Restaurants are trying to meet Americans' desires to eat healthier by giving them a variety of protein options.
By working through a GPO, the manufacture of food or supplies can "speak" directly to decision-makers in the purchasing arena, thus saving time, money and the hassle of hunting down those important people.
Over the last few years, fast casual pizza has outpaced growth in other restaurant segments. Still, all fast casual pizzerias aren't created equal.
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Millennials are crazy about fast casuals, healthy menu options and the independence restaurant technology affords, but are they a generation likely to be interested in owning a restaurant?
Rich Hope, CMO of Jersey Mike's Subs, talks about the restaurant chain's mobile app.
Orange Leaf partnered with InMoment to launch a store-wide Voice of Customer feedback program and social advocacy initiative.
There are plenty of cost-efficient mobile payment processors designed to fit the budget needs of small businesses, but ensuring sensitive data customers that your business is secure is just as important as the convenience factor mobile payments offer.
Menu labeling goes beyond in-store menu boards to include catering programs as well as banquet dishes.
Today, forward-thinking restaurant operators are using modern video technology to measure virtually everything from shift readiness to inventory control.
Don Fox, CEO of Firehouse Subs, talks about the two key ways his brand's mobile app meets customer needs.
An already contentious issue, organizations including the International Franchise Association, the Service Employees International Union and others drafted statements explaining how they think the wage campaign will impact the industry.
The restaurant of the future is here, with technological innovations that enable faster, more efficient and more profitable operations than ever.
Owners need to look outside the box and develop strategies that seamlessly integrate with customers’ always-on and always-connected world.
Baron Concors, Chief Digital Officer at Pizza Hut, discusses why it's important to think mobile first.
The trend of consumers embracing lean proteins is one that many restaurants are embracing in an effort to help offset the cost of beef, which increased 25 percent last year.
It's a race to the top for both fast casuals and QSRs latching on to the potential digital ordering can offer.
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Labor attorneys for franchise businesses say the industry is facing a "perfect storm" of attacks from labor regulators and unions.
Visits to quick service restaurants, which represent the bulk of global foodservice traffic, were more a reflection of consumer sentiment than each country’s economic state in the fourth quarter of last year
HotSchedules, a global software-as-a-service provider for the restaurant, retail and hospitality industries, announced the launch of their applications for use on the Apple Watch.
The Wendy's Company reported unaudited results for Q1 ended March 29, 2015.
The Service Employees International Union is joining franchisees and activists together in the fight to raise minimum wage.
Mother's Day, the most popular holiday of the year for dining out, will bring nearly half of Americans to dine out, or order restaurant takeout or delivery, on May 10.
Long Range Systems has announced four updates to the company’s solution portfolio: the next generation Guest Pager, table location technology, waitlist management and digital guest survey tools.
Starbucks is opening its first-ever express format store at 14 Wall Street, across from the New York Stock Exchange.
Tillster Inc., provider of digital ordering and engagement products and services for the restaurant industry, has announced an agreement with PayPal.
Simpson will be a member of the association's executive leadership, reporting to President and CEO Dawn Sweeney.
EY has announced that EatStreet cofounders Matt Howard, Eric Martell, and Alex Wyler are finalists for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 Award in the Midwest.
Revention, provider of restaurant management solutions, announced its integration with Syrus Restaurant Information Services.
Pace Public Relations announced its newest client, The Restaurant Zone, a tech-startup designed to help restaurant owners, operators and workers.
The first location will open in Dubai in early fall 2015 at the BurJuman Center, a mall in the heart of Dubai.
NEC Display Solutions of America, provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, will host a Google+ Hangout on FDA menu labeling regulations.
Mexican quick-service restaurant Taco John's debuted Street Tacos this April, sparking an 11.1 percent increase in year-over-year sales.
Taco Bell, opening for the first time in Tokyo since the 1980s, saw customers camped out in front of the store overnight for a chance at a free T-shirt and tacos when the doors opened at 10 a.m.
Dole launched its Chef-Ready Fruit Purées for kitchen and bar menus.
Chronic Tacos is partnering with the Los Angeles Angels for the fourth straight year, bringing new promotions.
The expo will host tea tastings and sessions on how to profit from tea on the menu and at the bar.
The National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index remained positive in March as a result of higher same-store sales and optimistic outlook for business conditions
Restaurant Brands International Inc. reported financial results for Q1 ended March 31, 2015.
The National Restaurant Association announced the recipients of the Food and Beverage Awards recognizing progressive food and beverage products that the organization believes will make a significant impact in the restaurant industry.
The commitment is part of McDonald's Global Sustainability Framework efforts, encompassing all of the company's products.
Quick service restaurant visits grew in Australia, Canada, China, Great Britain, and United States, where consumer confidence is higher.
NYC guests can now purchase a medium latte for $1.99.
The chain has recently added two menu items incorporating pretzel bread.
Seafood, vegetarian or vegan menu innovation will become essential as millennials represent a greater portion of foodservice consumers.
Dunkin' Donuts announced the the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with franchise group, Legacy Concepts LLC, to develop 10 restaurants in Minneapolis and the surrounding areas.
Wienerschnitzel announced that Northern California-based franchisee, Farouk Diab, is the recipient of Multi-Unit Franchisee Magazine's 15th Annual Most Valuable Performer Award in the "Spirit of Franchising" category.
KFC has closed the doors to KFC Eleven.
GrubHub, an online and mobile food ordering and delivery service, today launched its Seamless App for Apple Watch. The company will also release a GrubHub app for Apple Watch in the near future.
Yum Brands' sales declined in Q1, but Taco Bell's breakfast is a hit.
Retailers and restaurateurs in U.S. and Asia can manage transactions through Bindo, powered by PowaPOS next generation POS hardware, according to a company release.
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White Castle intends to divert more than 7,000 pounds of food waste per month to a commercial compost facility in Shakopee, Minnesota.