24 hours to hell and back Brownstone bistro

In episode three of 24 hours to hell and back we follow a Cajun restaurant in the heart of Los Angeles, the owner Clive jackson who is broken, a man who’s dedicated not just to his work but to his community and family.

His desire to save at risk youth After his only son was robbed of his life while he was waiting for a bus the man held his son in his arms and blamed himself.

He wasn’t only about to lose his business but his family and his relationship with his wife and daughter this place needed saving.

Let’s get down to some of the issues

Big deals

  1. Cleanliness
  2. Guest first
  3. Respect
  4. Outdated system
  5. Temperature control
  6. Health standards
  7. Lack of training

Subtle issues

  1. Employees on their cellphone while on duty

I am more concerned with guest interaction then employees being on their cell phones

As it Gordon Ramsay sat down the first thing he noticed was No one greeting customers at the front door, staff openly on their cellphone and absolutely no engaging with the customers, they failed to bring out all the food at once and then you have the managers cold demeanor

The wings were cold, they served processed cheese and The presentation of the food was horrendous while the inside the kitchen was a whole different story.

As discussed in several of my blogs guests are a priority hence guest first remember guest service

  • Greet
  • Usher
  • Engage
  • Smile
  • Thank

S mile

E ye contact

R espect

V alue the time

I nitiate guest contact

C reate service solutions

E nd with a thank you

I am all for employees expelling energy while it’s slow so as long as its in a productive manner.

Examples every service job I’ve had weather it was

  1. Alcatraz
  2. Hornblower
  3. American outlet
  4. AMC
  5. Toys R Us
  6. Mars2112

I spent time engaging current and potential customers and guest. I try to entertain the guests waiting online those were some of the best moments.

You can also find other examples at Jekyll and Hyde club a theme restaurant in New York City where waiters and characters engaged in song and dance.

So if you’re the waitstaff and everything that needs to be done is already done be creative and engage guests

Cell phone usage

Do not use your Cellphone in public unless you are reaching out to potential customers if it’s an emergency go to a private location like the bathroom or the break room same as if your eating or smoking

Temperature control

Check the temperature inside freezer if you can’t see your breath or you can still feel your face it’s not that cold enough and you need to check the number on the panel.

With Cooked meat it’s important that you check the temperature do not under cook or over cook food parasites, germs and bacteria are attracted to certain temperatures make sure you read the guide lines.

First in first out When in doubt throw it out

Very important make sure everything is dated where you can see it, do not serve food that’s expired and before you serve food if it’s not something you would give to your family let alone your pet don’t serve it when in doubt throw it out.

The kitchen

Be sure to clean everything before you leave throw out the grease, clean out the vents and trays this could mean the difference between life and death a paycheck or law suit

Passion over paycheck

If you were working and you are not going to give it your best or show your interest for the job then leave.

Pos systems

It is the 20th century we are passed the era of writing by hand you have companies like toast, Presto and touch bistros

Renovate, Revamp and renew

Change the decor, create a new menu and renew your image. Remember Community is important, you’re not in it alone, get rid of dead weight and work with a team (team work makes the dream work)

Lastly take care of yourself and your employees get rid of dead weight

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Niche marketing

if you have a business the best ways to advertise are

  1. Meet ups this is actually great way to get business for restaurants, rental spaces and products you can find or start a group with in your niche
  2. Facebook groups and Twitter hashtag’s Twitter hashtag is as hard as posting on Facebook or Instagram however if done right you can really get a lot of traffic one of the ways is join the Facebook group relevant to your niche,
  3. Build a blog or vlog or have someone who had a blog for YouTube channel to promote your business for example You probably seen a channel I promote in return she promotes my blog.
  4. What’s trending: Another thing you can do is try to find whatever and find a way to incorporate that into your ad an example of that would be yesterday was chicken wings day many businesses used that hashtag to advertise their businesses it was also the roast of Bruce Willis So a perfect ad for that would be “let them Roast Bruce Willis we’ll fry the wings” this could’ve been done by any restaurants like midnight express or Paladar Brazilian barbecue
  5. Video marketing like #inmyfeelingschallange is a great way to get the attention of the viewer

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Grab their attention and strike their curiosity with videos, photos and post

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Predictions for 2024

Those who know me know where I stand on Donald Trump I don’t trust him When he first ran for president he reminded me of zapp brannigan and Richard Nixon I was wrong and I want to apologized For insulting Zapp brannigan but nonetheless he wants to build a space force last year during his inauguration Are you sad we needed to prepare will you need it to start building businesses working together to purchase real estate instead of spending it on marches I said we need to be more innovative we need to do missionary work and help those of country of people who risk everything to come we needed to fix up Puerto Rico we need to invest One Puerto Rico is beyond repair due to the hurricanePeople in Mexico are being held in detention centers Nazis are back he made peace with North Korea which is a good thing, this is what we need to start doing we need to play the game in 2020 Donald Trump will be reelected and after that we’re fucked Three things will occur between 2021 and 2024 there’s going to be an economic crash, then a Civil War and then World War III, then the election of 2024 will be canceled and the right will be OK with this and we can’t blame anybody but ourselves because we didn’t do what we were supposed to do we didn’t fix Puerto Rico we didn’t fix Mexico and now he has the hanging fruit so today we will you start a new day we begin by making preparations a contingency plan We all need to come together.

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Gordon Ramsay’s to hell and back episode review

In this very first emotional premiere of Gordon Ramsay’s to hell and back we see the transformation of Bella Gianna’s a restaurant in Congers, New York and deal with important issues that strike small business owners like immediately spoilers ahead let’s dive into it. Now the first thing I noticed was the owner Vinni who was suffering from A severe state of depression after the loss of his brother in law and the declined of his business. He Felt like he failed his parents who were the ones keeping the restaurant afloat, His level of anguish and resentment showed in the way he treated customers, his employees and his family, The chef had ultimately given up due to stress brought on by Vinni. The Decour was old and the kitchen was not up to code The restaurant had gone through hell with the help of Gordon Ramsay,The family, staff and crew a simplified menu, revamp, rebranding and renovation of the restaurant he managed to turn it around in just 24 hours while working together with ultimately it was up to Vinni To maintain this new style. Now I want point out a couple things.

  1. It is just as important for an employee to maintain order as it is for the employer. Make sure that you maintain your space and disregard orders deemed impulsive or illogical continue to follow food and safety rules
  2. As an employee of a small business understand that you are not just an employee but a partner and member of the family and to treat it as such even if that means tough love don’t just complain but maintain.
  3. Take initiative to improve company standards bringing your own style and flavor and make that difference.
  4. As an Owner listen to the employees and your customers change what needs to be changed and if you are past the point of no return and are bleeding money And can’t get Gordon Ramsay or celebrity to help you I urge you to set up a crowdfunding campaign and offer incentives to those who partner with you.
  5. revamp And rebrand your restaurant invite members of the community as well as influencers that will help you along your journey
  6. After you have revamped, Rebrand and renovate Use social media and sites like meet up’s to invite more customers to dine at your restaurant
  7. always remember you’re never alone whether you’re in business or in life so talk to someone about your struggle. Everyone fails in life but life is as long as you keep it the opportunity to rise above failure is nearby so don’t give up.

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Escape from the bay

It is extremely expensive in cities like Los Angeles, San Francisco New York and Chicago. California residents have had to go through extreme lengths Just to pay the rent from living under the stairs, having multiple roommates or RV living. If the rental market isn’t regulated due to unaffordablity then we can end up in another housing bubble resulting in a crash, or people dying as a result of over crowding that’s a serious problem. People are already planning to move away from California to places like Washington, Oregon, Texas and Florida. The average employee is now shelling out more than 30% of their household income forcing them to work three jobs at a time in addition to having makeshift rooms which results fire and health hazards, living further away from their job which results in lateness, stressed induced illness, and health issues such as diabetes, heart disease and death.

rental scams are popping up every day people are posting daily Craigslist rentals or commuter beds and companies like AirBNB only encourages landlords to do the same. The best thing to do is to prevent price gouging is to regulate the rental market to ensure landlords are charging a fair amount for rent by giving tax incentive to landlords and business who work together. In conclusion There’s no reason for anyone to open a gofundme account to pay the bills

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Masterpiece cake shop

Today the Supreme Court ruled in favor of masterpiece cake shop owners given them religious freedom to not make a cake for a gay Here are a couple of suggestions

  1. If you’re proud of your principles can you should be proud enough to have a scarlet letter on your door or website stating you do not sell gay wedding cakes because it goes against your religious ideology or at least put your religious affiliation in the title of your bakery
  2. Recommend customers to a secular bakery This way at the same time you’re at least working together with the community and helping other businesses that could use The publicity and money.
  3. If you’re getting married congratulations be sure to call every cake shop or at least post it on Twitter or Facebook to get recommendations for local bakeries

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Praxis

If you guys have read my blog you know that I am for apprenticeships versus jobs a job is an acronym for Just Over broke everybody needs work but I the same time if you’re in school it’s best to get a job that’s going to give you value where you can learn hands-on and work in the field in which you were studying which leads me to this apprenticeship. Praxis is a company that places the students or potential students in apprenticeships at start up companies without attending college first.

Praxis is only one solution among others as I said previously if you’re studying medicine work in a hospital or work as a home health aide while you go to college if you’re studying criminal justice you can work for security companies law firm’s work for a bounty Hunter whatever you do you want to make sure it matches what you’re studying So this way you’re learning more as you go along. Jobs are meant to provide not just monetary gain but it’s supposed to set you up for the future so you can build up your skill and value also for those of you were working on McDonald’s fast food restaurants movie theaters etc. etc. places like McDonald’s and target has tuition programs that you can take advantage of instead of drowning in student loans don’t get stuck Nor don’t be content with where you are if you’re interested in making money for the summer or looking for alternative ways of making money here are couple links to that as well.

Apprenticeships and freelancing

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Wonolo App review

As summer approaches there is great opportunity to find some extra cash I’m gonna be discussing which apps you should definitely download if you’re looking for extra work for the summertime. First on my list is going to be wonolo. Currently if you live in New York City The jobs that you see are mostly general warehouse style jobs, events and delivery jobs. if you can make it to New Jersey there’s more jobs available out there. keep in mind since June is soon arriving there are going to be more jobs available and there is more of a potential for a possible permanent position in addition there’s a lot of incentives such as referral, work bonuses and a discount program. It’s a good app to download if you’re looking for extra income but before you do here are a few rules.

  1. Be on time
  2. You’re there to work not to be on your phone
  3. Dress accordingly
  4. Don’t try to be Superman listen to your body if you think this job is not for you don’t do it
  5. Cancellation are done in four hours in advance
  6. Be respectful

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Play the game

First and for most there are people out there rooting for you to win, who are doing whatever they can to stand up for you There are also people who are we rooting for you to fail and doing the same thing but now is the time when you have to stand up for yourself most of you guys have already done that and I’m telling you it is time We Rebuild community based businesses And I said said in My other blog you no longer need a loan from the bank to get your own business starred. There are many ways to do it, go to college pick up a trade or become an entrepreneur this is how you disrupt the system by making it despite all the odds against you. It doesn’t matter how you Play the game this is not the Kobayashi maroo there is no more zero-sum game the Point is that you play it. Whatever your passion else will do it this world needs entrepreneurs innovators doctors lawyers soldiers police everything that was essential back then is essential now and whatever or where ever your heart lead you I wish you all the success.

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Building a symbiotic community

When I think of building communities or villages there are several managements companies that really comes to mind and that’s urban America properties owned by Philip M. Eisenberg and his 2 sons Joshua and James Eisenberg Who owns several properties in New York City and LRC. They built a business out of fixing and building communities. When I hear community building a couple come to mind

  • The Heritage( schaumburg plaza)
  • River crossing (Metro north)
  • 3333 Broadway (riverside Plaza)
  • Westchester plaza (mount Vernon)
  • Roosevelt Landing
  • Miles and Parker
  • Taino towers
  • Venus project

What makes these properties stand out is that they’ve built a community with inside it’s walls everything from grocery store, deli’s, Supermarkets, dr offices, pharmacies to schools and programs that work to strengthen the people in the community. This is what we need to do need to build communities like this communities that support local businesses, farmers and programs that benefit the communities Taino towers house a collage, a charter school, a church, grocery stores and a pharmacy, urban America sites like river crossing are home to schools and programs like RBI and PS55 The children aids society. So when building a COOP community think of Phillip M. Eisenberg, COOP CITY And Parkchester community and the Amish community
Philip Eisenberg

in closing when building communities build businesses inside that community invest, infrastructure, innovation and in the youth of today

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