CEOs of Wing Zone, Focus Brands, Captain D's, Backyard Burgers, Koti Pizza predict industry changes, trends
This year's Fast Casual Executive Summit wrapped up Tuesday night with insights from some of the industry's most successful CEOs.
Executives from 17 countries gathered in London for the 2017 Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit — Europe last week. The event, produced by Networld Media Group, provided the opportunity for more than 100 restaurant leaders to share advice, success stories and discuss how they moved on from failure.
Globalization has created opportunity for American brands in the U.K., where restaurants face many of the same challenges and opportunities as the U.S.
The second annual ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit in September will feature experts with exceptional depth of knowledge in areas of innovation, security, compliance and regulation.
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New products featured at this year's show included labor and energy-efficient features, food safety characteristics, life cycle costs and more.
Alec Frisch, vice president & general manager, Foodservice Division at Georgia Pacific, discusses the company's latest innovations for restaurant operators.
Michael Hagan, COO of LevelUp, discusses the company's mobile payment and loyalty app during the 2012 NRA Show. The app is the second largest of its kind geared toward the restaurant industry.
Noah Glass, founder of web-based online ordering provider OLO, discusses online ordering trends during the 2012 NRA Show in Chicago.
PeopleMatter founder Nate DaPore, and Marley Hodgson, founder of Mad Greens, discuss the PeopleMatter HR SaaS solution. In February, PeopleMatter also launched its Scheduling module, which enables labor forecasting and communication among restaurant employees.
Eric Justice with Culinary Concepts Group discusses culinary trends in the restaurant space. Operators are focusing on authentic ethnic flavors that span from big, bold flavors to those of a more subtle variety.
Mike Handy, founder of GoWaiter.com, talks about the company's delivery service during the 2012 NRA Show. Handy also discusses the delivery trend among QSR chains in the industry.
US Foods' top chef Mark Eggerding discusses culinary trends in foodservice and what the company is going to help restaurants stay relevant.
Front Flip founder Sean Beckner talks about the new customer engagement platform created to help restaurant operators attract and retain guests. Front Flip was an exhibitor at the 2012 National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show in Chicago.
One of the ways Naturally Boulder Products contributes to the food innovation culture is by forcing participants to pitch new ideas every other year to proven industry execs.
The owner of Pizza Gallery & Grill shares some marekting insight at the Pizza Executive Summit.
Social media was a hot topic this week at the Pizza Executive Summit in Chicago, where operators heard from a variety of professionals who use it to help grow their businesses. "You have to incent people to kind of interact...
As the newly named editor of PizzaMarketPlace.com, I was looking forward to attending my first Pizza Executive Summit. I was sure the experience, set in Chicago, would be the perfect place for me to sink my teeth into the pizza industry.
Scott DeFife gives attendees an update on regulatory issues that could affect their businesses.
Mary Ellen Slayter, senior editor of SmartBrief, led a panel discussion titled "Taking the Social Media Leap" at People Report's Summer Camp Workforce Symposium in Dallas last week. Panelists talked about their experiences with intranets, social media policy and viral...