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August 12, 2013
Military Veterans Thrive In Quick-Serve Business
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Military Veterans Thrive In Quick-Serve Business // Military veterans have unparalleled discipline and work ethic, making them the perfect franchise partners for fast-food brands. Find out how some franchisees are translating their military career to quick-serve success.
MEIKO: The Clean Solution
playMEIKO: The Clean Solution // Learn what industry-leading efficiency, smart design, and ease of use mean to the world's smartest foodservice operations.
News Today
Best Quick-Service and Full-Service Franchises Unveiled
playBest Quick-Service and Full-Service Franchises Unveiled // Catch up on news from across the foodservice industry with the latest episode of Fresh Bytes: Taco Bell eliminates kids' meals, Groupon Reserve lets full serves fill tables during down-time, and more.
NYC's First Umami Burger Opens Its Doors
playNYC's First Umami Burger Opens Its Doors // The much-anticipated first New York City location of L.A.'s well-known Umami Burger chain opened July 29 in Greenwich Village to a line waiting outside. Watch John Herndon, the company's corporate chef, build one of the concept's burgers.
Dinner Lab Incorporates New Dining Trends
playDinner Lab Incorporates New Dining Trends // For each Dinner Lab meal, members are invited to a different unusual space in Austin, New Orleans, and Nashville, where they eat at community tables. Each dinner features the work of a different chef, as you can see here.
Why Alex Degan Became a 7-Eleven Franchisee
playWhy Alex Degan Became a 7-Eleven Franchisee // After a successful career as an IT professional, Alex Degan decided that he wanted to build a business of his own with 7-Eleven.
Brand Marketing
Wendy's Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger
playWendy's Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger // Customers' reactions over social media were featured in Wendy's ad campaign for its summer LTO, the Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger. Watch one of the commercials here.
Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom Rebrands
playOld Chicago Pizza & Taproom Rebrands // Old Chicago Pasta & Pizza recently invested $10 million to reinvent itself as Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom. This video shares a few insights on the complete brand refresh.
Subway's Jared Interviews Celebrities
playSubway's Jared Interviews Celebrities // Subway and Jared Fogle launched a Web series that features the spokesman interviewing celebrities about their healthy lifestyles. The first subject was Mario Lopez, seen here in a spot that debuted in June on Subway's website and social media pages.
Foodservice Equipment from Hatco
playFoodservice Equipment from Hatco // See a selection of quick-serve equipment from Hatco, including customizable merchandisers, holding equipment, decorative lamps, and more.
Culinary Class
Chorizo-Crusted Scallops with Jalapeno Creamed Corn
playChorizo-Crusted Scallops with Jalapeno Creamed Corn // Michelin-starred chef Michael Mina is cofounder of "Cook Taste Eat," a Web-based cooking school that also offers meal ideas like this one. No recipes or instructions here—just menu creation based on flavor profiles.
Flavors of Sonic Iced Tea: Do It Yourself
playFlavors of Sonic Iced Tea: Do It Yourself // Earlier this year, Sonic introduced a line of fruit-flavored green tea and sweet tea offerings. Join Sonic's vice president of R&D Clas Petersson as he talks about the new flavors and demonstrates how to make fruit-infused tea.
Panera Customer Makes Artisan Mozzarella
playPanera Customer Makes Artisan Mozzarella // Panera Bread recently began filming a video series called MyInterest, showcasing members of its MyPanera loyalty program. Watch MyPanera member Gary make his favorite artisan cheese: Mozzarella.
Coca-Cola Freestyle
playCoca-Cola Freestyle // One Machine. More than 100 Beverages. Yes, it's possible. Coca-Cola Freestyle delivers the choice and profit potential of a dozen standard fountain dispensers to help you grow your business.
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