Customers now make decisions about where to eat on a more local level, so restaurateurs must adapt their marketing strategies.
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Employees get a food and drink credit, medical and dental insurance and tips, which all resulted to a 3.2-percent increase to the brand's bottom line.
John Offerdahl, former Miami Dolphins linebacker and owner of Offerdahl’s Café Grill, discusses how the lessons he learned from playing in the NFL helps him run his business.
The fast casual industry has grown by 600 percent over the past 15 years, and that’s because it knows the secret to attracting and keeping customers.
C-level execs from Kudo Corporation, Corner Bakery Café, Giardino Gourmet Salads and Supply Chain Services discuss how to ensure profitable growth, including building an efficient supply chain.
Kelly Roddy, CEO of Schlotsky's, was part of the CEO panel during the recent Fast Casual Executive Summit in New Orleans. He said that operators are currently experiencing tough challenges with the economy, the legislative environment and more competitive. To...
Carl Howard, CEO of Fazoli's, accepts his award during FastCasual.com's Top 100 Awards Banquet. Fazoli's was named No. 1 on the 2013 list of Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers.
WhentoManage has launched a new platform to help control inventory and labor costs, said Walker Thompson, VP of sales and marketing. The solution connects the data from the POS system to what's on the shelf, so staff can easily see...
The hosts of GeekBeat.TV chat with Darnell Holloway of Yelp about how restaurant owners can use the customer reviews to attract and retain customers.
Revention has released an online ordering solution called Hunger Rush, which runs on an HTML5 Platform, also has POS capabilities, explains Laura Gaudin, product manager for Revention. She also chats about how the system is PCI compliant and why restaurant operators will benefit from using the solution.
Noah Glass, founder of OLO, an online and mobile ordering platform, discusses why mobile ordering is quickly gaining popularity among restaurant customers.
Scott DeFife, the executive vice president of Policy and Government Affairs with the National Restaurant Association, said there were 400 to 500 restaurant operators who stopped by the new Solutions Center Booth during the recent NRA Show to inquire about...
Heartland Payments' SmartLink unveiled a new food safety monitoring system at the National Restaurant Association Show last month. The system monitors cooler temperatures and alerts operators of any temperature discrepancies or compliance issues. It helps prevent food loss and streamline operations, according to Jim Ealy.
SpenDifference's Brad Moore shares the results of the company's survey that polled restaurant chains about their price increases.
Jessica Welsh, marketing communications manager at VendorSafe, discusses the issue of PCI compliance for the restaurant industry during the 2012 NRA Show in Chicago.
Sbarro's newly elected CEO Jim Greco discusses the chain's strategy moving forward during the 2012 NRA Show in Chicago. Greco said the chain's vision is to be the pre-eminant fast casual brand worldwide.
Cintas launched its new floor care program at the 2012 NRA Show in Chicago. The company's floor-care solutions were created around three central themes: protect, maintain and deep clean.
Mike Handy, founder of GoWaiter.com, talks about the company's delivery service during the 2012 NRA Show. Handy also discusses the delivery trend among QSR chains in the industry.
Brad Cyprus, from Vendor Safe Technologies, and Jeremy Gibeault, of Firehouse Subs, share take-aways from their Fast Casual Executive Summit session on the importance and strategies of PCI compliance.
Advances in technology and lower prices have allowed more operators to adopt biometrics as part of their loss prevention plans.