Technology http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6754/more en Survey: Mobile users likely to preview restaurant menus http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/survey-mobile-users-likely-preview-restaurant-menus <div class="field-deck"> Mobile users are also hungry for deals, the study found. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mobile provides an important tool in searches for restaurants and dining deals.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/survey-mobile-users-likely-preview-restaurant-menus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/survey-mobile-users-likely-preview-restaurant-menus#comments Social Media Technology Tue, 17 May 2016 13:37:00 +0000 54341 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Younger diners are most likely to shop for restaurants on their phones.</p> Thinkstock Millennials to restaurants: give us more tech http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/millennials-restaurants-give-us-more-tech <div class="field-deck"> An Oracle study shows that most restaurants aren’t as connected as they should be with younger customers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An Oracle study shows that most restaurants aren’t as connected as they should be with younger customers. </div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/millennials-restaurants-give-us-more-tech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/millennials-restaurants-give-us-more-tech#comments Consumer Trends Technology Mon, 25 Apr 2016 15:45:00 +0000 53841 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Restaurants that aren&#39;t making the most of mobile are&nbsp;falling short for millennials, Oracle research suggests.</p> Thinkstock Kick apps: Up your game with these digital tools http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/kick-apps-your-game-these-digital-tools <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Digital apps can help restaurant operators do their jobs more effectively and profitably. Here are five to check out.</p> </div> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/kick-apps-your-game-these-digital-tools#comments Operations Technology Wed, 23 Mar 2016 15:13:00 +0000 52921 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Consider options for mobile apps http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/consider-options-mobile-apps <div class="field-byline"> Andrew Levi </div> <div class="field-deck"> Restaurants are under increasing pressure to connect with consumers through apps. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurants are under increasing pressure to connect with consumers through apps.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/consider-options-mobile-apps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/consider-options-mobile-apps#comments Marketing Technology Mon, 21 Mar 2016 12:39:00 +0000 52731 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>An app makes it easier for customers to find your restaurant. But which app is right for you?</p> Thinkstock 2016 outlook: Restaurant technology takes a back seat http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trends/2016-outlook-restaurant-technology-takes-back-seat <div class="field-deck"> Restaurants will face some big challenges this year, but addressing them won’t necessarily require large capital expenditures. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurants will face some big challenges this year, but addressing them won’t necessarily require large capital expenditures.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trends/2016-outlook-restaurant-technology-takes-back-seat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trends/2016-outlook-restaurant-technology-takes-back-seat#comments Trends Operations Technology Mon, 14 Mar 2016 19:14:00 +0000 52621 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Customers value digital menus and online order capability over other technologies used in restaurants.</p> Thinkstock How technology is tackling the food waste problem http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/how-technology-tackling-food-waste-problem <div class="field-byline"> Steve Hershberger </div> <div class="field-deck"> From more precise guest orders to waste analysis, innovations are reducing inefficiencies. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">From guest orders to inventory monitoring, technology is making restaurants more efficient.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/how-technology-tackling-food-waste-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/how-technology-tackling-food-waste-problem#comments Equipment Operations Technology Tue, 23 Feb 2016 16:11:00 +0000 51931 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Waste not: Restaurant-related food waste is a huge concern, but solutions are helping operators grapple with it better.</p> Getty Images Kick Apps: Rock your work and personal lives with these digital tools http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/kick-apps-rock-your-work-and-personal-lives-these-digital-tools <div class="node-body gallery-body">Get healthy, get organized and get more productive with these five apps.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/kick-apps-rock-your-work-and-personal-lives-these-digital-tools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/kick-apps-rock-your-work-and-personal-lives-these-digital-tools#comments Operations Technology Tue, 23 Feb 2016 15:30:00 +0000 51871 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Card-linked offers: A loyalty alternative for restaurant operators http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/card-linked-offers-loyalty-alternative-restaurant-operators <div class="field-byline"> Megan Flynn </div> <div class="field-deck"> Small- to mid-sized restaurants can benefit from outsourcing loyalty programs to CLO administrators. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As consumers shift away from loyalty key fobs or punch cards toward mobile wallet payments and loyalty- and offer-enabled credit-debit cards, the power of card-linked offers (CLO) can build customer loyalty.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/card-linked-offers-loyalty-alternative-restaurant-operators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/card-linked-offers-loyalty-alternative-restaurant-operators#comments Marketing Technology Mon, 22 Feb 2016 15:49:00 +0000 51851 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Destination dining, the Tesla way http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/destination-dining-tesla-way <div class="field-deck"> Restaurant locations are already a key part of this cutting-edge car company’s nationwide charging infrastructure. It wants to add more. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurant locations are already a key part of this cutting-edge car company’s nationwide charging infrastructure. It wants to add more.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/destination-dining-tesla-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/destination-dining-tesla-way#comments Operations Technology Fri, 22 Jan 2016 20:00:00 +0000 51001 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Crack Shack: High tech in open-air environment http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/crack-shack-high-tech-open-air-environment <div class="field-deck"> How a new fast-casual restaurant integrated security and entertainment. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Crack Shack combines a simple, chef-driven chicken-and-egg menu, craft beers and high-tech automation, video and audio entertainment</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/crack-shack-high-tech-open-air-environment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/crack-shack-high-tech-open-air-environment#comments Operations Fast-Casual Technology Thu, 21 Jan 2016 16:00:00 +0000 51031 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Designed by Bluemotif Architecture, The Crack Shack features high-tech, integrated security, video and audio systems.</p> Joe Polillio