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Welcome to On Foodable, the insider show for restaurant and hospitality. Join 25 year veteran and restaurant industry guru Paul Barron as we explore the best of what restaurant & hospitlaity has to offer. This is the flagship show of the Foodable Network with a focus on what makes this industry so powerful in the global economy. On Foodable is your must watch show for Executive Interviews, Global Trends, Financial Insights, Leadership Best Practices, Government Affairs, Insider Views on all aspects of the restaurant & hospitality industry.

Welcome to On Foodable, the insider show for restaurant and hospitality. Join 25 year veteran and restaurant industry guru Paul Barron as we explore the best of what restaurant & hospitlaity has to offer. This is the flagship show of the Foodable Network with a focus on what makes this industry so powerful in the global economy. On Foodable is your must watch show for Executive Interviews, Global Trends, Financial Insights, Leadership Best Practices, Government Affairs, Insider Views on all aspects of the restaurant & hospitality industry.
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Welcome to On Foodable, the insider show for restaurant and hospitality. Join 25 year veteran and restaurant industry guru Paul Barron as we explore the best of what restaurant & hospitlaity has to offer. This is the flagship show of the Foodable Network with a focus on what makes this industry so powerful in the global economy. On Foodable is your must watch show for Executive Interviews, Global Trends, Financial Insights, Leadership Best Practices, Government Affairs, Insider Views on all aspects of the restaurant & hospitality industry.

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Feature: Cava's $16M Expansion -- Challenges, Scaling and What to Expect in L.A.

8/14/2015
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Co-Founders Ike Grigoropoulos, Dimitri Moshovitis, and Ted Xenohristos were onto something when the three childhood friends decided to extend their full-service restaurant, Cava Mezze, into a health-based fast-casual concept, Cava Mezze Grill, in January 2011. Cava Mezze was founded in 2006, and the trio began distributing their dips and spreads, which they still produce, in 2008. In this On Foodable Feature, below, Foodable CEO Paul Barron visits Cava Grill in Washington, D.C., to talk...

Caffè Nero — How to Build a Successful Global Brand in New Markets"

7/7/2015
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Moving a brand into foreign territory, and watching it become a success, requires a lot of expertise and patience. But that’s exactly what Caffè Nero, an Italian coffee company that originated in Europe, has done. In this On Foodable feature, brought to you by the Foodable WebTV Network, Host Paul Barron finds out what it takes to not only build a successful empire, but to also introduce it to a new market. Joined in Boston by 30-year industry veteran Jay Gentile, Caffè Nero’s USA...

Vagabond Restaurant and Bar — Redefining Miami’s Culinary Art Scene

6/24/2015
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In this On Foodable Feature, brought to you by the Foodable WebTV Network, we are at Miami’s iconic Vagabond Hotel at the Vagabond Restaurant and Bar, where host Paul Barron is joined by GM/Partner and restaurateur Alvaro Perez Miranda, GM/Partner Christopher Wang, and Executive Chef Alex Chang. The casual fine dining venture is part restaurant, part bar and part art gallery. The trio, each of whom were based in different parts of the country before starting this business, has played a...

The Resurgence of Downtown Detroit

4/29/2015
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In this On Foodable Feature, brought to you by the Foodable WebTV Network, we are taking viewers inside the heartbeat of downtown Detroit. Not long ago, locals described the area as dark and negative, but, as you’ll see in this video, with each week comes progress. What’s causing this Detroit resurgence? According to one lifelong local, it’s the food. With an influx of independent, chef-driven restaurants that have adapted to consumer demands, Detroit restaurateurs are helping to...

Insights About the Emerging Miami Culinary Scene from Two of the City's Best Chefs

3/3/2015
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On this Foodable Feature, brought to you by the Foodable WebTV Network, as part of our Chef Insiders Series host Paul Barron sips some of the newly labeled Bacardi Gold with Jamie DeRosa, chef and owner of Tongue and Cheek and Juliana Gonzalez, co-owner and executive chef of Barceloneta. These Miami chefs discuss the competitive Miami culinary scene and how in the last few years renowned chefs are migrating to Miami, while new trendy concepts are popping up all over the city. Watch the...

Feature: Insights on Navigating Today's Restaurant Industry by Chef John Metz Jr.

12/15/2014
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On this episode of On Foodable Feature, brought to you by the Foodable WebTV Network, we sit down with Chef John Metz Jr., Executive Chef, CEO, and Co-founder of Sterling Hospitality and discuss the limitless potential of someone working in the restaurant industry. Today, Chefs are creating so much than just culinary dishes; they are developing brands. Watch the full episode, to see how important it is for a restaurant to balance staying up to date on trends, while being consistent and not...

Restaurant Innovation Series: Loyalty Science

12/3/2014
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In this On Foodable Feature, brought to you by the Foodable WebTV Network, as part of our Restaurant Innovation Series we discuss the challenges of creating an effective loyalty program in this evolving industry. Learn more about the importance of big data collection and how properly analyzing this data can enhance loyalty programs significantly. In this episode, industry experts Adam Reed, Regional Director of Marketing of Raising Cane's and Stowe Shoemaker, Dean of William F. Harrah...

Restaurant Innovation Series: Emerging Social Networks

11/24/2014
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In this On Foodable Feature, brought to you by the Foodable WebTV Network, as part of our Restaurant Innovation Series we discuss consumer's expectations of mobile apps and the trending social networks with industry experts Lara Nicotra, 16Handles! and Caleb Mitsvotai, Panda Restaurant Group. Watch the full episode to see how the emerging social platform, KIK is being used to engage with customers and how apps can be used to enhance loyalty programs.

Restaurant Innovation Series: Technology and Restaurant Industry Growth on the Rise

11/20/2014
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In this On Foodable Feature, brought to you by the Foodable WebTV Network, as part of our Restaurant Innovation Series we sit down with Hudson Riehle, Senior Vice President of the Research & Knowledge Group at National Restaurant Association. Riehle discusses how recent research shows that technology is going to be imperative to a restaurant's success in the competitive landscape of the industry. The industry growth for 2014 is projected to reach $683 billion in annual sales. Learn more...

Restaurant Innovation Series: Are Restaurants Ready for Mobile Payments?

11/10/2014
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In this On Foodable Feature, brought to you by the Foodable WebTV Network, as part of our Restaurant Innovation Series we discuss the hot topic of mobile payment and if it is a game changer in the industry with Phil Kumnick of VISA, Sarah McCrary of Leaf and Brad Brodigan of PayPal. Watch the full episode to see the advantages and challenges for both consumers and restaurant operators while adopting to this form of payment. Learn more about how mobile payment providers are implementing...

Restaurant Innovation Series: Creating Value Proposition with Mobile Technologies

11/5/2014
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In this On Foodable Feature, brought to you by the Foodable WebTV Network, as part of our Restaurant Innovation Series we sit down with Annica Kreider, Vice President of Brand Development at Mellow Mushroom and David Bloom, CEO of Ordr.in and discuss what makes mobile apps valuable to consumers. Watch the full episode to see how brands are using mobile web and mobile applications differently and what the future potentially holds for these technologies.

Feature: Sun Life Stadium Enhances Concessions with Fan Favorite Food Concepts

11/4/2014
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On this episode of On Foodable Feature, brought to you by the Foodable WebTV Network, we speak to Ben Metzger, Director of Concessions at the Miami Dolphins' Sun Life Stadium about how they are upping the game with their food and beverage concession options. Because game day consumers wanted more variety, better quality options and more local flavors– brands like Burgerfi and Cuban Guys have opened at the stadium. Watch the full episode to see how these brands altered their concepts to be...

Feature: Restaurant Technology Series- Digital Future

10/22/2014
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In this On Foodable Feature, brought to you by the Foodable WebTV Network, as part of our Restaurant Technology Series we sit down Lyle Bunn, Advisor at Bunn Co. and Jeff Pinc, Director of Food Service at Panasonic as they discuss the evolution of digital signage and the consumer's expectations of technology in the restaurant industry. Watch the full episode to see recent trends in digital equipment, placement, and integration with other platforms.

Feature: Restaurant Technology Series– Mobile Millennials

10/17/2014
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In this On Foodable Feature, brought to you by the Foodable WebTV Network, as part of our Restaurant Technology Series we sit down with the Chief Rockstar of LevelUp, Michael J. Hagan and the Founder and CEO of OLO, Noah Glass to talk about mobile trends and what will be the "killer app" of the restaurant industry. Watch the full episode to see these industry experts discuss the hot topic of mobile payments and how restaurants will be offering these forms of payment because consumers are...

Feature: Restaurant Technology Series– Software Everywhere

10/10/2014
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In this On Foodable Feature, brought to you by the Foodable WebTV Network, as part of our Restaurant Technology Series we sit down with four industry experts to discuss how software, specifically cloud-based, improves restaurant operations and drives sale opportunities. Watch the full episode to see what the industry experts Paul Molinari, Marketing Director for CrunchTime!, Erle Dardick, CEO of Monkey Media, Mo Asgari, President of Monkey Media, and Lee Zucker, Senior Manager at...

Feature: Restaurant Technology Series– Next Generation Drive Thru

10/3/2014
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In this On Foodable Feature, brought to you by the Foodable WebTV Network, as part of our Restaurant Technology Series we sit down with Wendy Carter, a National Account Executive at DTT and Mark DiCamillo, Vice President of Product Management at Delphi Display Systems, at the FSTEC NexGen conference. Watch the full episode to learn more about the evolution of the drive-thru and how technology is being used at drive-thru operations to enhance the customer experience and grow a restaurant's...

Feature: 100 Montaditos– Over a Hundred Ways to Get a Taste of Spain

9/23/2014
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Once Upon A Little Montadito The fast casual success quickly conquering North America, 100 Montaditos owes some of its success to their sample style menu. Even though most of the menu consists of finger food, you certainly have quite a bit to choose from. The chain offers 100 mini sandwich options known as their montadito, which is a spanish styled, tapa-sized roll stuffed with various quality ingredients. There isn’t just one type of bread– it is a fast casual, after all– they also offer...

Feature: Crossing International Borders– Foreign Brands Expand Into the US Market

8/28/2014
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In this On Foodable Side Dish, brought to you by the Foodable WebTV Network, we sit down with the CEO of Giraffas USA, João Barbosa. He gives us some insight to why and how Giraffas decided to expand into the US. Watch to learn how the US chain transitioned from a fast-serve to a fast casual restaurant model and why the chain has been so successful.

Executive Insight Series: Discussing Pizza Trends with CiCi's and Rosati's Pizza

7/3/2014
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In this episode of On Foodable, brought to you by the Foodable WebTV Network, we continue our Executive Insight series with pizza trends. Joining us are Rosati’s Pizza President Marla Topliff and Geoff Goodman, VP of National Brand Excellence at CiCi’s Pizza. Watch the full episode as we explore what makes pizza currently one of the most popular segments in the industry, how both Rosati’s and CiCi’s are approaching consumer engagement from the standpoint of different size concepts, and...

Insight Series: Chef John Metz, Jr.

6/17/2014
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In this On Foodable Insight Series, brought to you by the Foodable WebTV Network at the National Restaurant Show in Chicago, we are joined by Executive Chef, President, and Co-Founder of Sterling Hospitality, Chef John Metz, Jr. With a well-known father in the industry, Chef John Metz, Jr. was born into the business, but expanded on his own path after working in his father’s kitchen for years, with experience in NYC fine dining restaurants and national restaurant chains. The Chef is now...
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