“Does Size Matter? The Future of Restaurant Operations, Big & Small”
How do restaurants (big or small) make money? Between ongoing rent and wage increases, food costs, insurance, world-renowned designers, publicity, social media, marketing, and the overall costs of doing business, why would anyone get into the restaurant business? Is it all necessary? Is it all about the real estate? Is it more seats = more money? Or it just more headaches? In this panel, we’ll ask some of the most acclaimed and accomplished restaurateurs in the country how they succeed in a business that’s famous for a 70 percent failure rate.
Moderator: Richard Martin, Vice President of Editorial, Zero Point Zero Production
- Kevin Boehm, Co-Founder of BOKA Restaurants
- Daniel Holzman, The Meatball Shop
- John Rigos, CEO of Aurify
- Alon Shaya, Executive Chef and Partner of Domenica, Pizza Domenica and Shaya