Owner Interviews http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6827/more en Bobby Flay and the B Team: It takes a village http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/bobby-flay-and-b-team-it-takes-village <div class="field-deck"> Superstar chef Bobby Flay has surrounded himself with a team of talented people who help ensure his success. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Superstar chef Bobby Flay has surrounded himself with a team of talented people who help ensure his success.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/bobby-flay-and-b-team-it-takes-village" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/bobby-flay-and-b-team-it-takes-village#comments Management Tips Chef Interviews Owner Interviews South Beach Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:45:00 +0000 40981 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Mark Estee opens crown jewel of his Reno empire http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/mark-estee-opens-crown-jewel-his-reno-empire <div class="node-body article-body">Reno Provisions is a $2-million, 15,000-square-foot project combining a bar, a cafeteria, a deli, a grocery store, a bakery, a pasta shop and a butcher shop.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/mark-estee-opens-crown-jewel-his-reno-empire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/mark-estee-opens-crown-jewel-his-reno-empire#comments Owner Interviews New Restaurant Concepts Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:00:00 +0000 40821 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Restaurant operator talks single-unit economics http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/restaurant-operator-talks-single-unit-economics <div class="node-body audio-body">Tad Peelen of Joe's Real BBQ also discusses its aggressive employee benefits</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/owner-interviews/restaurant-operator-talks-single-unit-economics" 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/2015/02/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_podcast_Peelen.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=11760227">ROU_podcast_Peelen.mp3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/restaurant-operator-talks-single-unit-economics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/restaurant-operator-talks-single-unit-economics#comments Management Tips Owner Interviews Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 40801 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com At Ford Fry's restaurants, the learning never ends http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/ford-frys-restaurants-learning-never-ends <div class="field-deck"> Career development offers a compelling way to keep good workers from straying at one restaurant company. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At Ford Fry's Atlanta restaurants, an in-house “university” is developing employees and keeping a lid on turnover.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/ford-frys-restaurants-learning-never-ends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/ford-frys-restaurants-learning-never-ends#comments Owner Interviews H.R./Legal Featured Operators Thu, 19 Feb 2015 21:07:00 +0000 40591 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Staff experts share their expertise with coworkers at Ford Fry&#39;s restaurants.</p> Why every restaurant job is a sales job http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/why-every-restaurant-job-sales-job <div class="node-body audio-body">Matt Frey of Bub’s Burgers & Ice Cream says he looks for sales skills in new hires, regardless of the position.</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/restaurantownersuncorked_2015-02-03T11_05_09-08_00.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=15532257">restaurantownersuncorked_2015-02-03T11_05_09-08_00.mp3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/why-every-restaurant-job-sales-job" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/why-every-restaurant-job-sales-job#comments Owner Interviews Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:30:00 +0000 40391 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com 5 ways restaurants can connect with the local community http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/5-ways-restaurants-can-connect-local-community <div class="field-byline"> Nick Vojnovic </div> <div class="field-deck"> To beat the big chains, play the local card. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To beat the big chains, play the local card</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/5-ways-restaurants-can-connect-local-community" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/5-ways-restaurants-can-connect-local-community#comments Marketing Owner Interviews Tue, 10 Feb 2015 22:18:00 +0000 40271 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 10 tips to polish your front-of-house service http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/10-tips-polish-your-front-house-service <div class="node-body article-body">Service pro Jeff Benjamin of Philadelphia's Vetri restaurants shares his recipe for a well-oiled front of house.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/10-tips-polish-your-front-house-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/10-tips-polish-your-front-house-service#comments Management Tips Owner Interviews Wed, 04 Feb 2015 00:54:00 +0000 39871 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Jeff Benjamin will share his front-of-house expertise in an upcoming book, due in March.</p> Vetri Family of Restaurants Employee restaurant ownership drives motivation to succeed http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/employee-restaurant-ownership-drives-motivation-succeed <div class="field-deck"> Ram Restaurants and Breweries is the latest to set up an ESOP, giving all team members shared ownership of the company. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ram Restaurants and Breweries is the latest to set up an ESOP, giving all team members shared ownership of the company.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/employee-restaurant-ownership-drives-motivation-succeed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/employee-restaurant-ownership-drives-motivation-succeed#comments Eat Beat Owner Interviews Operations Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:00:00 +0000 39501 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Eighty percent of Ram Restaurants and Breweries&#39; beer sales are of their in-house brews.</p> Ram Restaurants and Breweries 10 more new restaurants we're dying to try http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/10-more-new-restaurants-were-dying-try <div class="node-body gallery-body">Rising star chefs and innovative restaurant groups are opening up unique destinations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/10-more-new-restaurants-were-dying-try" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/10-more-new-restaurants-were-dying-try#comments Management Tips Chef Interviews Owner Interviews Restaurants We're Dying to Try New Restaurant Concepts Fri, 09 Jan 2015 19:34:00 +0000 39171 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Flat Top Grill makeover taps into consumer trends http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/flat-top-grill-makeover-taps-consumer-trends <div class="field-deck"> Post-bankruptcy, a brand that has plodded along for two decades gets a push start from new owners, management. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Post-bankruptcy, a brand that has plodded along for two decades gets a push from new owners, management.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/flat-top-grill-makeover-taps-consumer-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/flat-top-grill-makeover-taps-consumer-trends#comments Eat Beat Business Owner Interviews Consumer Trends New Restaurant Concepts Operations Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:25:00 +0000 37741 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com