Ideas

Tips and tricks for understanding your customers and growing your restaurant business

Sharon Koval, assistant digital marketing manager at Pei Wei, and Sara Rush Wirth, managing editor of Restaurant Business, discuss mobility and marketing to millennials at FSTEC....

50 Great Ideas
Rank Idea Location(s) Restaurant(s)
1 A smallwares sidewalk sale San Francisco Cotonga; Quince
2 Deliver a taste of catering Multiple locations Roti; Chick-fil-A
3 Butcher paper menus are on a roll N/A N/A
4 Chef for a night Multiple locations Benihana
5 Service in sign language Toronto Signs
Innovations

To say opening a restaurant for the first time is tough could be a prime contender for understatement of the year. From financing to inspections to hiring, there’s a whole gamut to consider—and...

Marketing

Sharon Koval, assistant digital marketing manager at Pei Wei, and Sara Rush Wirth, managing editor of Restaurant Business , discuss mobility and marketing to millennials at FSTEC . NRA CIO Kevin...

Social Media

If you’re not already doing so, the time to pay attention to Snapchat is now. The social channel reaches 41% of 18- to 34-year-olds in the U.S. on a given day, according to a Nielsen study. And it’s...

Consumer Trends

Providing exclusive consumer trends and insights to enhance your marketing strategy. Powered by Technomic . “Technomic is a Chicago-based consulting and research firm providing a 360° view of the...

Design

While some established chains are broaching fast casual with entirely new concepts, Pizza Hut is trying a different tack. It’s debuted a fast-casual prototype under the Pizza Hut name, and is...