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April 10, 2014
The 15-Year-Old World-Class Chef
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The 15-Year-Old World-Class Chef // Flynn McGarry, 15, runs a supper club out of his parents' living room. He also works several days a week at Alma in LA, considered one of the best new restaurants in the country.
Delivering on the Made-to-Order Promise
playDelivering on the Made-to-Order Promise // See how the Digital Red Book helps keep every Fatburger location running smoothly and consistently.
News Today
Bojangles' NASCAR Partnership, IHOP's International Expansion, & More in Fresh Bytes
playBojangles' NASCAR Partnership, IHOP's International Expansion, & More in Fresh Bytes // Learn more about IHOP's expansion in the Middle East, Bojangles' title sponsorship of NASCAR's Southern 500, and the growth in protein's popularity.
Danny Meyer:
playDanny Meyer: "Don't Believe in Your Own Success" // Danny Meyer, the restaurateur behind successful concepts like Gramercy Tavern and Shake Shack, sits down for an interview with Jim Cramer on "Mad Money."
Ricky Bobby's Restaurant Under Fire
playRicky Bobby's Restaurant Under Fire // Sony Pictures filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against a race car-themed restaurant in Fort Worth, Texas, called Ricky Bobby's—the name of the character Will Ferrell played in the movie "Talladega Nights."
LoyalBlocks at Nanoosh
playLoyalBlocks at Nanoosh // Check out how the Union Square Manhattan branch of Nanoosh, a Mediterranean hummus bar, uses LoyalBlocks to automatically manage its loyalty program, reward its customers, and reach out to new ones. LoyalBlocks is the first fully automated, mobile-based loyalty system for brick-and-mortar merchants and their customers.
Brand Marketing
McDonald's: Flash Mob in Chicago for Free Coffee
playMcDonald's: Flash Mob in Chicago for Free Coffee // On Monday, March 31, commuters traveling through Chicago's Union Station saw a group of dancers form a flash mob as a promotion for McDonald's nationwide free coffee event.
Yogurtland Presents
playYogurtland Presents "Flavor Quest 2014" // Yogurtland is about halfway through its annual Flavor Quest. The 10-week event brings customers a different frozen-yogurt flavor each week from a new part of the globe.
IHOP's Cinnamon Swirl Brioche French Toast
playIHOP's Cinnamon Swirl Brioche French Toast // The latest LTO at IHOP is Brioche French Toast. This ad features the Cinnamon Swirl flavor, one of three varieties now on the menu.
playFiveStars // Loyalty may be the only marketing you ever need. Try FiveStars this month, for free. FiveStars gives you everything you need to acquire, grow, and retain your customer base. Schedule a free loyalty consultation, and we'll help you grow your business.
Culinary Class
The CIA Tours Noma with Chef Rene Redzepi
playThe CIA Tours Noma with Chef Rene Redzepi // Chef Rene Redzepi of Denmark's Noma restaurant is well known for his work developing what's called New Nordic cuisine: a way of cooking and eating focused on local, seasonal ingredients. Here he explains recent changes to his kitchen.
The Secrets Behind Joe's Pizza in Greenwich Village
playThe Secrets Behind Joe's Pizza in Greenwich Village // At 77, Pino "Joe" Pozzuoli is still a major part of the Joe's Pizza team. The founder of the iconic New York pizzeria comes into the restaurant almost every day and samples a slice for quality control.
Beer Glass Designed to Deter Phone Use
playBeer Glass Designed to Deter Phone Use // An ad agency in Brazil created what could be a solution to keep people off their phones in social situations: the “offline glass,” a beer glass that only stands if resting on a cellphone. The "Today Show" explains.
Delivery IQ by FoodTec Solutions
playDelivery IQ by FoodTec Solutions // Delivery IQ is both an App for your drivers and new functionality within the FoodTec POS. Delivery IQ provides control to managers, efficiency to drivers, and transparency to customers. Now you can truly optimize delivery performance.
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