Welcome to our podcast, “Restaurant Misfits”, where we’ll discuss all things related to restaurant marketing, management, and everything else in between growing a restaurant business.
Whether you are a single location owner, multi-location owner, or just getting into the industry, you’ll find tips and tricks to help you achieve massive results in your business.
We’re always looking for new interviews and features and so if you’re interested in joining us on the show, please email us at email@example.com!
S3:EP3 - Jeremy Jacobowitz, Food Influencer
In this episode, I interview Jeremy Jacobowitz, a food influencer based out of New York City.
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Jeremy Jacobowitz brings along his over 500k followers on his food adventures all over the world. Whether that's finding that hidden gem in NYC, the best omakase in Japan, or creating a fun recipe in his home kitchen studio, his audience is obsessed with all parts of his life. And there is good reason for that trust and admiration.
Not only has he had an online presence for over 7 years, but he has worked in food tv as an assistant for Bobby Flay and as a producer for almost a decade.
Along with his daily content on his own channels, he has also hosted and appeared on programs for Food Network, MSG networks, Thrillist, Pix11 Morning News, Seamless, and more! So whether it's Food, Travel, Fitness, Cooking, Lifestyle, Cameras, Tech, and more, Jeremy has something to say and his audience is there to listen.
If you want to learn more about Jeremy, you can check him out on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/jeremyjacobowitz/
S3:E2 - Ashish Tulsian, Restaurant-Tech Entrepreneur
Ashish is the CEO and CoFounder of POSist
- He has scaled the company from a two-member team to 100+ employees, serving over 9,000+ leading restaurants in 32 countries.
- Ashish is a rare combination of a Technocrat and Restaurateur. He kick-started his entrepreneurial journey in 2007 by founding a telecom company right out of college, serving all major telecom operators in India for value-added services.
- A side investment in a restaurant out of passion brought him to building a tech solution to automate his restaurant business, resulting in founding POSist Technologies in 2012.
- What began as billing software, is now a leading cloud-based restaurant technology platform suited for restaurants of all sizes. Ashish has over 15 years of experience in scaling and leading the Product, Marketing, Sales, Support, and Customer success functions.
You can learn more about Posist at https://www.posist.com/
S3:EP1 - Ethan Falk, Virtual Restaurant Group
Ethan Falk is the CEO of Virtual Restaurant Group.
VRG offers delivery-only brands that can easily operate out of an existing restaurant. They maximize a restaurant's kitchen space and a restaurant's stream of revenue using no additional overhead.
In this interview, Brett and Ethan talk about the opportunities to incorporate another virtual concept into a restaurant and other opportunities that restaurant owners should be thinking about!
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S2:EP23 - Peter Demos, Fourth Generation Restauranteur: The Journey To Impact
If you are a restauranteur that wants a jump start on your restaurant business and learn how to instill values into your team, then you will get a ton of useful insight from this episode.
S2:EP22 - Abhinav Kapur, Turning Data into Dollars
In this episode I interview Abhinav Kapur, CEO & Founder of Bikky, an omni-channel CRM system for restaurants.
Abhinav is dedicated to helping restaurants build deeper, more authentic customer relationships at a time when their business is rapidly shifting beyond the traditional four walls. By aggregating data across channels (in-store, delivery, loyalty, etc.), his system unlocks a unified view of the guest, as well as the ability to run completely automated, data-driven marketing campaigns.
In the next 60 minutes, we dive into new technologies restaurants should be leveraging, how to turn data into dollars and his inspiration behind Bikky.
S2:EP21 - Brian Lewis, Acclaimed Chef & Restaurant Owner
During our interview, we discuss managing work-life balance in a constantly moving industry, hiring and training tips, and how he moved from his role as a chef to the ownership role.
This is a really great episode for any chef or restauranteur listening to understand the transferrable skills in both of these roles.