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.

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Sponsor: Star Micronics America




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.

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Sponsor: Taylor Company


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Restaurants lead the charge for the cashless future

Although mobile payments are convenient for both employees and customers, transitioning to a cashless operation also presents a new set of challenges.

The lucky 13: Twitter features to maximize restaurant marketing

Twitter has effectively been our micro-blogging friend for a decade, which has changed the face of marketing because this great promotional tool allows brands to push strategic initiatives in concise, 140-character chunks. Here are 13 pointers on maximizing that little bluebird's many features.

How the election could (and should) change the way restaurants do business

By Mike Lukianoff, Chief Analytics Officer/Fishbowl In 1960, John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon made history when they became the first presidential candidates to debate on live TV.

Cloud POS vs. digital ordering engine: Everything you need to know

As more restaurant brands develop digital ordering capabilities, restaurant technologists must understand the key differences between a cloud POS and a fully-featured digital ordering engine.

5 great ways paid social ads can equal more restaurant reviews

It's no secret that online reviews can be very beneficial for a restaurant's reputation and business. But many restaurateurs are not aware that they can use paid social promotion to win reviews, making the most of the ad dollars you spend on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Ordering up efficiency: Optimizing work flow using mobile technology

Restaurants are beginning to integrate various technologies that are allowing them to achieve greater efficiencies.

Revention launches ordering platform with integrated POS systerm

Revention has released an online ordering solution called Hunger Rush, which runs on an HTML5  Platform, also has POS capabilities, explains Laura Gaudin, product manager for Revention. She also chats about how the system is PCI compliant and why restaurant operators will benefit from using the solution.


Mobile ordering puts service into customers' hands

Noah Glass, founder of OLO, an online and mobile ordering platform, discusses why mobile ordering is quickly gaining popularity among restaurant customers.  


3 trends hitting foodservice

The next big thing to hit foodservice is gamification, especially in marketing.

'Save As' is the new 'Print' Part 1

What if I told you there was a secret HR weapon that could increase your overall efficiency, satisfaction and profit…and it wouldn’t cost you any arms, legs or first-borns? You’d stop reading this and start using it, right? Wrong. There...

10 must-have iPad apps for restaurant operators

Restaurant owners are discovering the power of iPads and have started using them to make their operations efficient. The good news is that you, too, can use them to help make your business more productive; the iPad can be an invaluable and powerful tool for your restaurant business. The iPad has more useful and free apps than laptops and netbooks.


Mobile website or app: Which is better for your business?

The one thing I always get asked about going mobile is whether a restaurant should build a mobile site or mobile app. Before I begin telling you which one you should focus on, let's first find out the differences between...


New concept matches franchisees to lenders

Boefly has attracted many big-name chains as they seek various funding options for growth.

Leverage social media outlets for your new hires

How did most of your applicants find you? Did they use a job board or did they walk in and ask one of your team members for an application? More and more employers these days are leveraging their social media...

Four options for menu labeling

For weeks I have wanted to write this blog; the one that lets you know options and choices for finally getting menu nutritional information on your menu/from your recipes and where to turn. Certainly, I will miss some of the...

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