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Small plates from the first day of the Restaurant Leadership Conference
It’s a little-known rule of physics: Put a group of restaurant leaders in a room and you’ll get an unvarnished picture of the business. Pull almost 1,800 of them together, as we did at the Restaurant Leadership Conference, and you quickly learn what they see as the opportunities and challenges, the hype and the real successes.
Pat Cobe recipient of International Foodservice Editorial Council's Betty Award
Restaurant Business senior editor Pat Cobe has been named the 2012 recipient of the International Foodservice Editorial Council’s top honor, the Betty Award.
Imagine if the course of food trends was reversed and home kitchens suddenly became the source of the best and most interesting culinary ideas. In that alternate reality, restaurants would be the followers, not the innovators, hoping to catch up with customers who were routinely more inventive and advanced.