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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 […]

Help Send Our Friend to NRA 2023

GoFundMe to help Dean LaBay get safely to NRA 2023 in Chicago

Dean LaBay is an impressive person who should absolutely be in attendance at the National Restaurant Association Show in 2023. But Dean needs help from us to make that happen. If you can give something to this GoFundMe campaign we set up to help, we would appreciate it. We are a community of LeaderShips and […]

Restaurant Influencers Collaboration Dinner at Sweet Baby Ray’s

in the kitchen at sweet baby rays bbq restaurant in Wooddale Chicago with owner Duce Raymond

You are invited to a Restaurant Influencers Collaboration Dinner at 5pm on Friday, May 19 at Sweet Baby Ray’s in Wood Dale (249 E Irving Park Road, Wood Dale, IL 60191) to kick off the National Restaurant Show 2023. #2023RestaurantShow Join us as we talk shop and make some social media content together. You don’t […]

Raising the Digital Bar with David Esau

David Esau (@davidresau) is a digital marketing consultant extraordinaire, owner of Click Track Marketing, and author of the book “Raising the Digital Bar” which is aimed at helping businesses grow their impact through digital marketing. As a former Google employee, he has a unique understanding of the digital marketing space.   As his book lays […]

Creating Relationships that Stick with Nish Patel of Paperchase Accountancy

If humility is a prerequisite for hospitality, Nish Patel (@nishpcny), CEO of Paperchase Accountancy, has it in spades. In a sit down with host Shawn Walchef of https://calibbq.media/ during the 2023 Restaurant Transformation Tour put on by Restaurant365, Patel referred to his business as “small” despite having accounts internationally.    Paperchase began when Patel and […]

619 is ALIVE! Watch Aztecs National Championship in San Diego at Cali BBQ

Get Ready for the SDSU Aztecs NCAA National Championship Watch Party at Cali BBQ. SDSU will take on UConn for the 2023 NCAA championships Monday, April 3 at 6:20 p.m. Join us in Spring Valley, CA at Cali BBQ for the entire game and enjoy some slow-smoked barbecue and cold drinks. The SDSU Aztecs Men’s […]

Embracing Automation with Steven Hoffman

Steven Hoffman (@foundersspace) is the CEO of Founders Space, which is a global innovation hub for entrepreneurs, corporations, and investors. As a solution to the work shortage that many businesses have experienced over recent years, Hoffman encourages the usage of Artificial Intelligence.  “Everything that can be automated will be automated over time. A.I. is an […]

The Beauty of Automation with David Joseph

David Joseph is the co-founder of DAVO by Avalara. What began as just an idea, has flourished into a near necessity of any business’ tech stack by filling the essential gap of handling business taxes. “In your business book, there are plenty of things to stress about,” says Joseph to Digital Hospitality host Shawn Walchef […]

Being an Accessible Leader with Alfredo Miro III of Baker’s Burgers

Alfredo Miro III has an extensive history in the restaurant industry. When he joined Baker’s Burgers, the company was reluctant to make changes. They were comfortable. Now, with the implementation of Restaurant365 technology, Miro is tapping into his leadership experience to grow Baker’s Burger in a way that makes sense to the brand. Listen or […]

Living to Maximize Your Potential

Mason Bendigo (@breathinairpod) is a former athlete that has channeled his energy into helping others by creating and hosting the Breathin’ Air Podcast. Bendigo strives to help others live a full existence by “breathing air”, a necessary component of life, into their listeners and help them unlock their full potential mentally, physically and spiritually.    […]