How a Restaurant Raised $250K in Crowdfunding to Expand Business During the Pandemic

Sherree Goldstein on the latest episode of So You Want to Run A Restaurant
June 22, 2021, 05:52 PM UTC
How a Restaurant Raised $250K in Crowdfunding to Expand Business During the Pandemic

On this episode of So You Want to Run A Restaurant (SYWTRAR), Back of House's new podcast about the always changing, ever-more-competitive American food and beverage landscape, cohosts Zach and Claudia talk about how omnichannel solutions are impacting the restaurant experience and what you can do to beef up your presence in this ever more important digital world.

Sherree Goldstein, owner and operator of Pittsburgh’s Square Cafe, then joins the two for an interview to talk about how her restaurant is supporting their local community - and how that community is giving back. While many restaurants were closing their doors during 2020, she and her team managed to crowdfund $250,000 during the pandemic in order to help fund her restaurant's move and expansion to a space 4x’s larger then her previous one.

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