Big Mac inventor leaves invaluable lesson for restaurateurs today

The passing of Big Mac inventor and McDonald’s longtime franchisee, Jim Delligatti, got me thinking about the value of true, two-way communication between a brand's top leadership and its front-line employees.

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Focus Brands president: 'Restaurant business is complicated'

The president of Focus Brands sums up his views on the state of the restaurant industry.


KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell leading Chinese health initiatives

The Chinese government wants to help its people live longer, healthier lives and has enlisted the support of the nation’s leading fast-food operator, Yum China, to lead the charge.

Japanese Domino's customers get pies by reindeer

Domino's — never one to shy away from a delivery challenge — has opted to go "old school" for its latest delivery dilemma work-around in the snowy northernmost part of Japan, Hokkaido. The chain is dispatching antlered delivery drivers this...


Fast Casual Summit: 5 lessons learned from m-commerce innovators

Why restaurants must "adapt to mobile commerce or die."

Last-minute federal injunction halts OT rules

Less than a week before the overtime regulations were to kick in, a federal judge in Texas has blocked the rule that would have made an estimated 4 million American workers eligible to claim overtime pay.

3 steps to choose the right technology

We all know that the amount of investment capital flowing into the food tech space has led to a virtual saturation of new restaurant technology in everything from online ordering systems to self-monitoring ovens, and even a burger-making robot. Here is a three-step process to help choose which technology is right for a growing business.

Is it time for restaurateurs to really talk turkey?

Thanksgiving, when you think about it, is the celebration of eating out with friends. Why then, doesn't the restaurant industry claim it and give restaurateurs and weary cooks everywhere something really to be grateful for?

Restaurant tech-spectations: Are you meeting your customers' technological needs?

Check out the infographic to discover if you are meeting your customers' techy needs.

Did they just say that? World watches while McDonald's promises to 'make ordering fun'

McDonald's took one giant leap into its digital future this week, saying it's switching to self-serve order stations and table delivery for all U.S. in-restaurant dining, and will soon roll out a new mobile order and pay system for the drive-thru.

Chick-fil-A stakes its web presence on glories of brand journalism

Chick-fil-A this week launched a new website that stakes the chain's all-important online future on the potential promotional benefits of content marketing, or what is sometimes referred to as brand journalism.

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Digital Signage Statistics [Infographic]

Digital signage is a powerful visual communication tool that engages audiences, improves efficiency and reduces operating costs. But how do we know that it actually works? What hard evidence is there to justify the implementation of digital signage? Increasing adoption rates and company case studies tell us that digital signage is

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: Mvix




Turning Wait Time Into Revenue

Digital display technology is helping build a better brand experience and increase revenue at the drive-thru.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Acrelec - formerly Hyperactive Technologies




Delivering an End-to-End Customer Experience

Acrelec America addresses the customer journey from start to finish.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Acrelec - formerly Hyperactive Technologies




BEAT THE MINIMUM WAGE BLUES

5 ways mobile technology can fight the hike to make your restaurant business stronger than ever

Type: White Paper

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[WEBINAR] Pilot Testing Restaurant Digital Signage: The Only Way To Fly

In this webinar you will learn the “how to’s, not to’s, and must do’s” when planning a pilot test. Watch now!

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A Safe Bet: Preventing Foodborne Illnesses with Affordable Tech

There are solutions emerging to maximize food safety efforts at the restaurant level, enabling operators to better communicate with their employees and to rectify any potential safety breaches immediately.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: HotSchedules


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