supply chain

Operations

4 big questions raised by the National Restaurant Association Show

Reality Check: The industry's largest gathering provided nearly everything an operator could want, but it posed some tough questions as well.

Leadership

Pietro Satriano loses his CEO post at US Foods

Under pressure from a shareholder, the distribution giant said it will begin a hunt for a replacement.

A disgruntled investor forced out the CEO and claimed several board seats. It's vowed to improve customer service.

A plant shutdown due to Avian Flu has led to limits on turkey, leading some to buy it on their own. Ham and roast beef are limited, too, and costs have run higher than expected.

Inflation, supply shortages, port congestion and labor issues are pushing up the price of fish and shellfish.

“Sandwich Madness” challenged team members to create new menu items using existing SKUs.

Gov. Greg Abbott is making inbound trucks from Mexico stop for second inspections, prompting some drivers to give up.

The event highlighted some of the challenges and opportunities in the restaurant industry. Here are some of the most notable things that we heard.

The company working to digitize the supply chain completed its second $100 million fundraise in 10 months.

Full-service menu prices rose 8% year over year and limited-service prices rose 7.2% while grocery prices increased 10%.

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