Toast report reveals which technologies restaurant operators are seeking

A Toast Inc. report found that technologies helping restaurant operators with hiring and training staff, Inventory management and online ordering are in demand.


3 ways restaurants can optimize labor efficiencies and cut costs

Between higher wages and new labor regulations, restaurants are facing a labor crisis — and their existing, outdated processes are doing anything but helping the problem.

4 for 15: 4 speakers, 15 minutes each, limitless knowledge

Three fast casual restaurant operators and other experts share their insights about the industry and how they've found success and value in it.

3 tips for boosting the upsell effort

A family has just called and ordered two large, two-topping pizzas for dinner. Here are some tips to increase that order by upselling additional items ranging from extra cheese to dessert.

Are you following the 12 dos and don'ts of restaurant financing?

Although there is no secret recipe for raising funds to open a business, there are some practices that should always be followed and even more to avoid.

Are you following the 12 dos and don'ts of restaurant financing?

Although there is no secret recipe for raising funds to open a business, there are some practices that should always be followed and even more to avoid.

All-deaf pizzeria is all-good: Human communication is more than words

Melody and Russell Stein, owners of a pizzeria with an all-deaf staff, are now able to share their story with the world thanks to a new project created by Deluxe Corporation’s Small Business Revolution, a national campaign spotlighting the country's "most compelling small businesses."

How 'informed' employees will make you more money

Developing a culture of learning is a 365-day commitment that will motivate your staff and have a significant impact on your bottom line if you put in the time and effort.

How helping employees reach financial stability will help your restaurant

Helping employees achieve financial stability by educating them on the public benefits already available not only helps improve the quality of their lives, but also give your restaurant a competitive advantage and a way to save money on insurance and turnover costs in the long run.

Groupon, PeachWorks execs discuss how technology benefits operations

The CEOs of Groupon's Breadcrumb and PeachWorks discuss how their technology can help restaurants and retailers stay relevant.

Top 3 things to know about hourly hiring in 2015

The upcoming year will be filled with changes and trends that affect how you interact with both job seekers and current employees.

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Henny Penny celebrates opening of new training center

Henny Penny, a designer and manufacturer of cooking, holding and display equipment, is expanding again. The company has added 46,000 square feet for a training center within its Wagner Building located west of the company’s headquarters in Ohio.

E-learning collaboration helps restaurants boost business with multicultural guests

DiscoverLink and the Multicultural Foodservice & Hospitality Alliance are teaming up to deliver online cultural intelligence training via a restaurant-optimized learning management system.

Rosati's Pizza names new franchise development VP

Rosati’s Pizza has promoted Tim McCarthy to the position of vice president of franchise development.

Papa Murphy’s taps Brandon Solano as CMO

Papa Murphy’s has hired on Brandon Solano to serve as chief marketing officer.

Research reveals key competencies dictate success, not a person’s age

The generational age of an employee is not a critical as the skill set competency in making a good hire.

Danny Meyer's restaurant brands eliminate tipping

Union Square Hospitality Group announced today that starting in November, it will eliminate tipping at all of its13 full-service venues, while also increasing menu item prices

QR-scanning app helps restaurant owners find employees

ZippyApp enables job seekers to complete one common job application online and submit it in on a smartphone, tablet or computer to apply to any restaurant in ZippyApp’s employer network.

Marco’s Pizza cooks up more than menu items in new test kitchen

As part of a new corporate training facility, the Marco's Pizza test kitchen is being utilized to improve the chain's menu and employees' skills.

NRA announces alignment with Zip Schedules

Zip Schedules provides a stream-lined system for operators and managers to create clear, manageable employee schedules.

MOD Pizza announces growth of 'MOD Squad'

The fast casual pizza restaurant has added new employees and plans to continue adding team members, while staying true to its core values.

NRA: Restaurants serving opportunity for America’s youth

As summer winds down and students head back to school, the NRA is highlighting the restaurant industry’s role in providing job opportunities to millions of young people.

HotSchedules delivers mobile task management, communication, accountability app

Logbook is a mobile task list and communication tool that can replace or enhance traditional paper systems.

Pieology exec joins PizzaRev as VP of Franchising

Craig Hopkins comes most recently from corporate and franchise growth at Pieology Pizzeria, also a fast casual pizza concept.

Domino's unveils key leadership changes

Domino's Pizza announced several changes in internal leadership positions.

Domino's ignores illegal working conditions, says New York Atty General Schneiderman

The New York State Attorney General reached a settlement agreement with Domino's Pizza, the latest restaurant franchise cited for labor violations such as underpaying employees and failing to pay overtime.

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Staffing is critical to the success of any business, but especially in the restaurant industry with its high employee turnover rates. This research center offer insights for human resources managers to help hire, train and retain the best employees.