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Dec 2, 2014
Dinner by drone supplies a wow factor
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....
Nov 19, 2014
Chicago operator mines customer data to drive profits, growth
Four Corners Tavern Group uses the data to target repeat guests and help build a loyalty program....
Nov 14, 2014
Trendinista: Are tech-savvy diners getting too much information?
New apps give guests a heads up on how busy a restaurant is before they arrive....
Nov 3, 2014
Trendinista: Technology at the table
If you haven’t addressed mobile payment options yet, be warned. Diners are going to be requesting—and expecting—easier ways to pay the tab with their phone....
Oct 29, 2014
Consortium fires next shot in mobile payment wars
Forget Apple Pay, says a new mobile payment solution provider whose system lets restaurant operators avoid paying credit card fees....
Oct 22, 2014
Study: Restaurant guests ready to embrace mobile payments
5 things you need to know now...
Oct 20, 2014
Will Apple Pay change the future of mobile payments?
The mobile payment system Apple Pay debuts this week...
Sep 26, 2014
Full-service restaurants struggle with mobile
The move to responsive design is killing mobile website load times, according to a study conducted by The Search Agency....
Sep 10, 2014
Wineries hit hard by Napa earthquake
Apple’s mobile payments technology expected to make waves, and non-alcoholic beverage offerings evolving....
Aug 27, 2014
CBS: OpenTable reservation app pushes digital wallet movement forward
With OpenTable, you can use your phone to make a reservation and pay for your meal....
Aug 27, 2014
How mobile orders could transform the industry
5 things you need to know now, including a look at your next competitor and the big weekend for beer sales....
Aug 19, 2014
Use 'big data' to personalize the dining experience
Today’s technology provides restaurants with more actionable data about their guests....
Aug 18, 2014
8 ways technology can raise your game
Streamlined operations and a smoother guest experience are both within reach. But where to start?...
Jul 30, 2014
Technology keeps food trucks rolling
While food trucks may look like a stripped down version of a restaurant, they rely on similar—and often more advanced—technology to streamline operations....
May 23, 2014
5 consumer technology trends impacting restaurants
Wondering how technology enhances consumers’ restaurant experience? Check out these numbers....
May 22, 2014
Video takeaways from the 2014 NRA show
Attendees and speakers at the recent National Restaurant Association show discuss trends in the restaurant space....
May 19, 2014
How tech revolution is driving industry evolution
Innovations are helping operators boost data-driven marketing and consumer engagement, NRA Show panelists said....
May 14, 2014
How net neutrality issue could impact restaurants
The ability for Internet service providers to charge tiered pricing would put restaurants with smaller online marketing budgets behind the eight ball....
May 12, 2014
Making sense of technology at the NRA Show
Fig & Olive tech guru Matthew Joseph provides a tips on navigating the technology pavilion at the 2014 National Restaurant Association Show....
May 2, 2014
Can you capitalize on Foursquare’s ‘metamorphosis’?
Foursquare remains a viable digital marketing channel for restaurants and should be monitored alongside other social sites....
Apr 23, 2014
How data-focused hiring streamlines the process
More robust employer and job seeker profiles make for better matches....
Apr 22, 2014
Tablet tech: The momentum is building
Restaurants are adopting tabletop tablet technology at a furious pace. Next we’ll find out how big a difference it makes from the customer’s perspective....
Apr 16, 2014
How guest management systems can streamline operations
New systems better serve both front- and back-of-house needs....
Apr 11, 2014
Google Glass augments restaurant show reality
Attendees at the 2014 Northwest Foodservice Show use wearable technology to amplify their show floor experience....
Apr 8, 2014
How to curtail time theft with technology
The costs of falsified reporting can add up quickly; technology helps keep employees honest....
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