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Pieology's Franchising Secrets & People Strategy with CEO Gregg Imamoto

In this week's Workstream Webinar, we are joined by Gregg Imamoto, CEO for Pieology, a fast casual pizza company with 150 corporate and franchise locations globally. Mr. Imamoto is a high energy, valu...

How Restaurants Are Literally Racing To Increase Their Profitability

Really Fast Food Turning a profit during the ongoing pandemic has proven difficult for restaurants with limited seating capacity. When seating is at a premium, what can locations do to earn more reven...

Former Wingstop COO: Restaurant Growth Strategies in 2021

In this week's Workstream's webinar series, we are joined by QSR industry leader, Larry Kruguer. Larry was the former COO of Wingstop which operates and franchise more than 1,000 locations globally, a...

Oct 2020 Restaurant News: Coronavirus Dine-In Restrictions by State

"Is it Secret? Is it Safe?" Actually, it's no secret that restaurants are hurting due to the strict restrictions still in place in most states. You don't get people literally carrying a coffin to the ...

QSR, Fast-casual and Casual Dining Restaurants

This article was originally published on LinkedIn, and is adapted from Desmond's original post. 

Why McDonald’s Remains One of The Most Profitable Franchises to Own

Morning trips with my family to McDonald's are one of the most vivid memories I have of my childhood. From gazing at the seemingly endless menu to persuading my parents to buy me a Happy Meal just for...

How The Restaurant Industry Should Innovate To Survive Winter

"The Old Ways Just Don't Work Anymore." The LA Times' interview with restauranteur David Chang ends with this ominous, yet motivational quote about the restaurant industry. And he's right. Everything ...

The Subway Success Story & Their Fight against COVID-19

Subway’s journey from inception to global success has been an inspiration to many, including all of us here at Workstream. Having partnered with several Subway owners to rebuild their hiring processes...

How to Start and Grow a Franchise - Jimmy John's Franchisee of the Year

The weekly Workstream Webinar brings in different business owners of various industries in to share about their experience in the industry. This week, we have Mike Knapick, franchisee of the year for ...

Futuristic Restaurant Designs of 2020 - New Drive-Ins & Food Lockers

Re-thinking Quick Service Restaurants We all knew COVID-19 would radically reshape the restaurant industry and we're starting to see glimpses of what the future holds for the design of QSR locations. ...

Why QSRs Are Thriving Despite COVID-19 - Tips on How You Can Do The Same

No one can deny the immense scale at which the coronavirus has impacted businesses worldwide. In the US alone, more than 3.28 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits, with many seeing t...

How Jimmy John's Franchisees Revolutionize Hiring via Digital Onboarding

In this week's Workstream Webinar, we are joined by brothers Nick and Zach Venzon, owner of 10 Jimmy John's and growing. Learn how they think about expanding to new locations, hiring teams from the gr...