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Talking Celebration Destinations With The Melting Pot

MP TV with Matt Plapp

Release Date: 05/04/2021

Don’t Turn That Dial from Doug Smith show art Don’t Turn That Dial from Doug Smith

MP TV with Matt Plapp

Don’t Turn That Dial📻! Doug and Matt used to work in radio together🤝, and now they are here, still doing sales💸, but with a much different outlook👀! Nowadays Doug works on the ABR sales team👍, as well as one of ABR’s awesome hosts😀. He knows the ins and outs of restaurants🧑‍🍳, and has the scars to prove it😱. He also knows about the radio world, and how those marketing techniques used to work, but now… not so much😬. Matt and Doug talk about this as well as a few more top

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Tapping Into Taking Ownership with 859 Taproom and Grill show art Tapping Into Taking Ownership with 859 Taproom and Grill

MP TV with Matt Plapp

Ring📞 Ring📞, 859 is calling, but not the area code- the Taproom! Jeff Kaplin, owner of 859 Taproom and Grill stopped by the studio, and with his 30+ years of restaurant experience, he knows a thing or two about the industry. Before owning 859 Taproom and Grill, Jeff started in Florida bussing tables at his family’s diner, then moved to the Big Apple-New York City- to pursue his passion for cooking and go to culinary school, and work as a chef for many years. Now he is here in good ol’ NKY to join

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Making A Certified Legit Impact With Luis Rivera show art Making A Certified Legit Impact With Luis Rivera

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Welcome To Deep Works Studios, once again🤗! We have a certified legit😎 guest lined up this week on MPTV, and if you are a follower of America’s Best Restaurants🍽 (which you should be🤩!), you will recognize him… Luis Rivera, one of ABR’s very own hosts🎥! Matt and Luis have worked together at America’s Best Restaurants for the past few years, and with that, comes A LOT of restaurants🧑‍🍳, and by extension, A LOT of FOOD sampled😮‍💨🍔🌭🌮🥗🍕. These guys are exper

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 LIVE in Las Vegas Alaska Live Event show art LIVE in Las Vegas Alaska Live Event

MP TV with Matt Plapp

MPTV looks👀 a little different this week as we get to see Matt do what he does best😎, talk about his story and marketing. We join Matt at the Alaska Live🎥 event in Las Vegas🎰 where he discloses some of his best held tips and advice😉 on his growing success📈 and how he has grown as a professional in the restaurant marketing world🌎

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Feeling Out Business Opportunities At Fellini Cafe with Manny Matsos show art Feeling Out Business Opportunities At Fellini Cafe with Manny Matsos

MP TV with Matt Plapp

BYOB🍺 as Matt sits in the studio with Manny Matsos, the owner and operator of Fellini Cafe🇮🇹 in Newtown Square, PA. Manny has been serving authentic Italian🍝 food at Fellini Cafe since 2007, but has spent his entire life in the food industry. Selling hotdogs🌭 at the yankee 🏟stadium as a kid, Manny has always been in the business and now he and Matt get to talking🎙

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

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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

MP TV with Matt Plapp

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

MP TV with Matt Plapp

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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When you’re a high end restaurant and a celebration destination, you’ve got to level up. Matt sits down with Dan Arndt and the pair discuss:
🫕 How to surpass your competition
🫕 Why you’ve GOT to create a connection with guests
🫕 Why budget is just as important as the experience
🫕 Having that special touch with guests
🫕 Stepping up as an owner
🫕 Being a celebration destination