How and where people sit in a restaurant makes a huge difference in their dining experience. Not only does the seating have to be comfortable and accommodating, but it also must fit in with the rest of the atmosphere and aesthetic. Fortunately, restaurant seating solutions are more diverse and comprehensive than ever before.
When it comes to commercial kitchen costs and efficiency in restaurants, one pain point is the cost of labor, and the difficulty finding it. Between increases in wages, goods, and services over the last few years, foodservice operators are always looking at ways to reduce the cost of staffing, especially when those staff members are so difficult to find in the first place.
Nothing lasts forever, especially customer preferences. From fashion trends to music, the way people consume things develops over time, including literal tastes and dining preferences. New and emerging progressions in the way people order and eat food from restaurants mean that restaurant menu trends also need to change in order to meet the new customer demand.
Last month, we had the pleasure to attend the National Restaurant Show in Chicago. While we always look forward to this annual event, we were especially excited this year because we went with Tess. Who's Tess? She's our new social media and marketing manager.
Simplifying the ordering process while ensuring food quality and safety has never been more important, particularly on college campuses. By focusing on student satisfaction and addressing common issues, colleges and universities can upgrade their C&U foodservice options and cultivate a happier, healthier campus community.
Schools often need to replace or acquire foodservice equipment for their cafeterias. But how do school nutrition teams accomplish that when feeding students five days a week? Planning equipment purchases in advance on a timeline can help set schools up for success.
Increasing profit margins and the number of repeat restaurant visitors require more than hungry people and a meticulously plated meal. So how can commercial kitchens stay ahead of trends and help their teams increase customer loyalty?
Numerous restaurant chains are looking for ways to increase the return on their investment, particularly with the cost of everything from food to labor going up. Restaurants that are able to boost their profit margins will have an easy time staying afloat in a competitive environment, and that means investing in the right equipment. What do chain restaurants need to keep in mind if they want to increase their ROI?
Yes, it's early November. Yes, in some department stores, holiday displays have been out for more than a month. It's also time to start thinking about holiday office parties and winter-themed celebrations. Yes, we have a checklist to help you make the most of your service, but first some basics.
Stadium suites, also known as luxury boxes, are the perfect place to help drive business deals, treat employees, or just enjoy the game away from the rest of the crowd. The way suites are set up, and the expectations around them, have changed over time. Now fans expect certain features that take the suite, and their game experience, to a new level. Meeting those expectations can help a stadium create more profits and customer satisfaction from clients with the budget to make large purchases.