About Pollo Campero Pollo Campero is a fast-casual restaurant chain focused on delighting guests with better-chicken-offerings. Through its flavor and quality, Pollo Campero offers a unique and convenient feel-good eating experience for individual, group/family, and catering occasions. Chicken entrees can be ordered either Campero Fried or Citrus-Grilled, bone in or boneless and paired with an array of fresh sides, drinks, and desserts for a complete meal. Pollo Campero started as a small family-owned restaurant in Guatemala in 1971 and has grown to one of the biggest chicken chains in the world. Initial investments range from $1,287,250 – $2,491,500*. For more information, visit https://camperofranchise.com/
As Yelp’s Small Business Expert and host of the Behind the Review podcast, Emily Washcovick has spoken to thousands of restaurant owners about the challenges they face and strategies they employ to overcome them – not to mention their perspectives on online reviews, both good and bad. Helping businesses succeed is Emily’s north star, and she believes that by taking an active role in their online reputation, business owners can foster deeper connections with customers. “Don’t fear the review” is a mantra – by not engaging with reviews, businesses are missing out on an incredible opportunity. In this conversation, Emily demystifies online reviews and offers a thoughtful perspective on how restaurants can leverage reviews for marketing and customer service transparency.
Brian Radin Bio:
Join Jeremy and Brian Radin to talk about how paycards can help restaurants with retention and hiring. Brian Radin is the President of Comdata Prepaid. In his career, he has proven success with market leaders and start-ups across software, business services, human capital management, and finance industries. He also has an impeccable record of maximizing the strategic business model, optimizing business processes, and creating innovative initiatives that facilitate sustainable growth, and generate traction in competitive markets. Radin has been recognized for identifying/securing key partners and sales channels, raising capital, building strategic C-level relationships with the investment community, and for developing highly engaged leadership teams that increased revenue, profitability, and customer satisfaction. Fintwist – Superior Workforce Payment Solutions (fintwistsolutions.com)
BYOD™ is the brain that collects and integrates restaurant management data into its central platform to empower Mabel™, the world’s first AI powered virtual restaurant assistant. She helps on duty managers make better decisions in the moment with real time Smart Alerts. Check them out at www.byod.ai
Charlotte, N.C. based Famous Toastery began in 2005 in a small house-turned-restaurant where best friends Brian Burchill and Robert Maynard opened their first breakfast spot. Never compromising fresh ingredients or friendly service, Famous Toastery evolved into a franchise system in 2013 and now has over 25 locations. In 2020 and 2019, Famous Toastery placed on Restaurant Business’ The Future 50, featuring the fastest-growing small chains. Famous Toastery was ranked No. 9 in the Full-Service Restaurants category of Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top Food Franchises of 2019 and on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 Rankings in 2019. In 2018, Famous Toastery received recognition by CNBC as a top franchise to buy, FSR Magazine as one of the Top 14 restaurant chains ready for lift-off, Inc. 5000’s list of the fastest growing companies and Franchise Times’ Top 200+ franchise opportunities. For more information about Famous Toastery, visit www.famoustoastery.com. To learn about franchising opportunities, please visit www.bestbreakfastfranchise.com
Join Jeremy and Dave Bennett, CEO and President of Mirus where they talk about the value of data and how to make better business decisions based on the data. Check them out at Restaurant Data Management & Reporting (mirus.com)