Nation's Restaurant News stopped by the McAlister's Deli booth to chat with the 305-unit brand's chief executive Frank Paci. Paci, 53, who has been on the job at the Ridgeland, Miss.-based chain for only eight months, gave his thoughts on this year's NRA Show. What will you take from this show? We identified several things beforehand that we wanted to look at. We're looking at upgrading proteins, packaging alternatives by going green and different plateware options. We want to see what's hot ...

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