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August 11, 2014
New Restaurant Staffed Entirely with Deaf Waiters
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New Restaurant Staffed Entirely with Deaf Waiters // A Toronto restaurant called Signs has a waitstaff of 50, all of whom are deaf. Diners order in American Sign Language with the help of placards.
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Texas Pete TV: Ham's Restaurant - Greensboro, N.C.
playTexas Pete TV: Ham's Restaurant - Greensboro, N.C. // Ham's Restaurant in Greensboro, North Carolina, uses Texas Pete to amp up its house wing sauces, burgers, and much more. See how Texas Pete products are helping to make Ham's a staple in the Triad.
News Today
Economy of Kale: Leafy Green Is Taking Over
playEconomy of Kale: Leafy Green Is Taking Over // 8/4/14: Kale is booming. The mention of kale on restaurant menus is up 233 percent over the last two years, and it's taking up more of the valuable soil in California’s Salinas Valley, known as the “salad bowl of the world.”
Tropical Smoothie Cafe Drinks Up $23 Billion Market
playTropical Smoothie Cafe Drinks Up $23 Billion Market // 7/29/14: Tropical Smoothie Cafe CEO Michael Rotondo discusses the multi-billion dollar market for juices and smoothies, as well as the chain's franchise model.
Mark Bittman on the State of the Food Industry
playMark Bittman on the State of the Food Industry // 7/28/14: Food writer Mark Bittman praises fast casuals like Chipotle and argues that "elite language" surrounding unprocessed food isn't what most consumers want.
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DataCandy Overview
playDataCandy Overview // Unwrap the power of customer insights with the sweetness of DataCandy Loyalty and Gift Software! We help companies drive stronger customer relationships, retain a loyal fan base, and increase sales by using data, data, data.
Brand Marketing
KFC's Hands-On Promo for $5 Fill-Up Meals
playKFC's Hands-On Promo for $5 Fill-Up Meals // 8/1/14: “Colonel Sanders” caught drivers by surprise recently at an iconic full-service automotive station in Kentucky, filling up their cars for free and giving them KFC Gift Checks for a $5 Fill-Up Meal.
Del Taco's Buck & Under Menu
playDel Taco's Buck & Under Menu // 7/28/14: This ad for Del Taco's Buck & Under Menu, including tacos for 59 cents each, plays with viewer expectations by running partly "in reverse."
Three Atari Classics with a Denny’s Twist
playThree Atari Classics with a Denny’s Twist // 7/25/14: Denny's and Atari teamed up to create a series of mobile apps based on classic Atari video games. The new games--"Hashteroid," "Centipup," and "Takeout"--all have breakfast-related themes.
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HyperView PE & PE-32
playHyperView PE & PE-32" Menu Boards // HyperActive has engineered a truly dynamic solution: The new HyperView® PE-32" Menu Board—the industry’s first and only Power over Ethernet drive-thru display. It delivers content flexibility, hardware durability, and affordability—all in one dynamic system.
Culinary Class
Steak Cooked Over Lava: Next Food Trend?
playSteak Cooked Over Lava: Next Food Trend? // A group from London has figured out how to grill steak over hot lava.
Tips for Eye-Catching Dessert Photos Using A Smartphone
playTips for Eye-Catching Dessert Photos Using A Smartphone // This video from dessert supplier PreGel offers advice to restaurateurs for creating eye-catching photos on the cheap, from blast-freezing frozen desserts to choosing photo editing apps.
A Day in the Life of a Forager
playA Day in the Life of a Forager // David Siller is a professional forager who makes a living harvesting wild food that he sells to restaurants in Philadelphia.
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ManagerComplete - How it Works
playManagerComplete - How it Works // In this short video, we show how ManagerComplete makes managing multiple locations easy for franchise owners. ManagerComplete improves communication, creates consistency, and gives you more control across your remote locations. Questions? Call us today at 866-505-2233 or email us at info@managercomplete.com.
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