Hi, I’m Josh

I’m a Michelin-rated restaurateur teaching restaurant owners and operators the lessons I’ve learned after creating multimillion concepts in every tier of dining. I’ve crafted the recipe for scaling profitability, stress free operations and bulletproof marketing strategies to drive traffic to your restaurant, without creating additional workload or overwhelm.

Use The Tools Below to Earn More, Work Less and Effectively Market Your Restaurant.

This Powerful Guide Unpacks the 5 Things You Must Do to Optimize, Manage & Grow Your Restaurant’s Profit

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If you’re generating at least $30k/month, then you might just be a few strategies away from building a Million Dollar Restaurant

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Is there a recipe for success in the restaurant industry?

The mission to answer that question has landed Josh in front of thought leaders from Jon Taffer to Seth Godin. The lessons he’s learned from over 100 episodes of his top-ranked podcast have translated into checklists, templates, webinars and resource guides.
With a goal of helping one million restaurants thrive in 2021, he provides the step by step recipe for success used by hospitality visionaries like Andrew Zimmern and Will Guidara, empowering independent restaurateurs to build a life and a business they love.

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Staring down the barrel of a 60% permanent closure rate…It’s time to fix what’s broken

FULL COMP is a weekly show exploring the past and future of the hospitality industry. Provocative and actionable, the show aims to ask the tough questions, supplying listeners with the tools and resources needed to thrive post-pandemic.

The host, Michelin-rated restaurateur Josh Kopel, challenges conventional wisdom by hosting both hospitality professionals and thought leaders from outside of the industry, offering a new perspective on an old business.

Ready to get the most out of your listening time?

Pick a collection below to get actionable, momentum-building advice perfectly paired with your current stage of business growth.

The Playbook

Actionable tools and strategies from the best in the industry

Legendary Leadership

How to run a values based, data driven restaurant that inspires, innovates and thrives.

Celebrity Status

How the biggest names in our industry got to the top and how they stay there


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Ready to Optimize, Manage and Grow Your Restaurant’s Profit Margin But Not Sure Where to Start?

This free (and highly detailed) cheat sheet will give you everything you need to know to set up your restaurant to maximize profitability. (Yep, even if you’re not a “business” person!)


Leverage Digital Media to Drive Traffic to Your Restaurant

This free (and highly detailed) guide will outline how to tell your story in the most compelling way possible and how to share that story with the masses.

(Yep, even if you’re not a “tech” person!)


Lead Your Team Instead of Managing Them

This free (and highly detailed) guide will give you everything you need to know to build and lead a world class team from scratch, ensuring you work less and earn more. (Yep, even if you know nothing about leadership.)