Learn restaurant operations and investment tips, restaurant trends and more from an established industry pro.
November 16, 2021
Bubba Gump: Creating a Restaurant Concept Based on a Movie
Scott looks back on the most important decisions during the inception of Bubba Gump - a restaurant concept based on a movie - an international success.
OCTOBER 5, 2021
COVID, People and Restaurants
Despite the widespread availability of a vaccine, COVID continues to spread, wreaking havoc on all businesses - especially the restaurant industry. Scott takes a look at ongoing labor shortages, supply chain disruptions and international COVID fatigue.
August 23, 2021
The Fight for Fifteen
COVID has worsened what was already a labor shortage in the restaurant business. Consider the "Fight for Fifteen" - a movement to increase restaurant workers' wages to at least $15 a hour - already won. But there may be light at the end of the COVID labor shortage tunnel.
June 7, 2021
Think Speed and Simplicity to Profit in the Post-COVID Restaurant Industry
The big idea is: quick table turnover, short menus and easily-executed items are critical to profits in the post-COVID restaurant industry.
May 3, 2021
Leadership vs. Management
At its most basic, to quote Admiral Grace Hopper, "You manage things but you lead people."
March 30, 2021
Chain Restaurants: Identifying Talent for Success
One of my keys to success as a CEO was making identifying talent as my number one priority.