Josh Kopel | Award Winning Restaurant Consultant

Restaurant Business: Niko Karatassos’ Lessons from Over 40 Years

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Everyone loves a mom and pop restaurant. For some families, it’s a direct path to generational wealth. For others, it can be an anchor, tying future generations to 100 hour weeks and a high stress lifestyle. Today we sit down with Niko Karatassos to share a success story. Niko’s father opened their first restaurant back in 1979 and many decades and restaurants later, the company is still thriving. Niko shares the path and the best practices that have led to his family's success. 

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