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Keeping Your Restaurant all in the Family

MP TV with Matt Plapp

Release Date: 03/09/2021

Cha Ching Baby! The Secret To Sales show art Cha Ching Baby! The Secret To Sales

MP TV with Matt Plapp

Cha Ching baby! This week on MP TV we have a special guest, Matt’s own father, Duane Plapp! Watch your ankles, because the Michael Jordan of sales is here to fill you in on how to be MVP. Duane has been in sales for over 50 years and specializes in building relationships, and this week Duane fills us in on:

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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

MP TV with Matt Plapp

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

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

MP TV with Matt Plapp

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

MP TV with Matt Plapp

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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We’re taking you out west to Utah this week, and visiting Park City’s oldest business - Rand Banjo Pizza Parlour. Red Banjo has been open since 1962 and now boasts its 5th generation owner, Tana Toly. Tana and Matt sat down and dove into:

🍕 Creating a family-friendly atmosphere
🍕 Growing up in the restaurant business
🍕 Why it’s all about the locals
🍕 Old school grassroots marketing
🍕 Maintaining that nostalgic feeling
🍕 Being active in your community
🍕 And MUCH more!