Friendly Ghost Kitchens? Growth Plan featured in Restaurant Hospitality Article

We believe in Friendly Ghost Kitchens at Cali BBQ. Our plans to grow Cali BBQ and Cali BBQ Media were explored in a detailed Restaurant Hospitality feature article. The article also explains why Toast, Inc., Restaurant Accounting Services, Inc. (RASI), and Ovation are primary partners in our restaurant tech stack. “Technology is enabling restaurants to do things […]

Sunrise Gratitude and Coronavirus | NBC San Diego Features Cali BBQ

Shawn Walchef at Cali BBQ NBC7 News

Sharing your sobriety story on television as an alcohol salesman is not easy. But it’s still important to share in order to help others. Thanks to Catherine Garcia from NBC 7 San Diego for the May 2020 news segment on Cali BBQ. You can watch the entire video on our Cali BBQ Media YouTube channel. […]

A Difficult Message to Send | How You Can Help Cali BBQ

I just sent the most difficult message I’ve ever had to send to our dozens of hardworking staff members at Cali Comfort BBQ. Since 2008 we have been fortunate to be open and serving slow-smoked barbecue, cool cocktails, and hosting amazing guests at our family run restaurant and sports bar in Spring Valley, California. Now […]

Living One Day at a Time: #SunriseGratitude and Sobriety

Sunrise Gratitude One Day at a Time Cali BBQ Media

My name is Shawn Walchef. I am an alcoholic sports bar owner who has been in recovery and sober since April 29, 2012. Living one day at time is a foundational principle of the Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) program and other programs of recovery. This simple principle has the power to help so many people who […]