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Saving energy with employee engagement: Strategies for restaurants

What’s the secret to successful execution of a restaurant energy strategy? Two words: Employee engagement.

Receiving 101: Control and Safety

Whoever is in charge of receiving should follow a standard set of rules in order to maintain the safety of food and ensure you protect your bottom line.

Creating franchise-friendly supply chains

A well-managed supply chain accomplishes three vital goals that are critical to a franchisee’s operations and bottom line:

3 ways restaurants can use automation to drive business value

Exactly how is IT automation helping restaurants?

Baltimore restaurants calling for peace

As clean-up efforts continue after the riots in Baltimore, several area restaurants are providing free food and coffee for firefighters, police, the Maryland National Guard, paramedics and EMTs. They are also urging the city’s residents to support solidarity and peace through using the social media hashtags, #peace, #solidarity and #support.

Millennial workforce driving digital workforce management solutions

Managing your restaurant digitally has plenty of advantages and with the rapidly changing workforce, it may even soon be necessary.

​Why manufacturers offer rebates and not net pricing

In a corporate situation, there are pros and cons for both the buyer and the manufacturer to use the rebate system.

The importance of educating your team about catering

Only through a commitment to education will we have the ability to help others meet a proper standard that can help catering and restaurant leaders adapt to the market changes.

From lawsuits to 'factory food': 6 things wrong with McDonald's

The Board of Directors of McDonald's Corporation announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Don Thompson will retire March 1, 2015, after almost 25 years of service.

Bigger isn't always better: the case for limited menus

Limited menus for QSRs and fast casual restaurants have financial and operational benefits.

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NEWS


Kansas Yum! franchisee adds to portfolio

KBP Foods, one of Yum! Brand’s largest franchisees, has acquired 24 restaurants in Kansas, Missouri and Florida from D-Carr Investments and related entities

NY restaurant owners to governor: Keep NY open for business

More than 100 restaurant owners and operators representing hundreds of restaurants across New York sent a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo imploring him to keep New York open for business.

Online menu maker upgrades platform

Online menu maker iMenuPro has upgraded its platform to help restaurateurs and small business owners create menus without investing enormous amounts of time and energy.

Chain restaurants want health care law reform

The National Council of Chain Restaurants supports court's ruling.

Suzanne Greco named president of world's largest QSR

Suzanne Greco, who began her tenure with Subway as a sandwich artist in 1973, is now running the “world’s largest QSR” as its president.

OrderSnapp launches free POS for pizzerias, small restaurants

The tablet is designed for startups looking to control investment costs and current restaurant owners who want to avoid expensive upgrades on old POS systems.

Ordering solutions start-up now serving 400 restaurant clients

Clorder Inc., a developer of a cloud-based food ordering solution designed to help restaurants enhance their online presence, has added 100 new clients since the beginning of the year.

Lightspeed POS enjoying big transaction-processing, customer-base growth

Commerce platform player Lightspeed POS today reported that it is processing $10 billion in transactions every year and its customer base now boasts 24,000 business locations across 100 countries.

Long John Silver's transitions commodities, payment systems, hires new COO

Long John Silver's announced the company has outsourced its complete supply chain operation to SpenDifference.

SCA Tech to sponsor commodity management forum at NRA

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based SCA Technologies, provider of category sourcing and margin management solutions, announced it will sponsor the National Restaurant Association's Supply Chain Management Executive Study Group spring meeting May 14-15, 2015.

Website connects restaurant industry to online marketplace

Pace Public Relations announced its newest client, The Restaurant Zone, a tech-startup designed to help restaurant owners, operators and workers.

KFC pulls plug on fast casual concept

KFC has closed the doors to KFC Eleven.

Yum still rebuilding after China scandal

Yum Brands' sales declined in Q1, but Taco Bell's breakfast is a hit.

Cherryh Butler returns to FastCasual.com

Cherryh Butler has returned as editor of FastCasual.com and managing editor of Networld Media Group's Food and Retail publications.

Georgia-based Wendy's and Dunkin' Donuts to deploy NCR transaction solutions

NCR Corporation, provider of consumer transaction technologies, announced that Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia- based Wissol Group a range of NCR cloud-enabled restaurant solutions to drive growth at its Wendy’s and Dunkin’ Donuts franchise businesses.

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