"Not sure "new marketing" is a solution to slumping sales before a full brand and operational review is undertaken. Core brand messages should be reviewed, and everything reviewed so that everyone in the restaurant is DELIVERING on…"
"Congratulations on joining FohBoh! This is a wonderful online restaurant community with lots of great postings. Enjoy the site and keep active with pictures, comments and postings.
Chef Marcus Guiliano"
Consulting, Finding Investors, Franchising, Investing, Making Friends, Networking, Finding new clients
Every brand can use an annual review
Tom Kelley has served on the senior management team and Board of Directors of the National Restaurant Association; as a public relations executive; a key executive of a leading Southern California independent restaurant company; and consultant for more than 25 startups, restaurants, emerging businesses, Fortune 500s, and trade associations. He frequently writes for Nation’s Restaurant News and is quoted regularly in regional business journals and major city news dailies, as well as in Bloomberg Businessweek. He has appeared on CNN’s Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer commenting on personal branding and crisis management issues. He and his company are at the forefront of innovative brand concept creation, design, and operational execution for clients nationwide.
Years in the Industry
Comment Wall (1 comment)
You need to be a member of FohBoh to add comments!
The voluntary program, which provides a growing selection of healthful children’s menu choices in every state, now counts more than 145 restaurant brands as participants, including new national companies Cosi, Jamba Juice and Rainforest Café, as well as Ovation Brands’ Country Buffet, HomeTown Buffet and Old Country Buffet, among other regional chains and independent restaurants.
This store will be the first of four to be operated by Starbucks across Disney properties in the United States and will serve as a destination for guests looking to relax and recharge as part of their visit.
If you are looking for capital to start or grow your restaurant, create the next 501c3, develop and launch the next app for the restaurant industry,or want to help your peers in some meaningful way, we want to know about it.
While working with kids who have trouble speaking, Ajit Narayanan sketched out a way to think about language in pictures, to relate words and concepts in "maps." The idea now powers an app that helps nonverbal people communicate, and the big idea behind it, a language concept called FreeSpeech, has exciting potential.
Perhaps you’ve punched out a paper doll or folded an origami swan? TED Fellow Manu Prakash and his team have created a microscope made of paper that's just as easy to fold and use. A sparkling demo that shows how this invention could revolutionize healthcare in developing countries … and turn almost anything into a fun, hands-on science experiment.
Vending machines generally offer up sodas, candy bars and chips. Not so for the one created by TED Fellow Gabe Barcia-Colombo. This artist has dreamed up a DNA Vending Machine, which dispenses extracted human DNA, packaged in a vial along with a collectible photo of the person who gave it. It’s charming and quirky, but points out larger ethical issues that will arise as access to biotechnology increases.
Privacy researcher Christopher Soghoian sees the landscape of government surveillance shifting beneath our feet, as an industry grows to support monitoring programs. Through private companies, he says, governments are buying technology with the capacity to break into computers, steal documents and monitor activity — without detection. This TED Fellow gives an unsettling look at what's to come.