Six Top Ways to Improve Margins for Your Restaurant

Great news! Our very own, Dan Simons, just wrote a guest blog post for online industry resource Restaurant Discount Warehouse entitled Six Top Ways to Improve Margins for Your Restaurant. Check it out and let us know your thoughts.

GM Interview: Terrapin’s Brian Williams

Brian Williams, General Manager and Sommelier of Terrapin Restaurant in Virginia Beach, keeps his establishment running in tip-top shape and makes sure his guests leave happy.  VSAG was lucky enough to snag a few minutes of his time between the … read more

3-Minute Interviewee Dan Simons on Founding Farmers

VSAG Founder Dan Simons was featured in the Washington Examiner’s 3-Minute Interview Column.  This recurring column provides a sneak peek into the professional lives of DC-area locals. Dan was asked about his work with VSAG client Founding Farmers: the impetus … read more

Staying on Trend, Without Being Trendy

Healthful kids’ meals. Locally sourced meats and seafood. Sustainability. Gluten-free/food allergy-conscious items. These are only some of the top 2012 food/menu trends recently revealed by The National Restaurant Association. But, staying on trend without becoming too trendy is an art … read more

How To Successfully Conduct a Capital Raise

What is a capital raise? Basically, a capital raise is obtaining capital (i.e. cash money) from investors to help fund new or growing business ventures, where the investors will own a share in the business in exchange for their investment. … read more

Just Call Him Professor Dan

VSAG Founder Dan Simons has a new peg to hang his hat on: Professor!  Dan is just coming off a stint teaching a 7-week course at The George Washington University School of Business.  Dan shared his valuable business insight and … read more

Better Tiki Than Tacky

Farmers & Fishers brings a popular cocktail movement back into vogue with the launch of a new bar program that embraces the art of the Tiki bar, and specifically, the classic art of making a delicious Tiki cocktail. The Washington … read more

VSAG Names Scholarship for Sustainability

Soon the school year at George Washington University will come to a close, and one student in particular has VSAG, Founding Farmers and Farmers & Fishers restaurants in her corner, with a $5,000 scholarship to help get her closer to … read more