Owner Interviews http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6827/more en Getting out of your comfort zone http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/getting-out-your-comfort-zone <div class="node-body audio-body">Hear from Aaron Siegel, owner of Fiery Ron's Home Team BBQ in Charleston, SC</div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/site-files/restaurant-hospitality.com/files/podcast/audio/ROU_Siegel.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=35751161">ROU_Siegel.mp3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/getting-out-your-comfort-zone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/getting-out-your-comfort-zone#comments Owner Interviews Fri, 24 Jul 2015 14:00:00 +0000 45061 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Back East: How one California restaurant business is launching an expansion http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/back-east-how-one-california-restaurant-business-launching-expansion <div class="field-deck"> 15-unit Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill, based in Southern California, is exploring a whole new region. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">15-unit Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill, based in Southern California, is exploring a whole new region.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/back-east-how-one-california-restaurant-business-launching-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/back-east-how-one-california-restaurant-business-launching-expansion#comments Owner Interviews Featured Operators Thu, 16 Jul 2015 17:19:00 +0000 44821 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Atlantic salmon with Jim Beam, brown sugar and soy sauce.</p> Sambar fuses flavors of India, California http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/sambar-fuses-flavors-india-california <div class="field-byline"> Lisa Jennings </div> <div class="field-deck"> Akasha Richmond’s second L.A. concept puts a spin on traditional dishes. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Akasha Richmond’s second L.A. concept puts a spin on traditional dishes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/sambar-fuses-flavors-india-california" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/sambar-fuses-flavors-india-california#comments Owner Interviews New Restaurant Concepts Wed, 15 Jul 2015 13:25:00 +0000 44171 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>In the space that once housed Ford&rsquo;s Filling Station, Sambar is a few doors down from Richmond&rsquo;s seven-year-old restaurant Akasha.</p> Restaurant owner takes stand with food sourcing http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/restaurant-owner-takes-stand-food-sourcing <div class="node-body audio-body">Seth Gross believes in standing for something</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/owner-interviews/restaurant-owner-takes-stand-food-sourcing" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/site-files/restaurant-hospitality.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2015/07/roulogopromo.gif" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/site-files/restaurant-hospitality.com/files/podcast/audio/ROU_Gross.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=30506964">ROU_Gross.mp3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/restaurant-owner-takes-stand-food-sourcing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/restaurant-owner-takes-stand-food-sourcing#comments Owner Interviews Tue, 07 Jul 2015 20:16:00 +0000 44741 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com 5 questions with Chris Cusack http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/5-questions-chris-cusack <div class="field-deck"> The co-owner of Houston multi-concept company, Treadsack, takes a breather in Aspen to discuss life in the fast lane. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The co-owner of Houston multi-concept restaurant company, Treadsack, takes a breather in Aspen to discuss life in the fast lane.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/5-questions-chris-cusack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/5-questions-chris-cusack#comments Owner Interviews Aspen Mon, 06 Jul 2015 19:56:00 +0000 44641 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Chris Cusack</p> 5 questions with Drew Nieporent http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/5-questions-drew-nieporent <div class="field-deck"> The Myriad Restaurant Group founder, a longtime Aspen attendee, talks about the Classic and his restaurant portfolio </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Myriad Restaurant Group founder, a longtime Aspen attendee, talks about the Classic and his restaurant portfolio</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/5-questions-drew-nieporent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/5-questions-drew-nieporent#comments Owner Interviews Aspen Tue, 30 Jun 2015 20:28:00 +0000 44521 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Drew Nieporent</p> 5 questions with Tony Marchese http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/5-questions-tony-marchese <div class="field-deck"> The owner/operator of two outstanding Palm Springs concepts — Trio and The Purple Room — dishes about life in the California desert. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The owner/operator of two outstanding Palm Spring concepts — Trio and The Purple Room — dishes about life in the California dessert.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/5-questions-tony-marchese" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/5-questions-tony-marchese#comments Owner Interviews Aspen Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:38:00 +0000 44441 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Tony Marchese</p> What it takes to open a restaurant http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/what-it-takes-open-restaurant <div class="node-body audio-body">Kristian Cosentino will soon open Dirty Water in San Francisco</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/owner-interviews/what-it-takes-open-restaurant" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/site-files/restaurant-hospitality.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2015/06/roulogopromo_1.gif" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/site-files/restaurant-hospitality.com/files/podcast/audio/ROU_Cosentino.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=35231176">ROU_Cosentino.mp3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/what-it-takes-open-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/what-it-takes-open-restaurant#comments Owner Interviews Mon, 22 Jun 2015 14:00:00 +0000 44111 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com 5 questions with Sprout LA's Bill Chait http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/5-questions-sprout-las-bill-chait <div class="field-byline"> Lisa Jennings </div> <div class="field-deck"> The man behind some of SoCal’s hottest concepts talks hiring top talent, minimum wage and what’s next for Sprout LA. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The man behind some of SoCal’s hottest concepts talks hiring top talent, minimum wage and what’s next for Sprout LA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/5-questions-sprout-las-bill-chait" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/5-questions-sprout-las-bill-chait#comments Owner Interviews New Restaurant Concepts Executives Tue, 16 Jun 2015 14:00:00 +0000 43911 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Meatball Shop co-owner discusses keeping a customer for life http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/meatball-shop-co-owner-discusses-keeping-customer-life <div class="node-body audio-body">After five years, Holzman and partner Michael Chernow have built a wildly successful, six-unit business</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/owner-interviews/meatball-shop-co-owner-discusses-keeping-customer-life" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/site-files/restaurant-hospitality.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2015/06/roulogopromo_0.gif" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/site-files/restaurant-hospitality.com/files/podcast/audio/ROU_Holzman_podcast.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=25853028">ROU_Holzman_podcast.mp3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/meatball-shop-co-owner-discusses-keeping-customer-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/meatball-shop-co-owner-discusses-keeping-customer-life#comments Owner Interviews Mon, 08 Jun 2015 14:00:00 +0000 43311 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com