How the menu-labeling ruling will drive traffic to fast casual brands

While many brands are worried about how the regulation requiring them to display nutritional info will affect their businesses, brands associated with a health halo see the ruling as a way to even the playing field.

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Using chatbots to launch delivery, keep customer connection

Using chatbots is one way to offer delivery while keeping a direct relationship with the customer.

Why the UAE restaurant industry lacks leadership talent: Bias in pay, benefits (Part 1)

This five-part series explores why the restaurant industry in the UAE lacks top talent.

Industry execs 'Spread the Love' at Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit

Restaurant executives from all over the world gathered in March at the Restaurant Franchising and Innovation Summit in Dallas to not only learn from one another about growing their businesses, but also make more than 10,000 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.


Summit summations: Dallas event delivers Texas-sized dividends

Katie Fuhrman of MomentFeed; Kimberly Brastad of Dairy Queen; Keith Hill of I Love Bacon; Jamal Bara of Waterfall; Demetra McLain of DW's Subs and Jacquelyn Cirko of Groupon, give an inside look to their Summit experiences.


3 execs describe how to take on the world without losing your brand

Taking a brand to another country is one of the most complex challenges a brand's leadership can undertake. At the Restaurant Franchising and Innovation Summit in Dallas last month, three divergent brands shared some of the lessons they've learned on the road.

10 reasons to attend the 2017 ICX Summit

If you are responsible for improving customer engagement for your organization, here are 10 reasons you should make your way to Texas for the ICX Summit.

Is your restaurant in compliance with recent fire code changes?

The standard for ventilation control and fire protection of commercial cooking operations (NFPA 96) now requires increased amounts of staff training on fire suppression systems and fire extinguisher operations. Check this list to see if you are in compliance.

How technology communication will spark a restaurant revolution

Connecting POS systems, apps and ordering systems with one another is now possible, but very few systems can integrate smoothly. That's where the concept of a universal access point — known as an application program interface, or API — comes in.

Mobile Vending University helps prepare food truck owners

Mobile Vending University provides a certified course in operating a food truck in Pasco, Washington. The attendees are taught by subject matter experts in all aspects of operating a food truck.

Spring flavors now trending: Cherries, hot sauces and unicorns?

Menus across the globe are featuring a few spring trends this season, including ethnic flavors, fresh fruits and veggies, and innovative sauces.

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5 Ways to Optimize Waste Service Levels

If you manage waste hauling vendors, see how to maximize service levels without spending more.

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Sponsor: Cass Information Systems




McDonald’s Franchisee Cuts Waste Costs 23%

Cass Information Systems is a national leader in helping organizations control their waste costs. With specialized technology, hundreds of clients and many years’ experience developing deep domain expertise, Cass is saving its clients millions in waste removal costs and taking away the unwanted burden of waste service management.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Cass Information Systems




10 Most Commonly Observed Food Safety Challenges - QSR Edition

In 2016, outbreaks of norovirus, E. coli, Salmonella and even hepatitis A hit quick service restaurant locations, indicating there’s still much to be done in the area of food safety.

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Sponsor: The Steritech Group




10 Most Commonly Observed Food Safety Challenges

In today’s competitive restaurant market, casual dining restaurants are struggling with filling open positions. High turnover and lackluster training may be putting food safety at risk.

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Sponsor: The Steritech Group




4 Components of an Integrated Food Safety Management System

In today's highly competitive market, your customers have more choices than ever before. Customers visit your foodservice establishment because they desire a certain brand experience, but they wouldn’t step foot in the door if the food was considered unsafe.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: The Steritech Group




Suggested Best Practices & Policies In-Use Utensils

Utensils are important tools in busy kitchens and foodservice environments. Knowing how to properly handle these tools is just as important as knowing how to use them.

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Sponsor: The Steritech Group


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