Stephen Yaeger

Host, The Restaurant Roadmap
Managing Partner, Restaurant RX

Finn Yaeger is a man of many talents, a true gent with a knack for hospitality and an insatiable passion for food and beverage, community, problem-solving, and mentorship. With over 20 years of experience in the industry, Finn has become a seasoned director, owner, and hospitality professional, leaving a trail of success in his wake.

As one of two Managing Partner & Operator’s with Restaurant RX, Finn has mastered the art of building sustainable and successful models that generate revenue. His expertise in project management, event planning, and team building is unmatched, and his unique approach to implementing training programs and guerrilla marketing has set him apart from the rest.

Finn holds certifications as a sommelier with the court, RAMP certified, as well as a ServSafe Instructor. This has enabled him to provide quality in all aspects of the guest experience. He is a master of building restaurant concepts and models, and his innovative & outside the box approach to rebranding and revitalizing them has earned him numerous accolades, including 18 out of 20 of Philadelphia Magazine’s “Best of Philly” awards, multiple National Cocktail competition winnings, a plethora of Magazine & Tv Spots, as well as creator of Eric Ripart’s favorite dessert (Monkey Bread).


The Restaurant Roadmap

We all know, because town planners throughout the state tell us, one of the top two reasons for a town or village to be successful and thrive is to have great dining destinations and variety....but how do you make a restaurant thrive and succeed. Our duo of restaurant savants share their expertise...and search the state for great food and drink!

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