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“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.

“Menu Feed” is a biweekly podcast brought to you by Restaurant Business and FoodService Director. Each episode will focus on the business-building trends that are shaping today’s menus in restaurants and other dining destinations. Operators, chefs and industry experts will share their insights on the flavors, ingredients, cuisines and consumer demands that are driving menu innovation and development. Listeners will also get dibs on the latest research and analysis from data partner Technomic.

Food

How Fairgrounds is getting bolder with its cafe menu

Founder Michael Schultz tells “Menu Feed” how the expanding all-day chain is setting itself apart.

Financing

How Blaze Pizza’s founders figured it out

Rick Wetzel joins "A Deeper Dive" to talk about raising funds for expansion, LeBron James and taking on Domino’s.

This week’s edition of "A Deeper Dive" features Steve Johnson, CEO of the massive airport operator.

Listen as Karen Eadon, Farmer Boys’ president and COO, tells "Menu Feed" how the chain is staying true to its farm-to-table mission as it expands beyond its California roots.

On this week’s episode of “A Deeper Dive,” TDn2K Chairwoman Joni Thomas Doolin talks about the industry’s biggest challenge.

On this episode of "A Deeper Dive," RB’s Jonathan Maze and Peter Romeo discuss what has been a busy summer season for restaurant M&A.

CEO Scott Deviney joins "A Deeper Dive" to talk about the chain’s growth strategy and the surprising flexibility of chicken salad.

Co-founder Craig Culver and CEO Joe Koss join "A Deeper Dive" to talk about the chain’s history and its future.

In the first episode of "Menu Feed," Senior Editor Patricia Cobe chats with Jeff Hanak, vice president of culinary for Chili’s Grill & Bar, and Jay Miller, director of product development and corporate chef for Firehouse Subs, to find out how snacking is impacting their menus.

On this week’s episode of "A Deeper Dive," Technomic’s David Henkes talks about the business of alcohol in restaurants.

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