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RTN Member Spotlight: Grant Douglas

Cody Czmyr
Director of Marketing, Communications and Membership
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What unique problem does your company solve for restaurants?

Whether you run a neighborhood bar or nationwide restaurant chain, Provi lets you simplify your alcohol beverage ordering. You can manage your beverage program, connect with all of your reps, and order what you need all in one platform saving individual restaurants and bars an average of 20 staff hours per month.

Why did your company join RTN?

Provi joined RTN because we wanted to be a part of a community that's sole purpose is to help restaurants solve today's most critical challenges. We're excited to network and better understand how we can help.

What’s your favorite personal pastime?

Golf! I am a golf fanatic. If we have the pleasure to meet I'm sure this will be very obvious.

What three words would you use to describe what’s happening in the restaurant industry right now?

Renaissance, recovery, and evolutionary

What’s your most-used restaurant app?

Starbucks. They built the foundation of what the ideal digital experience should look like.

Restauranteur you most admire and why?

Guy Fieri. I can't tell you how many hours I've spent watching his TV Shows, however, his impact on the restaurant industry goes much further. It came to light during the pandemic when he raised millions of dollars for restaurant employees.

What technology are you most excited about for the future of restaurants?

E-commerce - which will streamline processes and ultimately increase profits and reduce burdens on staff.