6 Things That Will Destroy Your Restaurant

6 Things That Will Destroy Your Restaurant

Before you hastily put together a restaurant business plan, build a menu with all of your family’s famous recipes, empty your savings account and sign a 10-year lease, take a few deep breaths and read through this guide.

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Sponsor: TouchBistro


Simplified ingredient lists: A trend at the point of no return

Simplified ingredient lists: A trend at the point of no return

Natural ingredients and minimally processed foods are one of the top five culinary trends for 2015 and 2016. Major brands across segments have responded by simplifying their menus with cleaner, fresher ingredient lists.

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Sponsor: Litehouse Foods


Truly Regal: Our Tilapia Live Up To Our Name As The Finest In The World

Truly Regal: Our Tilapia Live Up To Our Name As The Finest In The World

As the #1 producer of all-natural tilapia, we are committed to raising our lake-grown fish from hatch to harvest in the healthiest, most environmentally supportive way possible.

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Sponsor: Regal Springs Trading Company


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5 tips to minimize food waste

5 tips to minimize food waste

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.

CEOs of Wing Zone, Focus Brands, Captain D's, Backyard Burgers, Koti Pizza predict industry changes, trends

CEOs of Wing Zone, Focus Brands, Captain D's, Backyard Burgers, Koti Pizza predict industry changes, trends

This year's Fast Casual Executive Summit wrapped up Tuesday night with insights from some of the industry's most successful CEOs.

5 things you can learn from your restaurant's dumpster

5 things you can learn from your restaurant's dumpster

Waste data provides cost savings and operations efficiencies.

Jersey Mike's exec: 6 ways to build a vibrant company culture

Jersey Mike's exec: 6 ways to build a vibrant company culture

Finding and living out your restaurant's founding vision is crucial to success, writes Jersey Mike's Brand Ambassador John Hughes.

In pictures: Global restaurant execs in London: Part 1

In pictures: Global restaurant execs in London: Part 1

Executives from 17 countries gathered in London for the 2017 Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit — Europe last week. The event, produced by Networld Media Group, provided the opportunity for more than 100 restaurant leaders to share advice, success stories and discuss how they moved on from failure.

B.good's co-founder: 'How to be a farm-to-table concept while growing nationwide'

B.good's co-founder: 'How to be a farm-to-table concept while growing nationwide'

Tony Rosenfeld, co-founder of the b.good, describes how the brand's commitment to local sourcing hasn't stopped its growth.

NRA 2017 in photos: Editors share top highlights

NRA 2017 in photos: Editors share top highlights

The editors of FastCasual, Pizza Marketplace, QSRWeb and Food Truck Operator share some highlights from the 2017 NRA show in Chicago.

Memphis couple launches fast casual brand with organic, vegetarian menu

Memphis couple launches fast casual brand with organic, vegetarian menu

Mama Gaia, which means "Mother Earth" in ancient Greek, opened last month, offering vegetarian-friendly pitas, quinoa bowls and salads.

3 ways technology can lower food costs

3 ways technology can lower food costs

With timely insights, restaurants can optimize processes, make better decisions, and save time and money

3 New Year's resolutions to improve profitability, optimize sourcing, reduce risk

3 New Year's resolutions to improve profitability, optimize sourcing, reduce risk

All restaurant brands need to make sure they have a strong supply chain and a well-developed risk management strategy. You may not be able to predict the future of your growing company, but you can ensure visibility and risk reduction are on the agenda.

Are you accounting for those holiday gift cards correctly?

Are you accounting for those holiday gift cards correctly?

For many restaurants, the holiday season bustles with promotions, parties and gift card sales. But amid the season's cheer, restaurants must account for these gift cards properly.

Japan + Peru = saucy success at Suviche

Japan + Peru = saucy success at Suviche

Co-owner Aliosha Stern discusses how the brand has combined Japanese and Peruvian cuisine to create a thriving fast casual brand.

3 steps to better restaurant food safety

3 steps to better restaurant food safety

The focus on food safety throughout the nation's food supply chain is at all-time high. Between consumer health issues brought about by the ingestion of unsafe products, and the outbreak of diseases that impact the food supply, it's imperative that operators continue to focus on protecting the lives and health of their guests.

3 ways to navigate employee-scheduling reform

3 ways to navigate employee-scheduling reform

If you’re asking yourself how your industry, company and operators can get ahead of scheduling reforms, consider the following steps.

Part 2: The pain and the glory of getting REAL

Part 2: The pain and the glory of getting REAL

Restaurateurs who seek REAL certification say it’s a tough and sometimes painful process. But they are quick to add that it can end up paying off big for a restaurant brand.

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Embracing sustainability best practices can be a great way to differentiate your restaurant. Look here for ideas to attract the growing number of consumers who prefer to spend their money with businesses that demonstrate social responsibility.

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