Building a Dope! brand with Kam Siu

Dope!😎 Matt sits down and talks with Kam Siu. Kam wears many hats🧢 as the CEO of Panda Trading Company🐼, Dope! Asian Street Fare🍜, Decibel Korean Fried Chicken🌶🐓, and COO at Pelican’s Reef Cincinnati🏝. This week, Matt and Kam discuss:

✔️Being unique is better
✔️Likes mean nothing without engagement
✔️Befriend the people you work with
✔️Sometimes you have got to be flexible
✔️Your decor is a direct reflection of your business
✔️Get your face out of your phone!

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Crunching The Numbers With Chris Rogers


Not a math person🤓? Well you’re in luck🍀 because this week on MPTV, we are sitting down and crunching some numbers 💯with Chris Rogers, the Chief Executive Officer of AEH Accounting.Chris has over 20 years of experience in the finance world💰, and is using that expertise to drive businesses upward📈. Chris and Matt go way back, and this week, they catch up on:

💰Putting yourself in the spotlight

💰Are you running your business, or is it running you?

💰Paying back PPP loans
💰It isn’t giving out “Free Food”, it’s a marketing investment

💰The importance of building a database

💰What % should you spend on marketing?

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Finessing Franchising with David Bloom

We hit the Jackpot🎰 in Vegas! Matt sits down with David Bloom🥳, the Chief Development and Operating Officer of The Capriotti’s brand, to talk about the ins-and-outs of franchising a restaurant🧑‍🍳, as well as taking a small brand to the next level📈. With David’s decades worth of expertise on hand💪, Matt and David get real about:

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Find Your Drive With Perry Freeman

Get your shades on🕶️, because this week we stopped by Charleston SC, and after catching a few rays☀️ at the beach🏖️, and good eats at Coconut Joe’s🥥, we are joined by its owner, Perry Freeman.😎 Perry is a self made restaurateur. He started as a dishwasher🍽️ over 20 years ago and climbed the ranks 📈 to become the owner of Charleston Sports Pub along with its 7 locations (and one on the way!)😲, as well as Coconut Joe’s and Lawrence’s Seafood Company🦞! Today, Matt and Perry sit and discuss a few things!

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Darren Denington Spills Secrets From Secret Shoppers

On the road again🏁, and we picked up none other than Darren Denington! Darren is the founder of Service With Style😎 , a premiere secret shopping company🤫🛍️. Since 1998 Darren has ruled as the king 👑of getting a true guest’s perspective and showing restaurants how that can help them improve their business👍! In the back of the America’s Best Restaurants van🚘, Matt and Darren delve into the best kept secrets of success.

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