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The latest news and trends in restaurant technology
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What says 'value' to delivery customers?

Convenience may be the primary attraction to delivery, yet research shows that getting a bargain is right up there, too. But what constitutes value? We found out by putting delivery services to a test.

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The 7 most important tech developments of 2016

A look at the innovations that have changed operations for the restaurant industry—and will continue to make waves in the future.

The store will also use $15 an hour as its base wage, and feature a kitchen designed to maximize throughput.

The automated assembly system does everything from spreading the dough to adding the pepperoni.

Third-party delivery may be getting all the buzz, but a growing number of operations are showing renewed interest in a more familiar means of capturing off-premise sales.

One reason why some restaurants have been hesitant to switch to cloud computing is the need for an always-on Internet connection. What happens if the Internet goes down?

Mobile smartphone apps are quickly becoming the go-to platform for ordering takeout. According to a new eMarketer report, “Mobile Fast Food Marketing: How QSRs and Fast Casuals Are Getting Quicker and Faster,” more consumers are making their dining decisions en route via the smartphone.

From apps to tabletop tablets to self-ordering kiosks, the switch to consumer-facing technology is putting more tasks—and power—in the hands of the consumer.

Waffle House, a coffee-counter concept that hasn’t generated gasps with its tech innovations to date, is pairing up with the latest in app-based sharing, a new service that’s equal parts eBay and Uber.

Finding the technology that works for your operation and getting buy-in from the CEO down to franchisees is no easy feat. Here’s what’s helped other operators successfully implement tech in their restaurants.

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