Chris Tripoli
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A'la Carte Foodservice Consulting Group
Discovering new food, Discovering new wines, Consulting, Gaining Knowledge
Personal Quote
Work with people you like...on projects you think you will like.
Born in Michigan and raised in Arizona before moving to Texas. Owned and operated a variety of restaurants for nine years before going into full time consulting. Enjoy teaching at the University of Houston, writing for national magaizines and giving presentations and seminars on restaurant operations and growth planning.
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At 10:17am on April 9, 2010, Barry K. Shuster said…
That was taken in 2006.
At 10:37pm on September 1, 2009,
Hi Chris! How have you been?
At 11:15am on August 26, 2009, Jeff Epstein said…
Hey Chris,

You going to the Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo? Come by and see us at #2045. If not, let me know when would be a good time to reach you over the next couple of weeks.
At 4:46pm on August 6, 2009, Jeff Epstein said…
Hi Chris,

Apologies for the long silence! Heading off on vacation now for 2 weeks, will reach out when I get back. Hope all's well with you...

At 1:39pm on July 16, 2009,
Alyson Mar, RD
Thank you Chris! I look forward to seeing you on here.

At 3:15pm on May 13, 2009, Chris Tripoli said…
I am popping in and out this year. Have a meeting with the restaurant delegation from Singapore Tuesday morning but have to leave right after, I may miss you at your booth. Sorry. Hope it is a good show for you.
At 2:57pm on May 13, 2009, Jeff Epstein said…
Going to NRA? Stop by our booth, #5759 in the North Hall, 3rd floor....
At 9:43am on April 6, 2009,
Brian Edwards
I agree! Our concept was actually a suggestion from a local restaurateur in Fayetteville, AR.

Anyway, out of curiosity, do you have a relationship at all with any particular processor?
At 9:14am on April 6, 2009,
Brian Edwards
I currently don't, but I did see something on the site about a free subscription, which I just signed up for.
At 2:26pm on March 26, 2009, Chris Tripoli said…
Thursday's agenda isnt set just yet but will be in another day...I will let you know and look forward to seeing you then....Chris




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