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FastCasual.com, PizzaMarketplace.com and QSRweb.com takes a look back of some video highlights from last month's National Restaurant Association Show at Chicago's McCormick Place.
In the video, JTM Food Group shows off some of its new menu developments, while Coca-Cola's Scott Mulkey calls the company's Vitamin Water one of its biggest innovations.
SCA's Suzanne Cohen shows off its new two-wet wipe system, that replaces the traditional rag/spray table cleaning system.
"The server can have it with them and pull it out when they need to clean the table. They can discreetly, nicely clean the table and throw it away without sprays getting into anyone's food," Cohen said.
Henny Penny's Paul Demczak showcased the company's new pressure fryer system that uses significantly less oil, while Dann Woellert highlight's the company's new combi with a chef's touch operating system, which features a barcode scanner that can call up recipes.
Employees also get a food and drink credit, medical and dental insurance and tips, which all resulted to a 3.2-percent increase to the brand's bottom line.
John Offerdahl, former Miami Dolphins linebacker and owner of Offerdahl’s Café Grill, discusses how the lessons he learned from playing in the NFL helps him run his business.
Fast casual is pervasive, persistent and is starting to cover all categories, said Smashburger Founder Tom Ryan.
The fast casual industry has grown by 600 percent over the past 15 years, and that’s because it knows the secret to attracting and keeping customers.
C-level execs from Kudo Corporation, Corner Bakery Café, Giardino Gourmet Salads and Supply Chain Services discuss how to ensure profitable growth, including building an efficient supply chain.
Jim Mizes, COO of Blaze Pizza, shares insight how his company uses technology to reach customers.
Christina Coy, VP of marketing for Pie Five, discusses how the brand uses social media, YouTube and mobile marketing to connect and engage millennials.
From an Under Armour installation that tests athletic ability to a Warby Parker photo booth experience, interactive customer experience was the order of the day at the inaugural Interactive Customer Experience Summit, held June 28-30 at the Sofitel Chicago Water Tower.
Although the NRA reported that more than 60,000 foodservice providers attended its show last month in Chicago, we knew thousands of others weren't able to make it. In this video, Cherryh Butler, senior editor of FastCasual.com, brings the show to those in the industry who weren't there.
Execs from Peerless and Nextep discuss how operators can benefit from using DMBs.
Uncle Maddio's director of operations, Scott Goodrich, and CEO Matt Andrew discuss how hot the fast casual pizza industry is and what's helped the brand succeed in such a competitive market.
Jared Miller, CTO for the Atlanta Falcons, discusses how mobile can be used to create personalized experiences even when the customer isn't using their device.