Philip and John Bourada, owners of three New York Fries locations in Ottawa, Canada, turn on the computer in their home office first thing every morning to view live video from the March Networks® video surveillance systems in their three food court outlets around the city.
Some restaurateurs think of video surveillance strictly as a tool to investigate incidents of theft and other risks such as slip and falls, but Hideaway Pizza, a 12-restaurant chain based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, thinks of video surveillance more as a critical enabler of operational excellence.
A Jacksonville, Florida, Pizza Hut manager prompted a wave of criticism with a memo mandating that staff members in the path of Hurricane Irma were to evacuate no more than 24 hours before the storm and return to work within 72 hours afterward.
Executives from 17 countries gathered in London for the 2017 Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit — Europe last week. The event, produced by Networld Media Group, provided the opportunity for more than 100 restaurant leaders to share advice, success stories and discuss how they moved on from failure.
Summer is just around the corner and so are the odors inherent when warmer weather and food mix at your restaurant. Here are six tips from the maintenance experts at Cintas to keep down the stink this summer.
By implementing device-level monitoring of energy consumption, chains gain unmatched visibility into the devices running their restaurants and can easily identify systems that are inefficient or improperly used.