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This podcast will share ideas from restaurant innovators on leadership, food trends, technology and how to thrive in this tough industry that we can’t get enough of.

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Latest Episodes…

  1. CEO of Joe and the Juice Thomas Nørøxe on the brand's stateside growth

    This week, NRN editors Holly Petre, Joanna Fantozzi and editor in chief Sam Oches discussed In-N-Out’s stance on vaccine mandates. Last week, the chain was forced to close its only San Francisco store by health inspectors after refusing customers entry who could not provide proof of vaccination, a San Francisco ...


  2. Dr. James Pogue on diversity

    This week on Extra Serving, NRN editors discussed Domino’s first domestic same-store sales dip in a decade. More than anything, it’s a sign of the exceptional numbers the chain saw in 2020, as this most recent quarter was 15% up over 2019. Also, McDonald’s is finally testing its plant-based burger in ...


  3. Three founders on what it takes to be in the restaurant business

    At CREATE, Spike Mendelsohn, founder of PLNT Burger, Michael Lastoria, founder and CEO of &pizza and James Park, founder of Wing Wok, all sat down with us to gibe their takes on the restaurant industry. Fresh off panels, the three founders discussed what they admired about each other and what takeaways ...


  4. Josh Kern, CMO for SPB Hospitality, on virtual brands, growth

    This week, the NRN editors took to the show floor at CREATE: The future of food service to share their thoughts on the event thus far. This episode was recorded on Day 2 of CREATE and editors Leigh Anne Zinsmeister, Holly Petre and Sam Oches spoke about recent talks by ...


  5. Capriotti’s COO David Bloom on the newest addition to the company’s portfolio: Wing Zone

    This week on Extra Serving, a podcast by the Last Bite Network, Nation’s Restaurant News editors discuss the most exciting news from the past week, including the opening of Flip’d. That is IHOP’s new fast-casual format that’s finally opened after several years of announcements. The first location opened in Kansas, ...