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Diners Have Negative Reaction to Surge and Dynamic Pricing

Modern Restaurant Management

Eighty-one percent of diners said they would either stop going to a restaurant altogether or alter their dining hours to avoid prices surging during peak hours and 64 percent said they have a negative reaction to restaurants using surge and dynamic pricing, according to a HungerRush’s National Restaurant Price Surging Survey. “This is an alarming statistic for restaurant owners and operators, potentially leading to an increase in lost revenue or creating new peak hours,” Bill M

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Irresistible Instagram Post Ideas to Boost Your Restaurant’s Engagement

Next Restaurants

By Eric Tress, Contributor In today’s world, foodies flock to restaurants that tantalize their taste buds – and their Instagram feeds. With over two billion users (and still growing) , Instagram is a goldmine for restaurants looking to boost engagement and stand out from the crowd. High-quality food photos and videos are the new currency of cravings, influencing where hungry customers spend their money.

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Guernsey Holdings buys 20 Zaxby's restaurants

Restaurant Business

The operator of franchised brands like Sonic Drive-In and Little Caesars is working with the franchisee’s management to acquire the locations in South Carolina.

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Brewing Up Success: Current Trends in the Craft Beer Industry

Goliath Consulting

The craft beer industry is experiencing a dynamic evolution, driven by experimentation, collaboration, and inclusivity. Brewers have pushed boundaries with unconventional ingredients and innovative techniques while fostering community engagement through digital platforms and collaborative partnerships. These trends reflect its enduring resonance and adaptability within the wider beer culture.

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New DOL Final Overtime Rules: Quickstart Guide for Employers

There’s a new overtime salary threshold that will impact employers across the country. If you have an employee making less than $43,888 on July 1 or less than $58,656 on January 1, you’re going to have to start paying overtime. Download Paycor’s guide to learn: Which groups of employees are affected? How should you classify employees? Best ways to mitigate risk.

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Martha Stewart: ‘Restaurants are one of the hardest businesses on earth’

Restaurant Business

The legendary businesswoman and multimedia maven discussed her career reinventions and plans for the future in a wide-ranging chat at Restaurant Leadership Conference.

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California restaurant operators raise prices, look for solutions and try to remain optimistic

Restaurant Business

Restaurant companies have raised prices to offset the $20 wage. But how much depends on the concept. And brands like McDonald’s are also working to get customers excited about coming in.

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Enhancing Guest Experience: How Technology is Shaping the Future of Restaurants  

QSR Automations

In today’s dining landscape, it’s not just about serving great food; it’s about creating memorable experiences for guests. That’s where technology comes in, transforming the way restaurants operate and enhancing the overall guest experience. In their latest report, Nation’s Restaurant News stated that a whopping 96% of operators said technology would be important for meeting key objectives in 2024.

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A look at the future of virtual restaurant brands

Restaurant Business

A Deeper Dive: Robbie Earl, co-founder of MrBeast Burger operator Virtual Dining Concepts, joins the podcast to discuss the digital-only brands.

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Resolving Conflict in the Workplace Amicably

Society Insurance

On average, 85% of employees will experience conflict in the workplace ( Essential Workplace Conflict Statistics in 2023 • ZipDo ). It is almost unavoidable, but conflicts should be resolved as quickly and as amicably as possible due to potential aftereffects, such as reduced productivity, broken trust, and disengagement from work. As a manager, at some point you’ll end up having to resolve and reduce conflicts.

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New DOL Final Overtime Rules: Quickstart Guide for Employers

There’s a new overtime salary threshold that will impact employers across the country. If you have an employee making less than $43,888 on July 1 or less than $58,656 on January 1, you’re going to have to start paying overtime. Download Paycor’s guide to learn: Which groups of employees are affected? How should you classify employees? Best ways to mitigate risk.

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Have We Hunted the Beer Whale to Extinction?

EATER

Just a few years ago, brewers could reliably expect hundreds of enthusiasts to swarm their special releases. Today, beer whales—and their attendant hype—are few and far between.

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In Red Lobster, a symbol of the challenges with casual dining

Restaurant Business

The Bottom Line: Consumers have shifted dining toward convenience or occasions, and that has created havoc for full-service restaurant chains. How can these companies get customers back?

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A Simple and Delicious Nasi Ulam Recipe

EATER

Dina Ávila A rice dish eaten throughout Southeast Asia, it’s a showcase for finely chopped fresh herbs Nasi Ulam is a heritage dish of Southeast Asia, with Malay, Peranakan, and Indonesian versions, all of which vary slightly. The basic structure of the dish incorporates finely chopped herbs, like lemongrass, kaffir lime leaf, and mint, into freshly cooked white rice.

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IHOP adds more virtual brands from Virtual Dining Concepts

Restaurant Business

The family-dining chain is putting NASCAR- and MLB-themed delivery brands in hundreds of locations for the first time and expanding Pardon My Cheesesteak.

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Join Full Course Navigator: Your Path to Professional Growth in Restaurant Leadership

Full Course Foundation is dedicated to nurturing excellence in restaurant leadership. Our Navigator program offers a wide range of resources tailored for professional growth. From high-quality training to personalized coaching, Navigator equips restaurant leaders with the tools they need to thrive in their careers. Unlock your potential with three months FREE access to Navigator by Full Course!

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Picking Fruit and Dodging the Law With Singapore’s Foragers

EATER

Picking fruit from a belimbing buluh tree. | Jonathan Tan Foragers avoid cops and nosy neighbors to make dinner from Singapore’s flowering hillsides and teeming shorelines, all while challenging the city’s conception as a hypermodern nation Without understanding exactly how I’d gotten there, I straddled the side of a steep hill in downtown Singapore, stretching my arm into the branches of a belimbing buluh tree for plump yellow-green fruits.

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Restaurants lean strongly toward a re-election of Trump

Restaurant Business

A straw poll conducted during the National Restaurant Association's Public Affairs Conference found a nearly 2:1 preference for the Republican ex-president.

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Restaurants lean strongly toward a re-election of Trump

Restaurant Business

A straw poll conducted during the National Restaurant Association's Public Affairs Conference found a nearly 2:1 preference for the Republican ex-president.

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