1412, 2020

29 Yelp and Online Review Statistics for Independent Restaurants

By |December 14th, 2020|Categories: Industry News|0 Comments

Even if you don't write an online reviews, you've certainly used reviews to make more informed buying decisions online. These online reviews are especially impactful for small businesses like restaurants and food trucks. Yelp is best known for reviews of restaurants than perhaps any other type of business. In fact, [...]

1412, 2020

6 Smart Tips to Test Market Your Food Product

By |December 14th, 2020|Categories: Podcast|0 Comments

I got a question from one of our food business academy premium members last week that I felt would be valuable to share with all the readers / listeners of this podcast. She asked about the best ways to test market her new food products and get feedback.  The answer [...]

1312, 2020

Nine Low-Cost Bar Businesses Ideas You Can Start This Weekend

By |December 13th, 2020|Categories: How To|0 Comments

So you want to open a bar at a low-cost but you’re afraid that’s not doable? Let us be the first to tell you that with a touch of creativity it's not an impossible feat. There are many bar business ideas out there that don't require you to shell out [...]

1012, 2020

10 Realities You Should Know About Working With Specialty Food Distributors

By |December 10th, 2020|Categories: Specialty Food|0 Comments

I have five of them. I'm talking about distributors. You know, the companies who take away your gross margin and you then sit there stumped wondering "where did all my money go?" Yes - those distributors. They do serve a purpose (as stated in #1 on the list below). But [...]

1012, 2020

101 Speakeasy Bar Name and Secret Password Ideas for 2021

By |December 10th, 2020|Categories: How To|0 Comments

Also known as a “blind pig” or a “blind tiger”, the speakeasy was an illicit establishment that sold alcoholic beverages in Prohibition-Era America in the 1920s and 1930s. During the Prohibition, the manufacturing and sale of alcoholic drinks was illegal across the entire United States, and many a speakeasy would [...]

912, 2020

The Pros and Cons of Hiring a Food Broker

By |December 9th, 2020|Categories: Specialty Food|0 Comments

Oh, food brokers. The mysterious lion of the food industry.... They help you. They hurt you. And you have to deal with both - all the time. But, there are benefits to bringing on a food broker to grow your company and get your products much needed distribution. Below is [...]