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December 10, 2013
The Full-Service Restaurant Without Waiters
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The Full-Service Restaurant Without Waiters // A sushi restaurant in Tokyo has almost entirely replaced its front-of-house staff with a complex system of tablets and conveyor belts.
Panasonic Toughpad Fearless Sweepstakes
playPanasonic Toughpad Fearless Sweepstakes // On October 22, Panasonic launched its Toughpad Fearless Sweepstakes, giving participants the chance to win one of nine Panasonic Toughpads as well as a day of soccer with Olympic gold medalist Abby Wambach.
News Today
Holiday Promotions, Wine Popularity, & More in Fresh Bytes
playHoliday Promotions, Wine Popularity, & More in Fresh Bytes // Learn more about restaurants' efforts to help in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, plus a run-down of holiday-themed LTOs, in the latest episode of Fresh Bytes.
Seattle Restaurant Bans Google Glass
playSeattle Restaurant Bans Google Glass // The owner of Lost Lake Cafe & Lounge in Seattle outlawed the use of Google Glass, a high-tech phone prototype, inside the establishment. The ban has sparked a privacy debate online.
The NRA's Trend Forecast for 2014
playThe NRA's Trend Forecast for 2014 // The National Restaurant Association predicts menu trends for the year ahead with its "What's Hot" survey, asking chefs and bartenders about their expectations for 2014.
Introducing Collapsible X-Cart
playIntroducing Collapsible X-Cart // Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP), the leader in innovative, solutions-based commercial products, announced the launch of the Collapsible X-Cart, a durable basket truck system featuring a compact, lightweight frame that collapses by 75 percent.
Brand Marketing
Olive Garden's New Italiano Burger
playOlive Garden's New Italiano Burger // Olive Garden introduced a burger to its menu for the first time. The chain aims to better compete with restaurants already on board the specialty burger trend.
KFC United Kingdom's Christmas Song
playKFC United Kingdom's Christmas Song // KFC United Kingdom sends up the typical annoyances of the holidays with this seasonal ad. Everyone puts aside their differences with the help of KFC chicken.
Quiznos Scores with Welker in Colorado
playQuiznos Scores with Welker in Colorado // Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker answers questions for Quiznos in this new Web series. Colorado locations are offering the special "Wild Wild Wes" sandwich through December 29.
FLAT Tech Demo
playFLAT Tech Demo // No more spilt coffee! FLAT is a simple yet revolutionary technology that instantly levels and stabilises anything from a helicopter to a table and has applications in industries as diverse as hospitality, furniture, film & TV, and construction.
Culinary Class
Modern Arkansas Cooking with Matt McClure
playModern Arkansas Cooking with Matt McClure // The city of Bentonville, Arkansas, has seen a recent influx of newcomers from India. Chef Matt McClure of The Hive uses Indian flavors to inspire his refined Southern cuisine.
M.P. Taverna Presents Branzino
playM.P. Taverna Presents Branzino // Watch as Chef Michael Psilakis of M.P. Taverna in New York prepares one of the restaurant's most popular dishes. Making Greek food more accessible is his passion.
Seafood and Community at Nick's
playSeafood and Community at Nick's // Nick's Seafood Restaurant along the Florida Gulf Coast is family-owned and does most of its own fishing. Open since 1963, it's an integral part of the small town of Freeport.
Operators: See How the Edge Card Can Pay Off for You
playOperators: See How the Edge Card Can Pay Off for You // The Edge Discover prepaid card from the National Restaurant Association is a new choice for your employees. You can offer direct deposit and your employees receive a prepaid card with more features than a standard payroll card.
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