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Operations

Throwing it all away

Paper and plastic ware can be a very important part of your operation, in terms of both price point and customer convenience. Here are some tips to help in your buying.

Selling LTOs

California Tortilla is proud of its wacky marketing campaigns—most of which happen on a pretty small budget. To launch their popular Fish Taco two years ago, the chain's founder came dressed up as a scuba diver and had buckets of water dumped on him—all recorded for posterity in a goofy YouTube video.

ATLANTA (July 2, 2011)—Buckhead Beef, a business unit of Sysco Corp. and a supplier of meat-based proteins to the food service market, plans to build a new...

Wolfgang Puck wants to be America’s go-to-chef, and his new iPhone/iPad app. launched mid-April, may just help him realize his dream.

It’s easy to get blinded by the newness of mobile payment technology, but the security issues aren’t that much different from older methods of taking payments.

An early user tries the Panera 2.0 mobile set-up, which enables customers to order up to five days in advance or bypass the cashiers to order and pay from their tables.

The percentage of job candidates using the app hit 20 percent in the first week, according to the chain.

Features to consider when building an app.

Yes, you have to spend it to make it. But why spend more money than you have to? The deals are out there, for everything from wine to cleaning services. You just have to know where to find them, or at least how to ask for them. We sent reporters out looking for all the best ways for restaurant operators to save money. They found some great tips, so take a look and save a few bucks.

Animal organs and extremities—collectively called offal—have traditionally elicited more “yucks” than “yums” among American diners. Recently, this perspective of the nasty bits is taking a turn from crass to curious, as more chefs are serving “everything but the squeal.”

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