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September 25, 2014
Tabletop Tablets Changing Restaurant Service
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Tabletop Tablets Changing Restaurant Service // 9/22/14: This video takes a look at the in-restaurant ordering and payment systems now being introduced at casual-dining and fast-casual establishments like Chili's and Panera.
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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, N.C., 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
Sonny's BBQ Hosts
playSonny's BBQ Hosts "No Technology Night" // 9/18/14: A Sonny's BBQ location in Florida is hosting a monthly "No Technology Night" as a local charity fundraiser. Diners check their phones at the door, and the restaurant provides conversation topics.
In Japan, Traditional Italian Pizza Wins
playIn Japan, Traditional Italian Pizza Wins // 9/17/14: In Tokyo, simple Neapolitan-style pizza rivals cheese-laden American-style pies in popularity, and there's no sign of the trend slowing anytime soon.
Beer Data: Tracking Happy Hour
playBeer Data: Tracking Happy Hour // 9/22/14: Big Data—making sense of huge amounts of information on everything from shopping to dating—is having a growing effect on the foodservice industry. Bar owners also use apps to learn about customer preferences.
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Hellmann's® Love at First Bite with Jerry's Sandwiches
playHellmann's® Love at First Bite with Jerry's Sandwiches // Watch customers fall in love at first bite as operator Trey Elder makes his favorite sandwich using Hellmann’s® Mayonnaise.
Brand Marketing
Shake Shack: Making the
playShake Shack: Making the "Staple Concrete" // 9/15/14: Shake Shack teamed up with New York-based clothing line Staple to create a dessert LTO that represented the spirit of the label in its flavor profile.
Free Pie Wednesday at O'Charley's
playFree Pie Wednesday at O'Charley's // 9/22/14: O'Charley's works the seasonal obsession with pumpkin flavors into this ad for its free pie promotion, offering pumpkin pie for a limited time.
Moe's Volcano
playMoe's Volcano // 9/23/14: Moe's Southwest Grill makes a miniature volcano out of the ingredients in its menu items to promote the new Chili Con Queso burrito.
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Drive-Thru Challenge
playDrive-Thru Challenge // If you're in the QSR business, you can't afford NOT to look at this uVu Lids Drive-Thru Challenge. Set in a fast-food restaurant, two employees race to see how many lids can be placed safely on coffee cups without any dangerous spills.
Culinary Class
A Look at Chapel Hill's [ONE] Restaurant
playA Look at Chapel Hill's [ONE] Restaurant // Chefs Daniel Ryan and Kim Floresca joined [ONE] Restaurant last year after having worked in some of the best restaurants in the world. They discuss North Carolina produce, their restaurant, and why small-city dining is on the rise.
Making Cuban Coffee in Miami
playMaking Cuban Coffee in Miami // For Miami's Cuban community, making coffee is as important as drinking it.
Brooklyn Bakery Focuses on Spiked Treats
playBrooklyn Bakery Focuses on Spiked Treats // Desserts at Spirited, a new bakery-cocktail bar in Brooklyn, share alcohol as a common ingredient. Owner and "baketender" Kimberly Wetherell demonstrates her craft-brewed churros.
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3M™ Drive-Thru Headset System G5
play3M™ Drive-Thru Headset System G5 // Say “Hello” to the 3M™ Drive-Thru Headset System G5. Inspired by you, the G5 headset features enhanced comfort, lighter weight, easier to use, increased durability, and the only headset that allows you to repair it in seconds, in your store.
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