Is Pizza at your Restaurant Still Hot?

Pizza consumption has reached a all time restaurant  highCheesy, gooey, mouthwatering pizza. There’s a reason it’s a perennial winner on favorite food lists. But is it as popular today as it’s been for the past 10, 25, or even 50 years?

The answer, according to food-centric research and consulting firm Technomic? A resounding yes.

Let’s take a closer look at Technomic’s findings, along with key takeaways for restaurant owners looking to serve up the perfect pizza-eating experience for customers. Continue reading Is Pizza at your Restaurant Still Hot?

5 Ways to Celebrate National Breakfast Month

Celebrate National Breakfast Month and pay more attention to your  breakfast habitsSeptember is just around the corner, bringing thoughts of cooler weather, fall foliage, and back-to-school. But another subject garners the spotlight when the final day of August comes to a close.

September is National Breakfast Month! Why does this meal merit an entire month in its honor? The answer is simple, and you’ve probably been hearing it for years: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day!
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Taking on Restaurant Chains: 5 Tips for One-Unit Eateries

Tips to help your eateries and one unit restaurants survive the threat of chain restaurantsSome days it feels like everywhere you turn there’s a shiny new chain restaurant opening up around the corner.

With fast casual on the rise and plenty of big business muscle behind these restaurant chains, keeping up can be an overwhelming prospect for today’s one-unit eateries. Continue reading Taking on Restaurant Chains: 5 Tips for One-Unit Eateries

Robots and Restaurants? Innovation is on the Rise

Robots are one of the many forms of food technology that are expected to transform the food industry. Innovation is key to staying alive and well in any industry — and the restaurant world is hardly exempt.

While we haven’t yet reached Jetson’s territory in terms of pressing a button and having meatloaf and mashed potatoes appear in front of us via pneumatic tube, it may be closer than we think. Continue reading Robots and Restaurants? Innovation is on the Rise

Iced Tea Drinks Taking Off on Restaurant Menus

Learn why any time is a good time for tea to be included in your restaurant menusThere are few drinks more refreshing on a steamy summer day than a chilled glass of freshly brewed iced tea.

In fact, iced tea is so popular at this time of year that June has officially been designated as National Iced Tea Month. And while iced tea dates all the way back to the Civil War era, its popularity has skyrocketed since then — both in its original incarnation and in the form of many different tasty variations. Continue reading Iced Tea Drinks Taking Off on Restaurant Menus

Repeat Diners: Five Ways to Keep Them Coming Back For More

5 ways to ensure that your diners become repeat dinersRepeat diners are a critical part of success in the contemporary business world, making up 71, 68, 64, 63 and 51 percent of sales at quick service, fast-casual, casual-dining, family-dining, and fine-dining establishments respectively, according to research from the National Restaurant Association (NRA). Continue reading Repeat Diners: Five Ways to Keep Them Coming Back For More

Five Tips for Perfect Pizza-Making

pizza-making tips to ensure that you churn out superior and delicious tasting pizza pies. Pizza one of life’s most scrumptious foods, but making this cheesy favorite is both a science and an art.

Anyone who has ever tried to make a pizza which fell short of their epicurean expectations may be hesitant to try again, but doing so is well worth the effort. Continue reading Five Tips for Perfect Pizza-Making

Three Ways to Diversify Your Restaurant Revenue Stream

revenueDiversification of revenue streams is a common business world practice.

Unfortunately, many restaurants are slow on the uptake when it comes to applying this concept to their own operations. In today’s competitive restaurant landscape, however, finding ways to diversify your revenue stream can mean the difference between momentum and stagnation. Continue reading Three Ways to Diversify Your Restaurant Revenue Stream