Driven by a desire to serve his customers, franchisee adds drive-thru to his fast casual sandwich restaurant.
Big data is pointless, your data is priceless.
Sit down with employees taking classes and explore flexible scheduling options.
The National Restaurant Association claims the decision will impede job creation and create 'big business.'
One of the leading brands is on its way to a digital ordering majority. Is your brand ready to handle the demand from outside your walls?
'I truly believe that great things come from people getting together and collaborating,' Mike Tyler, CEO War Room.
Have a disclaimer up in your restaurant that lets customers know the efforts made to accommodate diners with special dietary needs.
Operators need to know the 8 major allergens and the best practices surrounding the use of separate containers and preparation methods designed to prevent cross-contact.
Anthony Lye, chief product officer at Red Book Connect, also shares his thoughts on how the Millennial Generation will affect the workforce.
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Increased efficiency, improved accuracy lead to gains for Pollo Tropical.
In a case with similarities to a recent lawsuit against McDonald's, two former Jimmy John's employees are suing both a franchisee and Jimmy John's for "systematic wage theft."
A new fast casual restaurant in Minnesota is banking on self-service kiosks to help it deliver higher quality menu offerings with speed, accuracy and efficiency, according to a company news release. Diggity Drive Up, a new restaurant featuring gourmet hot...
The University of Houston's Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management plans to begin offering a Ph.D.
The National Restaurant Association's Chief Economist Bruce Grindy announced today that the restaurant industry added a net 18,600 jobs in July on a seasonally-adjusted basis. This marks the 53rd straight monthly increase and 25th consecutive month with gains of at...
PeopleMatter has announced a new relationship with NCR. As part of the agreement, NCR’s Aloha POS and Back Office technology and the PeopleMatter Platform will be integrated to send employee data, real-time and bi-directionally, between the PeopleMatter Platform and NCR...
On Monday, the San Diego City Council approved an ordinance that would raise the minimum wage to $11.50 an hour by January 2017, according to a report from Reuters.
It's not a done deal. Mayor Kevin Faulconer, who has threatened to veto the bill, has 10 business days to act.
Corner Bakery Café announced the implementation of Altametrics' e*Restaurant and e*SmartClock systemwide beginning in August. "Our ability to adopt forward-thinking technology has put us in the position to more than double our national footprint by 2017. For that reason, we...
The 2014 AllergyEats Food Allergy Conference is set for Oct. 21 beginning at 8 a.m.
Patrice & Associates, a nationwide recruiting firm specializing in the restaurant industry, has introduced a regional development franchising program. According to a news release, as part of the new program, regional developers will acquire the rights to develop 25 Patrice & Associates franchises within a specified territory.
HuHot Mongolian Grill announced it's launching a new Franchise Business Review program aimed at helping franchisees review key performance metrics and evaluate the health of their operations. The program is focused on reviewing accumulated data with internal operations reviews, shopper...
Kronos Incorporated recently hosted an event with retail and hospitality executives, including those from Starbucks, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Forever 21 and more. According to a news release, attendees held discussions about trends – such as gamification, omni-channel, and global readiness...
Earlier this week, a task force appointed by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel released a recommendation that the city’s minimum wage be raised to $13 an hour by the year 2018. According to the Chicago Tribune, state lawmakers are expected to...
Last week’s jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed the national economy adding a net 288,000 jobs in June on a seasonally-adjusted basis. This marked the fifth consecutive month with gains of at least 200K.
The positive report set off a ripple effect throughout the country, pushing the Dow Jones beyond 17,000 for the first time.
BusinessWeek.com reported recently that Noodles & Company is adding free-floating servers focused on upselling customers. The server will stop at guests’ tables when they’re nearly done with their meal, ask if they’d like to order anything else, and bring the...
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JobApp recently released a new Social-Mobile Recruiting Start-Up Program aimed at helping service industry employers recruit Millennials. According to JobApp, this release helps clients mine for "high potential" hourly workers using the following features: Dynamic Content Management System On-demand Campaign...