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Agave’s Tim Pinkham

Agave’s Tim Pinkham

Guest: Tim Pinkham, Managing Partner Agave http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/19399.mp3 Tim Pinkham moved to Atlanta in 1999 during a hiatus from college and began working in restaurants in mainly front-of-house roles. He worked for two restaurants that would eventually go out of business (“Amerigo” and “Grappa”) and eventually as head waiter at the Atlanta Fish Market.  Here he learned […]

Dave Hoemann – Giordano’s COO

Dave Hoemann – Giordano’s COO

Guest: Dave Hoemann, COO of Giordano’s http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/19398.mp3 Dave Hoemann has helped launch over 50 concepts!  And is now Chief Operating Officer at Giordano’s, the nationally recognized Chicago-style pizzeria and home of the stuffed pizza. Dave started out his career as general manager of Lettuce Entertain You in 1987. Years later, he joined the Levy Restaurants team where […]

Local Three Guys and an Expo!

Local Three Guys and an Expo!

Guests: Chris Hall, Ryan Turner, & Todd Mussman, Owners of Local Three Kitchen & Bar and Muss & Turner’s; Alisha Nesbitt, Founder of Atlanta Chef Expo; Wes Jones of Honeysuckle Gelato; Roshni Guarnani of 5 Star Chefs; and Joe Arvin of MADLOVE Cooking http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/19397.mp3 What a huge show! I am excited to welcome all of the ‘Local Three’ […]

Buying Selling a Restaurant & Nespresso

Buying Selling a Restaurant & Nespresso

Guests: Jan Trebley of Dining Out Magazine, Scott Lee of National Restaurant Properties, and Merritt Burdett of Nespresso http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/19395.mp3 I was excited to welcome Jan Trebley of Dining Out Magazine again. And she brought a friend, Merritt Burdett of Nespresso. On the phone, Scott Lee joined us to educate us about the value of a restaurant, […]