October 30, 2013
Shaw Lands Operations Perch with
Bobby Shaw is the new senior vice president of operations for Freebirds World Burrito, a fast-casual burrito concept owned by Tavistock Restaurants.
This Week in Foodservice: Delayed Data from the Government Shutdown and More
This week we provide an update on September retail sales, review the delayed employment figures provided by the government, look at lingering effects of the government shutdown, report on Panera Bread’s equipment buying plans, and much more.
American Metalcraft Relocates
American Metalcraft moved its office, factory and warehouse to Franklin Park, Ill., from Melrose Park, Ill.
Managing Labor to Drive Growth in Foodservice
Labor represents a cost all foodservice operators must address and political and social unrest can inadvertently affect this area. In this blog post, consultant Juan Martinez explores the way operators can react to the issues of the day and the potential positive and negative affects these steps can have on their businesses.
Newks’ Operations Team Gets Moody
Fast-casual restaurant chain Newk’s Eatery hired Keith Moody as territory director of franchise operations. In his new role, Moody is forming a group of internal business consultants who will interact with the company’s various franchise groups to ensure brand and franchisee success.
Long John Silver’s Names VP of Planning and Performance Improvement
As part of its brand revitalization efforts, quick-service seafood chain Long John Silver’s brought Brian Scantland aboard as vice president of planning and performance improvement.