McDonald's Cyclospora issues highlight field-to-plate food handling challenges

McDonald's Cyclospora issues highlight field-to-plate food handling challenges

Two facts stand out from the cases of cyclospora infection being traced so far to some McDonald's salads and Del Monte vegetable trays: The parasite hangs out in human feces and once it's on food it is nearly impossible to wash it away, according to health officials.

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QSR trends-to-be: Native American novelties to fermented Finnish foods

QSR trends-to-be: Native American novelties to fermented Finnish foods

As a restaurateur, can you choose the menu trends coming down the pike, or would you like to know what trends forecasters say SHOULD be on you menus? Take this test, then read the best advice from culinary forecaster Suzy Badarraco on what's hot, what's not and what's next on restaurant menus.

Cloud POS: 4 key advantages for QSRs

Cloud POS: 4 key advantages for QSRs

With Cloud POS reclaiming the top spot in this year's POS Software Trends Report from Hospitality Technology, it's clear that cloud-based point of sale initiatitives are scoring high on restaurateurs' technology wishlists. In fact, the report found that fully 61...

Kiosks, digital signage: Issues, but benefits worth it

Kiosks, digital signage: Issues, but benefits worth it

Global food service operator, Sodexo, and travel plaza operator, Love's, told an audience at the recent Dallas ICX Summit that even though there are challenges to deploying kiosks and digital signage today, the benefits of these technologies are worth the trouble. QSRs can no doubt relate to many of the issues discussed in this hour-long session.

Survey finds Gen Zers, families lead the restaurant spend race

Survey finds Gen Zers, families lead the restaurant spend race

A study reveals three ways for restaurant brands to increase sales.

QSR money issues: A smart new information source

QSR money issues: A smart new information source

Contemplating going cashless, accepting Bitcoin and adding online and mobile payment options are just a few decisions restaurateurs and retailers are facing these days, but making those decisions just got easier.

An inside look at Taco Bell’s digital transformation to deliver an enhanced customer experience

An inside look at Taco Bell’s digital transformation to deliver an enhanced customer experience

Rafik Hanna, senior director of Taco Bell’s All Access, shared insight on how the QSR is transforming to drive a best-in-class customer experience and why technology is always at the forefront in a keynote address at the recent ICX Summit

Gen Z travelers pick dining out over partying: What it means for QSRs

Gen Z travelers pick dining out over partying: What it means for QSRs

College-age consumers are not that wild about partying when they are traveling, the top "thing to do" for Gen Z. In fact, when traveling these young adults pick eating out as their No. 1 activity, ahead of partying, which came in at No. 6.

BD's Mongolian BBQ co-founder to keynote Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit-London

BD's Mongolian BBQ co-founder to keynote Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit-London

Matthew Kirby will discuss his vision for growing his two U.K.-based brands — Chozen Noodle and Chow Asian Kitchen — and what it takes to succeed in the franchising world during the closing keynote session, July 18, at the annual Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit at the Grange City Hotel in London.

QSR invoices: Your direct line in to a mother lode of savings

QSR invoices: Your direct line in to a mother lode of savings

Invoices are jam-packed with a treasure trove of information about your purchases, your contracts and your ability to reduce costs. When analyzed as a full set of data, these records offer actionable insights that should guide your business decisions.

Are you an invisible QSR? The new requirements of online search

Are you an invisible QSR? The new requirements of online search

Yext Head of Industry for Food Service gives QSRs advice on how to make your brand show up for potential customers in these days of voice and image searches and intelligent devices.

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SD-WAN in (Relatively) Plain English

SD-WAN in (Relatively) Plain English

SD-WAN is converging with LTE to offer an all-around network solution for growing businesses. What does SD-WAN with LTE entail, and how can it help?

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Cradlepoint


E-Commerce Tax Decision Can Hurt Retailers

E-Commerce Tax Decision Can Hurt Retailers

Small businesses and retailers around the country will undoubtedly face new challenges as they are tasked with collecting online sales tax.

Type: General

Sponsor: Scott and Company LLC


5 Key Techniques for Boosting Restaurant Check Averages

5 Key Techniques for Boosting Restaurant Check Averages

Determining when you are losing valuable income from existing guests and taking proactive measures to recoup that revenue is essential to surviving in today’s challenging marketplace.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Custom Culinary


Survey Helps Industry Understand Consumer Desire for Biometric Payments | POS | Retail | Quick Service | Mobile

Survey Helps Industry Understand Consumer Desire for Biometric Payments | POS | Retail | Quick Service | Mobile

An easy-to-read, quick and informative infographic which shares the interesting findings of a survey into customer attitudes to biometric payments. Learn how adoption varies between different age groups and genders, which countries are most keen and whether customers prefer payment by fingerprint, iris scanning or facial recognition.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: TNS, Inc.


The ABCs of Restaurant Customer Relationship Management

The ABCs of Restaurant Customer Relationship Management

A CRM solution helps you focus on your organization’s relationships with individuals and improves interactions including winning their business, retaining their business, and providing support and additional services throughout the relationship. Download Revel Systems guide to CRM. 

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Revel Systems


Pour On The Profits With Modern Technology

Pour On The Profits With Modern Technology

Teddy opened restaurant and bar, Edwin Mills by Equator, in 2005 in Old Town Pasadena. Teddy sought out to conquer excellence in ambiance, service, and food. And his prior Point of Sale was holding him back in achieving his business goals. 

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Revel Systems


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McDonald's Cyclospora issues highlight field-to-plate food handling challenges