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Sara Rush Wirth

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Sara Rush Wirth is managing editor at Restaurant Business, where she plans and contributes to the magazine, website and e-newsletters. Sara’s background in food writing includes both foodservice and culinary experiences. Prior to joining Restaurant Business, Sara was an editor in the cookbook department for Publications International. Previously, she was on the editorial team at Technomic, a market-research firm within the foodservice industry.

Sara studied English at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She also received her professional cookery certificate from Kendall College in Chicago. Sara currently resides in Chicago.

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In the first episode of Restaurant Business' podcast, "A Deeper Dive," Chipotle's chief restaurant officer details current efforts to improve the chain’s operations.

Restaurant Business offers a sneak peek at this year's Future 50 emerging brands.

Forward-thinking operators and suppliers are already finding solutions to today’s biggest issues.

Follow along with Restaurant Business for top coverage of updates and insights.

On-trend flavors can help drive interest—and sales—at the bar.

Chief Restaurant Officer Scott Boatwright talks to Restaurant Business about how he’s working to turn around Chipotle’s operations.

The chain goes beyond soda and lemonade to drive sales for the alcohol-free crowd.

While some operators fear sales cannibalization, the data shows that, in most cases, the concern doesn’t bear out.

The chain reportedly sat on information about the web vulnerability, which sources outside the brand say could have exposed the records of millions of customers.

The restaurant executive table, and talks around it, must evolve to keep up, says RB Managing Editor Sara Rush Wirth.

Managing Editor Sara Rush takes a look at the intersection of off-premise and tech.

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