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Restauranttopia: A Show Local Independent Restaurants

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We love locally owned independent restaurants. These businesses build strong communities by linking neighbors in a web of economic and social relationships. The more the independent restaurants are thriving, the healthier the community will be! We want to help restaurant owners and operators hone their competitive edge through effective marketing and business practices. Restauranttopia focuses on all things related to restaurant management and operations from hosts David Ross, Brian Seitz, and chef Anthony Hamilton. We feature interviews and restaurant success stories, along with insights on cost control, marketing, management and personnel issues. Tune in for marketing ideas and tactics from restaurant business experts, gathered from lessons from restaurants around the US.

We love locally owned independent restaurants. These businesses build strong communities by linking neighbors in a web of economic and social relationships. The more the independent restaurants are thriving, the healthier the community will be! We want to help restaurant owners and operators hone their competitive edge through effective marketing and business practices. Restauranttopia focuses on all things related to restaurant management and operations from hosts David Ross, Brian Seitz, and chef Anthony Hamilton. We feature interviews and restaurant success stories, along with insights on cost control, marketing, management and personnel issues. Tune in for marketing ideas and tactics from restaurant business experts, gathered from lessons from restaurants around the US.

Location:

United States

Description:

We love locally owned independent restaurants. These businesses build strong communities by linking neighbors in a web of economic and social relationships. The more the independent restaurants are thriving, the healthier the community will be! We want to help restaurant owners and operators hone their competitive edge through effective marketing and business practices. Restauranttopia focuses on all things related to restaurant management and operations from hosts David Ross, Brian Seitz, and chef Anthony Hamilton. We feature interviews and restaurant success stories, along with insights on cost control, marketing, management and personnel issues. Tune in for marketing ideas and tactics from restaurant business experts, gathered from lessons from restaurants around the US.

Language:

English


Episodes

#80 Customer Data: How to Collect and best practices.

10/16/2021
Customer Data: How to Collect and best practices. Read more for show notes: Show Notes: https://restauranttopia.com/episode-80-customer-data-how-to-collect-and-best-practices/ https://restauranttopia.com/text/ Join other independent restaurant owners and professionals on our VIP Text Club and get access to exclusive content, industry news, deals, insights, announcements, pro-tips, and more! join our mailing list and get our newsletter: https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/su/dojKlZ5...

Duration:00:16:04

Ep. 79 Restaurant Digital Marketing Fails & How to Fix Them

10/9/2021
Read more for show notes: Show Notes: https://restauranttopia.com/episode-79-restaurant-digital-marketing-fails-how-to-fix-them/ https://restauranttopia.com/text/ Join other independent restaurant owners and professionals on our VIP Text Club and get access to exclusive content, industry news, deals, insights, announcements, pro-tips, and more! join our mailing list and get our newsletter: https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/su/dojKlZ5 Enter your email and get the very latest from...

Duration:00:11:06

78 How to Design a Profitable Catering Program.

10/1/2021
https://restauranttopia.com/episode-78-how-to-design-a-profitable-catering-program/ Read more for show notes: Show Notes: https://restauranttopia.com/episode-78-how-to-design-a-profitable-catering-program/ https://restauranttopia.com/text/ Join other independent restaurant owners and professionals on our VIP Text Club and get access to exclusive content, industry news, deals, insights, announcements, pro-tips, and more! join our mailing list and get our newsletter:...

Duration:00:15:10

#77, Are People Leaving the Restaurant Industry for Work From Home Jobs?

9/25/2021
Read more for show notes: Show Notes: https://restauranttopia.com/episode-77-are-people-leaving-the-restaurant-industry-for-work-from-home-jobs/ https://restauranttopia.com/text/ Join other independent restaurant owners and professionals on our VIP Text Club and get access to exclusive content, industry news, deals, insights, announcements, pro-tips, and more! join our mailing list and get our newsletter: https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/su/dojKlZ5 Enter your email and get the very...

Duration:00:08:21

#76 Marketing Hacks to Increase Ticket Size With Josh Kopel

9/18/2021
https://restauranttopia.com/episode-76-marketing-hacks-to-increase-ticket-size-with-josh-kopel/ Restaurant Marketing School Podcast https://restaurants.yelp.com/hospitality-marketing-podcast/ https://restauranttopia.com/text/ Join other independent restaurant owners and professionals on our VIP Text Club and get access to exclusive content, industry news, deals, insights, announcements, pro-tips, and more! join our mailing list and get our newsletter:...

Duration:00:07:16

75: Simple is Best, but it is Not Easy

9/11/2021
Read more for show notes: Show Notes: https://restauranttopia.com/episode-75-simple-is-best-but-it-is-not-easy/ https://restauranttopia.com/text/ Join other independent restaurant owners and professionals on our VIP Text Club and get access to exclusive content, industry news, deals, insights, announcements, pro-tips, and more! join our mailing list and get our newsletter: https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/su/dojKlZ5 Enter your email and get the very latest from Restauranttopia -...

Duration:00:24:52

74: YELP! It’s a Powerful Toolpisode 74: YELP! It’s a Powerful Tool

9/4/2021
Read more for show notes: Show Notes: https://restauranttopia.com/episode-74-yelp-its-a-powerful-tool/ https://restauranttopia.com/text/ Join other independent restaurant owners and professionals on our VIP Text Club and get access to exclusive content, industry news, deals, insights, announcements, pro-tips, and more! join our mailing list and get our newsletter: https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/su/dojKlZ5 Enter your email and get the very latest from Restauranttopia - marketing...

Duration:00:16:47

#73 Restaurant Website Mistakes That You May Be Making

8/29/2021
Read more for show notes: Show Notes: https://restauranttopia.com/episode-73-restaurant-website-mistakes-that-you-may-be-making/ https://restauranttopia.com/text/ Join other independent restaurant owners and professionals on our VIP Text Club and get access to exclusive content, industry news, deals, insights, announcements, pro-tips, and more! join our mailing list and get our newsletter: https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/su/dojKlZ5 Enter your email and get the very latest from...

Duration:00:15:40

#72 Review Of Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain

8/22/2021
Read more for show notes: Show Notes: https://restauranttopia.com/episode-72-review-of-roadrunner-a-film-about-anthony-bourdain/ https://restauranttopia.com/text/ Join other independent restaurant owners and professionals on our VIP Text Club and get access to exclusive content, industry news, deals, insights, announcements, pro-tips, and more! join our mailing list and get our newsletter: https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/su/dojKlZ5 Enter your email and get the very latest from...

Duration:00:24:09

#71 Books Every Restaurant Owner and Operator Must Read

8/15/2021
Read more for show notes: Show Notes: https://restauranttopia.com/7-books-every-restaurant-owner-and-operator-must-read/ https://restauranttopia.com/text/ Join other independent restaurant owners and professionals on our VIP Text Club and get access to exclusive content, industry news, deals, insights, announcements, pro-tips, and more! join our mailing list and get our newsletter: https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/su/dojKlZ5 Enter your email and get the very latest from Restauranttopia...

Duration:00:18:31

70 How Not To Absorb Negativity Around You

8/6/2021
Read more for show notes: Show Notes: https://restauranttopia.com/the-surprise-restaurant-manager-by-ken-mcgarrie/ https://restauranttopia.com/text/ Join other independent restaurant owners and professionals on our VIP Text Club and get access to exclusive content, industry news, deals, insights, announcements, pro-tips, and more! join our mailing list and get our newsletter: https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/su/dojKlZ5 Enter your email and get the very latest from Restauranttopia -...

Duration:00:16:02

69 How to Handle Online Reviews

7/31/2021
Read more for show notes: Show Notes: https://restauranttopia.com/the-surprise-restaurant-manager-by-ken-mcgarrie/ https://restauranttopia.com/text/ Join other independent restaurant owners and professionals on our VIP Text Club and get access to exclusive content, industry news, deals, insights, announcements, pro-tips, and more! join our mailing list and get our newsletter: https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/su/dojKlZ5 Enter your email and get the very latest from Restauranttopia -...

Duration:00:11:50

#68 Ken McGarrie Managing Through Data vs Emotion

7/26/2021
Read more for show notes: ​https://restauranttopia.com/the-surprise-restaurant-manager-by-ken-mcgarrie/ VIP TEXT Group https://restauranttopia.com/text/ Join other independent restaurant owners and professionals on our VIP Text Club and get access to exclusive content, industry news, deals, insights, announcements, pro-tips, and more! join our mailing list and get our newsletter: https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/su/dojKlZ5 Enter your email and get the very latest from Restauranttopia -...

Duration:00:28:49

67 Fryer Shortening, The best way to get the best life out of your oil

7/17/2021
Read more for show notes: Show Notes: https://restauranttopia.com/episode-67-fryer-shortening-the-best-way-to-get-the-best-life-out-of-your-oil/ https://restauranttopia.com/text/ Join other independent restaurant owners and professionals on our VIP Text Club and get access to exclusive content, industry news, deals, insights, announcements, pro-tips, and more! join our mailing list and get our newsletter: https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/su/dojKlZ5 Enter your email and get the very...

Duration:00:22:05

66 Restaurant KPI Benchmarks and What to Make of Them

7/10/2021
Read more for show notes: Show Notes: https://restauranttopia.com/?p=892 Group https://restauranttopia.com/text/ Join other independent restaurant owners and professionals on our VIP Text Club and get access to exclusive content, industry news, deals, insights, announcements, pro-tips, and more! join our mailing list and get our newsletter: https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/su/dojKlZ5 Enter your email and get the very latest from Restauranttopia - marketing tips and insights,...

Duration:00:33:06

Ep 65 Drive More Revenue by Making Your Restaurant More Family Friendly

7/3/2021
Episode 65 Drive More Revenue by Making Your Restaurant More Family-Friendly Is your restaurant family-friendly? Children are often making the restaurant selection for the family. The days of seen and not heard are over. The decision-maker in the family is now the children. What better super fan promoter can you have than kid's clamoring to eat at your restaurant? Families frequent places that have creative ways to make parents and kids feel more comfortable. Families want to be...

Duration:00:17:17

Ep. 64 Do You Want Your Kids to Work at a Restaurant?

6/25/2021
Show Notes: https://restauranttopia.com/episode-64-do-you-want-your-kids-to-work-at-a-restaurant/ Sign up for our VIP Text Group https://restauranttopia.com/text/ Join other independent restaurant owners and professionals on our VIP Text Club and get access to exclusive content, industry news, deals, insights, announcements, pro-tips, and more! Join our mailing list and get our newsletter: https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/su/dojKlZ5 Enter your email and get the very latest from...

Duration:00:24:28

Episode 63: It is about YOU, not them. “You are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with.”

6/18/2021
Show Notes: https://restauranttopia.com/episode-63-it-is-about-you-not-them-you-are-the-average-of-the-5-people-you-spend-the-most-time-with/ Join our mailing list and get our newsletter: https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/su/dojKlZ5 Enter your email and get the very latest from Restauranttopia - marketing tips and insights, announcements, pro tips, and more! And don’t worry, we hate spam too! Check out the show notes at...

Duration:00:26:31

Episode 62 Hospitality 101 with Aunt Polly and Cousin Anna

6/12/2021
Show Notes: https://restauranttopia.com/episode-62-hospitality-101-with-aunt-polly-and-cousin-anna/ At 92 and 86 years young respectively, Polly and Anna still entertain friends and family more than often, and in fact, Polly only aspires to have a full table of smiling faces. It’s that pleasing people that drives her…that service and that tending to others’ needs for her own satisfaction. At some point, most of us were fueled by the same…hell, it is a lot of the reason we do what we do in...

Duration:00:26:25

Episode 61 How to Recognize Your Employees' Excellent Performance

6/4/2021
Show Notes https://restauranttopia.com/episode-61-how-to-recognize-employees-excellent-performance/ Join our mailing list and get our newsletter: https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/su/dojKlZ5 Enter your email and get the very latest from Restauranttopia - marketing tips and insights, announcements, pro tips, and more! And don’t worry, we hate spam too! Check out the show notes at https://restauranttopia.com/category/podcast-episodes/ Facebook:...

Duration:00:34:28