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May 20, 2014
When Raising Prices Is Good Business
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When Raising Prices Is Good Business // Jimmy Bannos, Jr. has a problem that a lot of restaurateurs would love to have: his restaurant, Chicago's The Purple Pig, is too popular. CNBC explores how Bannos might capitalize on that.
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Texas Pete TV: Dickey's Barbecue Pit
playTexas Pete TV: Dickey's Barbecue Pit // See how Texas Pete Hot Sauce partners with Dickey's Barbecue Pit to add some heat to its menu. In 2014, the barbecue chain will team up with the hot sauce brand for new menu items its customers will love.
News Today
Mushroom Boom After Massive Fire
playMushroom Boom After Massive Fire // 5/13/14: In the aftermath of the massive Rim Fire that started in August 2013 near Yosemite National Park, rare and expensive morel mushrooms have been spotted in droves.
Texas Woos Sriracha Plant
playTexas Woos Sriracha Plant // Sriracha hot sauce maker Huy Fong Foods got into a dispute with the city council of Irwindale, California, over whether the factory emits harmful, spicy smells. It doesn't plan on relocating, but Texas cities have been trying to change that.
Five Design Tricks from Starbucks
playFive Design Tricks from Starbucks // 5/14/14: Starbucks puts countless hours of testing and tweaking into its store design to give its locations a laid-back vibe. See five ways in which high-level designers influence the Starbucks customer experience.
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Delivering on the Made-to-Order Promise
playDelivering on the Made-to-Order Promise // See how the Digital Red Book helps keep every Fatburger location running smoothly and consistently.
Brand Marketing
Chipotle's
playChipotle's "Cultivating Thought" Packaging Series // 5/15/14: Chipotle rolled out designs for its cups that feature essays from well-known literary figures like Toni Morrison.
Tim Hortons Travels Back to 1964
playTim Hortons Travels Back to 1964 // 5/17/14: Tim Hortons, a Canadian coffee and doughnuts chain with several hundred locations in the U.S., marks its 50th anniversary this year. The company recreated its first store for the occasion and brought it to Toronto.
Golden Corral's $7.99 Better Breakfast
playGolden Corral's $7.99 Better Breakfast // 5/12/14: Golden Corral introduced this ad for its revamped breakfast offerings on Saturdays and Sundays.
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Attune II Drive-Thru Communications System
playAttune II Drive-Thru Communications System // The Attune II drive-thru communications system was designed to boost customer satisfaction through improved speed of service and order accuracy in the drive-thru, and provide managers with ongoing operational support via video monitoring and audio recording capabilities.
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Spherified Liquid Olives from Tickets
playSpherified Liquid Olives from Tickets // This video demonstrates how to make the famed liquid olives from Chef Albert Adria's Barcelona restaurant Tickets. Through the process, olive juice takes on the appearance and shape of a solid green olive.
California Pizza Kitchen's Pizza Chef Challenge
playCalifornia Pizza Kitchen's Pizza Chef Challenge // Several CPK pizza makers from around the country competed against one another in the company's Pizza Chef Challenge, held at its 2014 Operators Conference.
Next Restaurant: Modern Chinese
playNext Restaurant: Modern Chinese // Chef Grant Achatz's Next Restaurant in Chicago completely redesigns its menu every few months to fit a new theme. This trailer is for the upcoming Modern Chinese menu.
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Kronos Greek Yogurt
playKronos Greek Yogurt // Kronos Non Fat Greek Yogurt has a rich mouth feel and offers endless menu possibilities. It is the perfect 1:1 substitute for mayo and sour cream. It also delivers health benefits, consistency, and will not separate over high heat.
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