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Controlling Food Costs

  • Industry Experts Lists Food Cost Killers
  • Learn the Common Food Cost Mistakes
  • Learn How to Cut Food Cost the Right Way

Are you looking to franchise your company overseas? How do you know when you are ready? What are the challenges of international expansion versus domestic expansion and where can you get help? This week, the restaurant brokers along with CEO of Buffalo's Cafe and CEO of YoBlendz and JuiceBlendz tackle international franchising.

Industry Guests Join the Restaurant Brokers

D.B. Libby Libhart
D.B. Libby Libhart
D. B. Libby Libhart has over 30 years of experience in the loss prevention industry, working in both the retail and restaurant industries. Before launching his own company, LL Training and Consultant Group, LLC/LossBusters, Libby served as the Senior Director of U.S. Security and Safety for McDonalds Corporation with over 14,000 locations in the U.S. Libby entered the Quick Serve restaurant industry with Taco Bell and subsequently YUM Brands. Libby and his teams have saved millions of dollars for companies with the development and implementation of sound loss control and crime prevention principles. During his career in Loss Prevention, Libby was recognized for moving Loss Prevention programs from reactive responders to pro-active business partners. He has led teams that were highly recognized for the development and implementation of successful programs in cash and food cost controls, accident claims reductions and in life safety. Under Libbys leadership, McDonalds reduced cash losses at Corporate owned McDonalds by over $2.5 million dollars and reduced armed robberies by 35 percent Through his leadership and expertise his retail and restaurant clients have implemented sound loss control and crime prevention strategies that reduced theft and losses, increased profitability, and created a safer and more secure environment for customers and employees. Libby holds a B.A. in Criminology from Indiana University of PA and a CPP from ASIS International, the highest internationally recognized certification in the security industry. He is ServSafe certified for Kitchen Management. Libby has been a featured speaker at several national conferences, an international conference, and numerous community events. He is a regularly featured author of security, safety, and loss prevention topics for restaurant and retail related magazines and websites. He is routinely sought after by writers and reporters for his expertise as part of their research in preparing articles on loss prevention. Libby provides daily tips on restaurant security, safety, and loss prevention on twitter, @LossBusters.
  • (813) 508-6737 Phone
  • Libby@LossBusters.com Email
  • www.LossBusters.com Website
  • LossBusters
Brandon Sadler
Brandon Sadler
Brandon Sadler has worked in the Restaurant Industry for 20 years. He was the owner/manager of Diggers Sports Grill, a highly successful restaurant in Lawrenceville for 9 years then sold his restaurant and began working as a freelance consultant, creating successful restaurant concepts. Brandon has now created a Consulting program at Sysco Atlanta to help their customers
  • 770-653-4923 Phone
  • Sadler.brandon@atl.sysco.com Email
  • www.sysco.com Website
  • Sysco Sysco