Real Help. Right Now.

This podcast and toolkit series brings practical support to help weather this storm and prepare for the future.

The Podcast

Restaurant H.E.L.P. is taking over the Restaurant Masters podcast for a 12-episode series dedicated to helping operators re-open, grow and sustain their business. Hear from restaurateurs, chefs, and other foodservice professionals for advice on branding, leadership, team building and more topics affecting the industry now and in the future.

The Toolkits

Each episode is accompanied by a downloadable toolkit filled with insights, materials, guides and actionable content. Feel free to use the materials any way you’d like.

Latest Episodes

Episode 12: Raising Spirits

Brought to you by Marlin Network, Raising Spirits offers up simple ways to innovate your adult beverage menu to generate revenue and excitement.

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Episode 11: The Rise of Restaurant Tech

Brought to you by Marlin Network, The Rise of Restaurant Tech brings you CEO and Founder of Tock Nick Kokonas and R&D Chef Charles Dottore talking about the necessity and asset of new technology solutions that can make your operation safer, more efficient and more profitable.

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Episode 10: Jump-Start Your Social Media

Sponsored by Custom Culinary®, Jump-Start Your Social Media offers up some useful advice and actionable insights to help you make the most of this essential communication tool.

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Episode 9: Meaningful Email Marketing

Sponsored by Conagra Foodservice, Meaningful Email Marketing details the importance of maintaining regular communication with your customers—and provides tips for making the most of this highly effective and affordable platform.

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Episode 8: LTOs and Classics–Changing Appetites

Sponsored by Tyson Foodservice, this episode explores strategies and promotional ideas for operators looking to strike the right balance of LTOs and classic dishes on the menu. Learn how restaurants can strengthen their core offerings while using LTOs to drive new traffic.

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Episode 7: Specialty Beverage Boost

Sponsored by Chobani®, Specialty Beverage Boost brings you helpful advice and actionable insights on how to make the most of this lucrative opportunity.

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Behind The Mic

Lauren Wion​

Lauren Wion

Show Host

Lauren is a multimedia journalist and producer specializing in new media platforms, with a BS in Broadcasting and Advertising/Public Relations.  

Chef Thomas Talbert

Thomas Talbert, RD

Vice President, Culinary Marketing
at CSSI Marketing + Culinary
As head of the culinary strategy and marketing team, Thomas leads chefs and account planners in creative culinary development and innovation for the foodservice industry.

Matthew Luaders

Culinary Research & Development Manager
at CSSI Marketing + Culinary

Matthew manages CSSI’s manufacturer clients’ research and development initiatives, developing unique menu concepts for top restaurant chains.

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