McDonald's in Bethesda is world's 1st green-certified location for megabrand

McDonald's in Bethesda is world's 1st green-certified location for megabrand

In the words of the immortal Kermit the Frog, "It's not easy being green," but one trailblazing McDonald's in Bethesda, Maryland, took on the significant task and became the world's first McDonald's location to receive Green Restaurant Association certification.

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Hu Hot, Freshii, Mooyah social media managers: 'It's a hard-knock life'

Hu Hot, Freshii, Mooyah social media managers: 'It's a hard-knock life'

Social media management may be this century's true school of hard knocks, but those who oversee this task at three well-known brands say it's essential to check your emotions at the virtual door.

Acing inventory: 3 ways to determine your QSR's true value

Acing inventory: 3 ways to determine your QSR's true value

Choosing the best approach to counting the value of your inventory is essential to determining your business's true value. These three options provide different benefits that could make the difference between winning and losing the increasingly competitive game of QSR business management.

Meatless marches forward: Why QSRs should pay attention

Meatless marches forward: Why QSRs should pay attention

There have been some false starts, but meatless products finally seem to be coming into their own, with research and development happening on a number of fronts, nationally and globally. Are QSRs ready and do they know where the products are coming from and how they will incorporate them into their menus?

Hopdoddy, restaurant designers discuss the ROI of redesign

Hopdoddy, restaurant designers discuss the ROI of redesign

Great restaurant design can yield tremendous return on investment if you and your design team really understand how to tell your story, prioritize your spend and even break a few rules.

Mrs. Winner's on 'zigging' while the industry 'zags'

Mrs. Winner's on 'zigging' while the industry 'zags'

The fried chicken brand finds success by staying true to its roots: gravy and fried chicken.

Balance Grill, CoreLife, I Love Bacon execs on innovation that works ... and doesn't

Balance Grill, CoreLife, I Love Bacon execs on innovation that works ... and doesn't

A panel of restaurant leaders shared some of their best and worst innovations with fellow restaurateurs at the Fast Casual Executive Summit in Nashville.

Carl’s Jr., Hardee's get a little diabolical with latest marketing campaign

Carl’s Jr., Hardee's get a little diabolical with latest marketing campaign

Carl's Jr. and Hardee's are proving they're not below rolling in the mud a little in the name of a good marketing gag.

Blaze, Beefsteak, McAlisters chefs offer innovation ideas QSRs can sink their teeth into

Blaze, Beefsteak, McAlisters chefs offer innovation ideas QSRs can sink their teeth into

Menu development is a team effort consisting of culinary, financial and logistics input. A balance is needed for a menu item to succeed.

4 ways to prevent QSR data breaches

4 ways to prevent QSR data breaches

As cyberattacks and malware continue to proliferate globally, restaurants have increasingly become a prime target. In recent years, major credit card data breaches have been reported by some of the largest restaurant chains in the U.S. According to IBM and...

The 'low-hanging (financial) fruit' right outside your QSR window

The 'low-hanging (financial) fruit' right outside your QSR window

There's some real opportunity hanging around just outside your QSR window in the form of cloud-based tech that can potentially wash away thousands in operating costs.

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10 Ways to Encourage Sales with Digital Menu Boards

10 Ways to Encourage Sales with Digital Menu Boards

Many operators unintentionally overlook ways they can increase customer loyalty, promote key products, and inspire last-minute sales. That’s why it’s important to optimize your in-store signage and promotional areas to your advantage.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: WAND Corporation


Instantly-Mobile Kiosks: Security Meets Convenience

Instantly-Mobile Kiosks: Security Meets Convenience

Tablet kiosks are adding a new dimension to the customer experience, but unlocking their full potential requires liberating them from their mount.

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Sponsor: InVue


Choosing the Right Self-Order Kiosk Software for Restaurants

Choosing the Right Self-Order Kiosk Software for Restaurants

Most articles and papers written about self-order kiosks focus on kiosk hardware. As such, they tend to gloss over important points that can only be addressed by the software.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ADUSA, Inc.


Integration of Self-Order Kiosks and POS in Restaurants

Integration of Self-Order Kiosks and POS in Restaurants

Self-Ordering Kiosks are becoming more popular in Quick Service and Fast Casual restaurants. Beyond the kiosk, the mission-critical system that these companies all have in common is of course their Point of Sale.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ADUSA, Inc.


Remote Monitoring for Restaurant Operators

Remote Monitoring for Restaurant Operators

Cloud-based sensor technology is making it easy for restaurant managers to stay aware of a variety of operational issues and be immediately notified if there’s a problem.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


Getting the Maximum Value from your Digital Menu Boards

Getting the Maximum Value from your Digital Menu Boards

No matter the situation, the crucial ingredient to getting the most value possible from Digital Menu Technology is execution. The details are important, so let’s discuss the facts together.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: WAND Corporation


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