Sara Rush Wirth

Executive Editor

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Sara Rush Wirth is Executive Editor at Restaurant Business, where she plans and contributes to the magazine, website and e-newsletters. Sara’s background in food writing includes both foodservice and culinary experiences. Prior to joining Restaurant Business, Sara was an editor in the cookbook department for Publications International. Previously, she was on the editorial team at Technomic, a market-research firm within the foodservice industry.

Sara studied English at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She also received her professional cookery certificate from Kendall College in Chicago. Sara currently resides in Chicago.

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Sara Rush Wirth

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What’s next on the delivery front?

Experts share what the future of off-premise partnerships may look like.


Toast announces $250M in funding

The restaurant-management platform more than doubled the number of brands using it last year.

The champion of women in restaurants will stay on until a successor is hired.

A deep dive into the industry’s history sheds light on where we’re going.

Back-of-house tech has come a long way since crushed ice dispensers were considered innovative.

With about one-tenth of the American workforce in the restaurant space, there’s no denying that industry has had a hand in shaping labor in America.

These families have been part of the restaurant business for generations.

The third-party deliverer is among the many to raise large amounts of capital, this time through private funds.

As competition continues to heat up, customers have higher demands.

From upcoming trends to pricing strategy, the takeaways from the four days of the Show will be seemingly endless.

Driving interest—and sales—comes down to more than just the right price.