Thursday Sep 21, 2023

Gather Around the Melting Pot with Dan Stone

This week we are joined by Dan Stone, Chief Operating and Development Officer at Front Burner Brands, parent company for the Melting Pot restaurants. Together, we talk about how Melting Pot has both built a welcoming place to work while maintaining a go-to spot for event and experience-based dining, leadership lessons from Dan’s time in the hospitality industry, and how the Melting Pot is staying up to date with their clientele.

3 Takeaways:

  1. (06:10) You should want your employees to be better when they leave you than when they came
  2. (09:00) As a leader, be fanatical about your goals and celebrate when employees exemplify them
  3. (10:50) Have team members recognize other team members


(00:40) How Dan got into the industry and his role at Front Burner Brands

(04:50) What have you learned from the leaders at Front Burner Brands?

(08:30) Leadership lessons from Marriott and examples

(11:55) How does working with different age groups play out at Front Burner Brands?

(16:00) How do you exemplify servant leadership?

(21:30) What is next for The Melting Pot?

(25:50) Hot Seat Questions

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