As restaurants prepare to serve hungry holiday crowds, restaurant managers also prepare to welcome a wave of seasonal employees. It's critical that restaurant locations across any brand's system know the best ways to welcome and onboard these seasonal holiday workers.
By Stuart Armstrong/ ComQi Group President For many working in food service today, their work is strictly a "job," not a career. That fact is proven in the industry's employee turnover rates alone, with a typical fast-food restaurant fully replacing its entire staff of employees annually.
By Stuart Armstrong/ ComQi Group President When it comes to selecting a digital signage system and software for your food service operation, some features really should not be compromised. The fact is that every restaurant is different and has some...
It's quite a week to be an American with tomorrow's presidential election and Friday's celebration of Veterans Day. Many restaurant brands are playing up this patriotic time with special promotions to honor both days.
By Stuart Armstrong/ ComQi Group President The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Menu Labeling Requirement Act goes into effect May 5, promising to put huge pressures on restaurants with 20 or more locations, who must comply with federal rules to feature both calorie counts and other nutritional information on their menus.
With one day to go before a potentially game-changing presidential election, pizza stocks echoed the country's overall trepidation and commodity prices were no real pick-me-upper, either.
Good news came this morning in the form of a new report on the global pizza market for the next three years. Technavio's latest research shows that the market will grow at a CAGR of 3 percent through 2020.
Is the avocado shortage still on? The answer, it seems, depends on who you ask and what news source you rely on.
Tim Tang of Hughes interviewed Douglas Kwong, Digital Director of Cicis Pizza at the 2016 CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit, about how the chain uses digital marketing to delight its customers.
Early-bird registration is now open for next year's London and Dallas summits.
Are you leaving money on the table? Learn how to turn your POS into a money-producing machine for what some analysts believe is a coming restaurant recession.
A one-hour session on optimizing restaurant labor yielded many more hours worth of proven strategies to maximize the efforts of your workforce. This article focuses on the 10 ideas put forth in the session last month at the Fast Casual Executive Summit in Laguna Beach, California.
Been there. Done that. That old saying, indicating a shared experience — often the challenging ones — aptly describes a series of continuing sessions that took place at this year's Fast Casual Executive Summit in Southern California earlier this month.
Halving employee turnover and ensuring your business future are two key advantages that three veteran restaurateurs said they realized after raising their wages now, instead of waiting for what they believe is the "inevitable" to happen.
Many restaurants are ditching signs indicating separate men's and women's restrooms.
How clear is the path to both your digital and in-store pickup points? Avoid these four common problems with the fixes provided here.
If you're a pizza restaurateur and you’re still hiding under your covers this Monday, you're likely not alone. Not only are we beginning that last rocky week before the presidential election, but commodity prices mostly increased last week.
The Fast Casual Executive Summit 2016 brought together hundreds of c-level executives to learn from one another in Dana Point, California.