Owner Interviews http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6827/more en 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 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 Richard Melman, Sam Fox compare notes on the business http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/richard-melman-sam-fox-compare-notes-business <div class="node-body article-body">A MUFSO session spotlighted two much-admired concept creators.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/richard-melman-sam-fox-compare-notes-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/richard-melman-sam-fox-compare-notes-business#comments Industry Experts Eat Beat Business Owner Interviews Operations Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:10:00 +0000 36771 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Industry celebrates Melman Award winner Sam Fox http://restaurant-hospitality.com/eat-beat/industry-celebrates-melman-award-winner-sam-fox <div class="field-deck"> This year’s winner has created a multiconcept empire that is expanding quickly from its home base in Phoenix. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sam Fox, the winner of the Richard Melman Innovator Award, has created a multiconcept restaurant empire that is expanding quickly from its home base in Phoenix.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/eat-beat/industry-celebrates-melman-award-winner-sam-fox" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/eat-beat/industry-celebrates-melman-award-winner-sam-fox#comments Eat Beat Owner Interviews Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:41:00 +0000 36451 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Sam Fox and Richard Melman</p> Gavin Kaysen will carry the torch back home http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/gavin-kaysen-will-carry-torch-back-home <div class="node-body article-body">Kaysen grew from a cook to a chef under the watchful eye of Daniel Boulud. Now he’s bringing that knowledge to his native Minneapolis.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/gavin-kaysen-will-carry-torch-back-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/gavin-kaysen-will-carry-torch-back-home#comments Industry Experts Management Tips Chef Interviews Eat Beat Owner Interviews Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:01:00 +0000 36381 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Gavin Kaysen in his old stamping grounds: the kitchen at Caf&eacute; Boulud. &quot;I used to say it has Daniel&rsquo;s ghost inside of it because I always felt somebody or something was watching over us,&quot; he says.</p> Restaurant staff on perks of independent operations http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/restaurant-staff-perks-independent-operations <div class="node-body video-body">Bartender, general manager discuss why they love what they do</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/restaurant-staff-perks-independent-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/restaurant-staff-perks-independent-operations#comments Owner Interviews Featured Operators Thu, 25 Sep 2014 19:42:00 +0000 35641 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Cleveland chef dishes on healthy dining trends http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/cleveland-chef-dishes-healthy-dining-trends <div class="field-deck"> Zack Bruell, who helped put Cleveland’s food scene on the map, has a new partnership with Cleveland Clinic promoting healthier diet choices. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Zack Bruell, who helped put Cleveland’s food scene on the map, has a new partnership with Cleveland Clinic promoting healthier diet choices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/cleveland-chef-dishes-healthy-dining-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/cleveland-chef-dishes-healthy-dining-trends#comments Management Tips Eat Beat Marketing Owner Interviews Fine dining Restaurants Marketing Wed, 06 Aug 2014 17:18:00 +0000 34091 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Cleveland restaurateur Zack Bruell believes diners can limit overindulgence&mdash;splurge in moderation, as in once a week&mdash;and combine a diet with proper exercise.</p> Technology keeps food trucks rolling http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/technology-keeps-food-trucks-rolling <div class="field-deck"> While food trucks may look like a stripped down version of a restaurant, they rely on similar—and often more advanced—technology to streamline operations. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While food trucks may look like a stripped down version of a restaurant, they rely on similar—and often more advanced—technology to streamline operations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/technology-keeps-food-trucks-rolling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/technology-keeps-food-trucks-rolling#comments Eat Beat Business Equipment Owner Interviews Food Trends How To Food Trucks Gated Technology Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:08:00 +0000 33841 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>&ldquo;Worrying about whether your POS system works shouldn&rsquo;t be part of your day,&rdquo; says Max Crespo, owner of nine Neapolitan Express food trucks.</p> Being more than a tourist destination http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/being-more-tourist-destination <div class="node-body article-body">Willy Boutillier of Maximilien Restaurant in Seattle discusses being more than just a tourist destination in a tourist location</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/being-more-tourist-destination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/being-more-tourist-destination#comments Eat Beat Owner Interviews Gated Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 33501 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com