Time for a little retail therapy? For many restaurants, adding retail elements to their operations has become a ticket to survival over the past year and a half,
Fax machines, cash registers and loyalty punch cards have been part of the business mix for restaurants for years. But modern consumers expect a different level of
To boost sales and help patrons and employees feel more comfortable, restaurants are reducing touchpoints and seeking to create contactless experiences. Here we take a
According to Euromonitor, ghost kitchens could be a $1 trillion global business by 2030. Ghost kitchens are restaurants with no seats, whose business is all takeout.
In the age of COVID-19, the time has come to recast the self-service model.As hospitality designers and strategists, we can seize this opportunity to rethink
Opening a new restaurant is extremely stressful at any time but the COVID-19 pandemic has made nearly everything exponentially more difficult.
While much of the discussion surrounding COVID-19 has focused on how dining room shutdowns aimed at slowing the spread of the virus also slowed the restaurant businesses,
Your brand is what your restaurant is all about. It’s the sum and substance of who you are, what you stand for, your reason for being, and your restaurant’s moral
As product options and providers increase across the globe, narrowing down restaurant furniture can be difficult. Procurement can be even more difficult, particularly as
Restaurants are doing all they can to reassure customers that they’re clean and sanitary.
There are three main types of floors and each have pros and cons.
When it comes to keeping costs under control, there are several measures restaurant operators can take to ensure projects stay on task and on budget.
Ask anyone who has opened a restaurant to describe their experience with the permitting process, and responses will vary from “piece of cake” to “nightmarish.”
True Food Kitchen, the healthy-food brand founded by Sam Fox of Fox Restaurant Concepts and integrative medicine guru Dr. Andrew Weil, is looking at all types of
Expert advice on targeting underserved markets from executives at Wayback Burgers, Stoner's Pizza, and Denny's.
Every time you open a new restaurant, you’re taking a risk. Is the site good for business? Will there be sufficient customers? Will sales be high enough? There are two
Drive through any city in America and what will you see? You’ll likely spot McDonald’s golden arches, Starbucks’ green mermaid and numerous other well-known restaurant
When was the last time a new customer walked into a restaurant without having checked it out online?
There are a few key ways operators can pull together their product, service and environment.
Customers aren’t the only ones embracing game-changing new technologies in restaurant spaces.
Visit Tropical Smoothie Café in Tallahassee, Fla., and you’ll enter a 600-square-foot
There’s a rule of thumb in the restaurant industry that remodels should happen every seven years, but that’s not always best. This raises the question, when is
Opening new locations is a common occurrence for restaurant chains, but sometimes branching out can bring significant changes. As brands expand into
Italy-based illy coffee company opened two of its illy Caffè units in San
A new year will bring little to no traffic growth for the total U.S. foodservice market, according to market research firm ...
To keep a restaurant humming, every aspect of operations needs to run smoothly and efficiently. Just one detail gone awry —
In restaurant design, every detail matters, from the ceiling to the floor and everything in between. While many bits and pieces come together in one harmonious design,
Connors Steak & Seafood recently opened its fourth location, this one in Franklin, Tenn.
Restaurants leverage technology and their passion to do right by the environment to adopt best practices for water conservation.
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