Food sensor that reveals unwanted ingredients now available

6SensorLabs has a new portable sensor that can test food for gluten in approximately two minutes.


Review: What operators can learn from Panera 2.0

Moving beyond free WiFi, Panera is rolling out mobile-based initiatives designed to make the customer experience more welcoming and to cement customer loyalty.

How location-based marketing helped Cousins Subs increase sales

The chain increased app downloads by 42 percent, increased mobile ordering traffic by 63 percent, and increased limited-time-only sales online and in-store for all locations by 19 percent compared to 2014.

How to create gift cards, promos, badges inside your restaurant

Instead of paying a third-party company to create your restaurant’s gift cards, why not save money and have complete control by investing in an in-house card printer

How restauranteurs can take the fear out of EMV transition

With the right expectations, education and planning, restaurateurs may turn EMV's perceived challenge into an opportunity to build customer loyalty.

How restaurant chains can increase profits by improving energy and operational efficiency

By implementing device-level monitoring of energy consumption, chains gain unmatched visibility into the devices running their restaurants and can easily identify systems that are inefficient or improperly used.

CONNECT: Why restaurants aren't deploying beacons

A recent panel at Networld Media Group's CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit discussed beacon technology's role with restaurateurs and retailers today.

3 ways to use behavioral data to upgrade customer experience

Beacon and behavioral data can revolutionize how chains do business from the big picture to the day-to-day.

6 dos and don’ts of successful loyalty programs

Loyalty programs are a standard form of marketing in restaurants these days, whether they’re done digitally or via old-fashioned punch cards. All programs are not created equally, however, which is why it’s important for restaurateurs to ensure they are getting the most out of loyalty programs.

How Schlotzsky's used gamification to gain 43K loyalists

Schlotzsky's gamification strategy resulted in the enrollment of over 43,000 new members to its mobile loyalty app.

5 ways to future-proof your restaurant via WiFi

Changing market dynamics has fueled fierce competition among QSR, fast casual and casual dining restaurants, but providing guest WiFi represents a strategic opportunity to differentiate the customer experience and drive sales.

See More »


Registration open for free webinar: 'Restaurant Tech 2020: What you need to know NOW to be ready'

Log in to at 2 p.m. EDT on Oct. 22 for this 60-minute webinar sponsored by SpeedLine POS.

SpeedLine introduces secure EMV, NFC payment options

SpeedLine Solutions' new EMV options safeguard restaurants from the transfer of liability for chip card-present credit card fraud.

QR-scanning app helps restaurant owners find employees

ZippyApp enables job seekers to complete one common job application online and submit it in on a smartphone, tablet or computer to apply to any restaurant in ZippyApp’s employer network.

PAR launches POS terminal for restaurant, retail deployments

The eighth-generation platform uses Intel processor technology to maximize performance and enhance guest experience.

New mobile platform now available for small businesses

The technology was created to empower smaller brands and retailers with powerful mobile marketing and loyalty tools that up until now have only been attainable by big brand marketers, but at a fraction of the cost, said Justin Jarvinen, Warbler CIO.

Download now available: Taking Your POS to the Cloud: How to get ahead of the industry's must-have technology

Experts discuss how cloud-based POS systems work and if they are worth the investment.

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.

LivingSocial piloting restaurant program in Atlanta

LivingSocial has launched a new pilot program, Restaurants Plus, empowering consumers to eat out while saving money, according to a company press release.

Dickey’s CIO receives Women in Technology award

The Dallas Business Journal has announced the honorees for the 2015 Women in Technology Awards, naming Laura Rea Dickey, CIO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, as one of 20 influential women in technology leadership positions.

Burger 21 launches mobile app with social media contest

Burger 21 is celebrating National Cheeseburger Day, which is Sept. 18, by rewarding guests for downloading its new mobile app and loyalty rewards program with a free Cheesy Burger.

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.

Registration open for free webinar: 'Taking Your POS to the Cloud: How to Get Ahead of the Industry's Must-Have Technology'

Experts will teach attendees how a cloud-based POS works and discuss if it's worth their investment.

Punchh integrates with NCR Aloha POS

Punchh, a provider of mobile loyalty and CRM technologies for the restaurant industry, has partnered with NCR Corporation to integrate the Punchh platform with the NCR Aloha POS.

Pancheros deploys new POS

Pancheros Mexican Grill has completed the deployment of the PAR Brink POS software solution in all 65 of its locations.

See More »

From point-of-sale (POS) systems to digital menu boards to online ordering, and more...Learn about the latest innovations in restaurant technology and how they can have a positive impact on your bottom line.