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Celebrate National Chili Dog Day 2021 at Gold Star, Enjoy a Free Cheese Coney

A free cheese coney with any dine-in, drive-thru or carry-out purchase of a regular-sized beverage available at all Gold Star locations Thursday, July 29, 2021 Cincinnati (July 19, 2021) – National Chili Dog Day is…


How To Instill Values Into Your Business

 Roger David is the President/CEO of GSR Brands, the parent company of Gold Star Chili and Tom & Chee. Life has changed as a result of the pandemic — and with that, so has how we do…


How To Develop And Keep Your Service Promise

Roger David is the President/CEO of GSR Brands, the parent company of Gold Star Chili and Tom & Chee. What do Coca-Cola, Nike and Starbucks all have in common besides being the top major players in their…


Gold Star Chili franchisee Tim Gayhart featured in Multi-Unit Franchisee Magazine

*the following are excerpts from the interview with Tim Gayhart. Read the original article in full here. First job: I started young, raking leaves and shoveling snow for schoolteachers and neighbors as a kid. My…


Two Cincinnati-Based CEOs Nab Honors from ‘Nation’s Restaurant News’

*Originally Posted On City Beat Those local names are getting national recognition, but this time, it’s not just for their food. Two Cincinnati-based dining chains are getting national attention, but this time, it’s not just…


Flexibility: Every Corporation’s Most Important Strength During The Pandemic

 Roger David is the President/CEO of GSR Brands, the parent company of Gold Star Chili and Tom & Chee. As we continue to navigate the ever-evolving saga of a global pandemic, at least one thing is clear:…


GOLD STAR, CHILDREN’S THEATRE OF CINCINNATI PARTNER FOR SECOND ANNUAL GOLD STAR TEACHER, STUDENT AWARD CAMPAIGN

 Program returns for second year with prizes and performance options in recognition of outstanding local educator and student Cincinnati – There has never been a better time to be a “Gold Star” – and Gold…


A Time Of Transition: Key Considerations For CEOs After The Pandemic

By Roger David, CEO & President, GSR Brands A new year always brings hope for a bright future ahead, but the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic coupled with an increased national political divide have left many with…


Restaurant Franchise: Pros and Cons of Opening a Franchise

If you’re in the market to open a restaurant, franchising offers many advantages over going the independent route. Knowing exactly what you want out of an ownership experience will help you assess which path is…


Niche Concept: Why Finding Your Niche is Key to Your Business’ Success

By Roger David, CEO & President, GSR Brands There’s a pretty common belief that it’s bad for business to have a specific focus, that having too narrow a concentration pigeon-holes you, not allowing your brand…