Articles by tag: restaurant technology

The Drive-Thru is Pivotal for QSR’s But How Can They Be More Efficient?

The pandemic accelerated many aspects of the restaurant industry, including the ways in which consumers interact with QSR’s. Bringing in the Global Head of Technology for Xenial, host Read more

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Recognizing the Value of the Skilled Trades
February 1, 2023

People value skilled trades for the everyday necessities they bring to life. From plumbing to electrical, machinists, and construction, trades play a vital role worldwide. They make the world happen. Unfortunately, there is a growing gap in the skilled trades workforce, despite high wages, employer-funded training, readily available positions, and the opportunity to apply […]

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Inflation Rates Ease, But Long-Term Contracts Keep Prices High
February 1, 2023

With inflation rates easing and shipping costs dropping along with several commodities (not eggs), consumers may be wondering why they haven’t seen a noticeable price difference yet. Blame it on supplier contracts. A typical procurement practice is shoring up supplier contracts in advance, which means prices could hold for several months. The longer high prices […]

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The Trend of Procuring Online Education Intervention Solutions
February 1, 2023

Education systems that have taken a metered approach towards spending for instruction materials are also using this methodology to procure online education intervention solutions. Estimates put the overall global Online Tutoring Market at 6.52 Billion in 2021, and experts believe that number could reach over 19 Billion a year by 2030. And while online […]

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The Drive-Thru is Pivotal for QSR’s But How Can They Be More Efficient?
August 17, 2022

The pandemic accelerated many aspects of the restaurant industry, including the ways in which consumers interact with QSR’s. Bringing in the Global Head of Technology for Xenial, host Barbara Castiglia spoke with Chris Siefken about the changing nature of QSR’s and the technology that is here to address them. Restaurant technology is, and always has […]

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50% of Online Shoppers Abandon Their Cart. What’s Making Them So Flaky?
December 2, 2021

Host Barbara Castiglia talks the latest restaurant technology with Zuppler’s Founder and CEO, Shiva Srinivasan. Zuppler, an online ordering management company, serves primarily independent restaurants and some chains, focusing on ensuring the company’s brand is maintained throughout the online ordering process. Initially, Zuppler started as a portal, similar to a Grubhub, but as more […]

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How Can Restaurants Capitalize on Digital Orders?
November 2, 2021

Acceleration of restaurant technology adoption isn’t slowing down. The rush to adapt during the pandemic is still occurring, with new guest expectations and operational workflows. So, how is technology solving the restaurant industry’s biggest challenges? The Main Course host Barbara Castiglia spoke with Steve Simoni, CEO of Bbot, on the topic. Simoni described the company’s […]

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Data Shows Digital Orders are Here to Stay. How Can Restaurants Capitalize?
October 4, 2021

Most of us contributed in some way to the $26.5 billion dollar revenue for food delivery businesses in 2020. With exploding success, new questions arise, like· what ways can hospitality brands can improve retention and bring in new workers to address hiring challenges and labor shortages? And what’s next for contactless ordering and payments now […]

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How Oracle Empowers Restaurants to Go Mobile with Flexible Technology
March 11, 2021

Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the ever-changing restaurant industry.   The Main Course returns to the topic of restaurant technology, which has been a lifeline for most businesses during the pandemic. But how […]

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How IoT is Reshaping the Restaurant and Hospitality Industries
February 23, 2021

Every industry the world over is feeling the effects of innovative IoT solutions, and the restaurant and hospitality sectors are certainly no exception. On this episode of To the Edge and Beyond, brought to you by Intel’s Internet of Things Group, host Mariya Zorotovich was joined by Orietta Verdugo, Global Hospitality and Restaurants General Manager […]

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Restaurant’s Digital Embrace Enhances Experiences
January 19, 2021

Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the ever-changing restaurant industry.   Digital channels were already gaining traction in the restaurant industry before the pandemic, but COVID-19 forced many restaurants to adopt […]

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Driving Restaurant Connectivity and Innovation
December 29, 2020

Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the ever-changing restaurant industry. On this episode of The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia chats with Eric Symon, Director of the Enterprise Process Innovation Center […]

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How Restaurants Can Own Their Digital Ordering Footprint
October 13, 2020

Every disruption in an industry starts with a challenge and an idea. Nabeel Alamgir, CEO, and Co-Founder of Lunchbox, has always loved a challenge. He came to the U.S. 15 years ago, not speaking English. What happened next is an entrepreneurial story that everyone can celebrate. He began working at a burger joint run […]

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