Fast casual Stonefire Grill orders up digital menu boards


Fast casual eatery Stonefire Grill has opened its eighth location, in Lakewood, California, featuring digital menu boards from Wand Corp., according to an announcement from the digital signage provider.


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Enplug gives restaurants free TVs for service switch

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NRA expands Healthy Dining partnership

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NRA webinar on menu labeling regulations available for playback

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Interactive Customer Experience Summit coming to Chicago in June

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FAQ's about the FDA's final menu regulations

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Digital Screenmedia Association and NEC to host menu board webinar

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Juice It Up! refreshes menu

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Wand Corp. launches new marketing software features

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Slim Chickens selects Delphi’s technology platform

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Bibigo reopening updated LA-area restaurant

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As restaurant operators adapt to changing times, many are turning to digital menu boards as a way to promote their offerings.

Digital menu boards allow restaurant operators to: Incorporate full-motion video into their menu display, instantly update content to account for last-minute product changes, make changes and update prices for a single location or multiple locations, from anywhere in the world.

Visit the NEC company showcase to learn how you can take advantage of their full line of digital menu board solutions.