From stacking sandwiches with all kinds of ingredients to stacking up technology partners and making them all work together, Adam’s tech-forward vision has helped Primanti Bros charge forward into a thriving growth brand. In this episode, we tap into the thinking and vision and how he’s brought it to reality for this regional staple turned impressive multi-unit.

EP 32 / Adam Golomb / President & CMO of Primanti Bros & Restaurant Technology Guru

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Podcast Episode with Adam Golomb, president and CMO of Primanti Bros and restaurant technology guru

EP 32 / Adam Golomb / President & CMO of Primanti Bros & Restaurant Technology Guru

Adam is a wealth of knowledge on restaurant marketing technologies and the convergence of multiple systems into a coherent vision. He’s built the Primanti Bros. brand from a regional niche tied to a singular sports team, into a viable and thriving regional player that’s growing at impressive speeds. With a dedication to data and insights derived from tech-fueled information, Adam has spearheaded impressive growth. In this episode, we scratch the surface of his thinking and vision, and so much more.

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Podcast episode with former Coca-Cola executive Patrick Magill on imagination

EP 31 / Patrick Magill / Chief Growth Officer for Green Room Collective & Liberator of Imagination

Patrick is a former Coca-Cola executive and McDonald’s dishwasher as well as many other well-known brands. In his tenure, he’s amassing profound insights and valuable skills in locking imagination and creativity in leaders of all walks. In his newest post, he’s been putting those skills to good use in a consultative role.

In this episode, we chat about the Great Resignation and how to attract top talent in the current reality. We unpack how brands can pivot to take advantage of new buying and shopping behaviors, and we weave in the idea of imagination and innovation.

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Karl Travis, Senior Interior Designer, Partner, NCIDQ® at Hager Design Intl.

EP 29 / Karl Travis / Senior Interior Designer & Partner at Hager Design Intl

Interior design and architecture have constant challenges with restaurants. From nuanced local codes to behavioral shifts in consumers, they must be on their feet at all times. My friend Karl Travis and I chat about these challenges along with the design trends hitting the industry as a result of pandemic-fueled behavior shifts in this episode of Forktales!

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Bill Gardner on Papa John's, Burger King, Pizza Hut and other notable restaurant rebranding projects of 2021

EP 27 / Bill Gardner / 2021’s most notable restaurant rebrands

I always love my conversations with Bill. He’s extremely insightful and profound in his design thinking. On this week’s episode, we dive into the rebrands for Burger King, Papa John’s, and Pizza Hut. We unpack what’s driving the throwback, retro approaches to these restaurant brands and whether or not it’s successful.

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