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Olivia Terenzio

Olivia Terenzio is the Editor in Chief of Open for Business.
Posts by Olivia Terenzio
10 things you need to know before starting a restaurant remodel

10 things you need to know before starting a restaurant remodel

If your restaurant has been open for 10 years and business is good, that’s something to celebrate. But at some point in the…
Olivia Terenzio
Hospitality in real life: How to make every guest feel like a VIP

Hospitality in real life: How to make every guest feel like a VIP

We all know that hospitality is the key to success in the restaurant industry—not just getting butts in seats, but building…
Olivia Terenzio
pancakes

6 steps to a successful brunch service

At Founding Farmers—the farmer-owned concept with locations in Washington D.C., Montgomery County, MD, and Tysons,…
Olivia Terenzio
7 Lessons in Running a Successful Restaurant Company from Cameron Mitchell

7 Lessons in running a successful restaurant company from Cameron Mitchell

Cameron Mitchell Restaurants, the group known for wide-reaching brands such as Ocean Prime, Marcella’s, and Molly Woo’s,…
Olivia Terenzio
8 Ways to Make a Commissary Kitchen Work for Your Restaurant Business

8 Ways to Make a Commissary Kitchen Work for Your Restaurant

In a busy restaurant kitchen, efficiency is everything. As restaurant groups grow and one concept turns into five—and…
Olivia Terenzio
Holiday Catering: 9 Tips to Help You Plan, Delight & Thrive During the Biggest Months of the Year

Why This Chef Opened a Restaurant with No Servers

When chef Phillip Frankland Lee and his wife and pastry chef Margarita Lee opened Scratch Bar & Kitchen in Encino, California,…
Olivia Terenzio
In it Together: taking on the insurance industry with Naomi Pomeroy & Robert J. Nelson

In it Together: taking on the insurance industry with Naomi Pomeroy & Robert J. Nelson

OpenTable’s webinar series, In it Together, tackles key topics facing the industry during the COVID-19 crisis. What does…
Olivia Terenzio
In it Together: reinventing the industry with Andrew Zimmern & Rohini Dey

In it Together: reinventing the industry with Andrew Zimmern & Rohini Dey

OpenTable’s webinar series, In it Together, tackles key topics facing the industry during the COVID-19 crisis. What does…
Olivia Terenzio
In it Together: reopening and the guest experience with Lynn Juang & Juan Correa

In it Together: reopening and the guest experience with Lynn Juang & Juan Correa

OpenTable’s webinar series, In it Together, tackles key topics facing the industry during the COVID-19 crisis. What does…
Olivia Terenzio