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How Teyoshe Smith Transformed Charcuterie with Bite by Bite & Co.

Teyoshe Smith, founder of Bite by Bite and Co., has revolutionized the art of charcuterie with her unique approach and passion for nurturing others. With the goal to “normalize charcuterie across the world”, Smith has grown her business on authenticity, customer service, and grit.  Originally called Grazing Crazy, Bite by Bite and Co., begin with […]

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: 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 […]

Empowering Restaurants Through AI Integration with Matt Wampler of ClearCOGS

Matt Wampler’s journey to becoming the co-founder and CEO of ClearCOGS stemmed from a personal pain point in his restaurant career. Recognizing the lack of resources for obtaining essential answers, he envisioned ClearCOGS as a solution to translate overlooked data into actionable insights.  And now ClearCOGS has a huge announcement! Wampler’s mission is clear: empower […]

Creating an Inclusive Pizza Experience with Ernie Carrillo of Joe & Ernie’s Pizzeria

An Inclusive Dining Experience Ernie Carrillo, the founder of Joe & Ernie’s Pizzeria, is crafting an inclusive dining experience that caters to everyone’s tastes and dietary needs. From vegan options to gluten-free delights, Carrillo’s commitment to quality and diversity sets his pizzeria apart in Southern California’s vibrant culinary scene. “I think pizza is that type […]

The Ultimate Hospitality Mindset with Solomon Choi of Jabba Brands

Solomon Choi, the CEO of Jabba Brands, believes in the power of giving more to ask for more.  Reflecting on his early career, Choi made a bold decision for his family business early in his career, which ultimately paid off. By providing greater service, Choi was able to raise prices confidently, recognizing the value of […]

Coaching Call with David Meltzer: Surge Pricing vs. Dynamic Pricing

Cali BBQ was featured in a Wall Street Journal article about restaurants experimentation with the surge price model.  Digital Hospitality host, Shawn Walchef, tapped his mentor David Meltzer for another coaching call to discuss the article and the idea of brand awareness to breathe life into the static words and transition from article to conversation. […]