Free online ordering app for restaurants… could this work for you?

Free online ordering app for restaurants… could this work for you?

Online ordering continues to grow at a fast-paced, but many systems are quite pricey. Now Gloria Food offers online ordering and a reservation system for free.  It’s all cloud-based, so there’s no software to buy. The catch?  It does cost about $30 per month if you want to accept credit cards. Now, somebody needs toRead more about Free online ordering app for restaurants… could this work for you?[…]

Robots are coming: This time for your restaurant toilet

Robots are coming: This time for your restaurant toilet

Surveys consistently list restaurant bathrooms as one of the big turn-offs when guests go out to eat. Enter the toilet-cleaning robots from Alton Robotech which claims to be the answer to nicer-smelling restrooms. Restaurants are a key target for the robots, so the company has been making the rounds at foodservice tradeshows.  See the robotRead more about Robots are coming: This time for your restaurant toilet[…]

Undercover: Delivery app accepts fake restaurant as new account

Undercover: Delivery app accepts fake restaurant as new account

Josh Pieters, a well-known YouTube prankster, set up a fake restaurant that offers microwave meals from his apartment to see if he could get the Deliveroo app to deliver meals to unsuspecting customers. Deliveroo is a popular app in the U.K., similar to U.S.-based UberEats and DoorDash.  With no health permit and a sketchy website,Read more about Undercover: Delivery app accepts fake restaurant as new account[…]

Restaurant Coach: Here’s why most restaurants fail

Restaurant Coach: Here’s why most restaurants fail

Donald Burns, a.k.a. The Restaurant Coach, says he doesn’t help fix a restaurant.  He fixes the people running the joint.  Understand the staff’s behavior and you’ll understand why a restaurant is failing. In Foster Farms’ latest Wing It! video podcasts, Burns is featured in a three-part series explains how a restaurant’s culture ultimately drives profits.

Finally, you can pick cheese from restaurant’s conveyor belt

Finally, you can pick cheese from restaurant’s conveyor belt

London’s Pick & Cheese Restaurant claims to be the first joint to allow customers to choose their favorite cheese from a conveyor belt.  No one else is claiming the honor… so, why not? The founder of the restaurant has one simple goal… getting guests to eat more British cheese.  And a conveyor belt just mightRead more about Finally, you can pick cheese from restaurant’s conveyor belt[…]

Here’s what a $10,000 dessert looks like

Here’s what a $10,000 dessert looks like

Chef Kevin Brown of SELECT Restaurant in Spartanburg, S.C. was the national winner of General Mill’s Neighborhood To Nation recipe contest.  The honor earned him $10,000 for his Strawberry Pandowdy dessert — along with a $2,000 donation in his name to Greer Community Ministries. Check out how it all was announced!

Sweet potato vending machine… yep, that’s a thing

Sweet potato vending machine… yep, that’s a thing

Japan loves its vending machines… and now pre-cooked sweet potatoes are the latest delicacies to join the trend. Hot or cold… sweet potatoes are a favorite in Japan.  So, the vending machine was designed to deliver hot and cool options for about $3 per potato! Check out a reporter’s reaction below.  But if you don’tRead more about Sweet potato vending machine… yep, that’s a thing[…]