Engaging digital signage can be a key differentiator in the customer experience by educating guests about menu items, driving craving, reducing perceived wait times, and more.
Operators are so undeterred by rising protein costs that menu mentions of protein across the board have risen 67 percent in the last five years.
Will the shift from credit cards to mobile payments be good, bad, or neutral for the restaurant industry?
Beverages, micro-local, crowdsourcing and increased competition from nontraditional foodservice outlets are all expected to shape the restaurant landscape in 2015.
Listening to customers can yield key insights into what customers like, what they don't like, what's working and what's not. Those insights yield actionable intelligence that can be used to shape messages and strategy.
It's no surprise that Chipotle grabs the lions' share of social media attention among top fast casual brands, but smaller, regional eateries inspire the most passion among fans.
Millennials expect your website to have more than just your location, hours of operation and phone number; they want to see your menu, reviews, promotions and photos.
Sixty-one percent of mobile users will simply leave a website that is not optimized for viewing on their device and will move on to competition.
Restaurants can become victims of their own success when high volume slows down service. Check out these tips for satisfying the need for speed.
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Despite a few notable bright spots -- Wendy's, Domino's -- most observers agree that the QSR segment is in trouble. What are the lessons and opportunities for the fast casual segment?
Matt Smith will lead planning, development, implementation and measurement of all sweetFrog marketing strategies, marketing communications, and public relations activities.
Miami-based Latin-Caribbean fusion concept GRILLiT Inc. announced plans to add beer, wine and a line of margaritas and other wine-based mixed drinks to its menu.
Participating Jamba Juice locations will give away a free 9.5 oz Jamba Kids smoothie to all children ages 8 and younger on Halloween.
Robeks announced the opening of its first traditional store at 1035 Chestnut St. in Philadelphia near the Jefferson University Hospital district.
For the second consecutive year, and for the 11th time in the last 13 years, the ARC Group's Dick's Wings and Grill has been named "Best Wings" in Jacksonville, Florida, by Folio Weekly.
Burger 21 announced its second restaurant in Arizona will open at 2855 W. Ray Road in Chandler on Nov. 3.
Schlotzsky's Bakery-Cafe announced the addition of five new ribeye steak entrees to its menu through Dec. 28.
St. Louis-based Crushed Red Urban Bake and Chop Shop, which recently introduced its "Artisan Fast” concept to franchisees, will open six new restaurants within the next four and a half years in the Denver and Boulder, Colorado, areas, through a...
Pancheros Mexican announced the opening of its fourth Cedar Rapids, Iowa, location at 5350 Kirkwood Boulevard on Nov. 4.
To claim their free chips and salsa offer, voters can display their "I Voted" sticker or simply tell the cashier they voted.
The openings will include gift card giveaways, $2 pulled pork sandwiches, merchandise giveaways and more.
Food+Tech Connect and ShopKeep have teamed up to offer 25 full scholarships to The Power of Brand: Growing Your Restaurant boot camp, taught by former Union Square Hospitality Group CMO Felicia Stingone. "In today's increasingly competitive restaurant industry, I have...
Menchie's has partnered with Cinnabon for its November featured flavor, Cinnabon Classic Cinnamon Roll. The partnership marks the first time that Cinnabon has teamed up with a frozen yogurt brand to create a cinnamon roll flavor. According to a news...
For restaurants and retailers, the possibilities opened by the mobile wallet revolution extend far beyond payments.
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Despite cutbacks in restaurant visits throughout the past several years, millennials, ages 18 to 34, continue to be heavy users of restaurants, according to new research from The NPD Group. Millennials made more than 14 billion visits to foodservice establishments...