Voice of the Restaurant Industry
Added by Ty Sullivan on October 10, 2012 at 5:23am — No Comments
Hard to believe it's been over 30 years since the assassination of John Lennon. Hard to believe it has been that long since we all gathered around our radios and TV’s trying to take in the news that one of the last great pacifists was murdered. Just like Robert Kennedy. Just like Martin Luther…Continue
Added by Ty Sullivan on September 18, 2012 at 5:39pm — No Comments
Recently, my daughter opened up her first lemonade stand and…
Here’s the follow-up line with the hook:
She did it for charity by her own choosing, raised…Continue
Remember Live Aid back in 1986?
Remember how it made us all fell to be a planetary communality that day?
You want to feel that feeling again? Well you can by helping out and getting involved and being a…Continue
Added by Ty Sullivan on August 21, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Creepy but cool all in the same breath mind you.
First off...WARNING: Wipe any inappropriate thoughts from your mind when you enter a Starbucks. Your mind is about to be invaded.
It was announced that Starbucks was teaming up with…Continue
Nowadays with all the distractions people use to block out the “real world” as they navigate through their day with their iThings, hand held destructo-games and quick texting, it’s tough to get the attention of all those grumbling bellies making their way past our locations. Street Teaming is a golden…Continue
As the Director of Marketing for Cafe Metro in NYC, I was thrilled when noted nutritionist Martha McKittrick wanted to do a feature on our new 100 Under 500 Menu that features a menu of full meal options under 500 calories combined. Not a lot of places have embraced this mind set so I thought I would share it here. You can see see articles and great advise on her great website …Continue
Added by Ty Sullivan on July 10, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Short of handing out the store to get them in the door, where do you start and end?
Recently I have had many conversations with marketing mavens in the restaurant biz that have all had the same issue on their mind as they head to bed…Continue
Let me start by saying I am not going to sit here and give you a play by play on the amazing stuff you missed.…Continue
Added by Ty Sullivan on June 12, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments
My daughter, who is 3 going on 26, came across an Easter card as we were cleaning our house this weekend and as some children might, exclaimed the obvious, “Oh look Dad, it’s Jesus!” “That’s right honey” I replied, “And do you know who His Daddy is?” “It’s Zeus.”
Clearly, she needs a…Continue
Added by Ty Sullivan on May 29, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Hello I’m Ty Sullivan the Director of Truths in Customer Service or as I like to say “DT’s in CustServ”.
You know, we always have customer service “guru’s, “Jedi’s”, “Lords of Sweetness” telling us how to properly coddle guests when they have had an “incident” or “very disappointing”…Continue
Paul Barron, of Digital Coco, discusses the importance of audience connectivity to brand messaging via food social-abiltly on various Social Media platforms with myself and Chef Rob Corliss- Founder of A.T.E (All Things Epicurean). Watch these great videos for…Continue
Added by Ty Sullivan on May 1, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Recently I sat in my therapist’s office all ready to bark at the moon and lay blame for all my issues on my mother, the kid that aimed at me in dodge ball and possibly Nixon. But the session turned into a warm and fuzzy remembrance of the man who turned my life around.
In high school we had a…Continue
I have always believed in signs. I have also always believed that if we all spoke the same unspoken language we could dance around wars and confrontations. I also believe in aliens and fairies but that is another story.…Continue
Added by Ty Sullivan on April 3, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments
Added by Ty Sullivan on March 20, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
I’m the Director of Marketing and Social Media for Café Metro’s parent company S.T. Management Group here in the quiet little…Continue
“Is everyone alright?”- Robert Kennedy’s Final WordsContinue
If you want to test a man’s character, give him power.
This week I made a Random Act Of Kindness (RAOK) video for one of the concepts I do marketing for, Café Metro. The vibe was awesome! The feeling of getting out there and doing random acts of kindness on a 12 degree morning were appreciated by all. We gave out gift cards, free…Continue