Rapid Response: How Covid lessons get tested by inflation, w/Shake Shack founder Danny Meyer

Masters of Scale

Sep 29 2022 • 32 mins

After slashing his NYC restaurant team from 2,400 people to just 45 in the teeth of the pandemic, Danny Meyer has rebuilt Union Square Hospitality Group back to its former size. But in his fifth appearance on Rapid Response since Covid struck, Danny says he isn’t yet triumphant. With inflation creating fresh challenges even at Shake Shack, Danny shares lessons on the good and bad of leading through a crisis, plus explains why he’s handed off his CEO title — and where he finds inspiration to fuel new innovations.

Read a transcript of this interview: https://mastersofscale.com/how-covid-lessons-get-tested-by-inflation-danny-meyer/

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