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Donald Burns

Donald Burns, The Restaurant Coach™ is the leading authority, author and international coach on how restaurant owners, operators and culinary professionals go from just good to becoming exceptional. He helps independent operators create organizations that thrive and bring out their workers' natural strengths to reach their peak potential. A sought-after advisor in the areas of menu design & engineering, restaurant operations, rebranding, social media marketing, culinary consulting, team development, behavioral dynamics, productivity & peak performance.
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Recent Posts

By: Donald Burns April 11, 2018

7 Restaurant Time Management Strategies That Actually Work

Restaurant Management

A question for the ages: Can you ever really have enough time?

They say with the help of technology we were supposed..

10 minute read
By: Donald Burns March 30, 2018

The Pros And Cons of Working in A Family-Owned Restaurant

Restaurant Management

Running or working in a family-owned restaurant can be a real challenge, both for the family members and non-family..

7 minute read
By: Donald Burns March 9, 2018

The Restaurant Action Plan You Need for A Stellar 2018

Restaurant Management

Here we are, almost a quarter of the way into 2018. How are things going so far?

Still plugging away at those New..

8 minute read
By: Donald Burns February 27, 2018

4 Things Only Restaurateurs Know About Running a Restaurant

Restaurant Management

Many dream of owning their own restaurant: A place where your friends and family can call home, where you call the..

6 minute read
By: Donald Burns February 8, 2018

6 Sure Signs It's Time to Rebrand Your Restaurant

Restaurant Management  |  Restaurant Marketing

Are you ready for a change in your restaurant?

Trick Question! Well, sort of.

All restaurants go through change. It..

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