Barbara Castiglia

Executive Editor Modern Restaurant Management

Barbara Castiglia is a leading authority on restaurant and QSR news, restaurant management, and the intricacies of the food & beverage market. As the Executive Editor of Modern Restaurant Management, she possesses a multifaceted skill set as a Writer/Editor and Content Creator. With a rich background spanning newspaper, magazine, television, and online platforms, Castiglia has showcased her expertise in writing, editing, and design. She is renowned for her creativity, consistently transforming concepts into print, steering content direction, tailoring copy for specific audiences, and crafting and formatting layouts. Beyond her technical skills, Castiglia is an exceptional communicator with a strong grasp of business insights. She is a composed professional known for her effective multitasking abilities. In high-pressure, deadline-driven settings, she not only emphasizes product quality but also ensures results are delivered within stringent budgetary constraints.

Bachelor’s Degree, American Studies/ Culture and Communications 1985 - 1988
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Improved AI Technology is Going to Change How Efficient QSRs Are For Customers and Driving Profits

Barbara Castiglia - December 12, 2023

Quick service restaurants (QSRs) and AI are becoming indispensable for improving efficiency, customer satisfaction, and revenue. AI streamlines order processing, enhances inventory management, personalizes customer experiences, optimizes workforce deployment, and adapts quickly to market trends.

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Food & Beverage

Jewish Culinary Traditions Keep Culture Alive Through Food and Storytelling

Barbara Castiglia - September 15, 2023

In recent years, theres been a vibrant resurgence in celebrating and preserving cultural heritage. As the world becomes more interconnected, there's a wonderful opportunity to share and relish the diverse traditions that make each culture unique.

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Food & Beverage

Creating Generational Wealth: Untapping the Potential of Franchising

Barbara Castiglia - September 11, 2023

Creating generational wealth is a goal for many, yet it seems increasingly unobtainable in recent years. One path still open to make those goals a reality is in the world of franchising.

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Food & Beverage

A Look at the American Classic, The Cheesesteak, with Pat’s King of Steaks’ Frank E. Olivieri

Barbara Castiglia - August 25, 2023

The Main Course host, Barbara Castiglia, sat down with Frank E. Olivieri, the owner of the iconic Pats King of Steaks in Philadelphia.

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Food & Beverage

With Sophisticated Restaurant Scams Plaguing the Industry, Can Businesses Stop the Deception?

Barbara Castiglia - August 20, 2023

Barbara CastigliaThe restaurant industry, already grappling with the challenges of the pandemic, now faces another menace: sophisticated restaurant scams. As eateries worldwide strive to recover, many of them fall prey to scammers.

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Food & Beverage

The Essential Elements of Restaurant Design

Barbara Castiglia - August 14, 2023

On The Main Course, hosted by Barbara Castiglia, Ray Chung, the Director of Design at The Johnson Studio at Cooper Carry, delves into the intricate art of restaurant design. From the importance of lighting and acoustics to the essence of storytelling in creating an ambiance, Chung emphasizes the need for a holistic approach.

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