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At 7:37pm on June 15, 2011,
Keith Bernhardt

Hi Rod, Hope you're doing well. I am wondering thru your financial network and background, if by some chance you may know someone who finances motion pictures ?



At 8:45am on December 11, 2009, Walter Carucci said…

I have a theory about how the resturant industry conducts real estate business such as site selection, development and construction management. I is hard for me to understand why chains would want to take on overhead to build up real estate and construction departments in this economic climate. I have extensive experience in all these disiplines and I think outsourcing these functions is the future. I am new to this blog, but I thought I would get the word out about my services.


Walt Carucci AIA
At 10:27pm on November 23, 2009,
Jerry A. Heilpern, CFBE, FMP
Hi Rod,
Thanks for the comment to my blog. Good catch on your part. It was a mistake in transcription and as the hour was late I didn't catch it. The actual number Steve Kron stated was 12,000. I think the point is still the same. I have already posted the correction.

Thanks for reading, following and commenting. I hope you will continue!
At 12:00pm on September 1, 2009,
Keith Bernhardt
Hi Rod-
Congrats on the 250,000 milestone !
At 6:59pm on August 27, 2009, Jagadish C said…
Hi Rod-
Check us out at This is the company I founded. We are working with fine dining, casual dining, smaller chains to promote their deals and offers. We distribute the same through sms (text), email, Facebook, iPhone, Blackberry, print, widgets, and affiliates. We also plan to integrate with all the major POS at a later stage. Any ideas/suggestions from you most welcome.

I look forward to hear from you.


Jagadish Channagiri
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At 5:07am on June 14, 2009, Andy Swingley said…
Thanks for the connection Rod!
At 1:30pm on January 25, 2009, Bill Baumgartner said…
Hello Rod,

I hope you don't mind, I used a video that you submitted on FohBoh, in an article that I posted to my website.

I did however, put in a link to your page.

Check it out at

At 8:07am on November 3, 2008, Jo-Ann Perfido said…
Thanks. I look forward to learning more about it. See you next week.
At 4:42pm on October 9, 2008, Jim Parish said…
I can see how it can be addictive. Sorta like living in a fishbowl, isn't it, with all your posts to other folks open to display?
At 1:14pm on October 8, 2008, Ted Dorr said…
We got it all taken care of.
Thanks anyways, have a great day!
At 2:08pm on October 4, 2008, Bill Baumgartner said…

Thank you for adding me to your list of friends!

I look forward to sharing with you.

Hope you have a Great week !!!

Success Coach
"Helping you Achieve your Greatest Self"
At 6:32am on September 19, 2008,
Keith Bernhardt
Hi Rod-

I have an idea for "I" and "J" in your series. if you don;'t mind,
I will send you a PM later on today.

At 6:25pm on September 16, 2008,
Rod Guinn
Ted --
I'm just on my way out of town for a business trip, but send me a note at with some info on how to reach you.
At 4:53pm on September 16, 2008, Ted Dorr said…
Hi Rod,
If you have a couple of minutes I would love to talk to you about securing financing for our second/third location and the walls I'm running into. Please email me your number or how I can reach you. Thanks and Have a Great Day!
At 1:00pm on September 16, 2008,
Allan Hickok
thanks for noticing Rod. just read your advisor "advice" blog. I have a tall stack of tombstones for good advice unheeded...
At 5:20am on September 9, 2008, James McGehee said…

I have been perusing the site and was surprised to see how much of my restaurant network had already joined FOHBOH.
Are you going to be around this afternoon about 2-3pm PST?

Let me know.

At 2:05pm on August 29, 2008,
Keith Bernhardt
Rod, Thanks for the comment.
I have been in the travel industry a good while. I enjoy following the industry and studying the buying habits of people and their travel purchases. I also like to see from the supplier's standpoint. Why did they choose a particular ad campaign ? Who are the focus groups ? A lot of peole don't realize that places like resorts and cruise lines market their property as a destination.
For example if you're on a cruise that calls on Cozumel, Jamaica and Nassau. You also have another destination : the ship. Many ships have their own theme.

I 've watched different advertising and marketing forms and how they relate to travel and tourism. I find it very interesting. I am starting to study how each state does its marketing for travel and tourism. I started a discussion on FOHBOH a few days ago
about travel marketing and how restaurants and food outlets come into play. We've had some good dialogue.

Thanks again for your interest. Keith
At 7:46am on August 17, 2008, susan holaday said…
Rod -

I'm Sue Holaday from Foodservice East, an 83-year-old Northeast business publication, and and we have a lot of friends in common. Would be interested in connecting with you about your maybe doing a guest column for the website.
At 5:59am on August 1, 2008, Sam Goldfinger said…
Hey Rod - hope all is well with you. I look forward to catching up with you soon and to hopefully seeing you at the finance conference in Nov.
At 10:50am on July 23, 2008, Paul Huffman said…
Rod, got your message. I actually "joined" a while ago but never fully filled out the profile. At your suggestion, I've now made a better attempt.




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