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“A Deeper Dive” from Restaurant Business is a weekly podcast dedicated to going in-depth on the most pressing challenges and opportunities restaurant operators face today.

Each Wednesday, our audience will hear from restaurant industry leaders – from Chipotle to Pincho Factory and Firehouse Subs to McDonald’s. Deep dives into hot topics, from delivery to discounting and marketing to menu, will give operators the latest information and solutions to drive their businesses. Restaurant Business will also bring you expert industry trends and sales analysis from data partner Technomic, and debates and expertise from RB editors.

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Can Papa John’s recover from John Schnatter controversy?

Restaurant Business' Peter Romeo and Jonathan Maze weigh in on the dispute and where the chain goes from here in this special edition of “A Deeper Dive.”

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Smashburger’s Tom Ryan dishes on the burger wars

In the latest edition of RB's podcast, "A Deeper Dive," we also talk about Chipotle’s recovery from food safety-related sales challenges.

Also on this week’s episode of “A Deeper Dive,” RB revisits some times when executives got their brands into trouble.

A report says the two held merger talks before John Schnatter’s resignation, which says a lot about both companies, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

On this week’s episode of "A Deeper Dive," Subway’s VP of North America talks real estate, and we talk about the future of takeout.

On this week’s episode of "A Deeper Dive," Subway’s VP of North America talks real estate, and we talk about the future of takeout.

In a special episode of RB’s podcast, "A Deeper Dive," Technomic's Robert Byrne talks about Papa John’s reputation challenges.

Chad Schafer, McDonald’s senior director of menu innovation, discusses the chain’s improvement efforts in "A Deeper Dive."

In its latest episode, "A Deeper Dive" provides highlights from the growth-oriented Restaurant Directions conference.

In the latest episode of RB's "A Deeper Dive," IHOP President Darren Rebelez talks about the company’s buzzy burger-centric move.