Author: Clifford Davis

Today’s restaurant entrepreneur is turning to alternate funding solutions to power their companies. Equity crowdfunding site Funders Club and investor start-up connection hub Angel List, both tap into wealthy, accredited investors. With a solid quick serve pitch with statistic planning to back it, the average...

When everything is running like a well-oiled machine and it begins to feel like your restaurant is running itself, it’s easy to be lulled into complacency. This might make you believe that you wouldn’t consider selling your business for many years down the road. But...

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...