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Mark Moreno
Works at MM Restaurant Development, LLC
Attended Virginia Western Community College
Lives in Williamsburg, VA
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Facebook data shows that top brands posted less, yet increased shares on their posts by 28% in Q1 2015. Learn the current Facebook trends affecting brands in your industry, the strategies they're using to maximize post engagement, and successful tactics you should adopt.
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On this episode of Rock My Restaurant, brought to you by the Foodable WebTV Network, restaurant consultant co-hosts Eric Norman and Bill Bender review a Continental Refrigerator product. The last of the RMR product review series within Season 3, this new model from Continental Refrigerator is slim, providing a smaller footprint BOH. Watch the full episode as the rockers discuss the many benefits of this piece of equipment and its addi...
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Running a restaurant in today's market is more challenging than ever! Here are 3 quick tips to keep you on top of your game!1. Who you hire is more important than you think.It can be stressful running short staffed, however letting the wrong people on your team can damage customer service and pull apart your current team. Always hire for character over skills.Skills you can teach and train. Character you can't change. 2. Do want you say you are g...
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For some restaurant operators, independent or corporate, foodservice distributors, food manufacturers, stock analysts, and many stockholders the Federal Trade Commission's opposition the the proposed marriage of Sysco and US Foods has drawn some attention but does it really matter to consumers?According to the FTC it does and over the course of the past week lawyers from both sides argued before a judge in U.S. District Court of the District of C...
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This test will analyze a URL and report if the page has a mobile-friendly design. Learn more about the mobile-friendly criteria and how it may affect Google's search results by reading our blog post. Avoid Interstitials (BETA). This page appears to have an interstitial which makes it hard for a ...
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Mobile and social have made sharing customer experiences part of everyday life. It's time to embrace the negatives.
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Many in the foodservice industry are touting cricket flour as the next "super protein."
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  • South Hagerstown High School
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foodsho
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Restaurant Coach
Introduction
Working for the independent restaurant community, always in search of products, services, strategies, innovations, and processes that benefit the independent restaurant community

I share information on my website www.foodsho.com

I welcome your email at mark@foodsho.com
Work
Occupation
Work with restaurant owners to help them achieve maximum economic benefit from their businesses and achieve "peace of mind"
Skills
Restaurant Coaching, Branding from the inside out, concept development
Employment
  • MM Restaurant Development, LLC
    President, 2013 - present
    Working with collaborative partners to deliver winning strategies, processes, and innovations to independent restaurants.
  • US Foodservice
    VP Sales, 2000 - 2009
    Training Manager to Regional Manager to VP Sales. Many highlights, lots of truly wonderful people from the mountains of West Virginia to the beautiful shore of the Atlantic in Virginia Beach.
  • PYA / Monarch, Inc.
    District Sales Manager, 1999 - 2000
    District Sales Manager in Southwest Virginia, West Virginia, and Tennessee. Built a successful team of dedicated and knowledgeable professionals that engaged restaurant owners and operators to build one of the most successful teams in foodservice history.
  • Performance Food Group
    Business Development Manager, 2009 - 2013
    Engaged with new and current customers to help them build their brands from the inside out.
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Williamsburg, VA
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Levittown, NY - Hagerstown, MD - Roanoke, VA - Sarasota, FL - Monterey, CA
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Customer experience: Why you should hug your haters
www.magneticcontent.biz

Mobile and social have made sharing customer experiences part of everyday life. It's time to embrace the negatives.

What would US Foods do if Sysco merger fails? | Mergers-Acquisitions con...
nrn.com

CEO confirms in court the merger would die if delayed — but then what?

Mobile-Friendly Test
www.google.com

This test will analyze a URL and report if the page has a mobile-friendly design. Learn more about the mobile-friendly criteria and how it m

Chef's Plate: 2 | Chef's Roll
chefsroll.com

Chef’s Roll kicks off the ultimate traveling culinary competition in St. Louis this month. Chef’s Plate, hosted by 2012 Food Network Extreme

Shrub cocktails help bartender build a niche
www.roanoke.com

Roanoke bartender Danielle Gonzalez had been at her craft for a decade, but still felt a little lost.

109: Authority Thursday | David Cantu On The Hot Benefits of HotSchedule...
restaurantunstoppable.com

David is the Co-Founder of HotSchedules. HotSchedules delivers easy-to-use, online employee scheduling functions that allow you to keep up w

Restaurant tech can leave servers more time to focus on dining experienc...
www.bizreport.com

Consumers are becoming increasingly comfortable paying, ordering and tipping using technology in restaurants, according to recent research f

Toast is a flavor: Incredible food trends in 2015 « MenuMax Back-of-Hous...
blog.menumax.com

Toast is popping up all over. It's one of the hot new tastes of 2015, along with seaweed and chocolate dark enough to resemble a black hole.

097: What I Learned In 2014 | Plus The Most Common Guest Answers - Resta...
restaurantunstoppable.com

If there is one episode to listen to, this is the one! This episode is a recap of what I learned in my first year as Host of Restaurant Unst

Top 50 Social Chefs (2013-2014 Report)
digitalcoco.com

This FREE report and others are provided by DigitalCoCo with the data sets included from the Restaurant Social Media Index with more than 3,

Food Marketing Podcast
foodsho.com

We talk about the shallow nature of "sales." Foodservice is in his blood, having worked in restaurants since the age of ten. Now he helps in

How to Deal With POS Buyer's Remorse
industry-insights.xpient.com

Stung by a poor restaurant POS system purchase? Follow these simple tips to ensure your next investment is a success.

Year in review: Top 10 new restaurants of 2014
www.richmond.com

If you’re a regular reader of Richmond Times-Dispatch restaurant reviews, you know this year there was a change.

088: William Bender of Rock My Restaurant - Restaurant Unstoppable
restaurantunstoppable.com

William has spent his entire career providing leadership while working and consulting in all segments of the foodservice industry. Bill’s ex

Restaurant POS - the Central Control Center
www.pos-advice.com

The restaurant POS system - the central control center of the restaurant with interfaces to all operational functions of the restaurant on a

The Up-Sell in a Hospitality setting - Top Tips & Major Pitfalls wit...
winepreservation.blogspot.com

The Up-sell in a Hospitality setting –Top Tips & Major Pitfalls with wine-by-the-glass. The secret to “up-selling” is to not make the guest

083: Mark Moreno of MM Restaurant Development - Restaurant Unstoppable
restaurantunstoppable.com

Mark is the founder of MM Restaurant Development. Mark is working all the time to find, share and deliver winning strategies, processes and

Fan restaurant faces eviction
www.richmondbizsense.com

Behind on their rent and with their landlord trying to evict, a group of local restaurant owners have closed up a Fan eatery after less than

Working with Pete Kane has been a great experience. Pete has been a huge factor in helping me expand my online presence.
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reviewed 7 months ago
Pete has been invaluable resource in helping me to understand the power of being found online. His knowledge of all things local have helped me to gain new followers, customers, collaborators, and clients.
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reviewed 7 months ago
Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
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NexTable is a game changer for restaurants needing waitlist, reservations, or both while providing great analytics for the restaurant in an incredibly simple to use tool.
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reviewed a year ago
Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
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