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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 ever-changing restaurant industry.   Technology is a crucial component of restaurant recovery. Augmented reality (AR) has many applications to drive value, 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
Food & Beverage
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
Food & Beverage
Navigating Diverse Food Scenes and Elevating Kitchen Culture
From new technologies and changing food trends to supply chains and innovative concepts, the restaurant industry is everchanging. Host Andre Natera shares kitchens, plates and stories with food Read more
Food & Beverage
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
Food & Beverage
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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Meet the Chef who Created Tom Brady’s TB12 Nutrition Manual
From new technologies and changing food trends to supply chains and innovative concepts, the restaurant industry is everchanging. Host Andre Natera shares kitchens, plates and stories with food Read more

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How Will the NFT Market Shake Up Auction Houses?
April 9, 2021
Their primary practice is based around asset protection, trusts & estates, as well as representing high net-worth individuals like art collectors, designers, wine importers & producers, and Read more
Why Credentialing Platforms Have to Fill the Void in Job Skills that Universities Are Creating
April 9, 2021
Numbers are up across the board for employer-based credential programs as companies develop a robust parallel higher education infrastructure. Research out of credentialing platform Credly found that Read more
The Longterm Impact of Retail Closures in 2021
April 9, 2021
  The CEO of Mainvest, Nick Matthews, discusses big news out of the Bureau of Labor Statistics on massive incoming retail closures in 2021. He breaks down which sectors are most impacted, but Read more
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Gift Cards Don’t Have to be Boring, Use AR to Virtually Gift an Actual Item
April 8, 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 ever-changing restaurant industry.   Technology is a crucial component of restaurant recovery. Augmented reality (AR) has many applications to drive value, Read more
Adding Franchisee Input to Update an Iconic Brand
April 6, 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 ever-changing restaurant industry.   Iconic brands create experiences for their customers. That’s the feeling many Californians have about Fosters Freeze, Read more
Navigating Diverse Food Scenes and Elevating Kitchen Culture
April 5, 2021
From new technologies and changing food trends to supply chains and innovative concepts, the restaurant industry is everchanging. Host Andre Natera shares kitchens, plates and stories with food and beverage superstars, preparing a new dish and offering valuable insights from the front lines of the culinary industry.     A chef's journey can take Read more
Is Business Dining Ready for a Resurgence?
April 1, 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 ever-changing restaurant industry.   Is business dining making a comeback after being hit hard by the pandemic? Industry expert and Dinova CEO Alison Galik Read more
Barbecue Chain Leverages Data to Brighten Customer Experiences
March 30, 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 ever-changing restaurant industry.   The Main Course is talking barbecue and big data today. Host Barbara Castiglia chatted with Joe Tenczar, Chief Strategy Read more
Meet the Chef who Created Tom Brady’s TB12 Nutrition Manual
March 29, 2021
From new technologies and changing food trends to supply chains and innovative concepts, the restaurant industry is everchanging. Host Andre Natera shares kitchens, plates and stories with food and beverage superstars, preparing a new dish and offering valuable insights from the front lines of the culinary industry.   Being a traditional chef was a Read more
How Did Some Restaurant Chains Grow During the Pandemic?
March 25, 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 ever-changing restaurant industry.   How did some restaurant chains grow during the pandemic? They had to pivot and meet new customer demands to answer the Read more
How INSITE Solves Manufacturer COVID-19 Challenges
March 24, 2021
Because of the pandemic, more people are opting for food from retailers rather than restaurants, which has increased the demand for packaged food. But, although business is booming for food and beverage manufacturers, these companies are also experiencing workforce challenges and safety risks due to the very nature of their work. Todd Davis, Manager of Read more
Navigating the Legalities for Restaurants
March 23, 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 ever-changing restaurant industry.   The Main Course brings a new perspective to the world of restaurants by looking at the legalities involved in operating Read more