5 Examples of Customer Service Innovation in Hospitality

Social Hospitality

Customer service is at the core of innovation and good business practices. To do that, you have to be innovative and adopt new as well as tried-and-tested solutions into your operation. It’s important to implement innovative solutions if you want to preserve and grow your brand.

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. So where is the first place we look for innovation? This is a great strategy but shouldn’t be the only way we bring innovation to the table. Innovation Through Service.

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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 you think of innovative dining experiences, your first thought may not be the simple things like working toilets and shoveled parking lots, but without functioning equipment and a well-kept facility, it’s impossible to retain your customers. Equipment Operations innovative dining fm technology facilties management

What's Your Plan for LTO Menu Innovations?

Crunchtime

Menu innovations can bump store sales and help maintain brand freshness, but your LTO success requires tremendous operational preparedness. LTO menu innovation is always a hot trend in our industry - even during a pandemic.

Four Ways QSRs MUST Innovate to Outlast the Pandemic

Modern Restaurant Management

Extraordinary times always seem to lead to extraordinary innovations, and the restaurant industry is currently in the midst of perhaps the greatest time of upheaval, ever. Let’s take a look at four ways your QSR should innovate, that have already shown success elsewhere.

Ghost Kitchen Insights & Equipment Innovations

Foodable

In the latest episode of Taste Kitchen , Paul Barron provides an overview of the most recent virtual brand data and equipment innovations in the restaurant and hospitality industry.

7 Innovative Packaging Trends to Make You Happy

A Wine Story

The post 7 Innovative Packaging Trends to Make You Happy appeared first on A Wine Story: Free Wine, Education Resources. Are You Curious About Wine Packaging Trends? 2020 Wine Packaging Trends. 2020 may shine as the most exciting year of wine packaging trends.

Technology Innovations to Build On

Foodable

Innovations alone are not enough—technology companies need to make their products or platforms accessible and affordable for operators. Food Leaders blends virtual experiences with premium production and content to educate business operators worldwide.

7 Innovative Packaging Trends to Make You Happy

A Wine Story

The post 7 Innovative Packaging Trends to Make You Happy appeared first on A Wine Story: Free Wine, Education Resources. Add Your Heading Text Here. Are You Curious About Wine Packaging Trends? 2020 may shine as the most exciting year of wine packaging trends.

Cellular Aquaculture—Myth or Master of Innovation

Foodable

Hosted by Foodable.IO , FoodTech21 is a forum exploring the technological advancements and innovative food cultivation on the horizon for the restaurant and hospitality businesses. Technology is critical to the survival of the restaurant industry in a post-pandemic world.

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. Over the past several months we have seen customers modify their business models to accommodate restrictions and consumer preferences.

Blending Innovation With Tradition

Sante

It is a source of ongoing research and innovative ideas. And due to the innovation of new winemakers, Grillo has a wide range of styles, from crisp and savory, to structured and mature.

Wildflower Bread Company's Menu Innovation | Fast Casual Restaurants

Foodable

This upscale fast casual restaurant is much acclaimed for its menu innovation and creative plating techniques. “We’ll Make sure to watch the full episode above to learn more about Wildflower Bread Company’s most popular products and innovation techniques!

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. In the hypercompetitive food and beverage industry, restaurant operators are often subjected to a number of daunting challenges.

&pizza Serves Up a Fresh Slice of Innovation

Foodable

I really wanted to do something creative and build a cool, innovative brand.” In this episode of Fast Casual Nation , brought to you by Chepri , host Paul Barron sits down with Michael Lastoria, the founder of &pizza.

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

Sante

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. When reviewing the numerous lists of “restaurant trends to watch” circulating the hospitality industry, there will no doubt be one item that makes every list: plant-based protein.

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. States across the country are slowly beginning to reopen, and restaurants are welcoming back diners. Although restaurants are permitted to open their dining rooms in certain parts of the country, there are capacity limitations.

FoodTech21 A Virtual Event For Foodservice and Food Innovation

Foodable

This month, in partnership with Branded Strategic Hospitality and Rever Networks, Foodable is hosting a forum on the future of restaurant and hospitality businesses, showcasing thought leaders, brands, and innovators who are already shaping the next foodservice revolution.

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. Many of the sessions throughout the conference highlighted how strong partnerships can help restaurants champion new technology innovations throughout a brand. The post HotSchedules Spark 2018: Reigniting your Restaurant Brand through Innovation appeared first on HotSchedules.

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3 Methods That Innovative Companies Use CRM Software

Bingage

The post 3 Methods That Innovative Companies Use CRM Software appeared first on Bingage Blog. With the introduction of customer relationship management (CRM) software, businesses of all types and sizes are able to nurture and strengthen their relationships with customers in a more efficient and productive way.

Uncovering 10 Ideas (Innovative) to Increase a Restaurant Sales

Bingage

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? if not with the intention of making a profit then why will one start a restaurant? Getting higher business sales is one of the main factors of a successful restaurant business.

Restaurants Should Seek Out Partnerships and Collaborations with Other Industries

Modern Restaurant Management

Marketing Operations collaborations pairings Innovation partnershipsI love NYC. I found my success in this city which is struggling amidst the Pandemic. This year, I have watched the news and social media, alongside the restaurant-owned communication channels, share their plight.

You Would Like Fries with That: Enabling the Next-Generation of Drive-Thru

Modern Restaurant Management

Drive-Thrus Ripe for Innovation. Equipment Law Operations AI automation drive thru drive-thru innovations NCR privacy and data securityArtificial intelligence (AI) is something most of us encounter in our everyday lives without even realizing it.

Blending Innovation With Tradition

The Wine Knitter

It is a source of ongoing research and innovative ideas. And due to the innovation of new winemakers, Grillo has a wide range of styles, from crisp and savory, to structured and mature. There is a rumor circulating that I’ve been having an ongoing love affair with Sicily. I must confess it is true and it can be confirmed by all the stories I’ve written about this magical island throughout the past several years. The wines of Sicily never cease to impress me.

Restaurant Growth Strategies

The Restaurant Group

As any restaurant operator can confirm, succeeding in the modern marketplace requires constant innovation and the ability to capitalize on the latest trends. Embrace innovation. Innovation doesn’t need to end there, however.

COVID-19 Restaurant Industry Trends

The Restaurant Group

The restaurant industry is nothing if not innovative and resilient. Through this innovation and will to thrive, businesses in the industry can capitalize on the opportunities available in this new environment. Changes and Opportunities in 2020 and Beyond.

Family Ties Unite Hospitality Industry During COVID-19 Outbreak

Sante

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. Blog marketing video

Eater Talks | How Restaurateurs Innovated Their Way Through 2020

EATER

share the challenges they faced in 2020 Eater Talks: How Restaurateurs Innovated Their Way Through 2020. ET, we’ll hear from four restaurateurs on how they innovated their way through this unpredictable year. The takeout window at Cubanos ATL | Ryan Fleisher /Eater.

HOSHIZAKI AMERICA, INC. ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF THE AWARD-WINNING MODWATER DISPENSER

Sante

“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.” Our attention to detail, continuous innovation, smart application of technology and commitment to the highest standards - ensures that our customers have exceptional quality products.

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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. When households have extra income, they will eat out more often and the National Restaurant Association found that 2019 should see continued sales growth.

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. In addition, think of innovative ways to decrease contact points, minimize time spent in the restaurant, and, overall, protect your customers’ well-being. . However, with these new innovative techniques, you may be pushing menu changes to the top of your list.

The Surprisingly Innovative Design of New York’s Streateries

EATER

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Best Restaurant Podcasts for 2020

Marketing4Restaurants

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. Culture Industry News Innovation Instagram marketing profitability restaurant Restaurant Trends Social MediaBest Restaurant Podcasts for 2020.

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Restaurant Sustainability Efforts and Customer Attraction

The Restaurant Group

Blog Commercial Kitchen Design Food Service Design Foodservice Equipment Foodservice Innovations Hospitality consultant Menu Design Opening restaurant Planning Restaurant Business Restaurant Business Manangement Restaurant Concept Restaurant Consultant Restaurant Consulting Restaurant Design Restaurant Tech Restaurant Kitchen Design Restaurant Owner Restaurant Renovation Restaurant Sustainability Restaurant TrendsRestaurant Best Practices.

How Community Gardens Became Outlets of Innovation for Former Restaurant Workers

EATER

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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 PlansCongratulations!

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.

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How Boulangerie Utopie Makes One of Paris’s Most Innovative Croissants

EATER

That’s when they opened Boulangerie Utopie, now known for one of the most coveted and innovative croissants in Paris. The sourdough croissant is the bakery’s take on the classic French pastry When bakers Erwan Blanche and Sébastien Bruno graduated culinary school, they say they couldn’t seem to find a spot in Paris that sold both bread and pastries in the same place, let alone ones that were homemade, good quality, and affordably priced.

TUNE IN NOW: Hear How Restaurateurs Innovated Their Way Through 2020

EATER

Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images. Join a discussion on the many creative solutions and pivots it took to make it through this year in the restaurant industry [link

3 Methods That Innovative Companies Use CRM Software

Bingage

The post 3 Methods That Innovative Companies Use CRM Software appeared first on Bingage Blog. With the introduction of customer relationship management (CRM) software, businesses of all types and sizes are able to nurture and strengthen their relationships with customers in a more efficient and productive way.

Good Food Guide Awards 2020 #poweredbykounta

Kounta

Reflecting the expert preparation and superb presentation that defines Kaiseki cuisine, as well as its sensitivity to the nuances of fresh, natural produce, Tomotaka and his team’s innovative fare invites diners on a culinary odyssey that is at once rooted in formality and tradition while offering an exhilarating contemporary dining experience. Behind the Kounta Future of Food Growth Hospitality Innovation

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2ndKitchen Named Winner of 19th Annual Chicago Innovation Awards

2ndKitchen

Chicago, IL — 2ndKitchen has been named one of the winners of the 19 th annual Chicago Innovation Awards. The Chicago Innovation Awards, celebrating its 19 th year, is the Chicago region’s foremost recognition of the most innovative new products or services brought to market each year. .