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Dan Simons, managing partner at Farmers Restaurant Group

Hear from Dan Simons, principle at Vucurevich Simons Advisory Group and managing partner at Farmers Restaurant Group. In this Conserve Conversation, he outlines how and why sustainability is a key business driver in their three DC restaurants.

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See our “Spotlight on Sustainability” report for tips and tools to help restaurateurs incorporate environmentally-friendly practices at their restaurants.

Christian Hardigree, Kennesaw State University

Meet Christian Hardigree! As Founding Director of the Institute for Culinary Sustainability and Hospitality at Kennesaw State University, she explains why sustainability is incorporated into the hospitality curriculum.

Measure Waste Spending

You’ve heard it before—you can't manage what you don't measure. If you start a basic process to track waste generation and disposal costs (with a simple spreadsheet or software), it won’t be so daunting to set waste-reduction goals down the road.