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Effective Restaurant Managers

09 March 2017

Restaurant News offers advice to restaurant managers on how to be effective both back and front of house. Transcript taken from Restaurant News’ article http://bit.ly/KEyjcb. Restaurant managers have a lot of responsibility…and of course, this can be a good...

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Issues Facing The FS Sector

07 March 2017

The prominent issues that will shape foodservice featured here by FoodService Director magazine. Key highlights include transparency, changing eating occasions and the impact of the minimum wage – see our Monday blog about the opportunities and issues surrounding the...

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Facial Recognition in Restaurants

02 March 2017

Now that people love Snapchat and facial recognition is used in Facebook tagging, the public perception of facial recognition has shifted; restaurants and foodservice operators are capitalizing on this. https://goo.gl/qzuY4v #foodservice #foodserviceequipment #facialrecognition

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Why The Minimum Wage Presents Opportunities

02 March 2017

The rising minimum wage is fast becoming the #1 concern of operators. Not only does it impact costs, but a shortage of skilled labor and continued turnover leads to rising training and implementation costs. It looks increasingly likely that...

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NRA: Restaurant sales to hit $799B in 2017

01 March 2017

The restaurant industry is expecting sales of about $799 billion in 2017 – much of the growth is coming from limited-service options as consumers continue shifting their spending toward quicker, more convenience-oriented fare. https://goo.gl/ezr6VW #foodservice #foodserviceequipment #restaurants TRANSCRIPT FROM...

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NRN Gives Industry A Voice

24 February 2017

Take the NRN ‘Restaurant Operator’s Survey’ below to share current plans, challenges, and expectations for your business and the restaurant industry. https://goo.gl/YasBGw #Nation’sRestaurantNews #restaurants #foodserviceequipment #foodservice

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The Microsoft Dining Experience

22 February 2017

Echoing our recent blog about the millennial generation’s need for transparency, Microsoft’s senior manager of services talks about how he ensures the Redmond Campus dining experience is an employee success with FoodService Director magazine (copy courtesy of FoodService Director):...

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The Impact of Faulty Equipment

21 February 2017

Restaurant News explores the impact of faulty or damaged equipment in a kitchen, reinforcing why it’s important to stay on top of maintenance and regular service checks. Call the team at DSL NorthWest if you have concerns about your...

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Top Trends for FSDs

17 February 2017

Sodexo this month unveiled its list of 10 trends impacting workplaces worldwide during 2017. Here are a handful that pertain particularly to FSDs, and how some operators are addressing those trends https://goo.gl/YBaW7j #SodexoUSA #FoodServiceDirectormagazine

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Smoothies Create Profit Opportunities

16 February 2017

Smoothies offer generous margins and incremental beverage sales growth for many foodservice operators, restaurants, cafes and convenience stores as shown in this table from the National Association of Convenience Stores. Talk to us about how to incorporate smoothies into...

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