Chris Tripoli

Principal, The Restaurant Clinic

Bio Info

Chris Tripoli has over 45 years of service in the hospitality industry as a concept developer, owner-operator and restaurant consultant. He has created award-winning restaurant concepts; consulted on a wide variety of restaurant projects throughout the US and internationally; and developed successful food service programs for airports, parks, theaters, arenas, convention centers, and medical centers.

Chris teaches classes in opening, operating and expanding restaurants to advisors and clients of the Small Business Development Centers throughout the US, is an active member of Foodservice Consultants Society International and a regular speaker at association conferences.

He has been a contributor since 1998 and hosts the podcast “Corner Booth, candid conversations with today's restaurant entrepreneurs."

Chris enjoys his work on hospitality-related projects throughout the US, Mexico, Canada, the Caribbean and the Middle East. However, his current objective is to promote restaurant entrepreneurship and support customer service businesses and those wanting to create their first start-up business by providing them with insights and support. Don't miss out on this opportunity to further educate and inspire your listeners!

Chris's Podcast

Corner Booth Podcast

Candid Conversations with Today’s Restaurant Entrepreneurs

Previous Interviews


Chris Tripoli on avoiding common mistakes in our industry

Top Business Leaders Show

[SpotOn Series] Restaurateur Advice From 40-Year Food Service Veteran Chris Tripoli

ON TAP: Presented by FCSI, The Americas

ON TAP Presented by FCSI, The Americas - S5:12 – Chris Tripoli

Talking Hospitality

Talking Hospitality \ Chris Tripoli \ Hospitality Specialist

FCSI’s Future Customer Podcast Series

FCSI’s Future Customer Podcast Series: Episode #3: Chris Tripoli

Topic Suggestions

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Improving Performance and Creating Value for the Long-Term

Building Your Business the Right Way

Why Every Business Needs a Regular Wellness Check

Stop Self-Diagnosing and Start Getting Results

The Principles Every Young Restaurant Business Owner Should Know but Probably Doesn't

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