Industry Notes: How restaurants can survive

Industry Notes: How restaurants can survive

These days are truly like none other. When Waffle House, notorious for its record of staying open during natural disasters, closes nearly one-fifth of its restaurants, you know it’s not good. But that’s precisely what’s happened amid the coronavirus pandemic. So what...
Building carry-out and delivery sales

Building carry-out and delivery sales

It is understandable that there is a sense of panic in the restaurant industry. However, you can do things now to mitigate the effect on your restaurant(s). Our partner, Norton Creative, a restaurant marketing and design agency, has shared a number of initiatives that...
How to manage operations in this delivery-only time

How to manage operations in this delivery-only time

For most restaurants, there have always been three ways to serve guests and make money: dine-in, takeout and delivery. Now that government authorities, in an effort to help flatten the coronavirus curve, have required all dining rooms to close, you’re left with only...
1, 15, 20, 65, 70, 25, 2 and another 1.

1, 15, 20, 65, 70, 25, 2 and another 1.

No, this isn’t the algorithm for our newest pricing study. And these aren’t the winning lottery numbers. Instead, these numbers represent an instructive snapshot of the restaurant industry, courtesy of the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association’s Marketing and...