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Growth of Modern Contactless Payments: Increasing Restaurant Profitability and Efficiency

Modern Restaurant Management

Contactless payment solutions drive operators’ revenue and elevate customer experiences, but how can the technology set restaurants up for long-term success? Contactless solutions have become a tool to ensure the survival of many businesses over the past three years. The restaurant industry has perhaps seen higher adoption rates of this technology than any other industry.

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Surviving the Cost of Living Crisis: Will technology drive growth?

Bizimply

Can technology drive growth? It improves productivity, automates manual processes, saves time, streamlines operational costs and so much more! The post Surviving the Cost of Living Crisis: Will technology drive growth? appeared first on Bizimply.

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The Town That Panettone Built

EATER

Fiasconaro Bakery. A tiny medieval village hidden inside a national park produces world-famous Sicilian panettone Nicola Fiasconaro pulls a floppy mass of panettone dough off of a conveyor belt, plops it onto a steel work table, and shapes the buttery, fruit-studded goop into a perfect little round. The legendary pastry chef makes it look easy, despite the dough’s reputation as impossible.

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Is Yogurtland a frozen-yogurt anomaly?

Restaurant Business

Despite headwinds in the frozen yogurt sector, the chain’s president believes its labor-light model and supply chain strategy give the brand some advantages.

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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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Cocktail Garnishes 101

Bottleneck Management

Cocktail Garnishes 101 with Matthew. Matthew from the Bottleneck training team is teaching us all about garnishes and showing us how to use items you already have at home. Why use garnishes ? To regulate acidity, to reawaken your palate, and let’s be honest, for fun. Acid: Think citrus. They help regulate the level of acidity and sourness of a cocktail.

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Applebee’s owner to acquire Fuzzy’s Taco Shop for $80M

Restaurant Business

Dine Brands Global, which also operates IHOP, will get its long-desired growth concept in the 138-unit fast-casual brand.

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The top restaurant trends of 2022

Restaurant Business

It was a year of transition, with operators adapting to the new realities left by the pandemic.

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What does 2023 have in store for the retail industry? Talent shortages, cost of living, and more technology

Hot Schedules

The post What does 2023 have in store for the retail industry? Talent shortages, cost of living, and more technology appeared first on Fourth.

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Uber Eats to pay $10M to settle investigation by City of Chicago

Restaurant Business

The city accused the delivery company of listing local restaurants without their permission and violating a 15% delivery fee cap. More than $5 million of the settlement will go to restaurants.

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Announcing the 2022 Eater Awards Winners

EATER

Dishes from Claud, an Eater NY award winner for best wine bar. | Claud. From Atlanta to San Francisco, Eater cities toast the restaurants and chefs, the impressive transformations and celebratory vibes that defined the year In the lead up to the publication of our national Best New Restaurants list, which drops tomorrow, behold the 2022 Eater Awards.

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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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So much for Freshii being worth $1B

Restaurant Business

The Bottom Line: Investment bankers initially pushed the healthy fast-casual franchise as a $1 billion brand. It never came close to that. And then the pandemic hit.

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Where Eater’s Editor-in-Chief Is Buying All Her Gifts This Year

EATER

A one-stop shop makes things so much easier A version of this post originally appeared on December 3, 2022, in Stephanie Wu’s newsletter, “From the Editor,” a roundup of the most vital news and stories in the food world. Read the archives and subscribe now. As much as I enjoy shopping, the idea of gift-giving stresses me out, particularly around the holidays.

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Automation doesn't have to be an all-or-nothing choice

Restaurant Business

Technomic's Take: Declining labor force participation is putting pressure on restaurants. Technology that makes workers' lives easier can help address those challenges.

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2018 Chalk Hill Estate Red Chalk Hill Sonoma

Planet Grape

The post 2018 Chalk Hill Estate Red Chalk Hill Sonoma appeared first on planet grape® wine review.

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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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Dine Brands believes Fuzzy’s ‘bad-ass’ vibe can work nationwide

Restaurant Business

The parent of Applebee’s and IHOP wants to supercharge the concept’s growth without changing what has worked so far at the 138-unit taco chain.

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LA’s Most Important Hot Chicken Restaurant Closes This Month

EATER

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Wingstop goes for gold, Red Lobster gives shrimp the biscuit treatment and White Castle has a new nibble

Restaurant Business

Cake love at Mod Pizza and Baskin-Robbins; Smokey Bones mixes up colorful cocktails; holiday feasting at Firebirds; and plenty of peppermint menu news.

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Uber Eats and Chicago Reach $10 Million Settlement Over Deceptive Practices

EATER

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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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Fast Act opponents collect enough signatures to put the law on hold

Restaurant Business

The petition drive would halt enforcement until voters decide in 2024 whether to keep the controversial fast-food wage law.

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Who Are the ‘Wine Jockeys’ Pouring Pet-Nat for the Club Kids?

EATER

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Slim & Husky’s prepares to take its hip hop-inspired pizza concept to a broader stage

Restaurant Business

Three friends are building a fast-casual brand around oblong pizza, music, art and outrageous cinnamon rolls.

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Supplemental Wages Vs. Regular Wages: The Complete Guide

Sling

If you’re a business owner or manager in charge of payroll , you’ve probably heard the words “supplemental wages” spoken in hushed, almost fearful tones. That’s because dealing with supplemental wages in your business may seem difficult at first. There are many misconceptions about supplemental wages vs. regular wages and the rules regarding timing, calculation, and withholding.

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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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The louts we’ve crossed off our holiday gift list

Restaurant Business

Coal is too good for these restaurant industry scoundrels. Roadkill, maybe?

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The 2022 Perfect Daily Grind holiday coffee gift guide

Perfect Daily Grind

Once again, it’s the time of year to start thinking about gifts for friends and family as we approach the holiday season. For many of us, this means buying a special gift for the coffee enthusiast or professional in our lives. With this in mind, we’ve curated a selection of gift ideas to fit a range of budgets. Read on for the 2022 Perfect Daily Grind holiday coffee gift guide!

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Virginia restaurant prompts dustup after canceling event for anti-same-sex-marriage group

Restaurant Business

Metzger’s Bar and Butchery attributes concerns about the safety of staff for the decision to refuse service to The Family Foundation.

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How a Commercial Peanut Farmer Uses 100-Year-Old Methods

EATER

Farmer Elisha Barnes even uses a machine from the 1920s “It’s antiquated, and people call me crazy for doing it,” says Elisha Barnes of Pop Son Farms in Southampton County, Virginia. He’s talking about the laborious ways in which he farms the peanuts that end up in your trail mix, in packages sold at baseball stadiums, and on grocery store shelves. He’s the only commercial farmer in the United States who grows and harvests peanuts using century-old methods.

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2024 Payroll Calendar Templates

These calendars provide pay period dates and paydays for biweekly, semi-monthly, and monthly payroll in 2024. Use them as a reminder or share with employees so they can celebrate payday.