Brooklyn’s Restaurant Finds Comfort in HotSchedules

Located in the college town of Stillwater, Okla., Brooklyn’s Restaurant is staffed primarily by students. While their schedules are fairly consistent from week-to-week, managers found it difficult to handle availability requests and easily accommodate last minute shift swaps and time off requests using spreadsheets.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: HotSchedules


Job Seeker Series: The Power of Referrals

So how do you find the best restaurant jobs these days? We uncovered job-hunting stats and facts in our Job Seekers Series. Then we sliced and diced the information to serve up visual morsels of information so that you can find a job ASAP.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: HotSchedules


Truluck’s Manages Labor Swimmingly

While the food, wine and atmosphere at Truluck’s has always been divine, their behind-the-scenes labor management processes needed a dash of modernization.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: HotSchedules


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5 trends to make a pie-ority in 2016

No longer content with standard pizza, hungry consumers nowadays demand a higher quality pie that's worthy of their hard-earned dough and caloric budget.

Year in review: 7 trending headlines of 2015

Here's a look back at some of 2015's trending topics and stories.

The countdown is on for FDA menu labeling

As of Dec. 1, 2016, menu labeling is back on the radar and the required date is back to being measured by months once again.

Living the brand: How &pizza CEO has inspired customers to wear its logo forever

&pizza is the name of the Washington, D.C.-based pizzeria co-founded by Michael Lastoria and Steve Salis in July 2012. Since then, it's expanded to 13 locations in the D.C. area and spreading its four core values — celebrate oneness, make it personal, keep it fresh and elevate everything — as it goes.

4 steps the pizza industry can take to take the target off its back

The pizza industry is taking heat regarding calorie counts. Here are four actions that can help calm the crisis.

Unique toppings: Do they work only as LTOs?

Just as hamburger lovers can create their own burger masterpieces using their choice of toppings, pizza lovers are doing the same. Limited-time-only toppings give pizzerias a chance to go from LTO to full-time on the menu.

Commodities: Are wheat prices coming back up?

After wheat has fallen steadily for several weeks, it is up 2 cents.

Commodities: Unleaded gas prices on 12-day decline

Cheese prices were up again this week, while gas has fallen for 12 consecutive days.

Commodities: Natural gas, wheat prices remain low

While cheese prices have jumped about 10 cents since last week, wheat prices are still low.

Executive round table: Pizza industry leaders make their 2015 predictions

Themes for 2015 include customization, freshness and mobile ordering/payments.

2014 on the menu: Specialty pizzas and menu overhauls

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.'

Pizza Hut announces complete brand, menu overhaul

Changes include new crusts, drizzles, toppings, uniforms, website and more.

Proteins take menu, marketing spotlight despite historically high costs

The trend is largely driven by millennials, who look at price value differently; they want it to be worth what they pay and they’re not willing to compromise on taste.

Wheat, cheese prices jump as gas falls

Pizza shares, wheat, cheese on the rise

How one concept is leveraging the demand for more heat

Mazzio’s added a jalapeno stuffed crust pizza to its new menu platform.

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Be they pepperoni, sausage, olives or anchovies, toppings make every pizza unique. Pizza toppings add taste and texture and often become signature items that distinguish one pizza brand from another.

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