restaurant industry

31 05, 2022

Dae Gee Korean BBQ: An Immersive Korean Dining Experience for Foodies

2022-05-31T21:48:09-04:00May 31st, 2022|Tags: , , , |

There is no question that Korean pop culture has had a rising influence on U.S. consumers. From boy bands like K-pop sensation BTS, to television series, including Netflix’s “Squid Game,” Korean media has recently captured the mainstream American imagination and helped supercharge the popularity of Korean cuisine in the current restaurant industry. By Tamara Rahoumi


29 04, 2022

Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe: Franchisee of the Month: Matt Warren

2022-04-29T16:34:28-04:00April 29th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Matt Warren, owner and operator of Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe in Cincinnati, has spent over a decade in the restaurant industry and continues to contribute to the success of high-quality handcrafted cuisine. Warren explained the explosive growth he has experienced with the brand. By Heidi Lubrani


1 01, 2022

Waitress-Turned-Owner: StrEATS

2022-01-01T17:40:21-05:00January 1st, 2022|Tags: , , , |

An innovative eatery that serves globally inspired street food with the freshest ingredients, strEATS has been a staple in 15 communities across Canada since 2017. Known for its delicious dishes, like the tandoori naan taco, chicken waffle poutine and tropical shrimp bowl, the brand has also been making an impact in the communities it serves. By Brianna Bohn


29 11, 2021

Island Fin Poké: Embodying the Entrepreneurial Spirit One Poké Bowl at a Time

2021-11-30T09:56:00-05:00November 29th, 2021|Tags: , , |

While over 20 years of management experience, including working in the restaurant industry as a teenager and owning a full-service 150-seat restaurant, has helped Geoff Garrity grow his Sarasota, Florida, Island Fin Poké location, there is one significant element that has acted as a driving force behind all his decisions: passion. By Brianna Bohn