Toast IPO on the New York Stock Exchange | $TOST NYSE Debut

Shawn Walchef at the New York Stock Exchange with Toast

Toast is now listed on the New York Stock Exchange as $TOST in its IPO debut. Cali BBQ Media was behind-the-scenes at the debut of the Toast IPO (Initial Public Offering) to celebrate the restaurant technology company becoming publicly traded on the stock exchange ($TOST). Toast is Cali BBQ’s primary technology partner and why we […]

Rewriting the Rules of Online Reviews | Zack Oates (Ovation Up) | DH081

Podcast Cover Image - DH081 Zack Oates Ovation

Your biggest critics are often your biggest fans. But try telling that to a restaurant owner with a Yelp page. Serving as the founder and CEO of Ovation, Zack Oates is helping rewrite the rules of online reviews by making them easier and more valuable for restaurant owners, operators, and customers alike. In any industry, […]

A Maestro of Meat and Marketing | Jason Ganahl (GQue BBQ) | DH079

Podcast Cover Image - DH079 GQue BBQ Jason Ganahl

Jason Ganahl is a Maestro of Meat and Marketing.  The GQue BBQ founder’s love for barbecue, people, and sports has allowed him to flourish. To do so, he’s had to network not only to thrive but also to survive. Being outside of the major traditional barbecue markets has made Jason Ganahl hustle hard not just in […]

Fire and Family | Talking with Jason Ganahl of GQue BBQ in Colorado

Jason Ganahl and his family pose together for a photo

Jason Ganahl is the founder of GQue BBQ and a father of four.  Simply put, Jason Ganahl is a successful and busy man. But being busy didn’t happen overnight. At one point in time, the Colorado father/BBQ maven was a single man working his tail off in the corporate world. As fate would have it, […]

How Cloudbeds is Prepared for a Digital Future and Remote Culture

DH052 Cloudbeds HQ - Screenshot - Office Tree

Cloudbeds cofounders Adam Harris and Richard Castle are maintaining their space. After all, they have plenty of it. As they enter the Downtown San Diego headquarters for their thriving company Cloudbeds, none of the company’s 420 employees across 135 countries are currently in the 10,000 square feet space. This of course, was not the plan. […]

The Future of Office Space in a Remote Reality | Inside Cloudbeds Headquarters | DH052

Podcast Cover Image - DH052 Cloudbeds HQ Interview Episode

Cloudbeds is on fire. As one of the hottest tech startups around, the company is growing at a steady rate while adapting to an ever-changing work culture. Digital Hospitality toured Cloudbeds‘ San Diego headquarters with company cofounders Adam Harris and Richard Castle as they returned to their amazing and — currently unused — office space […]

Talking Restaurant Branding During the Pandemic on Shark Bite Biz Podcast

Shark Bite Biz podcast episode Shawn Walchef

The restaurant industry has been hit hard during the 2020 pandemic. Cali BBQ owner Shawn Walchef was a guest on the Shark Bite Biz podcast to talk about the state of the hospitality business and the ways it can digitally transform to find a future for tomorrow. But even with the right knowledge and tools, […]