eBook: The Ultimate Guide to the FDA Caloric Count Menu Labeling Requirement

This ultimate guide contains everything you need to know about the labeling requirements and what you need to do about them in your restaurants.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: WAND Corporation


WEBINAR: How A Tablet POS Can Make Your Business More Profitable With Less Investment

Date:Tue, Jan 19, 2016 | Time:02:00 PM EST | Duration:1 hour | You might run an amazing pizzeria, a fantastic barbecue joint or a really cool gift shop, but business doesn’t stop after you sell a large slice, a rack of ribs or a bag of souvenirs. You still have employees to track, inventory to manage and customers to engage.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: NCR Corporation


Infographic: 12 Benefits of Digital Menu Boards

A survey of quick-service and fast casual restaurant operators revealed the top benefits they get from digital menu board systems.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: NEC Display Solutions


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Menu labeling mandate pushed back one year

Although the 12 month delay is welcome by some, brands should not use this time to rest on their laurels. Menu labeling is not going away and the faster restaurant operators can take the step toward compliance the better off they will be when the regulations do take effect.

How technology is solving headaches for menu labeling

The technology that fuels digital menu boards and ordering kiosks within restaurant locations today is being used to maintain nutritional disclosures in real time.

Make every year count

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...

The wait is over: FDA issues final menu labeling regulations

The FDA's 395-page document includes menu labeling by the slice, not the whole pizza, a ruling applauded by the restaurant industry.

Four reasons digital screens are more than menu boards

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.

What's in a number? Could be everything

Making sure nutritional guideline numbers are spot on is both an honor and a core competency.

Some chains getting head start on menu transparency

Some chains, while they don't necessarily offer allergen-free dining experiences, do let you know what's in their dishes in a clear, concise manner so diners can make informed choices.

Obamacare may ramp up digital menu board adoption

When the United States Supreme Court upheld a majority of the provisions within the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, digital menu board providers were quick to answer the call.

What are your brand standards?

Research shows that 96 percent of the nearly 31,000 menu items studied from chain restaurants failed to meet USDA recommendations for calories, sodium, fat and saturated fat combined.

Dude, where's my regs?

Last July, the NRA and many other organizations suggested the FDA use flexibility for menu labeling stipulations as they apply to both chains and smaller operations. We're still waiting to hear the final verdict.

Value Menu: The top 12 benefits of digital menu boards [Infographic]

We surveyed QSR and fast casual operators to learn the top benefits of digital menu boards. We turned the results into this cool infographic.

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Menu Labeling techniques and applications on Fast Casual.

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