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January 20, 2014
Delivering Champagne Via Unmanned Drone
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Delivering Champagne Via Unmanned Drone // As a publicity stunt, this new wine bar at the Verbier resort in the Swiss Alps used a mini drone helicopter to bring a bottle of champagne to a group of guests.
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Texas Pete TV: Dickey's Barbecue Pit
playTexas Pete TV: Dickey's Barbecue Pit // See how Texas Pete Hot Sauce partners with Dickey's Barbecue Pit to add some heat to its menu. In 2014, the barbecue chain will team up with the hot sauce brand for new menu items its customers will love.
News Today
Q2: A Q&A with QSR's Editors
playQ2: A Q&A with QSR's Editors // QSR's editors discuss Pizza Hut's new product innovations, the battle between burgers and sandwiches, and 2014 trends in the latest episode of Q2.
Science Teacher Gets Results from
playScience Teacher Gets Results from "McDonald's Diet" // Iowa teacher John Cisna ate only at McDonald's for 90 days and lost 37 pounds in an effort to prove to his students that calorie-counting is a primary factor in a healthy diet.
Chef José Andrés Designs Cocktail Toppers for MIT
playChef José Andrés Designs Cocktail Toppers for MIT // MIT researchers recently debuted two "scientific cocktail toppers," a cocktail boat and floral pipette, that they developed with chef José Andrés. (FSR recently spoke with Andrés about his iconic restaurant empire.)
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FES HOUSTON Attendee Preview 2014
playFES HOUSTON Attendee Preview 2014 // Join thousands of entrepreneurs and business owners Feb. 6-8 in Houston at the FRANCHISE EXPO SOUTH, the premier franchise expo serving the Southwestern US, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Meet hundreds of proven franchised businesses. Every investment level.
Brand Marketing
O'Charley's Free Pie Wednesday
playO'Charley's Free Pie Wednesday // O'Charley's promotes its latest LTO, which gives diners a free slice of pie with any entree purchase every Wednesday, along with its new cherry pie.
play"25 Facts About Taco Bell" // Millennial musicians and Twitter celebrities share trivia about Taco Bell in this video, modeled after the recent social media trending topic #25FactsAboutMe.
Quaker Steak & Lube:
playQuaker Steak & Lube: "Get Saucy!" // Quaker Steak & Lube encourages restaurant-goers to try its spicy LTO menu items: Sriracha Chicken Tacos, the Island Jerk Chicken Sandwich, and the Sweet Heat Curry Chicken Wrap.
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Nosh List
playNosh List // Nosh List is a free waitlist management application for restaurants. It features free SMS/phone call notifications to alert parties when their table is ready, venue analytics calculated in realtime, and integration to the Nosh consumer application.
Culinary Class
Next Restaurant: Chicago Steak
playNext Restaurant: Chicago Steak // Chef Grant Achatz's Next Restaurant in Chicago completely redesigns its menu every few months to fit a new theme. This trailer is for the upcoming classic Chicago-style steakhouse menu.
Melisse:
playMelisse: "2 Minutes to Open" // The Food Network goes behind the scenes at Melisse, a Michelin two-starred, traditional French restaurant in Santa Monica, California, to make this tribute to restaurant prep work.
What Will Be New in Food in 2014?
playWhat Will Be New in Food in 2014? // In this video, chefs in New York talk about the dining trends they anticipate may grow this year, as well as their most (and least) favorite new fads.
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AKFCF Testimonial for MonkeyMedia Software Catering
playAKFCF Testimonial for MonkeyMedia Software Catering // AKFCF Operators take on the challenge of catering within their franchises utilizing the MonkeyCatering platform and Catering Institute strategy services.
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