Amazing video to end 2012…

I bet I’ve watched this video twenty times. Jake Wolf of Capital Club 16 in Raleigh, N.C. gets into a riff on what it takes to be a successful restaurant owner, and it’s pure poetry… (If you are reading this post in an email and don’t see the vid, it’s here.) If you love this…

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The time I tee’d it up with Shaft

While in college, I was a waiter at a great seafood restaurant in Wrightsville Beach NC called the Bridgetender. At the Bridgetender we would occasionally see a celebrity in the restaurant. Wilmington has a movie studio where some pretty big movies have been filmed over the years. Well one evening Richard Roundtree came in and…

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20 tips from successful indie restaurateurs…

Here’s a great list of business wisdom from successful independent restaurant owners (all of them use our web-based restaurant employee scheduling software in their restaurants). 1. “You have to think long term when you choose your investors. It’s like marrying into a family. They have to trust you explicitly. And vice versa.” — Dave Query,…

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Our book is a great gift…

If you’re looking for a great gift for somebody who owns a restaurant, aspires to own a restaurant, manages a restaurant, or is interested in learning business wisdom from successful independent restaurant owners, we recommend our book, “Restaurant Owners Uncorked: Twenty Owners Share Their Recipes for Success.” It’s $12 for the book or $5 for…

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