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Feeding Gen Z: The Rise of Authenticity in F&B

Modern Restaurant Management

The dining landscape is shifting, driven by Gen Z's (currently 11- to 26-year-olds) quest for “genuine” culinary experiences over the conventional allure of "the best" restaurants. Gen Z has an appetite for knowledge that sits at the tip of their fingers, unlike any generation before. They research, investigate and seek out experiences – especially when it comes to restaurants.

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How Chipotle will reach a $4 million AUV

Restaurant Business

It was a strong 2023 for the brand, but how will Chipotle increase average unit sales by another $1 million as it pushes toward 7,000 locations? CEO Brian Niccol says it's all about execution.

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Now We’re Talking: Bizimply Launches Employee Engagement Platform For Hospitality

Bizimply

Workforce management experts Bizimply are launching a new tool to help hospitality operators improve team member engagement, while also ensuring that all communications between employers and employees are transparent, open, and kept separate from personal communication apps. Bizimply Connect enables communication between team members in real-time, on a company-wide, site-specific or one-to-one messaging basis.

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Bonchon's blend of tradition and innovation: A model for culinary excellence and franchise growth

Restaurant Business

Embracing the global market, how bonchon's unique approach to Korean cuisine and franchising is making waves

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Recruit and Retain New Blue-Collar Talent

Blue-collar jobs have a branding problem. One company, GEON, partnered with Paycor to find the solution. Learn how to attract, engage, and retain blue-collar employees, helping them build meaningful careers – and support your company’s goals.

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What is a Pop-Up Restaurant & How to Open One in 2024

The Eat Restaurant

Here are a few things to think about when you're considering starting a pop-up restaurant.

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Discover Bulgaria 

Sante

Bulgaria Gourmet - The Food and Wine Tour The post Discover Bulgaria appeared first on Santé Magazine.

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California bill would expand exemptions to the pending $20 fast-food wage

Restaurant Business

An architect of the bill setting the new wage has proposed excusing quick-service restaurants in a number of locations, including casinos, sports arenas and state-owned beaches.

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Super Bowl Snack Ads Are Holding the Vegas Strip Hostage

EATER

The Las Vegas Strip is currently plastered with ads for Doritos, Cheetos, and more in anticipation of a brand-tastic Super Bowl Sunday.

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Inside the tasty evolution of Mexican food in the U.S.

Restaurant Business

State of the Plate: RB menu trends columnist Nancy Kruse explains how Glen Bell’s “tay-kohs” walked so birria and other authentic dishes and flavors could become runaway hits with American diners.

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Changes Are Coming to ‘Top Chef’ Season 21

EATER

Kristen Kish is the new host of Top Chef. | Stephanie Diani/Bravo Padma’s absence won’t be the only shakeup when the show heads to Wisconsin Top Chef returns next month for Season 21 — this time, in Wisconsin. Tom Colicchio and Gail Simmons will be back too, but it’ll be the first Top Chef season (at least, since Season 2) without longtime host Padma Lakshmi, who announced her departure last summer.

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Recruit and Retain New Blue-Collar Talent

Blue-collar jobs have a branding problem. One company, GEON, partnered with Paycor to find the solution. Learn how to attract, engage, and retain blue-collar employees, helping them build meaningful careers – and support your company’s goals.

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5 TikTok trends poised to pop in restaurants

Restaurant Business

Chefs admit they often look to TikTok for inspiration, and a number of viral ideas have already shown up on their menus. Others may be coming through the pipeline.

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American Whiskey Is Conspicuously Absent at Many Top Bars. What Gives?

EATER

American whiskey is absent at many top bars. The spirit played a role in the cocktail renaissance, but it's now often left behind. Here's why.

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Keeping the tip credit quickly emerges as a top restaurant concern for 2024

Restaurant Business

New efforts to kill the credit are arising in Illinois and Maryland, adding to the activity in four other states and on Capitol Hill. Meanwhile, lawmakers in Washington, D.C., are considering a measure to fix the results of losing the credit there.

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LA’s Dominican Moment Is Here

EATER

The soul-warming flavors of the Dominican Republic are rocking the palates of flavor-seeking Angelenos like never before

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Top 5 Ways to Optimize Your Loyalty Strategy

Speaker: Lauren Barash, Vice President, Brand Marketing

In an ever-evolving industry, building and retaining loyal customers is critical to the success of any restaurant business. Join Lauren Barash, VP of Brand Marketing at Full Course, as she delves into the world of restaurant loyalty programs, and reveals the top five essential strategies to optimize your approach! This webinar will explore: Loyalty trends and what you should be focusing on 📊 Actionable insights and ideas to help you develop the most powerful and effective loyalty program

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Court dismisses Byron Allen's discrimination lawsuit against McDonald's

Restaurant Business

The owner of The Weather Channel had sought $100 million from the fast-food giant over ad spending, but a judge dismissed the case on free speech grounds.

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2021 Ettore Chardonnay PURE Mendocino

Planet Grape

The post 2021 Ettore Chardonnay PURE Mendocino appeared first on planet grape® wine review.

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Better Days envisions a better robot restaurant

Restaurant Business

The Mediterranean concept believes it holds the key to two of the industry’s holy grails: fully automated kitchens and healthy, affordable food.

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One New Orleans woman's quest to find the best king cake for Mardi Gras

The Salt

Mardi Gras is king cake season and one New Orleans woman has found a fun way to find the best ones and rank them.

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10 HR Metrics to Track in 2024

Discover the power of HR metrics. Master recruiting, control skyrocketing labor costs, and reduce turnover rates. Get insights into key metrics like Time-to-Fill, Cost-per-Hire, and Turnover Rate. Equip your business for success in 2024.

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Yum Brands goes big into kiosks

Restaurant Business

The owner of KFC, Taco Bell and Habit Burger is bringing in the self-ordering devices as its digital system sales hit $30 billion.

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Skip the Super Bowl, Go Out for Dinner Instead

EATER

Shutterstock Strategic Dining Days are real. Take advantage of them. The world of dining and drinking is an obstacle course wrapped in a labyrinth wrapped in a logic puzzle — it's full of pitfalls, gray areas, and bewildering questions that really shouldn't even be questions (How do I find the bathroom?) and yet, somehow, are. Fortunately, your friends at Eater are here to help: Life Coach is a series of simple guides to the arcane rituals of modern dining.

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How Shipley Do-Nuts is bringing its brand into the future

Restaurant Business

A Deeper Dive: Flynn Dekker, CEO of the donut and kolache chain, joins the podcast to talk about how to get an 87-year-old concept ready for growth.

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Call Me Palestinian

EATER

Shirien Damra Meet the restaurateurs putting their Palestinian identity at the forefront My local Palestinian restaurant just put up a new mural. Previously, while waiting in line to order falafel platters and ful medames at the King of Falafel & Shawarma, you’d be standing next to a painted street scene of the neighborhood showing other local businesses and buildings.

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2024 Restaurant Spending Trends to Stay Ahead of the Curve

How do you stay on top of what your customers are expecting when they step through your doors? Do you know what’s on their mind? How are you going to account for what they’re planning on doing months from now? As we head into 2024, price-related issues are still top-of-mind for restaurant customers after the inflation boom earlier this year. In this new report, we give you the latest insights on consumer spending trends, attitudes on tipping, and how you can respond.

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Low-income consumers are apparently flocking to Taco Bell

Restaurant Business

Some fast-food chains are losing customers to grocers over pricing issues. But the Mexican chain is apparently gaining them.

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