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Dave Dronkers and Joel Cheesman are now friends
May 21, 2012

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Dave Dronkers commented on Chris Leo's blog post "Scheduled" and "Automated" are actually NOT bad words when it comes to restaurant marketing
"Great stuff Chris... Easy to read and to the point.  The biggest frustration we have in providing social media services is that 1) the client thinks that social media is the golden egg and 2) therefore expects us to provide great content that…"
May 18, 2012

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Dave Dronkers's blog post was featured

Foursquare

Are you still recommending Foursquare or any other check in platforms to your restaurant clients? Is the interest waning? Thanks so much!See More
May 18, 2012

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Foursquare

Are you still recommending Foursquare or any other check in platforms to your restaurant clients? Is the interest waning? Thanks so much!See More
May 17, 2012

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Dave Dronkers commented on Angela Stoner's blog post Seven Reasons Why Your Restaurant Needs an App
"Yes... saw that.  Thanks for sharing Angela."
May 16, 2012

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Dave Dronkers commented on Angela Stoner's blog post Seven Reasons Why Your Restaurant Needs an App
"Wow...Mahdad you are not holding back on this one but would tend to agree. Our firm consults with many restaurant chains and independents and while the romance of having your own app seems nice, the reality is questionable at best.  Operators…"
May 16, 2012

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Dave Dronkers is now friends with Kyle-Beth Hilfer, Big Train Inc, Emerald Reilly and Josh Hersh more
Feb 16, 2012

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Dave Dronkers commented on Josh Hersh's blog post 5 Reasons To Launch A Facebook Contest for Your Restaurant
"Thanks Josh for these great ideas.  Here is a program we have implemented with several of our restaurants clients:  Menu Madness (Like NCAAA March Madness) where each year we ask fans for menu revamp suggestions and begin a…"
Feb 16, 2012

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Dave Dronkers commented on Michael L. Atkinson's blog post Social Media Addiction - Fact or Fiction?
"Michael, Great points Michael.  We are all guilty of spending too much time in ongoing conversations.  We have to teach ourselves and our staff manage how to encourage dialogue but keep from being dominated by it.  Finding the…"
Nov 23, 2011

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Dave Dronkers commented on Emerald Reilly's blog post Online Commentary = Valuable Insights into Your Restaurant
"Great comments and advice.  It is so much more than just putting up a FB page.  We preach that content quality is so important .....just as you have illustrated. Thank you!"
Nov 9, 2011

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Dave Dronkers liked Emerald Reilly's blog post Online Commentary = Valuable Insights into Your Restaurant
Nov 9, 2011

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Dave Dronkers commented on Kyle-Beth Hilfer's blog post How Restaurants Can Draft Social Media Policies to MInimize Legal Risk of an NLRB Complaint
"This is great clarification.  Thanks!"
Oct 13, 2011

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Dave Dronkers is now friends with FohBoh, Marcus Guiliano and Sarah
Oct 13, 2011
Marcus Guiliano left a comment for Dave Dronkers
"Congratulations on joining FohBoh! This is a wonderful online restaurant community with lots of great postings. Enjoy the site and keep active with pictures, comments and postings.Chef Marcus Guiliano"
Oct 10, 2011

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Dave Dronkers was featured
Oct 7, 2011

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Oct 7, 2011

Profile Information

Title
President and Founder
Company
Dronkers Beverage and Social Media Solutions
Website
http://www.bevexcel.com
Twitter Handle
@bev_guy
What best describes my company
Casual Dining
Interests
Consulting, Networking
Personal Quote
Elevating Excellence In People, Product and Operations
Biography
Dronkers Solutions specializes in Beverage Management and Social Media Consulting Services for national and multi-unit restaurant systems as well as for the vendors who supply, service and support those systems. Its founder and president, Dave Dronkers, has over 30 years of professional and executive-level experience with the restaurant and beverage industry including positions with Black Angus and Paragon Steakhouses, and has served many years as Regional Sales Manager for Allied Domecq Spirits and Wines.
Currently DBS is consulting a wide variety of clients nationwide and is seeking to expand its opportunities in all 50 states.
As one of the most respected individuals in the industry, Dave and his staff will bring their breadth of knowledge, experience and expertise to resolve your full range of beverage-business challenges — from basic to complex, and provide a level of service unmatched in the trade.
Years in the Industry
30

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Congratulations on joining FohBoh! This is a wonderful online restaurant community with lots of great postings. Enjoy the site and keep active with pictures, comments and postings.

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