The Young Entrepreneur with Kennedy Krieger, Owner of the Dig Cafe
I’m always inspired when I see people who want to make a difference in their community. While some dream of dot com success, others think about making our stomach’s happy. Kennedy Krieger, owner of the Dig Cafe just outside of Frankenmuth, started about a year ago, this young entrepreneur is determined to make her business […]
Drift in Bay City with Dave Dittenber
Dave Dittenber is back! He and his investors have opened Drift in Bay City. A great place to hang out and take in the water front views. In this episode, he shares how the idea of Drift came about and what you can expect when you go. Links Mentioned In This Episode: Drift in Bay […]
72: The Farm Restaurant: The Magic Behind Excellent Customer Service
The Farm Restaurant is in the middle of nowhere. And yet this hidden gem thrives when so many others fail. In this episode, co-owner Chris Roth walks us through how they engineer the perfect customer experience in both good times and bad times.
Mountain Town Station Restaurant & Brew Pub with Jim Holton
Links Mountain Town Station Restaurant Website Mountain Town Station Facebook Page Transcript Cliff Duvernois: [00:00:00] hello everyone. And welcome to the podcast. My name is Cliff Duvernois your host today, we’ve got Jim Holton with us. On the line and he is the owner and manager of a litany of different restaurants, family restaurants that […]
Zehnders Snowfest with John Shelton
Zehnders Snowfest for 2021 is on! John Shelton, VP of Sales and Marketing for Zehnders, shares with us the history of this great Michigan tradition, the impact it has had on the community, and what Frankenmuth’s Snowfest will look like in 2021.
Expanding the Family Legacy at Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn with Amy Grossi
Amy Grossi, the third generation of the Bavarian Inn Zehnders, shares with us her journey and growth within her family’s business. It’s daunting to think of running one of Michigan’s top travel destinations but Amy handles it with grace and style. With her incredible team, she continues the time-honored tradition started by her grandfather and expanded by her father.
Culinary Exploration at the Real Seafood Company and Kevin Gudejko
For Kevin, being in the restaurant business was his first and only professional love. With this drive, he spearheads the Main Street Restaurant group which includes great restaurants such as Real Seafood Company. Links: Real Seafood Company Website Recommended Dishes: Parmesan Crusted Flounder Miso Glaze Seabass Paella Locations: 199 Uptown Dr, Bay City, MI 48708 341 […]
Capital City BBQ with Linh Lee
Linh Lee has had to overcome her share of obstacles in life. Coming to a foreign country, building a business, and pleasing her demanding grandmother in the kitchen! One day, Diner’s, Drive-Ins and Dives featured her restaurant to a national audience and her business exploded! Listen to her amazing story of how she not only […]
Running Three Bay City Restaurants with Dave Dittenber
Dave Dittenber is building a successful restaurant business. His secret? He took the time to assemble a great team. Developing a solid model, he owns three restaurants in Bay City and one in Midland. He shares with us how he built his team and what his plans are for moving forward. Show Notes: Old City […]
Cultivating Leaders with Al Zehnder of Zehnders of Frankenmuth
Al Zehnder is the third generation of his family business the Zender’s of Frankenmuth. We talk about how the family business helps cultivate leaders to carry this multi-generational business forward. We also talk about going above for customer service.