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Technology Tracker

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Technology provides a power assist that helps operators improve efficiencies, ride out staffing gaps, reduce waste and enhance customer service.

Reinventing the Restaurant Experience

Reinventing the Restaurant Experience

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In today’s treat-forward culture, people are looking for consistent and reliable indulgences. Providing them is essential to competing successfully in today’s crowded and intensely competitive food marketplace.

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Top Ways to Keep Menus Nimble

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The foodservice landscape is a highly changeable one right now. Being able to adjust menus quickly is critical to satisfying customers and maintaining profitability.

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Today’s Loaded Lingo

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Plates aren’t the only place where mashups are being served in foodservice. Increasingly, newfangled descriptors are popping up on menus peppered with them. They translate trends – everything from the fusion of flavors or cuisines to how consumers use restaurants today.

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Put Labor-Saving Practices To Work

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Managing labor needs in ways that bolster business in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic is a true challenge. Now is the time to be proactive. Take steps that facilitate takeout and delivery service, keep your best workers working and continue to satisfy customers.

Freezing and Thawing Tips

Freezing and Thawing Tips

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Frozen meat, poultry, seafood and other perishable products can be a way to trim food costs and extend inventory. Freezing food with the proper techniques can help lock in quality and flavor. And while food is safe indefinitely while frozen, thawing frozen items should be done with food safety best practices to ensure it remains safe.

Maximizing Delivery Margins

Maximizing Delivery Margins

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One thing is certain: While customers are eagerly returning to dining out, they’ll continue to embrace the convenience of delivery when they’re craving their favorite menu items but want to stay in.

A View To 2022 Restaurant Trends

A View To 2022 Restaurant Trends

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As operators review key learnings of the past year, they’re also considering what has traction for the remainder of this year and what’s likely to carry over in 2022. Here’s what foodservice experts predict.

2022 Restaurant Trends

2022 Restaurant Trends

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As we begin 2022, it is important to bring attention to this year’s emerging food trends and flavors that are influenced by current cultural trends and consumer desires in the restaurant industry.

Create A Winning Restaurant Culture

Create A Winning Restaurant Culture

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Employee retention is an ongoing priority in foodservice. It reduces labor costs and keeps food and service standards consistently high. One way to achieve this is via a strong operational culture of support, mentoring and interconnectedness.