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About David Hayden

Restaurant industry professional helping small restaurants with their training, operations, and marketing needs. Author of Tips2: Tips For Increasing Your Tips and Building Your Brand With Facebook. You can also visit my other websites and blogs at: http://www.tips2book.com http://www.restaurant-marketing-plan.com http://www.themanagersoffice.com http://www.tipssquared.com http://www.foodieknowledge.com http://www.restaurantlaughs.com http://www.tipsfortips.wordpress.com

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Escargot and A Jardines Follow Up

“Did you hear what happened at Jardines?” Apparently that question has been asked a great deal lately.  Yesterday’s post about what happens when the owner of a local landmark fires her entire staff has smashed all of my records for views of a single post in a day.  This is a story that you should read if […]

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The Jardines Story, A Cautionary Tale

I am just returning from a great working vacation and visit to my favorite Columbia, MO dentist.  While I was gone I began getting messages asking what I knew about a landmark Kansas City jazz club closing.  When I returned I faced more questions.  Today, I am trying to answer some of those questions and shed […]

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The Big Announcement (Part One)

In yesterday’s post, I teased a big announcement coming today.  Being a man of my word, I will deliver that announcement today.  Being a savvy blogger, you might have to wait an extra paragraph ot two for it.  I tease these things, it is what I do. Before the big announcement, I would like to […]

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Dear Celebrity Chef, IT ISN’T ABOUT YOU!

I recently went to a restaurant named Mestizo that just opened in a swanky shopping district in Kansas City.  I think my experience could best be summed up by the comment I posted on a story about the restaurant on the local food/restaurant blog. “I visited Aaron Sanchez presents Aaron Sanchez’s Mestizo by Aaron Sanchez […]

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It Is Time To Act

Yesterday, I took a moment to give thanks to a number of people in the Kansas City restaurant community I am incredibly grateful for. Today, I feel there is an issue in this community that I can no longer ignore. Last week we suffered a tremendous loss as a community when one of our brightest […]

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