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Buffalo Wild Wings, Chili’s, Mellow Mushroom and Whataburger Named 2016 IFMA COEX Innovation Award Recipients

CHICAGO, JANUARY 29 , 2016—The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA), which provides leaders in the $600 billion foodservice industry with connections, insights and best practices, announced four chain operators have been named IFMA COEX 2016 Innovation Award recipients. Representatives from Buffalo Wild Wings, Chili’s, Mellow Mushroom and Whataburger will each receive their awards at the IFMA Chain Operators EXchange (COEX) conference taking place in Las Vegas March 6-8.

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Posted by IFMA January 29, 2016
Tagged in: COEX, Foodservice Operators, Awards, Leadership

Author Eve Turow Paul Provides a Taste of Generation Yum

Eve Turow Paul, celebrated author of A Taste of Generation Yum, will talk in depth about how today’s young consumers are impacting other generations. Turow Paul, one of many dynamic speakers to engage the COEX audience, will introduce the consumer segment on the underlying drive for the consumer obsession with food.

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Posted by IFMA January 11, 2016
Tagged in: COEX, Channel Partners, Foodservice Operators, Leadership

Andrew Puzder of CKE Restaurants to Keynote IFMA COEX

Andrew Puzder is credited with turning around both the Hardee’s brand and CKE, allowing the company to survive, become financially secure and return to growth after it had faced serious financial and operational issues. In his opening keynote, Puzder will share strategies for success and lessons learned during his time as chief executive officer.  

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Posted by IFMA January 05, 2016
Tagged in: COEX, Channel Partners, Foodservice Operators, Leadership

Driving Consumer Demand

The $683 billion restaurant industry is mature; however, there is unprecedented opportunity for innovation.

At COEX 2014, panelists from four fast-expanding chains illustrated,  there is tremendous potential for and reward from innovation.  All four entrepreneurs have tapped niches of consumer  demand to build distinctive, well-loved brands that  attract a loyal customer following. And all have prioritized  people, fostering enduring connections in unique ways.

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Posted by IFMA January 15, 2015
Tagged in: COEX, Consumer Planning, Industry Research, Foodservice Leaders, Foodservice Operators

Suppliers and Operators Gain “Actionable” Value from COEX 2015

With a majority of attendees saying IFMA's 2015 Chain Operator Exchange (COEX) Conference was the best yet, several who participated in the show will now be looking to apply what they learned into everyday field use. View a series of videos covering highlights from this year's conference. Learn more about which best-practice initiatives covered at COEX are most applicable to your business.  

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Posted by IFMA March 23, 2015
Tagged in: COEX, Chain Operators, Operator Collaboration Model Training, Operator