Mon.May 03, 2021

8 Ways 7shifts Can Help You Crush Patio Season

7 Shifts

Patio season is upon us—and it looks a bit different than years’ past. Tables on the sidewalk. Sidewalk structures. For some restaurants, it’s been a lifeline during the pandemic—the only way to make payroll each week. For some, it’s been a way to improve and bolster their business.

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The Lie of ‘No One Wants to Work’


Pedro Fiúza/NurPhoto via Getty Images. Amid reports of a restaurant industry “labor shortage,” employees say all they really want are wages that makes the risk worth it After eight years in the restaurant industry, Estefanía decided she’d had enough.


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Tech Initiatives that Will Help Restaurant Industry Grow in 2021

The Restaurant Group

According to Forbes, more than 40% of restaurants struggled to survive during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. What’s interesting is that G2 research highlights that almost 50 million people in the U.S. will use food apps by the end of 2021. Digital and Tech Transformation.

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How Integrated Technologies Will Shape the Future of QSRs

Modern Restaurant Management

Smart Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) brands have been able to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic by way of nimble and adaptive solutions that prioritize providing exceptional experiences to consumers, a factor that is paramount to the success of many QSRs.

Changes in Consumer Habits: Looking Back Over the Last 12 Months of Retail

This large-scale North American survey explores changes in expectations over the last year. You’ll learn what consumers expect, how habits are solidifying, and where to focus to drive the greatest impact.

Is Your Restaurant Branding Working?

Indoor Media

So you’ve selected your branding and hit the ground running. You’ve done what you can to build out your social media platforms, and you’re starting to see some serious merchandise sales.

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The Future of the Customer Journey in Hospitality

The Eat Restaurant

In a 2019 survey by Restaurant Business , 39% of restaurant operators said they were lagging in tech adoption. Guest experience

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Mother’s Day Wines from Women Vintners


Women vintners share their favorite Mother’s Day wine and food.

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A Giant Organic Farm Faces Criticism That It's Harming The Environment

The Salt

A huge organic farm that's backed by the company General Mills is facing accusations that it's doing more environmental harm than good. It shows the difficulties of delivering on green promises. Image credit: Stringer

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Still Here: Adam’s Grub Truck Outrageously Delicious Sandwiches


Reading Time: 3 minutes. If there’s one thing every SF foodie was thankful for during Covid-19 it’s the outrageously delicious sandwiches at Adam’s Grub Truck.

Chef Daniel Humm Is Relaunching Eleven Madison Park as an All-Vegan Restaurant


Chef Daniel Humm plans to reopen his celebrated fine-dining restaurant on June 10 with a meatless menu [link

Restaurant Management Masterclass

Speaker: Harlan Scott, Founder of Harlan Scott Hospitality and Industry Restaurant

Due first to necessary staffing cuts, extreme safety protocols, and now the need to rehire against outsized government stimulus, unemployment benefits and wage requirements, managing and staffing have become the most urgent conversation in restaurants today. This, adding on to the lynch-pin management style restaurants often have, has made restaurant cultures more vulnerable and volatile than ever. If your restaurant is suffering from cut staff, low morale, or ineffective training, you've come to the right place. Join Harlan Scott of Harlan Scott Hospitality, learn how to get back in control of your restaurant and your operation back on autopilot.

British Customers Outraged Over Photo Of Scones

The Salt

The grocery store Sainsbury's showed a photo with a fruit scone smothered in cream and jam. The problem: the photo showed jam on top of the cream. Customers in Cornwall argued the jam must go first

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Let's Play Ball!

The Wine Knitter

​Leave it to Terlato Wines to give you seats behind home plate from the comfort of your living room!

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Illinois May Ban Delivery Apps From Listing Restaurants Without Permission


Chicago restaurant owners have complained about these practices from Grubhub, DoorDash, and Uber Eats [link

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Jody, Elsom Cellars: a winery built with passion

Candy Bar

Jody loved wine but had never really considered it as a career choice. So, before starting Seattle based Elsom Cellars, she built herself a successful career in the construction industry. […]. The post Jody, Elsom Cellars: a winery built with passion appeared first on

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A Masterclass in Restaurant Digital Transformation

Speaker: Jay Coldren, Alex Barrow, and Greer Kimsey, Street Sense Team

Behaviorists say it takes 21 days to solidify a habit. 365 days of quarantine later, it's safe to say that our customers will be keeping some quarantine habits. At the center of these habits is the digital world: online ordering, advertising, booking, reviewing, etc. It will become essential for restaurants to create omni-channel experiences for customers, and to market them effectively. Join Jay Coldren and his team in this masterclass to learn the tactics for dominating the digital restaurant sphere.

NYC Restaurants Can Reopen At Full Capacity On May 19


Even at 100 percent capacity, some coronavirus precautions will remain in place [link

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Eleven Madison Park Revamps Menu To Be Entirely Plant-Based

The Salt

One of the world's best restaurants — Eleven Madison Park in New York — is planning a big change. It is going all plant-based. No more Kobe beef. No more poultry or fish. So why now

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Relearning the Social Etiquette of Dining Out


Photo by Michael Tullberg/Getty Images. From the Editor: Everything you missed in food news last week This post originally appeared on May 1, 2020 in Amanda Kludt’s newsletter “From the Editor,” a roundup of the most vital news and stories in the food world each week.

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