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MRM EXCLUSIVE: The Tipping Point Is Now

Modern Restaurant Management

With both restaurants and guest feeling the effects of inflation, tipping has become a topic of confusion and intrusion for diners, according to Restaurants: Consumer Trends Fall 2023/Winter 2024 , a report produced by Provoke Insights in collaboration with Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine. 15 or 20 percent).

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How Technology Is Transforming Restaurant Checkouts

Modern Restaurant Management

You wouldn’t be alone; well-known brands including Prezzo, Itsu and Côte Brasserie have all made the decision to go card-only for good as a means to reduce costs and speed up customer service. This technology offers consumers an effortless option for payment and identity verification by simply holding their hand over a scanner.

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11 Restaurant Marketing Strategies That Work in 2021 & 2022

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In today's highly competitive environment, restaurant marketing requires precise, dependable, and complete consumer data. Data acquired about your actual consumers can be used in both online and offline marketing campaigns. For example, how do new consumers find your restaurant on the internet? Optimization of NAPs.

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How the Foodservice Industry Is Adapting to Better Meet Consumer Needs in 2024

Modern Restaurant Management

The foodservice industry is poised for some significant shifts in the new year as a result of changing consumer demand and rising trends being seen across the industry, but that said, there are simple, effective solutions for how operators and restaurants can stay ahead of these shifts.

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AN EVEN BIGGER THREAT TO RESTAURANT SURVIVAL

Culinary Cues

Sorry, there isn’t a lot of good news for restaurants and chefs in recent years-except up to this point customer demand for the experience is rising. When one of the big four or five producers or distributors closes or slows down production then the trickle effect falls squarely on the restaurant and the consumer.

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AMERICAN COOKS – A CAST OF MILLIONS

Culinary Cues

Few things in life are more important than breaking bread, celebrating tradition, family, friends, accomplishments, and milestones over food that has meaning; food that represents history, culture, and good times. It is hard to remember any significant events in peoples’ lives that did not involve sitting at a table and breaking bread.

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Restaurant Workers Can’t Be Replaced by Technology — But They Can Be Recruited

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Much like technology has improved consumer engagement with restaurants through digital channels, it must also be utilized to support employee engagement. Paper applications should be left in the 20th century, and for good reason. Remember, your candidates are also digitally-native consumers of mobile apps and social media.