Steve Gatt
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  • Westec Intelligent Surveillance
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Managing Director - Emerging Brands
Westec Intelligent Surveillance
What best describes my company
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Consulting, Making Friends, Networking
Personal Quote
A 5% reduction in operating costs has the same P&L impact as a 30% increase in sales."-Gartner Group
Years in the Industry

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Cook Accused of Putting Hair in a Steak

Wisconsin Restaurant Cook Accused of Putting His Hair in 16-Ounce Ribeye

A restaurant cook is out of a job and facing a felony charge after being accused of hiding hairs in a ribeye because a customer complained the first steak served to him was overcooked.

Kevin Hansen, who dined at the steakhouse with friends and family Saturday, said he ordered a 16-ounce ribeye cooked… Continue

Posted on February 29, 2008 at 8:43am — 2 Comments

Drunken driver turns tables on restaurant

Patron hurt in 2006 crash sues former Trumbauersville bistro, claiming they allowed him to drink for too long.

By Scott Kraus | Of The Morning Call

February 28, 2008

It's not unusual for drunken drivers' victims or their families to sue the restaurant that served the drivers enough alcohol to put them over the legal limit.

But on Tuesday, a Bucks County man sued a defunct Trumbauersville restaurant for serving him alcohol that contributed to his own drunken… Continue

Posted on February 29, 2008 at 8:38am — 1 Comment

McDonald’s Bathroom Attendant

McDonald’s Bathroom Attendant

bout a month ago, I was brainstorming a mission idea with a few friends called “Five Star Fast Food”. The idea was to deck out a fast food joint with all the trappings of a five star restaurant. There would be a Maitre D’ standing behind a podium asking for your reservation, a hostess to seat you, a waiter to take your order, and an attendant in the bathroom. The obvious… Continue

Posted on February 21, 2008 at 6:02am

Small Business Advice for Restaurant Owners.

Small Business Advice for Restaurant Owners.

Rosie Beasley offers advice to small business owners in the restaurant industry, explaining how a few subtle changes can bring about business success. Read on for Four inexpensive ways to give your restaurant business a lift.

If your restaurant business is stagnating, the best… Continue

Posted on February 20, 2008 at 4:53am — 1 Comment

Think your employees would never steal from you?

Caught on tape

Think your employees would never steal from you? Think again.

According to a 1999 study done by the National Restaurant Association, employee theft averages $218 per person each year. The average takeout and delivery pizzeria has 20 employees. The math says that’s $4,360 right out of your pocket annually. Worse yet, security experts call that estimate conservative. According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, occupational fraud costs…


Posted on February 20, 2008 at 4:51am

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At 6:52pm on August 29, 2008, Carl Muth said…
Steve, what's going on? Long time, no see. Haven't heard anything out of Laura lately either.
At 2:15pm on August 22, 2008,
Brian Edwards
Gatt!! How are you? Just thought I'd stop by and say hey.
At 5:35am on June 4, 2008, Table Maestro said…
Hi Steve,
It's been a while since I've been on Fohboh and I just got your message. Thank you for the positive feedback! It is always appreciated! We actually service several restaurants in your area including Dolce, Miltons Cuisine, Geisha House, and Shauns. It is a very exciting business and our clients are amazing. Not only are they reducing their labor cost, but they are actually providing better service to their guests! It is a perfect situation for everyone! We are growing and always looking for more ways to impact our industry- if there is anything I can do to help you or anyone you know, please let me know!
At 11:27am on May 8, 2008, Carolina Brook said…
Hi Steve,
I'm a beverage distributor looking for contacts all over USA, 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 just got back from Brasil on sat./may/03, We've done Rio de Janeiro e Sao Paulo.
Please check out our website. Would love any advice you could offer.
Also I made a group on Foh Boh..... Monavie.... Check it out....
I am also in Atlanta area.... so we should get together some time....... You will love to try MonaVie... I garanty..... Helthy Product that taste good.......

see you sooooonnnn
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At 7:53am on April 21, 2008, Alicia Campolito said…

What they hay? I haven't seen you in awhile. Lunch?

At 2:36pm on March 20, 2008, Carl Muth said…
Kevin Thompson will be contacting you about employee theft statistics for the April GRA meeting and subsequent workshop. I gave him your card.

Heads Up.

Have Fun!
Be #1,

Carl Muth
At 7:12am on March 15, 2008, Sarah Sandak said…
Thanks so very much Steve! I really like the ahi tuna with the soba noodles too. My husband put the menu together. I wish he would cook at home too....but you know how that is. We enjoy sandwiches and cereal at home.
At 8:11am on March 13, 2008, Daryle T Davidson said…
Hello Steve,

I was talking with Scott Nehnevajs about networking for new business and starting a group of vendors of different services to help each other network for new accounts. He said he had meet you and the "North Georgia Group". I would be interested in talking with you. My company provides grease trap pumping services, backflow testing, drain cleaning, and emergency plumbing services. My cell phone # is 678-828-1540. Give me a call.

Daryle T. Davidson
At 10:15am on February 26, 2008, Food 4 Thought (Anthony Jackson) said…
Hi Steve,
We share similar interest in helping clients protect and make improvements on their operation. When you get a chance, please check out my page. What you offer is a valuable service and resource. I'd like for us to be friends. Take care and have a great day. Anthony
At 1:22pm on February 20, 2008, Doug Golden said…

I was in your industry a few years back with a company called DTT Surveillance. I am still fascinated by the industry and technological advances. I am also a strong advocate of digital surveillance.

I have sent you a friend request.


Doug Golden




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