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Chef David Chang Is a Media Platform Now

1 year ago

While nobody here is doubting David Chang’s many talents, we reckon that the bar is very high (and the saturation point is nigh!) in the current food-media landscape, so Majordomo Media will have to work very hard to distinguish itself among the myriads of pre-existing brands that have a well-defined aesthetic, voice and versatility.

Independents

‘Fine Casual’ May Be Buzzy, but in the U.S., Tradition Still Holds Strong

1 year ago

Lest we get caught up in a world of labels, let's recognize success where we see it: neighborhood, sit-down restaurants featuring high-quality food and top-notch service continue to operate thanks to a creative focus on what's working and what diners want.

People

A Chef’s Secrets to Fine Dining Success in a Fast Casual World

1 year ago

We've watched as elements of fine dining slowly creep into more casual methods of service, allowing restaurateurs to build successful business models on top of changing diner preferences. But fine dining has never gone away; it's just evolved within its own constraints.

Chains

Chipotle’s New CEO Is Taco Bell’s Old CEO

1 year ago

If anyone can right Chipotle, it's the executive who helped make Taco Bell cool again.

People

Video: Restaurateur Danny Meyer Encourages Challenging the Status Quo

1 year ago

Get enough advice to run a restaurant business in just two minutes and 30 seconds with Danny Meyer.

People

Critic Q&A: Eater’s Bill Addison on the State of Dining in America

1 year ago

Creating a comprehensive "best of" list is a complicated and Herculean task. Few are better suited to comment (and rank!) the state of American dining than Eater's national critic.

Tech

David Chang’s Delivery Experiment Ends With Uber Eats Deal

1 year ago

Was it a restaurant or a technology company? As Ando ceases its operations and its tech becomes part of Uber Eats, we have our answer.

People

French Chef Paul Bocuse Dies at Age 91

1 year ago

Calling Bocuse "influential" doesn't begin to cover it.

Sponsored

New eBook: What Can You Do With a Hospitality Degree?

1 year ago

A new eBook from Johnson & Wales University’s College of Online Education lets data, successful students and alumni in the field, and a distinguished professor answer how a degree can make all the difference.

People

Chef Q&A: Maaemo’s Success Starts With Its Staff

1 year ago

Bang respects but rejects today's celebrated chef culture, however, his commitment to the essentials and transparency around his decisions have (rightly) exalted him and Maaemo to the role models they are today.

People

The Harassment Stories Keep Coming, So Now What?

1 year ago

Restaurant work conditions won't be changed by revelations of harassment by bold names. The industry needs to create dynamics where good behavior can flourish and bad behavior is addressed, period.

People

Papa John’s Founder and CEO to Step Down in January Following Protest Criticism

1 year ago

This means the creepy commercials will go away, right?