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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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For most of my professional life I have always sought to find, share, and deliver Winning Strategies, Processes, and Innovations for restaurants and every now and then I find all three in one package.MenuMax includes Menu Engineering, Nutritional Analysis, Food Costing, and Inventory in one easy-to-use but incredibly robust system. MenuMax works in the cloud with no software to download and is an incredibly effective and efficient tool for chefs ...
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Adventurous eaters, we've got a new bucket list for you. All across the country, restaurants are doling out extreme eats, from gut-busting donut burgers to over-the-top cocktails. Check out some of the spiciest, largest, most decadent dishes below.
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This FREE report and others are provided by DigitalCoCo with the data sets included from the Restaurant Social Media Index with more than 3,000 brands and 35 million consumers participating in restaurant social trends. In this report we dive into consumer sentiment around food, service and brand to explore the top guns that are causing consumers to fall in love.
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Within the past decade, the shift in consumer demand for variety and “local” beverages has resulted in a craft beer revolution in the United States.
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    David is the Co-Founder of HotSchedules. HotSchedules delivers easy-to-use, online employee scheduling functions that allow you to keep up with availabilities, time-off requests, employee certifications and the daily roster. If you’re thinking its about time for your restaurant to evolve, by implementing more technology, then HotSchedules is where you need to start. During this...
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Consumers are becoming increasingly comfortable paying, ordering and tipping using technology in restaurants, according to recent research from restaurant tech research firm Software Advice.
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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. In this article...
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    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 Unstoppable.  It is a summary of the most valuable lessons I’ve learned from interviewing over 75 successful restaurant professionals. I went through every episode and...
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  • Virginia Western Community College
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  • US Army
  • 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
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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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Currently
Williamsburg, VA
Previously
Levittown, NY - Hagerstown, MD - Roanoke, VA - Sarasota, FL - Monterey, CA
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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

Winterizing the Beer Program
www.fsrmagazine.com

Craft beer sales are typically highest in the winter season, when robust, high-alcohol brews are most popular.

Is legal marijuana cutting into craft beer?
www.craftbrewingbusiness.com

The early results are in, and it looks like beer and legal weed can be friends. Craft Brewing Business editors weren’t worried about this, b

The Basics of Building a Loyalty Program
www.fsrmagazine.com

Loyalty customers are 70 percent more likely to make a repeat visit, according to data, so experts say it's crucial restaurants set up loyal

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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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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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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Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
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