Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in food and beverage but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Glenn Juhnke, Owner of Uncle Glenn’s Eatery & Sports Pub, located in Edmonton, AB, Canada.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

We are a 35-year-old neighborhood pub with loyal neighborhood customers.

Tell us about yourself

This is a very hands-on type of business; if you want success and longevity, you must be diligent and extremely good with people; you must also be a happy person and willing to work long hours.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?


What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?

Staffing is always the heart of your business and your headaches.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

Prepare for a lot of ups and downs, and be ready for anything.

Is there anything else you'd like to share?

The restaurant business is one of the toughest to be in, so if you’re trying to decide whether it’s all in or not.

Where can people find you and your business?


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