Lunch Agenda

BIG FOOD Stars, Episode 2

Episode Summary

We live in the era of fast casual, where it's increasingly easy to find higher quality food on the fly. But what happens to the quality of food at a fast casual restaurant when it grows from 1 location, to 5 to--in the case of Honeygrow--32 restaurants across the country? Our BIG FOOD Stars series continues in conversation with Daniel Abelson, Purchasing and Logistics Manager for Honeygrow, about how his BIG fast casual chain is scaling nationally, responsibly. Maddie Morales, Outreach Coordinator for The Common Market, chimes in about the impact restaurant chains that prioritize local sourcing can have on farmers and foodmakers.

Episode Notes

We live in the era of fast casual, where it's increasingly easy to find higher quality food on the fly. But what happens to the quality of food at a fast casual restaurant when it grows from 1 location, to 5 to--in the case of Honeygrow--32 restaurants across the country? Our BIG FOOD Stars series continues in conversation with Daniel Abelson, Purchasing and Logistics Manager for Honeygrow, about how his BIG fast casual chain is scaling nationally, responsibly. Maddie Morales, Outreach Coordinator for The Common Market, chimes in about the impact restaurant chains that prioritize local sourcing can have on farmers and foodmakers.