Editor Laura Michaels asks the tough questions—What superhero power would you most like to have? What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten?—to show a side of franchising execs you don’t normally see.
February 17th, 2021
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Along with his four kids, Tony Mattiacio operates six Ziebart auto detailing shops, having turned an after-school job into a successful business. Dividing roles to match skillsets is one lesson learned, along with the kids working their way up to build credibility.
With sous vide cooking used for its food preparation, eliminating the need for typical restaurant kitchen prep and venting equipment, Taffer's Tavern is attracting franchisees to multi-unit deals, the latest being Marc Magerman and Peter Weber, who signed on to bring five locations to the Boston area.
When COVID-19 hit and dining rooms were shut down, breakfast and brunch brand Another Broken Egg Cafe struggled with how to stay open and keep staff employed. Morning meal customer transactions have suffered the steepest declines during the pandemic, reported The NPD Group, with those transactions falling by 18 percent at major restaurant chains in June.
A well-timed lunch with an insurance company. A quick dash to launch telemedicine. A new service for employers eager to safeguard their workplaces. Plus, two franchisees making their own bold moves. How American Family Care moved to the front lines in the pandemic.