Restaurant Industry Expert Seen & Heard

America’s Best Chain Restaurants Are at Risk of Becoming History

The Epoch Times – August 17, 2017

Restaurants worry as food poisoning reports go viral

Orlando Sentinel – August 8, 2017

Hot sauce industry sets tongues — and sales — ablaze

USA Today – July 30, 2017

A Slice Of The Future: What We Can Learn From Pizza Technology

Forbes – July 14, 2017

Here’s why Indianapolis restaurants are closing

Indianapolis Star – July 13, 2017

The modern food court: Food halls to grow sharply in Chicago

Chicago Tribune – June 16, 2017

Why personal space isn’t on the menu at many restaurants

Chicago Tribune – June 14, 2017

Wingstop to open 100 restaurants in the UK, its first entry into Europe

CNBC – May 10, 2017

Inside the Drama Behind This Red-Hot $30 Million Restaurant Chain

Inc. – May 2, 2017

Can L.A.’s Trendy Pan Am Dining Experience Make a Landing on the Las Vegas Strip?

AdWeek – April 26, 2017

Can Mom-and-Pop Pizzerias Be Modernized?

Eater – January 30, 2017

Chuck E. Cheese’s Plan to Convince America It’s Not ‘Stale’

CNBC – October 7, 2015

How a Rogue McDonald’s Franchisee Invented the Big Mac and Changed Fast Food Forever

AdWeek – February 28, 2017

Tech is killing off America’s independent pizzerias, says industry report

Fox News – March 4, 2016

Three Reasons McDonald’s All-Day Breakfast Will Work (And Four Reasons it Won’t)

Fortune – October 5, 2015

Chick-Fil-A Brings Its Sandwich, and Its Values, to New York

The New York Times – September 30, 2015

Beer, Wine on Menu at More Casual Restaurants

Orlando Sentinel – August 27, 2015

Subway Has Other Problems Beyond Accused Pedophile Jared

Mashable – August 19, 2015

Starbucks Just Made a Major Change to Its Pumpkin Spice Latte

Mashable – August 17, 2015

What’s Been Going On At Red Lobster?

BuzzFeed – July 21, 2015

How McDonald’s Is Changing Its Food: One Small Tweak At A Time

BuzzFeed – June 29, 2015

Rewriting the Recipe for Healthy Fast Food

Marketplace Business – June 23, 2015

Promoting Menu Excitement

Nation’s Restaurant News – June 23, 2015

Taco Bell throws out artificial flavors and ingredients in new health kick

Mashable – May 27, 2015

Could closing of Van Nuys landmark Solley’s signal death of the deli?

Los Angeles Daily News – May 23, 2015

How Shake Shack uses store design to feed the Millennial craving for transparency

Campaign US – May 19, 2015

Emerging beverages drive traffic, sales

Nation’s Restaurant News – May 14, 2015

The McDonald’s makeover: New kale, new Hamburglar, same old problems

Mashable – May 9, 2015

OpenTable, Dash, others get fast company in mobile check-pay industry

Chicago Tribune – May 8, 2015

After Bojangles’ IPO comes the challenging part: growth

The Charlotte Observer – May 7, 2015

McDonald’s Has A Turnaround Plan, But The Details Are Vague

BuzzFeed – May 4, 2015

7 Ways Restaurant Menus Try To Manipulate You, Whether You Realize It Or Not

OMG Facts – May 2, 2015

We want more kale, restaurateurs say Chicago is telling them

Crain’s Chicago Business – May 2, 2015

McDonald’s in crisis: can it fight off the Five Guys threat?

The Guardian – May 2, 2015

The Sneaky Ways Restaurants Use Menus To Get You To Spend More

Woman’s Day – April 30, 2015

‘Mcdonald’s has more problems than a math book’: Pro

CNBC – April 22, 2015

8 Psychological Tricks of Restaurant Menus

Trib Live – April 4, 2015

8 Psychological Tricks of Restaurant Menus

Mental Floss – April 24, 2015

Shake Shack Is Up Against Everybody Else’s Better Burger

Bloomberg – March 11, 2015

Kale to Greek yogurt: This is fast food…really

CNBC – March 11, 2015

Dear McDonald’s new CEO: Happy first day. Here’s Some (Unsolicited) Advice

Fortune – March 2, 2015

Amy’s Kitchen Seeks to Shake Up Fast Food Industry

The Press Democrat – March 1, 2015

Domino’s Pizza to Launch Smartwatch Ordering

CNBC – February 27, 2015

Psychology on Order: How Restaurants Get You to Spend More

ABC News – February 26, 2015

Analyst on Roy’s $10M sale price: ‘WOW! They GAVE it away’

Tampa Bay Business Journal – February 25, 2015

How Chipotle is Forcing Sit-Down Chains Like Olive Garden to Rethink Lunch

The Washington Post – February 23, 2015

First Look: Ruth’s Chris Steak House at Sundial, Opening Today

Tampa Bay Business Journal – February 9, 2015

Lion’s Choice Restaurant Chain Now Looks to Grow

St. Louis Post-Dispatch – February 1, 2015

Chipotle Pizza: Chipotle Expands Pizza Line To Kansas City Venue

Food World News – January 31, 2015

Shake Shack Sizzles With IPO As McDonald’s Fizzles

NPR – January 30, 2015

Chipotle Adds Another Pizzeria To Its Empire

Huffington Post – January 30, 2015

MCD Schooled by 33-Year-Old at BK: Analyst

CNBC – January 29, 2015

From Palm Wine to Burgers, Ghana Eateries Cater to Expanding Middle Class

Reuters – January 16, 2015

Chipotle Doesn’t Know When Carnitas Shortage Will End

Huffington Post – January 16, 2015

Chipotle Pork Shortage Is Proof Of A Larger Problem Facing The Food Industry

Huffington Post – January 15, 2015

Jacksonville-Based Firehouse Subs Has Expanded from One Location in 1994 to 850 Nationwide

Jacksonville.com – January 10, 2015

McDonald’s 1950s Menu Could Fix Its Problems Today

Huffington Post – December 23, 2014

How Restaurants Cut Corners: Embalmed Shrimp and Headless Beer

The Guardian – December 1, 2014

‘Check’ It Out: Why This Restaurant Group Began Using a Tableside Payment System

Entrepreneur – December 3, 2014

Burger Mania Hits Wall Street

CNN Money – November 21, 2014

Ruth’s Chris Sells Mitchell’s Fish Markets for $10 Million

Orlando Sentinel – November 17, 2014

Fallen Arches: Can McDonald’s Get its Mojo Back?

Fortune – November 12, 2014

Bye-Bye, Burgers: New Fast-Food Chains Bet On Healthy Eating

LA Times – November 2, 2014

Why Franchise Owners Have to Be Especially Careful on Social Media

Entrepreneur – October 21, 2014

Gulf Coast Town Center Heats Up with New Arrivals

News-Press – October 12, 2014

Menu Confusion: Plates of All Sizes in Quirky Categories Befuddle Hungry Diners

The Washington Post – October 7, 2014

Tony Roma’s Looking to Update Image with Makeovers, New Concept

Orlando Sentinel – October 5, 2014

Chipotle Set To Open A Second Pizzeria

Huffington Post – October 4, 2014

Cosi CEO Details Turnaround Amid 140% Rebound

CNBC – September 23, 2014

Will Diners Fall for Olive Garden’s All-You-Can-Eat Pasta Pass?

Fox Business – September 8, 2014

Dog-Beating CEO Could Still Cost His Old Company

CNBC – September 4, 2014

Pumpkin Power: It’s All About the Smell

Bloomberg – August 29, 2014

Arby’s Has the Oldest Customers in the Fast-Food Biz. Can the Company Turn that Around?

The Washington Post – August 25, 2014

The Future Of Fast Food Is A Quality Burger Served By A Worker Who Is Paid Well

Huffington Post – August 25, 2014

Bay Area Restaurants Experimenting with Pay-in-Advance Tickets

Mercury News – August 18, 2014

Beekeepers Find New Ways to Cook with Honey

The Boston Globe – August 17, 2014

For One Day a Year, You Can Open Your Own Restaurant

Yahoo – August 13, 2014

Eating Alone? The New American Diner Goes Solo

Today – August 11, 2014

More Americans Dine Alone – and Businesses Respond

The Fiscal Times – August 11, 2014

POS Integration Becoming a “Must-Have”

Hospitality Technology – August 6, 2014

Red Lobster Bets on Fancier-Looking Plates to Turn Things Around

CNN Money – July 29, 2014

INSIDE TRACK: ‘Table for One’ is Catching On But Not Here Quite Yet

Herald Scotland – July 27, 2014

Tables for One – The Rise of Solo Dining

BBC – July 23, 2014

Here’s Why You Ordered That Premium Cocktail

CNBC – July 18, 2014

Endless Appetizers ‘Will Destroy’ TGI Fridays: Analyst

Huffington Post – July 9, 2014

Crumbs Shuts Stores: Have Americans Lost Their Appetite for Cupcakes?

Fox Business – July 8, 2014

TGI Fridays Offering $10 Unlimited Appetizers Promotion

Fox Business – July 7, 2014

App is capitalizing on ‘fast food’

The Morning Call – July 3, 2014

Reserving a Table for Two at Top Restaurants Comes with a Cost

CNBC – June 19, 2014

Breaking Out of the Mold

QSR Magazine – June 2014

A Cut Above

QSR Magazine – May 2014

Quiznos & Sbarro: What Went Wrong?

QSR Magazine – March 2014

Burgers By Design

QSR Magazine – January 2014

A bumpy week on the Gordon Ramsay rollercoaster

The Guardian – October 5, 2013

The menu tricks that tap more than your appetite

The Sydney Morning Herald – September 25, 2013