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Most Restaurant Workers Go to Work When They're Sick: Report

Surprised? You shouldn't be.
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Wendy's Is Making Snapchat-Like Mobile Ads on Facebook

Wendy's Is Making Snapchat-Like Mobile Ads on Facebook | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
Brands are just starting to play with Facebook's full-screen mobile ads, but Wendy's social marketers already seem to be having lots of fun with the new format.
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Restaurant Innovation Summit

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Register now for the Restaurant Innovation Summit, Oct. 27-28 at the Westin Gaslamp in San Diego. Join us as we reinvent the restaurant experience, with topics ranging from the new airport restaurant experience, workforce engagement, delivery on-demand and geofencing http://bit.ly/1vhbXzm
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Subway proposes settlement in mega class action

Subway proposes settlement in mega class action | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
The deal could involve any customers who purchased a six-inch or footlong sub over a 12-year period.
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Now serving: Technology with a side of innovation

Now serving: Technology with a side of innovation | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
Kafarakis (Photo: National Restaurant Association) There’s no doubt about it: Running a restaurant today is tougher than ever before. On top of some
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Food costs continue to rise. Why is it happening?

Food costs continue to rise. Why is it happening? | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
A series of events have affected the prices of everything from eggs to beef
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OpenTable Joins Pay-to-Play Reservation Wars, Offers Hot Tables for $100-$200 Each

A test phase will offer last-minute, prime-time tables at NYC hot spot Cosme — for a fee.
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Fast Food Brands Update Price Strategy to Pay for Higher Minimum Wage

Fast Food Brands Update Price Strategy to Pay for Higher Minimum Wage | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
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Restaurant industry ranked 2nd-favorite sector by consumers

Restaurant industry ranked 2nd-favorite sector by consumers | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
Food-related industries comprise the bulk of Americans’ preferred business sectors, according to recent Gallup data.
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The Year Is 2040: Welcome to Your Favorite New Restaurant

The Year Is 2040: Welcome to Your Favorite New Restaurant | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
Eater spoke with restaurant technology experts and an environmental designer to construct the fast-casual restaurant of the future.
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3 restaurant trends getting more gas

3 restaurant trends getting more gas | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
Tech integration by restaurants is moving at full force as the industry enters the fall. Operators are using different functionality—particularly mobile advancements—to give customers what they want.
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What Your Hotel Needs to Know about Guest Intelligence

What Your Hotel Needs to Know about Guest Intelligence | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
The days of ignoring guest reviews are over; here are the Guest Intelligence basics for today's intelligent hotels.
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FCES15: How failing to adapt leads to failure in business

FCES15: How failing to adapt leads to failure in business | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
Jeremy Gutsche kicked off the 10th annual Fast Casual Executive Summit on Sunday evening at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Miami with a rousing and energetic keynote session — "Better & Faster: The Proven Path to Unstoppable Ideas."
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All your questions on how zero-tipping restaurants work — answered!

Last week, Danny Meyer rocked the American restaurant landscape when he announced that his Union Square Hospitality Group would be entirely eliminating tipping at its 13 New York City restaurants....
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Fast Food Chain Executives Talk Personal Healthy Active Lifestyles

Fast Food Chain Executives Talk Personal Healthy Active Lifestyles | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it

In 2015, any company that wants a healthy bottom line has to think about healthy menu offerings. “Consumers’ definitions of health will continue to evolve, and descriptors like ‘fresh,’ ‘local,’ and ‘sustainable’ will lose their elitist associations and be insisted upon by all consumers, not just the affluent and the activists,” Technomic wrote in its “5 Ways Food Brands Get ‘FIT’ for the Future” guidelines in June.

But it’s one thing to talk the talk and show consumers you’re pandering to their health concerns. It’s another entirely for executives to walk the walk and actually lead healthy lifestyles themselves. We found seven who are doing just that, all while offering their health-conscious fans plenty to be excited about....

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This Logan Square Restaurant Just Got Rid Of Tipping

This Logan Square Restaurant Just Got Rid Of Tipping | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
The Radler has dumped tipping and moved to a flat 18 percent service charge.
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Inside the Numbers: The Effect that GrubHub Has on Restaurants

Inside the Numbers: The Effect that GrubHub Has on Restaurants | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
GrubHub is often celebrated as one of Chicago's top tech pillars, a fast-growing startup that navigated a successful IPO in less than ten years after its launch. And though GrubHub's growth is...
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How Food Waste Ended Up on Restaurant Menus

Once the restaurant world's darkest secret, food waste is now its top cause.
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Mobile Tech Mashup: 7 Apps Worth Considering for Your Restaurant Operations

Mobile Tech Mashup: 7 Apps Worth Considering for Your Restaurant Operations | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
By Brie Abramowicz, Foodable Contributor

There is no denying that keeping up with the latest trends in mobile tech
as they relate to your food business is a job in and of itself. To save you
time and energy as the busy holiday season approaches, we’ve compiled a
list of seven mobile apps for your consideration.

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Chefs Feed

Calling all chefs! Chefs Feed wants you to share you
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Trying out a killer tech strategy | Restaurants

Trying out a killer tech strategy | Restaurants | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
If Kelly Killian chose a theme that unites September’s stories, it would be “try.” It seems to be the secret sauce that has fueled technological success.
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Taco Bell launches online ordering and payment

Taco Bell launches online ordering and payment | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
New website ta.co allows users access across devices
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Virtual reality-based recruiting looks to sway millennials at General Mills

Virtual reality-based recruiting looks to sway millennials at General Mills | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
At the company, virtual reality goggles are already making a splash in campus recruiting.
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Big Data for Restaurants

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The Restaurant Technology Guys are breaking down Big Data for restaurants - what it is, why it's important, and what it can do for your restaurant.
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Chipotle Caters to College Customers with Tapingo Delivery Partnership

Chipotle Caters to College Customers with Tapingo Delivery Partnership | SocialMediaRestaurants.com | Scoop.it
Chipotle is available for delivery through Tapingo at 40 college campuses nationwide this fall, and at more than 100 campuses by spring 2016.
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