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Technology

The latest news and trends in restaurant technology
Technology

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Today’s high-tech software and supporting systems can streamline management functions, ensure consistency in multi-unit restaurants and improve unit level and company profits.

Technology

Chefs Feed expands into social media and 16 locales

Launched in late 2011, the free Chefs Feed app for iPhone and iPad has quickly become a favorite with chefs and their fans, registering more than 100,000 users in less than a year.

The burgeoning world of mobile has been on a slow collision course with the restaurant industry. But it may be time to speed things up.

How restaurants are delivering high-touch service in a high-tech, self-serve world.

Restaurants are realizing they need to pay as much attention to technology as they traditionally have to such success factors as food and operations. Here are the developments that demanded that focus in the past year.

This close restaurant approximation of Uber could revolutionize the business. Here's how it works.

Industry experts offer their guesses on what the unit of the future will look like.

A thought-out plan is key to long-term success.

The griddle—long the workhorse of interstate truck stops and fast-food burger stands—is quietly finding its way into more restaurants up and down the luxury scale.

It’s not quite an avalanche, but iPad point of sale software is unfurling out into the marketplace at a heightened pace. Touting wireless connectivity, anywhere, anytime access and quick response to menu and room changes, the field is crowded with options, as newcomers to the market, like Lavu and Breadcrumb, join more established POS vendors like Micros, Revel Systems and Aloha.

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