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How to Start a Restaurant

A lot of people get caught up in the idea of creating a niche and trying to find a revolutionary concept. The bottom line is most ‘concepts’ fail; stick with what...
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Just Eat And Sarah Willingham Design New Programme To Help Independent Restaurant Businesses!

The takeaway giants Just Eat, have created a new food business Bible specifically for UK local businesses and independent restaurants to help them drive sustained growth. ...
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Restaurant Owners, Listen Up! Your Diners Are Judging You… on Your Tech!

Nearly 50% of 1,000 diners said they would judge a restaurant based on its utilisation of technology ...
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Uber Eats Land Themselves a New Online Ordering Platform

Uber Eats has successfully managed to secure OrderTalk....
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The Best Street Food Vendors In Europe!

Nowadays, some of Europe’s best food can be found on the streets… and by that we mean from some seriously good street food trucks and stalls. ...
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How To Adapt To The Rise Of Delivery

The food delivery market is turning the restaurant industry upside down and restaurant owners are having to adapt their business model to meet the demands of the changed consumer. ...
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Six Ways to Reduce Water Usage and Cut your Costs

With a typical sit-down restaurant using an average of 5800* gallons of water a day, the industry can really benefit from ways of saving water and lowering their costs...
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Automating the Art of the Perfect Pizza

A semi-automatic pizza former takes away the hard work, whilst delivering a much speedier outcome...
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Selling More with Cross-Selling

One of the best tactics for restaurants to increase sales is cross-selling...
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Gaucho & Cau Restaurants Take on GDPR

GDPR is not just a box ticking exercise, but a change to the culture of how data is collected, processed and stored...
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Why Businesses Should Use Video Marketing

Over the next four years, video is expected to see the fastest rate of growth...
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How To Finance Your Refurbishment / Equipment…

When opening your first premises, or adding a new one to your portfolio, you are inevitably going to be faced with large upfront costs...
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How to Become Irreplaceable in the Workplace

It doesn’t matter how long you have been working as a manager in the hospitality industry, it’s always a great idea to brush up on your leadership and management skills...
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Traditional Petrol Powered Scooter Fleets Being Silenced

For the last few years the desire to switch to zero-emission delivery platforms has become stronger...
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Food Delivery Insurance - Is Your Business Really Covered?

Arranging the correct motor insurance for food delivery is and has been a huge problem in the sector for many years...
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Your Restaurant's Waste is Telling you Something

A good waste service provider can assist managers with how to handle materials properly, how to reduce spillage, slips and falls...
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Summit to probe trends driving 64 percent sales slump at top UK restaurants

Restaurant & Takeaway Innovation Expo has partnered with the fantastic Restaurant Franchising and Innovation Summit to bring you all the most relevant news in the fast paced hospitality industry...
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Pizza Hut UK Discuss Driving Customer Experience through Technology

QSR Media spoke with Pizza Hut UK's IT director Keith Frimley to discuss this, and the role IT has to play in customer experience...
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Delivery to grow 17% over next two years: The NPD Group

In the year ending February 2018, there were 673 million deliveries, nearly 6.0% of the total British eat-out or out-of-home (OOH) market...
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“Penny” the Robotic Waitress Is at Your Service!

Penny can manoeuvre between customers and staff, will stop when confronted by hazards and can even carry hot soup ...
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Copenhagen Is Now Officially Home to the Best Street Food Vendor in Europe

Hija de Sanchez, which began life as a Mexican food truck in 2015, was rated the best street food vendor in the whole of Europe...
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Boston Tea Party Become UK’s First Coffee Chain to Ban Disposable Cups

An estimated two billion disposable coffee cups are used in the UK each year, with less than 1% of these actually being recycled...
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Ooh La Pasta reaps the benefits of Greengear LPG generator from Calor

Initially starting out with a petrol generator, Emma found this cumbersome and inefficient, and she wanted a cleaner and easier option...
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How ethical business is changing the world one G&T at a time

The social enterprise sector has rocketed in recent years. Good business is big business, with the sector now contributing £24billion to the UK economy ...
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Social Media - Why is it important for SMEs?

Social Media is frequently utilised as a source of data to spread learning and help in changing individuals' perspectives and conclusions. In this way, in developed nations, online networking is picking...
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Pret A Manger Introduces Branded, Reusable Water Bottles

Customers can buy these bottles and can refill them at filtered water stations located inside the chain’s stores. The insulated bottles, which cost £20, keep drinks cold for...
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Six Tips to Help you Pick the Best Packaging for Street Food

Consumers now expect to see all street vendors using environmentally friendly packaging. And this demand is making even the smallest of vendors take action!...
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Pizza Express Launches New Payment App

Timothy Love, Senior Marketing Manager at PizzaExpress, said: “We are always looking at ways we can improve our customers’ experiences and our new app will do just that...
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Leon Restaurants Strengthens its Vegan Offering

Rubys, the Greenwich patisserie, will be providing Leon restaurants with vegan desserts, including crowd favourites such as their ...
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The Wait for the Bill is Over! Wagamama Embraces Digital Dining

Wagamama claim the app will save diners an average of 12 minutes every meal, seeing as they will not have to ...
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How Has Technology Increased McDonald's' Bottom Line?

By June 2017, Wall Street analysts recorded that McDonalds’ stock was up by 26% YTD, however many other restaurant chains were not rejoicing a stock increase ...
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The Design Trends Making their Mark in 2018

Collaborative environments spread out the financing risk, and that creates a space for creativity....
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V-Tex Set to Launch in the UK

If every retailer could replace their current systems of refrigeration with one that only chilled the drinks that were being sold, rapidly at the time of sale, wouldn’t that be a...
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Street food must embrace technology to succeed in the digital era

Using technology to enhance the growth of street food doesn’t stop with easing burdens on eaters. The correct application of digital tools can also empower street food vendors by affording them ...
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Why coffee automation is no longer considered a dirty word

We asked Jan Adriaens, CEO of Schuilenburg and Belgian engineer behind smart autofoamer Perfect Moose, how he saw this evolution take shape....
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Entrepreneurial twenty-something launches free London magazine exploring its culture and history

Whether visiting for a long weekend or just a day, readers can use the magazine to make informed decisions about the best areas to explore...
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The benefits of having a delivery solution manage your deliveries

Whether restaurants are start-ups or on-going, deliveries can be a lot to deal with if restaurants already have established in-house orders. By using a delivery solution to manage delivery orders, in-house...
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Dunkin Donuts Have Upgraded Their Look for 2018!

Dunkin’ Donuts has opened up a new store in Massachusetts. Inside this 2,200 square foot store you will be welcomed with a more contemporary design alongside some new-age technology!...
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Zizzi and PFF Packing Create New Takeaway Packaging Fit for the Dining Room Table

Zizzi has become one of the first restaurant chains to invest in the takeaway market by launching their new branded takeaway packaging. ...
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Pizza Hut Are the Next Restaurant to Install Mastercard’s App Payment

Pizza Hut customers will be able to pay for their bill by using an app! Mastercard’s “Qkr With Masterpass” mobile payment app will allow customers to order, pay and even split...
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Customers Are on the Hunt for Environmentally Friendly Food Packaging!

Because the food-on-the-go empire has grown so quickly, the need for innovative, and easy-to-use food packaging has skyrocketed. But this growth also faces a dilemma - how the single-use packaging is...
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Expand your delivery business with e-bikes

Generally speaking, electric mopeds or motorcycles are used for long distance transportation, largely because motorcycles have a bigger battery storage. Thanks to battery technology development, the creation of high capacity batteries...
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How to boost sales with digital signage

Designing effective signage for your business involves more than creating an array of logos and pictures. You need to think about how your sign will be perceived, with people always on...
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Street Food Restaurants Are Popping Up Everywhere and Investors Are Noticing!

Where can you find 500 diners chowing down Italian stone-baked pizzas, beef short-rib on toast and salted caramel chocolate brownies? The answer… Mackie Mayor in Manchester! ...
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The Future Is Now: IoT enabled Smart Grills

Andreas Andreou, Product Manager at myGRILL, world first smart grilling appliance manufacturer, has recently shared ways the IoT and smart technologies can benefit companies that operate a commercial kitchen...
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Meet the Heat at first bite.

According to an Attest Survey in July last year, the UK's Food and Drink Industry is a fast-moving market, with £26.5bn spent on takeaways and home deliveries....
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How to make your catering business stand out in 2018!

If you have a movable catering business, you should set aside time at least twice a year to consider popular food trends and trying something new. ...
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Support Your Local Businesses….. & Receive Free Packaging In The Process!

In such a competitive market worth around £22 billion pounds in the UK in 2017, and expected to grow a further 2.6% in 2018, the need to find the correct...
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Competing For Staff - The Reality Facing The Catering Industry After Brexit

Brexit has introduced uncertainty for EU migrant workers, and a substantial fall in the value of sterling to the euro has made sending money back home less attractive. ...
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Burger King owner assigns tech czar to boost business

The chain’s commitment to enhancing its operations is demonstrative of its strong desire to keep up with it’s fiercest rivals, with the likes of Starbucks Corp and Domino’s Pizza Inc both...
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Food-to-go giants pledge to cut sugar levels

The code, designed by a working group from all participating companies, has been reviewed by the British Nutrition Foundation, and concerns a series of commitments centred on cutting sugar and responsible...
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Pizza Hut devises self-driving delivery trucks

Once completed, the vehicle will be electric and fully self-serving. With a low floor and open interior space, it will be able to serve a number of different purposes. The length...
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McDonald’s makes sustainable packaging pact

McDonald’s chief supply chain and sustainability officer said of the changes in a statement: “As the world’s largest restaurant company, we have a responsibility to use our scale for good to...
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Towards Smart Urban Mobility

Walther Ploos van Amstel, Lector City logistics at the Hogeschool van Amsterdam, on this subject: “In city logistics, we see a growing amount of small shipments and more just-in-time deliveries, which...
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Mastering The Art Of In-Store Music

We talk to Monta Grinina, Background Music Manager at I Like Music to find out more about what music can do for you, your employees and your business....
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Start-up secures £400k finance for new restaurant

When new-start company Nuala London Ltd needed £400k to transform a City Arts & Music Project into a fresh new restaurant / bar in the heart of London, an alternative finance...
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Big plans brewing for Brew York

Brew York co-founders and beer lovers, Wayne Smith and Lee Grabham, opened what many consider to be York’s most unique venue back in April 2016 and already have 17 employees. They...
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The lowest waste, the biggest growth

The most critical question in the food sector at this point is: are there any alternative containers that offer all these advantages at the same time?...
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Family business processing the way forward in the food industry

In September 2015, as part of its ongoing expansion programme, CK Foods officially announced the opening of their purpose-built £5m state-of-the-art food production facility in West Bowling, Bradford....
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Overcoming a barrier to growth and success: energy bills

Check the customer service record of any energy company you are considering switching to. Ofgem conducts customer satisfaction surveys and monitors complaints received by energy companies. ...
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Appetise is crowdfunding to become the next big online marketplace

Talking about the crowdfunding campaign, Appetise’s CEO, Konstantine Karampatsos said: “With a minimum investment of only £10 through Crowdcube, we believe equity crowdfunding is a great way to involve our customers...
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The rise of non-alcoholic beverages

Considered one of Germany’s finest beers, Rothaus is appreciated by an ever-increasing number of connoisseurs around the world. In an age of high output mass production, Rothaus maintains tradition in the...
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Get your food to your customers faster

John’s of Romford is a traditional family-run business with 50 years’ experience in the motorcycle and scooter industry. Over five decades we’ve seen first-hand the need to deliver products and services...
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NEW EPoS Solution by Gryphen POS Solutions - why should small businesses invest in an Epos system?

January 2018 sees the Gryphen POS Solutions team launch their Small Business Solution “POSCoreSBS” specifically to address this challenge, providing the core benefits that small businesses benefit from in a ...
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Odema Ltd receive prestigious award from McDonalds Restaurants

Odema has been preferred installation company status for MCDonalds since 2006. Since that time Odema have refurbished over 1000 restaurants and a particular highlight was the installation of the four main...
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Food waste in the UK

Food is lost or wasted at every stage in the food supply chain, and can happen for several reasons. Food waste occurs when safe, nutritious food fit for human consumption is...
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Latest innovations to consider when choosing an EPOS system

Your customers expect to be able to order online and this is now an essential for any food delivery business. But not all online ordering systems are created equal...
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BIOPAC’S STATEMENT ON PLASTICS AND OCEAN WASTE

Biopac offers their thoughts on the ongoing issues with disposables and plastics. ...
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One of Britain’s best street-food start-ups branches out

Humpit has managed to tap into the rapidly-growing vegan food market. According to the animal protection group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), one in five people aged between...
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Take Eat Away to launch new food delivery bag at Restaurant & Takeaway Innovation Expo

Our products are continually evolving as we develop new features based on our customer requirements. Our friendly team are here to help your business grow and we can provide a bespoke...
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Subway Launch Their First Augmented Reality Advertisement

Their ad could be seen at London’s King’s Cross Mainland Station, and began with live mirror footage imagery of the station. This image then slowly fades away, and transforms into...
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St Peter's Brewery Launches World's First Organic Zero Alcohol Beer

Brewed in exactly the same way as a normal beer, just without the alcohol, Without Organic is a delicious, rich and full-bodied beer that is perfect for lager and ale drinkers. ...
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Easy Steps to Help Your Company Succeed in the AI Business World

AI has transformed into a lucrative market for the business world. According to recent reports, it is predicted that the AI industry will be worth over ...
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Top Tips for QSR’s looking to purchase environmentally friendly packaging

Don’t forget when sourcing packaging that any benefits to the environment are also joined by a public appetite for eco-conscious, caring packaging and practices. Multiple studies have shown that consumers actively...
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Britain's best takeaway has officially been crowned

Following its launch of the world’s hottest curry, which firmly put the curry house on the map, Limed Pickle has enjoyed its fair share of success over the past few years ...
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The “Pizza-Checker”: Domino’s High-Tech Solution for the Perfect Pizza

The “Pizza Checker” has multiple functions; it can distinguish different types of pizza, and can also check if the pizza is at the correct temperature. The camera will be installed just...
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Core Printing Launches its New Online Store

Delivering a whole swathe of luxury promotional marketing material for Mount Anvil, Core Printing has helped them...
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SPOONFED ADDS ‘GROUP ORDERING’ UNLOCKING CORPORATE CATERING MARKETS

Caterers are set to boost revenues and efficiency with the latest update to Spoonfed’s global catering management software....
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The Top Three Trends Shaping the Quick-Service Restaurants Market

Quick-service restaurants are now using technology to be able to reach a higher ...
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$10 million Could be Yours... if You Prove You’re Worthy of Investment

Meyer has made clear what his dream investment would be. He said it would be a business which has ...
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