Jessica Karp & Jordan Brown, Co-Owners & Andrew Bonito, Director of Operations, Hu Kitchen: Insights and Quotes
Terry, Culinest, with Jordan, Jessica and Andrew, Hu Kitchen.
Interviewed Jessica Karp, Jordan Brown, Co-Owners, and Andrew Bonito, Director of Operations, Hu Kitchen, at 6th Food Entrepreneurship class.
Key Insights & Quotes:
“Idiot proof everything – keep it simple.”
“Whatever we are selling the most of, we give the worst real estate.”
“You don’t open a restaurant for yourself, you open it for people.”
“Recipes don’t scale up properly. Always taste.”
“Getting feedback: ask ‘what would you change?’; test with a variety of palates.”
“When creating menus, think about utilizing waste / remnants of other dishes.”
“Look for real estate early.”
“Consistency is important when you have a large staff.”
“Staff wants to feel involved, not just follow orders.”
“Overpriced does not equal expensive.”