Designing a profitable beverage program with Adam Fournier and Diageo Bar Academy
It's common knowledge that wine and alcohol sales have much better margins than food. Building a great bar program not only delights guests but can also really drive profitability. But how does a post lockdown world turn the bar program on its head?
This week on The Main Course, Patrick chats with Ethan Richardson, partner and CFO of the 'Ino, 'Inoteca, Betto, Corsino & Indie Food and Wine. Get a behind the scenes look at what it takes to run restaurants in New York City and learn how Ethan worked his way up from GM, to Partner, to CFO.
This week on The Main Course, Patrick starts the show by sharing some of Prince Charles's inspired speech about agriculture and food systems, "The Future of Food". Later on, Harris Damashek and Adam Sirois of Underground Eats bring their alternative dining experience work to the surface.