Taco Bell's $100,000 salary offer highlights the pivotal role of managers

Jan 17, 2020
It's a sign of both a tight labor market and the critical role played by managers in operating a restaurant location.
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The "Illuminati of cheese" is filling fast food chains with cheesy dishes

Jul 20, 2017
“Got Milk?” is arguably the dairy industry’s best ad slogan ever. But how about “Got Cheese?” That do anything for you? Americans are eating record amounts of cheese — 35 pounds of it per person each year on average. But diary farmers still have plenty left over, and there’s a huge surplus of the base product, milk, […]

LA Conservation Corps helps struggling youth find her first job

Aug 8, 2016
A 22-year-old shares why she joined the organization, and plans for her future career.
Members of the LA Conservation Corps, a nonprofit program to help at-risk young adults and school-aged youth, work near a housing development removing burned brush scorched by a fire.
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Taco Bell CEO says working at the company isn't a 'dead end'

Aug 8, 2016
The head of the fast-food chain, Brian Niccol, joined us to chat about youth employment.
Brian Niccol at NASDAQ MarketSite on June 10, 2015 in New York City.
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Burger King Mac 'n Cheetos are a thing

Jun 22, 2016
The cheesy arms race has only begun.
Burger King's new Mac 'n Cheetos.
Courtesy: Burger King

A bot that takes your taco order at work

Apr 11, 2016
TacoBot, on the message service Slack, can settle arguments about lunch.
Slack is venturing into the food business through a union with Taco Bell.
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Robots are taking over Taco Bell

Apr 7, 2016
Okay maybe not, but they might be taking jobs

Taco Bell to go au naturale

May 27, 2015
The fast-food chain says it will be removing artificial flavoring and colors from its menu items.

Fast food service pumps the breaks

Apr 17, 2015
Tacos take time to make these days.