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Bobby Marcotte Restaurant Unstoppable Podcast

With excitement allow me to introduce to you today's guest, Executive Chef of The Tuckaway Tavern, Hop + Grind, and Rise + Grind...Chef Bobby Marcotte.

Chef Bobby Marcotte started in the restaurant business at age 14, just 3 years later he was a sous chef and by age 21 a Head Chef.  In 2013 he was chosen to helm The Tuckaway Tavern & Butchery as Executive Chef, responsible for food development in both the Tavern and Butchery.  Under Bobby's leadership, the Tuckaway Tavern has gone on to receive a bevy of accolades from New Hampshire Magazine, Spoon University, Hippo, and City Voter.  The Tuckaway Tavern was also featured on Food Network's Diners Drive In's and Dives and Bobby then went on to win Guys Grocery Games: Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives Tournament not just once, but TWICE.  Bobby is using his momentum to open new concepts throughout New Hampshire and Massachusettees. 

Check out episode 421 with Bobby Marcotte

Show notes…

Calls to ACTION!!!

Favorite success quote or mantra:

  • Always grinding'

In today's episode with Bobby Marcotte we will discuss:

  • Early in the industry
  • Turning a job into a career
  • Business partners
  • A restaurant/butchershop combination concept
  • Seeking other entrepreneurial team members
  • Pushing up against complacency
  • Building two complimentary entities simultaneously
  • How to manage 170+ employees
  • Importance of the owner’s presence
  • Slow and steady growth
  • Dialogue and open communication
  • Checklists
  • What being featured on TV does for your restaurant/brand
  • Authenticity
  • Breaking up a business partnership
  • Transitioning to shipping/retail
  • Striving for uniqueness
  • Collaboration
  • Trust

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Tuckaway Tavern

Hop + Grind

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Instagram: @thetuckaway | @hopandgrind | @riseandgrindnh

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Huge thanks to Bobby Marcotte for joining me for another awesome episode. Until next time!

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