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S2E3 - Shawn P. Walchef's Digital Hospitality Story: How to Reach 25 Million Views

Explore Digital Hospitality with Shawn P. Walchef, founder of CALI BBQ Media, in the Business Creator Economy. Get inspired!

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April 18, 2024

S2E3 - Shawn P. Walchef's Digital Hospitality Story: How to Reach 25 Million Views

Explore Digital Hospitality with Shawn P. Walchef, founder of CALI BBQ Media, in the Business Creator Economy. Get inspired!

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Notes du spectacle

Episode Notes

In this conversation, Angelo interviews Shawn Walchef, the founder and CEO of Cali Barbecue and Cali Barbecue Media. They discuss Shawn's journey in the restaurant industry, the challenges he faced, and the lessons he learned along the way. They also delve into the importance of content creation for restaurants and how to get started with it. Shawn emphasizes the need for quantity, speed, and consistency in content creation, and shares tips for creating engaging videos. He also highlights the opportunity for restaurants to create business-to-business content and build relationships with vendors and partners. In this conversation, Shawn Walchef shares insights on content creation and digital hospitality. He emphasizes the importance of taking action and playing the game rather than being a passive observer. He discusses creating a content flow or pipeline and suggests recording long-form conversations that can be repurposed for different platforms. Shawn highlights the value of becoming a show and telling your story authentically. He also shares the benefits of learning by doing and setting goals. Additionally, he emphasizes the importance of embracing technology and digital hospitality to connect with customers. Shawn provides resources for those who want to dive deeper into these concepts and encourages building a community and sharing your story.

Takeaways

  • Take action and play the game rather than being a passive observer.
  • Create a content flow or pipeline by recording long-form conversations that can be repurposed for different platforms.
  • Become a show and tell your story authentically to connect with your audience.
  • Learn by doing and set goals to measure your success.
  • Embrace technology and digital hospitality to connect with customers.
  • Get your hands dirty and explore different platforms and technologies.
  • Explore the provided resources to dive deeper into content creation and digital hospitality.
  • Build a community and share your story to create a meaningful impact.

Timestamps

00:00 Introduction and Background

07:17 Starting Cali Barbecue and Cali Barbecue Media

10:34 Early Experience in the Restaurant Industry

14:18 Opening Cali Barbecue in 2008

16:59 Key Mistakes in the Early Years

20:33 Getting Started with Content Creation

26:18 Beginner's Guide to Content Creation

32:42 Advanced Content Creation for Restaurants

35:48 Taking Action and Playing the Game

36:18 Creating a Content Flow or Pipeline

37:43 Becoming a Show and Telling Your Story

38:20 Learning by Doing and Setting Goals

39:38 Embracing Technology and Digital Hospitality

42:26 The Value of Getting Your Hands Dirty

43:22 Resources for Going Deeper

45:16 Building a Community and Sharing Your Story

Ressources

Follow Shawn Walchef on Instagram!

Connect with Shawn Walchef via Linkedin!

Learn more about Cali BBQ Media!

Meet Your Host & Guest

Shawn P. Walfchef, CEO of CALI BBQ

Shawn Walchef, the Founder of Cali BBQ Media, is a visionary leader empowering brands and individuals to thrive in the new Business Creator Economy through strategic Digital Storytelling and Digital Hospitality. With a proven track record of success, Shawn's Cali BBQ restaurant company has achieved remarkable growth, generating over $35 million in revenue since its inception in 2008. Operating multiple locations in San Diego and beyond, Shawn's innovative approach to business has propelled his restaurants to success. As the host of the weekly video series "Restaurant Influencers," published by Entrepreneur Media and produced by Cali BBQ Media, Shawn has reached an audience of over 25 million people. Through his engaging content and insightful interviews, Shawn shares valuable insights and strategies to inspire and educate aspiring entrepreneurs and industry leaders. With his expertise in digital storytelling and hospitality, Shawn Walchef continues to make a profound impact on the business landscape, shaping the future of the industry.

ANGELO ESPOSITO, CO-FOUNDER AND CEO OF WISK.AI

Meet Angelo Esposito, the Co-Founder and CEO of WISK.ai, Angelo's vision is to revolutionize the hospitality industry by creating an inventory software that allows bar and restaurant owners to streamline their operations, improve their margins and sales, and minimize waste. With over a decade of experience in the hospitality industry, Angelo deeply understands the challenges faced by bar and restaurant owners. From managing inventory to tracking sales to forecasting demand, Angelo has seen it all firsthand. This gave him the insight he needed to create WISK.ai.

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S2E3 - Shawn P. Walchef's Digital Hospitality Story: How to Reach 25 Million Views

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Notes du spectacle

Episode Notes

In this conversation, Angelo interviews Shawn Walchef, the founder and CEO of Cali Barbecue and Cali Barbecue Media. They discuss Shawn's journey in the restaurant industry, the challenges he faced, and the lessons he learned along the way. They also delve into the importance of content creation for restaurants and how to get started with it. Shawn emphasizes the need for quantity, speed, and consistency in content creation, and shares tips for creating engaging videos. He also highlights the opportunity for restaurants to create business-to-business content and build relationships with vendors and partners. In this conversation, Shawn Walchef shares insights on content creation and digital hospitality. He emphasizes the importance of taking action and playing the game rather than being a passive observer. He discusses creating a content flow or pipeline and suggests recording long-form conversations that can be repurposed for different platforms. Shawn highlights the value of becoming a show and telling your story authentically. He also shares the benefits of learning by doing and setting goals. Additionally, he emphasizes the importance of embracing technology and digital hospitality to connect with customers. Shawn provides resources for those who want to dive deeper into these concepts and encourages building a community and sharing your story.

Takeaways

  • Take action and play the game rather than being a passive observer.
  • Create a content flow or pipeline by recording long-form conversations that can be repurposed for different platforms.
  • Become a show and tell your story authentically to connect with your audience.
  • Learn by doing and set goals to measure your success.
  • Embrace technology and digital hospitality to connect with customers.
  • Get your hands dirty and explore different platforms and technologies.
  • Explore the provided resources to dive deeper into content creation and digital hospitality.
  • Build a community and share your story to create a meaningful impact.

Timestamps

00:00 Introduction and Background

07:17 Starting Cali Barbecue and Cali Barbecue Media

10:34 Early Experience in the Restaurant Industry

14:18 Opening Cali Barbecue in 2008

16:59 Key Mistakes in the Early Years

20:33 Getting Started with Content Creation

26:18 Beginner's Guide to Content Creation

32:42 Advanced Content Creation for Restaurants

35:48 Taking Action and Playing the Game

36:18 Creating a Content Flow or Pipeline

37:43 Becoming a Show and Telling Your Story

38:20 Learning by Doing and Setting Goals

39:38 Embracing Technology and Digital Hospitality

42:26 The Value of Getting Your Hands Dirty

43:22 Resources for Going Deeper

45:16 Building a Community and Sharing Your Story

Ressources

Follow Shawn Walchef on Instagram!

Connect with Shawn Walchef via Linkedin!

Learn more about Cali BBQ Media!