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Deep Dish Live

Ryn is the founder and host of the Facebook Series,

Deep Dish Live: Discussions on the Business of Restaurants for Restaurateurs,
Restaurant Buyers and Sellers and the Restaurant Curious.

The series streams semi-monthly from a San Francisco Bay Area restaurant and covers topics relevant to restaurant buyers, sellers and owner-operators. Each episode offers qualifying participants the chance to win a gift card from
the host restaurant.

Ryn discusses the reasons why restaurant sale confidentiality can make the restaurant search difficult. Café manager, Jared Potts offers a tour of the facility, outdoor seating and some the most popular menu items.

The event streamed live from Caffe Della Valle in St Helena, CA and featured a $100 gift card to qualified participants.

Ryn continued the conversation from Episode VI and is joined by owners Andrea and Roberth Sundell who tour the restaurant, retail space, outside seating and share some of the restaurant’s most well- loved dishes.

The event streamed live from Stockhome Restaurant in Petaluma, CA and featured a $100 gift card to
qualified participants.

Ryn discusses the details of selling a restaurant that are equally important to owners ready to sell as to those who have never considered selling.

This episode live-streamed from Grata Italian Eatery in Windsor, CA and featured a $100 gift card to Grata*

*The owners of Grata generously matched the gift card giveaway

In this episode Ryn discusses the influence of SBA lending on restaurant market prices and offers good news about
restaurant sale prices for businesses that operated with strong cash flow prior to the Covid occupancy restrictions. Ryn is joined by Matt Leum, the founding owner of Roma’s Ristorante Italiano in San Francisco for a tour of the restaurant, pop-up grocery that features high-quality Italian imported food goods.

The event streamed live from Roma’s Ristorante Italiano in San Francisc, CA and featured a $100* gift card giveaway.

*Matt generously matched the $50 gift card giveaway.

Ryn discusses restaurant brokerage and the value of working with an experienced restaurant broker. She is joined by Cozy Plum Bistro co-owners Charles White and Lisa Le Donne to discuss the exciting offerings at this new plant-based restaurant.

The event streamed live from Cozy Plum Bistro in Santa Rosa, CA and featured a $100* gift card giveaway.

Ryn discusses why restaurant list prices vary so wildly. Chef/owner Dustin Valette joins Ryn to discuss the patio, the menu and the offerings at Valette Restaurant during the current Covid restrictions.

The event streamed live from Valette Restaurant in Healdsburg, CA with a $100* gift card

*Valette Restaurant generously matched the gift card give away.

Ryn continued the conversation from Episode I with a special guest real estate attorney and founder of CRE Radio and TV, Howard Kline. There are some segments edited-in due to some technical difficulties during the live broadcast.

The event streamed live from Gypsy Café and General Store in Sebastopol, CA with a $50 gift card giveaway.

Episode I marked the launch of the series where Ryn discussed renegotiating lease terms for restaurant survival in the short term and restaurant success in the long term.

The event streamed live from Willi’s Wine Bar in Santa Rosa with a $50 gift card giveaway good at any of the 7 Stark Restaurants.

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