CAPitalize Your Finances as a Restaurant Franchise Owner With Tom Baldwin, Owner of The Dark Side of The Spoon Hospitality Group- Episode 54

Have you ever thought about owning your own restaurant? Franchise?  Anyone who’s familiar with the story of how McDonald’s got started knows that a restaurant franchise can be profitable… extremely profitable, but is not without its risks.

My guest on today’s episode, Tom Baldwin, is the hugely successful owner of Dark Side of the Spoon, which owns and operates some of the Midwest’s most legendary bars and restaurants.  What was his business life story?  What were the risks he encountered, and how did he overcome them?  What advice would he give to aspiring restauranteurs, and franchise owners to capitalize on their success?  

As the CAP in CAPitalize, I’m always curious about what successful people do, how they do it, and how their success may provide a road map for others to be successful as well.  How can other CAPitalizers do it?  Listen to today’s podcast and find out more!

Tune into CAPitalize Your Finances and hear it for yourself!

Important Information:

Christopher Panagiotu is a registered representative with, and securities and advisory services offered through LPL Financial, a registered investment advisor and member FINRA/SIPC. The investment professionals are affiliated with LPL Financial and are conducting business using the name CAPitalize Your Finances, a separate entity from LPL Financial. Tom Baldwin is not affiliated with CAPitalize Your Finances or LPL Financial. LPL ART-400351 (01/23​)

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