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Restaurant Transformation Tour in Los Angeles

Restaurant Transformation Tour

Welcome to the Restaurant Transformation Tour 2022 stop in Los Angeles at The Wiltern historic theater. Shawn P. Walchef of Cali BBQ Media and Troy Hooper of Nurish Brands (https://www.krpusa.com/nurish) were on site to be a part of, and document, all the excitement and learning at RTT.   LEARN MORE about Restaurant Transformation Tour   […]

Nation’s Restaurant News Emerging Chains Top 8 Breakout Brands for 2022

Nation’s Restaurant News picked 8 emerging restaurant chains you should know in 2022. The Nation’s Restaurant News announced a list of emerging chains that are positioning themselves for huge growth in the years ahead. The editors found what they consider the best examples of Breakout Brands that are on their way to becoming the next […]

Murtec 2022: The Future of Food is Technology

Technology is the future of restaurants. The MURTEC 2022 conference is March 7-9 at the Paris Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Speakers include Jon Taffer (Bar Rescue), Shawn P. Walchef (Cali BBQ Media), Darla Morse (Red Robin), Michael Montagano (Kitchen United), and other leaders in hospitality and tech discussing the future of food. Cali […]

Building the Amazon of Restaurants at Cali BBQ Media

Amazon of Restaurants is Cali BBQ in San Diego

Cali BBQ Media is building the Amazon of Restaurants. With a rapidly expanding footprint physically and digitally, influential restaurant owner and digital media proponent Shawn P. Walchef thinks BIG when it comes to future-proof growth and exploring new ideas for his Cali BBQ Media company. The BIG idea is simple: Build the Amazon of Restaurants […]

4 Steps to Simple Social Media Strategy for Business

Simplify Social Media guide by Cali BBQ Media Founder Shawn Walchef

Start making smarter social media content now with this 4 step digital marketing strategy guide. Cali BBQ Media Founder Shawn Walchef hosted an online social media presentation during the Branded Restaurant Marketing Summit. The main takeaway? Start now, not tomorrow, because it’s easier then you think to promote your business with short-form video on social […]

Spark Restaurant Innovation Event 2021 by Toast

Spark 2021 by Toast is November 16, 2021

Spark by Toast is an online Restaurant Innovation Event that no restaurateur should miss. The Toast Spark event takes place online on Nov. 16 and features insights and education from restaurant industry professionals, including innovative restaurateur José Andrés. You’ll also get an exclusive look at new Toast tech. SIGN UP FOR SPARK: https://pos.toasttab.com/spark-2021   At […]

Subscribe to these Restaurant Business Podcasts

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What are the best restaurant business podcasts? Here are two you should follow today. There are many restaurant podcasts out there, but we wanted to share two of our favorites with you. Make sure to subscribe to both The National Restaurant Owners Podcast and the Best Served Podcast right away (on all social media channels) […]

Toast IPO on the New York Stock Exchange | $TOST NYSE Debut

Shawn Walchef at the New York Stock Exchange with Toast

Toast is now listed on the New York Stock Exchange as $TOST in its IPO debut. Cali BBQ Media was behind-the-scenes at the debut of the Toast IPO (Initial Public Offering) to celebrate the restaurant technology company becoming publicly traded on the stock exchange ($TOST). Toast is Cali BBQ’s primary technology partner and why we […]