Workshop 04 (Fee $250)
Recipe for Success: Proven Ways to Increase Sales and Boost Profits
With Mike Bausch and Keith Coffman
Sunday, 1 – 5 pm
Pizza restaurant owners Mike Bausch and Keith Coffman will teach you their secret tips and tricks to get more revenue and profit in an engaging presentation that delves deep without wasting a moment. Topics discussed include concept/ menu development, marketing strategies, employee training, community involvement and simple enhancements you can implement for immediate results to your bottom line. All info contained in the workshop is based on real-world techniques and processes from the best in the business. You’ll see and use the same P and L’s, pro formas and marketing strategies that Keith and Mike use on a daily basis. All that plus tested workflows that will pay for themselves in weeks, not years. If you are wanting to start a new restaurant or to take you’re current restaurant to its maximum potential, this workshop is for you.
Mike Bausch moved from California to Oklahoma in 2005 to found Andolini’s Pizzeria at the age of 22. He has since transformed what began as a 1,500-square-foot pizzeria with 10 employees into a five-unit restaurant business with more than 150 employees. Andolini’s currently has four highly profitable locations in the Tulsa area as well as a mobile food truck, with plans to keep expanding. Along with his pizza and kitchen know-how, Mike brings a hands-on approach to solving restaurant problems during his Pizza Expo seminars.
The owner of Lost River Pizza Co. in Bowling Green, Ky., Keith Coffman spent more than four years developing his restaurant concept before opening in 2011. Now with approximately $1 million in annual sales, he has won accolades for his award-winning pizza and extensive craft beer offerings. He opened a second location, High Tops, in 2017. Keith uses his education and previous work experience in marketing and sales to his advantage, conducting his own market analysis and feasibility studies prior to opening and during strategic planning.