Ryan Williams
Jeremy Julian

Fresh & Local Food Matters: Why Restaurants Are Changing

March 30, 2018

Fresh. That is what customers expect now.   60 years ago, customers were just astounded by the concept of ‘fast food.’ Taking a frozen ground beef patty that was made in Omaha, Nebraska, and is now being cooked in front of my face in Los Angeles, Miami, Indianapolis, Boston or whatever city in the United States, was a marvel of the time. Actually, it was more of mystery. Customers did not know how beef, chicken or vegetables were processed, packaged or transported. And frankly, people still do not know the details. Or rather, do not want to know.   With the recent age of technology and information sharing, the ingredient sourcing industry and restaurant industry have both come under scrutiny. Not only for theContinue Reading …

How to Optimize Operations at Your No-Reservation Policy Restaurant

March 28, 2018

Do you have a no-reservation policy at your restaurant? Have you been thinking about implementing one? Then we have a wonderful treat for you! Our friend Lauren Fellure, who is the Head of Marketing at NextMe, provided us with great insight into optimizing operations when you have a no-reservation restaurant.   The winds of change are blowing in the restaurant industry. Are you ready?   In years past, if you wanted to eat at a trendy restaurant, or to enjoy a meal at an upscale dining room, you had better make a reservation. For the hottest places, reservations had to be made weeks or even months in advance, and if you’re not “in the know”, good luck getting one at all.   But where’sContinue Reading …

The Restaurant Technology Guys Podcast Ep. 042: Ordering for the NEXT generation!

March 27, 2018

UberEATS, Alexa, Apple HomePod… Have you ever wondered what the NEXT cool thing is going to be that consumers will use to order food from your restaurant?? More importantly – do you know what you’ll do when they come about? This podcast talks about all of that and more! It’s one you wish you listened to last year! Check it out!

Is Now The Time To Upgrade Your POS Systems?

March 26, 2018

When was the last time you upgraded the POS system at your restaurant? Have you been thinking that now may be an appropriate time to upgrade? Well, you are not alone.   According to Starfleet Research’s latest industry research, nearly one-quarter (24 percent) of restaurant owners and operators who have not upgraded their core restaurant management and POS system within the past three years plan to do so in the next 12 months. The research is based on a Q3 2017 survey of 179 restaurant executives.   Say you’ve had the same POS system for the past three years plus, why change now? Why even think of it?   Because priorities have changed.   Restaurants need to offer an efficient, smooth and digital solutionContinue Reading …

Is Going Cashless The Way To Go?

March 22, 2018

Up until about 2016, cash has always been king. But now it looks like the king may be ready to retire his crown…

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