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Managing and Reporting Servers’ Tips

Aleks Stepanovich had worked in the restaurant industry for years—from server to manager to an operator—and saw firsthand the hassles that came from distributing tips fairly and reporti

Guests are Judging Your Restaurant Menu

Shifting menu trends in the industry mean that restaurateurs must continuously evaluate and update your menu.

Restaurant Group Creates its Own App

When Patrick Lee, owner and operator of the Grafton Group in Massachusetts, and his team of managers first dreamed up a tasting tour that would visit each of the group’s four properties, disc

Ruby Tuesday Aids Hiring and Onboarding with Oracle

Ruby Tuesday Inc., an American multinational foodservice hospitality company that owns, operates, and franchises Ruby Tuesday restaurants, has improved its applicant tracking and onboarding process

Dining App Hones in on Healthy, Social Choices

It took around two years for Shatabdi Basu and her team to compile all the research needed to launch Savoir, a dining discovery app that went live in July.

Darden Restaurants to Roll Out Guest Management Platform

QSR Automations, Inc., an industry leader in kitchen and guest management systems, announced Tuesday that it has partnered with Darden Restaurants for a nationwide roll out of its DineTime guest ma

Platform Integrates Service and Entertainment Into Dining Experience

Since debuting in 1985, Buzztime—a social entertainment and integrated marketing platform with more than 7 million player registrations—has changed quite a bit. CEO Ram Krishnan re

Multi-Unit Chains Keep a Local Focus

A major issue, Manish Patel, the founder and CEO of location-based digital marketing platform Where 2 Get It, believes, is when some of the nation’s biggest restaurant chains don’t thin

Cashless Financing

John Schmidt knows about opening restaurants. The owner of Seattle-area chains Lunchbox Laboratory and Neighborhood Grills, Schmidt opens a new store about once a year.

Waitlist Me App Helps Manage Summer Crowds

Restaurants are using Waitlist Me to handle the surge in demand