Restaurant Unstoppable with Eric Cacciatore

In this episode with Lucas Reeve, we discuss:

  • Whats happened in Reeve's life since first appearing on the show 4 year ago(Episode 056).
  • How creating a family culture with diverse, key players, has allowed the American National Investment Group to experience outstanding growth.
  • Making sure you work into your culture good communication.  
  • Implementing systems while simultaneously hanging on to uniques human qualities. 
  • The importance of creating systems for guest feedback.  
  • Managing changing culture as you grow. 
  • What motivates people.   
  • Why there is a movement toward non-traditional restaurant venues in corporate and other setting.
  • The benefits to using these corporate settings to jumpstart your career. 
  • How online ordering is having a big impact in the busy corporate setting.  
  • The challenges of integration design and esthetic into the corporate setting.  

Lucas Reeve serves as the VP of Brand Development for American National Investments (ANI). ANI is a parent company that develops real estate and lifestyle brands, as well as holding the "Patio Group” under its umbrella. The Patio Group is a hospitality company with 12 restaurant brands and 23 brick and mortar locations throughout California. Lucas specifically works on a new emerging verticals called “Corporate Hospitality Services”

Show notes…

Favorite Success Quote or Mantra.

"Start where you. Use what you have. Do what you can. It will be enough."

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Resources Mentioned

The Great Game of Business, Expanded and Updated: The Only Sensible Way to Run A Business

Peak: How Great Companies Get Their Mojo from Maslow


Contact Info

Lucas Reeve's Linkedin Profile  

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