People

People

Northern California’s Wine Industry Assesses Post-Wildfire Landscape

11 hours ago

The rebuilding and replanting will have a long-term impact on the valleys that will be felt in restaurants far beyond the region.

Tech

6 Takeaways from the 2017 TechTable Summit

3 days ago

With increasing agreement, restaurants and technologists understand that technology continues to fundamentally change the dining experience from start to finish. What's less clear is the exact path to success.

People

Reserve’s COO Hire Signals Its Focus on Growth in a Competitive Market

5 days ago

I'm a fan of companies with a strong focus, especially in a crowded market. Reserve's challenge of scaling quickly while maintaining the personal feel of a human concierge is a big one, but this new hire signals the company's ambitions to continue to grow.

Chains

Danny Meyer Clarifies Shake Shack Automation and his Employee-Centric Private Equity Fund

2 weeks ago

A close reading of all of the Danny Meyer and Shake Shack news supports Meyer's point here, but with so much happening so quickly, it's easy to see how the two unrelated stories got tangled together.

People

Danny Meyer Raises $220 Million for Investments in Employee-Centric Companies

3 weeks ago

We're impressed by Danny Meyer's ideas and principles, so we're excited about what the real life application of these values means with the weight of a $220 million fund behind them.

People

José Andrés Steps Up (Again) for Hurricane Relief

3 weeks ago

One of the finest examples of leadership through tragedy comes from immigrant chef José Andrés. He is a role model.

People

Danny Meyer on Instagram, Postmates and Why Everyone Just Wants a Nice Meal

3 weeks ago

Restaurateur Danny Meyer's take on the past, present, and future of the restaurant industry begins with genuine, traditional, face-to-face hospitality.

People

Danny Meyer and René Redzepi to Speak Onstage Tuesday at Skift Global Forum

4 weeks ago

This year's Skift Global Forum features two top restaurant industry speakers who will share their own insight into the future of dining out. We are pumped.

Independents

Does Corporate Investment Kill Indie Food Brands?

1 month ago

We're pulling for Blue Bottle to maintain its indie cred even though it now has serious corporate backing.

People

How Alice Waters Discovered Herself Before Reinventing Dining Out in America

1 month ago

Waters reshaped how Americans dine out and eat at home as well. And she did so without a restaurant empire, television deal, or even — gasp — social media.

People

The Unlikely Story of the World’s Best Female Chef

2 months ago

My feelings about the "Best Female Chef" title aside, Chef Ana Roš has created a beautiful destination restaurant worth its praise.

Chains

How Food Psychology Affects Restaurants Large and Small

2 months ago

Restaurant menus aren't random, they're carefully crafted and chosen with more in mind than taste alone — especially when it comes to chains.