40 episodes

Are you SICK and TIRED of scrolling through your social media feeds and not seeing your business anywhere? On the new Restaurant Influencers podcast, top leaders in the restaurant and hospitality industries share their secrets to Smartphone Storytelling and showing up where your customers are spending time online. The weekly digital series is hosted by Cali BBQ Media Founder Shawn P. Walchef and presented by Entrepreneur Media, Yelp, and the Restaurant Point of Sale company Toast.

Restaurant Influencers Entrepreneur Media, Inc

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    • 5.0 • 15 Ratings

Are you SICK and TIRED of scrolling through your social media feeds and not seeing your business anywhere? On the new Restaurant Influencers podcast, top leaders in the restaurant and hospitality industries share their secrets to Smartphone Storytelling and showing up where your customers are spending time online. The weekly digital series is hosted by Cali BBQ Media Founder Shawn P. Walchef and presented by Entrepreneur Media, Yelp, and the Restaurant Point of Sale company Toast.

    Marguerite Zabar Mariscal CEO of MOMOFUKU on Rising to the Top

    Marguerite Zabar Mariscal CEO of MOMOFUKU on Rising to the Top

    In 2011 Marguerite Zabar Mariscal was an intern at Momofuku (@momolongplay). By age 30 she was CEO. Listen to this interview to learn about building strategic partnerships, new technology, and not being obsessed with perfection.
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    • 43 min
    Chef Robert Irvine on Making a Difference in Hospitality — and the World

    Chef Robert Irvine on Making a Difference in Hospitality — and the World

    Robert Irvine (@chefirvine) is so much more than a celebrity chef and Food Network host. More than anything, Chef Irvine is a man who believes firmly in the benefits of genuine benevolence and philanthropy. For him, “Nothing is Impossible.” Listen to this interview to learn about the importance of supporting others, having a military culture in business, and the essence of leadership.
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    • 50 min
    BBQ Icon RODNEY SCOTT on Blazing Your Own Path in the Restaurant Business

    BBQ Icon RODNEY SCOTT on Blazing Your Own Path in the Restaurant Business

    Rodney Scott’s daring approach and “we’ll figure it out” fearlessness has been the foundation upon which his Rodney Scott’s Whole Hog BBQ restaurant (@rodneyscottsbbq) empire was built. Listen to this interview to learn about winning a James Beard award, becoming a social media celebrity, and how cooking with soul is vital to sustained success.
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    • 40 min
    Melissa Villanueva of BREWPOINT COFFEE on Creating Avenues for Café Owners of Color

    Melissa Villanueva of BREWPOINT COFFEE on Creating Avenues for Café Owners of Color

    Brewpoint Coffee Founder Melissa Villanueva is the author of “Starting and Running a Coffee Shop”. Like the title suggests, the CEO has aspirations to grow Brewpoint Coffee (@brewpointcoffee) and teach other people of color how to effectively find their way in the café space. Listen to this interview to learn about balancing big ambitions, creating opportunities for others, and equity and inclusion in business.
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    • 39 min
    Shone Tran of CHICKEN MEETS RICE on Stepping into Food Entrepreneurship

    Shone Tran of CHICKEN MEETS RICE on Stepping into Food Entrepreneurship

    For the cofounder of Asian-inspired restaurant chain Chicken Meets Rice (@chickenmeetsrice) Shone Tran, a night out drinking with a friend and eventual business partner led to much more than memories of laughter and great conversations. Listen to this interview to learn about pulling inspiration from tragedy, taking small steps, and thriving in business with your best friend.
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    • 34 min
    Samantha Trottier and Hernan Regiardo of MATE SOCIETY on Creating Content That People Want

    Samantha Trottier and Hernan Regiardo of MATE SOCIETY on Creating Content That People Want

    Hernán Regiardo and Samantha Trottier, founders of Mate Society (@workbymate), built a reputation for beautiful photos and appealing content. The TikTok stars have even partnered with big companies like Bang Energy drinks and Hello Kitty. Listen to this interview to learn about authentic online connections, being in the creator economy, and choosing the right brand deals.
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    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Jon Cheung ,

Wonder What Restauranteurs Discuss? Find Out Here!

Top quality and value Podcast. Focuses on the conversations and the behind the scenes of businesses with the owner’s perspective. Always something to learn or apply. Also check out Shawn’s other Podcast (Digital Hospitality) for another perspective!

🔥ddwalz🔥 ,

Build your brand!

This is a phenomenal podcast with relatable guest who give you the behind the scenes view of building a brand, utilizing digital media and building partnerships. Everyone has a story to tell and what better way to hear them through this podcast.

Tracy at Coughlin's Law ,

High Value!

The perfect podcast for anyone trying to improve their business on social media. Tips and insight every week how to up your game on all online platforms

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