5 Key Techniques for Boosting Restaurant Check Averages

5 Key Techniques for Boosting Restaurant Check Averages

Determining when you are losing valuable income from existing guests and taking proactive measures to recoup that revenue is essential to surviving in today’s challenging marketplace.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Custom Culinary


Key Benefits of Utilizing Self-Service Kiosks in Quick Service and Fast Casual Restaurants

Key Benefits of Utilizing Self-Service Kiosks in Quick Service and Fast Casual Restaurants

There are many advantages to QSRs and fast casuals adopting self-order strategies, but three well-documented benefits include enhanced customer service, improved productivity and increased profits.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc.


How to Plan and Measure the Success of a Kiosk Deployment

How to Plan and Measure the Success of a Kiosk Deployment

It’s very easy to get into the specifics of hardware and software capabilities and miss the big picture. This white paper contains key project planning tips to ensure that any kiosk project's goals can be met.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ZIVELO LLC


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Research: Short wait times, ambiance important to fast casual customers

Research: Short wait times, ambiance important to fast casual customers

Ambiance — the look and feel of the service environment — has emerged as a critical factor in guest satisfaction, according to research presented at the National Restaurant Show. The general manager plays a key role in influencing restaurant ambiance.

Gen Z revealed highest spenders in survey

Gen Z revealed highest spenders in survey

A study reveals three ways for restaurant brands to increase sales.

Survey: 3 ways to increase restaurant sales

Survey: 3 ways to increase restaurant sales

A study reveals three ways for restaurant brands to increase sales.

FastCasual's parent company launches daily newsletter on fintech

FastCasual's parent company launches daily newsletter on fintech

Networld Media Group has created World of Money, an online daily news brief covering issues and events that affect the business of money and the transfer of value.

Why a balanced relationship is key for succeeding as a franchisor, franchisee

Why a balanced relationship is key for succeeding as a franchisor, franchisee

Experts at the recent International Franchise Expo offered insight and advice on striking the perfect balance in the franchisor-franchisee relationship. It's very much akin to the marriage scenario.

The counter: restaurant industry scorecard for Q1 2018

The counter: restaurant industry scorecard for Q1 2018

Adam Berebitsky discusses why sales rose in Q1 and what will determine restaurants’ success for the second half of the year.

Top tips for digital signage deployments

Top tips for digital signage deployments

Brands give top tips on how to use digital signage for maximum success.

Top missteps to avoid on the way to franchising success

Top missteps to avoid on the way to franchising success

From operational strategy errors to overlooking the customer experience, there are plenty of things to trip a new franchisor up on the way to successful growth. Be aware of the top impediments and be ahead of the game.

The man that made Starbucks an industry superpower steps down

The man that made Starbucks an industry superpower steps down

Starbucks Corporation Executive Chairman and — until last year, CEO — of four decades, Howard Schultz, is stepping down, but leaving a huge trail of successes in his wake, including a 21,000 percent gain in stock value since the brand's IPO in 1992 and a reputation as a brand known for doing good in a highly competitive industry.

[LIVE WEBINAR] Combating rising operating costs in a tight labor market

[LIVE WEBINAR] Combating rising operating costs in a tight labor market

Make a note to join us June 19 for an hour of free expert guidance on taking some of the sting out of your labor costs, even as the hiring environment demands more than ever.

Lessons from #MeToo: Top tips to avoid harassment in the fast casual workplace

Lessons from #MeToo: Top tips to avoid harassment in the fast casual workplace

An employment lawyer offers five steps for preventing and handling sexual harassment situations in the workplace.

What millennials want from restaurants

What millennials want from restaurants

Cayan found that millennials are eating out more and are looking for secure payment methods that are easily accessible and reliable.

Location, location, location: What makes a good one?

Location, location, location: What makes a good one?

Finding the best location for a restaurant is a matter of knowing about the site's people, accessibility, visibility and energy, according to Subway development specialist James Walker.

KFC Ad Director on turning Col. Sanders into brand's 'James Bond'

KFC Ad Director on turning Col. Sanders into brand's 'James Bond'

In 2015, deep in a tunnel beneath the "lions and tigers and bears" of the Louisville Zoo where KFC stored its corporate archives, the chicken chain's ad agency struck branding gold.

Turkish-American sisters now franchising Flatbread Grill

Turkish-American sisters now franchising Flatbread Grill

Turkish-American Sisters — Arzu, Fusun, and Gonca Esendemir — are now franchising their fast casual concept —  Flatbread Grill.

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