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How a trio of seismic events affected Subway, Chipotle and Texas Roadhouse

A Deeper Dive: RB editors Lisa Jennings and Peter Romeo join Jonathan Maze on the podcast to talk about three major events and the impact they had on these chains.

What do Subway, Chipotle and Texas Roadhouse have in common? They’re all subjects of this week’s episode of A Deeper Dive.

I asked a pair of, uh, veteran editors to join me on the podcast to talk about a single event they covered over the past decade that was particularly memorable. Restaurant Business Editor-at-Large Peter Romeo and Executive Editor Lisa Jennings were happy to oblige.

The rule: We could not talk about the pandemic, because that was too obvious. But the result was an interesting discussion on a trio of seismic events that had a major impact on the industry and particularly the aforementioned restaurant chains.

We talked about Subway and the infamous Jared Fogle incident, about Chipotle’s foodborne illness outbreak and the death of Texas Roadhouse founder Kent Taylor.

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