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WEBINAR: Using Tablet Technology To Give Guests What They Want

Today's consumers want what they want when they want it, and no where has that scenario been truer than on cruise lines. In order to meet those expectations, Norwegian Cruise Lines set out to adopt tablet technology for two of its restaurant and bar outlets aboard Norwegian Escape.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: Custom Business Solutions


WEBINAR: Maximizing Visual Engagement and the Customer Experience: Digital Signage for QSR and Fast Casual

Digital signage technology has evolved to create virtually unlimited options. How are QSRs and Fast Casuals using those options for optimal impact, and how are they leveraging the technology to create a more engaging and interactive experience?

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: Mood Media


WEBINAR: How to Drive Traffic and Sales with Proven Mobile Engagement Strategies

Mobile advertising, marketing and media are entering a new era of growth, spurred by increased consumer usage of mobile devices for media, content consumption and engagement with shopping, promotions, advertising and marketing.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: Code Broker


The ROI of Paging Systems

Tried-and-true paging technology not only can help improve operations, it can improve the bottom line as well.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


WEBINAR: Traceability 101: Tips for Achieving Farm-to-Fork Supply Chain Transparency to Increase Food Safety and Manage Quality

Learn how two restaurant operators are taking a proactive approach to implementing end-to-end traceability across their supply chain.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: FoodLogiQ


The ROI of Table Tracking Systems

The benefits of table tracking systems may not always be easy to see, but they can provide a significant boost to the bottom line.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


WEBINAR: Using the power of the Internet of Things to engage guests, improve customer experience and drive revenue

Your guests are increasingly mobile savvy and digitally connected. Find out how you can use that to your advantage.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: VMob Ltd


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


Paging Power

The simplicity and reliability of paging systems is helping to drive their use far beyond the restaurant waiting line.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Best practices: Maintaining a cohesive brand across franchises

Brand consistency is the foundation of all franchises. Developing company-wide brand strategies is key to protecting the brand’s image which creates value for consumers and the franchisees.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Visualogistix


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.


2015 Fast Casual Top 26 Executives

The fast casual industry is like no other restaurant segment, and that’s because it’s packed with creative, innovative and generous leaders. This year, we chose to unveil this year’s list of the industry’s top leaders at the 10th annual Fast Casual Executive Summit Oct. 18-20 in Miami.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: FastCasual.com


The Connected QSR

Successful restaurant operators typically are skilled at serving great food, not managing IT infrastructure. A 4G LTE network can make the task of managing a restaurant's digital devices a breeze.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Cradlepoint


It's All About the Customer Experience

Great experiences keep customers coming back time and time again. Give your customers a “wow” experience and they will tell their friends and colleagues and share on social media.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Interactive Customer Experience Summit (ICX Summit)


2015 Fast Casual Top 100

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

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: FastCasual.com


Taking a Look at Table-Location Solutions

The fast casual restaurant landscape is becoming increasingly competitive. A table-location solution can help an operator get a jump on the competition.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Developing Additional Revenue in Restaurant Kitchens

Innovations help make operations more efficient and effective.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: The Middleby Corporation


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 POS


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


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


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


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


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 POS


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


2011 FCES: CEO Roundtable

In this session from the 2011 Fast Casual Executive Summit, attendees heard from operators large and small about the ways they are growing sales, integrating creative marketing techniques and (re)shaping the industry. It’s about who you know and what they know, and the strategies each one has put in place to drive growth and sales success.

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit


2011 FCES: What’s Next For Fast Casual And How To Navigate The Changing Landscape

In the 2011 Fast Casual Executive Summit opening keynote, Suzy Badaracco, toxicologist, chef, dietician and founder of Culinary Tides, discusses the latest in menu and flavor trends covering health, consumers and legislation, and how operators can respond to each.

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit


2011 FCES: Farm to Fork: Bridging the Sustainability Gap

Consumer interest in sustainability has increased over the past several years; however, a disconnect between the consumer and the menu. In this presentation from the 2011 Fast Casual Executive Summit, the panel looked to bridge the gap between menu items...

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit


2011 FCES: Moving Targets: Workforce Engagement in a Mobile World

Whether you're dealing with Baby Boomers, Generation X or Generation Y, the fast casual workforce is as diverse as ever, and so is how they access information. In today's mobile environment, clear and concise communication is key to the engagement...

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit


2011 FCES: Reputation Management: Executive’s Guide to Crisis Management

Chipotle, Jimmy John's and Taco Bell. No one is exempt from positive or negative PR. This 2011 Fast Casual Executive Summit session reviewed real-world case studies of public relations strategies that have hit the mark or gone dead in the...

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit


2011 FCES: Foodservice Beverage Trends Satisfying Our Thirst For Beverages

Today’s successful beverage program comes in many shapes and sizes. While fountain beverages are working for some, other restaurant chains have opted to eliminate carbonated beverages from their menus. Then there’s beer, wine and spirits. In this 2011 Fast Casual...

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit


2011 FCES: The Future Foodservice Consumer

While consumer spending habits at restaurants hasn’t changed over the last 50 years, but what consumers are looking for from restaurants has. Menu and ingredient transparency, value and consumer confidence are having a direct impact on sales. Learn the mindset...

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit


2011 FCES: Community Marketing Strategies and Tactics

Effective marketing campaigns are a huge catalyst for driving sales growth. But what determining what works isn’t always an easy equation. In this session from the 2011 Fast Casual Executive Summit, attendees discovered how GM’s and franchisees are effectively using...

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit


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