Restaurant Unstoppable with Eric Cacciatore

In this episode David Scott Peters joins Eric Cacciatore on the Restaurant Unstoppable Podcast to discuss how to develop your managers.

David Scott Peters is the founder of, a company specializing in coaching and training independent restaurant owners.

He is the developer of SMART Systems Pro, an online restaurant management software designed specifically for independent restaurant operators.

David is a regular speaker at food industry events all over the country, is a regular guest contributor to restaurant industry publications, and enjoys teaching restaurant owners how to live their passions while also operating a profitable business.

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Show notes…

In this episode with David Scott Peters we will discuss:
  • How to hire great managers
  • Hire from within!
  • Create managers
  • Avoid hiring websites
  • The amount of managers needed for different times/days of the week
  • "Working" managers
  • MIT's: managers in training
  • Always have backup managers trained
  • How/what to pay a manager
  • Teams like management and rules but they hate inconsistency
  • Shift meetings and how to hold them correctly

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CAKE provides an easy-to-use integrated software and hardware solution to build better dining experiences for restaurant operators and their guests. With mobile marketing and waitlist management to point of sale payment processing, the CAKErestaurant management system helps you grow your business.  Learn more at -provide a safe, secure, simple and anonymous communication channel between you and your employees to help you protect your hard-earned reputation and assets. Demonstrate to your team that you are committed to providing a workplace that operates with the highest ethical standards. Staying informed about important issues will help you resolve them internally before they spiral into larger, costly, or public problems.

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