Alex SusskindDirector of the Cornell Institute for Food and Beverage Management
Alex Susskind’s research and industry connections position him for success as he leads CIFBM as its founding director. Susskind joined the School of Hotel Administration in 1998 and teaches undergraduate, graduate, and executive education courses. Among other active research projects, Susskind is examining how organizational technology is affecting the relationship between guests and service-based employees and managers, and how restaurant-provided nutrition information on menus, as required by the Affordable Care Act, is influencing guests’ food choices when they dine out at full-service restaurants.
Susskind is also the associate dean for academic affairs and a professor of food and beverage management in the operations, technology, and information management area.
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Business of Food
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Canlis restaurant owners practice flexibility to thrive and flourish during pandemic.
Participants from around the world gathered virtually for the Center for Hospitality Research’s 11th Annual Sustainability Roundtable to discuss sustainability in the era of COVID-19.
The pandemic is "an opportunity for restaurants to improve labor relations — pay more to staff — and try to renegotiate the fundamental elements of their business," says Professor Alex Susskind.
March 23, 2021
Mixed-use project a Hardy effort a long I-70
CIFBM boared member Taylor Hardy said this is the first project that Hardy World is acting as the contractor, “managing the entire project. We are utilizing local companies as subcontractors.”
February 18, 2021
Cannae Holdings, Inc. Announces Appointment of Two New Board Members
CIFBM board member Barry Moullet has been appointed to Cannae’s Compensation Committee of the board.
January 20, 2020
Cool Beans Launches Three New Wraps
“We celebrate our growth into the vastly changed and increasingly-important Frozen Food category with the launch of Cool Beans, a brand that delivers a unique and convenient new innovation in plant-based foods,” -World Finer Foods CEO Susan Guerin.
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