Thursday, February 14, 2008

Sales.....

February is notoriously the weakest month in the restaurant business. I dont care what category your food is under, February sucks! I say that to say that last week ended up being really strong and consistent. All winter has been a lot better than I expected. This week however, is looking rough. Snow hit yesterday morning and we all know what that means as southerners. Business was as slow as its been in well over a year yesterday. Its sunny and 54 today (supposed to be) so I'm looking for and/or hoping for a bounce. We'll see what happens. I'm supposed to be headed to Austin this coming Wednesday for the NBBQA convention but now have to figure out how to squeeze in Louisville also. Dont know how yet I'm going to do that but we'll see.

4 comments:

Eric Devlin said...

Please let us know what your thoughts are on the convention. I regret not being able to attend, but I look forward to attending next year.

Eric Devlin

Anonymous said...

I'm going to Austin also. Hope to see you there. Been to your place 2 times. Missed you both times. I'm going on Wed. morning so I can do the bus tour thing that afternoon.


John Capps
Byrdstown, TN

Pat Martin said...

john......i am 50/50 now at best on being able to make it. If I make it ill find you. I would really like to meet you, let me know next time you are planning on coming to the joint. my email is patrick@martinsbbqjoint.com....ill make sure i am there.

Pat Martin said...

eric.....i will keep you posted. The convention actually is very anti-climatic. some time when you and i speak i'll fill you in, but it is not very impressive.

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