What's in a Good Food Safety Audit?

What's in a Good Food Safety Audit?

While no two brands’ needs will ever be exactly the same, selecting an effective food safety auditing partner is a crucial step toward achieving both short and long-term success.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Steritech


Clicking with Customers: Exceeding Expectations Through Better Digital Experiences

Clicking with Customers: Exceeding Expectations Through Better Digital Experiences

It’s not enough for a restaurant to add technology solutions such as online ordering and self-service kiosks. Those solutions must work together to create a seamless, satisfying customer experience.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: DineEngine


Locking Down Security

Locking Down Security

The National Restaurant Association estimates that US restaurants lose $2 billion each year to employee theft. Is it happening to you?

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: SpeedLine POS


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&pizza, Rotolo's, Pie Five with the whys behind Pi Day

&pizza, Rotolo's, Pie Five with the whys behind Pi Day

Pi Day is here and that means not only deals, fun and even a little something serious.

Lessons for pizza brands in Panera's mobile pay experience

Lessons for pizza brands in Panera's mobile pay experience

If Panera's CEO and his brand's experiences with tech tools like Apple Pay, is any indication, pizza brands stand to gain possibly more than other food service players from the influx of mobile order, pay and customer experience offerings.

3 big pizza trends bring bigger pizza kitchen concerns

3 big pizza trends bring bigger pizza kitchen concerns

By Charlie Lewis Culinary Supply Chain Specialist/Consolidated Concepts The rate of change in foodservice has always been swift, but technology is propelling the pizza restaurateur's rocket forward today at a pace that challenges the speed of light. It's not just...

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.

NYC all-digital pizzeria does all-online ordering, all the time

NYC all-digital pizzeria does all-online ordering, all the time

Newly opened Long Island City Pizza Factory is planting a flag, claiming it is the world's first "full-digital pizzeria," an accomplishment its owners hope will give it a direct connection right into customer hearts.

Millennials: 'Give us big discounts, cut the small talk'

Millennials: 'Give us big discounts, cut the small talk'

One of the more eye-opening sessions at this Fast Casual Executive Summit in Nashville this month was a quick, question-filled hour-long chat with a varied panel of millennials about what gets their restaurant business and what does not.

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.

Worldwide expansion: Where to go and who to know

Worldwide expansion: Where to go and who to know

The old adage of "getting to know the locals" is more relevant today than ever for restaurant chains. Here, Euromonitor's Stephen Dutton spells out three guiding principles proven in global restaurant market research.

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.

McDonald's massive move to mobile ordering: A big change that warrants big groundwork

McDonald's massive move to mobile ordering: A big change that warrants big groundwork

McDonald’s and its recently unveiled plans to implement mobile ordering and curbside pickup is proof that even the mightiest brands now know mobile ordering is the order of the future. But, chains must lay the groundwork for this major transition by preparing a foundation that helps them clear the potential hurdles and move on to future success.

Gutting the 'gut feelings' from hiring: 2 restaurant companies' $40M story

Gutting the 'gut feelings' from hiring: 2 restaurant companies' $40M story

Who knew technology could help restaurateurs get the right human touch tableside? Two large restaurant companies tell their highly profitable story.

At the Summit: Are you embracing the Internet of Things in your franchise?

At the Summit: Are you embracing the Internet of Things in your franchise?

Everyone seems to be talking about the "Internet of Things," or IOT, but what does that have to do with restaurants?

3 changes to PCI mandate that restaurateurs don't understand

3 changes to PCI mandate that restaurateurs don't understand

Three changes to the PCI DSS mandate have already had dramatic effects on a number of business owners and vendors.

Growing reception and use of restaurant self-serve POS

Growing reception and use of restaurant self-serve POS

While rugged mobile tablets are making their way into the food services market, one element of the checkout experience that continues to be in demand for restaurant patrons are self-serve kiosks.

Why mobile payments matter to EMV compliance

Why mobile payments matter to EMV compliance

Paying with your mobile device is one of the best digital initiatives out there. Many merchants have been hesitant about mobile payments, but with the EMV compliance mandate at our doorstep in the U.S., the time for business owners to put out the “open” sign for mobile payments is now.

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