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Jollibee Has the Mission to be a Top Five Restaurant Group in the World

Barbara Castiglia interviews Maribeth Dela Cruz, President of Jollibee North America, to discuss Jollibee and its presence in North America. Jollibee is on the fastest growing Asian Read more

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Recognizing the Value of the Skilled Trades
February 1, 2023

People value skilled trades for the everyday necessities they bring to life. From plumbing to electrical, machinists, and construction, trades play a vital role worldwide. They make the world happen. Unfortunately, there is a growing gap in the skilled trades workforce, despite high wages, employer-funded training, readily available positions, and the opportunity to apply […]

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Inflation Rates Ease, But Long-Term Contracts Keep Prices High
February 1, 2023

With inflation rates easing and shipping costs dropping along with several commodities (not eggs), consumers may be wondering why they haven’t seen a noticeable price difference yet. Blame it on supplier contracts. A typical procurement practice is shoring up supplier contracts in advance, which means prices could hold for several months. The longer high prices […]

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The Trend of Procuring Online Education Intervention Solutions
February 1, 2023

Education systems that have taken a metered approach towards spending for instruction materials are also using this methodology to procure online education intervention solutions. Estimates put the overall global Online Tutoring Market at 6.52 Billion in 2021, and experts believe that number could reach over 19 Billion a year by 2030. And while online […]

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Jollibee Has the Mission to be a Top Five Restaurant Group in the World
June 27, 2022

Barbara Castiglia interviews Maribeth Dela Cruz, President of Jollibee North America, to discuss Jollibee and its presence in North America. Jollibee is on the fastest growing Asian restaurant companies in the world. Cruz has been with the Jollibee company for thirty years and has worked her way from shift manger to her current role as […]

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Is it Time to Reinvent the Drive-Thru?
November 17, 2021

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 one organic, vegetarian burger at a time. In this episode of The Main Course, Host Barbara Castiglia sat down with the President of Amy’s Drive-Thru, David Wolfgram, to […]

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What Drives An Effective Loyalty Program? Figuring Out the “Magic Formula.”
October 8, 2021

The QSR industry is one that is full of endless possibilities when it comes to the customer experience. In this clip of an upcoming episode of The Main Course, Barbara Castigila speaks with Peter Klayman who is the QSR and Restaurant Practice Lead at Bottle Rocket about the QSR customer experience. The two talk […]

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New Taco Bell Defy Goes Touchless on its Drive Thru
August 16, 2021

It’s all the buzz as the future of fast food, as Taco Bell is ready to revolutionize the drive-thru. Taco Bell Defy is a new concept from the famous chain, and they’re set to break ground on the first store later this month in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. The future of fast-food drive-thrus just might be […]

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Creating A Vibe With Chronic Tacos
August 9, 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.   On this episode of Run The Pass, Host Andre […]

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Walmart Closing Most In-Store McDonald’s By Summer’s End
May 26, 2021

The pandemic is forcing retailers to rethink their strategy to their brick-and-mortar locations. One of those retailers, Walmart, has already closed several in-store McDonald’s locations they consider their physical partnerships. On this episode of Marketscale TV, Voice of B2B, Daniel Litwin talked with Prof. Ed Fox, Professor of Marketing, Director, JCPenney Center for Retail Excellence […]

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Do Debt-Free Degree Programs Work For Fast Food Employees?
April 19, 2021

Chipotle dropped the news it will allow their employees to go to college tuition-free if they major in Agriculture, Culinary, or Hospitality degree programs. They are not the first QSR to launch a program like this: McDonald’s and Taco Bell also offer some form of tuition assistance. When given a critical analysis, do programs like […]

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Competition Heats Up as Technology Transforms the QSR Industry
March 10, 2021

By now you are probably accustomed to all new ways to get fast food. Companies are trying out everything from voice assistants, smart menu boards, automated ordering and now they can even take payments with facial recognition. It is the fast food digital revolution… and the competition is fierce. So who is at the […]

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Will Every Restaurant Have a Celebrity Chef?
March 1, 2021

How do you get your customers to talk about your business naturally? There is no magic formula, but the key to success is media. Building a channel for your fans to engage with furthers brand and their experience. No one knows this better than Tiffany Derry. Derry has been a mainstay on Top Chef, […]

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