Restaurant Innovation That Goes Beyond Menu Items

Modern Restaurant Management

We hear frequently how innovation is a mainstay for business survival and growth. Innovation helps restaurants stay competitive and those involved in operations and sourcing need to always be looking for the next thing that grabs attention, differentiates, and brings value to their patrons.

Why Innovative Dining Experiences Are Driven by Facility Management Technology

Modern Restaurant Management

Here are some more types of FM technology that will help drive an innovative dining experience. When we realize that facilities management is the true backbone of a successful business, leaning on it to make innovative experiences becomes that much easier.

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Innovative Models Keep Restaurant Revenue and Supply Chain Flowing

Modern Restaurant Management

Expanding a traditional restaurant model to include new innovations requires focus and attention on daily business metrics. As restaurants cautiously begin to reopen in pockets of the U.S. and abroad, the restaurant industry remains far from full capacity.

Why Your Restaurant Needs an Innovative Financial Management Solution

Modern Restaurant Management

Following the implementation of an innovative financial management solution by Sage Intacct, Tender Greens achieved greater visibility into performance across its twelve locations and uncovered new insights into its operations.

Plant Based Protein Adds Innovation, Sustainability and Profits to Restaurant Menus


Rather today’s consumer demands menu innovation as well as eco-friendly and sustainable practices. Stacey Sears. Adding plant based protein to your menu can serve the needs of customers, the planet and your bottom line.

Innovative Ideas For Your Restaurant’s Takeout Menu

Gourmet Marketing

Because of this, restaurants are continuing to think of innovative ways to spice up their takeout menu. The post Innovative Ideas For Your Restaurant’s Takeout Menu appeared first on Gourmet Marketing.

HotSchedules Spark 2018: Reigniting your Restaurant Brand through Innovation

Hot Schedules

That’s why more than 230 industry leaders and innovators gathered in Austin, TX, for the 2018 edition of Spark, a conference by HotSchedules. The post HotSchedules Spark 2018: Reigniting your Restaurant Brand through Innovation appeared first on HotSchedules.

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Uncovering 10 Ideas (Innovative) to Increase a Restaurant Sales


The post Uncovering 10 Ideas (Innovative) to Increase a Restaurant Sales appeared first on Bingage Blog. What is the major purpose behind all marketing & promotion activities and the hustles people do while running a restaurant business… to increase restaurant sales right?

5 Innovative Ways to use Video Marketing for Restaurants

Restaurant Technology Guys

The post 5 Innovative Ways to use Video Marketing for Restaurants appeared first on Restaurant Technology Guys. Research now consistently shows video marketing for restaurants to be far more effective than traditional print ads or internet banners.

Innovations For Your Restaurant Menu When You Reopen

Gourmet Marketing

Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, your restaurant may have had an extensive menu selection as a means to stay innovative and stand-out from competitors. However, with these new innovative techniques, you may be pushing menu changes to the top of your list.



“After launching this product at the 2019 National Restaurant Association Show and being recognized for a Kitchen Innovations (KI) Award, we have not been able to keep enough inventory on the shelf until now.”

Family Ties Unite Hospitality Industry During COVID-19 Outbreak


Innovative Dining Group Establishes Relief Fund for its Employees. Innovative Dining Group (IDG), operator of celebrated restaurants in Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Scottsdale, has created a relief fund to aid employees laid off during the COVID-19 pandemic. Management COVID-19 relief fund Innovative Dining Group Singan 63 Street Guys Hospitality The GarrettAuthor(s): Stacey Sears. Teaser: Many hospitality establishments team up to raise funds for staff during time of need.

Four Industry Trends to Boost Your Restaurant Business

Modern Restaurant Management

But there are also some areas where innovation is needed. Finance Operations Innovation Restaurant FinanceGrowing your restaurant business means being ready for a shifting market. Demand for restaurant services is often dictated by the economic health of a region.

Best Restaurant Podcasts for 2020


Secret Sauce’s episodes on Menu Engineering received a lot of traction which also covers The Restaurant Innovation and Creativity Model, Menu Engineering For Fun And Profit and Using the BCG Matrix to increase the profitability in your Restaurant. Best Restaurant Podcasts for 2020.

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Restaurant Sustainability Efforts and Customer Attraction

The Restaurant Group

Restaurant Best Practices. According to the National Restaurant Association’s “What’s Hot” report, American Culinary Federation chefs named sustainability and waste reduction in the top trends of the year.

3 Methods That Innovative Companies Use CRM Software


The post 3 Methods That Innovative Companies Use CRM Software appeared first on Bingage Blog.

Good Food Guide Awards 2020 #poweredbykounta


Behind the Kounta Future of Food Growth Hospitality InnovationAustralia’s restaurant elite have been crowned at the Good Food Guide 2020 Awards in Brisbane. Every day we are fortunate enough to witness the passion, creativity, and dedication driving our industry.

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4 Key Factors to Designing an Efficient Restaurant  Kitchen

The Restaurant Group

Blog Commercial Kitchen Design Food Service Design Foodservice Equipment Foodservice Innovations Restaurant Concept Restaurant Consultant Restaurant Consulting Restaurant Design Restaurant Tech commercial kitchen design Foodservice Design Foodservice equipment Restaurant CAD Plans

Restaurant News: What You Should Know About Banning Plastic Straws

The Restaurant Group

Blog Foodservice Innovations Hospitality consultant Public Relations Restaurant Business Restaurant Consultant Restaurant Consulting Restaurant OwnerShoney’s and Marriott just became the latest in a growing list of companies that have vowed to ban plastic straws.

3 Hottest Trends Every Restaurant Should Adopt in 2020

The Restaurant Group

Blog Brand Consultant Foodservice Innovations Hospitality consultant Opening restaurant Restaurant Business Restaurant Concept Restaurant Consultant Restaurant Consulting Restaurant Tech Restaurant Trends Restaurant OwnerRestaurant Trends 2020. In the last couple of years, the American restaurant scene has had an influx of technological shake ups. The way most consumers have ordered their food has virtually been flipped upside down.

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Destinationaires: turning regional locations into destination tourism


To explain further, Wil Slickers joins us to talk about the ways hospitality and tourism innovators - destinationaires - can turn local spots into tourist destinations. Travel trends are changing.


Culinary Cues

These “innovators” are constantly looking for the next interesting interpretation of food – the restaurant chef who teases them with food preparations that strike a chord, who makes them challenge how they think about food, and puts a smile on their face.

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Mobile Apps Extend the Foodservice Back-Office to the Team and Beyond


From inventory management and scheduling to cloud-enablement and automation, mobile innovations are operational drivers for speed and efficiency.

Rapid Pandemic Relief For Small Businesses


Teaser: In response to the Coronavirus, the Colorado Center for Innovation in Community Capital LLC is launching a series of products and services to assist small businesses in rapidly obtaining funding from disaster relief programs. zhanjiang-chen-Wg4QjbPLpoM-unsplash.png.

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.

Post-COVID19 Restaurant Marketing Themes to Help Your Business Bounce Back

Modern Restaurant Management

Alongside these qualities, the short-term future at least will require new levels of innovation, creativity, flexibility, commitment, humanity and sensitivity. Innovation. While this creates uncertainty, it also facilitates an incredible opportunity for innovation.



This edition’s greatest innovation will be the international Digital Tastings: exclusive wine tastings addressed to international buyers and press operators. MWW_BOVARA_11102019_CF_med res_-01616.jpg. Author(s): Bernard Kenner.

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Culinary Cues

The first woman chef in America to win 3-stars from the Michelin Guide – Her incredibly innovative style at both Atelier Crenn and Petite Crenn have won her international acclaim as one of the top chefs in the world.

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The Industry Buzz Recap: 3 Must-Have Apps For Restaurant Owners (Episode 3)

Buzztime Business

There are so many innovative apps on the market to help restaurant owners manage their business. Host Adam Marsden discusses the top 3 apps every owner should be using. The post The Industry Buzz Recap: 3 Must-Have Apps For Restaurant Owners (Episode 3) appeared first on Buzztime.

Hoshizaki America, Inc. Introduces the First Sphere Ice Machine to the North American Market


Our attention to detail, continuous innovation, smart application of technology and commitment to the highest standards - ensures that our customers have exceptional quality products. The first undercounter spherical ice machine adds chill and pizzazz to cocktail presentation.

Restaurant Storytelling: 5 Tips to Drive Customer Engagement

Social Hospitality

People are now able to share their stories with a wider audience due to innovations in technology and trends in social media. Restaurant storytelling is one of the most powerful tools to drive customer engagement.

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.

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What Is PropTech? +History, Startups, Trends in 2020


PropTech (or Property Technology) is a term used to define the real estate startups that are offering new innovative technologies and ideas built to re-imagine the core processes and business models of the traditional property management and real estate vertical through digital transformation.

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A Letter to our Valued Customers

Hot Schedules

We believe that HotSchedules and Fourth are better together and that our combined products, service offerings, resources, and market share will enable the new entity to serve the industry even better with more innovation and dedication to the success of customers. Austin, Texas, July 10, 2019.

A Blueprint for Pandemic Relief for Small Businesses


On that aim, we partnered with The Capital Innovation & Technology Institute to develop The Small Business Pandemic Survival Kit. Karl Dakin established The Capital Innovation & Technology Institute LLC. Rectangular Ad 1x.gif. Author(s): Emiliano De Laurentiis.


Culinary Cues

Progress in science, medicine, art, design, product innovation, technology, and yes – cuisine, are all a result of obsessive, “all-in” people who spent their lives seeking to make a dent in the universe.

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MURTEC: A Conference Changing the Way Restaurant Operators Look at Technology

Hot Schedules

As we enter the fourth industrial revolution, there’s a heightened focus on leveraging innovative technology in order to increase their operational advantages in the marketplace. Innovator. Around the 3rd Century B.C., a Greek philosopher created the idea of a simple machine.

Upcoming Restaurant Tech Trends of the Post-COVID-19 World

Goliath Consulting

The restaurant industry had to adapt to changes in consumer behavior during the COVID19 pandemic, testing out operational innovations and relying on technological solutions that allowed for social distancing and ensuring sanitation (1, 2).


Culinary Cues

There is so much to think about, so many decisions to make, and so much angst about what the future holds.

7 Ways to Creatively Staff Your Restaurant

Embrace the Suck

There are some innovative and creative ways to get new staff to come to your restaurant. While others sit back and accept the labor market as being a challenge, innovative restaurants see this as a time to stand out. How has this year treated you and your restaurant?

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Focus POS Releases FocusON Mobile Order and Payment Solution

Focus POS

San Antonio, TX — February 26, 2020 — Focus POS, a leading provider of restaurant point of sale software, has just released its innovative FocusON mobile order and mobile payment app. New App from Focus POS Provides Focus When and Where You Need It.

Restaurant Technology Guys Podcast Ep. 80 – David Leibner of Its On Me

Restaurant Technology Guys

Join Jeremy and David Leibner, Founder and CEO of innovative gift card platform ItsOnMe for a great discussion regarding digital gifting and its many advantages. link]. The post Restaurant Technology Guys Podcast Ep. 80 – David Leibner of Its On Me appeared first on Restaurant Technology Guys. Podcast Gift Cards restaurant technology restaurant technology guys


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.