Eat Beat Business http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/19831/more en Consortium fires next shot in mobile payment wars http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/consortium-fires-next-shot-mobile-payment-wars <div class="field-deck"> Forget Apple Pay, says a new mobile payment solution provider whose system lets restaurant operators avoid paying credit card fees. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Forget Apple Pay, says a new mobile payment solution provider whose system lets restaurant operators avoid paying credit card fees. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/consortium-fires-next-shot-mobile-payment-wars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/consortium-fires-next-shot-mobile-payment-wars#comments Eat Beat Business Consumer Trends Technology Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:49:00 +0000 37081 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Should you give it away? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/should-you-give-it-away <div class="node-body blog-body">The benefits may outweigh the risks of giving away free items, if you're confident in your restaurant</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/back-basics-restaurant-marketing">Back-to-Basics Restaurant Marketing</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/should-you-give-it-away" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/should-you-give-it-away#comments Industry Experts Blogs Eat Beat Business Marketing Back-to-Basics Restaurant Marketing Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:19:00 +0000 37071 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com 6 ways to finance a restaurant purchase http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/6-ways-finance-restaurant-purchase <div class="field-byline"> Bob House </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Any potential operator can choose from among a half-dozen financing options when buying a restaurant. 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http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/2015-restaurant-trends-preview-authenticity-wane#comments Eat Beat Business Food Trends Drink Trends Ultimate Beverage Solutions Gated Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:10:00 +0000 37051 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Chef-driven casual concepts, like Bob Kinkead&#39;s Campono, are popping up across the country.&nbsp;</p> Richard Melman, Sam Fox compare notes on the business http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/richard-melman-sam-fox-compare-notes-business <div class="node-body article-body">A MUFSO session spotlighted two much-admired concept creators.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/richard-melman-sam-fox-compare-notes-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/richard-melman-sam-fox-compare-notes-business#comments Industry Experts Eat Beat Business Owner Interviews Operations Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:10:00 +0000 36771 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Two designers tackle today’s restaurant design issues http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/two-designers-tackle-today-s-restaurant-design-issues <div class="field-deck"> Designers from Celano Design Studio and Kraemer Design Group discuss the challenges to designing restaurants as well as strategies to meet evolving consumer demands. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Celano Design Studio and Kraemer Design Group discuss the challenges to designing restaurants as well as strategies to meet evolving consumer demands.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/two-designers-tackle-today-s-restaurant-design-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/two-designers-tackle-today-s-restaurant-design-issues#comments Industry Experts Eat Beat Business New Restaurant Concepts Operations Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:24:00 +0000 36741 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Community tables are becoming more prevalent as restaurants cater to Millennials who enjoy sharing their experiences with others, designers say.</p> Celano Design Studio Study: Restaurant guests ready to embrace mobile payments http://restaurant-hospitality.com/eat-beat-business/study-restaurant-guests-ready-embrace-mobile-payments <div class="field-deck"> 5 things you need to know now </div> <div class="node-body article-body">5 things you need to know now</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/eat-beat-business/study-restaurant-guests-ready-embrace-mobile-payments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/eat-beat-business/study-restaurant-guests-ready-embrace-mobile-payments#comments Eat Beat Business Consumer Trends Technology Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:05:00 +0000 36721 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Katie Button: An unlikely chef stakes her claim http://restaurant-hospitality.com/people-watch/katie-button-unlikely-chef-stakes-her-claim <div class="node-body article-body">Katie Button is an unlikely chef in an unlikely restaurant town</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/people-watch/katie-button-unlikely-chef-stakes-her-claim" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/people-watch/katie-button-unlikely-chef-stakes-her-claim#comments Eat Beat Business People to Watch Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:00:00 +0000 36591 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com How to tweak server habits for the Baby Boomer crowd http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/how-tweak-server-habits-baby-boomer-crowd <div class="field-byline"> Richard Spellman </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Baby Boomers, who wield the lion's share of disposable income, pay closer attention to service</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/how-tweak-server-habits-baby-boomer-crowd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/how-tweak-server-habits-baby-boomer-crowd#comments Eat Beat Business H.R./Legal Consumer Trends How To Training Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:47:00 +0000 36621 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Meal delivery service lures culinary talent from restaurants http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/meal-delivery-service-lures-culinary-talent-restaurants <div class="node-body article-body">Munchery opens a new front in the culinary talent war</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/meal-delivery-service-lures-culinary-talent-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/meal-delivery-service-lures-culinary-talent-restaurants#comments Eat Beat Business H.R./Legal Consumer Trends New Restaurant Concepts 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