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Empower Delivery is a 1-Stop Shop for Ordering Online

Empower Delivery is an end to end delivery restaurant operating system. Empower Delivery coordinates every phase of the operation, from online order placement and streamlined kitchen management to rapid delivery. “We handle everything from ordering to processing through the kitchen to delivery.” says Empower Delivery Chief Product Officer Brian Howenstein. With the Empower Delivery system, […]

Rising Tide LinkedIn Live: Persistence and Patience in Business

Just keep going. That adage has one that speaks to the persistence necessary to find success in life. In this week’s Rising Tide LinkedIn Live room by Cali BBQ Media, participants discussed stories and lessons learned surrounding the idea of persistence in business. What transpired was an inspiring conversation and the sharing of impactful stories […]

Actionable Guidance with Jason E. Brooks

Jason E. Brooks, an entrepreneur, author, speaker, coach, and founder of Hospivation LLC, has a passion for the hospitality industry, and is dedicated to empowering leaders through his book, “Every Leader Needs Followers.”  His book provides a roadmap for transformation, offering ten actionable keys to success while preserving individuality.  “I’ve been trying to find how […]

Rising Tide LinkedIn Live: How to Tell Your Story Better

No one is coming to tell your story. Storytelling is a vital tool for any brand looking to grow and create a loyal customer base. Many leaders struggle with out to do so consistently and effectively. Every Wednesday and Friday at 10am PDT, Shawn Walchef hosts the Rising Tide live room on LinkedIn. Leading voices […]

Insights from the Bar & Restaurant Expo: Maximizing Your Restaurant’s Potential

Cali BBQ Media founder Shawn Walchef attended the Bar & Restaurant Expo in Las Vegas to experience an invaluable day of learning and networking and he is taking you behind the scenes with partners, like Toast, Davo, and more Discover the secrets shared by industry experts and seasoned professionals like Chip Klose and Matt Joiner, […]

Rising Tide LinkedIn Live: Repurposing Content

Do you believe that every piece of content has to be new and original?  In the world where content creation is becoming a requirement for conducting business, it is also becoming increasingly important to have a strategy for doing so.  Every Wednesday and Friday at 10am PDT, Shawn Walchef hosts the Rising Tide live room […]

Coaching Call with David Meltzer: Unlocking the Secret to Success

Discover the keys to thriving in the content creator economy with David Meltzer’s invaluable guidance, shared during a recent coaching call with Cali BBQ Media. Digital Hospitality host and Cali BBQ Media owner Shawn Walchef has had the pleasure of having world renowned entrepreneur, author, motivational speaker, and business coach David Meltzer as a friend […]