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In Memoriam: QSR Pioneer John Martin Transformed Taco Bell

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John Martin, who dramatically changed the way quick-serve restaurant chains cooked and served food while leading Taco Bell to worldwide dominance, passed away Jan. 18. Martin pioneered two concepts that transformed quick-service. His K-Minus program moved food production from unit kitchens to commissaries, shrinking the kitchen footprint in stores dramatically. The change also allowed him…

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