Tue.May 23, 2023

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How to Elevate Guest Experience With Dynamic Menu Changes

The Eat Restaurant

In the competitive restaurant industry, understanding menu design psychology can greatly impact a guest's experience and help you manage your restaurant better. One interesting aspect is how the name of a dish affects how much customers are willing to pay. Surprisingly, research shows that customers are willing to pay up to 15% more for the same food item if it has a fancier name.

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Announcing 7shifts Payroll

7 Shifts

Since the very beginning, we've strived to make it easier for restaurants to prepare for payday with tools for scheduling, time clocking, deep regional compliance support, and dozens of integrations with leading payroll providers. That's why I'm proud to announce the release of 7shifts Payroll , built to help restaurants run payroll in minutes—not hours.

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Great Expectations as Customers Show Increased Appetite for Swift Service and Customization

Modern Restaurant Management

The restaurant industry has changed significantly in recent years, not least due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Globally, restaurants saw a notable shift in customer expectations and behavior during this time. For lengthy periods over the course of two years, businesses were forced to operate solely on a take-out and delivery basis, and it soon became evident that everybody would need to up their game.

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How do specialty coffee shops filter water for coffee?

Perfect Daily Grind

For some time now, the conversation around water quality for coffee has become more and more prominent across the global specialty coffee sector. Coffee shops around the world are clearly looking to maximise water quality and consistency. By doing so, they ensure that they are serving the highest-quality beverages possible. To do this, many coffee shops invest in high-quality water filtration systems.

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Preventing Employee Burnout in Restaurants & Hospitality: An Integrated Approach

Speaker: Lissa Bowen - Chief People + Culture Officer, Full Course Executive Director, Full Course Foundation

Employee burnout is a pervasive issue in the fast-paced and demanding restaurant industry, resulting in decreased productivity, high turnover rates, and compromised mental well-being. Effectively addressing this challenge requires a comprehensive approach that combines conventional management techniques, insights from neuroscience, and stress management strategies.

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ChatGPT's first restaurant job could be in HR

Restaurant Business

A number of suppliers at this year's National Restaurant Association Show said they're using the chatbot to help restaurants screen applicants and keep them engaged once they’re hired.

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Panera Brands to restructure leadership in prep for IPO

Restaurant Business

The timing of the potential public offering remains unclear, but the group that includes Panera Bread, Einstein Bros. and Caribou Coffee remains on track to go public again.

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Restaurants Face Harsh Reality as April Saw Weakest Sales Growth Since July

Black Box Intelligence

All growth numbers are year over year unless specified. Best and worst performing region, segment and cuisine is based on same-store sales growth. Restaurant Sales Growth Weakest Since July Restaurants saw their year-over-year same-store sales and traffic growth fall for the third consecutive month in April. During this month, the industry experienced its softest sales growth since July of last year, making April the second-worst month in over two years.

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Everything You Need for a Car-Free Picnic

EATER

Lille Allen/Eater Gear, tips, and tricks to do it yourself Right now, most of America is built on the assumption that you own a car. Which means most of the advice written for Americans is written with the assumption that your car is how you’re getting anywhere. Going camping ? Pack up the car! Head to the mall to buy things to put in your car! Make your vacation a road trip , with destinations you fundamentally cannot visit if you don’t have a car!

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6 top trends spotted at the National Restaurant Show

Restaurant Business

Here are just some of what RB’s editors uncovered during the Show’s four days.

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Unleashing AI in Recruitment: The Ultimate Guide

Discover the power of AI in recruitment with Paycor’s complete guide. Learn how to streamline your hiring process, increase interview pipeline, uncover candidates other tools miss, and save time. Get ready to revolutionize your talent acquisition strategy today!

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Buzztime Creator Spotlight – Zoologist Jim Knox

Buzztime Business

Welcome to the Buzztime Creator Spotlight as we feature a creator that you are going to regularly be seeing on the Buzztime network. This month we are featuring zoologist Jim Knox who you have seen on the Buzztime network with his video series Knox’s Nature Kids. Jim Knox serves as the Curator of Education for Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo where he directs educational programming and conducts field conservation for this AZA-accredited institution.

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The Shift We Were All Waiting For–And 3 Things It Reinforced

Crunchtime

The Shift is an industry-focused blog series from contributors who share their inside perspectives on life working in foodservice and restaurants.

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Does Owning a Franchise Make Money? Key Things to Consider

Sculpture Hospitality

Here at Sculpture Hospitality we have a range of franchise opportunities for people who love the hospitality industry but want to regain control of their lives and improve their work-life balance.

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Former Famous Dave's investor makes a $12M bid for Corner Bakery

Restaurant Business

The hedge fund Wexford Capital, including Famous Dave’s former CEO Jeff Crivello, has an opening bid in an auction for the fast-casual bakery-cafe chain.

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Transforming Hospitality Experiences: Unleashing the Power of ChatGPT in the Industry

Speaker: Joseph Guszkowski - Senior Technology Editor, Restaurant Business | Jay Ashton - National Brand Activation Manager, Sysco | Dan Maimone - Global Director of Customer Success Operations, Harri

ChatGPT has made a significant impact on the hospitality industry, particularly in restaurants, by revolutionizing customer interactions and improving overall experiences. With its natural language processing capabilities and vast knowledge base, ChatGPT acts as a virtual assistant, providing instant assistance and streamlining various processes. In the near future, ChatGPT will transform the hospitality industry by enhancing communication, improving efficiency, and elevating the dining experien

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How To Run Pre-Shift Meetings

The Eat Restaurant

Running a restaurant requires being prepared for the unexpected: a server may cancel at the last minute, a VIP may receive subpar service or the ice maker may malfunction. There are a hundred different things that may go wrong, but restaurants that prepare ahead of time can prevent the type of turmoil that makes us all want to tear our hair out and makes us wonder, "What do we do now?

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With His New Show, Masaharu Morimoto Wants to Break the Rules of the Sushi Bar

EATER

Masaharu Morimoto on Morimoto’s Sushi Master | Hopper Stone / Roku Channel After decades as a cooking show contestant, on “Morimoto’s Sushi Master” the chef finds himself in the judge’s seat There are few chefs who know more about cooking in front of a television audience than Masaharu Morimoto. Since the 90s, the chef has been a fixture of food competition TV in both the United States and Japan, appearing in Iron Chef for more than 13 seasons in the States alone.

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A look inside the Papa Johns test kitchen

Restaurant Business

The kitchen is the centerpiece of the pizza chain’s new Atlanta headquarters, which makes sense. Innovation has been the centerpiece of the chain’s comeback.

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How to Picnic in Your Car Like a Pro

EATER

Janna Morton You, too, can turn your dashboard into a smorgasbord Thanks in large part to my love of road trips to remote and secluded locales, I’m an expert at planning a car picnic. Restaurants aren’t exactly abundant in the forlorn places I like to visit, which means that I frequently trek to the grocery store for easy-to-prepare vacation eats that also happen to travel well.

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Using AI to Support Restaurant Workers, Not Replace Them

Artificial Intelligence continues to dominate conversations around technology. The transformative potential for this technology is massive. Virtually no industry is siloed from the possibilities of artificial intelligence, including restaurants. All new technologies come with a degree of uncertainty. Considering AI’s disruptive potential, many in the restaurant industry have feelings ranging from curiosity to concern regarding what these advancements might mean for the workers powering restauran

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Taco Bell enlists LeBron James in its 'Taco Tuesday' tilt

Restaurant Business

The NBA star, who once tried to register the phrase himself, is joining the effort to cancel Taco John’s trademark.

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The “Nightcap” Is Not an End, It’s a Beginning

EATER

In its centuries-old history, the term has come to mean more than just the last drink before bed.

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Bonchon names Bryan Shin its U.S. CEO

Restaurant Business

The Korean fried-chicken chain promoted its CFO to take over for Flynn Dekker.