Josh Kopel | Award Winning Restaurant Consultant

Restaurant Margins

Restaurant Labor Cost: Unveiling the FULL COMP Origin Story

I’ve dedicated most of the last year of my life to asking these two questions:

How did we get here?

Where are we going?

Believe it or not, one of the most frequent question I get is:

How did you get here?

It seems many of you are curious as to how and why I started the show and exactly what is the nature of my relationship with Yelp.

Today I tackle those questions and many more with the help of Stephen McKeon, one of the guys from Yelp that helped make this show happen.


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