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Which Restaurant Reservation System Is Best for Me: Resy vs OpenTable vs Yelp vs Tock


Reading Time: 5 minutes. Restaurant reservation systems help solve one of the biggest challenges of the foodservice industry – managing the constant influx of reservations and customers.

7 Tips for Maintaining PCI Compliance for Restaurants


New technology tools in the restaurant industry present new opportunities for businesses to streamline operations. However, this boom in technology also comes with security and hacking risks, especially in payment processing.

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Restaurant Operations and Finance Teams Can Work in Harmony. Here’s How

Xtra Chef

Isn’t it funny how operations and finance teams easily become enemies in restaurants—even though they share the same goal of making the restaurant successful? Maybe it’s because, every time you collaborate, it seems to lead to extra work.


Culinary Cues

Create a Team Built to Win.

Maximize Takeout Profitability With These Six Steps

Modern Restaurant Management

Off-premise dining was already on-trend in the restaurant industry well before COVID-19. According to Morgan Stanley estimates, online delivery is set to grow from $260 billion in 2017 to $325 billion in 2020 – and possibly $470 billion by 2025.

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Ask an Expert: What management software do restaurants need right now?


Over 100,000 restaurants have closed permanently or long-term during the pandemic, and the prospects of desperately needed government relief aren’t looking good.

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11 Thrilling Wine Business Trends To Delight

A Wine Story

Wine Business Trends 2020 - Wine Business Monthly. Man Ordering Wine Online - Wine Business Trends. Highlights from Technology and Financial Webinar. Are you curious about wine business trends 2020? Most of us know that e-commerce is booming in the US wine industry.

Case Study: How a Food Truck Can Open Doors to Restaurant Ownership

Modern Restaurant Management

Kyle Gorlie opened his Vet Chef food truck in 2016. In four years of operation, he’s doubled his sales every year, and today pulls in more than $475,000 a year. Those are profits many brick-and-mortar restaurants would look at with envy.

The Dozen - Through a Glass Lightly


sunny.jpg. Author(s): Roger Morris. Teaser: A vinous light at the edge of the autumnal tunnel leading to winter's darkness.

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Captivate Website Visitors With a Free Online Mechanic Chat

Indoor Media

If your website isn’t converting visitors into leads, then it’s not doing its job. Think about your own experience searching for a product or service online.

Typsy explains: How to get better at learning in hospitality


Learning something new can be a struggle. Sometimes it feels like wading through mud - unpleasant, time-consuming, and taking up a lot of your energy. But what if it didn't have to be like that?

Five Tips for the Best Customer Experience During COVID-19

Modern Restaurant Management

Since the start of the pandemic, restaurants across the country have been on a rollercoaster ride. Businesses have been forced to pivot away from on-premises dining to offer on-line ordering and take-out services.

5 Best Restaurant Reservation Systems Compared: Resy, OpenTable, Yelp, Tock, Toast


Reading Time: 5 minutes. Restaurant reservation systems help solve one of the biggest challenges of the foodservice industry – managing the constant influx of reservations and customers.

‘Food Is Political. It’s a Part of Our DNA.’


Devita Davison, executive director of FoodLab Detroit, has long advocated for an equitable and sustainable restaurant industry. She still sees a lot of work to do.

2020 Restaurant Marketing Trends For Your Best Year Yet

Restaurant Engine

Stay on top of the latest trends to help your restaurant grow. You’ve got great food, wonderful ambiance, highly trained servers, and an excellent chef. But where are the diners? This is a common problem for both new and established restaurants, and it all comes down to marketing.

AI Food Intelligence and Now Serving Democracy

Modern Restaurant Management

In this edition of MRM News Bites, we feature real-time data on consumer behavior and the move to #cutoutcutlery. SpotOn Secures $60M Funding. SpotOn Transact, Inc. secured $60 million in Series C funding.

How Does A Point Of Sale System Work? The Ultimate Guide To Using A Point of Sale Systems

BNG Point of Sale

Today’s point-of-sale (POS) systems have changed dramatically and are a far cry from what was available just ten years ago, leaving many businesses to ask how do the newest versions of point-of-sale systems work?

California Fish Grill Saves 1% in Food Costs at its 34 Locations Thanks to Restaurant365 Reporting Tools


Background. California Fish Grill has been preparing delicious, healthy, and sustainable seafood for discriminating restaurant guests since 1998. All of the chain’s 34 locations are committed to not only a great tasting menu, but also serving seafood that is always responsibly sourced and sustainable.

The art of rebranding: how and why to update your hospitality brand


There are a lot of good reasons to rebrand your hospitality business, but the idea of it can be intimidating - especially if you have an established customer base.

Picking Up Curbside: How to Improve Your Restaurant’s Curbside Service and Why It’s Here to Stay

Modern Restaurant Management

How do we love thee, curbside pick-up? Let us count the ways. There’s the table-wedged-in-the-doorway approach, where one brave soul in full PPE hands off an order over a barricade of restaurant furniture.

What Is A Chai Latte?

Perfect Daily Grind

The chai latte is hot, milky, fragrant, gently spicy, and popular in cafés everywhere. However, despite the fact that it’s served in coffee shops and named for the latte, it actually contains no coffee whatsoever. . Chai is one of the world’s oldest tea-based drinks.

How Does A Point of System Work? The Ultimate Guide To Using A Point of Sale Systems

BNG Point of Sale

Today’s point-of-sale (POS) systems have changed dramatically and are a far cry from what was available just ten years ago, leaving many businesses to ask how do the newest versions of point-of-sale systems work? POS systems allow you to process more types of payment in more ways faster than ever before. At the same time, they provide advanced benefits such as backend data and reports to help boost your sales, helping you run your business more effectively.

Cracker Barrel Adds Booze to Menus So You Can Get Drunk the Old Country Store Way


Photo: Jonathan Weiss /Shutterstock. Plus, Blue Bell is paying out millions for contaminated ice cream it sold in 2015, and other news to start the day Cracker Barrel is getting boozy for good.

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Restaurants Need to Open the Digital Door Wide (Podcast)

Modern Restaurant Management

It's tech talk on this week's episode of The Main Course as host Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) Executive Editor Barbara Castiglia, speaks with Brad Duea , Chief Executive Officer of Restaurant Revolution Technologies , about the role technology will play in restaurant industry recovery.

Maru Hospitality Group Sees $1.2 Million Difference in Food Cost Savings and Increased Sales with Restaurant365


Background. Robert Song, Maru Hospitality Group’s founder and president, brought a fresh concept to Michigan in 2009 when he opened the first Maru Sushi in Okemos. Along with his chef, Moon Yang, Mr. Song built a chef-driven concept with a passion for incorporating love into every dish and every guest experience. His recipe for success soon expanded into markets across Michigan, with new locations opening in Detroit, East Lansing, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo and Midland.

How to Successfully Hire and Retain Staff

Blue Orbit Restaurant Consulting

Mike Krebs – Project Manager, Blue Orbit Restaurant Consulting As more hospitality businesses continue to reopen and grow during the COVID life environment we are all trying to figure out how to hire and retain staff.

Sohla El-Waylly, Formerly of the Bon Appétit Test Kitchen, Announces New YouTube Show


Binging With Babish. Stump Sohla” will air Saturdays on the Binging with Babish YouTube channel Chef and YouTube star Sohla El-Waylly has announced a new show , Stump Sohla , on the Binging with Babish YouTube network.

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How Having A Long-Term Plan Can Help Restaurants Handle the Short-Term Crisis

Modern Restaurant Management

Here’s a wild guess: your plan for 2020 didn’t involve a restaurant-crushing pandemic. Neither did mine. As the general manager of Yelp for Restaurants , my job is to help restaurants succeed. In the first half of the year, that job suddenly got a whole lot harder.

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Reconnecting with Customers

Future Food

Image via The Street. Reconnecting with Customers Building Loyalty and Maximising Sales by leveraging unique Points of Difference (PODs).

POSist Mixer South India Chapter 1.0: Minimizing Overhead Costs For Better Control

The Restaurant Times

One of the speakers we had in the power talk discussion was Mr. Samrat Reddy, Founder & CEO of Drunken Monkey , a Hyderabad based smoothie chain operating in 16 cities with over 65 outlets.

My Boss Kept Breaking COVID-19 Rules. I Didn’t Know What to Do.


Shutterstock. Watching the bar fill up, I felt like I’d reached my breaking point. I knew I needed to do something, anything. This is Eater Voices , where chefs, restaurateurs, writers, and industry insiders share their perspectives about the food world, tackling a range of topics through the lens of personal experience. It was a Friday in August, about 9 p.m., and I was working one of my regular shifts as a line cook at a bar in Seattle’s University District.

Hello Lender, Here’s My Plan to Survive COVID-19. Let’s Talk

Modern Restaurant Management

At the end of 2019, the restaurant industry was booming. Then came the pandemic: Industry sales plummeted, major restaurant chains faced bankruptcy and restaurateurs did everything in their power to stay afloat by shifting to curbside pickup, adopting delivery models or expanding outdoor eating.

Did Someone Say "Frizzante"?

The Wine Knitter

There are many styles of sparkling wine on the market, one of which is Frizzante. By definition “Frizzante” is a term used for semi-sparkling or slightly effervescent wine. This style of wine is made using the Charmat method.

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POSist Mixer South India Chapter 1.0: Demystifying Cloud Kitchen Business Opportunities

The Restaurant Times

In the final session of the event, Mr. Ashwin Mocherla, a young and dynamic entrepreneur, who is the founder of Thick Shake Factory, and also the Asia Recipient of Forbes ‘30 under 30 ’ revealed the lesser-known facts and secrets that lead to the growth of the cloud kitchen business in India.

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