Mike Ganino, Author at ChowNow
March 8th, 2018
How to

5 Restaurant Hiring Tips for Recruiting an All-Star Staff

“Find me some A-players.” These were the instructions I overheard a GM in a restaurant say to someone on her team. I began reflecting on the state of restaurant recruiting…

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January 27th, 2017
Marketing

The Pre-Shift Game Every GM Should Play to Increase Restaurant Sales

Most general managers are looking for creative ways to build sales at their restaurant — especially during low-volume days. We’ve all heard of the old “surpass the $20” game for…

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October 21st, 2015

Back to the Future: Restaurant Technology Edition

— Mike Ganino |  Mike is a restaurant veteran having served  as COO at Protein Bar and in key roles at Yum! Brands, Lettuce Entertain You, and Potbelly Sandwich Shop. An in-demand speaker and trainer on restaurant…

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September 22nd, 2015
Restaurant Tech

Manager’s Role In Great Restaurant Service

—Mike Ganino | Mike is a restaurant veteran having served  as COO at Protein Bar and in key roles at Yum! Brands, Lettuce Entertain You, and Potbelly Sandwich Shop. With over 100 restaurant openings under his belt, he…

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September 17th, 2015
Marketing

4 Tips for In-Store Marketing

As you plan for success in Q4, it is important to make sure your restaurant’s in-store experience is clear, focused, and aimed at helping your maximize the customer experience while…

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September 15th, 2015
Restaurant Tech

Doing Restaurant Delivery Right

The Fall season is a great time to get your restaurant delivery and takeout game in check! With your customers spending more time watching games and getting cozy by the…

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September 3rd, 2015
Marketing

3 Tips for Building Your Restaurant Email Database

In a recent post, we covered why it is vital to always be adding to your restaurant email list. But how do you get people to fork over their email…

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September 1st, 2015
Marketing
Social Media

Fall Series: Best Restaurant Marketing Tips

At ChowNow, we not only create best-in-class online ordering systems for restaurants and beautifully branded mobile apps–but we also help our clients create effective marketing. Our team of Restaurant Success…

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August 28th, 2015

Restaurant Success in 2015: The Plan for Wrapping It Up in Q4

—Mike Ganino |  Mike is a restaurant veteran having served  as COO at Protein Bar and in key roles at Yum! Brands, Lettuce Entertain You, and Potbelly Sandwich Shop. An in-demand speaker and trainer on restaurant…

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August 20th, 2015
Marketing

Fall Restaurant Trend Series: Customer Insights

— Mike Ganino | Mike is a restaurant veteran having served  as COO at Protein Bar and in key roles at Yum! Brands, Lettuce Entertain You, and Potbelly Sandwich Shop. An in-demand speaker and trainer on restaurant and…

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