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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 […]

Rising Tide LinkedIn Live: When to Make the Leap

Last week, the participants of the Rising Tides LinkedIn Live room hosted by Cali BBQ Media discussed their personal entrepreneurship journeys. What they all discovered was the winding roads that have endured, led to the points they are at currently. There were stories shared and inspiration available in spades.  Take a listen to this week’s […]

Camilla Opperman is Redefining the Dark Kitchen Concept with Nimbus

Camilla Opperman, CEO and Founder of Nimbus, is revolutionizing the concept of dark kitchens by integrating front-of-house infrastructure to enhance customer engagement. Through innovative strategies and a commitment to creating immersive food experiences, Nimbus is transforming the perception and functionality of ghost kitchens. Opperman and Nimbus are challenging the traditional notion of ghost kitchens, which […]

Rising Tide LinkedIn Live: Stories from The National Restaurant Association Show 2024

Many of the Rising Tide LinkedIn Live Room regulars took to the road to converge on the National Restaurant Association Show 2024 in Chicago, Illinois. The annual trade show brings together the best and brightest in the hospitality industry to learn, network, and build. A previous Rising Tide Room discussed best practices as it pertains […]

Shawn Walchef Discusses Dynamic Pricing and Customer Loyalty on The Restaurant Growth Show

Cali BBQ and Cali BBQ Media Founder, Shawn Walchef spoke on The Restaurant Growth Show powered by Dynpricing to discuss dynamic pricing and restaurants greatest fear. He also spoke to hosts Gordon Paterson and Jose Albis about incentivizing customer loyalty. Cali BBQ, have garnered national attention for implementing dynamic pricing. Often misunderstood as “surge pricing,” […]

Inside the National Restaurant Association Show 2024

National Restaurant Association Show Youtube Video

The annual National Restaurant Show is about much more then food, tech, and business — it’s about building connections and supporting each other. We explored the National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago again this year to learn about the most influential brands and technologies available today. We also made sure to spend time with the […]

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 […]