How Barcelona Wine Bar survived the acquisitions roller coaster

CEO Adam Halberg joins "A Deeper Dive" to talk about the chain and its approach to delivery and service.

How does a restaurant company survive a sale, and then another sale, and then separation, all within a couple of years?

This week’s edition of the Restaurant Business podcast "A Deeper Dive" features Adam Halberg, CEO of 17-unit upscale-casual chain Barcelona Wine Bar.

Barcelona has been on an acquisitions roller coaster the past couple of years. First it was sold to Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group when it was part of Barteca, then again when Del Frisco’s was sold more than a year later to L Catterton, when it was spun off into its own chain.

Halberg discusses how the company worked through those sales and kept going. He also talks about how Barcelona doesn’t act like a real chain, and about the company’s approach to delivery—or lack of one, that is.

Please have a listen.

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