Franchise Business Radio – Tint World, Amorino Coffee, All About People, CFO Expert
Company or Product Name:
Interview with Charles Bonfiglio, CEO of Tint World
Charles J. Bonfiglio is an American entrepreneur, franchisor, and president and CEO of Tint World®. After owning a number of Meineke Car Care Centers and starting an automotive e-commerce business, he developed Tint World® to begin franchising in 2006. Since then, he’s been instrumental in growing the brand to more than 60 established stores in and out the United States. He lives in Boca Raton, Florida.
Can you describe the history of your franchise?
Can you describe the franchise system?
Has technology played a role in your business?
How big is your industry?
What has been the most interesting thing that has happened to you since launching Tint World?
What types of characteristics do you look for in a franchisee?
What is the training like for new franchisees?
What is a typical day like for the franchisees?
What advice would you give to aspiring entrepreneurs looking to buy a franchise?
What are the franchise’s plans for the future?
Web Site and Social Media Links:
Interview with Ashley
Manager at Atlanta Lenox Square
Created in 2002 by two childhood friends, Cristiano Sereni and Paolo Benassi, Amorino was born in the heart of Paris on Ile St Louis. The two founders’ passion is highlighted in their values : exacting standards of quality, consistency, pleasure and flavor, as well as the cosy atmosphere in their shops. Paolo Benassi : “Our objective is to make the highest quality gelato as naturally as possible with no artificial colours or flavorings”. Very soon their success allowed them to open more stores in many prestigious locations. The crowds in front of their shops are very much a part of the summer scene in various capitals. Cristiano Sereni : ” greatest satisfaction is allowing people to discover, through Amorino, the magic of authentic traditional Italian gelato… it’s part of my home, my native culture”. The creation of each new flavor of gelato starts with the most rigorous selection of sourced ingredients, combined with the patience and skill of our highly trained chefs. We, at Amorino, are fully conscious of the requirements that are needed to make perfect gelato and we won’t rush that delicate process. For each new recipe, we push ourselves to maximise the flavor and taste. How? By simply using organic and natural products, by sourcing our ingredients directly from reputable suppliers and by ensuring that we oversee every stage of the production process. In 2005, Cristiano Sereni and Paolo Benassi were able to centralize their gelato production which allowed them to combine their valuable know-how with new techniques from the drawing board to actual production of each flavor. Paolo Benassi “We insist on keeping a close eye on the production of our gelato to thus be able to guarantee the highest standard of quality to all our customers. In order to achieve this consistency, our products arrive at each shop ready to be served, this avoids the risk of product alteration and we can guarantee that our customers will enjoy the same experience regardless of where they go to buy it”. Cristiano Sereni ” Our gelato and sorbets are churned everyday in typical Italian fashion under the very watchful eyes of our chefs. Our recipes take into account the needed for the gelato to mature, to allow each flavor to develop to its full potential. We use only the freshest free range organic eggs and the highest grade whole milk. Absolutely no colouring agent or artificial flavors will be found in our gelato – this is one of Amorino’s fundamental principles”.
Interview with Michelle Jordan
All About People, Franchise Owner
“Every day, lead by example, work with purpose and help those we serve find the power to grow.” Who We Serve: Talent At All About People, not only are we going to serve you during your job search, we’re going to help you find and land your next career. And because of the work we’ll do together, you’ll get stronger through the process. Corporate Partners It is our mission to find the best talent who isn’t just an addition to your team, but an essential contributor and a positive influence who will assist in taking your department and your company where you need it to go whether it is a temp, temp-to-hire, direct hire or executive placement. The Founders: Named as one of “Arizona’s Outstanding Professional & Philanthropic Couples”, Sherri and Charles Mitchell have dedicated their lives to the lives of others. With their leadership and vision, we have built an organization that goes to the ends of the earth to impact the lives of those that we serve. That includes the talent we serve, the corporate partners we serve, the franchisees and the home office team. There are no exceptions. And they expect the same from everyone who represents the brand. At All About People, the work truly matters. After years of hard work and learning every facet of the staffing business, Sherri realized there was a enormous opportunity to do this work better. Significantly better. There has always been a strong undercurrent of mediocrity in the staffing industry and she was determined to raise the bar. Between her 22 years of experience within the staffing industry and Charles’ number of prestigious degrees, a robust career working in management with GE and practicing law for two large firms… All About People was created. With loads of determination, clear intention, tremendous effort and of course grace, over the past 14 years, All About People has arguably set the precedent for the $123 billion staffing industry. Philosophy: Our belief is that everyone should, and can have, the chance at a rewarding career, a business that thrives and a work place that encourages growth and builds confidence. We dedicate our resources and time to help people find their potential, and guide them through the process to better their careers, their business and in the process… better themselves and their lives. We are committed to connecting the best and brightest talent with opportunities through our corporate partners. Our team thrives to make a real impact in peoples’ lives.
Corporate Financial Options
Interview with John Quattrocchi
I wanted to take a moment to introduce you to a friend of mine and a CPA who has helped many of my clients. His name is John Quattrocchi, CPA and he works with restaurants, franchisors and franchisees. The crown jewel of his services is complete, end to end outsourced bookkeeping accounting, tax and CFO level financial management. An affordable and effective solution for busy and expansion minded business owners, John Q is always willing to adjust his services to meet the needs of his clients. I suggest you give him a call. Time spent speaking with him will help your business.
How I help businesses start and grow.
What motivates me and what is my passion
What are the roadblocks to success and how do I help overcome them
Web Site and/or Social Media Links www.CorporateFinancialOptions.com
The Franchise Business Radio show is a platform to bring together franchise professionals and resources to connect, educate, and collaborate to serve the franchise community and the franchise consumer. Spotlighting Leaders in the Franchise Industry Experts in funding, legal, marketing and consulting.
Franchise Business Radio hosted by:
Pam Currie, Founder
To view guest photos from this show, visit:
To nominate or submit a guest request visit:
Recent Photos From Franchise Business Radio
More from my site
Also published on Medium.