Bob Krummert

Trendinista: Do social media rankings trump a Beard Award?
Beard Award winners barely register on a new Top 50 restaurant list that uses social media data to produce its rankings.
All-male Hooters knockoff: Will the dudes abide?
Tallywackers could become one of the hottest concepts to hit the industry in years.
Tips to craft a winning wine list
Ace sommeliers say your wine program will be more profitable and popular when these seven styles aren’t part of it.
Menu Moves: Chipotle customers asking, 'Where’s the carnitas?'
Patrons balk when a shortage of humanely raised pork puts the fast casual giant’s commitment to sustainable sourcing to the test.
How one California restaurant is dealing with the drought 1
An innovative California chef has come up with an alternative dishwashing procedure that cuts his kitchen’s water usage by 80 percent.
Trendinista: Cannabis market ready for culinary touch
There’s a big surprise to be found in the first set of full-year sales figures for legal marijuana in Colorado: recreational users like to eat pot almost as much as they like to smoke it.
Study: Best ways to boost restaurant marketing ROI
Promotional tools abound, but many operators lack the time and money needed to use them effectively.
Study: Pop-up restaurants provide fast track to growth
Fans of temporary eateries want an out-of-the-ordinary dining experience. Giving them one can make you and your restaurant brand famous in a hurry.
Menu Moves: Add name-brand reds to your wine list
Restaurant wine sales should trend up this year, with customers ordering brands and labels they’ve seen on retail store shelves.
Trendinista: Yelp reviews could trigger health inspections 2
Wording found in anonymous online reviews may soon determine how frequently local health officials inspect your restaurant.
Steve Case wants to hear your restaurant pitch
AOL founder Steve Case is looking for new restaurant concepts to add to his portfolio during his “Rise of the Rest” road tour this May.
Trendinista: Mixologists raise the bar for cheap drinks
Craft cocktails are still hot, but budget-minded bar patrons also crave low-end libations made with a mixologist’s mindset.
Meet your new target customers: Generation Z 1
With Millennials cutting back on restaurant visits, perhaps it’s time for restaurants to reach out to Gen Z.
Reports: Boom times back for restaurants
February’s epic blast of winter weather temporarily slowed the restaurant industry’s rapid rate of growth—but by a lot less than you’d think.
Forget Apple Watch. Restaurants need a SCiO.
A new tech device could quickly—and cheaply—solve many problems that bedevil full-service operators.

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