Having a plan is crucial to the success of catering within your organization, and it includes timelines, teams, locations, the menu and marketing.
Noodles & Company posted disappointing Q2 results, with comps declining 1 percent for company owned stores, 2.2 percent for franchised stores and 1.1 percent system-wide.
Research has shown that people who place mobile and online orders have an average ticket 30 percent higher than in-store customers.
Same-store sales drive strong second quarter results.
Increased efficiency, improved accuracy lead to gains for Pollo Tropical.
Provide your customers with the option to select which program they prefer.
Guests also want more vegetarian proteins, such as quinoa, tofu and falafel, as well as sauces and spices.
Many of McAlister's catering customers are first-timers who buy into the brand after the experience.
Catering should never be an afterthought; it's a lot of work and it reflects your reputation and brand.
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Every successful brand in the multiunit restaurant community began with an entrepreneur who had vision and passion.
Catering is responsible for 15 percent of overall sales for Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants.
Pinkberry will now offer Pick-Up Packs for orders of six to 24 yogurts.
The Pick-Up Pack is a cooler-like, insolated carrier.
Falafill has joined The NOSH Chicago and will serve lunch at a pop-up storefront on The Plaza each Friday. The NOSH will be held each Friday from 11 a.m.
Lavu Inc. announced today the addition of a new delivery and routing extension to its iPad POS system. Extension features include multiple order routing, estimated delivery times, best route recommendations and turn by turn directions for delivery personnel. The iPad...
Two Maui Wowi franchisees announced plans to team up to serve fans attending events related to the MLB All-Star Game at Target Field in Minneapolis on July 15. Franchisee and Director of Regional Support Mary Bigler will serve fans on...
Menchie’s announced this weekend the launch of a mobile, self-service fro-yo food truck. The new truck launched in upstate New York on July 4.
The mobile fro-yo truck will be available for sporting events, office parties, birthday and graduation celebrations, county fairs and private events.
Two new mobile carts are being added to Maui Wowi's Texas presence. Kimberly and Tony Revis of Houston, Texas plan to use the carts in events and venues in the Houston area.
Giardino Gourmet Salads has opened its newest restaurant in Miami Lakes, Fla., in Park Centre located at 8008 NW 154 St. The restaurant will host a grand opening celebration on July 12. Current Giardino franchise partners Robert Fuerth and Jaime...
PizzaRev has launched a new catering program, and has appointed Bibiana Deaver as the new catering sales manager to build to channel. Deaver will lead PizzaRev’s 10 Los Angeles-area corporate stores’ catering programs, and will develop a blueprint for franchisees’...
Schlotzsky's has signed a deal with MonkeyMedia Software to initiate its off-premise strategy. According to a news release, MonkeyMedia Software, via its MMS Catering Institute and Software Services divisions, provide turnkey catering strategy, education and software solutions to multiunit restaurant...
Moe's Southwest Grill has partnered with MonkeyMedia Software to deploy MonkeyCatering and MonkeyOnlineOrdering to support its catering online ordering and database platforms systemwide. Moe’s tested MonkeyMedia Software’s catering platform for two years with a pilot group of both franchise and...
Jack in the Box Inc. reported earnings from continuing operations of $18.3 million, or $0.43 per diluted share, for Q2, compared to $15.1 million, or $0.33 per diluted share, for the same period last year. CEO Lenny Comma said in...
Mama Fu's Asian House, an Austin, Texas-based restaurant franchise, will open the first of its new, smaller prototype on April 7 to serve the Arboretum area in Texas. Opening the doors at 10710 Research Blvd., next to HEB on Jollyville...
The MMS Catering Institute has announced the addition of three new institute senior faculty members. Roland Zagnoli, founder and CEO of Zagnoli Trading Company, Dan Hirt, CEO of Primary Color, and Betsy Craig, founder and CEO of MenuTrinfo, will receive...
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Le Duff America Inc. has selected MonkeyMedia Software and its MMS Catering Institute to help grow off-premise sales for the Bruegger's Bagels and la Madeleine Country French Café restaurant brands.