eTab launches food-ordering kiosk with payment capability

A self-service solution that allows restaurant and bar patrons to order and pay at their tables is now available from eTab. It uses a digital-menu interface on a portable touch-screen computer to wirelessly connect table to the restaurant's wait staff...

Canadian food labels to include allergy sources

While U.S. restaurants scramble to update menu boards to include nutritional information in compliance of changing healthcare stipulations, Canada is going a step further: In addition to posting the basics, such as calorie, sodium and fat content, Canada’s labels also...

CPK gets in the food truck business

California Pizza Kitchen Inc. has announced the CPK Mobile Kitchen, providing an innovative spin on catering and allowing the brand to tap into the trendy “delivery” medium. The 35-foot kitchen-on-wheels will offer CPK favorites made to order.

UK government pushes for voluntary menu labeling

Europe may chastise Americans for their wealth of fast food options, but it is also taking a cue from menu labeling laws soon to be enacted in the States. The United Kingdom Health Secretary is pushing for calorie-oriented menu labeling,...

Papa Gino’s rolls out '$6 Pizza Time' promo

Papa Gino's is starting to promote a new bundled $6 pizza deal. In a deal seemingly custom-made for fall football and other festivities, customers who buy a regular large pizza can get up to five large cheese pizzas for $6 each.

Restaurants get extension for menu labeling compliance

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given restaurants more time to comply with new healthcare stipulations that require calorie and nutritional information to be displayed prominently on menus. The rules go into effect in March 2011, but the agency...

FDA seeks public comment on menu labeling requirement

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has moved into the public comment stage as it develops regulations for the national menu labeling requirement.

MenuCalc upgrades nutrition analysis solution

Web-based nutrition analysis pioneer FoodCALC has announced an upgrade to their MenuCalc application in conjunction with the release of a new low-cost pricing plan. Endorsed by the National Restaurant Association, MenuCalc is the leading resource for nutrition analysis services for...

New tech solutions to debut at NRA Show 2010

A number of technology providers will debut new solutions at this weekend's National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show, May 22-25 at McCormick Place in Chicago.   New solutions include:   ParTech Inc.

Wireless Ronin white paper focuses on digital menu board solutions

Wireless Ronin Technologies Inc., a Minneapolis-based digital signage provider, has announced the release of a white paper looking at how digital signage is helping the foodservice industry respond to nutritional disclosure mandates in the Health Care Reform Act. "Many of...

Starmount to unveil DS software for restaurant nutrition info requirement

Starmount Systems has announced that it will unveil its digital software suite at KioskCom 2010 in a proof-of-concept demonstration for restaurant chains that are facing new requirements to disclose nutrition information to the consumer. The provision in the U.S.

Starmount to unveil DS software for restaurant nutrition info requirement

Starmount Systems has announced that it will unveil its digital software suite at KioskCom 2010 in a proof-of-concept demonstration for restaurant chains that are facing new requirements to disclose nutrition information to the consumer. The provision in the U.S.

House passes health care reform, national menu labeling

The U.S. House of Representatives on Sunday passed its sweeping health care reform bill, despite concerns expressed by the National Restaurant Association and others.

Hughes launches LMS iPhone app

Hughes Network Systems LLC, a global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, has announced the the development of a key Apple iPhone application for its award-winning Hughes Learning Management Portal service. The Hughes Learning Management Portal provides organizations with...

Wireless Ronin to showcase at 2010 Int'l Restaurant & Food Service Show

Wireless Ronin Technologies Inc. has announced that it will be exhibiting RoninCast digital signage for food service applications, including digital menu boards and promotional boards, at the 2010 International Restaurant and Food Service Show, Feb.

New Jersey passes menu labeling

Local and state governments continue to develop and pass legislation requiring chain restaurants to post calorie counts on their menus and menu boards, despite the inclusion of a national standard in the federal health care reform package. New Jersey is...

N.J. Senate approves menu labeling

Local and state legislators continue to push menu labeling regulations even as the U.S. House and Senate work on health-care reform legislation that include provisions for a national policy.

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