Restaurant Leadership Conference News

A Murderer’s Row of industry dealmakers took the stage at the Restaurant Leadership Conference to air their widely different approaches to finding and profiting from restaurant acquisitions.

He took the stage like a victorious general and made it clear from the get-go that this would be no ordinary presentation. “I don’t do speeches anymore,” former McDonald’s USA CEO Ed Rensi barked to a packed ballroom at the Restaurant Leadership Conference. “I rant.”

Attendees learned that there are three steps to building and promoting a local presence for your brand on Facebook:.

The industry—in line with the economy—is experiencing a very uninspiring recovery. But a recovery nonetheless.

Indra Nooyi came aboard PepsiCo in 1994 to steer the foodservice division, visiting front- and back-of-the house operations across America.

Many, many weight loss diets come and go, but the sad fact is Americans have gotten fatter every year since 1990. While restaurants have been the easy-to-blame scapegoats for this obesity epidemic, they’re not the only ones at fault, said Dr. Jim Painter at the innovation session entitled “Your Brain on Food: Why Consumers Eat As They Do” held on Monday, March 26 during the 2012 Restaurant Leadership Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Herman Cain still has a chance of becoming the Republican Party's candidate in the 2012 presidential race, the campaign dropout argued in a speech opening the Restaurant Leadership Conference.