Now that menu labeling has passed and everyone knows the rules and expectations, it is important to address the best way restaurant leadership should handle nutritional analysis.
At the start of 2014, I was heavily anticipating the final FDA menu labeling regulations and its subsequent impact on the restaurant industry. While it took longer than expected for the FDA to make its ruling, I am thrilled that...
Limited menus for QSRs and fast casual restaurants have financial and operational benefits.
The FDA's 395-page document includes menu labeling by the slice, not the whole pizza, a ruling applauded by the restaurant industry.
Lucas Clarke, director of marketing for the Colorado-based salad concept, shares some insights into MAD Greens' integration of digital signage and social media.
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.
Because of the heavy traffic volume at the drive-thru, Panasonic's Jeff Pinc said the industry is in the beginning stages of wide adoption of outdoor digital displays.
Such technology decreases a customer's perceived wait time by up to 40 percent.
The retail food industry depends on suggestive selling and upselling, according to restaurant franchisee and digital signage provider Ernest Koury, and when you have disinterested employees, no one is there to protect your brand. Digital signage mitigates the impact of undertrained or overwhelmed front line employees.
Driven by a desire to serve his customers, franchisee adds drive-thru to his fast casual sandwich restaurant.