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Increasing Efficiency with Machine Learning – Branden McRill of 5 Out

Branden McRill (@brandenmcrill) is the co-founder and CEO of 5 Out,  which has a goal to maximize restaurant profitability by predicting performance using data and machine learning. As an experienced restauranteur, McRill found a gap in the space that pushed him to create 5 Out to incorporate technology as a way to enhance digital hospitality. Watch […]

Learn From Hospitality Pros at Virtual Restaurant Marketing Summit

Branded Restaurant Marketing Summit 2023 is Jan. 25-26 and is free

We want you to win. Join us at the virtual Restaurant Marketing Summit 2023 on Jan. 25-26 to learn useful strategies and stories from some of the top thinkers in modern marketing and hospitality. The 2023 Branded Restaurant Marketing Summit is free and registration can be found at http://bit.ly/RestMarketing2023. Signing up allows registrants access to […]

Learn How To Improve Your Restaurant’s Online Presence Webinar

Learn 7 Steps to Take Control of Your Online Presence and Boost Sales in this Yelp Webinar with Business Owner Shawn Walchef

How do you improve your restaurant’s online presence and boost sales at the same time? Shawn P. Walchef, founder of @CaliBBQMedia and @CaliBBQ, has partnered with our friends at Yelp to share all the storytelling secrets that we have learned over the last 15 years. Please join us online on Aug. 15, 2022 if you […]

Restaurant Transformation Tour in Los Angeles

Restaurant Transformation Tour

Welcome to the Restaurant Transformation Tour 2022 stop in Los Angeles at The Wiltern historic theater. Shawn P. Walchef of Cali BBQ Media and Troy Hooper of Nurish Brands (https://www.krpusa.com/nurish) were on site to be a part of, and document, all the excitement and learning at RTT.   LEARN MORE about Restaurant Transformation Tour   […]

Nation’s Restaurant News Emerging Chains Top 8 Breakout Brands for 2022

Nation’s Restaurant News picked 8 emerging restaurant chains you should know in 2022. The Nation’s Restaurant News announced a list of emerging chains that are positioning themselves for huge growth in the years ahead. The editors found what they consider the best examples of Breakout Brands that are on their way to becoming the next […]

Restaurant Influencers Review: Yelp Blog Highlights Restaurant Podcast

Sam on Restaurant Influencers Podcast

The Restaurant Influencers podcast focuses on helping business owners create a social media strategy that works. The Yelp Blog featured the behind-the-scenes story about making the Restaurant Influencers podcast in an interview with host Shawn Walchef (Cali BBQ Media). Read the full interview below with the restaurant owner and podcast host to learn how Cali […]

Murtec 2022: The Future of Food is Technology

Technology is the future of restaurants. The MURTEC 2022 conference is March 7-9 at the Paris Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Speakers include Jon Taffer (Bar Rescue), Shawn P. Walchef (Cali BBQ Media), Darla Morse (Red Robin), Michael Montagano (Kitchen United), and other leaders in hospitality and tech discussing the future of food. Cali […]

Building the Amazon of Restaurants at Cali BBQ Media

Amazon of Restaurants is Cali BBQ in San Diego

Cali BBQ Media is building the Amazon of Restaurants. With a rapidly expanding footprint physically and digitally, influential restaurant owner and digital media proponent Shawn P. Walchef thinks BIG when it comes to future-proof growth and exploring new ideas for his Cali BBQ Media company. The BIG idea is simple: Build the Amazon of Restaurants […]

No Bulls**t Guide To Marketing | Erik Shellenberger (BAR MARKETING BASICS) | DH135

Erik Shellenberger interview about Marketing

No BS. That is the best descriptor for marketing specialist Erik Shellenberger. His approach to teaching bar and restaurant owners the best way to market their business. Years in the industry have equipped Erik with a unique insight as to what works and what doesn’t. ”There’s a lot of BS out there.” Digital Hospitality podcast […]