Successful restaurateur’s small business determination

Michael Schulson discussed what his restaurant business is going through during this pandemic.
2:38 | 07/09/20

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Business strong determination of a successful restaurant tour for him the whole pandemic boils down to a single word. Survival. Money. The company's initials collective yeah fourteen restaurants prior accident and detonate we just over 5800 employees are opening two other restaurants businessmen. Really booming that we were growing year after year. Obviously get placed at a right before they decided to close down the city the team and I we all get it yet certainly felt that we adding responsibilities. To the city and our employees to show that doubts we actually shut it down three days before. The city closed us down we just don't see her. We do know how long it lasts but you know what scenario I eat you'll all sports owner. Putting the employees announcing litigant weeks ago we finally got to get more of them. Upping going without mercy alone so we went from 15100 employees to about seven employees and our background to about a hundred. Want him when adversity we just sat on the sideline we really aren't sure how long last belt. State doubt really is an art model and we believe our restaurants it's. They're beautiful design it's great hospitality. Great service great music tree lighting great proof. Or our business model. Five of those extinction Evelyn fox tried doing state problem. So worked really well some of them didn't think the biggest thing and that everyone I'm fine struggles good business sense of purpose. So where socialized. Doing business. Dealing with service problems hospitality problem whenever they are. Both senators epidemic if you're stuck in the house. Until it was nothing. Art Art Ross restaurant grading confidence. The goal is to plant something to be org. Feels like playing in the head of the earth with this thing it's almost like Disney and I. Figured out what it's really. Dangerous thing watching one. Unique. We signs on the floor better distance markers where peoples everywhere what's less certain area on Monday. You Mark Phillips at some restaurants of people whose gas. Few stacks that act interaction with the server this month this whole thing is about one thing one. So far nobody's getting rich don't big money it's revivals this way what we witnessed the vaccines and now you're still in this. That's right from surviving to hopefully thriving.

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