The LTO list grows: More chains drop lines for Lenten followers

To catch customers who observe Lent, as well as those who just like a good fish sandwich, here are some of the fishy offerings currently coming up on menus,

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Mapping a route through industry roadblocks

Learning how to manage in an oversaturated market can feel like trying to drive on a crowded highway during rush hour. In the moment, roadblocks and traffic may slow you down—but what matters most is that you ultimately reach your destination.

The plant-based burger that 'bleeds' like rare beef

It bleeds on the plate like a rare-cooked beef burger, tastes like a patty of ground beef but is produced with a mere sliver of the resources used to produce cow-based meat. It's the Impossible burger and it makes its chain debut today.

5 ways to improve your mobile-ordering experience

Adoption is so high that mobile ordering is expected to be a $38B business by 2020 among QSR chains alone.

Kiosk translates in sign language to assist hard of hearing customers

Juke Slot develops a kiosk that offers sign language for hard of hearing customers, a significant market with special needs. One customer's experience alerted the company to the need.

How payments technologies are changing fast food

Careful consideration of the advantages and disadvantages of each available payments option will enable restaurant owners to find the one that best meets the needs and preferences of their diners.

5 ways to run your restaurant in an uncertain political time

With questions surrounding labor costs and market patterns many restaurateur operators may wonder how to deal with this tumultuous period and continue to move forward?

Saladworks CEO reveals brand's 5-step come-back strategy

Saladworks was facing bankruptcy in 2015, when Centre Lane Partners bought it for nearly $17 million. Since then, CEO Patrick Sugrue has been working to breathe new life into the 30-year-old brand. "You have to be able to fail fast...


4 metrics every restaurant should track

You may be running a well-structured training program for new staff in the hopes that they’ll learn quickly and become more productive, but you might be missing a critical piece in your evaluation of staff growth — the impact new staff are having on sales and profitability.

BuzzFeed exec schools restaurateurs on mastering customer engagement

Jennifer Klawin, SVP, brand strategy, West Coast for BuzzFeed, shared social media tips with restaurateurs.


Ode to the taco: Why the old-school menu item is trending

Tacos aren't new, but they are trendier than ever. Here's why.

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[WEBINAR] 5 Essential Strategies for Selecting and Implementing a Cloud-Based POS

Date: March 14, 2017 | Time: 3:00 PM EDT | Duration: 1 hour | This webinar is designed to guide you through a challenging, yet rewarding change, and help ensure you get all of the right information the first time around.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: PAR Technology Corporation




Recipe For Engagement: Essential Ingredients for a Restaurant Loyalty Program

To be successful, a loyalty program must deliver value to the guest and it must deliver value to a restaurant operator’s business. To help food and beverage operators understand what guests are seeking in a loyalty program, Oracle Hospitality conducted a global consumer survey. Read about the findings in our report!

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: Oracle




[WEBINAR] Food safety, human error and the digital age

Download this webinar and walk away with an understanding of tangible outcomes associated with the successful implementation and adoption of digital food safety solutions.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: PAR Technology Corporation




Is Your Restaurant Ready for the Growing Online Ordering Trend?

Are you looking for a new way to grow your restaurant business? Consider online ordering. According to QSR Web, digital ordering is growing 300 percent faster than dine-in traffic, and analysts project in a few years, more restaurant sales will come from takeout, delivery, and other forms of off-premises dining than from customers who dine-in.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Star Micronics America




2017 Digital Signage Trends

In the past, retail has always been the leader to deploy digital signage. But now on the rise are smart businesses that want high resolution imaging and collaboration tools to transform the work environment.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: LG Electronics USA, Inc.




How Mobile Ordering Apps Stack Up

Mobile ordering apps are poised to be a major sales driver for fast casual restaurants, but not all apps are built the same.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Fuzz Productions


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