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a deeper dive

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

Financing

Have investors soured on small restaurant chains?

Jeff Brock, managing partner with Hargett Hunter Capital Management, joins "A Deeper Dive" to discuss the state of mergers and acquisitions.

Financing

How restaurants can combat the labor shortage

Kurt Schnaubelt of AlixPartners joins "A Deeper Dive" to discuss the how workforce challenges are affecting industry profits and sales.

Technomic’s Melissa Wilson and Fazoli’s CEO Carl Howard join "A Deeper Dive" to talk about the off-premise trend.

On this week’s edition of “A Deeper Dive,” Habit CEO Russ Bendel talks about delivery, expansion and the burger business.

CEO Ahmed Abouelenein joins "A Deeper Dive" to talk about how the chain went from a nameless NYC cart to an international growth chain.

On this week’s edition of "A Deeper Dive," White Castle CEO Lisa Ingram talks about the chain’s introduction of the Impossible Slider.

The National Restaurant Association’s Hudson Riehle joins this episode of "A Deeper Dive" and says there is still plenty of room for industry growth.

This week’s episode of "A Deeper Dive" explores why companies such as McDonald’s and Yum Brands are getting into technology.

Modern Market co-founder Anthony Pigliacampo talks about his chain’s merger with Lemonade in this week’s episode of "A Deeper Dive."

On this episode of "A Deeper Dive,” Aimee Harvey and Robert Byrne of Technomic explore today's trends in kids menus and the influence of millennial parents.