Front Burner Brands Navigates Restaurant Prices Rising Slower Than Cost of Groceries
January 14, 2022
As food prices continue to rise, the cost of eating at home is starting to outweigh the cost of eating out. According to the Labor Department, grocery prices jumped a whopping 6.5 percent in December, while restaurant prices rose only 6 percent. Daniel Ammen, the senior director of project management and purchasing at restaurant management company Front Burner Brands, joined Cheddar to discuss how its own restaurant, The Melting Pot, is navigating the cost differential and how its restaurants overall are dealing with ongoing staffing shortages.