Donald is The Restaurant Coach™, named one of The Top 30 Restaurant Experts to Follow in 2016 and 2017. He is the leading authority, speaker, and international coach on how restaurant owners, operators, and culinary professionals go from just good to becoming outstanding. He is a sought-after advisor in the areas of: leadership, branding, social media marketing, culture, operations, restaurateur mindset, team development, behavioral dynamics, productivity & peak performance. His first book Your Restaurant Sucks! Embrace The Suck. Unleash Your Restaurant. Become Outstanding. is set to be published November 2017.
His mission: Build your brand. Increase your profits. Strengthen your team.
Donald is the founder & CEO of Off The Range Ventures, LLC, a behavioral strength based company, that works exclusively in the hospitality industry. Through online courses/programs workshops, seminars and a coaching business model, Off The Range Ventures, LLC creates solution based brands for the restaurant industry. He has 37 years experience in the restaurant industry as a restaurant owner, consultant, and as an executive chef for Wolfgang Puck.
He is an industry expert for Foodable TV, Toast Restaurant Management Blog, In Credibly Small Business Blog, BevSpot, HotSchedules, and Modern Restaurant Management, and is the host of The Restaurant Coach™ Podcast on iTunes and The Restaurant Coach™ Private Sessions on Anchor FM.
He is based in Albuquerque, NM.
"Get cutting edge tools, techniques, tips and straight talk from the world's leading restaurant coach. Donald Burns is known 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?" - Dan P.