Eat Beat Business http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/19831/more en Flat Top Grill makeover taps into consumer trends http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/flat-top-grill-makeover-taps-consumer-trends <div class="field-deck"> Post-bankruptcy, a brand that has plodded along for two decades gets a push start from new owners, management. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Post-bankruptcy, a brand that has plodded along for two decades gets a push from new owners, management.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/flat-top-grill-makeover-taps-consumer-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/flat-top-grill-makeover-taps-consumer-trends#comments Eat Beat Business Owner Interviews Consumer Trends New Restaurant Concepts Operations Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:25:00 +0000 37741 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Inside Flat Top Grill's makeover http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/inside-flat-top-grills-makeover <div class="node-body gallery-body">Post-bankruptcy, a brand that has plodded along for two decades gets a push start from new owners, management.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/inside-flat-top-grills-makeover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/inside-flat-top-grills-makeover#comments Eat Beat Business Consumer Trends New Restaurant Concepts Operations Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:19:00 +0000 37781 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Chicago operator mines customer data to drive profits, growth http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/chicago-operator-mines-customer-data-drive-profits-growth <div class="field-deck"> Four Corners Tavern Group uses the data to target repeat guests and help build a loyalty program. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Four Corners Tavern Group uses the data to target repeat guests and help build a loyalty program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/chicago-operator-mines-customer-data-drive-profits-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/chicago-operator-mines-customer-data-drive-profits-growth#comments Management Tips Eat Beat Business How To Operations Bars & Taverns Technology Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:37:00 +0000 37761 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock How to leverage holiday traffic to build restaurant loyalty http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/how-leverage-holiday-traffic-build-restaurant-loyalty <div class="field-byline"> Jessica Williams </div> <div class="field-deck"> The holidays, typically a busy time for restaurants, provide an excellent opportunity to promote a loyalty program. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Testaurant loyalty programs have not exactly set the world on fire, but there is ample room for improvement and guests are interested in joining loyalty programs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/how-leverage-holiday-traffic-build-restaurant-loyalty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/how-leverage-holiday-traffic-build-restaurant-loyalty#comments Management Tips Eat Beat Business Marketing Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:00:00 +0000 37731 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Study: Open kitchens boost restaurants' bottom line http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/study-open-kitchens-boost-restaurants-bottom-line <div class="field-deck"> Customer satisfaction and employee productivity rise if patrons and cooks can see one another in restaurants. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Customer satisfaction and employee productivity rise if patrons and cooks can see one another in restaurants.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a 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cleanliness, safety at your restaurant http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-safety/display-cleanliness-safety-your-restaurant <div class="field-byline"> Steven Sklare </div> <div class="field-deck"> Too many restaurants with display kitchens are showing off bad habits and unsafe food-handling practices. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Too many restaurants with display kitchens are showing off bad habits and unsafe food-handling practices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-safety/display-cleanliness-safety-your-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-safety/display-cleanliness-safety-your-restaurant#comments Eat Beat Business Food Safety Operations Gated Wed, 12 Nov 2014 16:36:00 +0000 37581 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Restaurants finally give flour its due http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/restaurants-finally-give-flour-its-due <div class="field-deck"> 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