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Digital Dollars: Choosing a web ordering partner & driving online sales

Web ordering is driving sales for pizza and delivery restaurants: more than 50% of sales for some leading chains, In this guide, find expert tips on web ordering promotion, best practices to upsize online orders and increase frequency, and tips for choosing the right provider.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: SpeedLine Solutions


OFFERING MORE THAN CONVENIENCE: The Benefits of Adding a Food Program to Your Store

Convenience stores are built around the idea that consumers want a fast and easy method for purchasing items throughout the day. For years, c-stores have relied on gas and tobacco sales to keep their business profitable.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Motion Technology, Inc


Fuddruckers Modernizes with New Guest Paging System

Popular fast casual restaurant Fuddruckers prides themselves on creating the best and freshest burgers for their customers. Texas-based franchise owner David Futrell owns nine locations and has operated for over 10 years under a promise to deliver his guests only the best burgers on freshly baked buns.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Traditional Vented Fryer Vs. Ventless Fryer

With the AutoFry and the MultiChef, ventless and hoodless operation is a key selling point for a few simple reasons. First, when you’re looking to add new cooking technology to your line up you need to think about cost: cost of equipment, cost of installation and cost of product the equipment can cook. Most people only consider the first cost.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: Motion Technology, Inc


Increasing Bar Profits: The Benefits of Adding Food to the Menu

Bar profits have long been concentrated on drinks served at the bar, with liquor, beer and wine all having high profit margins on their own. But if you’re looking to increase profits further, it might be time to consider adding food to the bar menu.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Motion Technology, Inc


Kronos Workforce Ready ACA Manager Datasheet

With Kronos Workforce Ready® ACA Manager™, you can proactively manage ACA compliance across your entire workforce. Get complete automation and high-quality information for driving cost-effective labor decisions and minimizing ACA compliance risk.

Type: Brochure

Sponsor: Kronos Incorporated


Workforce Ready Solution Guide

Learn more about the Kronos Workforce Ready suite, which provides the complete automation and high-quality information you need to manage your workforce — from pre-hire to retire.

Type: Brochure

Sponsor: Kronos Incorporated


Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, LLC Case Study

A leading four-season mountain resort leverages Workforce Ready to hire, track, and manage its full-time, part-time, and seasonal employees more efficiently and cost effectively.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Kronos Incorporated


Blarney Castle Oil Case Study

A family-owned oil and propane business, with 102 locations, uses Kronos Workforce Ready's full suite to increase productivity, control labor costs, and minimize compliance risk, including ACA.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Kronos Incorporated


Why It’s Time to Evaluate Your Timekeeping System

Download the free eBook to learn why yesterday’s timekeeping tools aren’t cut out for today’s rapidly evolving compliance mandates. Learn how modern, cloud-based solutions can help you reduce the risk of noncompliance, gain unprecedented visibility, and manage in the moment.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Kronos Incorporated


Top 5 Technology Game Changers for Workforce Management

In this ebook, you will learn how new technologies — including cloud, mobile, integration, and analytics — are making it possible for small and mid-size organizations to deploy affordable, easy-to-use solutions to automate and streamline workforce management.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Kronos Incorporated


Infographic: The Future of Tipping

Tipping continues to be an aspect of the restaurant industry worth around $40 billion a year**. However, in the last few years, there have been surprising changes in tipping trends in fast casual dining and casual dining restaurants. We surveyed workers to get their opinions on the future of tipping.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: Snagajob


Jason's Deli Table Tracker Case Study

Table Tracker is a table location system that helps fast-casual restaurants identify where guests are sitting. Instead of number cards, guest are given wireless Trackers that send the guest’s location to a kitchen display, effectively eliminating the need for food runners to search for guests.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Alondra Hot Wings | On Cue for Restaurants

The Challenge- Alondra Hot Wings shared the same challenges as any busy restaurant: How to efficiently manage the flow of customers through a busy waiting area while seating guests in a timely fashion.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Alondra Hot Wings | Check Point Survey Case Study

The Challenge- Before converting to Check Point Surveys, Alondra Hot Wings used comment cards to process customer feedback. Owner noticed that many guests did not use the comment cards. “Some customers told us they didn’t trust comment cards because they thought the server might not turn in negative comments,” Kazarian (owner) explained.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Pizza Ranch | Table Tacker Case Study

The Challenge - When guests order a custom pizza or non-buffet menu item at Pizza Ranch, it has to be delivered to their table in time for them to enjoy it with their buffet items. Pizza Ranch was using number cards at the tables to direct food runners to where to deliver these orders.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


The Restaurant of the Future: How Technology will Transfrom the Guest Experience

Technology is no longer a novelty in the food service industry. It’s the key to survival and success. According to the recently released National Restaurant Association report “Restaurant Industry 2020: A Snapshot of the Future."

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


The Power of Instant Customer Feedback

If there’s one unavoidable reality in any customer-oriented business, it’s this: No matter how good you are, you won’t make everyone happy all the time.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Managing the Front Ebook

Front-door management is key to maximizing the rush. That’s one reason front-door management – the process of managing the guests stacked up at the front during peak times and helping them get seated quickly – is so important.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


The Millennial Mindset: How a Generation is Reshaping Hospitality

America’s Millennial Generation, the roughly 80-100 million people between the ages of 17 and about 35, might be one of the most misunderstood groups by service-oriented businesses.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


2014 Speed of Service Report

In this report, we dive into data from the Restaurant Social Media Index, providing research that connects the dots between consumer behavior and sentiment in relation to multi-unit operators and speed of service.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Why Traditional Hiring Platforms Do Not Work for Restaurants

As restaurant managers of all levels search for new techniques of improving customer experiences, they are realizing how essential the hiring process is. Amidst emerging technology, consumers continue to place high value on personal interaction at point-of-purchase and point-of-sale terminals.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ZippyApp by Talentral


Mobilize: The Guide to Running a Successful Mobile RFP Process

You’re getting ready to evaluate different vendors to support your mobile strategy in 2015 and beyond, which is a perfect time to make sure your Request For Proposal process is comprehensive. Here are some tips for asking the right questions so you get a true, apples to apples comparison of features, services and pricing.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: SplickIt


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


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


Analytics-Driven digital merchandising in QSR

Consumers love the convenience and speed of drive-thru at quick service restaurants (QSR) and so do the food service establishments that offer this safe, easy service option. Drive-thru can account for as much as 70% of location revenues and establishes the location as the “go to” place for future visits.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Techknow


Custom Products that make you stick! Catalog

StickerYou offers the highest quality custom products that make you stick!

Type: Catalog

Sponsor: StickerYou


National Account Window Treatment Service

Turnkey window treatment service for retail and restaurant locations throughout the United States and Canada

Type: Brochure

Sponsor: Insolroll Window Shading Systems


Insolroll Printed Shades Brochure

We make it simple for you to offer your customers custom-printed roller shades. We can print large murals for corporate identification or a teddy bear on the shade in the baby's room. Restaurants and retail locations increase marketing exposure to the street or enhance interior décor.

Type: Brochure

Sponsor: Insolroll Window Shading Systems


StickerYou Custom Stickers

StickerYou custom prints your orders on the highest quality materials. Browse categories below and find just the right design for your custom stickers.

Type: Brochure

Sponsor: StickerYou


StickerYou Custom Stickers & Labels Catalog

Have an idea for a sticker but need help creating it? Let one of our experienced custom sales team assist you and watch your idea come alive.

Type: Catalog

Sponsor: StickerYou


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


Holiday Hiring Infographic

Overall 2014 holiday hiring levels are expected to exceed last year’s. Snagajob surveyed over 1,009 U.S. employers to learn more about their holiday hiring process. Discover their hiring strategies including how much they are willing to pay employees per hour and tools being used to help find the right people.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: Snagajob


How to Profit from ATMs: A Guide for Retailers and Restaurateurs

This report provides an in-depth guide for retailers, restaurateurs and other businesses that are considering installing ATMs on their premises.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Elan Financial Services


Wanna Get Hired? Mobilize Your Job Hunt

You heard that walking into a restaurant and asking for an application is pretty effective. It worked in the past. Heck, it might still work for some operations. But chances are, you’ll have just as much success staying glued to your smartphone. At least that’s what the latest research on mobile job seeking suggests.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: HotSchedules


Infographic: The Millennial Workforce

It’s hard to define a generation, but “Millennials” is the popular term for those who were born between 1980 and 2000. It’s clear that this burgeoning generation has preferences and behaviors different than their predecessors—especially when it comes to jobs.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: Snagajob


Evolving From Frozen to Fresh Hand-Cut Fries

Turn a highly visible and profitable item like French Fries into a Signature Item.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Kingston Fresh


Kingston Fryer: From Planting to Plate

The Kingston Fryer program was developed utilizing over 40 years of benchmarking what makes the perfect frying potato. Working with some of the most successful multi-unit restaurant operators in the country Kingston has refined the process for packing the best potatoes for the FRESH CUT FRENCH FRY AND CHIP market.

Type: Brochure

Sponsor: Kingston Fresh


USDA Fry Color Chart

This is the fourth edition of the color standards for frozen french fried potatoes dated August 1988. No changes have been made from the third edition dated 1972 in which colors No. 00 and 000 were added. These standards provide a series of references depicting changes that occur because of the french frying process.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Kingston Fresh


Infographic: Summer Hiring Insights

After surveying 250 employers from the retail, hospitality and food service industries for our latest Summer Hiring Report, we collected enough data to provide job seekers with some great tips for finding work this season. Find out what fellow employers say the best applicants will bring to the table this summer.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: Snagajob


Infographic: The Five Truths of Minimum Wage

With minimum wage making maximum waves in the news these days, we thought it was time to get the lowdown on perceptions (and misconceptions) about minimum wage. So we surveyed active job seekers and employers to find out their attitudes regarding the topic.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: Snagajob


Inventory Control Basics for Foodservice

Foodservice inventory typically covers inventory stock or consumables/food, beverages, cleaning, and disposable supplies. These products are stored in a designated storage room area or other secure locations of the building. For the purposes of this paper when we talk about...

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Axis Purchasing


Counter Intelligence: The Snagajob Industry Hiring Report | Q4 2013

More applications are coming in and younger job seekers are getting back on the hunt. What does this mean for you?

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: Snagajob


Infographic: Job Seeker Restaurant Survey

Fifty-two percent of job seekers, who have held a restaurant position, have been in the industry for three years or longer. So why is turnover a struggle for many employers?

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: Snagajob


Why Foodservice Organizations Win with GPO’s

A Group Buying Organization (GPO) is an organization that helps pool the buying power of members to help get the best possible prices and quality on products and services. In the consumer markets, these programs are comparable to Costco, Shoppers Warehouse, or insurance bundlers.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Axis Purchasing


Foodservice Supply Chain Basics

There are many philosophies on how to get the best prices in food and supply purchases. Short term versus long term? Bid or Consolidate? From years of experience, Axis Purchasing has learned that the best approach is to work with suppliers and consolidate whenever possible in order to yield the greatest long-term savings.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Axis Purchasing


Manage Food Quality to Maximize ROI

The goal of every foodservice operator is for their patrons to have a wonderful, unique dining experience that prompts them to return again and again. Even better, if customers are impressed enough, they will tell friends and family or write up a favorable evaluation to share on Yelp or another review website.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Axis Purchasing


Case study: Dunkin’ Donuts Franchise Uses Snagajob ReadyHire

The Challenge: CoffeeActionWest, a Dunkin franchise, needed to build a management team for a new location and Craiglist wasn’t cutting it.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Snagajob


Case Study: Chipotle staffs for growth with Snagajob’s ReadyHire approach

The Challenge: To keep up with fast-paced growth, Chipotle needed a way to hire hundreds of crew members quickly.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Snagajob



 

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