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Olivia Terenzio

Olivia Terenzio is the Editor in Chief of Open for Business.
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Tiffani Faison: don’t buy your own hype

Tiffani Faison: don’t buy your own hype

The coronavirus pandemic has shown that for restaurants, community comes first – including staff, guests, and professional…
Olivia Terenzio
Lorena Garcia: don’t rush it

Lorena Garcia: don’t rush it

The coronavirus pandemic has shown that for restaurants, community comes first – including staff, guests, and professional…
Olivia Terenzio
Beyond the two-top: how to market to all Valentine’s Day diners

Beyond the two-top: how to market to all Valentine’s Day diners

Parties of two make up the bulk of reservations on Valentine’s Day, but not every diner is part of a couple, and restaurants…
Olivia Terenzio
How to Create a Set Valentine’s Day Menu That Works

How to Create a Set Valentine’s Day Menu That Works

Valentine’s Day is one of the biggest dining days of the year, which makes it a huge business opportunity for restaurants.…
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…
Olivia Terenzio
Kevin Boehm & Donnie Madia on Competition, Vulnerability, and the Inaugural Welcome Conference Chicago

Kevin Boehm & Donnie Madia on Competition, Vulnerability, and the Inaugural Welcome Conference Chicago

Six years ago, Will Guidara and Anthony Rudolf introduced the Welcome Conference, a one-day forum held in New York City…
Olivia Terenzio
GuestCenter for Groups: 3 Ways Running Multiple Restaurants Just Got Easier

GuestCenter for Groups: 3 Ways Running Multiple Restaurants Just Got Easier

Running multiple restaurants is hard work. There’s a unique set of challenges that comes along with delivering personalized…
Olivia Terenzio
Proud to Be Open: LGBTQ+ Owned Restaurants on Inclusion & Hospitality

Proud to Be Open: LGBTQ+ Owned Restaurants on Inclusion & Hospitality

June marks global Pride Month, and we’re celebrating with a new list of the top LGBTQ+ owned and operated restaurants…
Olivia Terenzio
Father's Day Spotlight: Chefs Jason Neroni and David Nayfeld on Being a Dad in the Industry

Father’s Day Spotlight: Chefs Jason Neroni and David Nayfeld on Being a Dad in the Industry

This weekend marks Father’s Day, a perfect time to recognize the dads of the restaurant world. While it isn’t…
Olivia Terenzio