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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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?

3 Methods That Innovative Companies Use CRM Software


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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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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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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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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.

The 50 most powerful people in the restaurant industry named by Nation’s Restaurant News

50 Mistakes

Selected by the editors of Nation’s Restaurant News, and curated from industrywide submissions, this year’s NRN Power List highlights 50 innovators in technology and innovation disrupting and shaping the future of the food economy. NEW YORK, Jan.

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.

Fewer Seats, More Shelves: How Restaurants are Preparing for the Takeout Order Boom


As takeout sales outpace dine-in sales, many restaurant brands are innovating to accommodate off-premise customers — or even prioritize them. Some concepts, including sweetgreen , are taking kitchen innovation a step further and opting into “ghost” or “cloud” kitchens.

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.

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.


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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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?

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.

Top 5 Qualities (Essential) That Make a Restaurant Owner Stand Out of The Box


Innovative. People always like good innovations, when fresh and unconventional ideas came, employees performance improved also the customers are impressed and keep coming in place again.

Take a Byte Out of This: Emerging Restaurant Technology

Social Hospitality

What emerging and innovative technologies are changing the restaurant industry? Modern technologies change the world as we know it. New restaurant technology changes the game for operators and consumers alike.

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AB inBev, Big Drop Brewing and Viv & Oak to present at Lo & No Beverage Summit


Innovators including Pierre Chavin , Viv&Oak , Seedlip , Noki & Co , California Dreamin and Partake Brewing , will share their hard-earned knowledge from launching in a competitive landscape and impart their tips for successful and consistent growth. Event date: June 2, 2020 (All day).

Barmetrix Announces Partnership with MarginEdge

Bar and Restaurant Coach

This partnership is another way Barmetrix continues to seek out and provide innovative solutions to our clients, and we’re thrilled to be able to offer it to you.

5 Ways Instagram Can Help Boost Restaurant Marketing

Social Hospitality

Instagram keeps innovating and introducing new, engaging features that brands should make the utmost use of. Restaurant marketing is forever changed by Instagram. When you walk into a bakery and order a Triple Cheese Cheesecake, what is the first thing you do when it arrives?

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How to Profitably Serve Cold & Sparkling Drinks in a Coffee Shop

Perfect Daily Grind

She adds that consumers will usually look for these more adventurous beverages in coffee shops, as they tend to lead the way in innovation. . If your coffee shop prides itself on innovation, you can afford to be a little more adventurous. The market for cold drinks is growing rapidly.

Charbay Distillery - A Long Line of “Firsts” For Miles Karakasevic and Family


Early pioneers in artisanal spirits create a legacy of distilling innovation. Fortunately, the Karakasevic family tradition of innovation in distilling will be carried on through Miles’s son Marko, who joined the business full time in 1995. Stacey Sears.

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Top 5 Hospitality Trends for your Business — the Inside Scoop


This fixation has driven innovations like self-serve kiosks and kicked off fads like ramen burgers. The hospitality industry is fuelled by people’s obsession with food.

What’s Packing Your Food? Restaurant Delivery Packaging Trends

Goliath Consulting

On the other hand, restaurants with innovative, sustainable packaging can increase traffic among consumers. With styrofoam losing favor over more environmentally friendly materials, restaurants are turning to new and innovative products like reusable or compostable containers, then relying on insulated bags to keep meal deliveries hot or cold (5).

What’s Next? The Rise of Gen Z Trends

Goliath Consulting

While Gen Z’s tastes and preferences are often lumped together with those of the millennials, there is no doubt that this generation wants food to reflect their values and innovations of recent times. Be open to change and innovation. If you’ve been keeping up with our blog posts you’ve probably read what we had to say about millennial food trends in “Our Most Anticipated 2020 Food Trends List.” But what about Gen Z, the so-called digital generation?

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Did you know there is a sustainable volume of food and hospitality revenue for every project?

Future Food

The modern customer is looking for diversity, value and innovation. As such the strategic alignment of food & hospitality must consider up-to-the-moment food trends, innovations and entrepreneurs. Kambri Pricinct at ANU (Image via Visit Canberra).

The Formula For a Badass Brand!

Embrace the Suck

Your brand is considered to be innovative and inspiring. I recently gave an interview for Foodable TV about how to build a brand. You can create a brand that competes or one that dominates the market. The choice is yours.

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TransAct Will See You at NACS!


This, of course, is just one example of the innovations attendees will learn about at this year’s NACS Show. The National Association of Convenience Stores Show is the hub of all things that move and influence the convenience store industry.

Restaurant Marketing on Instagram: Tips and Examples

Social Hospitality

A platform like this requires creativity and innovation. Social media strongly influences customer behavior. In fact, brands can be built on social media channels. Similarly, established brands use social media to build recognition and increase sales.

Sterling College’s School of the New American Farmstead Launches Four Professional Certificate Programs


Built in the 13th century, the site offers historical context for the modern practices in fruit production and preservation (grapes and tree fruits), melding tradition with innovation.

xtraCHEF Recipe Card: Atit Patel

Xtra Chef

I am responsible for co-developing the product innovation strategy with the CTO. Explain your role at xtraCHEF. I lead the engineering team at xtraCHEF. What did you do before you came xtraCHEF? Before coming xtraCHEF, I was in a role in which I was responsible for leading and managing solutions and delivery portfolios, as well as overseeing onshore and offshore resources to maintain profitability and customer satisfaction. What do you love about xtraCHEF?

Cash Registers in a Cashless Society — have Tills gone Nil?


Early cash registers were a sight to behold; and their innovations, remarkable. The nation is becoming increasingly cashless — in fact, it’ll be completely cashless by 2026. And as the era of cash comes to an end, our mind wanders to the till. Cha-Ching!

3 Creative Recipes for Marketing Success

Open for Business

Taking a page from the guerrilla marketing playbook and focusing on innovative, unconventional, and low-cost approaches can help build new business, beneficial relationships, and sometimes create opportunities for positive press coverage.