Operations

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Orlando’s Restaurant Scene Is Now Thinking Bigger Than Giant Turkey Legs

6 days ago

Orlando is attractive to independent restaurateurs because of math. The startup costs are low and the number of diners looking for a decent meal who are happy to spend for it is higher than usual.

Operations

Vegan Restaurants Move From the Fringe to the Spotlight

7 days ago

Consumers' demand for organic, locally sourced dining is giving rise to restaurants that specialize in a particular food philosophy, showing others what it's like when your operations match your marketing.

Operations

Just Eat Is Outperforming Rivals Amazon and Uber Across the UK

2 weeks ago

Just Eat's success goes hand in hand with the shrinking of the UK's traditional restaurant industry in a post-Brexit landscape.

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What It’s Like to Run a Kitchen in the Middle of Nowhere

2 weeks ago

McMurdo Station is a U.S. research center in Antarctica that houses the largest community on the continent—the population swells to over 1,000 in the summer—and a lot of logistics go into feeding employees literally in the middle of nowhere.

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Insights on Today’s Tipping Economy from an Employee Perspective

1 month ago

Tipping is seen by some as an outdated concept in America, and a few vanguard restaurateurs have been trying to change how employees are compensated. But old habits die hard for both servers and customers.

Operations

Square Grows in the Third Quarter, Driven by Bigger Retail Merchants and New Services

1 month ago

The ease of use for consumers and businesses alike make Square a smart choice in many cases, and as it adjusts to better meet the needs of larger businesses it is recognizing that it can carry this experience over to restaurants and other operators with slightly more complicated needs.

Operations

To Better Understand Inflation in the U.S., Look at Prices on Menus

1 month ago

The wrench in this theory, of course, is that there may just be too many restaurants right now.

Operations

There Are Too Many Restaurants in the U.S. Now What?

1 month ago

Corporate competition and diner retention strategies are important for big business, but don't forget the volume of restaurants in the U.S. directly affects the people that run and work in restaurants.

Operations

Meal-Kit Startup HelloFresh Hopes for IPO Success That Eluded Blue Apron

2 months ago

Meal kits are a threat to restauarants for as long as they’re allowed to operate at a loss while giving potential diners a reason to stay home.

People

Video: Noma’s René Redzepi Hates Routine

2 months ago

How does one of the best chefs in the world keep from falling into the routine of his own success? By challenging the notion of a restaurant, tirelessly iterating on new ideas, and working hard to push himself well out of his comfort zone.

People

Northern California’s Wine Industry Assesses Post-Wildfire Landscape

2 months ago

The rebuilding and replanting will have a long-term impact on the valleys that will be felt in restaurants far beyond the region.

Strategy

San Francisco’s Souvla Announces Smart Delivery-Only Pop-Up in New York

2 months ago

This is a perfect, tech-savvy move by Souvla to introduce New Yorkers to its much-loved menu offerings. I'll always have that hometown San Francisco pride, but I'm pulling for a proper NYC location of my favorite fast-casual spot.