CURRENT ISSUE

Cover Story:

Firing up the Next-Generation Steakhouse

09/05/2014

Technology is helping Homestyle Dining revitalize its classic steakhouse buffet concepts. With the introduction of a fresh new take on fast-casual for the steakhouse genre, Bo's Steak & Grill, plus bringing its legacy brands, Ponderosa and Bonanza, into the 21st century with wireless and digital technologies, Homestyle Dining seeks to strategically position its three brands to offer something for every guest's dining preference.

Platforms:

How Hospitality Must Rise Above the POS

09/05/2014

As the restaurant industry continues to struggle with POS integration, perhaps operators should look to the hotel space where some progress has been made in integration between multiple systems. The next generation of point of sale must address the latest technology capabilities in addition to providing the data that will help restaurants be truly competitive.

Property Wide:

Unlocking Service & Satisfaction Potential

09/05/2014

As mobile keys continue to gain ground, hoteliers are engaging further functionalities of locking technologies to streamline and personalize customer service. In addition to line-busting capabilities, the latest generation of locks can provide hoteliers with valuable insights and provide competitive advantage.

Executive Insight:

Tips to Avoid Data Paralysis

09/05/2014

Effective use of reporting tools is key to making better business
decisions. Spartan Computer Services shares how-to insights. Spartan Computer Services' web developer, Jennifer Fink and account manager Charlotte Reid, discuss the wealth of business potential that comes from fully utilizing reporting systems including making better business decisions and improving day-to-day operations. Sponsored.

Sponsored Research:

Vulnerable Hospitality

09/05/2014

As the hospitality industry prepares for the end of swipe-and-sign, hospitality must take steps to secure infrastructure, namely: prevent, prepare and detect. This infographic details how restaurants and hotels – which are the second and third most compromised industries – can take measures to protect themselves and guests. Sponsored.

Point of Sale:

What's New in POS Hardware for 2014

09/05/2014

With 33 percent of restaurant technology budgets allotted for the point-of-sale, operators expect and demand much from new technology. As expectations continue to rise beyond durability and efficiency, vendors are introducing new hardware to meet demands for mobility, security and integration. This roundup of the latest releases from point-of-sale hardware vendors address the restaurant industry's desire for flexible solutions.

Supplement/Report:

Mobile Tech Showcase 2014

09/05/2014

Vendors showcase the latest solutions for bringing mobility to restaurant and hotel operations. The new rollouts include mobile tablets, ordering, printing and more.

LIVE EVENTS

2014 Restaurant Executive Summit
2015 Multi-Unit Restaurant Technology Conference