Joshua Kopel

Learning How to be the Best: Mario Del Pero of Dom Food Group

Who taught you how to be a great restaurateur? Was that person truly great in their role? Were you a truly great student in that season of your life?

Today we chat with Mario Del Pero, an objectively great restaurateur and entrepreneur who took the initiative to learn from great restaurateurs. In our conversation, he walks us along the path that led Mendocino Farms to 42 locations and the amazing opportunities that have come after that massive success.

For more on Mendocino Farms or Dom Food Group click the links in the show notes.


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