Presentations

National Chain Account Buyer Journey

Jon Schneider

VantagePoint conducted a research study on how key decision makers and influencers in limited-serve national chain restaurants impact commercial kitchen equipment and food and beverage purchasing. In this presentation learn about the patterns, drivers and media consumption habits of the people behind chain purchasing behavior.

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How Content Marketing is Changing the Way we Market

Andrea Simrell

Content marketing continues to gain traction with B2B companies — and for good reason. In this presentation, learn how the current landscape aligns with this discipline and see how you can use content marketing effectively to positively impact business.

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Menus 2017: Innovation in the Age of Disruption

Nancy Kruse

Ever-changing tastes and demands of the dining public require restaurants to regularly innovate to adapt. Nancy Kruse looks at what flavors and trends are coming in 2017, including a continued focus on clean foods, the evolution of breakfast and how ethnic flavors can drive a new world of opportunity.

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Keys to Success in the Challenging Foodservice World

John Miller

In the face of a changing and sometimes turbulent economic landscape, Denny’s has restored its flagging brand under the leadership of CEO John Miller. In this presentation, John highlights what made the turnaround possible, examines the keys to survival and reveals the six questions that every business should ask.

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Videos

 

KINSMEN OF A SORT

Denny's CEO John Miller reflects on the interconnectedness of the foodservice industry.
 

FAILING FAST

"If we get behind, the customer has a lot of choices." John Miller on the importance of innovation speed in foodservice.
 

BEST PRACTICE 1: TRUST

John Miller says trust is his #1 business best practice - and what that means.
 

BEST PRACTICE 2: SHARING

John Miller best practice #2: Giving of what you have.
 

BEST PRACTICE 3: FOLLOWING

John Miller on why strong leadership involves good following.
 

BEST PRACTICE 4: BALANCE

John Miller highlights the importance of balance in leadership - and the difficulty in achieving it.
 

BEST PRACTICE 5: MEASUREMENT

"Professionals keep score." John Miller on why measurement is crucial in business.
 

RESTAURANTS IN 2025

Chick-fil-A's Mike Walpole talks about how Walmart's disruption model can teach restaurants about adapting to the future.
 

THE KITCHEN OF THE FUTURE

Foodservice consultant James Camacho predicts how changing footprints will determine future kitchen equipment needs.
 

TELLING A STORY

Tarun Malik says the story behind kitchen equipment is just as important as how it works for today's users.
 

BYE BYE, COLE SLAW

Mike Walpole explains how square footage drove Chick-fil-A's decision to take cole slaw off its menu.
 

THE INSIDE VIEW

Restaurateur Carl Sobocinski highlights the importance of talking to chefs in understanding and equipping modern kitchens.

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