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What Role Does Restaurant Tech Play in the New Normal?

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Restaurants continue to reopen across the country, operating under a new normal where capacity for service is slashed and social distancing measures are in place to mitigate the potential and perceived risks of dining out.

Everything you need to know to get started with a cloud kitchen


Ghost kitchens, also known as cloud kitchens, virtual kitchens, and sometimes dark kitchens (we’ll use the terms interchangeably here), come in many forms, but essentially they represent what the restaurant industry looks like in the digital age.

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Culinary Cues

Take a deep breath as you walk through those back doors, back into the kitchen that was so familiar, back to a place that you have missed for the past three months. Somehow you are nervous – why is that? You’re not as nervous about the virus as you are being able to hit the ground running.

Cuisine Solutions Collaborates with Taffer’s Tavern Founder and CEO Jon Taffer for New Restaurant Venture


As the country faces the challenges brought on by COVID-19, two food service industry leaders join forces to revolutionize the dining experience with an innovative sous vide solution. Jon Taffer with Cuisine Solutions and CREA Team Members; Photo Credit: CSI / CREA.

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Welcoming Customers Back: How to Resell the Dine-in Experience as Restaurants Reopen

Modern Restaurant Management

Now that states are beginning to loosen their lockdown restrictions and reopen small businesses like restaurants, it’s fair to wonder how drastically the dine-in experience will have to change to accommodate the new safety requirements.

Making the Shift: Transitioning from Restaurants to 7shifts

7 Shifts

7shifts’ 150+ employees come from various backgrounds and have worked in numerous industries—from video game design to healthcare. As we serve the restaurant industry, it's important to us that we prioritize candidates with previous industry experience.


Culinary Cues

OK, so here we are: restaurants are beginning to re-open (maybe prematurely, maybe not) and we are all scared to death. We are fearful of a virus that is still out there, still scoping us out, still waiting to strike again, and we are not prepared for that.

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Outdoor Is the New Indoor

Modern Restaurant Management

January is well-known for being a reset month. A time to recover from back-to-back holiday parties and festive gatherings. A time to act on resolutions and look ahead with great anticipation to all that is possible in the new year.

Business Budget 101: How To Budget For Your Small Business


When you think about it, creating a business budget is probably one of the least exciting responsibilities of being a manager or an owner. But knowing how much money is coming in and where that money goes can mean the difference between success and failure.

How Restaurant Guest Conversation Shifted Since Start of Pandemic

Black Box Intelligence

Key Themes in Social Chatter: A Coronavirus Timeline. Zach Stanford, Director, Insights at Black Box Intelligence. Online guest feedback for restaurants has been dominated by COVID-19 chatter.

Managing Your Restaurant’s Financial Health for a Smart Recovery


As your restaurant business begins to recover from restrictions put on it due to COVID-19, it is crucial to assess your financials and strategize your costs.

Four Ways to Streamline Reopening Procedures for Restaurants

Modern Restaurant Management

We’re open. Have two words ever sounded so sweet? Restaurants owners across the country are cleaning, sanitizing, and organizing in preparation for reopening in the post-COVID-19 era. Though a handful of U.S.

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Fundraising: Advertising for Restaurants


Fundraising can be one of the best forms of advertising for your restaurant. Using fundraisers is a creative and fun way of advertising your restaurant. It is a more indirect way of acquiring customers.

Reimagine How Reopening Could Look for Your Restaurant or Bar

Sculpture Hospitality

Around the world restaurants are beginning to open up, and the hospitality industry is watching closely to learn how new health and safety protocols are being met, and how customers are responding. Restaurant Operations

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Reopening and recovery: 4 steps to attract guests in 2020 and beyond


If your venue has recently reopened, or you have an eye to reopening to dine-in options in the near future, it's time to start thinking seriously about how to adapt your customer pull and retention to the new normal.

MRM Franchise Feed: Kitchen of the Future, Restaurant Sherpas and Dunkin’ Hirin’

Modern Restaurant Management

Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine's Franchise Feed offers a glimpse at what's new in the restaurant franchise and MUFSO environment. Send news to Barbara Castiglia at

Just Cook From the Back of the Box 


The recipes on pantry food packages aren’t half bad. Pipas Imagery /Shutterstock. Back-of-the-box recipes were once the stuff of family lore, and they can still be a source of inspiration now Not too long ago, I stood helpless in the doorway to my pantry, staring at my dwindling stores.

D&D Management Enterprises Scales from 18 to 30 Jimmy John’s Locations with Restaurant365


Background. D&D Management Enterprises is a Jimmy John’s restaurant franchisee group with 30 locations in Utah and South Carolina, and is adding new stores every year.

Rigatoni Recipe

Bottleneck Management

Rigatoni Recipe. We got our very own Chef Zach Van Gaasbeek to show you how to make our Rigatoni pasta dish at home!

11 Tips for Restaurants to Get Back to Business

Modern Restaurant Management

Restaurants nationwide have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. As restaurants slowly begin reopening, things remain far from “business as usual.”

How To Calculate Overhead Costs In 3 Easy Steps


To paraphrase a familiar expression: Nothing is certain but death, taxes, and overhead costs. If you’re a manager or business owner, this maxim rings as true as its shorter counterpart. That’s because overhead costs are something you always have to contend with whether you want to or not.

60+ Black & Latinx-Owned Craft Breweries + Resources (2020)


We have for too long ignored the social inequities created from our country’s past. And still, unfair systems, institutions, frameworks, and injustices take advantage of BIPOC in America and leave them behind – in every part of our society.

Protecting Your Business Against Copyright Laws

Hospitality Insurance Group

As businesses begin to reopen and promote themselves online, it is important to make sure that you are following the proper copyright laws and regulations.

People Focused, Tech Forward: How Nathan’s Famous Plans to Transform the Brand

Modern Restaurant Management

The COVID-19 pandemic has curbed the growth plans many brands put in place and Nathan’s Famous is no exception.

In the Wake of Social Media Blowback, Boba Guys Fires a Manager for Racist Comments


After making statements in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, the San Francisco-based boba chain has faced intense scrutiny over racist comments made a by manager in 2018 [link

Reopening after COVID: Why online supplier training will be essential


As we begin to look towards a post-coronavirus future, hospitality venues are thinking about innovative ways to reopen - ways that acknowledge and cater to the world’s newfound needs (like social distancing) while still trying to remain true to the vision and heart of the business.

The Ultimate Guide To The Cloud Kitchen Business

The Restaurant Times

Cloud kitchens are delivery-only restaurants with no storefront or dine-in facility. A cloud kitchen business primarily accepts orders online from third-party online food aggregators and its own online ordering enabled website.

Reinventing a Safer, Personalized Restaurant Experience through Facial Recognition

Modern Restaurant Management

Coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic, everyone is wondering what “regular life” will look like once cities have all reopened and people begin to resume some of their favorite activities like traveling and eating out.

When Restaurants Become the First Line of Support


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Using Document Management to Streamline Operations


As we look to bounce back better from COVID 19, businesses are required to implement a COVID-19 Response Plan, so workplaces are adequately prepared for the return of workers. . The post Using Document Management to Streamline Operations appeared first on Bizimply

How To Avoid Burnout As A Blogger And Influencer

Lady Boss Blogger

Social media is great. You can build your brand through Instagram, or start marketing your blog on Facebook and Twitter. Unfortunately, too much screen time will lead to burnout. In order to stay motivated and make sure your brand feels refreshed, check out these tips below: 1.

What Restaurants Need to Know About Agile Marketing

Modern Restaurant Management

There were no sirens or warnings for American businesses. It wasn’t like businesses in the Tornado Alley who might be able to prepare for the pitfalls of tornado season or coastal cities that can shutter their windows in advance of a hurricane.

What ?Reopened? Restaurants Look Like in 17 Cities Worldwide


On June 2, 2020, as Parisians sat down at cafes for the first time in months, people in Moscow still couldn’t leave their homes between curfews. Here, the divergent views of 17 cities around the world on the same day.

Restaurant Reopening Checklist I: Your Facility & Supplies


Reading Time: 2 minutes. As you look to reopen your restaurant or business after Shelter-in-Place has ended, Cheetah has assembled some advice and helpful links from our industry experts and top customers. Follow this series for real advice, tips and resources.

How To Stay Relevant As An Influencer, Blogger And Entrepreneur

Lady Boss Blogger

Blogging, being an influencer, and owning your own business are not mutually exclusive or uncommon in today’s world. However, managing all of your many businesses, talents, and hobbies can be time consuming.

Best Practices for Hospitality Marketing

Modern Restaurant Management

The coronavirus pandemic has undoubtedly affected the world in so many ways, causing businesses everywhere to adapt to an unprecedented crisis.

In This Time of Social Change, Can a Brand Also Be an Ally?


McDonald’s restaurant workers walk off the job to demand higher wages and union rights in 2016. Photo by David McNew/Getty Images.