We’re full on Summer here in the United States and last week, the heat did not disappoint, forcing eaters all over the Midwest and East Coast to turn off their ovens and head to a restaurant. Great news for the industry! Even better news, we’ve compiled five of our favorite recent foodservice news articles for your easy reading.
For the first time in 10 years, Krispy Kreme is rolling out a new store concept, and instead of relying on nostalgia, the company is pushing the brand forward via technology. The new design features digital menus boards, mobile ordering and quite a few other technologically-advanced components. Read all about it in Nation’s Restaurant News.
We love this feature from Restaurant Business. Get a comfy chair, click the link and dig deep into the Top 500 Chains. Overall unit growth among the “bigs” continued to slow. However, sales are up.
Another great resource, this time from FSR Magazine. This article has some amazing and useful data to peruse. For example, did you know that 60% of survey participants named high operating and food costs as the biggest challenge?
The best advice we got from this article: “Chill out and just make chilaquiles.” We couldn’t agree more! Food Management has more though, including tips on frittatas, overnight oats and an omelet hack.
Visiting eaters can be a massive source of sales for restaurants, even if your establishment isn’t in what you considered a tourist trap. Check out this article from FSR Magazine that provides advice on how to capture tourist sales.