71 Results for "Foodservice Leaders"


In memory of Lela Tripp

Dear friends, Yesterday, January 10, 2013, we lost one of our true leaders in foodservice, Lela Tripp. Lela was an exceptional person, giving so much of herself to the industry in her daily life.

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Posted by Larry Oberkfell, President & CEO, IFMA January 11, 2013
Tagged in: GS1, Foodservice Leaders

Industry veterans on tap for COEX 2014

Not only can you expect two all-star industry operator panels at COEX 2014, but also two industry all-stars to lead them. Lane Cardwell and Fred LeFranc are veterans of the brick and mortar restaurant business, so with decades of experience between them they are more than qualified to say they have walked a mile in the panelists' shoes. Find out which tough topics they'll address at COEX March 2-5 in Las Vegas.

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Posted by IFMA February 24, 2014
Tagged in: COEX, Foodservice Leaders, Channel Partners, Foodservice Innovation

Insights on Leading a High-Performance Organization from Don Fox

Don Fox, CEO of Firehouse Subs, discussed how to build a high-performing restaurant business. Continual growth is  imperative. There are key principles to be followed, including  branding, culture, mission and values. Implementing these principles requires a clear understanding throughout  the organization of what they are and why they are important.

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Posted by IFMA
Tagged in: COEX, Industry Research, Foodservice Leaders, Distinguished Foodservice Awards, Connect, Foodservice Operators

“It’s not personal, it’s just business.”

It's a phrase you hear often in business dealings. Yet in today's rapidly evolving world, this mindset leads to rigid, us vs. them relationships that can't withstand a market that demands constant change and adaptation. At Presidents Conference 2013, Kate Vitasek, author of the book series Vested, took the audience deep into collaborative relationships to help them understand which types are appropriate for which relationship.

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Posted by Kate Vitasek, author of the "Vested" book series November 21, 2013
Tagged in: Presidents Conference, Industry Research, Foodservice Leaders, Channel Partners, Foodservice Operators

J. Walker Smith Comments on Unique Foodservice Trend

As executive chairman of The Futures Company, J. Walker Smith is considered one of the leading analysts on consumer trends. Mr. Smith noted in a January/February 2014 Restaurant Briefing article that consumers are demonstrating less interest in controlling how operators bring their concepts to market; rather, they want the industry to understand them and take the lead in creating concepts and products they want. Learn more about key trends Mr. Smith envisions for the foodservice industry. Attend COEX 2015 March 1-4 in Las Vegas to hear Mr. Smith share these visions in person. 

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Posted by IFMA December 15, 2014
Tagged in: COEX, Foodservice Leaders, Foodservice Operators