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Sara Rush Wirth

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Sara Rush Wirth is Executive 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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As the definition of hospitality changes, so too should how operators think about technology.

Experts in the restaurant technology field descended on Orlando, Fla., this week to talk trends, vendors, pain points and more. Here’s a look at some of those insights.

Operators-turned-investors share what they always ask before putting dollars into technology.

The cashierless concept plans to expand to 3,000 units by 2021.

Domino’s, TGI Fridays and Zume Pizza are honored as Tech Accelerator Award winners by Restaurant Business.

Earlier this year, Restaurant Business took a peek behind the curtain at the Italian chain's popular annual promo.

Consumers are snacking more often, often depending on restaurants for food between meals. Still, diners aren't yet satisfied with what's available. Recent data shows how snacking desires are changing—and where opportunities might lie.

The delivery giant strategically adds the digital ordering and loyalty platform to its portfolio.

Consumers have new expectations and desires from limited-service restaurants, and sales results are reflecting that, finds data from Technomic.

New data from Technomic shows changes in millennial behavior, which can be directly linked to a need for convenience.

Trout? Harper? Judge? Step aside, MLB. Here are the real standouts to watch this summer, as determined by some critical fans.