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The Main Course: The Power of Restaurant Narrative in Staffing

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Not every restaurant makes an effort to fully integrate its customer into the experience of eating and enjoying their food. But for those looking for a unique dining experience, plenty of such establishments present unique restaurant narratives. What sort of restaurants emphasize storytelling in their dining, and how do they handle staffing? On this episode…

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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 conditions. Add in a global pandemic, and the recipe for any restaurant owner is one for trying to avoid disaster and keep the doors open. SOMM TV documents Stuckey’s…

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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 beverage clients, startups, and other businesses on a full range of issues, from employment and trade secrets to partnership disputes, intellectual property, and…

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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 dining experience located in seven major cities from Miami to New York, and Montreal to Dubai; Time Out Market. Jay Coldren, COO…

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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 ever-changing restaurant industry.   Being family-friendly is a goal for many restaurants and hospitality brands. They want to appeal to this segment of the population. Talking about…

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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 ever-changing restaurant industry.   There’s never been more demand for on-the-go and delivery options for restaurant customers – and that’s led to a race for optimal solutions…

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From Meal Kits to Fermentation: What Restaurant Trends Will Continue?

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.     The art of cooking and dining…

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Defining Goals, Leveraging Technology, and Planning Ahead are Essential for Successful Promotional Review Meetings
June 20, 2024

Today’s fast-paced business environment demands effective review of promotional content. Ensuring all promotional materials are compliant, accurate, and impactful has become crucial. This necessity has given rise to structured promotional review meetings, a trend essential for maintaining quality and compliance in marketing efforts. These meetings facilitate collaboration, ensure adherence to regulatory standards, and help…

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Moving Forward with Fans First
June 20, 2024

In a compelling conversation on fostering innovation within corporate culture, Jesse Cole of the Savannah Bananas highlights the importance of embracing change as a tool for continuous improvement. Cole underscores that change should not be seen as change for its own sake but as an essential part of striving to better serve customers and…

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Achieving Work-Life Balance and Emotional Sobriety with Matt Seefeld
June 20, 2024

This episode of the Growthwell podcast, hosted by Josh Byrd, focuses on achieving a meaningful work-life balance. The discussion examines trends and personal strategies for balancing professional growth and individual well-being. This episode is particularly relevant in post-COVID work dynamics and the increasing importance of mental health. This episode’s guest is Matt Seefeld, EVP…

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Addressing the Complexities and Opportunities of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA)
June 19, 2024

As the energy sector navigates the first year of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), stakeholders are grappling with evolving guidance and incentives. This pivotal legislation aims to accelerate the energy transition, but with its intricate provisions and requirements, many questions remain. Understanding the IRA’s impact is crucial for developers, investors, and policy-makers striving to…

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Building a Restaurant Concept That Provides Unique Experiences
November 3, 2020

Modern Restaurant Manager Executive Editor and host of MarketScale’s The Main Course Barbara Castiglia was joined for this episode by a guest who’s gone to the dogs – literally. FreeRange Concepts Co-Founder Kyle Noonan has an extensive resume chock-full of experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry and, alongside Co-Founder Josh Sepkowitz, has crafted…

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What are Restaurant Owners Challenges Right Now?
October 20, 2020

On this episode of The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia and Mike Whatley, Vice President, State and Local Affairs for the National Restaurant Association, discussed the wide range of challenges facing restaurants during this period of reopening and efforts being made to help owners and operators address them. In particular, the duo tackled how restaurants…

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Titletown Entertainment District Enhanced with Cutting-Edge Digital Signage
October 15, 2020

GREEN BAY, WI — SNA Displays recently manufactured two indoor direct-view LED displays for the Titletown Entertainment District in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The LED display provider worked with partner and AV integrator Camera Corner Connecting Point (CCCP) which provided project management and general oversight of the project. Titletown is a 45-acre destination entertainment complex next to Lambeau Field, home to…

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What New Trends are Taking Over Restaurants
September 24, 2020

In this bonus clip from the premier of Run the Pass, The Main Course host and Executive Editor of Modern Restaurant Management magazine, Barbara Castiglia, sat down with Tyler Kern to explore the entirety of COVID-19’s effect on the restaurant industry – and it’s a large one. In terms of family-owned restaurants, the pandemic…

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NYC Adds Dining Out Tax in an Effort to Help Restaurants
September 22, 2020

Small business restaurants have been particularly hard hit by COVID’s lockdown measures. In NYC, a COVID hotspot, restaurants have only recently reopened to limited capacity. As the weather cools and outdoor dining becomes more difficult, restaurants face continued revenue obstacles. According to Food & Wine, the city aims to combat this economic hardship by allowing…

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Restaurant Owners Weigh In on the Future of Food Delivery
August 4, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic ravaged most businesses, but one small sector experienced incredible growth—food delivery service providers. Apps like Uber Eats, Postmates, Seamless, DoorDash and others have become essential services in a socially distanced world. As restaurants slowly creep back to operation, will delivery become a permanent model of their business? Powered by RedCircle Business Casual…

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Beyond Technology: How Technology is Transforming the Restaurant & Dining Industry
December 5, 2019

The wave of technology sweeping the globe is leaving no stone unturned, including in the restaurant and dining industry. In fact, technology has transformed the way we order, dine out and hit the drive-thru. On this episode of Beyond Technology: The Experience Podcast we unpack how new tech can leverage the dining experience or, alternatively,…

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