Entries by Kyle Thacker

The Future Life of Restaurant Managers

It’s exciting to be in the restaurant space. Food, drink, and technology trends have people excited. You’re excited. I’m excited. We’re all really excited. But we’re also all getting exhausted. As the trends in dining and drinking shift and reshape every few months, it’s important to think about what changes are happening in the business of […]

Where Craft Beer is Losing on Restaurant Menus

How does the average restaurant divide its menu between craft and macro beers? When analyzing craft beer’s voracious growth, one of the most important measurements – both visually and economically – is how much shelf space craft brewers now occupy in grocery and retail stores. But what story is told by menu placements for micro (craft) […]