Three Guys Italian Restaurant

Published 10:51 am Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Name of person featured: Joshua Raybuck

Name of business: Three Guys Italian Restaurant

Address: 181 Commerce Park Road, Franklin

Phone number: 562-5588

Operating hours: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and 5-10 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and 5-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and noon-9 p.m. Sunday

Nature of business: Authentic Italian cuisine

Year founded: 1980

Prior locations: Franklin Plaza

Number of Employees: 17

How’s business going? Steady, always ready for new faces

One thing you wish everyone knew about your business: They’re really Italian, and we’re a team through and through.

Something you offer that a customer won’t find elsewhere: A patio for smokers, Italian beer and the best staff in town.

Advice for young entrepreneurs: Nike: Just do it. Jay-Z: Conquest. Beyonce: Be a survivor.

Your first job: Working tennis courts at the country club

Your role model (in business or in life generally) and why? Anthony Bourdain. Have you seen his show?

The key to a successful business is: Appreciate your customers and staff