Founder and owner of Martino's Pizza Place, Ron Haas, sits down with the CCEDC to discuss opening a restaurant, staying open and pivoting during the pandemic, and the effect that pushes for university attendance have had on the restaurant and trade industries. The title, "Lean Pizza," comes from a manufacturing term, to Lean, which is to make the line as efficient and cost-friendly as possible. Ron tells us how he Leans his Pizza.
Charlie Walker and a variety of special co-hosts travel throughout the Chippewa Valley having BEAR Discussions that are informative, entertaining, and interactive. Business Expansion AND Retention (BEAR) is an economic development strategy that proactively connects existing businesses with each other to discuss, share ideas, and improve community collaboration. Through these discussions the audience will gain motivation, insight, and appreciation for entrepreneurs and the important role that businesses play in developing a community-highlighting why the Chippewa Valley is a great place to raise a family and a business! Listen and enjoy our latest BEAR Discussion below! To hear past BEAR Discussions, visit our Podcast hosting site: Spreaker.