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EAT.NEWS is a weekly podcast that cuts through the noise, covering the restaurant and foodservice industry headlines that you need to hear.
6 days ago
Biden’s national employee vaccine mandate has reached the Supreme Court. What’s next?
This week we’re talking through a pivotal Supreme Court decision on vaccine mandates and how it’s affecting the restaurant industry, seeing signs of life for the restaurant revitalization fund, and bracing for more drone delivery.
Jan 6, 2022
Omicron spurs a new round of vaccine mandates in cities nationwide. What to expect in the coming weeks.
This week we’re revisiting Omicron, taking a look at how the highly contagious variant has impacted the restaurant industry since it first appeared in November. Plus, we’re chatting about a looming Supreme Court decision and a big new move from Sweetgreen.
Dec 16, 2021
Omicron’s potential to wreak more havoc on the restaurant industry
This week we’re talking about the Omicron variant and its impact on the restaurant industry, new unionization developments at Starbucks, and a crucial condiment shortage.
Dec 9, 2021
A Potentially Decisive Week for Starbucks
This week, we’re talking about a possible union at Starbucks, a name change for a major restaurant tech company, and a bit of holiday generosity.
Dec 2, 2021
When Customers Lie About Vaccination
This week, we’re talking about customers telling vaccine lies, Starbucks and Amazon teaming up, and big chicken news from overseas.
Nov 18, 2021
UberEats Gets in on Autonomous Delivery
This week, we’re talking about the latest development in robot delivery, a new look for Yelp, and an extremely lucky lobster.
Nov 11, 2021
Breaking Down the Nationwide Vaccine Mandate
This week, we’re talking about the status of the Biden administration’s nationwide vaccine mandate, DoorDash making some big moves, and a new accessory for your fried chicken.
Nov 3, 2021
A New Study Raises a Food Safety Red Flag
This week, we have an alarming study on hidden chemicals in processed food, another step forward for robot meal delivery, and eating burgers to earn cryptocurrency.
Oct 27, 2021
Bumble Says “Yes” To Opening A Restaurant, Mayor Bill de Blasio's Declaration on Propane-Powered Heaters, & Buffalo Wild Wings' Latest Robot Addition
This week we have the popular dating app Bumble getting into the restaurant game, Mayor Bill de Blasio's declaration on propane-powered heaters in NYC, Wisconsin's controversial approach to addressing the labor shortage, a robot frying up your next order of chicken wings at Buffalo Wild Wings and In & Out's opinion on California's vaccine mandate, plus more important restaurant industry headlines ready for you to digest! Read more in the EAT.NEWS newsletter. Subscribe for FREE at Backofhouse.io.
Oct 20, 2021
Headlines: October 20, 2021
Restaurant workers are quitting their jobs at more than twice the national average, while at the same time, customers have become more demanding than ever before. A new report shows the restaurant industry’s huge reliance on technology to get operators through the pandemic. DoorDash is now offering self-serve sponsored listings, and teaming up with Hello Alice to offer disaster relief funds and C3, the largest ghost kitchen brand in the industry, is planning an aggressive expansion . In celebrity news, Bobby Flay is leaving the kitchen and Megan Thee Stallion partners with Popeyes. Read more in the EAT.NEWS newsletter. Subscribe for FREE at Backofhouse.io.
Oct 13, 2021
Headlines: October 13, 2021
This week in restaurant and foodservice industry news, Los Angeles updates its COVID vaccine requirements for diners, restaurants struggle with rent payments, and Kitchen United moves to New York City. We also talk about Instacart worker walkouts being planned across the country, Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers getting creative with labor shortages, and a new study showing 50% of hospitality industry workers planning to leave the industry by year end. Finally, TGI Friday’s gets into the ghost kitchen business, and the top 50 Best restaurant list is out. Read more in the EAT.NEWS newsletter. Subscribe for FREE at Backofhouse.io.
Oct 5, 2021
Welcome to the EAT.NEWS Podcast!
We're launching EAT.NEWS, a brand new weekly podcast that cuts through the noise, covering the restaurant and foodservice industry headlines that you need to hear. Powered by Back Of House, the leading independent platform for independent restaurant operators to find, filter, and save on the technology they need to succeed, EAT.NEWS will launch October 2021 and be streamed for free, everywhere and anywhere you get your podcasts. Subscribe for updates at backofhouse.io.