#62: How This Restaurant Owner Earns Respect and Loyalty from Her Employees

December 28, 2022 by David Scott Peters

If you’re interested in learning how to own a restaurant with a great atmosphere for guests and employees, I want to introduce you to Gina Sidebottom, my guest for this episode. Gina's family has owned Maria's Mexican restaurant, which was started by her mother, Maria, in 1992. They love serving their community not only great food, but great service. In this episode of my podcast, The Restaurant Prosperity Formula, Gina talks about her journey with systems and profitability and how she gained free time, but more importantly, how she can help you make your team members feel appreciated. We talk about what she does on a daily basis to make that happen and what you can do to make your employees want to work for you and stay longer.

The beautiful part about it, it won't cost you a dime.

It took me almost two years to get Gina to do this podcast because she does not like talking about herself. But I couldn’t let her avoid it any longer because her story is so helpful for other restaurant owners, especially family-owned restaurants in smaller communities.

Tune into this conversation to hear Gina talk about so many things: put simply, the areas in her restaurant that she made the biggest changes, having previously thought it was untouchable.


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