How Diners Choose Restaurants [Restaurant Insights Report]

How Diners Choose Restaurants [Restaurant Insights Report]

Working with an independent research firm, we surveyed 521 participants across the U.S. of varying ages, geographies, and life stages to find out what’s getting people in the door... and what’s pushing them out.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: TouchBistro


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.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: TouchBistro


Carolina Firehouse: A Success Story

Carolina Firehouse: A Success Story

Paul Baity is a food truck owner who is on the go! He shares his story about how he was able to speed up service and move his lines faster by adopting TouchBistro’s iPad POS.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: TouchBistro


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7 technologies transforming the restaurant industry

7 technologies transforming the restaurant industry

Now trending: We are in the middle of a tech revolution that has turned once imagined solutions into foodservice necessities, entirely transforming the restaurant business.

Your dumpster wants a technology upgrade in 2018

Your dumpster wants a technology upgrade in 2018

Uncovering data from a restaurant's waste streams can help start the new year right.

7 ways a tech-centric approach to management can lead to more productive GMs

7 ways a tech-centric approach to management can lead to more productive GMs

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.

5 ways to conquer food waste without spoiling the customer experience or the bottom line

5 ways to conquer food waste without spoiling the customer experience or the bottom line

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.

Wow Bao becomes 1st chain to leverage Eatsa technology

Wow Bao becomes 1st chain to leverage Eatsa technology

As the first licensee of Eatsa's self-service technology, Wow Bao's newest unit allows guests to pick up their orders from cubbies that alert them to the status of their orders.

Eatsa CEO: 'Our long-term goal is to change the fast casual industry'

Eatsa CEO: 'Our long-term goal is to change the fast casual industry'

Eatsa, both a restaurant and technology provider, faced a difficult choice in deciding the best way to revolutionize the fast casual dining experience. The company has switched its focus from running restaurants to offering other brands its technology.

Starbucks launches AR experience in Shanghai

Starbucks launches AR experience in Shanghai

The Shanghai Roastery is the first Starbucks in the world to offer an augmented reality experience to customers. Customers, who download the app, get a whole new experience as they point their phones at key features around the roastery.

4 ways to cut confusion over restaurant management software

4 ways to cut confusion over restaurant management software

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...

Be like Amazon to win the 'Great Restaurant Market Share War'

Be like Amazon to win the 'Great Restaurant Market Share War'

The only way for restaurants to grow is to optimize every single aspect of their businesses.

How digital signage can boost customer dwell time at restaurants

How digital signage can boost customer dwell time at restaurants

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.

Dickey's, Quiznos, Firenza execs: Cloud technology gives a lift, but needs advocates

Dickey's, Quiznos, Firenza execs: Cloud technology gives a lift, but needs advocates

Cloud technology enables companies to respond faster to market changes and empowers employees to perform better, but change doesn't come without pain.

3 ways to open a (drive-thru) window of opportunity for fast casuals

3 ways to open a (drive-thru) window of opportunity for fast casuals

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?

Restaurateurs: 'Don’t hesitate to offer mobile payments'

Restaurateurs: 'Don’t hesitate to offer mobile payments'

While mobile orders represent a minority of orders, panelists said the ratio is shifting in their favor. A panel of restaurateurs tackling the issue at the Fast Casual Executive Summit drew an overflow audience.

3 tips for hiring, retaining millennial workers: Part 2

3 tips for hiring, retaining millennial workers: Part 2

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?

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.

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