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There are a lot of new developments going on in off premises dining. Operators are responding to guest demands to get their food off the premises. Which Witch is a place that has seen less and less people at the physical location of the restaurant. But, this is not because they are leaving to eat at a different place. The brand is focusing more on speed now and convenience for the people ordering food from them.

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Loyalty Plant has created an app that over 300 popular chain restaurants are currently using to provide customers with various things like rewards and mobile ordering. The app also can analyze customer behavior and act as a quality control mechanism. During downtimes, the app will advertise to customers so they don’t forget about the restaurant. Restaurant chains can reward customers by giving free menu items without financial losses. To see the app in action with all of its features, attend Revelry 2017 on October twelfth and thirteenth in San Francisco.

Key Takeaways:

  • A restaurant-focused customer loyalty app, Revel, has been integrated with LoyaltyPlant, a market research and analytics app.
  • Users of the Revel Systems app can now make use of a customer loyalty rewards program that offers free menu items to customers who make repeated purchases under the program.
  • The newly integrated rewards app, LoyaltyPlant, uses a points-based reward system to encourage customer loyalty, thus boosting same store sales growth by 6%-20%+.

“Since its foundation in 2011 the NYC-based mobile app developer LoyaltyPlant has provided more than 330 restaurant brands in 11 countries with successful, enduring mobile loyalty solutions.”

Read more: http://www.restaurantnews.com/the-revel-clients-may-now-enjoy-integration-with-the-loyaltyplant-mobile-marketing-solutions/

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its about a Celebrated chef who specializes in Italian food. The difference is she is making it quick and easy to eat on the go. I quick bite but with high quality and is delicious. Many places like Caesars Palace have a niche for this and are apart of this statement. Not many places offer great food on the go. Only fast food greasy place are available. It will be tasty, quick, fast, and affordable. Especially in a place like Las Vegas it will be in high demand.

Key Takeaways:

  • Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis is expected to open her second, fast-casual restaurant at Caesars Palace in early 2018.
  • Pronto by Giada will serve breakfast, lunch and dinner with fresh ingredients and quick turnaround times.
  • With Italian influences and an open style, Pronto by Giada will guests to enjoy the scenery while eating good food.

“This will be a great introduction to my food and brand, as it’s the lighter side of Italian with a fresh, California influence. It will be perfect for a fast bite, and then guests can go across the street for a finer-dining experience.”

Read more: http://www.restaurantnews.com/giada-de-laurentiis-to-open-second-restaurant-pronto-by-giada-at-caesars-palace/

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Beginning on Monday the 16th, Garbanzo is going to be serving up its all new hummus bowls. This will only be going on for a limited amount of time. These are very flavorful dishes that offer plenty of nutrition as well as great taste. Hummus bowls contain all of the amazing foods that people crave from Garbanzo. There are crisp veggies as well as rice and scratch made sauces in this amazing meal. If you meal is not right, it is on them.

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The Waitbusters’ Digital Diner is a new widget that can help restaurant owners get more business by making restaurant reservations available to customers even when they are not open. The widget also will work over the restaurant website, so no downloading of an Ap is required of the restaurant owner or the consumer. This also has the advantage of making it possible for consumers to make their reservations as they are looking at a restaurant’s website, make choices about if this might be the place for them.

Read more: Waitbusters’ Digital Diner Introduces Its Reservation Widget

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Krystal has announced a new coffee platform to order things how you like them. The Krystal Company is known for its hot and steamy burgers. They understand that consumers want choices when it comes to how they want their coffee. Guest at Krystal’s restaurants now have the choice of either hot coffee, iced coffee, or frozen coffee. Coffee “How You Like It” is part of the brand new initiative by Krystal to raise the bar on customer service.

Key Takeaways:

  • Krystal, the hot-burger brand, is offering its customers more options in when and how they would like their coffee.
  • Krystal’s three new coffee offerings are fresh hot coffee, iced coffee, and sweet frozen coffee.
  • Krystal has been a customer-focused company since its founding in 1932, and continues to experiment with new ideas to meet customer expectations.

“Coffee “How You Like It” is part of Krystal’s ongoing initiative to continue raising the bar on customer service in every way possible.”

Read more: http://www.restaurantnews.com/krystal-announces-new-coffee-platform-to-order-how-you-like-it/

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The demand for fresh produce in the U.S. is projected to continue growing with consumers searching for new and novel flavors. There are six trends which are the most important in the next few years. Online grocery shopping is becoming more common because of the convenience of being able to shop from your home. Meal-kit deliveries are also becoming all the rage since it allows consumers to receive fresh produce delivered to their door. Community supported agriculture programs (C.S.A.s) help connect local farmers to consumers allowing consumers to directly support local growers. The popularization of special diets such as paleo diets where raw food consumption is emphasized is creating a greater demand for fresh produce. Spicy foods have been enjoying a rise in popularity in the US which has led to the increased levels of chili pepper consumption. The flexitarian movement as well is contributing to increased fresh produce consumption. Flexitarians consume some meat but make fruits and vegetables a larger part of their diet.

Read more: Six trends fueling fresh fruit and vegetable sales

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Mediterranean cuisine is always a popular draw for people at an event. A surprisingly diverse array of dishes will be made available for those who want to eat. Modern Mediterranean will feature a few dishes that may become staple features as well. That includes wraps that are popular among people who choose culinary delights. Get to know the ingredients that go in to these popular dishes. That could inspire new cooks to try their hand.

Key Takeaways:

  • Two dozen countries border the Mediterranean Sea, each with their own delightful recipes, foods and spices.
  • Most Mediterranean dishes combine wheat, olives and grapes and are considered heart healthy.
  • Countries such as Israeli, Morocco and Turkey offer cuisine that is heart healthy and pleasant too discerning palates.

“The roughly two-dozen nations bordering the Mediterranean Sea have long enjoyed an embarrassment of culinary riches, thanks in part to the region’s prominent role in the spice trade. And while many of their cuisines have found favor in Western society, many more have not—yet.”

Read more: https://www.qsrmagazine.com/marc-halperin/modernizing-mediterranean

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Trawler Trash is one of the nicest seafood restaurants in London,and one that serves scrumptous and fresh seafood at great prices. Other top restaurants in the city known to serve tantalizing dishes include names like Kala, where you can enjoy the tasty Hawaiian Poke; or Hakasaan for a choice of foods. These are among the names that made it to the top list of seafood restaurants in London and are names that anyone involved in the restaurant business should keep an eye out for.

Key Takeaways:

  • The latest “Eats Out Tour” included a night out and dinner of black cod miso.
  • In Islington the tour tried coley and herring at the Trawler Trash, then to Hakasaan in Mayfair for prawns with cashew nuts and dried chilies.
  • Eats Out was designed to familiarize people with London’s ‘on trend restaurants and provide insider pov into their operation.

“For Restaurant magazine’s latest Eats Out tour we tasted some of London’s most exciting seafood restaurants.”

Read more: https://www.bighospitality.co.uk/Article/2017/09/26/Best-London-seafood-restaurants-tour

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McDonald’s is continuing to improve its speed via multiple point ordering at the drive-thru. Workers can get the food in your hands more quickly if multiple orders can be taken at a time. Accuracy helps speed, so equipment such as digital headsets and menu boards aid McDonald’s speedy success. Accuracy will continue to improve with mobile ordering and paying through a global mobile app which will be released this year. Orders are generally ready in 17-100 seconds depending upon the number of items ordered. Curbside pick-up will also be available as another option, which was well-received in testing.

Read more: McDonald’s Drive Thru Success Tips

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