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2012 Food Trends Get Technical | Food+Tech Connect

2012 Food Trends Get Technical | Food+Tech Connect | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
Speculation on 2012's food trends are everywhere, from the newest ethnic flavors to the next super berry.  But more interesting are the ways experts see...
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Chipotle game to compare ingredients with brand’s competitors

Chipotle game to compare ingredients with brand’s competitors | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
“Friend or Faux” will launch July 21
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How The Tools Of Venture Capital Are Revolutionizing Food

How The Tools Of Venture Capital Are Revolutionizing Food | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
Inspired by tech, food accelerators are breeding a new generation of food entrepreneurs.
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How OpenTable Is Connecting Hungry Diners & Restaurants with SinglePlatform Menus

How OpenTable Is Connecting Hungry Diners & Restaurants with SinglePlatform Menus | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
Connecting with hungry diners just got a lot easier for restaurants. OpenTable is excited to be partnering with SinglePlatform as our preferred provider to deliver restaurant menus across our platforms in the U.S. & Canada. Already an OpenTable restaurant? Publishing menus to OpenTable via SinglePlatform is completely free! Why Update Menus? Diners rely on OpenTable for
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Restaurateur Billy Dec shares social media lessons

Restaurateur Billy Dec shares social media lessons | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
Chicago operator spots trends on TV special
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TGI Fridays Campaign Goes 360 To Giveaway Burgers

TGI Fridays Campaign Goes 360 To Giveaway Burgers | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
TGI Fridays' pay-it-forward promotion "Buy A Burger, Give A Burger" gives consumers a unique way to share a free burger through social media. After ordering a handcrafted burger at one of their
restaurants, the campaign -- which is running across traditional and digital media -- allows consumers to send a code for a free burger to their social network.
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Why Storytelling for Brands Is Becoming More Important Than Ever

Why Storytelling for Brands Is Becoming More Important Than Ever | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
By Jessica Bryant, Managing Editor

Months ago, Whole Foods came out with its first national advertising
campaign. It comes in the form of a video, and tells the message of the
brand’s values: ethical, high-quality food production and sourcing, and
fair labor practices. Why did Whole Foods, a household name, decide on a
national ad spend now? Because of competition. Despite its success (and
perhaps, in part, because of it), the better-for-you market segment is
becoming mainstream. Everyone
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Technology Expectations Shoot Up for Restaurant Consumers

Technology Expectations Shoot Up for Restaurant Consumers | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
Mobile apps for loyalty points and rewards, free Wi-Fi, and mobile ordering and payment will grow more important in the years ahead.
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Kick Apps: 5 mobile tools to simplify your job

Kick Apps: 5 mobile tools to simplify your job | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
Here are five apps that will help you run a badass restaurant and put guests in your seats.
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AmazonFresh Becomes A Prime Benefit In Select California Markets, At $7.99 Per Delivery

AmazonFresh Becomes A Prime Benefit In Select California Markets, At $7.99 Per Delivery | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
AmazonFresh, Amazon's grocery delivery service which lets customers shop for both fresh produce and other packaged goods, is now being made available to..
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Fast Food for Googlers: Search Results Now Show Nutrition for Popular Chains

Fast Food for Googlers: Search Results Now Show Nutrition for Popular Chains | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
Google will provide more accessible, detailed results about specific items and full menus at popular chains.
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How a 23-Year-Old Persuaded Mark Cuban to Invest in Automated Booze

How a 23-Year-Old Persuaded Mark Cuban to Invest in Automated Booze | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
For TendedBar founder Jay Perkins, all it took to land Mark Cuban as an investor was a single email and a great idea.
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Groupon Acquires OrderUp Food Delivery Service

Groupon Acquires OrderUp Food Delivery Service | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
Groupon appears to be readying itself to expand into food delivery and take on services like GrubHub. Today, the company announced its acquisition of..
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This app makes it easy to split the check

This app makes it easy to split the check | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
Have you ever gone out to dinner with a group of friends and found it challenging to split the bill? Reserve, the app that aims to “serve as your personal dining concierge,” has updated both its iOS and Android app, so users can split the check evenly, without all of the hassles.
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Burger magnate Danny Meyer is also great at opening museum restaurants.

For the fine dining naysayers of Manhattan's gilded aughts, the pre-crash years that brought us $1,000 meals at Masa and Per Se, the debut of Danny Meyer's the Modern in 2005 represented a welcome...
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Assess your buys as food costs rise

Assess your buys as food costs rise | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
Wholesale food prices continue to increase, jumping more than 5 percent in 2014 and nearly 25 percent during the last five years, according to the National Restaurant Association’s 2015 Restaurant Industry Forecast. You can’t control the markets, but you can harness your food costs. Try these strategies to boost your bottom line: http://ow.ly/P0zen
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Domino’s introduces Apple Watch app

Domino’s introduces Apple Watch app | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
The latest addition to the pizza chain’s tech offerings enables users to track their order status.
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Fast Food Workers Climb Restaurant Ladder as Career Choice - QSR magazine

Fast Food Workers Climb Restaurant Ladder as Career Choice - QSR magazine | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
RT @NRAEF: 75% of employees say #restaurants offer a career path of upward mobility. The brave new workforce: http://t.co/HfDImVAzQp via @Q…
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Restaurant digital signage is heating up

Restaurant digital signage is heating up | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
Digital menu board blogger looks at hot trends in restaurant digital signage. Digital menu boards and restaurant digital signage are getting smarter and and becoming an invaluable source of actionable business intelligence.
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The problem with so many restaurant Web sites

The problem with so many restaurant Web sites | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
RANT| Prospective diners should be able to easily find hours, menus and contact information online.
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Spot Taps Experts And Friends To Recommend The Best Restaurants, Shops And More

Spot Taps Experts And Friends To Recommend The Best Restaurants, Shops And More | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
Startup studio Expa is unveiling its newest company today — Spot, which promises to help users to find "the best places in the world." In other words,..
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Revel Systems Raises $100M To Grow Its iPad Point-Of-Sale Business, Sets Sights On IPO

Revel Systems Raises $100M To Grow Its iPad Point-Of-Sale Business, Sets Sights On IPO | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
iPad-based point-of-sale platform maker Revel Systems has raised $100 million in a Series C round of funding, multiplying the startup's existing funding raise..
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