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Little Caesars, El Pollo Loco and Amara at Paraiso take top honors in awards recognizing outstanding achievement in restaurant technology innovation and application.
The transaction also includes the IP of Home Town Buffet, Ryans, Furr’s Fresh Buffet, and Old Country Buffet. The company has no immediate plans to reopen the buffet brands.
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit's partnership with Franklin Junction will help expand global brand reach capital-free through host kitchens.
Effective January 1, 2022, Graves will succeed Interim President Kevin Hochman, who Is resuming full-time leadership of KFC U.S.
Technology incongruencies can be a significant driver of communications silos in the hospitality sector.
In 2020 A&W experienced a 14% increase in average unit volume at standalone drive-thru locations and has continued to develop those units in wake of a changing consumer landscape.
Grand Central Restaurant and Bar teams up with Elys Game Technology to debut sports betting concept.
HT's Editor-in-Chief Robert Firpo-Cappiello gives an overview of the MURTEC Executive Summit and Showcase, Oct. 13-15 in Orlando, Florida.
These enhancements are intended to streamline operational efficiencies and open additional space for team members and guests in the main dining area.
Technology is at the heart of Little Caesars’ modern concept. At MURTEC Executive Summit and Showcase on Oct. 14, CIO Anita Klopfenstein will share how the brand is pivoting to a cloud-first, scalable platform with integration flexibility.
Deal will support consumer demand for delivery and take-out growth in New York City.
California Tacos will merge Bag-it-to go mobile app technology with OnPlate and consolidate all mobile app technologies under the OnPlate technologies brand going forward.
The first of three co-owned Mexico locations will open in October.
Hiring initiative provides free resources and technology to help connect job seekers with local restaurant and food service employers looking to hire.
Portillo's IPO plans follows on the heels of other high profile IPOs and acquisitions in the restaurant tech space.
Del Taco has chosen Cheetah Digital for all aspects of its new rewards program – including app development, data acquisition, customer targeting, messaging, and more.
The solution, from Interface Security Systems, eliminates false alarm costs and streamlines security operations.
At MURTEC Executive Summit, get inspired by Donald Burns, The Restaurant Coach, & much more!
Because most hospitality organizations are staffed with a large contingent of hourly workers, they’re ready-made to offer flexibility. A system known as flexible self-scheduling can easily make that happen.
Wendy's is using social media and its mobile app to give away Wendy's-branded Android phones.
Sabir Sami Promoted to KFC Division CEO. Dyke Shipp, who currently serves as KFC Division Chief Development Officer and Chief People Officer, is being promoted to KFC Division President.
Hiring tools can help streamline the repetitive process. A hiring solution allows managers to organize and manage applications all in one place, automatically tracking applicants in the hiring pipeline.
Little Caesars will share with attendees how it innovates and thrives, and will give a sneak peek into the next stop on its technology road map.
The brand's aggressive franchise expansion plans include 40 new locations to open by year-end. More than half will include drive-thrus.
Dave & Buster’s NFT Digital Collectible coins can be claimed as prizes in exchange for tickets won.
With locations in Chicago and now San Jose, Calif., the fast casual brand has the flexibility to expand access to the brand in new and emerging markets through its digital channels.
MAX Burgers will use mParticle to improve personalization in the MAX mobile app, make communications more relevant and simplify the purchase process.
Winning brands are embracing a digital-first economy: 67% of an average restaurant’s sales are now ordered and consumed off premises.
HITEC 2021 NEWS: Hotel Internet Services to Showcase Connectivity, Personalization and Contactless Solutions
The provider of Wi-Fi and IoT-based technology will showcase how hoteliers can simultaneously and affordably meet guest expectations for high-speed internet, customized in-room entertainment and germ-free service.
Brand launches new mobile app, rewards program, online ordering and delivery.
Startup Bobacino will integrate PopID’s facial recognition technology so that guests will be able to pay with their face at automated locations and on mobile devices.
The two companies will work together to provide player account management and backend infrastructure for G3's upcoming esports wagering platform.
QSR offers DailyPay benefit as it looks to recruit and retain employees.
El Pollo Loco's innovative tech implementations will tee off an interactive workshop session for operators seeking to thrive in changing times.
Guests can now join the waitlist and pay at the table from the mobile app.
XTM's Tipstoday Earned Gratuity Access solution is replacing cash at Gusto 54 Restaurants.
Barbecue At Home items are shipped frozen so fans can enjoy at their convenience.
SpotOn will bring enterprise-scale payment software capabilities to small business clients, and customer engagement technology such as loyalty and marketing products to enterprise customers.
Remodeled Honolulu flagship is the first to use QR menus in multiple languages.
Punchh is updating Jack in the Box’s online ordering interface and adding a loyalty program to provide an upgraded app and digital experience for guests.
Caesars Sportsbook will provide Ravens fans and other sports enthusiasts a premium sports betting experience with its mobile app and at its eventual retail sportsbook.
First Watch intends to use the proceeds from the offering to repay borrowings outstanding under the company’s credit facilities.
McHire, powered by Paradox, adds an AI-powered Assessment Integration with Sprockets. The solution claims to improve 90-day retention by 43 percent.
The deal boosts Yum! Brands’ global order management and delivery capability and integrates new technology talent into the company.
New exterior features will include a designated pick-up area for mobile orders and third-party delivery orders.
Six in 10 adults have changed their restaurant use due to the rise in the delta variant, according to the National Restaurant Association's mid-year supplement to the 2021 State of the Restaurant Industry Report.
Automat concept has signed new franchise deals for more than 34 units throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Texas and Florida