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Last week's commodities saw a rise in prices for just about everything, with exceptions for natural gas and Pizza Hut stocks.
Is it time for your restaurant to go "gluten-free?" Though the trend "seems to be leveling out in the mainstream," it's more than just a passing fad.
With sustainability now a top trend this year, it could be time for all restaurants to incorporate environment-friendly practices into their business plans.
Social media myths dispelled by Facebook, Twitter and Instragram experts.
For those of us who want to return to "the good old days," that time is here, at least in the world of restaurant trends, according to mega-trends analyst Nancy Kruse in her "Menus 2015: Turning Trends into Moneymakers" session at NRA 2015.
Will marijuana soon be on your menu? Steve Fox, director of VS Strategies, counsel at Vicente Sederberg LLC, and panelist for the 2015 National Restaurant Association Show's "Marijuana on the Menu" session thinks so.
The restaurant industry’s biggest show of the year is kicking off Saturday when tens of thousands of restaurant operators and vendors meet in Chicago for the NRA event.
As we inch closer to the upcoming Memorial holiday, gas continues to rise, but the week saw few changes in cheese and wheat.
Pizza is the go-to meal for almost every occasion. Normally there are only a few options to purchase pizza such as frozen, carryout or delivery. However, kiosk manufacturer A1 concepts has crafted a new pizza kiosk which will allow consumers to purchase a fresh pizza on the spot.
Pie Five's parent company, Rave Restaurant Group, is looking to build and expand the concepts under the brand.
While gas prices continued to rise, cheese remained steady last week and wheat saw a significant drop.
By working through a GPO, the manufacture of food or supplies can "speak" directly to decision-makers in the purchasing arena, thus saving time, money and the hassle of hunting down those important people.
Millennials are crazy about fast casuals, healthy menu options and the independence restaurant technology affords, but are they a generation likely to be interested in owning a restaurant?
As clean-up efforts continue after the riots in Baltimore, several area restaurants are providing free food and coffee for firefighters, police, the Maryland National Guard, paramedics and EMTs. They are also urging the city’s residents to support solidarity and peace through using the social media hashtags, #peace, #solidarity and #support.
Gas prices spiked 15 cents per gallon, but are still lower than this time last year, as are wheat prices.
There are plenty of cost-efficient mobile payment processors designed to fit the budget needs of small businesses, but ensuring sensitive data customers that your business is secure is just as important as the convenience factor mobile payments offer.
As restaurants race toward trends the Millennial generation embraces, enviromentally- and animal-friendly initiatives are picking up speed.
Menu labeling goes beyond in-store menu boards to include catering programs as well as banquet dishes.
An already contentious issue, organizations including the International Franchise Association, the Service Employees International Union and others drafted statements explaining how they think the wage campaign will impact the industry.
The restaurant of the future is here, with technological innovations that enable faster, more efficient and more profitable operations than ever.