Welcome to our community of restaurant owners and operators, all in pursuit of making their restaurants a success.

Once you've signed up, expect us to pop into your inbox every Monday and Wednesday delivering the freshest restaurant stories. We're talking in-depth analysis, insights, handy tips, and expert advice.

Aimed at providing small-to-mid size restaurant owners, managers and decision makers the best business advice, inspiration, and trends from around the web + exclusive content you can only find on The Prep's Hidden Menu.

Looking for information on advertising or someone to contact? Visit our contact page for more information.

Meet the Editorial Team

The editorial team is managed by Katie Parsons, editor of The Prep. Read more about her below.

Meet Katie, Editor of The Prep
Katie Parsons is an experienced researcher and journalist with hospitality and small-business expertise.

Expert Contributors

Meet Jordan Essigmann
Jordan Essigmann is an enthusiastic foodie who loves to explore the world of haute cuisine and discover the stories behind chefs’ culinary creations across the country. As a writer for The Prep, Jordan shares his passion for food and drink, providing insights that inspire readers to explore their culinary interests.

Attn: Freelance Writers

We are looking for freelance writers!

Are you a freelancer who knows the restaurant industry? Send an email to Katie at editor@theprep.co with your resume and recent clips related to restaurants.