Technology http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6754/more en Kick apps: 5 cool digital tools for restaurants http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/kick-apps-5-cool-digital-tools-restaurants <div class="node-body gallery-body">Mobile apps promise to help you operate your restaurant more efficiently</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/kick-apps-5-cool-digital-tools-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/kick-apps-5-cool-digital-tools-restaurants#comments Equipment Technology Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:59:00 +0000 40691 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com 4 steps to a healthier computer system http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/4-steps-healthier-computer-system <div class="field-byline"> Brad Harding </div> <div class="field-deck"> A few simple practices can ensure optimal computer performance, saving restaurants both money and time. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"> A few simple practices can ensure optimal computer performance, saving restaurants both money and time.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/4-steps-healthier-computer-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/4-steps-healthier-computer-system#comments How To Technology Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:00:00 +0000 39771 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 3D food edges closer to reality for restaurants http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/3d-food-edges-closer-reality-restaurants <div class="field-deck"> Now that the Culinary Institute of America will train chefs how to use 3D food printers, they could become more than just a thing. They could be the next big thing. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">3D food printers could be the next big thing</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/food-trends/3d-food-edges-closer-reality-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/3d-food-edges-closer-reality-restaurants#comments Food Trends Technology Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:00:00 +0000 39481 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Barilla is working with a research organization to develop a 3D pasta printing machine.</p> How Genghis Grill measures ROI on tabletop tablets http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/how-genghis-grill-measures-roi-tabletop-tablets <div class="field-deck"> The stir-fry chain is deploying freestanding tablets to increase table turns, interact with families and market directly to consumers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The stir-fry chain is deploying freestanding tablets to increase table turns, interact with families and market directly to consumers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/how-genghis-grill-measures-roi-tabletop-tablets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/how-genghis-grill-measures-roi-tabletop-tablets#comments Management Tips Consumer Trends How To Technology Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 39471 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>In a recent test at 18 Genghis Grill locations, tabletop tablets increased table turns 30 percent, more that one-third of all guests paid via tablet and servers benefitted from a 16-percent bump in tips.</p> Photo: E la Carte Will big data provide the restaurant industry’s 'Moneyball' moment? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/will-big-data-provide-restaurant-industry-s-moneyball-moment <div class="field-byline"> Anthony Lye </div> <div class="field-deck"> Now that mobile and cloud technology are cheap and widely available, any restaurant can collect, analyze and act on huge swaths of data. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Now that mobile and cloud technology are cheap and widely available, any restaurant can collect, analyze and act on huge swaths of data.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/will-big-data-provide-restaurant-industry-s-moneyball-moment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/will-big-data-provide-restaurant-industry-s-moneyball-moment#comments Eat Beat How To Technology Wed, 14 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 39241 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Rolling out a new app? Consider the tax issues first http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/rolling-out-new-app-consider-tax-issues-first <div class="field-byline"> Nikki Gold </div> <div class="field-deck"> Restaurants looking at adding an app might want to consult a tax advisor. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurants are finding that smartphone apps are becoming as necessary to their business as menus and napkins.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/rolling-out-new-app-consider-tax-issues-first" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/rolling-out-new-app-consider-tax-issues-first#comments Management Tips Eat Beat Marketing Technology Mon, 22 Dec 2014 20:28:00 +0000 38771 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 7 ways to strengthen mobile promotions http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/7-ways-strengthen-mobile-promotions <div class="field-byline"> Daniel Dreymann </div> <div class="field-deck"> Target the right audience, strategic discounts and other practices make for a more effective campaign. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Whether you are contemplating a mobile promotion for the first time or you’re a veteran, there are certain good practices that you should keep in mind. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/7-ways-strengthen-mobile-promotions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/7-ways-strengthen-mobile-promotions#comments Eat Beat Business Marketing How To Technology Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:58:00 +0000 38721 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Amazon, Uber enter restaurant delivery fray http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/amazon-uber-enter-restaurant-delivery-fray <div class="field-deck"> The market for restaurant takeout and delivery meals holds so much promise that tech titans are hustling to get involved. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Tech titans are hustling to get involved in the restaurant delivery game.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/amazon-uber-enter-restaurant-delivery-fray" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/amazon-uber-enter-restaurant-delivery-fray#comments Eat Beat Business Operations Technology Wed, 10 Dec 2014 19:01:00 +0000 38481 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Dinner by drone supplies a wow factor http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/dinner-drone-supplies-wow-factor <div class="field-deck"> Flying robots are on track to start delivering food and drinks to restaurant patrons by the end of 2015, while TGI Fridays' “mistletoe drone” already delivers a big surprise to its U.K. customers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Flying robots are on track to start delivering food and drinks to restaurant patrons by the end of 2015, while TGI Fridays' “mistletoe drone” already delivers a big surprise to its UK customers.</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/technology/dinner-drone-supplies-wow-factor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/dinner-drone-supplies-wow-factor#comments Eat Beat Business Operations Technology Tue, 02 Dec 2014 16:42:00 +0000 38181 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