I’m working on a longterm project for a fast-growing concept, with operations already scattered over four states and more to open this year. It’s an exciting time for this company: the concept’s been refined to enable fast growth, the capital’s in hand, and performance is strong.
One of the essential controls which was recently reinforced…Continue
Added by Rod Guinn on April 25, 2012 at 1:14pm — No Comments
Two weeks ago, I attended the Restaurant Finance & Development Conference put on by the Restaurant Finance Monitor and Franchise Times. I heard good things about several of the speakers and panels, but can’t comment, as I spent all my time in one-on-one and small group meetings. I can, however, relate the following observations:…Continue
Added by Rod Guinn on November 24, 2011 at 3:00am — No Comments
I’ll acknowledge up front that subjecting non-participants to vacation pictures puts a strain on the strongest and healthiest relationships -- there’s no way the one who wasn’t there can appreciate the full context, although a skillful photographer can at least convey some of the beauty or exotic features of a destination. I’m decidedly NOT a skillful photographer, so I’ll spare you the amateurish snaps.…Continue
There are, it seems, two ways to establish a competitive advantage -- in the restaurant industry, as well as other fields.…
Added by Rod Guinn on July 22, 2010 at 4:00am — No Comments