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Top 7 Considerations for Fast Casual Pizza Franchisees

Over the last few years, fast casual pizza has outpaced growth in other restaurant segments. Still, all fast casual pizzerias aren't created equal.

Type: Mini-Guide

Sponsor: Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint


In-store Marketing Creates Loyal Restaurant Customers

The task of marketing your restaurant doesn't stop when you get customers in the door. The next step is to keep them coming back.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: High Wide & Handsome


Squadle and Triton Partnership Provides Easy Access to Essential Data for Restaurants

Retail and restaurant managers will see clear benefits to the simplification of data access.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Triton


The 3 Most Important Pieces of Equipment in Fast Casual Pizza

Although fresh, quality ingredients are an essential part of a successful fast casual pizzeria, here's the secret recipe for success.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint


Digital Menu Boards 101

We've all heard about the promise of digital menu boards. Here are some things to know when it comes to getting the most from a digital menu-board deployment.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: NEC Display Solutions


Using Analytics to Get the Most Out of Digital Signage

Digital signage offers a great deal of promise, but how do you know if it's delivering?

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Scala, Inc.


There’s more to mobile payments than payments: Engaging Your Customers in the Age of the New Mobile Wallet

The shift to mobile payments is underway, especially now that Apple is encouraging customers to pull out their smartphones instead of their old leather wallets every time they pay. But the possibilities for brands to capitalize on the mobile wallet revolution extend far beyond payments.

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: LevelUp


Webinar: There's more to mobile payments than payments: engaging your customers in the age of the new mobile wallet

The shift to mobile payments is underway, especially now that Apple is encouraging customers to pull out their smartphones instead of their old leather wallets every time they pay. But the possibilities for brands to capitalize on the mobile wallet revolution extend far beyond payments.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: LevelUp


SAVOR...Chicago Streamlines Convention Cafe with Self-service

Self-order kiosks from NEXTEP SYSTEMS help ensure that visitors to North America's busiest convention center don't have to wait in line.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: NEXTEP SYSTEMS


Webinar: Text Analytics 101: Watch Your Language

Words possess the power to lift you up and break you down. Especially the words of your customers. Is your company equipped to listen and act upon the messages your customers are sending about your brand?

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: InMoment


Infographic: Digital Signage: Drive-thru Technology for the Next Generation

This infographic explains why going digital is good for customers and great for restaurants.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: Panasonic


The Business Case for Electronic Payroll Distribution

A benefit offering savings for both the employer and employee is rare. Electronic payroll distribution is one of those benefits.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: First Data


Three Ways Proper Equipment Selection Reduces Kitchen Labor

Using these techniques will minimize expenses and enhance employee capability and workspace environment.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: The Middleby Corporation


Webinar: How to Use Beacons and Geofencing to Grow Your Restaurant Business

What if you could reach out to a customer walking by your restaurant at lunch time and invite them in to sample your new summer menu item? Beacons can be powerful tools for reaching the customers who are literally right outside your front door, and getting them through your front door.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: SplickIt


3 (More) Benefits of Using Digital Signage for Inventory Management

While the direct benefits of using digital signage to help manage inventory are easy to see, a few aren't as readily apparent.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Scala, Inc.


Fast Casual Executive Summit 2014: Agenda

Sessions will cover topics such as Customer Experience, Sustainability, Beverage Trends, Mobile CRM, Mobile Payments, Integrated Marketing, Digital Menu Boards, Getting Business on the Side, and more.

Type: Brochure

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit


2014 Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers

FastCasual.com's ninth annual review of the restaurant segment's Top 100 movers and shakers takes a look at the brands, people, marketing campaigns, menu trends and technologies leading the industry.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: Henny Penny


Webinar: Branded Restaurant Apps - Integrating Mobile with Traditional Marketing

For many restaurants, having a branded mobile app is fairly new and it is often underutilized or forgotten when planning traditional marketing campaigns. This can cause frustration for customers who expect mobile and online ordering, payment, loyalty programs and promotions to be a fully integrated part of a unified brand experience.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: SplickIt


How Mystery Shopping can Supercharge Your Marketing and Training

By dramatically improving product quality and the customer experience, mystery shopping could be called the ultimate brand insurance.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Sentry Marketing Group


Choosing the Right Potato Supplier for Fresh-Cut French Fries

Done correctly, few side dishes are better than fresh-cut french fries. Done poorly, they can be a guest turnoff.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Kingston Fresh


Infographic: 5 Things Restaurant Mobile Apps Must Include

Mobile innovations continue to grow at a staggering pace and to win the game, your brand's mobile app is going to need more than just a menu, nutritional information and restaurant locations.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit


Self-Order Kiosks for an Old-World Market

An Italian market and deli serves customers more efficiently with a modern technology solution from NEXTEP SYSTEMS.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: NEXTEP SYSTEMS


A Soup-er Restaurant Technology Solution for Zoup!

A growing restaurant chain built on hand-crafted soup taps technology from NEXTEP SYSTEMS to help it manage store operations.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: NEXTEP SYSTEMS


Webinar: How Gamification can increase User Engagement, Loyalty & Conversion

The biggest challenge most companies face with their social media platforms, loyalty programs, mobile apps and websites is low engagement, and low conversion to desired targeted user behavior.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: SplickIt


Three Ways Hiring Technology Can Streamline Your Process

One of the hardest parts of owning a business is finding, and keeping, good employees. Incorporating hiring technology can help simplify this process.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Snagajob


Developing Additional Revenue in Restaurant Kitchens

Innovations help make operations more efficient and effective.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: The Middleby Corporation


Banking on Self-Order Kiosks

Self-order kiosks from NEXTEP SYSTEMS help a major financial institution manage its corporate foodservice program, keeping its employees happy and productive.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: NEXTEP SYSTEMS


Profitable Restaurants Turn More Tables

For fast casual operators, simplifying the process of delivering food can lead to happier customers and increased profits.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Three Ways a POS System Can Maximize Restaurant Profits

Better control of labor and food costs, as well as increased upselling and improved loyalty programs, help restaurants stand out in a crowded marketplace.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: SpeedLine Solutions


2013 Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers

FastCasual.com's eighth annual review of the restaurant segment's Top 100 movers and shakers takes a look at the brands, people, technology, menu trends and innovations leading the industry.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: Henny Penny


Digital Display Technology: An Introduction to Digital Signage

Digital signage is a viable and effective communications tool, but companies taking the first step in signage deployment will be much more successful on the playing field if they understand the basics of what digital media is and how it operates. Learn the basics of digital signage and how to make it most effective.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: LG Electronics USA, Inc.


POS Integration Helps Travelers Pay on the Way

When travel retailer Hudson News needed to sell from two systems, NEXTEP brought them together

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: NEXTEP SYSTEMS


Self-order Kiosks Help Casino Feed Its Employees

Cherokee Nation Entertainment feeds its casino staff 24/7 with the help of self-order kiosks from NEXTEP SYSTEMS

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: NEXTEP SYSTEMS


Stepping Up the Cool Factor with Integrated Restaurant Technology

A unique Philadelphia eatery is serving a locally sourced, healthy menu via NEXTEP’s Foundation5 technology solution.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: NEXTEP SYSTEMS


Best Practices for Digital Signage Placement in Fast Casual Restaurants

Digital signage can be a key differentiator for operators in the fast casual segment. Learn how to use it most effectively.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: NEC Display Solutions


Kiosks: End of the (Deli) Line

A family-owned grocery store chain is helping to enhance its reputation for exceptional service through the use of deli self-order kiosks.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: NEXTEP SYSTEMS


Webinar: The Evolution of Fryer Technology: ROI Beyond the Marginal

Market forces, rising costs and physical constraints have pushed the foodservice industry to develop entirely new equipment solutions to meet their needs. To this extent, large effective technology gains have emerged from a repeating pattern of cooperation and invention. Relative...

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: Henny Penny


Benefits of an Integrated POS Technology Platform

Using a system from one provider leads to better information and integration, improving cost control.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: NEXTEP SYSTEMS


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


2012 Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers

FastCasual.com's seventh annual review of the restaurant segment's Top 100 movers and shakers takes a look at the brands, people, technology, menu trends and innovations leading the industry.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: Henny Penny


Three Benefits of Integrating Mobile Payments Acceptance with the POS

Restaurant operators can take advantage of mobile POS now without waiting for the consumer infrastructure to mature.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Leapfrog POS


Three Restaurant Franchising Myths Debunked

Operators may think franchising is too expensive or difficult, but knowing the facts can help a restaurant grow.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: FastCasual.com


Adding Customer-Facing Touchpoints with Kiosks

An innovative restaurant concept incorporates kiosks into its efforts to connect with customers.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: NEXTEP SYSTEMS


Employee Verification Software Minimizes Liability for Restaurants

Background checks, I-9 verifications and work opportunity tax credits all can be performed using software, streamlining the hiring process and ensuring regulatory compliance.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: WyckWyre


Four Considerations When Choosing a Restaurant POS System

When partnering with a technology provider, it's important to ask about integration, support and more.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: PizzaMarketplace.com


Pizza POS Systems: Choosing the Right Solution

New technology doesn’t have to mean endless investment. POS systems are available now that integrate Web and mobile apps, offer real-time management tools and are scalable to meet the evolving needs of a restaurant.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: SpeedLine Solutions


2011 FCES: Technology Solutions to Drive ROI

From location-based marketing messages to self-ordering kiosks, iPads and mobile and web ordering, advancements in customer-facing technology are coming faster than what the industry deploy. Get up to speed on the new and emerging technologies that are changing the operational...

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit


2011 FCES: The Washington Report

Sue Hensley of the National Restaurant Association gives 2011 Fast Casual Executive Summit attendees an inside glimpse at the legislation shaping the industry. From menu labeling, swipe-fee reform and the USDA’s new MyPlate guidelines, this session is sure to be...

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit


2011 FCES: Foodservice Futures: Commodities Report

Rising food costs have impacted almost every restaurant operation in the U.S. In this session from the 2011 Fast Casual Executive Summit, operators and analysts discussed the macro and micro forces driving prices, the projections of where those costs are headed and what indicators buyers/owners need to follow to determine how to extend coverage.

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit


2011 FCES: De-coding Multi-Channel Messages: Practical Uses for Your Guest Feedback

It’s all about the experience. Guest feedback has gone far beyond the days of comment cards on tables. Cut through the clutter as our 2011 Fast Casual Executive Summit panelists discussed the best ways operators can respond to and address what their customers are saying about their brand, food and guest experience.

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit



 

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