Restaurant Unstoppable with Eric Cacciatore

John Currence is the Executive Chef and Owner of City Grocery Restaurant Group, HQ'd in Oxford, MS. John opened his first restaurant, City Grocery, at 26 in 1992. John later opened Big Bad Breakfast which has scaled to 22 locations today. The company has its sights currently set on 50 locations nationwide. 

Favorite success quote/mantra:

  • “Everything is everybody’s job all the time.” 
  • “Don’t your own press.” 
  • “Never forget that it’s your people that give you the ability to make the living that you do.

 

In this episode we will discuss:

  • Partners
  • Labor markets
  • Cooking
  • Leadership
  • Scaling
  • Tech stack
  • Values and how to instill them in your crew
  • Minimum wage conversations

 

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Contact:

Email John at john@citygrocery.com

Thanks for listening!

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