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What is the future of casual dining?

This week’s episode of "A Deeper Dive" features former Red Robin CEO Denny Marie Post, speaking about the challenges faced by dine-in concepts.

How do casual-dining restaurant chains face a takeout future?

This week’s edition of the Restaurant Business finance podcast “A Deeper Dive” explores that question with Denny Marie Post, the former CEO of Red Robin.

Post, a longtime industry executive who has worked with Starbucks in addition to Red Robin, discusses the particular challenge faced by large-scale casual-dining chains. Takeout, digital orders and delivery have grown rapidly in recent years, and customers have shifted more business to limited-service options.

Post discusses how companies can deal with these challenges and what types of restaurant chains will win.

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