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The Retired CEO of YUM! Brands Has the New Goal of Developing the Next Generation of Leaders

The Retired CEO of YUM! Brands Has the New Goal of Developing the Next Generation of Leaders
  David Novak was the first of his family to graduate from college. He studied journalism at the University of Missouri and started working in advertising. After a few turns Read more

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Data Privacy Lawsuits Sweeping the Healthcare and Tech Sectors and What They Mean for the Industry
December 7, 2022

Data privacy lawsuits have rapidly increased in the healthcare and technology sectors in recent years, in part due to the increasing demand for access to sensitive medical data as well as the emergence of innovative products and services that rely on personal information. Since these attacks have occurred, companies have been forced to rethink […]

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Legalized Sports Betting Could Benefit the US Economy
December 7, 2022

Sports betting has continued to explode in the U.S. despite the reticence of many states to legalize the practice. One of the benefits cited by proponents of legalized sports betting is the tax revenue that states are able to collect. A recent piece in D Magazine analyzed just how much a state like Texas […]

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Will the Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend Revenue Continue Through the Rest of the Holiday Season?
December 7, 2022

This year, retailers kicked off the holiday season early with deals beginning prior to Thanksgiving weekend. The encouragement from retailer sales to have consumers begin their holiday shopping early, has made some impact with this year breaking record revenue over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales prove positive in predicting […]

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The Retired CEO of YUM! Brands Has the New Goal of Developing the Next Generation of Leaders
May 23, 2022

David Novak was the first of his family to graduate from college. He studied journalism at the University of Missouri and started working in advertising. After a few turns in his career, Novak found joy in working in the restaurant industry. He eventually co-founded Yum! Brands and acted successfully as CEO for many years. […]

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Helping Restaurant Owners Make Informed Decisions Through Data
April 25, 2022

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 industry. Founder and President of CrunchTime! Bill Bellissimo has recognized the importance of technology for over 25 years. Bellissimo chats with The Main Course host Barbara Castiglia about […]

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Can Seafood Really Be As Accessible As The Corner Bar?
March 21, 2022

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. The company’s CEO Jonathan Weathington joined The Main Course host Barbara Castiglia to share the company’s story and his thoughts on franchising. While Shuckin’ Shack is a […]

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Innovating Technology Into the First Meal of the Day
August 10, 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.   While having a robust to-go strategy is imperative for almost all restaurants now, many full-service locations weren’t prioritizing until the pandemic. The Main […]

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Wingstop Shares Tumble After Chicken Wing Prices Start Soaring
July 28, 2021

(Bloomberg) — Wingstop Inc. is falling Wednesday despite a strong earnings report as investors increasingly fear inflationary risks as the price of chicken wings keeps rising. The Dallas-based chain saw its shares plunge as much as 10% at the open before bouncing back. They were down 4.5% at around noon. Price hikes could pressure its […]

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Democratization of AI Will Speed Up the Digital Transformation
April 9, 2021

Jerry Abiog is Co-founder and CMO of Standard Insights, and he shared his thoughts on the future of food and beverage and digital transformation. “So, what I see going on in the future in the world of the food and beverage industry is the acceleration of digital transformation as the world comes out of […]

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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, especially in personalizing and modernizing the […]

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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 many twists and […]

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What Restaurants Need to Know About Cybersecurity
March 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.   Providing angles on all types of topics for restaurants is the goal of The Main Course. Host Barbara Castiglia spoke with litigator and […]

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