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Increasing AI Usage in Restaurants with Brendan Sweeney and Tony Roy of Popmenu

Brendan Sweeny and Tony Roy are the cofounders of digital hospitality titan, Popmenu. Popmenu has a plethora of tools and an extremely knowledgeable team that comes together for one main goal, to help businesses grow through the efficient use of technology. The separator is that Sweeney and Roy value relationships and problems solving with an […]

Adding Leadership and Growing Your Business with Paul Walker

Paul Walker (@villageinn) is the President of Walker Group Restaurants. Since taking over the family business, it has grown rapidly. Though they weren’t fully prepared, Walker and company heeded the advice of his grandfather to “figure it out”.  Now with expansion on the horizon, Walker sat with host Shawn Walchef at this year’s Restaurant365 Restaurant […]

Being Digitally Proactive with Troy Hooper and Massimo DeMarco

Digital Hospitality host Shawn Walchef (@shawnwalchef) of https://calibbq.media and special guests Troy Hooper, serial entrepreneur and Founder and CEO of Kiwi Restaurant Partners (@apineappleperspective) and Massimo DeMarco, CEO of Ghost Kitchen Brands and Founder of Kitchen United, as they discuss how the digital era is transforming the restaurant industry.  In this episode, which took place […]

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 […]

Creating Brand Ambassadors with Rory Odell of Ike’s Love and Sandwiches

Rory Odell, Senior Vice President of Operations at Ike’s Love and Sandwiches (@ikessandwiches) understands technology has become a necessity for restaurants to generate revenue. Odell and the team at Ike’s Love and Sandwich prioritize reviewing metrics to better serve their clients. With hospitality highlighted as a critical factor to drive customer loyalty, he emphasizes the […]

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 […]

The Benefits of Partnering with Fooda – Carlos Chavira of Pancho’s Taqueria

Carlos Chavira is the co-owner of Pancho’s Taqueria (@panchostaqueira) in Massachusetts. Opening a restaurant was not his initial goal, but his sister convinced him to do so. With the help of Fooda, food technology platform that connects restaurants to people while at work, Chavira is attempting to get Pancho’s back to the trajectory it experienced […]

Spotify Playlist Challenge | David Meltzer (Business Mentor) | DH065

David Meltzer has found success in all arenas of life.  Taking on title bouts in business, family and friendship, David Meltzer has gone toe-to-toe with doubt, loss, and a world that sometimes feels like it’s run out of love. Nevertheless, the inspiring leader continues to conquer and fight fear with a smile on his face. […]