78 Results for "Foodservice Leaders"

Taming the Wild, Wild West-Part 2-Sell-side Case Study

Not all fresh commodities are treated the same when it comes to price stability. Some less traded items (like fruits, vegetables and seafood) can have price swings that move 500 percent or more over a 24-48 hour period. This can create havoc for sellers whose customers depend on them to bring quality products at predictable prices. This article shares how one fresh food seller is taming the wild, wild west of fresh food market volatility through web-based analytic software. 

Posted by NGB Markets September 24, 2015
Tagged in: Industry Research, Foodservice Leaders, Foodservice Trends, Foodservice Best Practices

Terri Cummings from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to Join June’s SMB Call

Terri Cummings, Director of Student Services in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is responsible for graduate and undergraduate programs facilitating quality educational experiences to Food Science & Human Nutrition students and guiding their development. Join the SMB Community Webinar on June 29th and hear her speak about how she prepares students to work in the foodservice industry, among other topics. 

Posted by IFMA June 18, 2015
Tagged in: Small/Midsized Business, Foodservice Leaders, Foodservice Operators, Manufacturer Members

VIDEO: John Metz Takes Home the Gold

John Metz received the 2013 Gold Plate Award, the pinnacle of the foodservice profession. In case you missed his heartwarming acceptance speech, you can watch it here.

Posted by IFMA May 23, 2013
Tagged in: Gold & Silver Plate, Foodservice Leaders, Distinguished Foodservice Awards, Operators

Wally Doolin to Moderate Panel at Presidents Conference, Top Operators to Offer Reactions to Conference Insights

Occasions that drive consumer choice, retaining quality employees and capital investment are areas of focus to the benefit of the foodservice industry. These insights, and others, are the subject of a recent article penned by TDn2K Chairman and Founder Wally Doolin. He will be addressing similar issues as moderator of the Closing Keynote Panel at Presidents Conference, which features executives from top operator brands and their reactions to insights conveyed during the conference. 

Posted by IFMA October 08, 2014
Tagged in: Gold & Silver Plate, Presidents Conference, Foodservice Leaders, Connect, Foodservice Operators

How Which Wich® is Benefitting from Operator/Manufacturer Collaboration Model (OCM)

Since it was founded in 2003, Which Wich® Superior Sandwiches has grown to 400 locations that are either open or in development in 38 states and eight countries. With this expansion came an ongoing need for Which Wich to determine ways to extract the best possible value from suppliers, with a goal of providing better products for consumers, as well as causing more profitable operations.

Posted by IFMA March 24, 2015
Tagged in: Foodservice Leaders, Operators, operator collaboration model, OCM