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This Mastermind Group Will Help You Create a Strong Action Plan So Your Restaurant Will Thrive!

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The experts say that 60% of new restaurants fail within the first year. And nearly 80% will shut their doors before their fifth anniversary.

The odds don’t get better with the years either…only 5% of restaurant make it pass the 10 year mark! 

How can you increase your odds to not only survive, but to thrive?

Have a damn great plan!


Enough is enough!

You don’t need to go back to the information overload buffet.

What you need is the EXACT opposite of everything you’ve tried in the past.

In fact, there are three steps to get in the fast lane to building your brandstrengthening your team, and increasing your profits in this new economy.


Step #1: Sign up for my elite group called Restaurant Masterminds™. The group starts off with a 10-week bootcamp to get your restaurant ready for massive success!

I’ll lay down a crystal clear action plan you need to grow your brand from this pandemic. That leads to Step #2


Step #2: We have (2) 60 minutes weekly video conference calls: Monday is education and Thursday is Q&A with members. This is your chance to ask for help with issues that apply to your restaurant! You'll get honest input and solutions from myself and the mastermind group. All calls are recorded and added to your private members area so you can rewatch or just catch up if you miss a call.

Which brings to to Step #3.


Step #3: Implement the customized plan you receive from each weekly call. You will have assignments and tasks that must be accomplished before the next mastermind call.

This time you'll have the power of the mastermind group to overcome challenges or sticking points you will encounter. 



✔️ ADAPT your restaurant to thrive in the new Post Coronavirus Economy, by having an solid new business plan that will set you apart from your competition.

✔️ INCREASE your restaurant’s growth 30-100% in the next year while working less so that your family will finally be proud of all those long hours you worked and sacrifices you made.

✔️ GROW your social media impact and influence faster than ever, learn how to become a marketing freak, and dominate the competition.

✔️ UNCOVER hidden profit centers in your restaurant's P&L so you can achieve financial freedom, take vacations, and get the things you’ve always wanted.

 ✔️ GET the most cutting edge culture-creating tools, marketing, brand-building tactics, and game-changing strategies that are working NOW to drive restaurants to massive profits so that you can deploy them in your business.

✔️ BECOME the leader you know you can be so you can guide your team to record profits, have massive impact in their lives and in your community — you can finally earn the recognition you deserve.

✔️ DISCOVER a better way, a faster way — and a simpler way — to achieve success rather than trying to “grind & hustle” your way to the top so you can leave the constant stress and uncontrollable late night anxiety attacks behind.

✔️ RISE above and leave behind the competition, becoming the ONE and ONLY option for your guests that become loyal because of the next-level service and hospitality that only your team can deliver.

✔️ ADOPT the mindset, habits, and persistence of Navy SEALs and USAF Pararescuemen (the world’s most disciplined and productive special operations teams) so that you never, EVER take the easy way out again and feel guilty that you are not living up to your full potential.

✔️ LEARN the EXACT step-by-step Restaurant Masterminds™ Framework to10X your potential and build unstoppable momentum for growth, profits, and a sustainable business.

✔️ LEAVE behind all of your excuses, worries, irrational fears, and frustrations because — with the accountability of your mastermind group beside you — your restaurant will finally start to become the way you envisioned as you put this new-found fuel on your fire.

✔️ NEVER think small again…never be held back by naysayers…never get taken prisoner by renegade employees with bad attitudes…never give in, never give up, and never quit on your hopes and dreams.

✔️ FEEL more alive and better prepared than you have ever felt in your life…more assured that success is inevitable...more connected to the world’s best restaurant experts and the infinite source of power they hold.

So, if you’re ready to…

- Finally build a restaurant brand that can not only survive a storm, but it will thrive…

- Finally buy back your time and start living life on your own terms…

- Stop working so much and start enjoying the perks of being a true leader…

Then you absolutely, positively cannot miss the opportunity to join Restaurant Masterminds™.

WARNING: You will NOT experience the power of Restaurant Masterminds "from just watching the recordings." The weekly meetings will be recorded and are available for members. You've got to be on the calls to get the real benefits...

If you are not an active participant, you will not get the fast-track blueprint to getting the restaurant (or life) you want. PERIOD.


"I believe that you really are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with so joining Restaurant Masterminds™ with 50 other like-minded high performers and mastermind is solid gold! Donald Burns has put something together that I think will be truly special that provides support, accountability, and will help me get on track and stay on track with where I want my business to go!"

Bobby Shaw
Owner, Culver’s

"Joining Restaurant Masterminds™ was a no brainer as it will give me the opportunity to see the whole picture: menu design, marketing, branding, strategy, and how to build a kick-ass operation. This for me, is like getting my Ph.D. in leadership with the best coach in the world, Donald Burns!"

Al Silverspoon
District Manager, Burger King Corporation

"We are definitely love Restaurant Masterminds™! Donald Burns is a legend in the industry and has already provided us with invaluable advice for growing our business. With his coaching, we have built our brand, strengthened our team, and created a world class culture & mindset. "

Julie & Tony Simmons
Owners, Pagosa Brewing & Grill

""Restaurant owners think that because they know hospitality, that is all they need to be successful. In reality, knowing their numbers is critical to longevity in this industry. I wish I had met this Mastermind group about thirty years ago. It would have saved me a lot of day-to-day mistakes that were costly to my bottom line. I am grateful for the coaching, mentorship, and opportunities that Donald has provided, and the strides I have made since becoming part of their group." "

Vicki Cisneros
Owner, Los Vaqueros Restaurants

"The value provided by Donald and everyone in the Restaurant Masterminds group is phenomenal. Since I’ve joined the group, my thinking and the way I go about my business have been challenged and changed for the better. If you’re serious about doing the work and growing your restaurant, this group is for you."

Philip Ly
Owner, Swirlz Creamery

"The mastermind calls are powerful. I am blown away from the information that is shared in this group. Everyone in the mastermind wants to see the other success. I learn so much on the Q&A calls alone. Well worth it. "

Jamie Murphy
Owner, Kingdom Taproom & Table


I'm keeping it intimate…not generic.

I'm keeping it limited…not overexposed.

I'm keeping it practical…not fluffy.

I'm keeping it NO BS…just jam-packed with content.

Because I wished someone had done this for me when I was taking my restaurants to the next level.

You will get access to me via text and email 7 days a week for questions. 

You will get a chance to have your challenges heard — and answered.

You will do the life-changing work that will set you on the path to market domination.

You will lay the foundation for your brand's growth and generating profits.

But only if you’re one of the few that secures a place in this elite group.

And so, my friend, that is why this is going to sell out fast. And since this MASTERMIND GROUP FILLS UP FAST, I don’t suggest that you procrastinate or make excuses for missing this.

Remember my favorite saying is: When would NOW be a good time?


We are the ONLY restaurant mastermind group that meets TWICE A WEEK via Zoom!

You can start to build your brand, strengthen your team, and increase your profits!

Membership Includes:

  • The Ultimate Restaurant Success Plan
  • TWO Weekly Mastermind Group Calls
  • 24/7 Access to The Restaurant Coach University: 27 online workshops (and growing) with downloadable materials and videos. Great for team training!!
  • Access to the private Facebook Group & Mastermind Community Page
  • Private Group Text App (network and ask questions seven days a week!)
  • Access to RestaurantTRAC 9 over 400 templates, spreadsheets, and downloads)


  • (1) Ticket: Restaurant Owner Bootcamp (a two-day workshop)
  • (1) Ticket: The Restaurant Success Summit (3-days, 6 speakers, 18 workshops)

Get Started TODAY! You might want to join before your competition does…

This Mastermind Group is Limited to 100 People ONLY!


100% Satisfaction Guaranteed

The Restaurant Masterminds™ program has a full 30-day satisfaction guarantee. If it's not the best personal and professional development program you've ever been through, ask for your money back and receive a complete no-hassle refund.

Plus, monthly memberships can cancel at anytime with a 30-day notice! 

You have nothing to lose and everything to gain for your restaurant. 

Your Mastermind Host

Hi! I'm Donald Burns. You might know me as The Restaurant Coach™

I know what it means to make a real commitment. I fought through 32 rounds to get my first black belt at 16. I made it through the two-year special operations selection training to become an Air Force Pararescueman (PJ). I left a 5-year executive chef position working with Wolfgang Puck to start my own consulting company.

In 2008, when the recession hit, my consulting company went bust. I hired a business coach to help me re-brand; during that time, The Restaurant Coach™️ was born!

Five years ago, I joined a mastermind group of very high achievers and it was the best thing I have ever done to blow up my brand! I walked away from a six-figure consulting gig because I needed to focus more on the growth of The Restaurant Coach. Masterminds work! 

To get to the next level, you need to lose the safety net.

My mission: to help you get the restaurant you want and need, without sacrificing your life to it!



Give yourself the opportunity to be in the same place at the same time as so many coveted speakers and remarkable attendees. Each membership includes ONE VIP all-access ticket (value $1000).

The Restaurant Success Summit™ 2023

18 workshops. 6 speakers. 3 days. 1 action plan.

October 23-25, 2023
Tucson, AZ

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