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Nation’s Restaurant News partners with Align Public Strategies on expert public policy content

Company will contribute a weekly podcast, regular opinion pieces and event discussions

Nation’s Restaurant News and Restaurant Hospitality announce today a partnership with Align Public Strategies LLC to further strengthen the media brands’ coverage of public policy issues and trend lines facing the industry.

Through integrated digital and print platforms, the collaboration will produce best in class content to help business leaders better understand the impact of changes in federal, state and local regulations, the increasing complexity of workforce policies and on restaurant operations.

“This partnership with Align Public Strategies provides the NRN and RH brands with important insights into public policy in the foodservice world,” said Jenna Telesca, Nation’s Restaurant News editor-in-chief and editorial director of Restaurant Hospitality. “Our audience will now have an even deeper understanding of how legislative issues translate to their businesses.”

Align Managing Partner Joe Kefauver will serve as a contributor to Nation’s Restaurant News and Restaurant Hospitality offering opinion pieces, supporting the reporting team as a source, participating in Informa’s conferences and producing the weekly Working Lunch podcast for exclusive distribution by Nation’s Restaurant News, the largest audience in foodservice industry business-to-business media.

“Our partnership with Nation’s Restaurant News and Restaurant Hospitality and their talented team of journalists will create a robust platform to engage and educate restaurateurs on the policies that impact businesses of all shapes and sizes and provide them with the tools and necessary advice to proactively address issues outside the walls of their business,” said Kefauver.

Joe Kefauver
Align Public Strategies
(407) 748-3131
[email protected]

Jesse Yeung
Media Marketing Director
Informa Restaurant & Food Group
(212) 204-4345
[email protected]

About Align Public Strategies
Align Public Strategies LLC is a full service public affairs and creative firm that helps corporate brands, governments, and nonprofits navigate the outside world and inform their internal decision-making. Headquartered in Orlando, Align Public Strategies handles national issues and multi-state strategy for a portfolio of national, flagship clients. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.

About Informa Restaurant & Food Group
Informa PLC is a leading, international business-to-business information services and event producer, operating in over 30 countries. The company creates transaction-led exhibitions and content-based events, specialist data, intelligence and marketing services products, as well as scholarly research and specialist reference-led academic content. The Restaurant & Food Group is a portfolio of media brands and events including Nation’s Restaurant News, Restaurant Hospitality, Food Management, Supermarket News, MUFSO and MenuMasters.

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