In this episode of our podcast, we speak with Julien LeBlanc, Founder & President of Blueprint North America, to discuss his extensive experience in the food and beverage industry and how insights from other disrupted sectors can be applied. We delve into important questions about future-proofing the industry and ensure we are asking the right questions to stay ahead. We examine challenges around attracting and retaining the right people, partnering effectively, and implementing the right processes to achieve our goals. We discuss the importance of transparency in addressing consumer skepticism and the 70-20-10 rule for balancing risk and innovation. Confidence in the industry has been eroded, so we explore strategies for regaining clarity and purpose. Julien shares insights from conferences he’s attended and international examples that can inspire us all, including lessons from Holland. We touch on the supply chain’s current state and ghost kitchens’ potential.