Jim Clute
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  • Columbus, OH
  • United States
  • Potential Performance Associates
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Cindy Deering left a comment for Jim Clute
"Hi Jim, Welcome to FohBoh! Cindy  "
Aug 7, 2011

Jim Clute commented on Michael L. Atkinson's blog post Do Restaurant Managers Work Too Many Hours?
"A long time ago, in a job far away, I was asked by Corp to investigate a franchisee who had a suspiciously long tenure from his managers.  Most of his managers had been with him for 10 years plus, but there was a newbie who had only been a…"
Aug 4, 2011

Jim Clute added a discussion to the group Restaurant Cost Control

Invest your time to manage costs and evaluate your profit

Restaurant owners tend to be focused on the food (the culinary or recipe people) or the guests, (the social people) but often they do not focus on the numbers that drive their business.  Many of the culinary types can give you a SWAG estimate of the plate cost of a menu item but don’t really accurately track the food cost of their business on even a monthly basis.  The social types are even less aware of cost relationships within their business.  They tend to only pay attention to cost when it…See More
Aug 4, 2011

Jim Clute joined Restaurants For Sale Online's group

Restaurants For Sale

Provides a resource for owners, brokers, and prospective buyers to discuss restaurant for sale opportunities.
Aug 4, 2011

Jim Clute joined Craig Pendleton's group

New Restaurant Openings and Re-concepts

An affiliation of food service industry professionals that networks to discover new openings where they can call upon each other for specials skills in performing project consulting for new openings and re-concepts.
Aug 4, 2011

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Managing Director
Potential Performance Associates
What best describes my company
Casual Dining
Buying/Selling a Business, Consulting, Discovering New Food, Locavore, Finding Investors, Learning, Making Friends, Networking
Personal Quote
Success is a journey, not a destination
Years in the Industry

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At 10:24am on August 7, 2011, Cindy Deering said…

Hi Jim,

Welcome to FohBoh!



At 10:38am on August 26, 2009,
Alyson Mar, RD
Hi Jim,

Thanks for the connection. I believe I have heard of Wings-Pizza-N-Things.. It is a nationwide chain, correct?

Look forward to talking to you and hearing your insight on here.

At 7:48pm on March 21, 2009,
Mel Kleiman

Thanks for taking the time to answer the question I posted a coulple of weeks ago on Why and How you use this site.
At 4:09pm on March 11, 2009, Steve Paterson said…
Hi Jim
Welcome to FohBoh. Great site and fun place.
Would you mind if I sent you some Sweet Potato Fries to play around with?
At 3:12pm on March 11, 2009,
Jim Clute
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