6 Steps For Insight Driven Menu Innovation

6 Steps For Insight Driven Menu Innovation

Intelligent menu design is a fact-based approach that replaces guesswork in the culinary development process with six steps you can follow to take your menu and offerings to new heights.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Custom Culinary


Restaurant Delivery: Secrets to Success

Restaurant Delivery: Secrets to Success

The restaurant industry is continually evolving, and owners need to find ways to stay competitive. One of the fastest-growing trends is offering delivery service in addition to in-house dining. From pizzerias to fine dining, a wide range of restaurant styles are exploring this option to increase their revenue.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Thr!ve Point of Sale


How Diners Choose Restaurants [Restaurant Insights Report]

How Diners Choose Restaurants [Restaurant Insights Report]

Working with an independent research firm, we surveyed 521 participants across the U.S. of varying ages, geographies, and life stages to find out what’s getting people in the door... and what’s pushing them out.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: TouchBistro


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As QSRs rush to deliver, watch out for this costly oversight (Part 1 of 2)

As QSRs rush to deliver, watch out for this costly oversight (Part 1 of 2)

Delivery has become something of a QSR panacea lately as increasing numbers of consumers opt to eat in the office or at home. But, before jumping on board this "bus", brands need to consider some of the inherent challenges and federal laws that apply when employing delivery drivers.

What the AR burger waiting in the wings could mean for QSRs

What the AR burger waiting in the wings could mean for QSRs

One company is working to push menu boards into the future through a glasses-free augmented reality experience called HoloLamp, which delivers virtual menu items to customers.

Electrify loyalty by plugging in these 3 approaches

Electrify loyalty by plugging in these 3 approaches

Brands across industries are dedicating time and resources to rewarding consumers for their purchases and continued engagement. With the prevalence of loyalty programs comes the need for innovative reward strategies that cut through the noise and build rapport with consumers.

Cousins Subs focuses on making 'local' central to the brand

Cousins Subs focuses on making 'local' central to the brand

It's a truth that reveals itself over and over again that sometimes the best of everything can be found right in your own backyard. When it comes to that notion and the ever-growing foodservice industry's emphasis on local sourcing, the Wisconsin-based sub brand, Cousins, stands as a shining, dairy-dipped example of this subject in action.

Bruce Lee meets natural fast food: Leon brand's co-founder to relay how they relate

Bruce Lee meets natural fast food: Leon brand's co-founder to relay how they relate

John Vincent, CEO and founder of Leon, will keynote this year's Fast Casual Executive Summit, Oct. 9-11 in Seattle.

Could House-passed act this week derail menu labeling again?

Could House-passed act this week derail menu labeling again?

The U.S. House passage this week of the so-called "Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act" (H.R. 772) is either an attempt to water down previous menu-labeling measures set to take effect in May, or a break for restaurant operators, depending on your position in the foodservice industry.

McDonald's 'hair-growing fry additive' may pose a PR conundrum

McDonald's 'hair-growing fry additive' may pose a PR conundrum

Additives are typically shunned in QSR operations today, but news that a silicone additive in McDonald's fries might also help cure baldness presents a true conundrum for the brand's public relations team. In the U.S. alone, about 4.6 million people...

2 tough, techy kitchen challenges QSR operators must consider

2 tough, techy kitchen challenges QSR operators must consider

By Charlie Lewis Culinary Supply Chain Specialist/Consolidated Concepts Amidst all the talk of tech and the online world we occupy today, the QSR kitchen is rarely mentioned. Make no mistake though, the kitchen and the people who make it work...

Great 'Tech-spectations': What to expect when your QSR gives customers the tech they expect

Great 'Tech-spectations': What to expect when your QSR gives customers the tech they expect

Your customers are a bit like very engaged parents: They have expectations. That is particularly true today when it comes to the tech your QSR offers to stay engaged and to keep them coming back for more.

Burger King 'Whopper Neutrality' ad yields huge returns in free media

Burger King 'Whopper Neutrality' ad yields huge returns in free media

Three months after focusing a very serious social issue ad on the problem of bullying, Burger King is now using its marketing voice to criticize the FCC's action in December to reverse net neutrality regulations enacted by the Obama administration.

Does the 'cloud' have a tipping point for QSR operators?

Does the 'cloud' have a tipping point for QSR operators?

"Why has it taken so long for Cloud POS to get here?" It's all about the tipping points tilting in the right direction at the right time to fall in line with what QSR operators need to make pivotal business differences.

3 ways the payment landscape will 'rock your world' this year

3 ways the payment landscape will 'rock your world' this year

The payment landscape is changing rapidly and these three areas will help you prepare.

Emerald Isle burger joint ready to 'rocket' to new markets

Emerald Isle burger joint ready to 'rocket' to new markets

The burger joint is evolving at relative lightening speed for business. And if the story of one Irish burger joint is representative, this trend toward higher-end, healthful brands is far from just a U.S. phenomenon.

What does meal kit industry mean for QSRs?

What does meal kit industry mean for QSRs?

Do meal kits pose a threat —short- or long-term — to QSR popularity and profitability?

Flash Focus: Getting an edge in ultra-competitive QSR market with great 'gadgetry'

Flash Focus: Getting an edge in ultra-competitive QSR market with great 'gadgetry'

The ultra-crowded, nearly constantly changing QSR market demands not only savvy and quick action, but innovation like never before. In that vein, one pizza restaurateur offers a great example of how to employ really innovative gadgets with multiple business purposes to get an edge over the  competition.

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