Rebuild & Recover

Recover & Rebuild

The threat of COVID-19 grew as the infection spread—a problem that soon became very real for thousands of restaurant operators and millions of employees. As the nation begins lifting restrictions, how will restaurants safely and effectively open their doors again?

Up-to-the-minute news and resources

Find out the latest developments in the restaurant industry from our talented team of editors.

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The Latest Research

Understand the impacts on every segment and facet of the foodservice industry with data-backed insights.

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Engage with fellow operators

What innovative ideas are your restaurant peers employing to stay afloat during the crisis.

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Tech Talk

Discover best practices and technology resources to help you run your business..

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Events

Innovation in Foodservice Forum

Explore how restaurants are pivoting in the face of crisis.

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Restaurant Recovery Summit

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, a one-time event designed to address the unique circumstances the industry faces now.

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Organizations that can help

Innovation for Operators

Webinars to inspire

Restaurant Business

WEBINAR — Rethinking the Restaurant Model: Ghost kitchens, virtual concepts and other new approaches

The restaurant industry changed forever in 2020. How will it look in 2021? Join us for a look at how operators are rethinking their businesses for a post-pandemic world, with approaches ranging from ghost kitchens to new services to completely new formats that pivot on technology.

Restaurant Business

Reshaping the Guest Experience

This webinar is sponsored by NCR. Customer expectations are changing. Digital is king and there is a greater dependency on creating fluid and safe experiences inside and outside your restaurants. The global pandemic has changed everything virtually overnight. These two things added together mean ...

Restaurant Business

Webinar: How Brands like Panera are Winning Big with Subscriptions

A 30-45 minute presentation covering new methods in subscriptions and how they can improve your business. Featuring industry-leading speakers.

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Restaurant Business

Plotting a course in a perfect storm

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Restaurant Business

Six ways independents adapted amid the pandemic

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Restaurant Business

Secret menus are thriving in the digital underground

Regulars of In-N-Out Burger long knew they could order secret menu items that weren’t listed on the in-store menu. The “animal style” burger is a perennial fan favorite—a mustard-cooked beef patty with lettuce, tomato, grilled onions, pickles and extra spread—a sauce with a closely guarded formula. ...