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Jonathan Raduns
  • Moorestown, NJ
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  • National Restaurant Consultants
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State
New Jersey
Title
merchandisefood
Company
National Restaurant Consultants
Website
http://www.nationalrestaurantconsultants.com
Twitter Handle
merchandisefood
What best describes my company
Not Applicable
Interests
Consulting, Discovering New Food, Locavore, Learning, Making Friends, Networking, New Locations, Organic Foods
Personal Quote
Guaranteed Results.
Biography
Mr. Jonathan Raduns, Consultant / Food Merchandising

Jonathan has a well rounded background in the food industry that spans retail sales, management, merchandising, restaurant operations and wholesale food manufacturer marketing. Jonathan is known for his innovative, creative, and clean approach to creating displays that build customer experiences in food courts and restaurants which lead to impulse purchases and greater sales. He has extensive merchandising and management experience with one of the world’s most awarded retail merchandisers, Wegmans Food Markets. In this capacity he focused on specialty products and grew in-store organic produce sales by 25% through his unique use of food merchandising. He holds a specialized degree in Food Marketing and Distribution from Rochester Institute of Technology. Jonathan has authored and delivered training programs for numorous groups in Metro New York City and the Hudson River Valley. Leading by example, creativity and vision, he’s a highly motivational consultant who’s a real pleasure to work with.
Years in the Industry
15

Jonathan Raduns's Blog

A Concise Strategy for 2012 Profitable F&B Results

 

There are only three ways to increase food & beverage sales.

The economy and unfavorable weather has robbed resort, restaurant, and F&B executives of the simplest method to improve sales. Luckily, two remaining methods still offer opportunity, yet one single F&B Core-Competency Focused Strategy is best for Profit Increases.

1. Sell F&B to more people. Gone!

Today this option is…

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Posted on June 18, 2012 at 9:00am

Training Hospitality Employees through available State Grant Funds in NJ and beyond.

Grant Funded Hospitality Training 

If your hostess and server team is spiraling out of control, or you're interested in honing their skills to generate better guest service and hopefully improve sales, consider state grant programs.  These programs can be made available to independent, small chain, and corporate restaurants.

Understanding Grant Opportunities

Many states make grant funds available to employers in good tax standing to…

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Posted on May 17, 2012 at 8:55am

Food Service Merchandising Lessons from High School

If your high school was anything like mine, you may wonder how can faded plastic trays, walls stained by food fights and canned peas teach us about foodservice profits. Let’s exit the cafeteria and visit some high school classrooms to learn more. 



Food merchandising is often defined as an art and science.  Art class teaches design, aesthetics, color, technique in many mediums such as canvas, digital, sculpture, metal, wood, and fabrics. Translated to…

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Posted on May 7, 2012 at 11:00am

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