Dan Simons Out Front: Recipe for Success

Business success is contingent not only on expertise and knowledge, but also a willingness to take calculated risk. Whether opening a new restaurant or expanding your brand, there’s always risk. Is my location right? Will guests be excited about our … read more

Here’s to the Holidays!

… and to the marketing mileage it provides. Each year as the holidays approach, and decorations go up and children get their holiday lists ready, it can all seem daunting, even to the most laid back customer. Remedy all that … read more

VSAG on Trend Watch: Big Batch Cocktails, Anyone?

The bigger the better. That seems to be the trend these days in cocktailing. Big batch cocktails for fall are all the trend this season. We got the big batch cocktails lowdown from our resident R&D Specialist, Amanda Webb. Amanda’s … read more

VSAG Office Opens in Dubai

Our restaurant consultants are always on the lookout for new business opportunities to broaden our scope. With our home base in Washington, D.C. we are in the unique position of being steeped in such a culturally diverse city, allowing us … read more

Out in Front: Dan Simons Talks Restaurant Trends

As co-owner in VSAG client Farmers Restaurant Group’s growing Founding Farmers farmer-owned brand of restaurants, Dan Simons is asked to represent VSAG and our clients on a regular basis. Dan loves getting involved and participating in restaurant and hospitality industry … read more