Nine Brands Changing up Restaurant Designs to Put Off-Premises at the Forefront

The toughest year in history for restaurants has a common bright spot: off-premises became the star. Now, brands across the country are revamping their future restaurant designs to facilitate not only off-prem but digital ordering and payment.

August 10, 2021
Responding To The New Era of Restaurant Labor Shortages

Operators grappling with a shortage of applicants are taking a variety of approaches to keep restaurants staffed and guests fed.

July 27, 2021
Frisch’s Selects Xenial as its Digital Menu Board Partner

Frisch’s is installing Xenial Outdoor Digital Menu Boards in all 87 drive-thru locations.

July 26, 2021
Perspectives on Today’s Staffing Shortage and its Impacts on Restaurants

Restaurants are starving for staff as guests return and sales increase, and it’s having a supersize impact.

July 22, 2021
Self-Order Kiosks are on the Rise. Here’s Why.

For a long time, we’ve read and heard a lot about delivery and the rise of ghost kitchens. These restaurant service models are far along the adoption curve, boosted by—among other factors—the Covid-19 pandemic. Pre- and post-pandemic, another trend quietly made waves: quick serve and fast casual restaurants have been rolling out self-order kiosks in a big way.

July 14, 2021
Experts Share Contactless Payments Trends and Innovations for QSR & Fast Casual

As innovation takes hold across the restaurant ecosystem, nowhere does it affect the guest experience like ordering and payment.

July 13, 2021