Daniel DeLeon is the President and CEO of the Grumpy’s Restaurant franchise system. Daniel has owned and operated multiple franchise concepts in the restaurant industry and has grown six local and diverse businesses from the ground up. After a successful career as a multi-unit franchisee for various restaurant concepts and large franchisor representative, Daniel developed and launched Grumpy’s as a franchise opportunity.
[0:59] Josh introduces today’s guest, Daniel DeLeon, the President and CEO of Grumpy’s Restaurant.
[1:56] Josh welcomes Daniel to Franchise Euphoria.
[2:23] Daniel shares about the history of Grumpy’s and what led him to purchase the franchise system three years ago.
[3:42] Daniel reflects on the aspects of being a franchisee that he liked and disliked during the earlier parts of his career history.
[6:45] Daniel walks the listeners through what the experience of visiting a Grumpy’s Restaurant location is like.
[8:35] Daniel’s go-to meal at Grumpy’s is the Grumpy’s Big Breakfast, which comes with eggs any way you like them, bacon, hash browns, pancakes, and a coffee.
[11:23] Daniel discusses some of the challenges Grumpy’s has faced during COVID-19 and how they’ve pushed through.
[15:21] Josh shares that he can tell a lot about a restaurant based on the service and quality of packaging he receives for takeout orders.
[17:14] Daniel describes who the ideal Grumpy’s franchisee candidate is.
[21:52] Daniel shares some advice for anyone who is considering turning their business into a franchise.
[23:22] If you want to learn more about Grumpy’s Restaurant, visit their website listed below.
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