A Deeper Dive

“A Deeper Dive”  is a weekly podcast from Restaurant Business 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.


The difference between winners and losers in a tough restaurant market

A Deeper Dive: This week's episode of the podcast features James Walker, CEO of Frisch's Restaurants, to talk about the state of the restaurant industry.


What is the future of Red Lobster?

A Deeper Dive: This week’s episode of the Restaurant Business podcast features Victor Fernandez, VP of insights and knowledge for GuestXM, to talk about full-service restaurants.

A Deeper Dive: Here is the transcript for the May 29 podcast with the chief executive of the drive-thru coffee chain, who talks real estate, boba and other topics.

A Deeper Dive: Christine Barone, CEO of the drive-thru beverage chain, joins the podcast to talk about real estate, boba tea and changing drink habits.

A Deeper Dive: Joe Pawlak, managing principal with Technomic, joins the podcast to discuss the Technomic Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report.

A Deeper Dive: Dale Schwartz, the eatertainment chain’s CEO, joins the podcast to talk about the growth of his bowling and bocce concept and its decision to go public via SPAC.

A Deeper Dive: This week’s podcast features a discussion on recent restaurant chain earnings reports, including Wingstop, KFC, Popeyes, Chipotle and Starbucks.

A Deeper Dive: Tom Cindric, president of exhibitions for Informa Connect Foodservice, joins a special episode of the podcast to talk about the upcoming event.

A Deeper Dive: Jim Norberg, CEO of Krispy Krunchy Chicken, joins the podcast to talk about the chain’s rapid growth and how it plans a push into marketing and delivery.

A Deeper Dive: Real estate attorney Stephen Cohen joins the Restaurant Business podcast to talk about the state of restaurant real estate.

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