Restaurant Unstoppable Past Episodes

293: 5 ways to empower the people you lead with Dave Stachowiak

Today Dave Stachowiak is here to share with 5 ways you can empower the people you lead.Dave Stachowiak is the founder and host of Coaching for Leaders a top 10 careers podcast on iTunes. He was named in Forbes as one of the 25 Professional Networking Experts to Watch in 2015 and has also been featured in … Listen Now…

292: Its not always about the money with Sondra Bernstein

Going on 20 years now Sandra Bernstein had been Owner of The Girl and the Fig. Today, Sondra has expanded her operations with The Fig Cafe & winebar in Glen Ellen, as well as a unique event space in Sonoma Known as Suite D. She is also the author of two books: The Girl and the … Listen Now…

291: Leading from where you are with Chris Deferio

In this episode we talk about leading from where you are, staying in touch with what fascinates you about this industry, how to overcome the lens through which a manager is seen, and representing the product and the story behind it. 16 years of experience as a barista, trainer, USBC competitor, competition creator, writer, consultant, … Listen Now…

290: Becoming a BOLD leader with Kathleen Wood

Kathleen is the founder of Kathleen Wood Partners, LLC, an innovative growth strategy firm specializing in shifting leaders and businesses to new levels of success. Kathleen Wood Partners consults with clients to identify and clarify their purpose and competitive differentials to accelerate their growth and profitability. Kathleen Wood Partners collaborate with managers, leaders, and companies … Listen Now…

289: Becoming a person of value with Chef Dustin Valette

This is a two-part interview starting with Chef Dustin Vallette and ending with his Brother Aaron Garzini. Dustin Vallette and Aaron Garzini are the co-owners of Valette Healdsburg. The vision for their restaurant came into the frame over 15 years ago while at their farther’s house enjoying a glass of wine. They both went on … Listen Now…

288: Choosing to be great instead of big with Scotty Wise

In this episode we talk about doing something great instead of something big, extending trust before receiving it, surrounding yourself with great people, and hiring people that make you laugh. Scott Wise is the President & CEO of a Pots & Pans Production, the parent management company for Scotty’s Brewhouse, Thr3e Wise Men Brewing Company, … Listen Now…