About The Monitor

About The Monitor

The Restaurant Finance Monitor has kept readers informed of the financial and investment trends impacting the restaurant industry for over thirty years. The Monitor is professionally-written, an inside-the-ropes expert on the business side of the restaurant business. It delivers vital insight and analysis to restaurant owners and operators, financial officers, investors, lenders, brokers, landlords, accountants, lawyers and suppliers nationwide through its newsletters and conferences.

John Hamburger, Founder

John Hamburger, Founder

John Hamburger has been covering the restaurant business for over 30 years. As a former chief financial officer of a publicly-held restaurant company, he thoroughly understands restaurants and connects the dots between finance and operations. Few in the industry have the depth of experience or can provide the historical context to the financial side of restaurants than John. John also publishes Franchise Times Magazine, Food On Demand News and is the founder of the popular Restaurant Finance & Development Conference.