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50 Great Ideas

The top industry ideas we've spotted in the last year

50 Great Ideas

34. Viral table

When new steakhouse Boston Chops designed its layout, it included an Instagrammers table. The table, which cost $10,000 to build and outfit, includes customizable features that are controlled by the g...

50 Great Ideas

37. Discounting desserts

At the Citibank corporate cafeteria in New York City, desserts are 50% off in the late afternoon.

To be a more appealing employer, the HR team for convenience chain RaceTrac went through its rules with one question in mind: If a policy is not there to keep customers or employees safe, question it....

Punch Bowl Social has found its guests are drinking differently than in the past, often imbibing less frequently or at different occasions. In response, the chain’s beverage director, Patrick Williams...

Servers at Snooze, an A.M. Eatery’s Scottsdale, Ariz., location get to pick a table or two each day to receive a free pancake or another signature menu item. The freebies serve as an incentive to gene...

The KFC Foundation, a nonprofit funded by KFC franchisees, launched MyChange, a personal finance program for employees at participating U.S. KFC locations. The goal of the program is to promote financ...

The dining team at Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pa.,  makes hash browns using low-carb vegetables such as celery root, rutabaga and kohlrabi. The team says the menu item is a way to appea...

The director of dining services at Purdue University sends a weekly Friday Follow-up email to connect with staff on all levels. It outlines what happened that week and what is coming up as well as pra...

The Veggie Grill chain has developed a tech stack that includes computer modeling to improve service time. Its first restaurant in Chicago, where it launched the program, has monitors that allow for o...

To help staffers feel empowered, Cava launched a Just Say Yes campaign. The Mediterranean fast casual wants staffers to feel they have ownership of the guest occasion, CEO Brett Schulman said at the R...

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