78 Results for "Foodservice Leaders"


IFMA’S 2015 Silver Plate Winners Announced at COEX

LAS VEGAS, MARCH 3, 2015-The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA), a trade association established in 1952 comprised of the world's most prestigious food, equipment and supply manufacturers, announced the winners of its 2015 Silver Plate Awards today. The winners were unveiled this morning by 2014 Gold Plate Honoree Jim Broadhurst, Chairman, Eat'n Park Hospitality Group during IFMA's annual Chain Operators Exchange (COEX) taking place in Las Vegas.

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Posted by IFMA February 25, 2015
Tagged in: Gold & Silver Plate, Foodservice Leaders, Gold & Silver Plate Society, Awards

"Bottom Line Branding": 6 Key Principles from Dunkin' Brands

"Bottom Line Branding" is about creating demand and driving sales in today's changing world," according to Dunkin' Brands Global President, Marketing and Innovation, John Costello. At Presidents Conference 2013 John spoke about establishing the six key principles of how you build a business and create demand in today's environment.

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Posted by IFMA November 21, 2013
Tagged in: Presidents Conference, Industry Research, Foodservice Leaders, Channel Partners, Discover, Foodservice Operators

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

Beyond the Inflection Point: Looking Ahead at the Consumer to Come

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.

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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. 

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Posted by IFMA November 14, 2014
Tagged in: COEX, Industry Research, Foodservice Leaders, Connect, Foodservice Operators