social responsibility

Testa Produce Continues to "Green" Its Delivery Fleet

CHICAGO (July 2, 2013)—Testa Produce, which added two all-electric trucks to its delivery fleet earlier this year, is now adding 10 new trucks that run on...

The waiting game

Busy times are restaurants’ bread and butter. But a busy restaurant often means hungry guests are kept waiting. If operators manage wait times properly, though, they can create positive feelings in guests and boost business. Here are some skills to work on.

Industry leaders gathered at a first-of-its-kind conference this week to draft a plan for turning healthful, sustainable food into more of a sales and profit generator for the foodservice industry.

When it comes to attracting restaurant customers, restroom cleanliness may be as important as food, service and ambience. That finding was reported in a survey of over 1,000 adults by Clorox Professional Products Company.

Mike Roberts’ is doing what he’s always done: following the customer. It’s tempting to see Guest Editor Mike Roberts’ new LYFE Kitchen and its array of socially responsible attributes as a departure from his old job as Global President and COO of McDonald’s.

Starbucks chief Howard Schultz called on restaurateurs who packed his keynote address at the National Restaurant Association to take greater responsibility.

Cleanliness (96%), menu selection and variety (94%) and comfortable seating (91%) are the most important components of creating a visit-worthy atmosphere at a restaurant, according to a new report from Mintel.

There are “new rules” to competing in the restaurant industry, attendees of the Restaurant Leadership Conference learned during an opening breakout session hosted by Darren Tristano and Ron Paul of Technomic Inc. They outlined 10 strategies for restaurateurs to consider.

HOUSTON (January 31, 2013 - Globe Newswire)—Sysco Corporation launched its sixth annual and most-comprehensive-to-date sustainability report, which focuses...

CHICAGO (January 15, 2013 - PR Newswire)—Testa Produce has added two new trucks to its delivery fleet, both of which operate solely on electricity...

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