71 Results for "Foodservice Leaders"


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

Do You Have WIIFW Partnerships With Your Suppliers?

Kate Vitasek shared the Vested® model, of deep collaboration, developed at the University of Tennessee during Presidents Conference 2013. Vested is a mindset of focusing on what's in it for "we" instead of what's in it for me; is a methodology and rules; and is a movement where companies play a different game by adopting new habits and business models.

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Posted by IFMA June 19, 2014
Tagged in: Small/Midsized Business, Presidents Conference, Industry Research, Foodservice Leaders, Channel Partners, Distributors, Optimize, Discover, Foodservice Operators, Manufacturer Members, Foodservice Supply Chain

Doug Brooks on making tough choices in foodservice

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.

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Posted by IFMA January 06, 2014
Tagged in: COEX, Foodservice Leaders, Channel Partners, Connect, Discover, Foodservice Operators

First 50 to register get a copy of "Vested Outsourcing"

Meet supply-chain innovator and author Kate Vitasek at the IFMA/IFDA Presidents Conference, Nov. 3-6, 2013, where you'll hear her approach to reinventing and improving your supplier relationships. The first 50 people to register for Presidents Conference will receive a copy of Kate's book, Vested Outsourcing: Five Rules That Will Transform Outsourcing.

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Posted by IFMA July 12, 2013
Tagged in: Presidents Conference, Foodservice Leaders, Channel Partners, Foodservice Events, Video

FOCUS Brands CEO Drives Success through Consumer Experiences Aligned with Operator Brands

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. 

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Posted by October 02, 2014
Tagged in: Presidents Conference, Foodservice Leaders, Connect, Foodservice Operators