Setting the Table
  • Author : Danny Meyer
  • Release Date : 13 October 2009
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 13 : 9780061868245
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Book excerpt: The bestselling business book from award-winning restauranteur Danny Meyer, of Union Square Cafe, Gramercy Tavern, and Shake Shack Seventy-five percent of all new restaurant ventures fail, and of those that do stick around, only a few become icons. Danny Meyer started Union Square Cafe when he was 27, with a good idea and hopeful investors. He is now the co-owner of a restaurant empire. How did he do it? How did he beat the odds in one of the toughest trades around? In this landmark book, Danny shares the lessons he learned developing the dynamic philosophy he calls Enlightened Hospitality. The tenets of that philosophy, which emphasize strong in-house relationships as well as customer satisfaction, are applicable to anyone who works in any business. Whether you are a manager, an executive, or a waiter, Danny’s story and philosophy will help you become more effective and productive, while deepening your understanding and appreciation of a job well done. Setting the Table is landmark a motivational work from one of our era’s most gifted and insightful business leaders.

Setting the Table

Setting the Table

Author : Danny Meyer
Publisher : Harper Collins
Genre : Business & Economics
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The bestselling business book from award-winning restauranteur Danny Meyer, of Union Square Cafe, Gramercy Tavern, and Shake Shack Seventy-five percent of all new restaurant ventures fail, and of those that do stick around, only a few become icons. Danny Meyer started Union Square Cafe when he was 27, with a good ...

Setting the Table

Setting the Table

Author : Danny Meyer
Publisher : Harper Perennial
Genre : Business & Economics
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A landmark, bestselling business book and a fascinating behind-the-scenes history of the creation of Danny's most famous eating establishments, Setting the Table is a treasure trove of valuable, innovative insights applicable to any business or organization....

Setting the Table

Setting the Table

Author : Danny Meyer
Publisher : Harper Collins
Genre : Business & Economics
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In October 1985, at age twenty-seven, Danny Meyer, with a good idea and scant experience, opened what would become one of New York City's most revered restaurants—Union Square Cafe. Little more than twenty years later, Danny is the CEO of one of the world's most dynamic restaurant organizations, which includes ...

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Publisher : Marshall Cavendish Corporation
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The inspiring story and guide to becoming successful by one of the world's leading restauranteurs - now in paperback. Successful entrepreneur from the cut-throat restaurant business tells all - the business equivalent to Kitchen Confidential. Danny Meyer's approach is the direct opposite of received business wisdom - and it clearly ...

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Publisher : Gibbs Smith
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