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.

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Why tipping is so important to restaurant employees

A Deeper Dive: This week’s podcast focuses on tipping from the view of the restaurant employee, and why they like them at both full-service and limited-service restaurants.

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A look into third-party delivery, virtual brands and ghost kitchens

A Deeper Dive: Senior Editor Joe Guszkowski joins the podcast to talk about the future of some of the biggest pandemic trends in the restaurant tech space and where they’re headed.

A Deeper Dive: Restaurant consultant John Gordon joins the podcast this week to discuss changes at Subway, its potential sale and who will buy the fast-food sandwich chain.

A Deeper Dive: Jose Armario, CEO of the fast-food chicken chain, joins the podcast to talk about the brand’s performance and its future, including the direction of its menu. Also: Pizza, Corner Bakery's bankruptcy and M&A.

A Deeper Dive: Matt Newberg, founder of the food technology media platform Hngry, joins the RB podcast to talk automation and the future of restaurants. Also: comments on profits, EVs and the weather.

A Deeper Dive: Cameron Mitchell, founder of Cameron Mitchell Restaurants, joins the RB podcast to talk about building culture, the state of fine dining and chocolate milkshakes.

A Deeper Dive: RB Menu Trends Columnist Nancy Kruse joins Jonathan Maze on the podcast to discuss why plant-based meats haven't quite fulfilled their sales promise.

A Deeper Dive: David Bloom, chief development officer for Capriotti’s and Wing Zone, discusses the chains’ recent combination, franchising and food costs.

A Deeper Dive: Lori Rakoczy, associate principal with Technomic, joins the Restaurant Business podcast to discuss the impact inflation is having on restaurant customers.

A Deeper Dive: John Dikos, CEO of the chain, and VP of Finance and Strategy Adam Sanders join the podcast to talk about the 20-unit chain and its growth potential.

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