While many restaurants struggle to make DoorDash, UberEats and other delivery services a profitable venture, at least company says the answer is in electric scooters. Scooter maker OjO is focusing on food and package delivery as an ideal solution to lower costs and help the environment in its test markets of Dallas, Austin and Memphis.Read more about Will electric scooters raise profitability of food delivery?[…]
Yes, you can get decent quality food photos from your iPhone easily with simple editing tools these days. Pro food photographer Leigh Loftus shows you the steps to take (and avoid!) in this quick tutorial. We also added in a time guide below so you can fast-forward to the topic of interest… 1:00 — startRead more about How to get stunning food photos with your iPhone[…]
OK, those rainbow-colored bagels and caffeine and alcohol drinks once all the rage have quickly gone on life support in 2020 — along with three other trends. Millennials take credit for several of these fads that are starting and ending so abruptly. So, if you’re considering any of these ideas… you might think twice. WeRead more about Five food trends to die in 2020 thanks to Millennials[…]
So, imagine the car salesman saying… “yes, the car comes standard with power windows, leather seats and sending orders from the dashboard.” Welcome to the latest idea to simplify how consumers can order meals from you. Will this be a driver distraction… or a huge opportunity for restaurants?
College campuses might be among the first places that benefit in a big way from autonomous driving robots that deliver food if the University of Houston is any example. A 30-robot fleet of mobile robots are delivering throughout the sprawling campus from 7 a.m. to 2 a.m. And the students love the convenience, reasonable deliveryRead more about Robots are coming: Students love fast, low-cost meal delivery of 30-robot army[…]
Studies find making more money isn’t the primary motivator for workers — especially among younger staff members. Understanding the positive impact the work has on others is far more effective than anything else. Without meaning, workers just simply go through the motions…
Barney the robot (no, not the dinosaur) is slinging drinks customized to the guests’ desires faster than any human mixologist. But can it hold a conversation? Well, the folks at F&P Robotics, Barney’s inventor, says the fun, fast action spurs conversations among people like nothing else. Of course, the alcohol helps, too!
Does your restaurant march to the ideal beat for your concept when it comes to background music? Well, The Takeout Blog finds all the theories of the ideal “beats per minute” to entice customers to eat and drink more are, well, off-beat hooey. A dive into publicly available playlists available from restaurants found there’s noRead more about Myth Buster: No perfect rhythm for restaurant background music[…]
Launching a new menu or menu items can be an exciting time — or days or weeks when you’re filled with anxiety and stress! The Restaurant Boss explains rolling out a new menu quickly confirms how well your “systems” are working. Not having updated checklists, recipe books, prep lists and build sheets are the usualRead more about Avoid the pitfalls of rolling out a new menu![…]
Turnover is high. Profit is low. Competition is booming. Can “Fair Kitchens” help solve these chronic restaurant issues for you? Leaders in the Fair Kitchens movement say they are living proof that running their restaurants based on five principles is their competitive differentiator. Plus, it’s now fun to go to work!