Extra Serving

--- Nation's Restaurant News ---

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.

Brought to you by Nation's Restaurant News of Extra Serving

Latest Episodes…

  1. How Huddle House plans its menus

    This week, the NRN staff discussed the biggest news of the week: CEO changes. Chick-fil-A and KFC both named new chief executives while the CEO of Dave & Buster’s retired with no replacement named. The team chats about what the future of these companies could hold with someone new at ...


  2. Shaquille O’Neal and Josh Halpern of Big Chicken join Ron Ruggless to discuss franchising the new brand

    This week, the biggest news in the country was the recall election in California. It was the first real test of how the country felt about vaccine mandates, and it proved that around 65% of voting Californians believe in both vaccination mandates and COVID safety measures by keeping Gov. Gavin ...


  3. Jack in the Box CEO Darin Harris on buying back units and the future of the company

    This week on Extra Serving, a podcast from Nation’s Restaurant News and the Last Bite Network, the team covered this week’s most urgent news: vaccine mandates. Digital editor Holly Petre, senior editor Lisa Jennings and editor-in-chief Sam Oches talked about the impact of vaccine mandates on restaurants. Immediately following the ...


  4. How Pokeworks is planning its large-scale expansion

    This week on Extra Serving, a podcast by Nation’s Restaurant News and the Last Bite Network, thet team at NRN discussed the biggest news of the week including a possible union at Starbucks. Senior editor Joanna Fantozzi covered the issue and talked about what a union at Starbucks could mean ...


  5. How one emerging burger chain is upping its design game – and making franchisees more money

    Join us as we speak with Patrick Conlin of Wayback Burgers on this week's episode of the pod where you'll learn everything about this emerging chain's growth plans and how its implementing new units. Plus, Sam Oches, Holly Petre and Joanna Fantozzi discuss the acquisition of Spyce by fast-casual chain Sweetgreen ...