Past Episodes

044: Talking Tuesday | Chip Conley’s 7 Practices of PEAK Leadership

 

Peak by Chip Conley book coverThis week’s Talking Tuesday will covering Peak: How Great Companies Get Their Mojo from Maslow by Chip Conley. PEAK takes Abraham Maslows Hierarchy of Needs theory and applies it the hospitality industry. I couldn’t figure out exactly what to share from the book and what not to share, so I decided to cover the 7 Practices of PEAK Leadership which is an article written by Chip Conley in the Huffington Post. These 7 practices of PEAK Leadership are not taken from the book, but they are very closely paralleled with the messages of the book. Apply these 7 concepts and your restaurant dreams will be unstoppable. 

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043 Authority Thursday | Paul Antico on What Your Restaurant Can Do To Be Allergy Opportunistic

 

Paul-Antico-Family-Shot-(5)Todays guest, Paul Antico is the father of 3 food allergic children, he is also the CEO and Founder of AllergyEats.com. AllergyEats.com is the largest online guide to allergy friendly restaurants. Click play and find out what we can do at our own restaurants to be more allergy alert and sensitive to our guest who have a REAL issue. Don’t forget, we are in the business of service.

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042 Dan Sbicca of Sbicca Bistro

For 16 years Todays guest has been doing what he is most passionate about, and that is making people at Del Mar’s Sbacci Bistro happy. During his stretch as owner and the front of house leader, Dan and his restaurant have been acknowledged by numerous awards and have been featured in countless magazines for their … Listen Now…

041 Talking Tuesday | 5 Laws of Stratospheric Success

TheGo-GiverToday we’re going to recap The 5 Laws of Stratospheric Success that will make your restaurant dreams unstoppable. These 5 laws were taken from an incredible book, The Go Giver, by Bob Burg and John D. Mann. The Laws of Value, Compensation, Influence, Authenticity and Receptivity. Listen to this episode and discover how these 5 laws will make you and your restaurant dreams unstoppable.

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040: Jeffrey Saad of La Ventura Restaurant

  Today’s guest started his career at the tender age of 13. He has come a long way and since has created and contributed to many successful restaurants, including San Francisco’s Sweet Heat and Pasta Pomodoro and Los Angeles’s La Ventura Restaurant. Not only is Jeffrey a successful chef and Restaurateur, but he is also the … Listen Now…

037: Beth Peterson of Beth’s Table

Beth was a savvy restaurateur for 9 years and has held many additional titles in her hospitality career. These titles include: The Chief Yummy Officer at Yummy Nation, inventive home entertainer, mom, and globe trotting event planner. In 2011 Beth launched Beth’s Table, where she shares her love for entertaining through workshops, catering  and consulting. She … Listen Now…

036: Nico Santucci of Black Door Global

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Where to start? Today’s guest is an entrepreneur, restaurateur, real estate junky and the list goes on. He is not a business man. He’s a business, man. Originally, I sought Nico for his work at Capo’s Restaurant and Speakeasy, but once I started pulling back the layers, I quickly realized it would be easier to explain what he hasn’t done, rather than what he has. I could spell it all out here, but you’d be better off Googling “Nico Santucci Black Door Global“, and pulling back the layers just like I did.

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035: Authority Thursday | Derek Richmond on 4 Tips to Taking the Perfect Food Selfie

 

 

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The food industry prevails in Chicago and New York City, and much of Derek’s work centers around it. He is able to capture food like never before and define it in new ways. He has worked with top chefs, restaurants, hotels and corporations to capture the perfect “food selfie”. Today, he is going to share with you his secrets. Derek will tell us how pre-visualization, quality of light, digging deeper and depth of field will increase the quality of your next food photo.

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