There are three fundamental ways to keep costs low, despite rising wages: improve workforce productivity, reduce waste, fraud and abuse and increase menu profitability.
Editor's note: This is part of a series called, "Now trending." Each story will dissect an upcoming fast casual trend.
Uncovering data from a restaurant's waste streams can help start the new year right.
Some forward-thinking brands are already using comprehensive workforce management solutions to automate time-consuming, error-prone efforts related to time and attendance, scheduling, leave management and other employee-facing processes.
Automating processes through advanced technologies can go a long way in enhancing a restaurant’s bottom line and reducing the impact of food waste on the environment.
The limitless variety of Asian flavors can revolutionize menus.
Ecommerce, social media and ubiquitous mobile devices are driving cultural changes that restaurants should use to their advantage.
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Airports are the No. 1 non-traditional expansion market for QSR brands, and Austin, Texas, has positioned itself to be right in the center of the action.
Like many terms in the restaurant industry, there is some confusion over the term "restaurant management software." In this article, I'd like to briefly discuss why that is, explain what we have learned so far by studying its use in...
The profitability of a restaurant is calculated using the cost of goods sold, and so it is important that your calculated inventory value be as accurate as possible.
Chuck E Cheese feels like a safe place for my family, and that's saying a lot these days.
The only way for restaurants to grow is to optimize every single aspect of their businesses.
Use of digital signage in the restaurant space has been growing exponentially as operators realize the flexibility, marketing and branding opportunities it provides. But there is another important reason to deploy digital signage for your brand: It increases dwell times and encourages increased spending while in the restaurant.
Brands must use cloud, mobility and internet technologies to proactively protect their brands.
A study by Unilever revealed that 72 percent of US diners care about how food waste is handled, and almost half would be willing to spend more to dine at a waste-conscious restaurant.
Adding new menu items is a great way to please customers but can lead to food-safety risks when not properly implemented.
The market is maturing and becoming saturated, requiring fast casual restaurants to look for new ways to stay ahead of the competition. Is the drive-thru the answer?
Millennials recently became the largest generation in the workforce with over 53 million workers, ushering society into an unprecedented future. Do you know how to recruit and retain them?
In leasing, restaurant tenants don't get what they deserve, they get what they negotiate.