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Pooling Tips

Started this discussion. Last reply by Danny Apr 21, 2008. 4 Replies

 

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Title
Account Manager
Company
QR Rewards
Website
http://www.myqrrewards.com
What best describes my company
Not Applicable
Interests
Career Advancement, Consulting, Making Friends, Networking, Discovering new food, Discovering new wines, Gaining Knowledge
Biography
Former chef and now a social media marketing manager.
Years in the Industry
20

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David McGuffin's Blog

Moving on up

Posted on June 10, 2008 at 3:46pm 1 Comment

After a nice discussion with my boss, I will be moving into the role of sales and marketing manager of our company. The last year has seen tremendous growth and the current sales manager is also our portfolio director and doesn't have time for both. That means I will where 2 hats. Sales manager and Rep. I just hope we can continue this growth trend.

A month and counting

Posted on April 15, 2008 at 9:28am 3 Comments

We have been open just under a month now and the reaction to food, wine, and service has been very positive. We are slowly carving our niche here. We've had people come in to give us a chance that only came once or twice before under the old owners and quit coming because of their previous experiences. They will be back again now which is always a good sign.



The kitchen is really starting to gel. Stephens philosophy of "high, tight, and sexy" is taking hold and the food just keeps… Continue

Getting There

Posted on April 6, 2008 at 12:56pm 3 Comments

We finally had a good weekend. Business is definitely picking up and we still have not advertised yet. If the weather would co-operate a little more we will pick up even more.



Last night was a beautiful site. Had a server sell 2 bottles to one table for a total of $400. a 2000 Paul Hobbs Beckstoffer - Tokalon Cabernet and a 2003 Spotteswood Cab. We also had one of the higher ups from Ultimate Distributors come in and bring the owners of Watershed in with her. People are taking notice… Continue

First Full Week

Posted on March 31, 2008 at 7:39pm 4 Comments

The first full week is now behind us. I finally had a day off and made great use of it by sleeping. Sales have been good considering we have battled the weather and spring break. Hopefull we will turn the corner this week. We have gotten rave reviews on the food, service and wine by all the guests we have had. Less than 5 complaints on food on the 700 people we served the past week. Things are definitely looking up. We are also expecting an AJC review this week which will be published the… Continue

Waiting

Posted on March 25, 2008 at 11:42pm 1 Comment

It is 2:40 in the morning and I am waiting on my porter to finish up. This guy cleans all my floors and actually cleans my kitchen. I haven't seen one of these since I lived in New York. Nice to have someone here who takes care of so many of the small details.

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At 12:34pm on March 6, 2009, Craig Priebe said…
Hi David
Today is the Deadline!
Here's an opportunity- won't take but a moment and it's fun...
- go here-
http://solofoods.com/page29642842.aspx
-and vote for #F06 Cherry Almond Truffles - vote only once and pass it on to all of your friends
Please...
I am a finalist in a big video recipe contest and I need your votes to win
deadline is Friday March 6
Thanks
Craig Priebe
"Grilled Pizzas & Piadinas"
www.craigpriebe
At 8:27am on November 12, 2008, Bill Lins said…
David,
Sorry I didn't respond sooner--didn't see your comment...I represent the oldest and largest search firm specializing in finding the best talent that exists in the restaurant industry--My co. been doing "it" for over 25 years now-w/ branches around the country....I consult recent college grads to CEO's.
hope to assist you in some manner, shape or form in enhancing your business and making your job easier.
www.pmasearch.com/atlanta. 770-916-1668.
Hope all is well,
Bill
At 10:06am on July 21, 2008, Tracy Carpenter said…
Hello David,

htis is the second time I have tried to reach out to you since you left the message on y page a month ago. I am now back in Atlanta and would love to meet for lunch. Please let me know a place and time. I am busy this Wednesday, but otherwise lunch is a pretty open time for me the next two weeks. Let me know... Otherwise, you can try to reach out to me on my cell 770-823-3533. I look forward to hearing back from you.

Tracy
At 7:21pm on June 21, 2008, Harry Constantinescu said…
David,
I've met Josh, shortly, when I was over at Cuerno. It will be my pleasure to talk to you. Let me know when you are available.
At 7:35am on May 20, 2008, Dori Ginsburg said…
Hey guy, Let's do bizness..call me either at the office or on my cell 4-307-8512
At 6:37am on April 30, 2008, Alicia Campolito said…
David,

I drove by just yesterday. Congrats on the new opening. I wanted to know if you would be interested in working with the Delta Skymiles program to get more exposure. They are our partner and we recommend locations to the members. It's a great traffic driving program with a bit more of an affluent base of people. Let me know if you would like to chat further.

Thanks,

Alicia
At 7:41pm on April 29, 2008, Glenn Blalock said…
Oui!!!! CHEF!
At 7:40pm on April 29, 2008, Glenn Blalock said…
I love and miss you!!!
At 4:50am on April 25, 2008, Julie Johnson said…
Hi David, yes that would be great. Let me know her details and i can contact her.

Thanks again

Julie
At 5:20am on April 22, 2008, Carolina Brook said…
Hi David,
I'm a beverage distributor looking for contacts in the Atlanta area, as i am new here, just relocated from VA. Our product is MonaVie, one of the fastes growing Networking companies in the USA, and it is our big moment in Brasil right now, so i am heading to Brasil on April 25th, Doing Rio de Janeiro e Sao Paulo.
Please check out our website. http://www.monavie.com. We could meet some time, as I am in Atlanta area also, that way you could semple our product. Would love any advice you could offer. Thanks! Carol
 
 
 

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