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Restaurant Brokers Interview Technology Experts

Are you looking to franchise your company overseas? How do you know when you are ready? What are the challenges of international expansion versus domestic expansion and where can you get help? This week, the restaurant brokers along with CEO of Buffalo's Cafe and CEO of YoBlendz and JuiceBlendz tackle international franchising.

Industry Guests Join the Restaurant Brokers

Jennifer Pete
Jennifer Pete
Jennifer Pete is the Vice president and partner of Zifty. Zifty.com was founded in 2003 when Jen made the leap into the start-up world in Zifty’s launch year, joining forces with Todd as Driver No. 2. and has since grown from one employee and six participating restaurants to 61 employees, 95 participating local restaurants and $2,965,063 in annual revenue in just nine short years. The company has experienced 146 percent growth over the past three years, which prompted its inclusion on the Inc. 5000 list. Jen has her focus on growing the business—a company that continues to grow by 30% each year. She's done this through by securing corporate partnerships, being passionate about the customer experience, and teaching the fine art of a handwritten note to her team. She enjoys running, obstacle courses of all varieties, traveling, chasing after her son, Seven, and their labradoodle Hudson. 
  • 6786625057 Phone
  • jenn@zifty.com Email
  • www.zifty.com Website
  • Zifty Zifty
Chef Jessica Swift
Chef Jessica Swift
Chef Jess is an Experienced Chef and Registered Dietitian with a Master’s degree in Nutritional Sciences. Chef Jess prides herself on bridging the gap between scientific and layman’s terms for her clientele. She specializes in turning science into delicious meals to help you be your best inside and out. Meal delivery service and nutritional consulting create an excellent experience for customers too busy to cook or in need of specialized meals for dietary reasons. Chef Jess provides her expertise to many individuals, group and corporate settings in and around Washington, DC.

Chef Jess has been featured on numerous television, print and radio media outlets as an expert in her field. Most recently, Chef Jess has been featured in REDBOOK for her take on healthy recipes, featured as an expert for the fitness mega company Beachbody and Sirius XM’s Doctor Radio, partnered with NBC and Kaiser Permanente for simple healthy meals on a budget and seen demonstrating her dynamic culinary skills on the Food Network!
  • 678.313.5006 Phone
  • jen@chef-jess.com Email
  • http://chef-jess.com Website
  • Chef Jess LLC