Webinar length: 60 min.

In today’s ever-changing economic climate, restaurant operators face more challenges than ever in managing commodity and other supply chain costs. In addition to the challenge of a tight labor market and higher wages, these commodity challenges have led several restaurants to increase their prices.

Listen to GBQ’s Assurance Director Dustin Minton and Tax Director Kaz Unalan with our panel of experts which includes Foodservice Advantage’s Founder & CEO Mike Wiedower, COGS-Well’s Partner & Co-Founder Bill Lindsey, and Cameron Mitchell Restaurants’ CFO J.R. Dehring as we discuss strategies that account for and meet the complexities of fluctuating commodity prices. Topics discussed included:

  • History and trends of commodity cost fluctuations
  • Optimizing your purchase power
  • Benefits of technology to help with pricing, purchasing decisions and food costs
  • Pros/cons of ideal food costing systems and their abilities today
  • Long-term sale price implications
  • Impacts on store-level compensation packages
  • Non-traditional ideas to offset cost increases

This webinar qualified for 1.0 hour of CPE based on Ohio CPE requirements.

*To be eligible for CPE and CLE credit you must have attended the live session of the webinar and have completed and submitted the required documentation. 


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Dustin Minton
Director, Assurance & Business Advisory Services
Kaz Unalan
Director, Tax & Business Advisory Services
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