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

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

Date: June 19, 2018 | Time: 2:00 PM EST | Duration: 1 Hour | Join HotSchedules, for an in depth discussion of how a labor management platform can help you stay competitive by optimizing your labor costs and helping you to become the employer of choice. Register now!

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: HotSchedules


Loyalty Research Report Restaurant

Loyalty Research Report Restaurant

CodeBroker surveyed 1,287 consumers who are members of loyalty programs in a range of industries, including travel, credit card, retail and others. Those cross-industry research results can be accessed here.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: CodeBroker


The Evolving Customer Experience: How to Connect with Guests in a Meaningful Way

The Evolving Customer Experience: How to Connect with Guests in a Meaningful Way

Increased crowding and competition are forcing restaurants to quickly cook up new ways of doing business. Serving mouthwatering food, perhaps once the central ingredient in a restaurant’s recipe for success, is now just one must-have among many.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Visual Graphic Systems, Inc. / Studio D Creative


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Self-order kiosks dominate NRA Show

Self-order kiosks dominate NRA Show

The number of self-order kiosks on display at the National Restaurant Show nearly tripled over last year's exhibits as hardware and software manufacturers rushed to meet the demand from restaurants.

Coca-Cola exec shares how to connect with customers of all ages

Coca-Cola exec shares how to connect with customers of all ages

Gwen Brannon, Coca-Cola's director of guest insights & analytics, shares how the brand digitally engages with Baby Boomers, Generation X, millennials and Generation Z.

Is there a ghost in your kitchen?

Is there a ghost in your kitchen?

Ghost kitchens are popping up all over the world — from Auckland to Washington, D.C — and disrupting the widely held definition of what it means to be a restaurant.

California Tortilla COO shares top LTO-mastering tips

California Tortilla COO shares top LTO-mastering tips

If you don't continue to evolve your menu, customers will eventually get bored and encounter menu burnout

Uncovering top 3 growth trends in foodservice

Uncovering top 3 growth trends in foodservice

While consumer spending is growing, the way consumers spend into foodservice is changing

Spring beverage trends going back to the basics

Spring beverage trends going back to the basics

Embracing spring's trendiest flavors via beverages is one easy way for restaurants to boost check spend. Those trends are a return to historical, more familiar flavors with a focus on healthful options.

Is your brand ready to embrace Gen Z's obsession with over-the-top food trends?

Is your brand ready to embrace Gen Z's obsession with over-the-top food trends?

Understanding Gen Z's relationship to the over-the-top food trends taking over social media — from supersized snacks to tiny food to immersive culinary museums — will be key to brands looking to attract young generations on the hunt for epic eats.

Will the Senate push back menu-labeling law again?

Will the Senate push back menu-labeling law again?

The U.S. House passage this week of the so-called "Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act" (H.R. 772) is either an attempt to water down previous menu-labeling measures set to take effect in May, or it's a break for restaurant operators on the potentially costly compliance with the law's stipulations.

Is the 'Groundhog Day effect' finally over for menu labeling?

Is the 'Groundhog Day effect' finally over for menu labeling?

We can't predict what will happen over the next three months, but we do think the "Groundhog Day effect" is coming to an end for menu labeling.

Top 10 stories of 2017 will carry over to 2018

Top 10 stories of 2017 will carry over to 2018

Stories about Panera, Chipotle and Boloco are among FastCasual's Top 10 most read stories of the year.

11 menu trends going mainstream in 2018

11 menu trends going mainstream in 2018

Now trending: Detroit-styled pizza, Vibrantly colored drinks and salads, soft-serve ice cream coming in innovative flavors and a focus on mushroom-centric dishes.

Are ready-to-make meal kits stealing your customers?

Are ready-to-make meal kits stealing your customers?

Now trending: Fast Casuals can learn from the success of ready-to-make meal kits companies.

Now trending: A new twist on Asian flavors

Now trending: A new twist on Asian flavors

The limitless variety of Asian flavors can revolutionize menus.

Dickey's, Freshii, Boloco leaders predict 2018 fast casual trends

Dickey's, Freshii, Boloco leaders predict 2018 fast casual trends

An increased focus on delivery, the elevation of vegetarian and vegan concepts and finding ways to operate in smaller areas are just a few predictions from 10 executives leading fast casual brands.

2018 restaurant trend predictions from 10 fast casual CEOs

2018 restaurant trend predictions from 10 fast casual CEOs

Editor's note: This is part 1 in a series of stories featuring industry predictions from fast casual leaders around the world.

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