management

Distribution center to expand

FLORIDA (May 7, 2010)—U.S. Foodservice plans to expand its Port Orange distribution facility to more than 400,000 square feet, merging the company's Ormond...

Lights, camera, action!

Planning, communication, delegation and follow-through are essential elements for all management positions. This is not easy considering the myriad tasks and emergencies that pop up during a typical restaurant shift.

GLENDALE, CA (October 20, 2010)—IHOP, one of America's favorite restaurants for breakfast, lunchand dinner, celebrated the company's success and honored...

People don't change much. Especially their attitudes.

Energy saving may not be “an overly sexy conversation to have at eight in the morning,” acknowledged OSI Restaurant Partners’ vice president of procurement, Kristin Brooks. But a standing-room-only audience showed up at that hour during the Restaurant Leadership Conference to hear the Outback Steakhouse parent’s experiences in cutting utility costs.

In an ideal world, we would never have to go through the process of hiring a manager. Our star team members would be promoted from within, eventually become a partner, and then buy us out when we're ready to retire in style at the ripe old age of 55.

ROSEMONT, IL (September 27, 2011)—U.S. Foodservice unveiled its new corporate name, US Foods, and brand identity reflecting its strategic focus on creating...

Performance Food Group (PFG), Richmond, VA, has announced key executive changes.Roger L. Boeve, executive vice president and cfo, will retire on October 31,...

A roundup of developments affecting franchisees and franchisors.

In today's crowded marketplace, only the most loyal of guests stay loyal. Research has consistently demonstrated that any but this most loyal group are as...

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