Domino's taps into college crowd with self-service kiosks

Domino's Pizza franchisee Mark Talarico is deploying self-service kiosks in the Tropicana Student Housing residence halls for UC Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara City College students in California. According to Noozhawk.com, the kiosks, powered by EMN8, offer students the ability...

FEATURES


Survey highlights complex public perceptions about food quality

It's the single biggest driver to your restaurant -- but not just interpreted by consistency, or even food safety.

White paper: How to use customer complaints to your advantage

Complaints are a primary communication tool to discover what customers want to change.

Five takeaways from the first Pizza Executive Summit

Attendees shared tips and insights at the two-day Pizza Executive Summit that covered topics such as turnover and online ordering.

Indep. Operator of the Year: Tony Palombino

Tony Boombozz proprietor finds delivery, full-service and fast-casual success.

NRA Show blows into Windy City

Hotel-Motel Show offers trends, insights and more.  

Employee screening: Finding and retaining the right employees

Employee screening can help restaurant operators hire and retain the best employees for their business.

Coupons, cash and connivers

Be on the lookout for employees using coupons to scam your pizza operation.

Welcome to the foodservice future

Restaurant tech whiz Jim Melvin envisions a future filled with revenue-boosting, customer-operated purchase devices.

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NEWS


New report explores the ROI of self-service in restaurants

NetWorld Alliance, publishers of Fast Casual, QSR Web, Pizza Marketplace and other leading B2B online portals, announced the publication of its new report, "Maximizing ROI for Restaurants with Self-Service Solutions." The exclusive report explores the real-world costs involved with implementing...

OrderTalk launches iPad ordering solution

OrderTalk Inc. has launched a new ordering platform designed for servers or guests to place food orders while in line or right from the table through an iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch.

OrderTalk launches iPad ordering solution

OrderTalk Inc. has launched a new ordering platform designed for servers or guests to place food orders while in line or right from the table through an iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch.

Fast casual, curbside changing perception of the QSR

The restaurant industry is no longer divided into clear-cut segments, at least from consumers' point of view. With the increasing growth of the fast casual service model and the addition of curbside to full-service restaurants, a dual concept has emerged: food fast.

Fast casual, curbside changing perception of the QSR

The restaurant industry is no longer divided into clear-cut segments, at least from consumers' point of view. With the increasing growth of the fast casual service model and the addition of curbside to full-service restaurants, a dual concept has emerged: food fast.

Kronos, Fast Casual to host free workforce management webinar

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kronos Inc., provider of workforce management solutions, and FastCasual.com, the leading news and information source covering the fast casual restaurant industry, have announced the free webinar, "Workforce Management and the Economic Recovery: Are You Ready?"   The webinar will take place Nov.

Developer debuts Web-based loyalty club solution

Customer-retention solutions developer LoyaltySoft has introduced a new online solution designed to enable restaurants, coffee shops and other small businesses to create loyalty clubs quickly and affordably, using any standard Internet browser. Loyalty clubs are a proven marketing tool that...

IBM and EMN8 partner on restaurant self-service solution

IBM and EMN8 have announced their agreement to jointly manufacture, market and support EMN8's self service order and pay kiosk products. EMN8 products are designed mainly for deployment in the quick-service restaurant and fast casual dining segments of the broader...

Domino's Pizza tops in customer satisfaction index

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Domino's Pizza has been ranked No.

NRA 2009: Five hot new products on the show floor

The 2009 National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show kicked off today at Chicago's McCormick Place. The show runs May 16-19 and features new and existing products that include everything from technology and equipmment to food and beverage solutions.

NRA readies for 2009 Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show

CHICAGO — The 2009 National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show will be held May 16-19 at McCormick Place in Chicago.   This year's show marks its 90th anniversary and will attract exhibitors and attendees from more than 100 countries.

Everpure launches SMARTWORKS program to foodservice operators

CHICAGO — Commercial water-treatment products supplier Everpure has announced the launch of SMARTWORKS, a turnkey water analysis program that provides foodservice operators with a completely customized water filtration solution. The SMARTWORKS program provides step-by-step assistance on everything from end-user water...

NEXTEP continues 100 percent annual growth

TROY, Mich. -- NEXTEP Systems, a developer of intuitive touch-screen ordering, digital menu boards and online ordering solutions for the foodservice industry, has announced a number of key client wins.

Largest restaurant-networking Web site marks anniversary

SAN FRANCISCO -- FohBoh (Front of the House, Back of the House), the largest online professional business community for the foodservice industry, has announced that it entered its second year in business Jan. 1, 2009.

Heinz selected as best food company for consumer satisfaction

PITTSBURGH -- The H.J. Heinz Co.

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