Technomic talks the state of the restaurant industry
Interview with Joe Pawlak, Managing Principal, May 2018
Brought to you by Restaurant Business
Last year was a generally challenging one for the restaurant industry. Sales for the 500 largest restaurant chains, according to Technomic's Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report, increased just more than 3%. And some sectors, notably casual dining, had a particularly difficult year.
Listen in as Joe Pawlak talks with Jonathan Maze, executive editor of Restaurant Business, about the issues that affected industry sales in 2017. Joe covers off on what’s affecting casual-dining sales, which chains are making the biggest moves and the future of the fast-casual sector.
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Joe Pawlak, Managing Principal
Joe is head of the Advisory Practice, Technomic’s vertical that is engaged in food industry proprietary and multi-client consulting and research assignments. A 30-year food industry veteran, Joe’s experience encompasses virtually all food industry categories and channels. Read more »