Why QSRs Need to Use Scheduling Templates

Why QSRs Need to Use Scheduling Templates

With labor budgets constantly in flux, QSR owners and operators are always looking for ways to cut costs and grow workable profit margins. A restaurant employee scheduling solution with template capabilities is an easy and intelligent method of reducing the time it takes to build accurate schedules from hours to mere minutes.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: HotSchedules


Hopdoddy Burger Bar: Accelerating Growth with HotSchedules

Hopdoddy Burger Bar: Accelerating Growth with HotSchedules

When a company grows as quickly as Hopdoddy, every second counts. Labor forecasting and template in HotSchedules have helped Hopdoddy merge all of the moving parts of their operation into one tool. HotSchedules pulls historical data to project sales revenue so managers no longer have to manually forecast on elaborate spreadsheets.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: HotSchedules


How to Boost Employee Engagement and Deliver Great Customer Experiences

How to Boost Employee Engagement and Deliver Great Customer Experiences

This Quick-Start Guide provides QSRs with strategic insight into how they can boost both employee engagement and customer experiences—including actionable steps and solutions to use to speed up the process.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: HotSchedules


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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.

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.

The gray-collar war: 5 ways for restaurants to remain competitive

The gray-collar war: 5 ways for restaurants to remain competitive

By Gretchen Van Vlymen, head of HR, StratEx Workers in the restaurant industry are unique in that they don't fall into the standard characterizations of blue collar vs. white collar.

Franchisees talk do-over: What they wish they knew before opening their franchise

Franchisees talk do-over: What they wish they knew before opening their franchise

Managing employees is a major aspect that new franchisees often don’t realize or prepare for when signing a franchise agreement. That, and the fact that running your own shop means dozens of daily decisions, are big eye openers.

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.

Former Chipotle, McDonald's exec: 'Leadership development has evolved'

Former Chipotle, McDonald's exec: 'Leadership development has evolved'

Cultivating leadership and developing oneself is key to success, according to Bobby Shaw, a veteran executive of several brands, including Chipotle and McDonald's.




How mismanaging your labor is killing your sales

How mismanaging your labor is killing your sales

Many foodservice operators have trouble managing their labor challenges. If labor is not the concept's highest cost in the P&L, it will soon be. The "never-changing" regulations in this area certainly do not make it any easier. So what can...

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

4 ways your restaurant staff is stealing from you

4 ways your restaurant staff is stealing from you

Opportunities for theft will depend on the operations and setup of your restaurant, but if you think like a thief, you're more likely to recognize and prevent possible loopholes

Reader Poll: Restaurant confrontations - are they happening more often?

Reader Poll: Restaurant confrontations - are they happening more often?

The news is filled with a constant flow of incidents demonstrating the worst in human behavior often happening at the chains this website's readers oversee. It appears to be increasing, but is that the case and if so, why?

Why training is first step in enhancing customer experience

Why training is first step in enhancing customer experience

Technology is simply a tool to help a team member better serve and connect with a customer, which can only happen if the employee is well trained in every aspect of his or her job.

A royal expansion: Kevin King crowned for Smoothie King’s quest for 1,000 stores

A royal expansion: Kevin King crowned for Smoothie King’s quest for 1,000 stores

Meet Kevin King: the chief of development for Smoothie King, a franchise that has seen rapid growth in recent years. CEO Wan Kim has tapped King to build out the smoothie empire.

Video: Pei Wei dishes on rebranding, CEO search

Video: Pei Wei dishes on rebranding, CEO search

CMO Clay Dover gives Cherryh Cansler, editor of FastCasual, the scoop on the chain's rebranding efforts and its search for the perfect CEO.




Why relationship building is critical for a successful franchise

Why relationship building is critical for a successful franchise

Whether you're a franchisor or a franchisee there is one big common aspect tied to everyone's success: a supportive, collaborative, trusting relationship.

The pre-shift meal: Sometimes simple is best for team building

The pre-shift meal: Sometimes simple is best for team building

One of the easiest and most effective options for "team building" is the pre-shift meal.

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