Category Archives: Restaurants

Predictions Fast Casual QSR — Food, Beverage and Design by NRN

Nations Restaurant News is pretty good at this sort thing. 2021 Predictions Excerpt: New prototypes, the emergence of consumer-packaged goods, the new food hall and more trends Nation’s Restaurant News’ editors predict for the new year Expect to see more technology supporting touch-free interactions, even more expansion of virtual brands and off-premise sales, consumer-packaged goods coming from more… Read More »

QSR with Self Service Kiosks, Pickup Cubbies in Toronto

From HospitalityTech Oct2020 — Naan & Kabob, a premium QSR and catering group in Toronto, launched a restaurant with kiosks and self-serve pickup cubbies. Here in the US there have been a few concepts using self-service ordering kiosks and pickup cubbies. Pioneers in the US space include Brightloom, formerly eatsa, and Little Caesars Pizza’s self-service mobile order pick-up station, known as the Pizza… Read More »

High Touch High Contact Restaurants Go No Touch Touchless Contactless

Excerpt from Nation’s Restaurant News — Of restaurant industry segments, the social-distancing requirements to stem the spread of the coronavirus have impacted few as deeply and profoundly as the once-high-touch full-service dining.  Ron Ruggless | Jul 08, 2020 High touch has become no touch.  Full service has become a fond memory. During the pandemic’s most severe dine-in restrictions, brands were… Read More »

SevenRooms to Help Restaurants Track Guests

From Cheddar Jun2020 By Taylor Craig SevenRooms, which works with hospitality venues like hotels and restaurants, has raised $50 million in a Series B funding round led by Providence Strategic Growth. Joel Montaniel, CEO & co-Founder at SevenRooms, announced the fresh injection of capital first on Cheddar Thursday morning, a feat particularly in the current economic climate. “It’s never… Read More »

MURTEC Restaurant Technology Conference Preview

From Kiosk Industry Preview Unprecedented consumer empowerment is redefining food service: delivery, privacy, personalization, alternative payments, artificial intelligence; stir in new ways to streamline the back of the house, and it’s a full-on innovation inferno. That’s why at MURTEC 2020 we’re giving restaurants an innovation heatmap. The agenda is packed with subject matter experts, and the show floor features 75+… Read More »