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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.

Operations

Firehouse Subs’ Don Fox on the impact of the takeout trend

The CEO of the sandwich chain talks about how consumers have changed the company.

Operations

Why Chick-fil-A is getting into the meal kit business

Also on this week’s episode of “A Deeper Dive,” RB revisits some times when executives got their brands into trouble.

A report says the two held merger talks before John Schnatter’s resignation, which says a lot about both companies, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

On this week’s episode of "A Deeper Dive," Subway’s VP of North America talks real estate, and we talk about the future of takeout.

In a special episode of RB’s podcast, "A Deeper Dive," Technomic's Robert Byrne talks about Papa John’s reputation challenges.

Chad Schafer, McDonald’s senior director of menu innovation, discusses the chain’s improvement efforts in "A Deeper Dive."

In its latest episode, "A Deeper Dive" provides highlights from the growth-oriented Restaurant Directions conference.

In the latest episode of RB's "A Deeper Dive," IHOP President Darren Rebelez talks about the company’s buzzy burger-centric move.

In the second episode of Restaurant Business' "A Deeper Dive" podcast, Technomic Managing Principal Joe Pawlak talks about the companies that are doing well, and those that aren't, among the Top 500 restaurant chains.

In the first episode of Restaurant Business' podcast, "A Deeper Dive," Chipotle's chief restaurant officer details current efforts to improve the chain’s operations.