Potato Storage & Handling Tips

Potato Storage & Handling Tips

This downloadable wall poster from the Idaho Potato Commission provides tips and suggestions for storing and handling Idaho® potatoes. Potatoes are more delicate than they appear!

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Sponsor: Idaho Potato Commission


The Power of Intelligent Inventory in Restaurants

The Power of Intelligent Inventory in Restaurants

New intelligent technologies can take your inventory management to the next level. These systems can save managers time, cur food waste costs, and create opportunities to drive your bottom- and top-line revenue in more efficient and effective ways.

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Sponsor: HotSchedules


Fragmentation: The Silent Killer in Workforce and Back Office Management

Fragmentation: The Silent Killer in Workforce and Back Office Management

Access to big data gives managers the insight they need to achieve their business goals like never before. Unlike complex and costly legacy systems, next-gen back-office systems can handle the demands of today’s competitive restaurant environments.  This guide explores in more detail.

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Sponsor: HotSchedules


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Commodities: A good news-bad news kind of week

Commodities: A good news-bad news kind of week

Commodity and pizza stock prices were a true blend of good and bad news last week with the bright spots in this week's report revolving around a plentiful cheese supply and healthy crude oil inventories.

Caterers can make $6 for every dollar invested in food waste

Caterers can make $6 for every dollar invested in food waste

Restaurant brands with large catering arms would do themselves a favor by cutting food waste, according to a news report that found that every $1 invested in food-waste reduction saved more than $6 in operating costs.

Louisville Domino's, Old Chicago pizza employees diagnosed with Hepatitis A

Louisville Domino's, Old Chicago pizza employees diagnosed with Hepatitis A

Two Louisville employees — one who recently worked at a Domino's and a second at an Old Chicago Pizza location — have been diagnosed with acute Hepatitis A, according to the Louisville Metro Department of Health and Wellness.

Commodities: Cheese, wheat, auto fuel get pricier

Commodities: Cheese, wheat, auto fuel get pricier

Most pizza stocks monitored by this site took hits last week during trading, though one brand did get some love from Wall Street.

Theft at the POS: What is Your QSR Missing?

Theft at the POS: What is Your QSR Missing?

There are many different kinds of employee theft – stealing food, abusing discounts, or giving extras to friends and family – but in my experience, a lot of these cases can be traced back to the point-of-sale (POS).

No time to watch surveillance video? Try a remote video audit

No time to watch surveillance video? Try a remote video audit

Audits can focus on loss prevention issues – such as a case of suspected employee theft – or operations, compliance and safety issues, or a mix of all of these things. As the business owner, you can determine the types of things you want to monitor.

Points to ponder before 'playing around' with pizza payment

Points to ponder before 'playing around' with pizza payment

The payment landscape is changing rapidly and these three areas will help you prepare.

Commodities: Somebody must have hit replay ... but no complaints

Commodities: Somebody must have hit replay ... but no complaints

It was another nice week of pizza stock trading and largely lower commodity prices last week, almost an exact replay of the previous week's financial stats.

Commodities: Stock prices pumped up, but pump prices siphon gains

Commodities: Stock prices pumped up, but pump prices siphon gains

Pizza brands did well as the market soared on Wall Street last week, but the highest New Year's pump prices since 2014 stole back some of the profits.

Start-up tips for pizza leaders seeking restaurant management software

Start-up tips for pizza leaders seeking restaurant management software

Restaurant management software providers all often seem to be speaking the same language. But don't let that mislead you when you're seeking an RMS solution for your specific needs. Here's how to start that search on the right track so you end up reaching your destination.

Blaze, Beefsteak, McAlister's chefs on the 3 legs that support great menu innovation

Blaze, Beefsteak, McAlister's chefs on the 3 legs that support great menu innovation

The world for chefs at pizza brands typically must fit in a circular, crusted pie, but within those confines, there's plenty of room for creativity. But as was learned at the annual Fast Casual Executive Summit in Nashville last month, no matter how great an item tastes, it has to be supported by at least three main goals.

Commodities: Papa John’s gets another scoop of 'Rocky Road'

Commodities: Papa John’s gets another scoop of 'Rocky Road'

With prices falling on many essentials, it was a fairly good week for pizza brands ... unless your name is Papa John's.

Commodities: Yes, Papa John's took a hit

Commodities: Yes, Papa John's took a hit

Last week’s commodities trading was a mixed bag of good and bad news, with minor wins for pizza operators on cheese and natural gas prices. But, in trading on Wall Street, it was all about the fallout from Papa John's CEO John Schnatter's comments about the NFL’s effects on the brand’s Q3 performance.

Commodities: All tricks, no treats last week in pizza operating costs

Commodities: All tricks, no treats last week in pizza operating costs

Falling stock prices and rising commodity costs make for unhappy pizza restaurateurs as we head into the week of tricks and treats.

CEOs of Wing Zone, Focus Brands, Captain D's, Backyard Burgers, Koti Pizza predict industry changes, trends

CEOs of Wing Zone, Focus Brands, Captain D's, Backyard Burgers, Koti Pizza predict industry changes, trends

This year's Fast Casual Executive Summit wrapped up Tuesday night with insights from some of the industry's most successful CEOs.

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Best practices for managing food costs via employee training, using the right equipment and going green.

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