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Webinar: Tricky I-9 Trends To Look Out For in 2015

Homeland Security isn’t just targeting the big businesses anymore…even small- to mid-sized businesses are under a watchful eye. Making sure every I-9 is accurately completed and verified can be a daunting task. And any and all mistakes could cost you, big time – in more ways than one.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Infographic: 5 Lessons Learned From Recent Retail Data Breaches

Recent retail data breaches have put a spotlight on the frequency of these incidents. This infographic shows us the lessons learned and what you can do to protect yourself.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: Vendor Safe Technologies


Fast Casual Executive Summit 2014: Agenda

Sessions will cover topics such as Customer Experience, Sustainability, Beverage Trends, Mobile CRM, Mobile Payments, Integrated Marketing, Digital Menu Boards, Getting Business on the Side, and more.

Type: Brochure

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit


Webinar - Cash in on Hiring Tax Credits: How to get $1,200 back for 1 out of every 5 new hires

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 Tax deadlines got you down? This tax season (or September), start getting money back instead of giving it all away.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Experimenting with Pizza Flavors

Adding a variety of flavors to your menu offers the opportunity to carve a niche and increase sales.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Burke Corporation


Choosing the Right Potato Supplier for Fresh-Cut French Fries

Done correctly, few side dishes are better than fresh-cut french fries. Done poorly, they can be a guest turnoff.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Kingston Fresh


Webinar: Hire better. Reduce employee theft. Save thousands.

NOT hiring the wrong people is just as important as getting great ones.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Infographic: 5 Things Restaurant Mobile Apps Must Include

Mobile innovations continue to grow at a staggering pace and to win the game, your brand's mobile app is going to need more than just a menu, nutritional information and restaurant locations.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit


Keys to Using Seasonal Offers to Increase Pizza Sales

Restaurants can use limited-time offers at different times of the year to pique consumer interest and generate additional revenue.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Burke Corporation


The Top 11 Trendsetting Executives in Pizza

Who are the biggest trendsetters in Pizza in 2013?

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: PizzaMarketplace.com


Profiting with Pizza Toppings

A complete guide to pizza toppings and their impact on operations — trends, tastes, cost, usage and marketing.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Burke Corporation


Streamlining Operations with Precooked Meats

Precooked meats aren’t just used as pizza toppings anymore. Learn how to maximize your menu and improve speed of scratch with these ingredients.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Burke Corporation


Benefits of Moving from Raw to Fully Cooked Meats

The changing landscape for restaurant operators has made the value proposition for precooked meats clear.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Burke Corporation


Benefits of Using Operator Signature Label Precooked Meats

The brand is a restaurant operator's most important asset, and using signature label products can be a great way to protect that asset.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Burke Corporation


Three Ways a POS System Can Maximize Restaurant Profits

Better control of labor and food costs, as well as increased upselling and improved loyalty programs, help restaurants stand out in a crowded marketplace.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: SpeedLine Solutions


Digital Display Technology: An Introduction to Digital Signage

Digital signage is a viable and effective communications tool, but companies taking the first step in signage deployment will be much more successful on the playing field if they understand the basics of what digital media is and how it operates. Learn the basics of digital signage and how to make it most effective.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: LG Electronics USA, Inc.


Going gluten-free: What every restaurant should know [infographic]

A quick look at why restaurant operators should offer gluten-free options on their menus.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: Burke Corporation


Four Considerations When Purchasing Insurance for Pizza Restaurants

Pizzerias have different insurance needs than other foodservice operations. Learn what type of insurance is needed, how to manage loss runs and how to choose the best agent.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: The Upton Group


Webinar: How much is your brand reputation worth? The cost of PCI compliance

PCI is about more than having the necessary hardware for compliance, it's about ensuring your network across all channels of your payment options. And the more time you spend setting up your network up now, the more you can take advantage of the new technologies emerging in the marketplace.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: Vendor Safe Technologies


Infographic: 12 Benefits of Digital Menu Boards

A survey of quick-service and fast casual restaurant operators revealed the top benefits they get from digital menu board systems.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: NEC Display Solutions


Three Advantages of a Cloud-based Restaurant POS System

Technology helps restaurant operators integrate multi-channel sales opportunities.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Leapfrog POS


Three Benefits of Integrating Mobile Payments Acceptance with the POS

Restaurant operators can take advantage of mobile POS now without waiting for the consumer infrastructure to mature.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Leapfrog POS


Pizza POS Systems: Choosing the Right Solution

New technology doesn’t have to mean endless investment. POS systems are available now that integrate Web and mobile apps, offer real-time management tools and are scalable to meet the evolving needs of a restaurant.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: SpeedLine Solutions


What is a mobile payment? [Infographic]

There's a surprising amount of misinformation and confusion being sown about mobile payments. (Even by well-meaning news organizations and reputable tech sites.) Mobile Payments Today felt it was time to cut through the hype and clear things up... with an infographic.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: Mobile Payments Today


Integrating POS Systems with Mobile Payments

Implementing a mobile payments solution doesn't have to be expensive. In this free guide, learn best practices for integrating mobile payments, how to calculate ROI and understand PCI requirements.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Leapfrog POS


Webinar: Data Security: How PCI Compliance 2.0 will impact your restaurant

In this webinar, sponsored by Vendor Safe Technologies, you will learn: * What is PCI? * Common PCI pitfalls and misconceptions...and how to avoid them. * How recent changes to PCI standards will impact your restaurant operation.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: Vendor Safe Technologies


Purchasing the Right POS System

This all-new guide will help you make the right decision when buying or upgrading a POS system.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Granbury Restaurant Solutions


Nancy's Pizza Shrinks Food Cost with POS Controls

A Chicago-based pizza chain increases consistency, controls inventory and reduces food costs with the SpeedLine POS system.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: SpeedLine Solutions


Modernizing the Pizzeria Menu Board

Digital menu boards are changing the way pizzerias are communicating with customers, enhancing flexibility and increasing ROI.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: NEC Display Solutions


Webinar: Turning Servers into Sellers - Increase Sales and Profits with Salesmanship Training

An effective salesmanship training program can help offset declining customer counts and sales. Suggestive selling, add-on selling and up-selling of high profit menu items can add 5% to 10% to your check average.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: North America Pizza & Ice Cream Show


Sustainability: A New Track To Profit (Slides)

Sustainability: A New Track to Profit. Industry leaders provide testimony and advice on how to develop a restaurant with proper sustainability. Download the slides from presentations given by: Peter Truitt, Truitt Brothers/ Jeff Harvey, Burgerville/ Kate Geagan, Author, Go Green Get Lean at the Fast Casual Executive Summit 2009.

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit


National Restaurant Association Keynote Speaker (Slides)

Immediate Past Chairman of the National Restaurant Association, Michael Kaufman, shares details on every aspect of the current restaurant industry. Download the slides of the keynote presentation here. See how the Fast Casual Alliance and the National Restaurant Association are...

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit


Internet Marketing and the Social Media (Slides)

Industry leaders provide vital information regarding the use of the Internet and Social Media to aid in your restaurant's growth. Download the slides from presentations given by: Boris Bugarski, Murgent/ Paul Barron, Fast Casual/ John Pepper, Boloco at the Fast Casual Executive Summit 2009.

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit


Brand Builders (Slides)

Industry leaders share tips and trends on how to enhance brand building in your restaurant through emotional connections with your customers. Download the slides from presentations given by: Ed Frechette, Au Bon Pain/ Alan Hixon, Mooyah Burgers and Fries/ Dan Kim, Red Mango/ Patrick Benisillo, VGS at the Fast Casual Executive Summit 2009.

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit


Brain Exchange (Slides)

Brain Exchange Session. Find information on discussions relating to eight topics including: Fast Casual Startups, Menu Development, Web & Social Marketing, Team Dynamics, Winning Brand Design, Building Online Ordering and Catering, Direct Mail, and Leadership Techniques.

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit


Culinary Experience for the Innovators (Slides)

Follow industry leaders as they discuss current trends in fast casual dining, what customers are seeking, and how one company operates with a Guest-Driven attitude. Download the slides from presentations given by: Phil Costner, La Madeleine/ Dan Ross, US Foodservice at the Fast Casual Executive Summit 2009.

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit


Executive Summit Keynote Presentation (Slides)

Fast Casual Executive Summit Keynote Address. Download the slides from presentations given by: Paul Barron, Publisher and Founder FastCasual.com/ Dean Lindsay, Professional Speaker and Author The Progress Agents at the Fast Casual Executive Summit 2009.

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit


Learning the New Financial Business Model (Slides)

Industry leaders share ways to capitalize on financial business models. Download the slides from presentations given by: Louis J. Basile Jr., Wildflower Bread Company/ Jim Greco, Bruegger's Enterprises, Inc./ Larry Reinstein, Fresh City at the Fast Casual Executive Summit 2009.

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit


Beyond the Point of Sale: Planning for Profit with a POS System

Restaurateurs invest in point-of-sale systems first and foremost to improve speed and accuracy of service at the POS. But operators who learn to use their POS system’s planning and reporting tools may find that the system’s biggest impact on profits happens before the restaurant opens for the day.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: SpeedLine Solutions


Employee Screening: Finding the Right Employees

Having good employees makes the difference between a good business and great business, but the employee-selection process can be loaded with challenges. This special report, sponsored by College Station, Texas-based iiX Employment Screening Services, will highlight the services available for hiring and retaining quality employees.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: iiX Employment Screening Services


An In-Depth Look at Warewashing

Often overlooked and even more often misunderstood, foodservice warewashing is the method bywhich dishes, glasses, flatware, pots and pans, etc. are cleaned by an automated or manual process that employs hot water, agitation and detergent.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Axis Purchasing


Case Study: Mexican Restaurants, Inc.

Multi-location operation seeks all-purpose PCI compliance provider

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Vendor Safe Technologies


Case Study: Dairy Queen® Franchisee

Terri Fote needed an affordable, simple, quick and effective PCI-DSS compliance solution. Additionally, she knew that the credit card industry had created guidelines to protect credit cards against data breach. The challenge was finding a way to quickly implement the standard which has many complex requirements.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Vendor Safe Technologies


Case Study: Burger King® Franchisee

Ghai Management Services was worrried about their network being breached by hackers and customer credit card data being stolen. Burger King Corporation made it clear, it’s up to the franchisee to create a safe environment for their guests.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Vendor Safe Technologies


Case Study: Town & Country Grocers

Jason Villmer, IT Manager for all Town & Country Grocers’ locations, needed a comprehensive Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance and security solution. Although Villmer possessed 10 years of IT experience with the company, he lacked the time and manpower to implement an effective plan to protect the network.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Vendor Safe Technologies


Case Study: Sinclair Oil

Sinclair, a recognized brand at more than 2,500 convenience stores, needed to secure its dealers’ POS systems to achieve Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) compliance.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Vendor Safe Technologies


Case Study: Fast Food Security Breach

This franchise relied upon the POS software reseller to be their de facto IT department. The reseller performed a standard installation of the POS software and associated hardware at each location.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Vendor Safe Technologies


Case Study: Corporate Office Becomes Point of Failure in Network Topology

For several years, the company relied on a Point-to-Point Frame Relay network that terminated to the corporate office and supported the individual stores. This allowed the IT support staff to securely communicate to the stores for supporting technical issues while managing all communications centrally.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Vendor Safe Technologies


Case Study: Apex looks to better serve customers by providing secure wireless solution

As a premier IT services and support company, APEX Digital Solutions, Inc. was seeking a reputable partner to help them expand their offering into wireless solutions. With future trends including mobile payment initiatives and interactive loyalty programs, Jason Lambiris, CEO, saw a need to provide wireless capabilities to his customers today.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Vendor Safe Technologies


WiFi and Mobility in Retail Stores

Understanding how WiFi and Mobility affect a retail network

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Vendor Safe Technologies



 

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