Ray Welch
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  • Boca Raton, FL
  • United States
  • ThirsTea Corp.
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  • Jeff Cattell
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Ray Welch and FSMU are now friends
Nov 17, 2011
paul barron and Ray Welch are now friends
Sep 22, 2011
Ray Welch commented on Ty Sullivan's blog post Of Superman and Authentic Customer Service on Twitter
"Foodservice, social media AND Superman...isn't that the trifecta of blog posts here in this community?    Great post and great information.   As a business owner, I am always cognizant of the fact that an employee (non-owner) can…"
Apr 8, 2011
Ray Welch joined Eric S. Crane's group

Distributor / Supplier Forum

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Mar 25, 2011
Ray Welch left a comment for Steven Groves
"Thanks for the connection.  It's nice to see you here too.  Looking forward to catching up."
Mar 25, 2011
Ray Welch and Steven Groves are now friends
Mar 25, 2011
Ray Welch commented on Bill Campion's blog post Opposite Ends of The Customer Service Spectrum
"Bill,  Loved the post.  Sorry about your experience with Meijer, but thanks for sharing.   As an interesting note, I did a quick twitter search on "meijer"...all I can say is you are not alone in your frustration.  AND,…"
Mar 25, 2011
Ray Welch commented on Eli Chait's blog post The Cost of Last Minute Reservations
"Eli,   Got it.  The trick would be to understand who those "flexible guests" and how to incentivize them.     Maybe there is a secondary market for "premium" reservations?  Operators could use social…"
Mar 22, 2011
Ray Welch commented on Eli Chait's blog post The Cost of Last Minute Reservations
"I'm not an operator, so I can't speak for that side of the equation.  BUT, I am one of those people who typically make a dinner reservation less than 5 hours in advance.   As is true with most of us in this industry, I travel…"
Mar 22, 2011
kristie campbell left a comment for Ray Welch
"I am impressed you read that far into my bio. Just realized how outdated it is - I cut and pasted it from an old promo. I miss the weather in Miami & the football games!"
Mar 21, 2011
Ray Welch joined FohBoh's group

Social Media for Foodservice

A place for collaboration about best practices and success stories, share ideas and tools to fully leverage the social web.See More
Mar 21, 2011
Ray Welch left a comment for kristie campbell
"  Welcome!  I'm also relatively new to FohBoh, but I've been pleasantly surprised by the amount of useful content and industry specific information that is shared here.    BTW...Go Canes!   Ray"
Mar 21, 2011
Ray Welch added a discussion to the group Let's Talk Tea!

Anyone home?

Sorry to be joining the party so late.  According to the discussion board, it's been awhile since this group has had any active discussion. Hopefully this is still an active group, and we can re-engage in conversations about tea. I am an owner in a beverage company that specializes in tea.  I also enjoy talking with people about the most "social" of beverages...tea. ...so...is there anyone still out there?  See More
Mar 21, 2011
Ray Welch joined David Enser's group

Let's Talk Tea!

Tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world next to water. It is the only beverage commonly served hot or iced, anytime, anywhere, for any occasion. On any given day, over 127 millionAmericans are drinking tea. Let's talk tea!See More
Mar 21, 2011
Ray Welch added the App Twitter Tracker (Personal)
Feb 3, 2011
Ray Welch left a comment for Howard Appell
"Thanks for the connection. I'm looking forward to be a part of this network.   -Ray"
Feb 3, 2011

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At 3:35pm on March 21, 2011, kristie campbell said…
I am impressed you read that far into my bio. Just realized how outdated it is - I cut and pasted it from an old promo. I miss the weather in Miami & the football games!




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