7 tech advances poised to stop operators in their tracks


Advice Guy: Restaurant operations expert Jonathan Deutsch dishes on the options for kitchens to run without costly vent hoods.

The chief executive will retire in 2024 after the company finds his successor, ending a 24-year tenure with the company.

The Bottom Line: The first unit of McDonald’s opened to long lines in its first two days. The concept proves that the company can get attention. And it’s willing to take some chances.

The chain has asked Starbucks Workers Union to push through disagreements on the format of negotiations and bang out all contracts by 2025.