47 Results for "Foodservice Leaders"
CHICAGO, MAY 19, 2015-John Miller, President and CEO, Denny's Corporation, was named the 2015 Gold Plate Award winner by the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) on May 18 at Chicago's historic Great Hall at Union Station. Mr. Miller was sponsored by The Coca-Cola Company and Basic American Foods and was one of seven outstanding operator executives who were eligible for the award this year after receiving the IFMA Silver Plate award in March. Mr. Miller represents the Chain Full Service/Multi-Concept category.
Posted by IFMA May 19, 2015
Tagged in: Gold & Silver Plate, Foodservice Leaders, Foodservice Events
Executives in foodservice and other consumer-facing businesses need to be watching not just trends in their industry but trends in society at large. Societal trends have the potential to dramatically disrupt today’s market dynamics, bringing new opportunities to forward-thinking market players. While addressing attendees at IFMA's 2015 Chain Operators EXchange event, J. Walker Smith of the the Futures Company outlined five important inflection points on the horizon, heralding societal changes rooted in demographic shifts and technological advances.
Posted by IFMA May 01, 2015
Tagged in: COEX, Foodservice Leaders, Insights, Executive Summaries, Leadership
Collaboration Techniques for Menu Changes, Product Improvements and Reacting to Today’s Demanding Guests
No activity is more mission critical for restaurant operators than menu development. Poor attempts at menu development won't always mean the demise of a concept, and successful menus won't ensure business success, but the quality of menu development definitely affects a restaurant's success.
Posted by IFMA November 14, 2014
Tagged in: COEX, Industry Research, Foodservice Leaders, Connect, Foodservice Operators
One of the foodservice industry's most dynamic executive leaders today is Steve DeSutter, who joined FOCUS Brands, Inc. as their president and CEO in March. Mr. DeSutter will be delivering the opening keynote address at Presidents Conference this November, which is the place where foodservice leaders come to address critical issues affecting our industry. His presentation will address how consumer experiences with operator brands are a key area of focus that leads to success.
Posted by October 02, 2014
Tagged in: Presidents Conference, Foodservice Leaders, Connect, Foodservice Operators
A 48-year industry veteran, who spent the last nine at the helm of Brinker International, Doug Brooks knows a thing or two about finding focus in foodservice and will share his experiences at Chain Operators EXchange (COEX) 2014.
Posted by IFMA January 06, 2014
Tagged in: COEX, Foodservice Leaders, Channel Partners, Connect, Discover, Foodservice Operators