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The Logistics Of A James Beard Dinner

MANHATTAN (September 29, 2011 - Ottawa Citizen)—By any measure, serving an impeccable dinner for 80 discerning New Yorkers in an internationally recognized...

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Restaurants get creative with QR codes

According to a 2012 study by mobile barcode producer Scanbuy, quick serve restaurants are behind only consumer packaged goods companies in their use of QR code for promotional campaigns. Here are some QR campaigns that caught our attention, and more importantly, the customers'.

HOUSTON (May 20, 2013)—Sysco Corporation, North America's largest foodservice distribution company, introduced its new Solutions and Services business,...

Following the money could have triggered a whiplash epidemic this week. Darden didn’t make enough of it, fueling speculation of management changes, while disgruntled restaurant buyers said they want a professional snoop to determine exactly where theirs went. A hefty round of fines underscores who was really behind last month’s fast-food wage protests, and employees in Michigan are learning what it’s like to have skin in the game.

Mobile apps still seem to be that white whale many operators can’t bag.

Dessert menus are making news with hand-crafted ice creams flavored with pretty far-out ingredients.

Point-of-sale technology affects every aspect of foodservice operations. The Web and wireless technology have freed the POS system for more wide-ranging tasks, like interfacing efficiently with customers. Today’s technology gives customers more control over the dining experience and frees up some labor.

(June 16, 2010)—Suppliers, fishermen, restaurateurs and retailers across the United States are stocking up on Gulf of Mexico seafood, redeploying boats and...

Although consumption of carbonated soft drinks fell last year and CSDs lost market share, the category is still effervescent.

Mobile payments have been high on the list of "next big things" in technology for quite awhile, but it’s only recently the market has started to heat up. Mobile payments promise convenience and speed for consumers, while lowering costs and generating more customer data for businesses.

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