In this first-ever reader survey, rd+d asked subscribers to name the biggest trends and challenges in restaurant development and design in 2019. The survey
Technology is clearly changing the face of the restaurant industry, and operators must decide how to implement new technology to keep up. However, it is key for
Domino’s Pizza partnered with Nuro to use the robotics company’s unmanned fleet of vehicles to deliver pizza in Houston.
Chipotle Mexican Grill opened its 2,500th restaurant, this one in Concord, Calif. It’s a milestone that comes on the heels of a reorganization and a focus on tech for the
Technology can be used in your restaurant to impact the customer experience, communicate the concept's brand messaging and increase an operation's efficiency. However,
When was the last time a new customer walked into a restaurant without having checked it out online?
Mobile technology is top of mind for many restaurant franchise owners and franchisors, according to the results of a survey conducted by TD Bank at the
It’s a sign of the future: Birdcall is a new restaurant chain in Denver that doesn't have traditional front of house staff.
My restaurant is consistently too loud and guests complain that they can’t hold a conversation. What can I do to solve this problem?
Healthy fast-casual chain UFood Grillentered the Maryland market with a 42-seat, 2,000-square-foot location in Owings Mills. It
While new technologies promise to make restaurants more efficient, operators should focus on using them to improve the customer experience.
Johnny Rocketsopened 61 units globally in 2016, an increase of more than 10 percent. The chain attributes this success to its
“Better burger” chain Smashburger announced that it has opened two new locations on college campuses.
Fast-casual burger chain Burger Fi has opened its first store in London. This is the chain’s second international location; the first
Three restaurants put their dry-aging rooms on display.
This fast-casual chain managed internal and external relationships to update its look.
An attractive curb appeal gets passersby to stop and look, draws them into the restaurant and sets up the beginning of a remarkable dining experience. “Curb appeal — it’s
During rd+d’s recent webcast, Designers Dish, Live! (you can hear the
E Squared Hospitality (E2), the New York City–based group behind such beefy full-service brands as BLT Steak, BLT Prime and BLT Burger, last summer added a
"Great food and service, but the place was so loud we had to shout over dinner. Not cool.” Comments like this are all too common in
In partnership with ESquared Hospitality, The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba opened a new
Taco Bell physically relocated its first-ever store in Downey, Calif., to the
Imagine your new restaurant 10 years from now.
Promising "happiness...and a side" in about 60 seconds, Los Angeles-based Box Brands aims to shake up the fast-food industry with its interactive, automated fresh burrito
Less than eight months after announcing a partnership with Ziosk to bring tabletop tablets to all company-owned restaurants, ...
The year is 1912. Do you know where your lunch is? If you live in New York City, there is a good chance that it's behind small glass doors at the Horn & Hardart
Would your spouse believe that you've changed simply because you drop a couple of hundred dollars on some expensive new denim and a designer jacket? (Well, my wife tells
Tablet technology puts flexibility, control – and fun – in customers' hands.