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Episode 71 – Farm to Fork and Art with Bernie Laskowski

Welcome to The Restaurant Coach Podcast…it is the cure for the common restaurant. So, how is your restaurant holding up as we recover from the pandemic and things are starting to readjust to the new normal? I would love to hear from you about what is your biggest challenge you are facing right now. You can text me at (505) 393-4750. Getting back to how things were before isn’t going to happen. The world changed and we as an industry must change too. My guest today is not only a friend, he is a fellow veteran and we actually worked together back in the early 2000’s (although he forgot that as you’ll hear)…I had to jog his memory. Bernie Laskowski is a chef, Restauranteur and just a great leader who has set up his expanding restaurant empire called Craft Urban out in the suburbs of Chicago. Let’s jump into the studio conversation with Chef Laskowski and me…

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Episode 36 – Outstanding Restaurants with Kevin Boehm from Boka

Welcome to The Restaurant Coach™ Podcast it is the cure for the common restaurant. Allow me to ask you a question. Are you happy with the results you are getting with your restaurant currently? If not, what are you prepared to do to get the restaurant you want? A mastermind group is a great way to get the support and the accountability you need to get on the path to getting the restaurant and life you want. It all starts with making a decision to take action. Head over to www.restaurantsuccesssmummit.com and sign up for my elite mastermind group that also includes access to our annual conference called The Restaurant Success Summit. If you want better results you need to take new actions.  With that said, let’s jump into the episode. There are so many gold nuggets in this interview that you might want to listen to it a few times…let’s roll.

I am honored to have Kevin Boehm from The Boka Restaurant Group in Chicago and winner along with his business partner Rob Katz of the 2019 James Beard award for Outstanding Restaurateurs on the show.

Show Notes:

Andrew Talks to Chef Podcast

Chefs, Drugs and Rock & Roll: How Food Lovers, Free Spirits, Misfits and Wanderers Created a New American Profession by Andrew Friedman
You Are Here: Discovering the Magic of the Present Moment by Thich Nhat Hanh

Getting the restaurant you and the life you want is not a far-fetched dream. There is power in taking action. Don’t put off doing something you know you should be doing because you hope things will get better. Remember that hope is not a strategy.

If you are ready to take action and stop hoping for a better restaurant, then sign up for my elite group called Restaurant Masterminds. ⁣

We start off in September with a 90 Leadership Boot-camp focused on The 7 Driving Forces of Restaurant Success to get you ready for our 2-day conference called The Restaurant Success Summit where you will get 16 workshops and immersed learning for 22 hours with 10 world-class restaurant experts! ⁣

The new restaurant (and life) you want starts with a decision to attend. Do it now.

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