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Business Breakthrough Sessions - Speakers


Donald Burns, The Restaurant Coach™

Donald Burns, The Restaurant Coach™, is a leading authority on how restaurants go from just good to becoming outstanding. He is also the Founder & CEO of Off The Range Ventures, LLC, a behavioral based performance company that creates results focused programs that lead the hospitality industry with modern solutions for today's economy.

As a 35 year veteran of the food service industry, Donald has owned, designed, and created original concept restaurants. Wolfgang Puck recruited Donald to help him expand his catering company in 2001. He is a sought-after adviser in the area of menu development, design & engineering; restaurant operations; culinary consulting; culture; peak performance and team dynamics.

Breakthrough Session 1: The Secret to a 30 Minute Social Media Marketing Plan

Breakthrough Session 3: Outside the Box: Boost your Bottom Line



 Gregg Patterson, Founder and President of "Tribal Magic!!!"

Gregg Patterson joined The Beach Club in 1982 and spent 34 years as their General Manager. Now a full time speaker and writer with his new company “Tribal Magic!!!”, Gregg writes for Board Room magazine, Club Management magazine, Golf Retailing magazine and The St. Andrews Management Center. He is also the author of Reflections on the Club Experience, an anthology of essays on club cultures and operations.

Gregg teaches club management courses at BMI-II and BMI-V; was an adjunct professor in the Collins School of Hospitality Management at Cal Poly University, Pomona for fourteen years, and is a visiting lecturer at various universities around the world. He has been awarded numerous lifetime achievement awards “for his timeless, energetic and dedicated service to the private club industry".

Breakthrough Session 2: Creating and Leading a High Octane, High Productivity, "On a Mission" High Performance Team

Keynote Dinner Speech: From Service to Experience - Creating "Memorable Moments"


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