The Tech Revolution — Is Your Restaurant Ready?

Technology is becoming a mainstay in restaurants. You don’t have to look far to see how the automation of tasks is changing the way customers dine and restaurants do business. But how can you make sure introducing new technologies is right for your restaurant? Continue reading

Restaurant Catering: 6 Do’s and Don’ts

Restaurant catering is winning market share every year as more customers turn to their favorite restaurants when treating larger groups. Continue reading

What You Need to Know About POS Integration

Point-of-sale (POS) integration remains a hot topic among restaurant owners, and for good reason. In its 2016 POS Software Trends Report, Hospitality Technology revealed that more than half of restaurants want to be integrated with their POS systems. Since then, the idea has only picked up steam. Continue reading

Keeping Food Safe During Outdoor Events

Warm weather and sunny skies mean summer food festivals are in full swing. Outdoor events are a great way to earn additional revenue and attract new customers. However, serving up your most popular dishes off-site can come with food safety concerns, including foodborne illness and spoiled meals. Continue reading

How Data Analytics Power Restaurant Business Growth

Restaurant owners have endless data at their fingertips from a variety of sources – including  point-of-sale (POS) systems, marketing platforms, inventory and scheduling software, to name a few. But do you know how to use this data to your advantage?  Continue reading

Streamline Restaurant Operations with Grubhub’s POS Integration

The point of sale (POS) system is the central nervous system of any restaurant. It not only accepts and tracks transactions, but can also take inventory, analyze customer data and even manage your financials. Continue reading

3 Questions to Ask When Optimizing Your Operating Hours

With options like all-day breakfast and late-night dining rising in popularity, many restaurateurs are tempted to be jacks-of-all-trades. Continue reading

4 Tips to Reach PCI Compliance

If your restaurant accepts credit cards, you’ve probably heard of “PCI compliance.” Every restaurant – big or small – must comply with the PCI Data Security Standard if they accept credit cards. Established by major credit card brands, this standard helps protect customer credit card data and safeguard against the threat of a data breach. Continue reading

Women in the Restaurant Industry: Gloria Monroy

The restaurant industry is full of inspiring women who work tirelessly to pave the way for equality both inside and outside the restaurant. Among those leaders is Gloria Monroy. Continue reading

Women in the Restaurant Industry: Jane Zimbler & Sari Smith

According to the National Restaurant Association, 61 percent of adult women have worked in a restaurant at some point in their lives. Much of that experience has translated into management and ownership, making the restaurant industry one of the fastest-growing sectors for female leadership.  Continue reading

Women in the Restaurant Industry: Colleen Loftus

From ownership to management, women have contributed toward the growth and diversity of the restaurant industry on many levels. About a third of women get their first job opportunity at a restaurant, and in many cases, these experiences help propel them into leadership positions. Continue reading

Too Many Items on Your Restaurant Menu? Here’s How to Focus Your Offerings

In some cases, restaurant menus can look like small novels. After all, the more options you have, the less likely it is for diners to take their business elsewhere. But while lengthy menus might work for some restaurants, customers can also be overwhelmed by too many choices. Continue reading

4 Tips for Recruiting New Restaurant Staff

One of the many challenges restaurants face is recruiting and hiring new staff. After all, your staff is ultimately responsible for upholding customer service and preparing the best dishes possible. So how can you go about finding top talent – and getting them to join your team? Continue reading

You Asked, We Answered: Top Tax Questions from Restaurant Owners

With tax season right around the corner, it’s time to get your restaurant’s financials in order. Not sure where to get started? Check out the answers to some of the most common tax questions we receive from restaurant owners. Continue reading

3 Ways to Customize Restaurant Orders

Rather than simply choosing their own salad dressing or pizza toppings, diners today are demanding more options to build their own meals than ever before. Meet these demands from diners by determining new ways to build customized food orders. Continue reading

3 Ways Technology Can Improve Your Restaurant Operations

New innovations – such as digital loyalty programs and online ordering – have the potential to make a positive impact on the experience diners have with your restaurant. In fact, four out of five diners agree restaurant technology improves their guest experience. Continue reading

3 Restaurant Management Techniques for 2017

Strong restaurant management is the cornerstone of business success. The way you manage front-of-house staff, customer service and more are all part of the formula for making your restaurant a favorite for diners. Continue reading

5 Restaurant Trends for 2017

The New Year will inevitably bring a new crop of food trends for restaurant owners and operators to navigate. From regulatory changes to nontraditional restaurant concepts, 2017 is poised to be another eventful year in the dining world. Continue reading

How to Serve More Customers by Expanding Restaurant Hours

As a restaurant owner, you’re always looking for new ways to increase sales. Maybe you’ve offered a few specials, or sent out discounts via your social media channels. But what about expanding restaurant hours? Continue reading

How to Prepare Your Restaurant for Holiday Catering

With the holiday season quickly approaching, preparations are already underway for office parties and family gatherings. Make your restaurant the centerpiece of this year’s celebrations by offering catering services in and around the holiday season. Continue reading

3 Tips for a Quick and Easy Food Delivery

If you’re looking for new ways to boost sales, earning diners’ trust and loyalty can take your revenue to the next level. One way to begin building trust with diners is by making sure each and every food delivery arrives on time. Continue reading