Online Ordering Integration

Piada came to Chepri with the need for a complete rebuild of their existing site; including the implementation and integration of a new online ordering system. Chepris custom solution led to dramatic results.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Chepri, LLC




Restaurant Opening Master Checklist

While opening a new restaurant is exciting it can also be very stressful. Making sure that you have all your 'i's dotted and your 't's crossed before the big day can feel overwhelming.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: TouchBistro




2016 Fast Casual Top 100

FastCasual’s annual list of the industry’s most significant brands and executives.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: Taylor Company


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FEATURES


Food truck growth goes full throttle: Part 3 – an industry infrastructure emerges

Food trucks are the fastest-growing foodservice channel, and the niche is evolving into a well defined industry with its own organizations and support entities, including specialized software providers and event organizers. Part 3 in this 4-part series explores the emerging industry.

NRA 2011: Health care and other issues discussed

Scott DeFife, the Association's EVP for policy and government affairs, talks about health care and other high-profile issues affecting the restaurant industry.


NRA 2011: Reaction to the threat of higher swipe fees

NRA's Scott DeFife, EVP of policy and government affairs, talks about the Durbin Amendment and its implications for the restaurant and retail industries.


It's time to feel good!

The latter part of May is always a busy time of year on my calendar. During the waning days of spring, there is a convergence of our Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation charity tennis tournament, the National Restaurant Association trade...

Chef’s survey reveals 2011 menu trends

The National Restaurant Association’s “What’s Hot” survey of more than 1,500 professional chefs has revealed that local and hyper-local sourcing, healthy children’s meals, sustainable seafood and gluten-free cuisine will be among the hottest menu trends in 2011. “The top trends...

NRA forecast: Restaurant sales will stabilize

The restaurant industry will show gradual improvement in 2010 as sales are expected to reach $580 billion.

NRA forecast: Restaurant sales will stabilize

The restaurant industry will show gradual improvement in 2010 as sales are expected to reach $580 billion.

Technomic report predicts alcohol sales falling in 2010

Alcohol sales at casual- and fine-dining chains are expected to be slim in 2010, giving some fast casual operators a golden opportunity.

2009 Fast Casual Summit: VGS

Patrick Benasillo, vice president of Visual Graphic Systems, discusses how his product can benefit fast casual operators during the 2009 Fast Casual Executive Summit in Dallas.


Signature Digital Menus for 2012 Olympic caterers

Signature Digital Menus will provide a digital menu board solution for Olympic caterers – Bon Appetit. In the video, the catering firm talk openly about how digital menu boards have provided a real benefit to the bottom line of their business through improved efficiencies and more flexibility.


NRA 2009: Smaller crowd meant better business

While attendance was down at this year's NRA Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show, exhibitors say lead generation was quality over quantity.

Chipotle founder to sit on NRA Show keynote panel

Steve Ells will participate in the interactive keynote panel, the first of its kind for NRA Show organizers, attendees.

Interactive tables, touchscreen ordering at Inamo Restaurant

Using projection and a built-in touchpad, diners at London's Inamo Restaurant can see the menu (and what each item would look like on the plate!) and then order food and drink directly from their table. The table also allows you to set the background image, view a live “chef cam,” check local movie times and find the nearest train stations.


Workshops play integral role during NRA Show

Profitability and sustainability are a few of the topics covered through educational sessions held yearly at the NRA Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show.

Fast Casual Alliance launches Web site, adds board members

Board members include Rubio's, Au Bon Pain and Forklift Brands executives.

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