Most of our regular readers know that Robert Earl is British-American businessman, founder and CEO of Planet Hollywood, Chairman of the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, and host of Robert Earl's Be My Guest television program which airs weekly on the Cooking Channel. How many of you knew he has entered the grocerant niche’s world of virtual meal delivery?
Once an entrepreneur always an entrepreneur Robert Earl, is now also the founder of Virtual Dining Concepts, and their first concept is called Wing Squad. Earl understands the pent-up consumer demand for hand held food for immediate consumption. Wing Squad is delivery-only restaurant that sells wings, sides and sweets directly consumers via food delivery services including GrubHub, DoorDash, Uber Eats, and Postmates. Our Grocerant Guru® asks, are you thinking business model and margins?
Robert Earl is a founder that has the entrepreneurial sprint stated "Food delivery has quickly become an everyday occurrence for many people, so I created Wing Squad as part of my Virtual Dining Concepts network,” ..“Wing Squad will be delivery only, which allows us to launch from a wide range of locations. With this business model, the sky is the limit.”
Battle for Share of Stomach
The chain restaurant business model is evolving fast. Understanding the intersection of the consumers demand for fresh foods fast, technology, meals, and meal component mix & match complexities is Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. Have your read his White Paper on: The 65 Inch HDTV Syndrome? Are you looking a customer ahead?
Does your business model look more like yesterday than tomorrow’s? Is your model based or consumer relevance of 1980, 1990, or 2005? Are you garnering incremental year over year customers?
Success does leave clues. Looking for success clues of your own? Foodservice Solutions® specializes in outsourced food marketing and business development ideations. We can help you identify, quantify and qualify additional food retail segment opportunities, technology, or a new menu product segment. Foodservice Solutions® of Tacoma WA is the global leader in the Grocerant niche visit Facebook.com/Steven Johnson, www.Linkedin.com/in/grocerant/ or www.twitter.com/grocerant