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MP TV with Matt Plapp

Release Date: 04/13/2021

Let's Distribute Some Knowledge On Food Distribution With Aaron Croghan show art Let's Distribute Some Knowledge On Food Distribution With Aaron Croghan

MP TV with Matt Plapp

It's been a while⌛️ since we talked about distribution🎁. Good thing we have Aaron Croghan, the District Sales Manager at Performance Food Group with us today😮‍💨! Aaron is a self described foodie🍔, with 12 years of experience with food distribution under his belt👖. He originally got into food by accident😳 but all it took was making a few bagels🥯 to build a life-long passion in the food and hospitality business. 👥Matt and Aaron get to dive into it all!

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Building a Dope! brand with Kam Siu  show art Building a Dope! brand with Kam Siu

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Dope!😎 Matt sits down and talks with Kam Siu. Kam wears many hats🧢 as the CEO of Panda Trading Company🐼, Dope! Asian Street Fare🍜, Decibel Korean Fried Chicken🌶🐓, and COO at Pelican’s Reef Cincinnati🏝. This week, Matt and Kam discuss:

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Crunching The Numbers With Chris Rogers show art Crunching The Numbers With Chris Rogers

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Not a math person🤓? Well you’re in luck🍀 because this week on MPTV, we are sitting down and crunching some numbers 💯with Chris Rogers, the Chief Executive Officer of AEH Accounting.Chris has over 20 years of experience in the finance world💰, and is using that expertise to drive businesses upward📈. Chris and Matt go way back, and this week, they catch up on a few key pieces of advice and ideas about restaurant marketing and financing.

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 Finessing Franchising with David Bloom show art Finessing Franchising with David Bloom

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We hit the Jackpot🎰 in Vegas! Matt sits down with David Bloom🥳, the Chief Development and Operating Officer of The Capriotti's brand, to talk about the ins-and-outs of franchising a restaurant🧑‍🍳, as well as taking a small brand to the next level📈. With David’s decades worth of expertise on hand💪, Matt and David get real about:

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 Find Your Drive With Perry Freeman show art Find Your Drive With Perry Freeman

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Get your shades on🕶️, because this week we stopped by Charleston SC, and after catching a few rays☀️ at the beach🏖️, and good eats at Coconut Joe’s🥥, we are joined by its owner, Perry Freeman.😎 Perry is a self made restaurateur. He started as a dishwasher🍽️ over 20 years ago and climbed the ranks 📈 to become the owner of Charleston Sports Pub along with its 7 locations (and one on the way!)😲, as well as Coconut Joe’s and Lawrence’s Seafood Company🦞!Today, Matt and Per

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Darren Denington Spills Secrets From Secret Shoppers show art Darren Denington Spills Secrets From Secret Shoppers

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On the road again🏁, and we picked up none other than Darren Denington! Darren is the founder of Service With Style😎 , a premiere secret shopping company🤫🛍️. Since 1998 Darren has ruled as the king 👑of getting a true guest's perspective and showing restaurants how that can help them improve their business👍! In the back of the America's Best Restaurants van🚘, Matt and Darren delve into the best kept secrets of success.

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Own The Role Of Owner 🥇 show art Own The Role Of Owner 🥇

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Join us in cutting ✂️the red ribbon on our brand new studio🥳 , joined by restaurant expert David Scott Peters⭐! David knows how restaurants work, and with a book📖, podcast🎙️, and a hefty resume💪 of speaking engagements and seminars🗣️, David Scott Peters teaches restaurant operators how to cut costs✂️ and increase profits📈 with his trademark Restaurant Prosperity Formula™. Sitting pretty in the podcast studio 🎧 Matt and David discuss subjects like, strategic thinking, and

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Problem-Solving Your Way to Profit with Josh Kopel  show art Problem-Solving Your Way to Profit with Josh Kopel

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He’s a podcaster 🎙️, a restaurateur 🍽️, a tech pioneer 📲 AND… he’s sharing his insider secrets 🤫 with us. He’s none other than Josh Kopel! Throughout his 20-year career, he’s managed venues ranging from the Alligator 🐊 Bayou Bar to Hollywood nightclubs, bars, 🍸 and ultra-lounges. In response to the devastation he saw in his own businesses and the industry, Josh created Full Comp 🎙️ with Yelp in 2020. Get your notebooks 📓 ready as Matt and Josh drop some nuggets of wis

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TikTok On The Clock ⏰ With Cali BBQ  show art TikTok On The Clock ⏰ With Cali BBQ

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Come on over to the golden ☀️ state as Matt makes his way to Cali BBQ 🍖 in sunny San Diego, California. Shawn has his hands in digital media 📲 as the host of Digital Hospitality, a weekly business and marketing podcast. So let the sunshine 🌞 in as Matt and Shawn discuss:

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Table Talk With Billy Gene show art Table Talk With Billy Gene

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Description: Billie Jean is not my lover 🎶 … wait, wrong Billie Jean. 😂 Correction, ➡️➡️ Billy Gene IS marketing! This week Matt sits down with Billy Gene so they can get to the good stuff. With over 10 years 😱 of digital marketing under his belt and over 140,000 students in 75 countries, 📍 Billy Gene is a wealth of marketing knowledge. 🧠 During their sit down the pair take a deep dive into:

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Sit back and relax as Matt heads ✈️ to Mesa, Arizona to visit a place where the love language is food : Pacino’s. Owner Frank Spaccarelli pours his passion for Italian food into each dish 🍝🍷🍕 and makes every customer feel like family. 🤝 During their sit down Matt and Frank chat about:
🍝 Getting involved in the community
🍝 Creating a place where everyone is welcome
🍝 How they persevered during Covid
🍝 Doing your market research homework
🍝 What Frank looks for in a potential hire