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Chuck Bush – CEO of Fuzzy’s Taco Shops

Chuck Bush – CEO of Fuzzy’s Taco Shops

Guest: Chuck Bush of Fuzzy’s Taco Shops http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/19402.mp3 Father and son restaurateurs Alan and Chuck Bush bought a failed restaurant in 2003, and in just the decade since, built it into a 65 unit chain. Wow. Fuzzy’s Taco Shop started on Berry Street in Fort Worth, Texas. Laced with feta and Fuzzy’s sauce, the baja style tacos quickly […]

Going Green Supershow!

Going Green Supershow!

Guests: Robert Del Bueno of Southern Green Industries, Steven Satterfield of Miller Union, and Janice Reece of the Atlanta Community Food Bank Guest Host: Ryan Costigan of the Georgia Restaurant Association http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/19401.mp3 This show is devoted to going green, and I’d like to thank Robert Del Bueno for his help in arranging it. Our great guests…. Robert Del […]

Fritzi Woods at the White House and Kouzina Christos

Fritzi Woods at the White House and Kouzina Christos

Guests: Fritzi Woods of the Women’s Foodservice Forum, Christos Giannes of Kouzina Christos, Jan Trebley of Dining Out Magazine http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/19400.mp3 Prior to her work with the Women’s Foodservice Forum, Fritzi Woods was president, CEO, and Chair of the Board for Primesource Foodservice Equipment. Here, she turned a near-bankrupt company into a thriving business that sold very profitably in […]

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, […]

FohBoh CEO Michael Atkinson

FohBoh CEO Michael Atkinson

Guest: Michael Atkinson, CEO of FohBoh.com http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/19424.mp3 Michael is CEO and Founder of FohBoh.com, the leading social network and digital media company for chefs, owners, and the food-service industry. Michael began at Shearson Lehman Bros. in New York City in 1985. As an investment banker, he participated in over 150 advisory assignments in technology, Internet, food, beverage, restaurants, retail, […]

Bennigan’s CEO Paul Mangiamele

Bennigan’s CEO Paul Mangiamele

Guest: Paul Mangiamele, CEO of Bennigan’s http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/19394.mp3 Paul Mangiamele has an incredible background in the restaurant and hospitality space, focusing on growing great restaurant brands. He was CEO of Dalt’s Classic American Grill (he sold it to TGI Fridays) and Salsarita’s Fresh Cantina (he grew it to 100 locations) before taking on leadership roles at Sylvan […]

Just What Does F&B Stand For?

Just What Does F&B Stand For?

Guests: Fabrice Vergez and Cindy Brown of F&B http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/19393.mp3 F&B is one of Atlanta’s hottest new eateries, by some of Atlanta’s most popular owners, Cindy Brown and Fabrice Vergez. They ran Brasserie LeCoze at Lenox Square and FAB downtown, and are excited to be back in Buckhead.  F&B is a “cozy, comfortable bistro” with a great bar […]