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Training: Service versus Servitude

Training: Service versus Servitude

Guests Joe McFadden of PURE Taqueria, Alan LeBlanc of Max Lager’s and White Oak, and Ga Restaurant Association’s Ryan Costigan http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/19376.mp3 This episode really is must-listen radio.  Two great owners introduce their concepts but the show focuses on training and how it impacts service.  There are discussions of hiring, selecting great servers, personalities, and all […]

Twisted Taco Expansion with Tom Nahas

Twisted Taco Expansion with Tom Nahas

Guest Tom Nahas of  Twisted Taco and coming soon Big Kahuna. http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/19375.mp3 Tom Nahas joined us to talk about Twisted Taco, which was established in 2002.  It quickly became one of the hottest places in midtown, and tested the concept in the suburbs, where it thrived.  Twisted Taco is a cross between an old West saloon […]

Olde Blind Dog and Stir Crazy

Olde Blind Dog and Stir Crazy

Guests Geoff Kokozska of Old Blind Dog Irish Pub and Tim Gates of Stir Crazy http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/19374.mp3 This week we had two more Taste of Chamblee restaurants.  Both Old Blind Dog Irish Pub and Stir Crazy opened in a new part of town and are experiencing the joys and pains of a new location in a […]

Taste of Chamblee Restaurants

Taste of Chamblee Restaurants

Originally Aired August 6th, 2012 Guests: Tessa Turner of Taste of Chamblee, Sarah Liz Buckley of Lighthouse Foundation, Jay Medley of Newk’s Express Cafe, and Bill Brown of There Brookhaven Tessa Turner  represents the Taste of Chamblee, an annual street festival held in the heart of Chamblee, Georgia. Anchored by the main stage, the festival […]