The restaurant industry is expanding at a strong pace again, but there's a difference to the growth and the strategies driving it. Chains are creating opportunities by peering further into the future and anticipating the trends in consumer preferences, restaurant recruitment, financing, politics and restaurant operations. They're hungering for ideas, innovation and insight.
05-29-2014 Restaurant Leadership
Published in Restaurant Leadership Update
Challenge has been a constant in the lives of Mark Kelly and Gabby Giffords. In a keynote address at RLC 2015, the astronaut and former Congresswoman will share how they find the resolve to lead extraordinary lives, even after tragedy struck in the form of a mad shooter’s bullet.
Ask any number of restaurant executives for a peek at their New Year’s resolutions and, chances are, finding a way to give a much-needed jolt to traffic will top most lists. That was the same force behind many of the plays drawn up this year by several industry all-stars. Their wins and losses offer a starting point for next year’s game plans.
Optimizing your food and labor costs with a back office solution is crucial in order to remain competitive today, but navigating back office systems can be a complex process. By becoming informed of the latest industry news and information, you can keep your business running efficiently and smoothly.
Consumers today are getting smart about their health, and your guests expect to see healthy choices alongside the not-so-healthy ones. As they wise up, it’s important for you—and for your business—to stay abreast of the latest trends to keep them satisfied and coming back for more.