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Dynamic Pricing and Restaurants

Cali BBQ feast to go

How restaurants are using technology like Juicer to stay in business and serve more people It’s hard keeping a restaurant open. Thankfully new tools are helping restaurant owners adapt to a changing world where it costs more and more to stay in business. Cali BBQ Media founder Shawn Walchef was a guest on NewsNation to […]

Cali BBQ is Coming to the Navy Exchange in San Diego

Cali BBQ Management Staff stand outside the upcoming new location at the Navy Exchange in San Diego.

Cali BBQ is incredibly excited to announce that our restaurant is opening up a new location inside the NEX Food Court at the Naval Base San Diego. The Navy Exchange Food Court helps provide comfort and nourishment to people at Naval Base San Diego. Cali BBQ will join great brands including Pizza Hut, Starbucks, Subway, […]

Expanding by Outsourcing with Wayne Lipschitz of R&R FMG

Wayne Lipschitz is the CEO of Restaurant & Retail Financial Management Group (@rrfmg), or R&R FMG, where their goal is to grow your business. Whether your business needs help with daily financials, or a temporary Chief of Finance, R&R FMG is there for you.    In this conversation with host Shawn Walchef of Cali BBQ […]

Restaurant Transformation Festival

The Restaurant Transformation Festival is packed with game-changing programming to help restaurants transform their hospitality business.

Toast Gets Rid of Customer Fee and Restaurant Owners Applaud

Toast Customer Advisory Board in 2023 at Toast HQ in Boston

Toast is removing the 99 cent online ordering fee that has been met with a lot of controversy.  This is proof that Toast leadership listens to restaurant owners. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kuokf_oSALc Along with hosting the Toast-sponsored Restaurant Influencers podcast, Cali BBQ Media founder Shawn Walchef sits on the Toast Customer Advisory Board.  The restaurant industry proponent says a lot […]

The Simple Sales Taxes Solution with David Joseph

David Joseph, Co-Founder of DAVO by Avalara (@davosalestax), provides a solution to a problem that plagues all business owners, particularly those in the restaurant industry.  Sales Taxes. Though it can be a point of contention and stressful for owners, it is a necessary part of remaining in business. Joseph sat down with show host and […]

Cali BBQ Talks National Restaurant Show 2023 with Kyle Inserra

The National Association of Restaurant Show taking place from May 20 – 23  has been coined the “Super Bowl of the Industry” by some. Ahead of this year’s show, host Shawn Walchef (@shawnpwalchef) of Calibbq.media spoke with restaurant growth expert and commercial realtor Kyle Inserra (@kyleinserra) about why restaurant owners should attend the show and […]

Name our new BBQ Restaurant Robot!

Caddy Robotics restaurant server by Keenon Robotics

Welcome to the future of dining. At Cali BBQ in Spring Valley, we’re excited to announce that we’ve introduced a new member to our team: a robot server from Caddy Robotics and Keenon Robotics! It’s amazing isn’t it? The restaurant robot even plays music when it delivers food to tables. The only problem is we […]