Epic Burger founder David Friedman: “You have to be great most of the time just to still hang around in this competitive environment “

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Epic Burger founder David Friedman and Justin Kaufmann

It’s Tuesday night so that means we have another episode of “The Download on Chicago Business” sponsored by Signature Bank. Tonight, Justin speaks with David Friedman, founder and Chief Concept Officer of Epic Burger! David talks about why he got involved in restaurants, why he chose to make the transition from fine dining to fast casual, the amount of competition in the fast casual food market,the importance of simplicity in maximizing revenue, the challenge of moving from  restaurateur to executive and the eight things every restaurant owner needs to know to thrive in the business.

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