Costa Vida goes mobile

Costa Vida Fresh Mexican Grill has launched its first mobile application allowing guests to earn rewards through the app and online ordering.


Will mobile cause tablet ordering to go the way of the dinosaur?

With the recent introduction of a re-ordering capability on mobile payment platforms, tableside tablets may soon become the Tyrannosaurus Rex of the hospitality industry.

Street Value: The real economics of launching a food truck

The food truck bubble hasn’t burst yet.

Email marketing is far from a dead marketing tool

Email is ubiquitous personally and professionally, which means email marketing is far from dead.

FCES15: The evolution of restaurant technology

There has been a massive evolution in the use of technology within the past decade, the past five years — and even within just the last year. There are no signs of that evolution of technology use slowing, including in the fast casual restaurant industry.

Why mobile payments matter to EMV compliance

Many merchants have been hesitant about mobile payments, but with the EMV compliance mandate at our doorstep in the U.S., the time for business owners to put out the “open” sign for mobile payments is now.

FCES15: Top 10 PR do's (and a few don'ts)

"Whatever I present to you is my PR moment," Nick Powills, CEO of No Limit Agency, said in opening his session at the Fast Casual Executive Summit in Miami.

FCES2015: Going mobile no longer ‘if’ or ‘when’ but ‘now’ for the restaurant industry

Mobile is the most effective way to serve the millennial segment.

Why Chipotle is wrong about loyalty

Mobile technology is changing the way guests engage with restaurants and is on its way to becoming an indispensable source of competitive advantage for brands.

Why loyalty programs will drive restaurants, customers to embrace mobile payments

With mobile payment apps, restaurants enjoy faster transactions — tables can be turned up to 10 minutes faster — and users tip higher, spend more and make more repeat visits.

CONNECT: How to get your app into the hands of millennials

Millennials will only keep 20 apps on a phone so the challenge is creating one that makes the cut.

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CHēBA Hut execs 'stoked' about new mobile ordering, delivery app

CHēBA Hut has launched mobile and online ordering for customers via Olo.

Live webinar to teach operators how to master location-based marketing

As consumer usage continues to shift to mobile, location-based advertising is becoming one of the fastest growing strategies for restaurants when it comes to digital advertising.

New dining app to launch in DC

A Washington, D.C., startup company will soon launch a mobile dining app designed to give customers and restaurants more control, choice and convenience.

Revention releases self-service ordering kiosk

Revention announced the release of its self-service ordering kiosk application.

Jamba Juice to launch mobile order-ahead app

Jamba Juice consumers will soon be able to bypass the line at stores by using the new Jamba mobile order-ahead app.

UK consumers can order food through Foursquare app

Button announced its partnership with hungryhouse, the online food ordering platform and U.K. subsidiary of Delivery Hero, enabling users to order takeaway and food delivery directly through the Foursquare mobile app.

Uber, ChowNow partner to provide on-demand delivery

Uber and ChowNow, an online ordering and marketing platform for restaurants, are partnering to bring a delivery option to thousands of restaurants that use ChowNow for their online and mobile ordering.

California Tortilla launches mobile app

California Tortilla has created an app with online check-in, ordering and account access.

Punchh, CiCi's Pizza partner to develop loyalty app

Punchh, a brand-centric mobile customer engagement platform for restaurants, is teaming up with CiCi’s Pizza to build a loyalty app.

Apple Pay coming to Starbucks' registers in 2016

Chili's and KFC will also accept the mobile-payment system next year.

Mozido, TabbedOut partner to provide mobile dining experience

Mozido and TabbedOut are teaming up to improve consumer experience via a mobile application.

Starbucks expands mobile order and pay nationwide

The service enables customers to place and pay for their order in advance of their visit and pick it up at a participating Starbucks location.

Bindo unveils restaurant-specific POS solution

Bindo has debuted a beta version of its new Bindo POS for Restaurant, an iPad POS system.

Revention partners with eWORDofMOUTH

Extreme Pizza is one of the first national restaurant chains to adopt eWOM’s new integration with Revention Point of Sale platform, HungerRush online ordering system and mobile ordering applications.

MyCheck enables donations through mobile restaurant apps

Round It Up America works with over 100 charities.

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