Author: Clifford Davis

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...

Focusing on and building the hospitality part of a business is one of the most important aspects in building loyalty. Even in the quick service restaurant industry, where speed and accuracy are paramount, customers look for those little extras that keep them wanting to...

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...

According to recent restaurant industry research, the future of “snackable bites” is optimistic within the fast casual dining and quick service-dining sector. Rapid growth in this market was predicted, due to a strengthening economy coupled with changing consumer attitudes toward snacking. Consumer behavioral...

According to National Restaurant Association research, approximately one fourth of consumers state that technology options are important features that factor into their decision to select a particular restaurant. This has increased substantially over the past few years, highlighting the fact that technology has become...

The phrase “Made in USA” is a shout-out to the principles that made our nation great. It serves as a covenant to our citizens that good jobs will be available, a promise to our economy that we will grow into a future that we control...