Host, Restaurant Strategy Podcast
Chip Klose is a NYC-based restaurant consultant as well as the host of the Restaurant Strategy Podcast. Over the past 20 years he's worked with James Beard Award-winners and Michelin-starred chefs, and has opened numerous properties to rave reviews in one of the most saturated markets in the world. His goal — both in the work he does with his clients as well as on the podcast — is to help chefs and operators build more profitable restaurants. Guests on his podcast have included New York Times bestselling author Martin Lindstrom, Wharton professor Peter Fader, Founder of Cali BBQ Media, Shawn Walchef, and many, many more. The show is consistently listed on Apple's Top 100 Marketing Podcasts, and was recently voted as a Top 20 Restaurant Podcast by Feedspot. As a coach he's worked with dozens of companies, helping them with everything from menu costing and payroll to developing a framework for how to position their restaurant in the market. He's a sought-after public speaker, lecturing on many topics including profitability and the intersection of hospitality and tech. His first book, aptly titled Restaurant Strategy, will be released in the summer of 2022. He currently lives in Brooklyn, NY with his wife and son.