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How to increase restaurant revenue with online ordering (OLO) kitchens

Clover - Restaurants

Among these is the migration away from third-party ordering apps, as 71% of customers prefer a restaurant’s own website or app due to the personalization , cost efficiency, and convenience they offer. This data suggests that restaurants not only need to prioritize offering online ordering options directly through their own platforms, but also highlights a major opportunity to strategically shift operations to support the demand.

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What Restaurant Employees Want

Modern Restaurant Management

Restaurant operators have a variety of opportunities to improve their staff experience, according to What Restaurant Employees Want, a state-of-the-industry report from 7shifts. The research details what matters most to industry workers and what operators can do to provide an excellent staff experience. Among the highlights: Restaurant employees crave recognition and feedback.

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A Brazilian TGI Fridays operator declares bankruptcy

Restaurant Business

SouthRock Capital, which had also operated Starbucks and Subway units, filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy in Texas to protect its rights to the casual-dining restaurant chain.

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A Slice of America

Modern Restaurant Management

Fantini's New Haven Style Apizza and its owner, Jimmy Fantin, will be featured in "A Slice of America: Charred in the Florida Sun" premiering Thursday, July 11 at 7 pm at the Lyric Theatre in Stuart, FL. Directed by Gorman Bechard, known for his acclaimed documentary "Pizza A Love Story," and hosted by pizza historian Colin M. Caplan, this film explores the rich history of New Haven-style pizza and Fantin's unwavering passion for perfection.

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HR in 2025: Insights & Predictions

What type of worker is most engaged—hybrid, remote, or onsite? What are the drivers of effective leadership? What does the C-suite think HR is most responsible for? And why is a wave of HR resignations more likely in the next 12 months? Get our annual survey report to find out: The #1 challenge of recruiting & hiring Why remote teams are struggling What are the drivers of effective (and ineffective) leadership And lots more!

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Trend or fad? These restaurant currents could go either way

Restaurant Business

Reality Check: A number of ripples were evident in the business during the first half of the year. The question is, do they have staying power?

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The Dozen – Easin’ into Summer

Sante

This post features a selection of wines, with a focus on rosés and California wines. It includes detailed descriptions of various wines such as the 2021 Gentleman Farmer Napa Valley Chardonnay and the 2022 Miguel Torres "Las Mulas" Chile Rosé. The post also notes that more wineries are shipping directly to consumers. Price information is provided as well.

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LA’s Catalina Jazz Club Has Struck a Chord With Music Lovers for 37 Years. Will It Live On?

EATER

Catalina Popescu has held court at her legendary Hollywood jazz club since 1986.

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McDonald's changes its supply chain leadership

Restaurant Business

Executive Summary: New executives with Chili’s, Corner Bakery, Noodles & Company, CKE Restaurants, Cornerstone Restaurant Group, Dig, Skyfire, Vintner’s Resort, Hathaway’s Restaurant and Skyfire.

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For These Bartenders, Only DIY Chartreuse Will Do

EATER

DIY Chartreuse has become an obsession for bartenders looking to replicate the iconic French liqueur in their cocktails.

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Buzztime Weekly Bar Trivia Challenge – Week 36

Buzztime Business

Are you hungry for more trivia? Is one night of bar trivia per week not enough to satiate your senses? Buzztime has tens of thousands of questions in its database. Pub trivia hosts and players could spend a lifetime with them! However, as the years pass, some of the questions become outdated and obscure. Events that are important one year become irrelevant many years later.

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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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The Board: June 2024

Margin Edge

This month we look at: tomato prices, how to make training new staff simpler, prioritizing mental health in the restaurant industry, inflation and national restaurant sales trends from May.

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Carrying on the Family Business at Chicago’s Sluggers Bar on Father’s Day

SpotOn

Where do you go when the usual place you go for coping is a 20,000-square-foot reminder of the very subject you’re trying to cope with? For Ari Strauss, the answer is walking the floor of Sluggers World Class Sports Bar , right where he's always gone to heal. Right where his father told him to spend as much time as possible. Located a high flyball down Clark Street from Wrigley Field, “Sluggers”, as it’s affectionately known, has been the epicenter of celebrating

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California Red Lobster employees sue chain over mass layoffs

Restaurant Business

A lawsuit alleges that the seafood chain did not give staff enough notice before closing nearly 100 restaurants last month.

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How Can My Restaurant Make More Money: Maximizing Profit with Wine by the Glass

Bermar America

Did you know that a well-curated wine by the glass program can increase your restaurant’s beverage sales significantly? In the bustling world of the restaurant industry, every opportunity to enhance profitability is crucial. Among various strategies, offering an exceptional wine and Champagne by the glass service stands out as both effective and often underestimated.

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How to Design a People-First Benefits Package for Your Unique Team

Benefits are central to any HR strategy. A strong benefits package attracts top talent, boosts engagement, and retains top performers.

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Could Any Neutral Cooking Oil Ever Be Worth $20? 

EATER

Lille Allen/Eater We put a new oil made from algae to the test I am the opposite of immune to a culinary gimmick. If you put a product in fancy packaging and tell me it will make my dinner delicious, I immediately turn into Fry in that “ shut up and take my money” meme and plunk down my credit card. I have paid exorbitant sums for cans of fish, splurged on fancy imported olive oil, and dropped way too much cash on wagyu beef.

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Literally the Gayest Dish on the Menu

EATER

Ten queer bars and restaurants on what makes their food like, totally gay We’ve already established that food is gay. It can be made by queer people , in places that center queer needs , and become the centerpiece of a community. But as it relates to the dishes themselves, the definitions get blurrier. What makes a sandwich queer, and conversely, what would make one straight?

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