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A majority -- 88 percent -- of restaurant patrons indicate a preference for self-service technology at their table, while 12 percent indicated a preference for a kiosk upon arrival.
Gas prices have fallen 50 cents in the past month and are more than $1 lower than they were this time last year.
Fuel experiences its longest streak of declining prices on record, according to AAA.
Themes for 2015 include customization, freshness and mobile ordering/payments.
Despite a number of headwinds such as high cheese and beef prices and labor pressures, many operators remain optimistic for 2015.
The average cost of fuel is nearly 70 cents lower per gallon than it was last year at this time, and has dropped below the $2 mark in 13 states.
Pizza Hut wasn't the only concept to undergo a massive makeover this year; Sbarro, CiCi's, California Pizza Kitchen and Chuck E. Cheese's also all took a page from the 'Domino's playbook.'
The upswing in the economy means competition for talent will heat up in 2015. That means employers need to up their game when it comes to attracting and retaining the best team members.
On top of record-high commodities prices, labor inflation, technology costs and health care/menu labeling logistics, there is also intensified competition in foodservice.
Focusing on how diversity is presented on a company website provides an opportunity to reaffirm our industry’s commitment to reaching a multicultural workforce and customer base.
Gas prices drop another dime in a week.
After years on the rise, gluten-free cuisine has fallen out of the top 10 list of the National Restaurant Association's annual survey.
Millennials believe they simply don't have time to commit to a sit down 90-minute meal, so brands should deliver succinct experiences to help customers do more with limited time.
Mall-based restaurants can see a significant spike in sales around the holiday season, bolstered by high traffic volumes and consumers' desire for indulgence.
Domino's shares are up 3,000 percent compared to where they were before the company's turnaround effort in 2010.
Tour prospective sites in order from worst to best, which will allow you to become more confident, ask better questions and be more in control of the leasing process.
The challenge is no longer having the biggest presence or most followers; now quality matters before activity.
Increased traffic coupled with more requests for time off can add up to scheduling stress. Check out these tips for reducing the stress.
The FDA's ruling mandates menu labeling by the slice, not the whole pie. Pizza restaurants do have to say how many slices are in a pizza.
Ideally, one person should clean the dishes and the other person sanitize and handle the clean ones. If this isn’t possible, strict procedures must be followed to disinfect hands between loads.