The Premiere Online Resource for Restaurant Potential

Get cutting edge tools, techniques, tips and straight talk from the world's leading restaurant coach. Donald Burns is know for unique programs and methods that create dramatic results for his clients. When restaurant owners or chefs need change and success they call The Restaurant Coach™. Are you ready to take your business and life to the next level?

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Do You Want A Better Restaurant?

Our philosophy is that restaurants become better when the people in them become better. All RCU Courses are designed to build the three pillars of restaurant excellence.

Build Your Brand

We have courses designed to get your brand the foundation and the edge needed to truly stand out in the market. From discovering core values to understanding how to use social media effectively.

Strengthen Your Team

Restaurants function best when your team is dialed in. We have courses designed to grow your culture, attract better talent and how to maximize everyone's potential. Restaurant get better when the people in them become better!

Increase Your Profits

Courses at RCU are designed to help you increase your profits by making your team stronger in sales, communication and enhancing the guest experience. We also have courses that will assist you creating a strategic plan for growth and profitability.

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Discover why online training courses help restaurants break free from average.


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24/7 Access

The great thing about the courses at The Restaurant Coach™ University is the flexibiity. No need to travel. 24/7 access to learn when you have time.

Mobile Compatible

Each course has lessons that you can view on any mobile device (even AppleTV). This makes any device with internet access a mobile learning hot spot!


Take a look at our course designed to solve the real issues holding restaurant's back from reaching their true potential.

Popular Courses

Here are just a few of our popular courses. There are more inside RCU!

We are always adding new courses

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RCU Memberships

Restaurants become better when the people in them become better people. Investing in growing yourself and your team is the key to long term success for your brand.




Weekly Coaching Calls

All Courses at RCU

Exclusive Summit Club Courses

(12) ProScan Behavioral Survey

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All Courses at RCU 

Monthly Online Workshops

Downloadable Workbooks & Posters

(2) ProScan Behavioral Surveys

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Bi-Weekly Coaching Calls

All RCU & Summit Club Courses

Access to The Mindshift MAP

Quarterly Immersion Sessions

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"Donald has a way to make you stop and think about how you are running your restaurant."

JP Vidales
Restaurant Owner

"Coaching with Donald? It's like running your restaurant on rocket fuel!"

Shawn Shenefield
Director of Operations

"Edgy, progressive and just what I needed to get my head back in the game."

James Pecherski
Restaurant Owner

Looking For A Sweet Deal?

Sometimes just getting started is the push you need to gain momentum towards reaching your goals. We have put together a monthly membership deal to get you started on the right path without making the jump into a full restaurant coaching program!