With customers like IKEA kitchens already lined up, a U.K. startup has created a system that tracks each of those uneaten French fries you toss into the bin. It even takes photographic evidence documenting just how much profit you’re throwing out in your restaurant. Called Winnow, the startup company says the system will cut foodRead more about Robots are coming: Food waste prevention through AI[…]
OK, it’s not everyday we have deep discussions about paper napkins. But a new Georgia Pacific dispenser that is reducing napkin waste by 30 percent is saving this Connecticut chain significant dollars. Plus, the “cool factor” is a hit among the sustainability savvy younger crowd. Check it out…
Wondering how you can glam-up that specialty iced tea cocktail of yours? Well, edible Brew Glitter has arrived in a rainbow of colors. Stir it in and your drink not only becomes a refreshing beverage, but a sight to behold! Works with liquors, coffees, beers, wines — pretty much any beverage that needs a facelift.
Curry Pizza in Fresno, California is serious about stimulating conversation over a slice. Just lock up your mobile phones and talk over dinner. The prize (besides meaningful conversation) is a free pizza — either for yourself or delivered to the homeless. The idea is reconnecting family and friends face-to-face!
OK, you have to give Colonel Sanders credit for breaking out of his stuffy white suit… literally. We’re not sure what lesson is in here for your restaurant wanting to do something special for your Mother’s Day guests. But the “Chickendale” dancers show that KFC is willing to go beyond its Original Recipe of downhomeRead more about Mother’s Day may never be the same for KFC[…]
When a paperwork glitch delayed Smokin Fins restaurant in Idaho Falls in getting its alcohol permit, the owners didn’t panic. They turned the delay into a community event to support local efforts to prevent drunk driving. The restaurant began 25 percent of its beverage sales to People Against Impaired Driving (PAID). The local nonprofit isRead more about Alcohol permit delayed so restaurant makes best of it[…]
This idea-turned-food-truck-turned-restaurant in Atlanta is truly an overnight success. Now its raving fans line up around the block to order from its “approachable” vegan menu. Oh, the name is catchy, too. The Slutty Vegan is a name hard to forget — even if some folks have reservations saying it! But founder “Pinky” says it’s allRead more about Eh… yes, customers wait for hours to enjoy Slutty Vegan[…]
Tucson has become a creative culinary center… to go along with its warm weather that draws winter “snowbird” visitors along with thousands of students to the popular University of Arizona. But once the tourists and students head out for summer… the Gastronomic Union of Tucson (GUT) shows off its real talents. This is when chefsRead more about New Home Page Hero: GUT of Tucson![…]
Congratulations to 3 Brothers Diner of Grove City, Ohio for being Restaurant Product Finder’s latest Homepage Hero! Each month, RPF honors independent foodservice operators as our home page feature photo. So, we’re always looking for operators who are kicking it everyday with awesome food. Drop us a line if you have a nominee. Check out theRead more about Latest HomePage Hero: 3 Brothers Diner, Grove City, Ohio[…]
Product sample requests and other information are now easy to make on Restaurant Product Finder. There are simple checkboxes if you’d like a sample, rebate info or want somebody to contact you if you find a product of interest. RPF then directs your request directly to the manufacturer! You can even request info from acrossRead more about Restaurant product sample requests and more a click away[…]