Business as Unusual: How the combo of Boemer and Rancone go to market with winning, but different, concepts

If you open a local or even national food periodical, you would be hard pressed not to see some comment about the success of Thomas Boemer and Nick Rancone. The chef-businessman combo brings a deep bench of talents and gifts to the Twin Cities restaurant scene. Their restaurants’ food has received rave reviews, and deservedly […]

Intellectual Property: Opening up new sources of capital for restaurant companies looking to grow

Strong branding allows successful restaurants to rise above the fray, remain recognizable in a crowded field of competitors and resonate with loyal customers. The essential elements of a strong brand include not only a protectable trade name and logo, but also distinct signage, decor, food packaging and menu design. Intellectual property (IP) can also be […]