"Duke Marketing has been a terrific arm to our Marketing team. The Safety Day, Hospitality Party and De La Salle event were terrific. Your attention to detail, creativity and enthusiasm are certainly admirable! Thank you!"
Director of Marketing, Mary's Pizza Shack
Chevys Fresh Mex Restaurants
Linda Duke is extremely professional, prompt and resourceful, and a pleasure to work with. She has been invaluable in helping us consolidate all of our corporate information and communication into one central document for our top executives to reference in their external communication, thus ensuring a consistent messaging of the Chevys brand. Her tenacity is incredible and she has done an excellent job of increasing Chevys' awareness in regional and national trade publications as well as developing successful relationships with the media.
Marketing Manager, Chevys Fresh Mex, Inc.
You have been a tremendous asset for Party America over the last eighteen months. Thanks for all the work you have done!
Daphne's Greek Cafe
Thank you so much for being an asset to Daphne’s marketing team. We appreciate your dedication, professionalism and support.
Julie L. Bandy
Director of Marketing
Rubio's Fresh Mexican Grill
I want to personally thank you for everything you've done for our brand. You put us back on the map both nationally and locally. You are one of the most dedicated and giving persons I have ever met.
Vice President Marketing
We are having great results on booking fundraisers since Duke Marketing developed and launched our new fundraiser program. The new Pepsi promotion is also driving many ball tip sandwich sales as well! You weren't kidding when you said Duke Marketing's middle name was "results". Thanks!
CEO, Kinder's Meats-Deli-BBQ
Our "Pesos for Pizza" promotion and publicity has given us more exposure and national awareness than I ever imaged it would. We have increased sales, have a big pipeline of new franchise prospects and our current franchisees couldn't be happier!
Thanks for all your help and continued efforts.
Antonio Swad, founder, CEO,
Linda, the PR stunt with the Baja buckets for the grand opening of Rockin' Baja in Redondo Beach was a great success. We received great comments from guests.
Houston Stiggow, Vice President Operations,
Rockin' Baja Lobster
Linda Duke and her team helped us develop a Grand Opening strategy for Jenny Craig Centres in new areas that is really getting these new locations off to a very fast start. Their quick understanding of our target audience, creative thinking and attention to details allowed us to stage and promote open house events that brought people in to experience Jenny Craig and understand the value and benefits of our brand, and brought these Centres up to profitable levels in less than half the time than it took before we started working with Linda. Duke Marketing not only taught us how to do it, they taught us how to do it right. Thanks Linda!
Mary Fritz-Wilson, Director of Media and Analysis
As operators of a popular and fast-growing Bay Area restaurant chain and looked to by our culinary service firm clients as industry experts, we sought after the most effective and results-oriented marketing partner to support the launch of our newest restaurant. Linda and her team spearheaded a compelling and dynamic strategy which ultimately helped elevate our entire marketing program to a new level."
Aaron Noveshen, President of Pacific Catch Restaurants and
Founder of The Culinary Edge
“Linda is the most energetic person I know. She has helped my team with everything from press releases to LSM Events. Her connections with the restaurant industry and the press where highly valuable to helping my team with Public Relations opportunities and challenges. Linda is a talented and dedicated professional who is highly skilled at creating energy and excitement for any brand.”
Becky Ann Hughes, Director of Marketing
“We began working with Linda and her team a few months after opening a new location in Napa and needed to create some buzz and awareness. Duke and her team hand delivered press kits and our wood-fired pizzas to area businesses, non profits and schools to generate large to-go orders and initiate delivery. Duke put together an integrated marketing campaign for this new restaurant and within three months not only did we have over 100 people attend our VIP tasting event and ribbon cutting, but we were featured in the food section of the daily newspaper and the direct mailer Duke created and mailed to over 10,000 homes gave us 30% redemption. The Napa community loves us and just chose Firewood Cafe "Best of Napa". The sales are still showing momentum with increases in our new delivery program and large orders. Thanks to Linda, Firewood Cafe Napa is on the map! ”
Glenn Meyers, CEO
“Linda has been a treasured and supportive partner of Rubio's over the years and has been involved in many successful brand-building promotions and events. On behalf of everyone at Rubio's, my heartfelt thanks are extended to Linda for her many contributions. ”
Senior Vice President Marketing, Rubio's Restaurants, Inc
"Linda Duke handled Tavistock Restaurants public relations for all our brands with extra focus on our FREEBIRDS World Burrito brand while we were growing very quickly. Linda is a ball of energy. Her ideas flow non-stop, and her tenacity is unparalleled."
Chief Marketing Officer, Tavistock Restaurants
"Duke Marketing is the most powerful results-oriented agency of record I have ever worked with or hired. In four days of hiring them, we landed national news and were featured on the front cover of San Francisco Business Times. Linda's connections and ideas have put this fifty three year old chain back on the map! The brand refresh, in-store wall murals, the partnership with Garfield the cartoon, and promotional programs have all garnered tremendous positive feedback from our franchisees and sales prove it! Thank you!"
President, Straw Hat Pizza Restaurants
"Duke Marketing was invaluable in helping us garner both local, regional and national coverage on a moment's notice on a wide variety of brand and revenue initiatives. Linda's creative style, high energy and out-of-the-box approach provided Chevys with tremendous ideation on local, quarterly and seasonal promotions. She has both a big-picture perspective and the expertise to execute on time, on budget and with results. She is a true one-stop shop for strategic support, creative concepting, development, execution and PR."
National Marketing Director, Chevys Fresh Mex
"Linda has been instrumental in developing traffic-building public relations strategies and special events for our restaurants. Her energy, enthusiasm and ideas are endless!"
Jill Gouge Laird,
Director of Marketing,
Buffet Partners, L.P./Furr's Fresh Buffet
"I want to offer special thanks and gratitude to founding committee member Linda Duke, whose enthusiasm and commitment to the fast casual segment is unrivaled."
Louis J. Basile Jr.
Chairman of the National Restaurant Association’s Fast Casual Industry Council
CEO/President, Wildflower Bread Company
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