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Pizza Point of Sale | Right the First Time

How understanding the critical requirements can help you avoid a costly mistake.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: SpeedLine POS


6 Steps to Help You Choose the POS Software that Best Suits Your Business

POS software is a key component of every business establishment and plays a critical role in fostering the success of any business. This makes it important to select the right solution from among the many solutions offered by a seemingly endless roster of vendors.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Touch Dynamic


WEBINAR: Managing customer relationships - what Which Wich learned on its search for the perfect CRM

If you are involved on a decision-making team for your chain, this webinar will save you time, and deliver a unique perspective that’s not available anywhere else. From operational to marketing to franchisee considerations, this one-on-one interview will enable your team to make a fantastic final decision.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: Paytronix Systems, Inc.


Shades Reduce Glare at Chipotle

Sun glare is a common problem for many quick-service and fast-casual restaurant chains, whose storefronts often include large expanses of glass windows. Chipotle Mexican Grill has eliminated the problem by installing solar-screen shades that reduce heat and glare while maintaining outward visibility.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Insolroll Window Shading Systems


Creating Restaurant Ambience

Whether your restaurant concept calls for patrons to be able to separately control the shades in their own seating areas, or for all shades to be automatically controlled from a central location, Insolroll can make your perfect control scenario a reality.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Insolroll Window Shading Systems


Table Tracker improves operations at Labriola Ristorante

With the introduction of Labriola's fresh and new concept, operations manager Edwin Arreola wanted to take a different approach to food delivery than the usual table numbers. Arreola wanted to find a way to manage the rush and ensure food delivery and operations would run smoothly.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


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 POS


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


It's All About the Customer Experience

Great experiences keep customers coming back time and time again. Give your customers a “wow” experience and they will tell their friends and colleagues and share on social media.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Interactive Customer Experience Summit (ICX Summit)


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


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


Get a Bigger Piece of the Pie

Online ordering, and mobile ordering in particular, is no longer simply a nice add-on for consumers, it's an expectation.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: Leapfrog POS


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


Squadle and Triton Partnership Provides Easy Access to Essential Data for Restaurants

Retail and restaurant managers will see clear benefits to the simplification of data access.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Triton


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


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


SAVOR...Chicago Streamlines Convention Cafe with Self-service

Self-order kiosks from NEXTEP SYSTEMS help ensure that visitors to North America's busiest convention center don't have to wait in line.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: NEXTEP SYSTEMS


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


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


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


Infographic: Think Mobile First

The impact of mobile on the retail and restaurant industries continues to grow. This infographic gives the key data points to explain why mobile is an investment worth making.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit


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


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


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



 

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