How Restaurants are Using Modern Learning to Drive Innovation

How Restaurants are Using Modern Learning to Drive Innovation

Increased employee engagement, improved continuity, and accelerated learning are just a few of the advantages of modern learning. But these aren’t the only reasons the restaurant industry is abandoning traditional training for tech-forward e-learning. 

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Sponsor: PlayerLync


Noon Mediterranean Grill is Accelerating Growth by Standardizing Operating Procedures with PlayerLync's Modern, Mobile Learning Software

Noon Mediterranean Grill is Accelerating Growth by Standardizing Operating Procedures with PlayerLync's Modern, Mobile Learning Software

Assertive plans call for opening 200 Noon Mediterranean Grill restaurants by 2020, so they have executed a strategy to move business operations to a modern paperless environment that provides performance support and mobile learning.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: PlayerLync


Via 313 Increases Revenue $10,000 a Week with Toast Restaurant POS

Via 313 Increases Revenue $10,000 a Week with Toast Restaurant POS

Via 313 has come a long way from a single food trailer, now opening multiple brick and mortar locations around the city. With the help of Toast’s powerful mobile POS system, they were able to increase efficiency and drastically reduce costs.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Toast, Inc.


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The power a social media policy plugs into your brand

The power a social media policy plugs into your brand

Brands without well-researched corporate social media policies for employees are not only leaving employees in the dark, but also potentially exposing themselves to great legal risks.

1,200 US Hepatitis A cases in 13 months: What QSRs need to know

1,200 US Hepatitis A cases in 13 months: What QSRs need to know

Hepatitis A is raising a harrowing spectre over the restaurant industry thanks to its rapid spread and high number of cases, particularly in the eastern half of the nation and Midwest. Restaurant food safety expert Betsy Craig answers questions about the scope of the problem and what restaurant leadership can do.

Corner Bakery, Dickey's, Uncle Smoke give tips for tapping $77B US catering market

Corner Bakery, Dickey's, Uncle Smoke give tips for tapping $77B US catering market

Business dining is booming to the tune of $77 billion in the U.S. annually, but to tap into this deep pool of restaurant revenue you first better know how to swim.

A crippling QSR leadership problem: Fear at the top

A crippling QSR leadership problem: Fear at the top

The best leaders are those who hire and surround themselves with team members that they know and appreciate as being as good or even better than themselves.

Flatbread Grill, sweetFrog,The Boneyard Truck discuss the money-making 'chaos' of food trucks

Flatbread Grill, sweetFrog,The Boneyard Truck discuss the money-making 'chaos' of food trucks

The Boneyard Truck, Flatbread Grill and sweetFrog food truckers talk about becoming sales machines in the business of food trucking.

In-N-Out Burger named top QSR brand, convenience store wins favorite sandwich category

In-N-Out Burger named top QSR brand, convenience store wins favorite sandwich category

In-N-Out took top honors as customers' favorite QSR and burger chain, while convenience store, Wawa, landed in the No. 1 slot for best fast food sandwiches, according to a consumer study by Market Force.

Cost balancing: Brand leaders disclose top tips

Cost balancing: Brand leaders disclose top tips

Spencer Rubin, founder and managing partner, Melt Shop; Carin Stutz, COO and executive vice president Red Robin; and Doug Hogrefe, a partner at 4 Top Hospitality, offered their secrets to conquering operational costs.

Freshii founder tells how missteps can be key teachers on path to success

Freshii founder tells how missteps can be key teachers on path to success

Although Freshii has reported one of the industry's highest same-store sales for the last four years, CEO Matthew Corrin told a crowd at this year's Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit in Louisville that he had a few missteps along the way to growth. Hard lessons, he said, are key to any brand's path to success.

Church's formula for sales success: Mystery shoppers + competitive upselling

Church's formula for sales success: Mystery shoppers + competitive upselling

Church's saw a golden opportunity in its value meal program that made clever use of a mystery shopping program to get employees up to speed quickly on the art of the upsell.

Live webinar: 'Recruit to Retain' focuses on dynamic recruiting, improving the employee experience

Live webinar: 'Recruit to Retain' focuses on dynamic recruiting, improving the employee experience

Get the best and keep them with you. That's the name of the game today in QSR employment strategy. This free hour-long session brings the pros and their expertise to you.

$200 billion in restaurant sales are moving: Is your brand riding along?

$200 billion in restaurant sales are moving: Is your brand riding along?

Today's consumers now expect to engage with restaurants in an on-demand fashion, so restaurants must now either meet those expectations or lose business.

The QSR transformers: 7 technologies changing the business

The QSR transformers: 7 technologies changing the business

We are in the middle of a tech revolution that has turned solutions that were once only imagined into today's QSR necessities and it's transforming the business from the ground up.

7 tech-y ways to lighten the load on QSR managers' plates

7 tech-y ways to lighten the load on QSR managers' plates

Some forward-thinking brands are already using comprehensive workforce management solutions to automate time-consuming, error-prone efforts related to time and attendance, scheduling, leave management and other employee-facing processes.

A&W: Growing again by returning to its 'roots' and root beer

A&W: Growing again by returning to its 'roots' and root beer

For the first time in recent memory last year, longtime QSR brand, A&W, began growing again and thriving and much of the credit goes to the man who embodies the brand, CEO Kevin Bazner.

The benefit-boosting, pitfall-prevention guide to mobile ordering and payment

The benefit-boosting, pitfall-prevention guide to mobile ordering and payment

Ordering online or via app is reshaping the QSR landscape. But these features come with potential pitfalls, as well as promises of more business. Here are some pointers on avoiding the problems and enhancing the benefits.

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Staffing is critical to the success of any business, but especially in the restaurant industry with its high employee turnover rates. This research center offer insights for human resources managers to help hire, train and retain the best employees.

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