Daniel Meyer is a New York City restaurateur and the Chief Executive Officer of the Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG).
"Being the first to close is one thing. But I don't want to be the last to open,” says iconic restaurateur Danny Meyer in his second Rapid Response interview. After shutting his iconic New York City restaurants, laying off 2,000 staffers (with hopes to re-hire) and returning a $10m PPP, Danny finds himself reconsidering nearly everything about his business model. Even before the coronavirus lockdown, the restaurant industry had a slew of “preexisting conditions,” Danny says. Now those weaknesses have become exposed, putting at risk the future of hospitality — one of America’s core industries. Danny’s Union Square Hospitality Group is reimagining what and HOW their restaurants serve; rethinking how they generate revenue; and exploring new cost structures, like a bold new relationship with landlords. It’s all in the hopes, says Danny, of getting back to business, with customers safely at their tables, and the teams back together. Interviewed by editor Bob Safian.Read a transcript of this episode: https://mastersofscale.com/rapidresponse/Subscribe to the Masters of Scale weekly newsletter at http://eepurl.com/dlirtX
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Mar 14th, 1958
Location
New York, USA
Episode Count
2
Podcast Count
2
Total Airtime
1 hour, 32 minutes
PCID
Podchaser Creator ID logo 795899