Viewpoints

Fast Food Chains Embrace a New Restaurant Technology: Plant-Based Meats

When it comes to restaurant technology, there tends to be a singularity of focus on computer hardware and software geared to improving business operations, reducing costs, increasing profitability, and enhancing the guest experience to drive […]

Data & Analytics

Why Restaurants Need to Focus on POS Data Reporting and Analysis

Restaurant operators are collecting, integrating and analyzing data from multiple sources, including POS transactions, loyalty programs and guest-facing apps. The goal is to better understand their guests at both an individual and aggregate level, to […]

POS

Why Restaurants are Upgrading Their Restaurant POS Systems

By Jeff Zabin, Managing Editor Improving the quality of food, service, and atmosphere have always been — and no doubt will always be — primary drivers of restaurant success. Today, an equally important success factor […]

Marketing & Sales

5 Essential Email Marketing Tactics for Your Restaurant

By Nittin Gupta, Email Growth & Innovation Manager, Parts Town While social media marketing and word-of-mouth are vital to a restaurant’s success, email can be a very effective tool. Email marketing not only keeps patrons […]

Data & Analytics

The Benefits of an Integrated Restaurant Accounting Solution Add Up Quickly

By Debbie Carson, Associate Editor Not surprisingly, many restaurateurs continue to manage their accounting and other back-end operations in an antiquated manner, using standalone generic software. The software is disconnected from the scheduling, inventory, and […]

Inventory Tracking

Restaurants Embrace Advanced Technologies for Inventory Management

By Debbie Carson, Associate Editor “Waste not, want not.” The age-old proverb is one that most restaurant operators cannot help but constantly mutter under their breaths. Often operating as they do with razor-thin margins, restaurant […]