Doug Austin
  • 49, Male
  • 1200 E. Woodhurst Bldg V., Springfield MO
  • United States
  • Marlin Network
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  • Ralph 'Poppie' Martin
  • HairPro
  • Chris Swenson
  • Tiffany Earnhardt-White
  • Dan Stewart
  • The Popp
  • KT
  • Merrili Jones
  • Michael L. Atkinson

Doug Austin's Discussions

Starting/Running a Pizzeria

Started this discussion. Last reply by heidyheins Jul 13, 2011. 17 Replies

Seafood Pizza

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cooking Kman Jul 7, 2008. 12 Replies


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heidyheins replied to Doug Austin's discussion Starting/Running a Pizzeria
"There are many struggles when you put up a business. however if you believe that you had the edge in pizza industry then pursue the spirit to go strong whatever difficulties there are. Succeeding in a food business is not an easy idea but along with…"
Jul 13, 2011

Profile Information

VP Business Development
Marlin Network
Discovering new food, Discovering new wines, Consulting, Buying/Selling a Business, Making Friends, Networking, Franchising, Finding Investors, Investing, Deals, Gaining Knowledge
Personal Quote
No regrets, no apologies
Years in the Industry
23 years in the marketing, advertising, brand/product innovation business (beer, food, fashion)

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At 10:35pm on August 19, 2008, Ralph 'Poppie' Martin said…
Hi Dave,
Checking out your page and noticed your quest for trianing info. Don't have a video, but I'm quite familiar with the subject. Train the trainer, TSDR, and the 4 steps of learning are some of the experiences that I can share with you. Let me know if I can help.
At 7:45am on June 30, 2008, Doug Austin said…
Indeed. I truly believe FohBoh can be the souce for agencies as we continue to battle the need for low cost, targeted, quantifialbe research among specific targets in the foodservice industryl. I feel as though the ability to create groups, discuss real issues and get "real time" responses will put us ahead of the pack in terms of gaining insights quicker. On the client front, I am in the process of gathering input from the account teams re: any training/educational/informative video we might be able to post for comments.
At 10:00am on June 29, 2008, Michael L. Atkinson said…
Hi, heard that you had a good call with KT! Looking forward to working with all ya all.

Best, mla
At 6:48am on June 27, 2008, Doug Austin said…
Hi Doug,

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
At 6:48am on June 27, 2008, Doug Austin said…
Hi Doug,

It's my pleasure to be the first to welcome you to our fantastic community of foodservice professionals from all over the globe. With hundreds of blogs, discussions groups and events to discover, Fohboh is the perfect place for you to connect and communicate with colleagues and friends. Don't hesitate to contact me with comments or criticisms.

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