Abie
  • Female
  • San Francisco
  • United States
  • IGVSF Web Design
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Company
IGVSF Web Design
Website
http://www.igvsf.com
What best describes my company
Not Applicable
Interests
Consulting, Discovering New Food, Making Friends, Networking
Personal Quote
Living Eternal Vigilance is the price of success
Biography
I have had a life time of customer service, it is in my blood, I am obsessed with it. The only the thing I am a tad more obsessed about is quality. Quality service, quality product, doing my best is often not enough but I am in therapy for that (just joking, not really).

I love restaurants and the hospitality industry because those are areas where you can strive for excellence in customer service and people expect it of you, things are not always perfect, but by George, make the customer leave you happy and you will succeed.

One last note, treat your employees with respect and you can expect the best from them, this is the secret to stellar customer service.
Years in the Industry
20

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The Weatherman Got It Wrong Again – Where Are My Customers?

Have you ever noticed how the weather affects your restaurant sales? What is worse is when the “Local Weatherman” broadcasts for days the pending doom of severe weather and every one on the news jokes about how they are “staying in to avoid the “weather”.”



Then you sit in your empty restaurant on a bright sunny Saturday morning and wonder how many ways you can get back at the weather or the weatherman for sensationalizing the weather and not taking responsibility for the losses you… Continue

Posted on December 13, 2008 at 3:16pm — 7 Comments

Win A Green Kitchen and Help the Planet

I got approached by a company giving away a $40,000 green kitchen, I am sure most of you that have restaurant websites also got the email, anyway I posted the giveaway on an article in my website. I do not make any money if you enter or click through. I simple did it as a favor to their marketing manager because I remembered to check my email.



The real reason I did it is because my personal motto is to add value to the world and if it means I help one person add value by saving the… Continue

Posted on August 25, 2008 at 12:57pm

Hello Everyone...

Just discovered I had a blog today, I should be working but it has been fun hanging out on FOHBOH this evening. Just saying hey, Hey!

Posted on August 21, 2008 at 9:58pm — 3 Comments

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At 3:28am on September 5, 2008, Amanda Hite said…
Abie, I hope you've been enjoying the site. Great job with the blog!
At 1:42pm on July 11, 2008, Abie said…
Thank you Erin S. you totally rock...
At 11:15am on June 6, 2008, Kristen Siqueiros said…
They have just created a new video to help explain how to get around FohBoh which is pretty cool. Or if you don't have time for that just simply mess around with the navigational tool bar at the top. Main, My Page, Members, Map, Blogs, Events, Discussions, Groups, Photos, VIdeos, Rewards, Jobs, GPO, and Invite. All of those places takes you to a new area of the network. THat is the best way to explore the site. If you have any more questions, maybe some explanations, then I would be happy to help with that :o) I'll talk to you soon, have a great weekend!
At 8:29pm on June 2, 2008, Kristen Siqueiros said…
Well I'll tell you what Abie! You've come to a great site when it comes to the benefits!

Especially you are also one of the first 50,000 members that gets to earn points towards own shares of stock. I love that they have offered that to us.

They keep coming up with more and more things for us. Like I see that the Food Buyers network has just contacted you about the GPO that they are offering exlusively to us for free. They are having a webinar on Friday about it. I'm excited to learn more myself.

I am greatful that there are so many amazing Restaurant Industry people here! I've met some great contacts. If you ever need any comments or help from me with your participation, then please feel free to contact me.

I hope you have a great night Abie! I'll talk to you later :o)
At 9:44am on June 1, 2008, Kristen Siqueiros said…
Hi Abie,

My name is Kristen and I just wanted to be one of the first members to introduce myself and say hello! Welcome to FohBoh :o)
At 2:09am on May 31, 2008, Abie said…
Hello everyone, I am so glad I found I found this site. I look forward to participating and learning more from you all.

Thanks
At 1:52am on May 31, 2008, Abie said…
Hi Abie,

I'm glad you've joined our community. Our visitors are from over 100 countries and all interested in communicating and connecting. Check out our Rewards Program where you earn stock in FohBoh as you participate. There are hundreds of groups to join, questions to answer and blogs to read, as well as many great photos and videos to check out. If you have questions our FAQ doesn't cover, please don't hestitate to contact me.

Diane Cohn
Community Development, FohBoh
At 1:52am on May 31, 2008, Abie said…
Hi Abie,

Welcome to FohBoh! We are the leading social-business network for the global restaurant industry and growing fast. Thanks for joining.

Michael L. Atkinson
CEO | Co-Founder, FohBoh
 
 
 

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