3 Reasons Green Tea Generates More Revenue for Restaurants

Making green tea a mainstay in a restaurant's beverage lineup can draw customers and boost sales.

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NRA 2012: Front Flip

Front Flip founder Sean Beckner talks about the new customer engagement platform created to help restaurant operators attract and retain guests. Front Flip was an exhibitor at the 2012 National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show in Chicago.

NRA 2012: Brewed tea beverage trends

Fastcasual.com speaks with Honest Tea founder Seth Goldman about the company's 2011 acquisition and trends in brewed tea.

Bacon: An indispensible ingredient in food innovation

Bacon appears to be one ingredient that the American consumer cannot do without. It's been around since the beginning of time, but never been applied to so many food products as today. Mintel Global New Products Database recently listed 38...

NRA 2011: Mixer promises consistent dough

Thinking Foods believes it has developed the ultimate solution for dough that comes out right, every time.

NRA 2011: Taking the POS for a walk

Micros executives show a tablet, web-based mobile POS solution ideal for line-busting, table-side browsing.

NRA 2011: Saving oil and energy one French fry at a time

Jim Anglin, product manager at Henny Penny, talks about the Kitchen Innovation Award-winning PriMelt oil converter.

Hot gluten free mess of new products

WestEx was a hot gluten-free mess of new products everywhere you turned.   Yesterday, I had the privilege of attending the Annual State Restaurant Expo here in Colorado.

NAFEM: Vitamix's The Quiet One Blender

Anthony Ciepiel demonstrates Vitamix's new Quiet One blender at the 2011 NAFEM in Orlando, Fla.

Be allergy aware: A quick guide to the most common food allergies

Eight foods are responsible for 90% of food allergic reactions. I've assembled this guide to help you (and your kitchen) be on the lookout for a food allergy. MilkMilk allergies are caused by an allergy to one of the three proteins contained in milk: casein, whey, or curds.

Create low calorie dishes with these 12 tips

As we continue into 2011 there seems to be a stronger theme of healthy eating. Is all the attention being stirred up by Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign? Or, could it be that with this new administration we have the...

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NEWS


SmartAVI releases new digital menu solution

SmartAVI, a provider of audio/visual signal management solutions, introduced the DigiMenu-Pro, an all-in-one menu solution targeted at restaurants, cafes and other foodservice venues. According to a release, the plug-and-play product features a small hardware box with an HDMI output and...

RediHEAT extends warranty guarantee

RediHEAT Inc., maker of heated food-delivery bags, is now offering extended warranty support. The Cleveland-based company sells insulated bags with an integrated heating element to keep pizza and other delivered foods hot to the customer's door. President Dave Breen announced...

NRA Innovations Awards application process opens

The National Restaurant Association is now seeking applications from foodservice equipment manufacturers for its 2012 Kitchen Innovations Awards. Selected by an independent panel of experts, award recipients represent some of the most groundbreaking equipment on the market that will cut...

NRA names inaugural product innovation award recipients

The National Restaurant Association recently announced the recipients of its first Food & Beverage Product Innovations Awards, which recognize progressive food and beverage products that will make a significant impact in the restaurant industry. Award recipients were selected for their...

BOGO, Warrior capture 2011 Pizza Pizzazz awards at NAPICS

Pizza BOGO won first place and a $7,500 prize at the 2011 Pizza Pizzazz competition with its Tuscan Fiorentina pizza in the contest’s gourmet category. Warrior Pizza and Ice Cream took the crown in the traditional category with its Lasagna...

Fast Casual publishes comprehensive state-of-the-industry report

Fast Casual (www.FastCasual.com), the leading online news and information source for the burgeoning fast casual dining segment, has published the fourth edition of its benchmark research report, "Fast Casual State of the Industry Report, Fourth Edition." The 91-page report contains...

Whole Foods to Carry eco-friendly pizza boxes

ECOvention LLC announced today that as of August 2010, more than 30 Whole Foods Market locations in the Rocky Mountain region will use the multi-functional, eco-friendly GreenBox to serve take-away customers at their brick-oven pizza counters. GreenBox is a new...

NRA Show 2010: Conserve Solutions Center to debut

With so much emphasis surrounding the restaurant industry's efforts to go green, the National Restaurant Association is launching a new resource for operators at its May 22-25, 2010, Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show in Chicago. Located this year on the show floor...

NRA Show 2010: Conserve Solutions Center to debut

With so much emphasis surrounding the restaurant industry's efforts to go green, the National Restaurant Association is launching a new resource for operators at its May 22-25, 2010, Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show in Chicago. Located this year on the show floor...

Five technology products on display at FSTEC

While restaurant operators focus on ways to get customers through their doors, foodservice technology providers continue to develop the tools needed to streamline front- and back-of-house operations. This year's FSTEC conference, presented by Nation's Restaurant News, Accuvia and Forrester Research,...

Five technology products on display at FSTEC

While restaurant operators focus on ways to get customers through their doors, foodservice technology providers continue to develop the tools needed to streamline front- and back-of-house operations. This year's FSTEC conference, presented by Nation's Restaurant News, Accuvia and Forrester Research,...

NRA Show 2010 brings more to the table

 

NRA Show 2010 brings more to the table

 

U.S. Foodservice creates new digital resource for restaurants

U.S. Foodservice has launched two new Web sites to help restaurant operators improve sales and efficiency.

U.S. Foodservice creates new digital resource for restaurants

U.S. Foodservice has launched two new Web sites to help restaurant operators improve sales and efficiency.

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