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Stephani Robson Restaurant Unstoppable Podcast

With excitement, allow me to introduce to you today's guest: Emeritus Faculty of The Hotel School of Cornell University, Stephani Robson. Until her recent retirement, Dr. Stephani Robson was a member of the faculty at the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration for almost 30 years, where she taught literally thousands of students and executives about development and planning for hotels and restaurants. Prior to joining academia, she designed commercial kitchens for just about every kind of operation: restaurants, hotels, airports, hospitals, universities, and more.

This is part 3 of 3 of the Kitchen Design and Layout workshop. See part 1 right here. See part 2 right here.

Check out Foodservice Reports magazine as suggested in today's show.

Check out Foodservice Equipment and Supplies magazine as suggested in today's show.

Show notes…

Calls to ACTION!!!

Favorite success quote or mantra:

  • "Be sure you are right, then full steam ahead."

In this workshop with Stephani Robson we will discuss:

  • Start at your goal and reverse engineer
  • Consider your menu
  • Consider if your equipment will fit in your space
  • Where to acquire equipment
  • Where do get your information
  • Consider getting your entire line equipment from the same manufacturer
  • Cleaning best practices for buying equipment
  • Where to get your equipment
  • Embrace or avoid tech in your equipment
  • Buying new or used or lease?
  • What to lease?

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Huge thanks to Stephani Robson for joining me for another awesome episode. Until next time!


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