuesday and you know what that means! I’m going solo! In this episode we’re discussing The New One Minute Manager, by Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson M.D. This book that has been mention a hand full of times on the show by past guest and its purpose is to help you lead and…

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147: Kamron Karington | Leveraging Loyalty Programs and Email Lists for Guest Retention

  Listen to this episode for: incredible stories of perseverance; to learn about the power of optimism; and for some actionable advice on leveraging data, loyalty programs, and email lists. Kamron Karington bought a run-down, nearly bankrupt pizzeria. On the first day nearly half his crew walked out on him. Over the next three years and…

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146: Authority Thursday |Making Story Telling Cool Again

  This Thursday we’re speaking with Al Brandano. Al grew up in a bakery, has owned his own restaurants, is a commercial pilot, and when he’s not flying he’s chasing his entrepreneurial passion of making story telling cool again with TheVoiceLibrary.net. The topic of discussion: the impact of engaging your guest and community with story…

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145: Paul Paz | Legitimizing Career Servers Nationwide

Discover the rewards and legitimacy of being a career server. Being a server is an extremely rewarding and fulfilling career and Paul shares his approach and secrets to leading a happy and profitable life as a server. Paul C. Paz has been a professional career waiter and Hospitality Consultant since 1980. He authored the books Service At…

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144: Matthew Vannini |5 Things Successful Restaurants Do

Listen to this episode and learn about using your power for good and why what you’re doing doesn’t matter unless you’re doing the right things for others. Also, Matt Vannini will wrap up by dropping “The Top 5 things a restaurant should be doing to be successful.” Matt grew up in the restaurant industry and…

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143: Chef Robert Fleming |Mixed Experiences and Mentors Will Lift You to Success

    Robert is an “old school” restaurant pro who came up in the business starting at age 14 in Chicago, Illinois. With a dual degree in Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management, Robert has worked for some of the best in the hospitality business. His Chicago experiences, in addition to working in memorable San Antonio…

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142: Talking Tuesday | 8 Steps to Establishing a Mission and Vision For a Pre-Existing Restaurant

    If you’ve been listening to Restaurant Unstoppable, by now you’ve picked up on how important it is to establish a positive and inspiring culture in your restaurant. Developing that culture of greatness all starts with creating an impactful mission statements and visions of the future. But what happens when we’re a part of…

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