If you do it right, guest prefer to order themselves. This has been proven by the advent of interactive electronic ordering kiosks, which have quickly become commonplace in European and Asian quick service restaurants. Americans are finally catching up to their European counterparts when it comes to self-service kiosks. Early adopters like Jack-in-the-Box have already [...]
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The National Restaurant Association (NRA) has announced the 2009 winners of their annual Kitchen Innovations award, which recognizes cutting edge advancements in improving the efficiency of commercial kitchen appliances and tools. Some highlights from this year’s list include: Advanced Composite Materials’ Silar Microwave Flatstone. This composite ceramic insert is designed for commercial microwaves. It creates [...]
You can do anything on the internet these days, and increasingly people are relying on the web to do all kinds of things that make their daily lives more convenient. On paper, the idea of introducing an online ordering service sounds exciting to restaurateurs. After all, who can complain about making sales before your customer [...]
“Favorite Places On Google” is a new feature that provides maps, directions, reviews, and photos of 100,000 businesses across the U.S. Many of these businesses are restaurants, and that’s significant because eventually users will be able to post reviews and other information about your restaurant and have it display on Google. You’re probably thinking: “Great, [...]
Added value – in a world of discounts, something besides price has to get your customers in the door. It’s the new reality facing the food service industry these days, and many restaurants have already started devising ways to go the extra mile for customers. Soon enough restaurants will be required to post nutrition information [...]
In this article, I’m going to share with you the top reasons why every restaurant should be using text messaging. I think that you will find these strategies useful and that they’ll save you thousands of dollars when you start using SMS Text Messaging. With the Holidays around the corner, this is the best time [...]
Los Angeles has long been famous for roaming taco trucks that service the myriad neighborhoods of this sprawling metropolis, serving classic Latino fare.L.A. is also known for its distinct Asian cuisine, which is often blended with more traditional American foods to create wonderful hybrids. Well, now Korean BBQ, a hot food trend in America as [...]
The technology needed to allow a person to sit in one room and communicate visually and verbally with a person in another room somewhere else far away has been around for some time now. It’s been imagined in the movies for decades, going back to Star Trek all the way up to Austin Powers. But [...]
Motorola recently released a case study highlighting the latest in restaurant POS system technology: handheld, wireless ordering systems for servers. The handheld device is about twice as big as a BlackBerry, and connects directly into the restaurant’s POS software via a wireless connection. The case study focuses on Sam’s Chowder House in the San Francisco [...]
Marketing your restaurant online is a concept that’s relatively new to the food service industry as a whole, and is still a foreign concept to many restaurateurs. This is not helped by the speed with which marketing channels online are moving. By the time you set up a Facebook page, everyone’s raving about Twitter, and [...]
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