Saru Jayaraman on How We Eat Today

Barry Ritholtz is a Bloomberg View columnist. He founded Ritholtz Wealth Management and was chief executive and director of equity research at FusionIQ, a quantitative research firm. He blogs at the Big Picture and is the author of “Bailout Nation: How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy.”
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In our latest Masters in Business podcast, we speak with Saru Jayaraman, director of the Food Labor Research Center at the University of California-Berkeley, and co-director of the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United.

The conversation covered changes in the dining and restaurant industry, including rising minimum wages, the latest trends in eating out and the advent of no-tipping policies in some restaurants.  Jayaraman, recipient of a James Beard Foundation Leadership Award, is the author of "Forked: A New Standard for American Dining" and "Behind the Kitchen Door."

You can stream the full podcast below, or download it on Apple iTunesBloomberg, or SoundCloud. All of our earlier podcasts are available iTunes, Soundcloud and Bloomberg.

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