Former Franchisors Offering Industry Tips to “Mom & Pop” Restaurant Owners With an ROI Guarantee
February 22, 2022 · ·
Building Quantifiable Systems
The two have worked together over the past 20 years on other regional and national brands. Some of the more notable concepts; Desert Moon Fresh Mexican Grille, Magic Cup Cafe, Rooster and Rice, Harlem Shake, Oath Pizza, and brands under the TRUFOODS, LLC banner such as Arthur Treacher’s Fish & Chips, Pudgie’s Famous Chicken, Wall Street Deli and Ritter’s Frozen Custard. Kirvan, a 25 year veteran of the chain and franchised restaurant industry, was the Chief Operating Officer of TRUFOODS, LLC, as well as VP of Operations for Energy Kitchen, a pioneer in the Fast Casual “healthy eating” space.
Occhiogrosso saw the need to add this division to Franchise Growth Solutions as a result of the numerous startup and emerging franchise brands he works to develop as national brands. He stated, “all too often when I would sit and speak with restaurateurs about franchising their business I’d discover their operational practices we’re very, shall we say, entrepreneurial. Unfortunately, that doesn’t cut it when you’re looking to scale a brand as a chain or a franchise. Systems, documentation, KPI’s, and overall financial accountability must become the focus.”
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