3 (More) Benefits of Using Digital Signage for Inventory Management

While the direct benefits of using digital signage to help manage inventory are easy to see, a few aren't as readily apparent.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Scala, Inc.


How Mystery Shopping can Supercharge Your Marketing and Training

By dramatically improving product quality and the customer experience, mystery shopping could be called the ultimate brand insurance.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Sentry Marketing Group


Choosing the Right Potato Supplier for Fresh-Cut French Fries

Done correctly, few side dishes are better than fresh-cut french fries. Done poorly, they can be a guest turnoff.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Kingston Fresh


3 Reasons Green Tea Generates More Revenue for Restaurants

Making green tea a mainstay in a restaurant's beverage lineup can draw customers and boost sales.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: DS Services of America, Inc.


5 Ways to Use Products and Design to Increase Restaurant Profitability

Developing an extensive fast casual menu that drives revenue with minimal operating complexity.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: McAlister's Deli


How to Become a Solid Online Pizza Business

Simply posting an Internet storefront isn't enough to satisfy consumers. Success of an online presence relies on a creative mix that features secure transactions, sales tools, mobile apps and social media integration.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Revention


5 Factors in Using Customer Service to Stand Out from the Competition

Implementing a culture of service and hospitality can help fast casual restaurants excel.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: McAlister's Deli


Three Ways Hiring Technology Can Streamline Your Process

One of the hardest parts of owning a business is finding, and keeping, good employees. Incorporating hiring technology can help simplify this process.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Snagajob


Digital Signage Changes the Look and Feel of The Fresh Grocer

With products always in flux and growth in process, the retailer needed a more adaptable signage solution.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Philips Signage Solutions


Developing Additional Revenue in Restaurant Kitchens

Innovations help make operations more efficient and effective.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: The Middleby Corporation


5 Ways Catering Can Generate New Revenue

Taking products off-site can be successful for a fast casual restaurant.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: McAlister's Deli


Four Advanced Technologies that Give Restaurant Operators an Edge

Improvements and innovations increasingly can mean more revenue and profitability for brands sharp enough to use them.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: McAlister's Deli


Banking on Self-Order Kiosks

Self-order kiosks from NEXTEP SYSTEMS help a major financial institution manage its corporate foodservice program, keeping its employees happy and productive.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: NEXTEP SYSTEMS


Profitable Restaurants Turn More Tables

For fast casual operators, simplifying the process of delivering food can lead to happier customers and increased profits.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Jack in the Box Seeds Markets for Growth

Franchisees can leverage unique brand equities, proven results and their local expertise to create cost-effective growth opportunities.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Jack In The Box


Fast Casual 2012 Top 100 Movers & Shakers

FastCasual.com's seventh annual review of the restaurant segment's Top 100 movers and shakers takes a look at the brands, people, technology, menu trends and innovations leading the industry.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: Henny Penny


Three Restaurant Franchising Myths Debunked

Operators may think franchising is too expensive or difficult, but knowing the facts can help a restaurant grow.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: FastCasual.com


Better Guest Experience with Faster Service

Decrease wait time for food delivery and improve service efficiency to enhance the guest experience.

Type: Fact Sheet

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Grow your business with Table Tracker

Table Tracker is a table location system that identifies where guests are sitting so you can deliver food faster, create a better guest experience and operate more efficiently.

Type: Fact Sheet

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


The Restaurant of the Future: How Technology will Transform the Guest Experience

As new technology slowly creeps into the restaurant world, a picture of the future is emerging. No part of the guest experience will be unchanged, starting with the way hungry diners choose their destination and extending all the way through the way they pay their bill — and all points in between.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Can you Grow Efficiency and Customer Satisfaction at the Same Time?

Are your customers engaged? Are you connecting with customers through mobile technology? Do you have operational processes that include consumer measurement and marketing capabilities?

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Blending Cell Phones and Guest Pagers: The Evolution of Paging Systems in the Hospitality Industry

In the hospitality industry, a paging system is as common as knives and forks. However, as cell phone technology became widely adopted, the need for a hybrid paging/texting system emerged, but implementing a new system or upgrading an existing one can be difficult and costly.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Managing the Front Door for a Better Guest Experience

It has been said that restaurants and other customer-service businesses rise and fall on their performance during peak hours – the few hours a day when customers are lined up and waiting.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Improve the Guest Experience with Guest Paging

Businesses understand the importance of communicating with guests. Increase operation efficiency and enhance the guest experience with guest paging systems in a discreet manner. Manage guests and deliver the service they need quickly and directly with notification or message-based paging system.

Type: Fact Sheet

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


On Cue Turns Wait Time Management into a Well-Oiled Machine

Alondra Hot Wings Restaurant & Grill is a full-service restaurant with four locations in Los Angeles County. The vision of Alondra Hot Wings is to serve quality food for families with exceptional service in a great atmosphere.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Integrated Communication System Transforms Operations: How technology’s impact on customer service affects profits

The basics of delivering a superior customer service experience haven’t changed: Customers want friendly, fast, knowledgeable service from a salesperson interested in going the extra mile to close the deal. But technology has transformed, and, in some ways, has complicated communication with customers.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Instant Feedback that Matters

Get real customer reactions to your restaurant before they go with Check Point surveys.

Type: Brochure

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


The Generation With Huge Spending Power

Learn why restaurants need Gen Y-ers and how dismissing them can be fatal to their business.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Manage your reputation before customers leave

Management in the restaurant industry isn’t just about managing a physical location: it also involves managing customer perceptions. Skip Cass, chief executive officer of Long Range Systems, has an editorial in Restaurant Hospitality, explaining how technology and data can be...

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Infographic: How Long is the Wait?

In order to learn more about the average wait times at restaurants, the LRS marketing team distributed a survey to 8,500 restaurant managers. The following infographic provides a summary of the wait times at casual restaurants and the benefits of using a tablet to seat customers.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Case Study: Mad Greens-Inspired Eats

Download to see how the PeopleMatter Platform helped Mad Greens: -Ensure 100 percent compliance with automated workflows, -Improve candidate quality with pre-hire assessments, -Increase visibility, consistency and efficiency and -Streamline hiring and onboarding operations.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Case Study: Scotty's Brewhouse

Download to see how the PeopleMatter Platform helped Scotty's Brewhouse: -Improve compliance and efficiency, -Increase candidate quality with assessments, -Automate processes to fit its tech-savvy brand and -Reduce time-to-hire and turnover rates.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


The Mobile Social Network

Attract and retain top service-industry talent with HR technology that appeals to an on-the-go, connected workforce. Discover compelling stats surrounding the mobile-social revolution and its driving forces that can help you make the case for Web-based solution investments to improve operations, communication and engagement in your business.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Turnover's Top Five Most Wanted

Turnover runs rampant in the service industry. It robs organizations of productivity, profit and high-performing talent. Learn more about each repeat offender, what to do in case of an encounter, and the potential retention reward with detailed profiles in PeopleMatter's "Turnover's Top Five 'Most Wanted'" eBook.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Keys to Keeping Today’s On-the-Go Workforce In the Loop: Part 1

Just fill out the form to access ‘Part 1’ of our four-part eBook, “Keys to Keeping Today’s On-the-Go Workforce In the Loop.” We’ll break down the basics of hourly workforce communication, including: -Where communication breaks down -Who all’s in the conversation -What everyone’s saying -How they’re getting the message across

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Keys to Keeping Today’s On-the-Go Workforce In the Loop: Part 2

Just fill out the form to access ‘Part 2’ of our four-part guide, “Keys to Keeping Today’s On-the-Go Workforce In the Loop.” We’ll give you the seven best practices for getting Corporate messages out, across and ingrained, as well as:...

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Keys to Keeping Today’s On-the-Go Workforce In the Loop: Part 3

Just fill out the form to access ‘Part 3’ of our four-part communication guide, “Keys to Keeping Today’s On-the-Go Workforce In the Loop.” We’ll give you nine compliance best practices to stay on top of federal, industry and state regulations...

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Keys to Keeping Today’s On-the-Go Workforce In the Loop: Part 4

Just fill out the form to access ‘Part 4’ of our four-part communication guide, “Keys to Keeping Today’s On-the-Go Workforce In the Loop.” We’ll give you eight mobile must-have best practices, including: -What every good service-industry business should be shamelessly...

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Integrated Talent Management System Map

Discover why Integrated Talent Management is the best way to hire, train, schedule and engage your hourly team. Zip around 19 spots to see how an integrated platform can: -Increase candidate quality 26% -Reduce background-screening challenges 69% -Boost customer satisfaction...

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Sche-DUEL: Automated vs Manual Scheduling

Creating, changing and cost-controlling schedules can leave you feeling beat-up and worked-over. Discover which method — automated or manual — wins-out when we put the two in a head-to-head duel and how you can: -Increase manager productivity 63% -Improve shift-trading...

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Workforce Management Derailed

Discover the ‘disconnect’ in using multiple solutions to hire, train, schedule and engage your hourly workforce; why three out of five U.S. orgs can’t optimize their business because of it; and how an integrated platform can help you see: -40%...

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Anatomy of a Paper Schedule

Are your labor-management practices 'inferior' to the competition's? Manual methods not making the 'cut' for your hourly workforce? Dissect inefficient paper processes, and discover the 'superior' scheduling solution that can: -Reduce overtime 21% -Increase productivity 63% -Increase efficiency 35% Ace...

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Call Centers: Excellent Investment, Endless Possibilities

Restaurant operations today are faced with tough issues: keeping customers satisfied in a competitive marketplace, reducing costs through greater efficiency, and finding new ways to grow their business. Many concepts are turning to call centers as a way to better manage their order taking process, freeing them to focus on their business.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Granbury Restaurant Solutions


2011 FCES: Technology Solutions to Drive ROI

From location-based marketing messages to self-ordering kiosks, iPads and mobile and web ordering, advancements in customer-facing technology are coming faster than what the industry deploy. Get up to speed on the new and emerging technologies that are changing the operational...

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit


2011 FCES: The Washington Report

Sue Hensley of the National Restaurant Association gives 2011 Fast Casual Executive Summit attendees an inside glimpse at the legislation shaping the industry. From menu labeling, swipe-fee reform and the USDA’s new MyPlate guidelines, this session is sure to be...

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit


2011 FCES: Foodservice Futures: Commodities Report

Rising food costs have impacted almost every restaurant operation in the U.S. In this session from the 2011 Fast Casual Executive Summit, operators and analysts discussed the macro and micro forces driving prices, the projections of where those costs are headed and what indicators buyers/owners need to follow to determine how to extend coverage.

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit


2011 FCES: CEO Roundtable

In this session from the 2011 Fast Casual Executive Summit, attendees heard from operators large and small about the ways they are growing sales, integrating creative marketing techniques and (re)shaping the industry. It’s about who you know and what they know, and the strategies each one has put in place to drive growth and sales success.

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit


2011 FCES: What’s Next For Fast Casual And How To Navigate The Changing Landscape

In the 2011 Fast Casual Executive Summit opening keynote, Suzy Badaracco, toxicologist, chef, dietician and founder of Culinary Tides, discusses the latest in menu and flavor trends covering health, consumers and legislation, and how operators can respond to each.

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit


2011 FCES: Foodservice Beverage Trends Satisfying Our Thirst For Beverages

Today’s successful beverage program comes in many shapes and sizes. While fountain beverages are working for some, other restaurant chains have opted to eliminate carbonated beverages from their menus. Then there’s beer, wine and spirits. In this 2011 Fast Casual...

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit


2011 FCES: The Future Foodservice Consumer

While consumer spending habits at restaurants hasn’t changed over the last 50 years, but what consumers are looking for from restaurants has. Menu and ingredient transparency, value and consumer confidence are having a direct impact on sales. Learn the mindset...

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit



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