Restaurant Unstoppable with Eric Cacciatore

With excitement allow me to introduce today's guest, the Founder of, Roger Beaudoin. Roger is a 27-year veteran Restaurateur and Founder/ President of Restaurant Rockstars. He is an expert at Staff Training, Operating Systems and Maximizing Restaurant fProfit. Roger is a 2 X Author, Personal Restaurant Coach, Creator of the Restaurant Rockstars Academy, Sales Stars Staff Training, and Co-Creator of the SRV Training APP. Roger is also host of the weekly Restaurant Rockstars Podcast. You can reach him at

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Show notes…

Calls to ACTION!!!

Favorite success quote or mantra:

  • "Success is about the journey, not the destination."

In this episode with Roger Beaudoin we will discuss:

  • Pre-meal meetings are essential
  • Training all staff on all positions, both BOH and FOH
  • Educate, entertain, and inform your guests
  • Why did Roger create Sales Stars?
  • Tracking marketing
  • Internal marketing
  • Constant reinvention
  • Core values and culture
  • You need to leverage technology for the best training and guest experience

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Huge thanks to Roger Beaudoin for joining me for another awesome episode. Until next time!


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