Richie's Real American Diner | Featured: My Temecula Magazine October 2014 | Murrieta & Temecula commercial photographer | Stevie Dee Phottography

Richie's Real American Diner

Celebrating 22 years!

A few weeks ago we had the pleasure of meeting Jack and Linda Williams, owners of Richie's Real American Diner in Murrieta and Temecula. Jack and Linda, married 60 years, started their careers in the food industry some 57 years ago. The patriotic duo helped develop a concept for a well known steakhouse chain and quickly became their largest and most successful franchisee. Along the way they also became friends with Colonel Sanders of KFC and Carl Karcher from Carl's Jr. before opening their first Richie's Real American Diner establishment in 1991 in Temecula, Ca.

The "Richie" from Richie's Diner is named after Rich Snyder, who started working in his family's In-N-Out restaurant at  early age. He soon became president and CEO of the company at the age of 24. He was also a close, personal friend of Jack and Linda, and they admired the high standards he maintained in every one of his restaurants. As a tribute to the accomplishment and excellence Rich contributed to the restaurant industry, Jack and Linda named Richie's Real American Diner in his honor.

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Between the fresh food and great service, it didn't take long before the neighboring community of Murrieta, Ca demanded a Richie's for themselves. Today, Richie's Real American Diner can be found in Temecula, Murrieta, Rancho Cucamonga and Palm Desert, although it still remains a family owned and operated business. Jack and Linda opted out of franchising for fear that it would compromise the quality and personality which is what made the Richie's experience so unique. Today, they remain a privately held, family run business and plan to keep it that way.

While dining in a mint green leather booth, don't be surprised if you are paid a visit from Jack or Linda themselves, they love to stop by each table and greet their guests.

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"It's not about the cheapest  ingredients, it's about the best... and we serve the best." Jack and Linda pride themselves on maintaining the highest quality product they can. Their concept is simple: old-fashioned country cookin', using only the best ingredients, served by a friendly, courteous staff member devoted to "pleasin' people." 

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Stop in to Richie's Diner, order a root beer float and say hello to our friends! Jack and Linda wold love to meet you! You can read more about their cover story in the October issue of MyTemecula Magazine.

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Until next time,

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Does your business need a fresh look? The importance of having professional photos to reflect your brand | Inland Empire Commercial Photographer| Stevie Dee Photography

Are you a business owner? Do you have a website? Are you active on social media sites? Now let me ask you this... When was the last time you updated the photos on any of these sites? MD Diet of Temecula Commercial Photography Stevie Dee Photography

Every day people everywhere are using online searches and social media sites to find businesses. The great thing about this,  most of these social media sites are free and website hosting is typically less expensive than running an ad in the yellow pages. The down side to this, your business needs a constant presence online that reflects your business and your brand. Luckily for me, and other photographers, it's easy to have beautiful photos that reflect our work while maintaining our presence online. For other professions, this may not be so easy. There's nothing worse than having horrible photos that reflect your business... But that's just my opinion hehe.

Recently I've had quite a few inquiries from businesses to update their head shots or team photos. Expanding into the commercial side of this industry was something I never really thought about before, but once I started talking to other business owners I knew there was a market for this.

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Owning a business isn't easy, anyone who is self employed or knows someone who is can tell you this. There is a million and one hats you have to wear at all times. Making a good first impression of your business online is so so so important, but I feel it's one area most businesses don't focus on. And this is where you need to contact your local photographer to give your business a fresh new look! Seriously, you won't regret it!

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Thank you MD Diet of Temecula, you and your staff were a pleasure to work with!

Click here to schedule an appointment and update your business website photos!

Until Next time,

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My new Business cards from {The LL Studio}

   

I started working with Lindsey over at The LL Studio last year after another photographer recommended her. She designed my website, blog and now these awesome business cards! I love the fun shape and all the different prints on the back. Totally me!

Lindsey is based out of Oklahoma and does awesome work, so be sure to check her out here: {The LL Studio}

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Thank you Lindsey for all your hard work! I am looking forward to working with you on projects in the future.

Until next time,

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