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Introducing The Main Course with Barbara Castiglia
MarketScale’s food and beverage publication just got even tastier with The Main Course, a podcast that will explore in great depth the intense and competitive modern restaurant industry. Food is Read more
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A Magazine Editor’s Take on Tech in Hospitality with Barbara Castiglia of Modern Restaurant Management
  The hospitality industry isn't known for being bleeding edge in adopting new technology. In fact, restaurants and hotels often run on first-generation point of sale software, but that's Read more
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The Four Things Restaurants Can Do to Cope With Inflation This Summer
With the rise of gas prices around the country, it’s not unsurprising to see the price at the pump and inflation starting to affect other industries, including the restaurant Read more
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Coffee Entrepreneur Discusses How He Has Helped Establish One of the Most Popular Chains in the Midwest
  The co-CEO and co-founder of Biggby Coffee, Mike McFall, talked with host Barbara Castiglia of the podcast “The Main Course,” about the rise of his coffee chain. Founded in Read more
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How Restaurants Can Continue to Create Value in an Inflationary World
Barbara Castiglia, Executive Editor of Modern Restaurant Management, shares insights into the restaurant industry and the current battle with inflation in today's society. There Read more
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What Will it Mean for Restaurants to Enter the Metaverse?
What would you do for a chance to live a second life? The answer doesn’t have to be big - because the opportunity to do so is here and now and easy to access. Coined in popular Read more
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What a Dip in Veganism Popularity Means for the Food and Beverage Industry
Key Insights: In 2022, 5% of respondents were vegan in the Statista Survey. Harris Poll in 2020 found that about 3% of U.S. were vegan. New data finds vegan and vegan related google Read more
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Can NFT Restaurants Elevate the Dining Experience?
What a restaurant can do and be is shifting. In an increasingly digitized world, it's pertinent for the success of a restaurant to continue to be on the frontier of Read more
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Burnout is a Concern in the Hospitality Industry But How Does Your Team Address It?
  Healthy Pour is a consultancy whose mission is to improve the mental health and well-being of individuals, communities, and organizations within the hospitality and adjacent Read more
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Using Data to Create a Smarter Restaurant
Jessica Valenzuela conceptualized the GoGoGuest system while using the free wifi at cafes around Europe. What started as a wifi marketing solution has evolved into a more Read more
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Preserving and Protecting Restaurants as an Important Piece of Culture
Food is essential to our everyday life. But it is also more than that. With so many varieties of dishes and cultures to explore, food is a gateway to understanding, connection, Read more
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Customer Perception of Pricing is Hurting Quick Service Restaurants
The restaurant industry has evolved and managed rapid changes over the past few years. To keep up to date today, there are two words that QSR owners and operators need to know: Trading Read more
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How AI and Robotics are Enhancing the Guest Experience
Key Insights: Major US restaurant chains lead the charge in embracing technology. By piloting different systems restaurants can streamline and automate dining. As technology trickles Read more
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Helping Restaurant Owners Make Informed Decisions Through Data
  While technology isn’t new, its addition into the restaurant industry has been slow and hesitant. However, the increasing use of automation is driving changes in the Read more
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How QSR’s Have to Navigate Shortages & Inflation
Wing It On! is a QSR brand focused on providing chicken lovers with better wings and sandwiches in a takeout and delivery model. Matt Ensero, Wing It On’s CEO, launched his first Read more
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StudioDoc: Menus of the Future
In the age of technology, consumer needs have continued to increase; the restaurant industry is revolutionizing to keep up. Quick serve restaurants, or QSR’s, are among the Read more
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Can Seafood Really Be As Accessible As The Corner Bar?
Can seafood really be as accessible as the corner bar? Shuckin’ Shack was designed on this premise of making seafood an everyday menu item as opposed to the white tablecloth service. Read more
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Advances In Manufacturing Makes Plant-Based More Viable But Will It Take Over?
After 15 years as a mechanical engineer in the aerospace industry, Christie Lagally decided to utilize her skills to champion plant-based foods. Barbara Castiglia spoke Lagally, Read more
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Master Sommelier Shares Why He Helped Create the Independent Restaurant Coalition In A New Documentary
  Colorado restauranteur Bobby Stuckey, Partner & Master Sommelier at Frasca Food and Wine, knows the challenges of making a restaurant a success under normal economic Read more
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The Legal Issues Restaurants Need to Face Head on in 2022
Pooja Nair, Partner at Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP, is not only a business litigator for the food and beverage sector; she’s a problem solver. Through her work, Nair advises food and Read more
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Curating a Dining Adventure That Brings Together a Cities Iconic Tastes Under One Roof
  People familiar with Time Out Magazine may already be familiar with the Time Out brand and what that brings to the table. And lately, that table can be found in a unique Read more
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How One Restaurant is Spicing Up a Popular Fast Food Classic
  In this episode of The Main Course, Barbara Castiglia speaks with Big Chicken’s CEO Josh Halpern to learn about the disruption this franchise is posed to cause franchises Read more
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Why a Restaurant’s Digital Footprint is a Main Metric for Fiscal Success
Barbara Castiglia spoke with Savneet Singh, president and CEO of Par, a software and hardware solutions company for the restaurant industry, about the importance of technology to Read more
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As Delivery Apps Spread, Innovating the Last Mile Remains an End Goal
Host Barbara Castiglia welcomed to The Main Course Yariv Bash, CEO of Flytrex, to discuss an innovation in food delivery that has long been on the radar, but whose growth has been Read more
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How a Guatemalan Chicken Restaurant Acquired New Diners and Kept Them
The fast-casual chicken market has a lot of competition in the U.S. That hasn’t stopped Campero USA from growing and winning over consumers. The Guatemalan brand has achieved great Read more
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How A&W Floated Through the Pandemic Without Laying Off a Single Employee
  As arguably the oldest franchise brand, A&W is known for its classic root beer floats, but many aren’t aware of the many other options they offer at their many franchised Read more
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The Tools Restaurants Will Need to Reach Their 2022 Goals
  Before technology entered the restaurant industry, commercial businesses had to rely on cash registers. The first industry to adopt a point of sale (POS) system were retail Read more
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50% of Online Shoppers Abandon Their Cart. What’s Making Them So Flaky?
  Host Barbara Castiglia talks the latest restaurant technology with Zuppler’s Founder and CEO, Shiva Srinivasan. Zuppler, an online ordering management company, serves Read more
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“The Employee is My First Customer.” Strategies for Restaurant Success from Legacy Restaurateur
  Author, restaurant owner and hospitality industry expert Barry Jessurun discussed his book, life lessons, and tips for restaurant success with Host Barbara Castiglia on The Read more
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Why Are McDonald’s Ice Cream Machines Seemingly Always Down?
  Key Points 86 Repairs utilizes technology for data-centric decisioning in restaurant industry. Restaurant industry lacks data to utilize preventative maintenance Read more
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Is it Time to Reinvent the Drive-Thru?
  Traditional American fast food is perceived by many to be inevitably unhealthy; however, it doesn’t have to be. Amy’s Kitchen is reinventing the classic American drive-thru Read more
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When It Comes to Customer Data, What Do Restaurants Really Need to Capture?
  Key Points: QSRs experienced a quick, major disruption during pandemic. Technology and data are pivotal to QSR success. Bottle Rocket helped build the Read more
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How Paris Baguette Maintains Quality Across Its Stores
  Key Points: Paris Baguette has nearly 4000 bakery-cafes worldwide. They maintain standards by having regular store audits. They also constantly train, film and, Read more
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How Can Restaurants Capitalize on Digital Orders?
  Acceleration of restaurant technology adoption isn’t slowing down. The rush to adapt during the pandemic is still occurring, with new guest expectations and operational Read more
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Helping Restaurants of All Sizes with the Restaurant Repair Process
  Running a restaurant is hard work, especially if you're a small business operating on thin margins. The expected parts of those workloads and margins are one thing; Read more
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QSR’s Are Struggling to Cope with Record High Food Costs While Maintaining High Quality
The chicken wing shortage from earlier this summer continues to impact the food & beverage industry, leaving suppliers and restaurants scrambling to respond. This could only Read more
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Technology is Helping Restaurants During a Labor Shortage. Do Patrons Feel the Same?
  As customers, we've all grown accustom to using QR codes to pull up digital menus on our devices, and that doesn't look to be going away with an emphasis on touchless Read more
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Innovating Technology Into the First Meal of the Day
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Rethinking Your Restaurant’s Digital Presence
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Indian Fast-Casual Brand Wants You to Eat Anywhere You Want
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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The Journey To Own The Roy Rogers Brand
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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How to Ensure Your Restaurant Engages with Families and Children
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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What’s Next for New York City Restaurants?
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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The Symbiotic Relationship between Hospitality, Foodservice and Travel
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Getting Back to Basics in the Health Market
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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How Has Guest Behavior Evolved?
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Using Data To Take The Guesswork Out Of Price Increases
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Using Data To Leverage The Customer Experience
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Underutilized Spaces Are the Next Frontier for Independent Restaurants
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Why One Popular Chain is Bullish on Franchising in 2022
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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When it Comes to Comfort Food, Junior’s Takes the Cake
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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The Laws and Regulations You Need to Know Before Opening Your Ghost Kitchen
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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How the Food Industry Can Cater to a Growing Focus on Health and Wellness
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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How One Restaurant Chain Rides the Green Wave
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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How To Turn Around A Restaurant With The Restaurant Coach
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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How to Put Your Restaurant Franchise’s Growth on the Front Burner
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Are Modular Marketplaces the New Must-Have Amenity?
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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How Nathan’s Famous Gave Its Old Dogs Some New Tricks for the Younger Generation
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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How the Pandemic Reshaped Restaurants’ ECommerce Business
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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How Can Your Restaurant Engineer More ‘Wow’ Moments
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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All the Trimmings: How to Build a Holistic Restaurant Concept and Brand
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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A Better Way to Close Your Tab
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Fogo de Chão’s CEO Plans to Reenergize Experiential Dining
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Restaurant Hygiene Standards Should Remain High Even After the Pandemic Fades
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating Read more
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What’s Inside New Hybrid Ghost Kitchens
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Why Restaurants Should Tap Into the Meatless Monday Movement
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Ecommerce’s Role in the Booming Global Coffee Industry
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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A Future of Meat without Animals? It’s Closer than You Think.
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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How Your Restaurant Can Step Up the Restaurant Experience with Data
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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What Does It Mean to Be a Wealthy Franchisee?
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Gift Cards Don’t Have to be Boring, Use AR to Virtually Gift an Actual Item
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Adding Franchisee Input to Update an Iconic Brand
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Is Business Dining Ready for a Resurgence?
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Barbecue Chain Leverages Data to Brighten Customer Experiences
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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How Did Some Restaurant Chains Grow During the Pandemic?
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Navigating the Legalities for Restaurants
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
The Weekly Scale: March 22nd 2021
  This week at MarketScale, we answered the business versus leisure travel debate, deep fried the world of QSR, and got ready to debut the trailer for the second season of Read more
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Adding Heart to the Franchise Business Model
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Restaurants Enjoy Start of Post-Reopening Boom
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
The Weekly Scale: March 15th 2021
    This week at MarketScale, we debuted our brand new website — and it might just be the best content hub in B2B. We also set the table for QSR and EdTech, Read more
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How Oracle Empowers Restaurants to Go Mobile with Flexible Technology
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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What Restaurants Need to Know About Cybersecurity
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Optimizing Restaurant Staffing to Stay Agile in an Evolving Industry
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Restaurant Operations Guru on How to Win the Takeout Game
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Pairing the Playlist with Your Restaurant’s Atmosphere
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Mixing Up Beverage-To-Go Programs
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Reviewing Super Bowl Food Ads: Who Scored?
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Keeping up with the Unlimited Demand of Delivery and Curbside
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Revamping Restaurants Beverage Programs with Healthier Options
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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How AI is Predicting Restaurant Needs
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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How Employees Are Managing Crisis Communications for Restaurants
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Bringing Optimism Back to the Restaurant Industry
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Is the Vegan Takeover of Fast Food Coming in 2021?
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Why Burger Flipping Robots are Revolutionizing Quick-Serve Restaurants
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Restaurant’s Digital Embrace Enhances Experiences
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Dining Concepts Get Virtual Shakeup
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Powerful Digital Presences Are Transforming Foodservice and Hospitality
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Is Email the Secret Sauce of Marketing for Restaurants?
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Driving Restaurant Connectivity and Innovation
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more
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Creating a (Jamba) Juicy Future
Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more