Area of Study
Includes Teaching Notes
Chef José Andrés discusses the important details of his role in the company as well as a vision of how he feels the company currently works and can evolve in the future.
What is the best organizational structure for ThinkFoodGroup in the wake of growth?
Chef Jose Andres has become the face of the many businesses he is involved in, leading to branding challenges.
How does the person become the brand and keep fulfilling promises?
Owner and Chef José Andrés discusses the aspects of change with time in his company as well as balancing multiple complex businesses within a large company.
How can the for-profit business, ThinkFoodGroup, continually move forward in all aspects of success while balancing time, energy, and resources with the non-profit humanitarian business?
Winemaker Meaghan Tardif discusses the challenges of hiring and managing employees within a small business.
How do we make a full-time job out of all the different tasks while avoiding burnout?
Anne Tucker, Tasting Room Manager, discusses demographics of consumers and marketing strategies for Fabbioli Cellars.
How are we better able to incorporate new ideas without pushback?
Owner Doug Fabbioli discusses the challenges of marketing and distribution for their agriculturally based local business.
How can we build an efficient plan for our offsite presence while managing our costs?
Anne Tucker, Tasting Room Manager, discusses the strategies of dealing with workplace conflict at Fabbioli Cellars.
How can we better address the employees that are picking on the new (younger) recruits and make sure they understand and respect the new rules, expectations, and duties?
Owner Doug Fabbioli discusses the start-up process, income/outflow fluctuation, and future plans for growth of Fabbioli Cellars.
How could I build a relationship with a financial partner that could evolve into total ownership of the business as I get closer to retirement?
Meaghan Tardif, Senior Manager of Fabbioli Cellars discusses current marketing strategies for products as well as ideas for future marketing strategies.
What is the next magic product to catch the younger crowd’s attention that could also be a bridge to nurture and build a longtime wine lover?
Doug Fabbioli, owner of Fabbioli Cellars, discusses collaboration between businesses in the community.
How can we teach the mindset of collaboration in order to build a strong community in which all of our businesses succeed, both individually and as a group?