Owner Interviews http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6827/more en Fast-casual concept The Stand poised for growth http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/fast-casual-concept-stand-poised-growth <div class="field-deck"> The four-unit L.A. chain, armed with cash from a new partner, is ready to expand throughout Southern California and beyond. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How does a sudden influx of funding change a small restaurant business? That’s what The Stand is in the process of finding out. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/fast-casual-concept-stand-poised-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/fast-casual-concept-stand-poised-growth#comments Owner Interviews Featured Operators Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:30:00 +0000 53931 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>The newest location of The Stand, Northridge, CA.</p> The Stand Managing growth: When should your restaurant expand? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/managing-growth-when-should-your-restaurant-expand <div class="field-byline"> Ty Kiisel </div> <div class="field-deck"> Have you outgrown your capacity? Ask yourself if it's time for the next step. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Have you outgrown your capacity? Ask yourself if it's time for the next step. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/managing-growth-when-should-your-restaurant-expand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/managing-growth-when-should-your-restaurant-expand#comments Owner Interviews Fri, 22 Apr 2016 12:28:00 +0000 53781 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Look before you leap: Ask some important questions before you take on more.</p> Thinkstock Pitmaster shares passion for barbecue http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/pitmaster-shares-passion-barbecue <div class="node-body video-body">Elliott Moss talks growing up around barbecue pits and his insistence on using only pasture-raised local hogs</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/pitmaster-shares-passion-barbecue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/pitmaster-shares-passion-barbecue#comments Owner Interviews Featured Operators Tue, 12 Apr 2016 17:28:00 +0000 53411 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Philly’s Solomonov, Cook ready to take Manhattan http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/philly-s-solomonov-cook-ready-take-manhattan <div class="field-deck"> The pair behind Zahav and CookNSolo talks about growth, Israeli cooking and why you’re making chicken soup wrong. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Michael Solomonov and Steven Cook celebrate a James Beard cookbook nomination and grow their portfolio of restaurants.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/philly-s-solomonov-cook-ready-take-manhattan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/philly-s-solomonov-cook-ready-take-manhattan#comments Owner Interviews Featured Operators Top Chefs Tue, 29 Mar 2016 20:12:00 +0000 53041 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Michael Solomonov and Steven Cook traveling in Israel</p> Michael Regan Solar energy helps power one San Diego restaurant http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/solar-energy-helps-power-one-san-diego-restaurant <div class="field-deck"> Panels shade the patio and supply a third of Coasterra's electricity needs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Panels shade the patio and supply a third of Coasterra's electricity needs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/solar-energy-helps-power-one-san-diego-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/solar-energy-helps-power-one-san-diego-restaurant#comments Owner Interviews How To Tue, 29 Mar 2016 14:00:00 +0000 53061 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Coasterra has extensive outdoor space with views of the San Diego Bay.</p> Auda & Coudayre Photography Seattle-based Homegrown branching out to Bay Area http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/seattle-based-homegrown-branching-out-bay-area <div class="field-deck"> The emerging sandwich chain’s mantra is “growth with purpose.” </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The emerging sandwich chain’s mantra is “growth with purpose.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/seattle-based-homegrown-branching-out-bay-area" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/seattle-based-homegrown-branching-out-bay-area#comments Owner Interviews New Restaurant Concepts Thu, 24 Mar 2016 21:15:00 +0000 52971 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Homegrown is known for its focused menu of sandwiches, soups and salads made using all-organic ingredients.</p> Homegrown Phoenix food scene on the rise http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/phoenix-food-scene-rise <div class="node-body article-body">Justin Beckett is a key player in this Sun Belt city's growing culture of chef-driven concepts. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/phoenix-food-scene-rise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/phoenix-food-scene-rise#comments Owner Interviews Wed, 23 Mar 2016 09:30:00 +0000 52901 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>&quot;There&rsquo;s a perception that we live in this backwards desert,&quot; says Justin Beckett.</p> Justin Beckett John Besh group makes a push for hotel sites http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/john-besh-group-makes-push-hotel-sites <div class="field-deck"> The New Orleans-based Besh Restaurant Group has partnered with one hotel group and set up a division that will specialize in hotel deals. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The New Orleans-based Besh Restaurant Group has partnered with one hotel group and set up a division that will specialize in hotel deals.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/john-besh-group-makes-push-hotel-sites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/john-besh-group-makes-push-hotel-sites#comments Owner Interviews New Restaurant Concepts Mon, 14 Mar 2016 14:30:00 +0000 52561 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Besh: New hotel division will provide team with expanded opportunities.</p> Rush Jagoe Cheeseburger Bobby’s lets customers do the customizing http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/cheeseburger-bobby-s-lets-customers-do-customizing <div class="field-byline"> Paris Wolfe </div> <div class="field-deck"> Build-your-own burgers, fries and frozen custard are driving growth for this Atlanta-based brand. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Build-your-own burgers, fries and frozen custard are driving growth for this Atlanta-based brand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/cheeseburger-bobby-s-lets-customers-do-customizing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/cheeseburger-bobby-s-lets-customers-do-customizing#comments Food Trends Owner Interviews Consumer Trends Wed, 09 Mar 2016 16:00:00 +0000 52481 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Guests can customize their burgers in 1 million ways at Cheeseburger Bobby&#39;s.</p> Cheeseburger Bobby's Café Momentum gives troubled youth a second chance http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/caf-momentum-gives-troubled-youth-second-chance <div class="field-byline"> Paris Wolfe </div> <div class="field-deck"> Internship program provides training and a head start on foodservice jobs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An internship program provides training and a head start on foodservice jobs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/caf-momentum-gives-troubled-youth-second-chance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/caf-momentum-gives-troubled-youth-second-chance#comments H.R./Legal Owner Interviews Community Service Mon, 07 Mar 2016 19:37:00 +0000 52321 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Adolph Martin, left,&nbsp;and Malik Runnels are two of Caf<span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">&eacute;</span>&nbsp;Momentum&#39;s nearly 200 interns.</p> Haynsworth Photography