Top Tech Trends Reshaping the Restaurant Business in 2018

Top Tech Trends Reshaping the Restaurant Business in 2018

The restaurant industry has always been at the leading edge of technological integration, and 2018 promises to bring more exciting changes.

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Sponsor: Visual Graphic Systems, Inc. / Studio D Creative


Creating the Modern- Day Farm Stand with Digital Menus

Creating the Modern- Day Farm Stand with Digital Menus

Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop partners with Embed Digital to emphasize the restaurant’s ‘farm-to-table’ philosophy.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Embed Digital


Lemonade Sweetens its Restaurants with Digital Signage

Lemonade Sweetens its Restaurants with Digital Signage

The fast-growing fast casual partnered with Embed Digital to maximize the guest experience.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Embed Digital


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Refining the recipe: Leading a pizza legacy brand into its best future

Refining the recipe: Leading a pizza legacy brand into its best future

Growing a legacy brand into a lasting future is never easy and always time- and personnel-intensive. In this blog, Mr. Gatti's President Michael Poates shares some lessons learned from that process in the Mr. Gatti's household to take the nearly 50-year-old brand from what was, to what's going to be a very successful future.

Restaurant leaders discuss 3 digital categories turning industry on its head

Restaurant leaders discuss 3 digital categories turning industry on its head

Digital signage, online ordering and loyalty apps are collectively transforming the restaurant business as we've known it for most of the past several decades. Check out what Fazoli's and La Madeleine leaders recently said about those changes, along with some great observations on the digital initiatives from NPD Group.

[WEBINAR] Online Brand Makeover: Winning the Restaurant Delivery Race

[WEBINAR] Online Brand Makeover: Winning the Restaurant Delivery Race

It all boils down to mobile in a lot of ways these days for pizza brands, meaning the better your online ordering experience, the better your sales. That was the subject of an hour-long webinar that instructed participants how to evaluate and make their brands over online to enhance the mobile ordering experience.

Menu labeling law enforcement starts May 7: Last-minute checklist

Menu labeling law enforcement starts May 7: Last-minute checklist

With full FDA backing this year, menu labeling regulations will be enforced starting, Monday, May 7. These five last-minute status checks will help you ensure you're ready.

Sides being drawn on alternate menu-labeling plan passed by US House

Sides being drawn on alternate menu-labeling plan passed by US House

The U.S. House passage this week of the so-called "Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act" (H.R. 772) is either an attempt to water down previous menu-labeling measures set to take effect in May, or a break for restaurant operators, depending on your position in the foodservice industry.

Restaurant tech: What pizza operators need now to woo today's customers

Restaurant tech: What pizza operators need now to woo today's customers

Your customers are a bit like very engaged parents: They have expectations. That is particularly true today when it comes to the tech your brand offers to stay engaged and to keep them coming back for more.

3 game-changing digital menu board decisions for QSR leaders

3 game-changing digital menu board decisions for QSR leaders

Digital menu boards can be marketing dynamite for a well-run QSR, but only if leadership makes wise decisions around these 3 key components of the system chosen for their brands.

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.

Digital menus: Do you fear something you already know?

Digital menus: Do you fear something you already know?

Editor's Note: A version of this blog original appeared on Pizza Marketplace's sister site, Digital Signage Today. A few days ago I was reading some articles on digital menu boards. Many of them were about how to lay out the...

In pictures: Global restaurant execs in London: Part 1

In pictures: Global restaurant execs in London: Part 1

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.

Menu Labeling: Recent clarification means law goes into effect as planned

Menu Labeling: Recent clarification means law goes into effect as planned

Yesterday when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration sent out its Clarified Statement on Compliance Date, regarding the activation on Dec.

Webinar: How Texas DQ used digital menus to ease growing pains

Webinar: How Texas DQ used digital menus to ease growing pains

If you ask around you probably won't get a lot of argument to the assertion that digital signage is pretty cool, though some restaurateurs have concerns about scaling their digital signage as they grow.

Are your diners a little lost?

Are your diners a little lost?

A new poll finds there's a lot of confusion out in America's restaurant dining rooms about just what those menu items really are.

Part One: A new restaurant sector pokes its way out of the shell in California

Part One: A new restaurant sector pokes its way out of the shell in California

In this first of a three-part series, we take a closer look at the chain that claims it's inventing a new restaurant sector that combines speed and quality into an idea that some industry analysts say the market is clamoring for.

Pizza restaurateurs: Start your calorie counters

Pizza restaurateurs: Start your calorie counters

When the FDA issues its Notice of Availability for menu labeling guidelines later this month, pizza restaurateurs across the U.S. will have one year to get all their ingredients analyzed and on the menu.

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