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Restaurant Reality: Marketing Best Practices 2021

February 25, 2021
02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Online Event
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This NO COST webinar discusses how successful independent restaurant owner/operators are marketing their concepts, what's working and cost.

About this Event

This webinar will present examples of how successful independent restaurant operators have been marketing to maintain their current guests while working to increase revenue. This three step process of survive, revive, & thrive has included increased use of the restaurant’s website, social media and specific promotions.

Provided by CARES Act funding to deliver services and webinars to small businesses in support of business recovery.

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About the Host

ChrisChris has over 40 years of experience in the hospitality industry as a designer, concept developer, owner and operator. He left Phoenix Arizona and moved to Texas after completing food service and business management at Phoenix Community College. Chris assisted with the rapid expansion of a casual family restaurant concept before leaving to open his own restaurant company. He has developed award winning restaurants and provided assistance on a variety of airport, convention center, theater, parks and retail center projects. He currently teaches “So you want to open a restaurant” courses at the University of Houston SBDC and co-authored the book So, you’re thinking about owning, operating, or investing in a restaurant available at

As the founder of A’la Carte Food service Consulting Group, Chris was able to open and improve the operations of independently owned restaurants around the world. After selling his consultancy, he started his podcast “Corner Booth” and spends time writing for and Restaurant Start Up & Growth Magazine, along with assisting SBDC advisors and their clients throughout Texas.

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