Jonathan Maze

Executive Editor

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Restaurant Business Executive Editor Jonathan Maze is a longtime industry journalist who writes about restaurant finance, mergers and acquisitions and the economy, with a particular focus on quick-service restaurants. He writes daily about the factors influencing the operating environment, including labor and food costs and various industry trends such as technology and delivery.

Jonathan has been widely quoted in media publications such as the New York Times and the Washington Post and has appeared on CNBC, Yahoo Finance and NPR. He writes a weekly finance-focused newsletter for Restaurant Business, The Bottom Line, and is the host of the weekly podcast “A Deeper Dive.”

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Jonathan Maze

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Performance Food Group to Acquire Reinhart Foodservice

Deal would make it one of the largest foodservice distributors in the U.S.


Subway Expands Its Partnership With Tastemade

The sandwich giant has introduced a Green Goddess Tuna Melt, developed with the food media brand

Quick-service chains are offering more vegetarian items, but vegetarians aren’t necessarily the target

Will no longer support any push against mandated pay hikes

Spoiler alert: It’s not the typical Bubba

Spoiler Alert: It’s not the typical Bubba