Author: Clifford Davis

The restaurant business is constantly evolving, and that’s true for fast food establishments as well. Higher adoption of faster payment methods such as contactless and in-app payments are on the rise. Additionally, automation continues to ramp up with more chains testing self-order kiosks. In fast food,...

Today’s drive thru expands beyond the fast food and quick serve restaurant industry. The emphasis on convenience has retailers re-imaging service and distribution. Traditional sit-down establishments such as cafes or restaurants, as well as shopping destinations like grocery stores, are introducing the drive thru format...

Has the fast casual dream been eclipsed by better fast food, cheaper groceries, and cook-it-yourself meal kits? What tactics are available in 2018 that will re-focus the millennial generation and bring them back into the arms of quick serve restaurants? The millennial generation eats out...

According to United States Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, the restaurant industry creates approximately 500,000 jobs during the summer months, representing one of the industries to create the largest number of seasonal jobs. To drive the point further, close to one-third of the restaurant...

Digital signs are helping restaurant operators succeed. These digital boards are indoor/outdoor commercial grade TV screens and are the latest in restaurant tech, allowing restaurant operators to incorporate full motion video into their displays, and instantly update content to account for last minute product...

From special promotions announced to us via email to bouncing icons across the screens of our smart phones, the buyers and sellers of the world have never been as connected as they are now. But behind all the taps to a variety of apps...

The drive thru is the cornerstone of the quick service dining experience, with well over 50 percent of fast food sales in the United States derived from the drive thru. Drive thru value is continuing to grow and, therefore, the importance of drive thru...

Purchasing equipment for a new fast casual restaurant can be overwhelming. Restaurant equipment can be costly and you want to make sure you are purchasing the right items, as the success of your food service operation depends on the ability to offer a good...