The Real Reason Your Independent Restaurant Isn't Growing Mar 15, 2022

Are you feeling frustrated because you want to grow your business and there is always something in the way? Maybe you want to increase sales for the one location you have now, or maybe you want to open additional locations, yet you're stuck. For many independent restaurant owners, it’s...

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Your Success Depends on the Restaurant Management Team You Build - Podcast #40 Feb 23, 2022

As a restaurant owner, your success hinges on you having a management team in place that knows what their job is, how to do it, how well it should be done and, most importantly, by when. This requires you to lead your management team, cultivate, coach and correct your management team, and hold...

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Restaurant Owners: Stop the Stress Cycle in Your Restaurant Feb 09, 2022

Today's podcast episode topic centers around what kind of mindset shift you as a restaurant owner must follow to be the leader your restaurant needs to manage the incredible challenges our industry is facing. I'm excited to share with you how you can take control of what you can control and lead...

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How to Manage Restaurant Accounting Feb 08, 2022

 Restaurant accounting and bookkeeping can be a nightmare. Many restaurant owners fall into the trap of trying to do everything themselves, including bookkeeping and payroll. But what if I told you, while you might be saving hundreds of dollars each month not paying for those services, that...

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What You Control as a Restaurant Owner Jan 18, 2022

If you weren't fully aware of how many challenges there are in running a restaurant before, 2020 and 2021 were a big wake-up call. While there were product challenges, labor challenges, customer challenges, regulation challenges, and many more, the biggest challenge of them all was where you...

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5 Biggest Restaurant Business Predictions for 2022 Jan 11, 2022

It’s a new year, and I have some ideas about it. We know what 2020 did to the restaurant industry. It was like a raging wildfire. Then 2021 came, with some good and some really hard stuff. For example, customers came back with enthusiasm but the labor shortage made it impossible to serve...

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Restaurant Owners Who Follow this Advice Are Most Successful Dec 29, 2021

All too often restaurant owners operate their businesses on an island. While there is a whole world out there of innovation, best practices and support, restaurant owners often find themselves feeling alone, isolated and the only one who suffers from the constant challenges. That’s the life...

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Why Mindset Matters When You Want to Lead Your Restaurant Dec 21, 2021

If you’re looking in certain corners of the Internet these days, there is a lot of information about mindset, specifically a fixed mindset vs. a growth mindset. In my world, a restaurant owner with a growth mindset is more successful, better able to lead in their restaurant....

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Restaurant Owner Mistakes I See All the Time Oct 26, 2021

No matter how many years you've been in the restaurant industry, you see restaurant owners make the same mistakes all the time. Heck, maybe you've made some. I want to share with you the mistakes I see restaurant owners make all the time so you can avoid them.

Look, the restaurant business is...

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Why Restaurant Owners Should Care About Company Culture Oct 19, 2021

The major transformation restaurant owners have in working with me is the shift in their company culture. Have you heard people talk about company culture and how important it is? As a systems guy who helps restaurant owners have a life and make money, I can tell you the systems are the easy...

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Restaurant Management Systems for Independents Explained Sep 21, 2021

As a restaurant expert and restaurant systems pusher, I want to take a minute to explain why restaurant management systems for independent restaurants are so important. In this video I’ll explain what systems are, why they’re so important and how they affect your life as a restaurant....

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When to Update Your Restaurant Financial Plan Sep 14, 2021

Your restaurant financial plan is important to the success of your restaurant and it is essential that you update it regularly. In this video, I will show you how using a restaurant financial plan, i.e., a budget, every day lays out your restaurant’s plan for financial success. Plus, I will...

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