RE: How do you treat the competition?
perhaps, you should guide that young man to this forum, maybe some of our experience and good natures will rub off on him....
my closet 'competitior' is a pizza shop,,,, well, i love pizza and they love bbq. we actually advertise for each other. i have his menu on my counter, and he has mine. doesnt hurt either one of us. i think all restaurants should feel confident enough in their own wares to do this.