Articles by tag: Foodservice

How Have Drive-Thru and QSR Technologies Evolved during COVID-19?

The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted every corner of the foodservice industry, and this was especially true for drive-thru and QSR operations that had yet to digitize their drive-thru operations. With in-person dining off-limits for the better part of a year in many parts of the world, brands quickly shifted to prioritizing their drive-thrus. This spurred acceleration…

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Panera Boosts Catering Offering with Nationwide Rollout

Fast-casual staple Panera is making an interesting catering call – they’re ready to cater your next meeting, even if the employees attending it are spread out across the country. This is a response to a dramatic dip in catering revenue during the pandemic, as well as a forecast for work that will see many employees…

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Building a Restaurant Concept That Provides Unique Experiences

Modern Restaurant Manager Executive Editor and host of MarketScale’s The Main Course Barbara Castiglia was joined for this episode by a guest who’s gone to the dogs – literally. FreeRange Concepts Co-Founder Kyle Noonan has an extensive resume chock-full of experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry and, alongside Co-Founder Josh Sepkowitz, has crafted…

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What are Restaurant Owners Challenges Right Now?

On this episode of The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia and Mike Whatley, Vice President, State and Local Affairs for the National Restaurant Association, discussed the wide range of challenges facing restaurants during this period of reopening and efforts being made to help owners and operators address them. In particular, the duo tackled how restaurants…

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Taking On ‘Toxic Turnover’ in the Modern Restaurant Industry

On this episode of The Main Course with host Barbara Castiglia, ShiftPixy CEO Scott Absher outlined how his company is making staffing, particularly in the modern gig economy, simpler. ShiftPixy bills itself as “the cure for toxic turnover,” noting a vision to deliver an ecosystem that “enables you to share human capital and never…

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Discovering the Possibilities of Table Service at Quick Service Restaurants

Table service is an innovative and powerful way to optimize the kiosk environment and create a profitable ecosystem for foodservice and quick-service restaurant (QSR) operations. But what exactly is table service, and what are some best practices for putting it to work for your operation? Let’s take a look. What Is Table Service? Chances are,…

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Keeping Pace with the Shifting Restaurant Delivery Ecosystem

During the COVID-19 pandemic, food delivery, particularly from restaurants, has taken on a bigger role than arguable ever before. Restaurants are counting on delivery to bring in key revenue during this period of uncertainty, and Relay, a technology platform that helps facilitate that delivery, is committed to helping restaurants do just that. Relay connects…

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Ensuring Excellence: Jonathan Yu’s Commitment to Quality Control
June 15, 2024

Meet Jonathan Yu, the meticulous Quality Control Manager at Rentex, Philadelphia. Jonathan helps to ensure project success for Rentex customers by keeping all equipment is in tip-top shape. With the precision of a Jedi, he maintains the highest standards of quality and reliability, bringing unparalleled dedication his role. Join us in celebrating Jonathan’s hard work…

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Resilience in Action: Rodney Krantz’s Operational Expertise
June 15, 2024

Meet Rodney Krantz, the dynamic Operations Manager at Rentex Las Vegas. Rodney thrives in the bustling environment of Las Vegas, expertly managing operations with remarkable resilience and determination. His journey as a cancer survivor adds to his strength and dedication, inspiring those around him. Join us in celebrating Rodney’s unwavering commitment and the vibrant energy…

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Mastering Multitasking: Garrett Millar’s Warehouse Leadership
June 15, 2024

Meet Garrett Millar, the adept Warehouse Manager at Rentex, Las Vegas. Garrett excels at multitasking, expertly juggling numerous responsibilities to ensure smooth and efficient operations. His ability to handle diverse tasks with precision and agility keeps the warehouse running seamlessly. Join us in celebrating Garrett’s dedication and the exceptional management skills he brings to our…

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Tech-Savvy Leadership: Robert Zicarelli’s Warehouse Expertise
June 15, 2024

Meet Robert Zicarelli, the diligent Assistant Warehouse Manager at Rentex Las Vegas. Robert excels in maintaining efficient warehouse operations with a keen eye for detail and organization. His strategic approach to challenges is as meticulous as fine-tuning a high-performance car. Join us in celebrating Robert’s dedication and the innovative energy he brings to our Las…

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Around the Table: Expanded Customer Service for the Foodservice Equipment Industry
July 10, 2020

Dennis Wendt, Technical Service Manager for Antunes, knows when a customer’s foodservice equipment goes down, every moment spent waiting for a repair is money lost. As a service manager, Wendt’s goal is to address the issue as fast as possible either through technical assistance on the phone or on that very first service visit….

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Unwrapped: Goodbye, Expiration Dates? Kuraban Food Storage Cabinets to Extend Consumables’ Shelf Life
June 24, 2020

The KuraBan refrigerated food storage unit may look like a typical commercial freezer, but looks can be deceiving. Robert Sparks, product engineer at SandenVendo America, and Mike Weisser, President, and CEO of SandenVendo America, unwrapped this latest product innovation for host Tyler Kern. “The KuraBan technology deploys non-thermal electric field energy,” Weisser said. “It…

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What Will COVID-19’s Lasting Impact on Foodservice Be?
June 19, 2020

The spread of the novel coronavirus and the ensuing COVID-19 pandemic have caused dramatic shifts in every corner of our global society – and foodservice is no exception. Even now, as diners trickle back into physical restaurants and dine in under social distancing regulations, some of the long-term ripple effects of this unprecedented period of…

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Around the Table: The Benefits of Ultrafiltration Water Systems
April 20, 2020

Welcome to Around the Table by Antunes. This podcast, designed for the foodservice industry, takes an inside look at the products and solutions that benefit providers and customers around the world. On this premiere episode, Melissa Neckopulos, GM of Water for Antunes, discussed the importance and benefits of a water ultrafiltration system for food…

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Examining the Growing Role of Plant-Based Products in Foodservice
March 24, 2020

With QSRs from Burger King to Burger Fi, White Castle, and many other casual dineries all jumping on the plant-based burger bandwagon, health-conscious people from all over are flocking through the doors to rate the taste of these meat-free alternatives. Whether it’s an Impossible Burger or Beyond Meat, controversy has arisen as it pertains to…

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