Roger Beaudoin is a successful restaurant entrepreneur who has founded and operated 4 restaurants/hospitality companies over the past 18 years. He recently sold the Matterhorn SKI BAR in Maine, a seasonal restaurant and bar that generates over $1 MILLION dollars sales in just 4 months.
The Matterhorn has been named “BEST SKI BAR USA” by Skiing Magazine and “Classic SKI BAR” by SKI Magazine, as well as receiving restaurant accolades from the New York Times, Boston Globe, Frommers Travel Guides, Powder Magazine, Yankee Magazine and other publications over the years.
Roger has a B.S. degree in Business from Bryant College, Rhode Island and an M.B.A. in Business from Babson College, Massachusetts. He is a former President of the Bethel Maine Chamber of Commerce and Board of Directors and former member of the Maine Restaurant Association Board of Directors.
Roger is a classic car enthusiast, skier and passionate mountaineer/alpine climber with numerous ascents to his credit including the Matterhorn in Switzerland and Grand Teton in Wyoming.
He currently lives in Sun Valley Idaho with his wife Thea and two young daughters. When he isn’t coaching, speaking, podcasting and creating new tools for restaurant owners, you will find him dining out at new restaurants, dancing in the moguls at area ski resorts, ripping it up on his mountain bike in the canyons, cruising around with the top down in one of his classic cars or playing tennis ball tag with his daughters at the local playgrounds.
Roger serves restaurants on a global level with customers in many countries. He is the Founder of a the Sales Stars Server Training Program and Author of Rock Your Restaurant, a game-changing guide to Restaurant Finances.
He is a Speaker, the Host of the Restaurant Rockstars Podcast and is frequently interviewed as a Guest Expert on other industry podcasts as well.
Roger also writes a monthly blog for Restaurant Hospitality Magazine Online that focuses specifically on Restaurant Service.
In addition to providing turn-key Staff Training and Financial Resources, Roger Coaches and Consults to restaurants of all types.
Knowing that more than 50% of restaurants fail, he has a deep passion for helping new restaurant owners not only survive but thrive and knock it out of the park! (There is no reason for them to make the same mistakes he made 20 years ago when he started his first restaurant). With over 20+ years in the business, he is a genius with restaurant analytics, branding, training, systems and efficiencies and uses that expertise to help restaurateurs create not just restaurants, but BUSINESSES that ROCKS PROFITS!