Truly Regal: Our Tilapia Live Up To Our Name As The Finest In The World

As the #1 producer of all-natural tilapia, we are committed to raising our lake-grown fish from hatch to harvest in the healthiest, most environmentally supportive way possible.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Regal Springs Trading Company




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. We talked to business owners that have successfully built a profitable delivery operation - and now were sharing their secrets with you! 

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Thr!ve Point of Sale




Converting More Website Visitors Into Leads

The goal of an effective franchise website and landing page is to convert visitors into leads. For most franchise websites and landing pages, the conversion rate is 2.9 percent.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: FranConnect


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And the bride wore … pepperoni?

Long white dress. Bouquets of exotic flowers.

A 'post mortem': Looking back at 2016's hard-learned lessons

Experts weigh in on the eight lessons they learned in 2016 about the fine art of running a restaurant.

Is it time for restaurateurs to really talk turkey?

Thanksgiving, when you think about it, is the celebration of eating out with friends. Why then, doesn't the restaurant industry claim it and give restaurateurs and weary cooks everywhere something really to be grateful for?

Hot diggity dog: The weiner is finally getting some respect

An award-winning chef shows that even the lowliest of foods can make a menu hit when done with creativity and an eye toward the trending taste preferences.

Yelp-foodjunky.com partnership gives restaurateurs a front seat at the corporate catering table

A new tech partnership pairing Yelp with foodjunky.com could offer a nice inroad to new source of business for restaurants nationwide.

Ask the experts: Is your brand ready for catering?

Franchisors and their franchisees must understand what they're getting into before deciding if catering should be a part of the business model.

Heard at the Summit: Memorable quotes from Day 1

Any time you gather some of the industry's brightest CEOs, franchisors, chefs, franchisees and vendors, there is sure to be some insightful quotes. We've gathered a few memorable moments from sessions during the opening day of the inaugural Franchising Restaurant & Innovation Summit in Dallas.

Catering checklist: 4 must-dos before serving customers offsite

Before any restaurant brand jumps into catering, there are a many thoughts to consider in order to ensure success.

Adding catering as a revenue channel: What QSRs and fast casuals should consider

One major incentive to catering that it helps extend the brand - customers love convenience and if your company offers an outlet for this, it will lead to higher satisfaction.

Beyond technology: 5 keys to managing menu updates

While many restaurant operators may be in good shape when it comes to meeting the caloric-labeling deadline of Dec 1, not all have considered the (print) execution efforts for menu boards, to-go menus, catering menus and related signage

Catering to success with menu labeling

Menu labeling goes beyond in-store menu boards to include catering programs as well as banquet dishes.

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.

Why catering is a good idea for Taco Bell and QSRs

QSRs have ecosystem advantages to add catering, such as fixed assets and real estate, as well as media power.

Eliminate complacency to build a thriving enterprise

People, products, markets, customers and processes are dynamic and must change in order to adapt and grow.

Five steps to creating a successful catering platform

Having a plan is crucial to the success of catering within your organization, and it includes timelines, teams, locations, the menu and marketing.

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As the restaurant industry becomes more crowded, operators are turning to new services to compete and differentiate. Among the fastest growing services is off-premise catering. It is estimated that restaurant locations can add $1,000 to their daily sales by adding this channel.

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