4 key steps to maximizing success with seasonal workers

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.

Series Part III: Digital signage software beyond the order counter

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.

Series part II: 5 key questions to ask about digital signage software

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...

A load of tasty restaurant LTOs tell veterans 'Thanks'

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.

Series Part I: 7 signage software essentials you must know before you go digital

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.

Commodities: Prices echo country's 'case of nerves' this week

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.

Report: 4 top pizza industry growth factors

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.

Holy Guacamole! Are avocados back or not?

Is the avocado shortage still on? The answer, it seems, depends on who you ask and what news source you rely on.

How mobile allows Cici's Pizza to deliver enhanced customer experience

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.

Going global: Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit adds European event

Early-bird registration is now open for next year's London and Dallas summits.

Webinar: 7 essential strategies to recession-proof your restaurant

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.

Fast Casual Summit: 10 moves to maximize your manpower

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.

Fast Casual Summit helps industry 'brains' exchange experience

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.

At Fast Casual Exec Summit: Why raising wages NOW is a good idea

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.

Now trending: Restaurants offering gender-neutral bathrooms

Many restaurants are ditching signs indicating separate men's and women's restrooms.

No-weight waiting: 4 pickup order problems and their solutions

How clear is the path to both your digital and in-store pickup points? Avoid these four common problems with the fixes provided here.

Commodities: A 'trick-y' market for pizza restaurateurs

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.

Fast Casual Exec Summit attendees learn that success isn't just about food, it's about the people

The Fast Casual Executive Summit 2016 brought together hundreds of c-level executives to learn from one another in Dana Point, California.

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