PAST ISSUE

July-August 2007


Cover Story:

Fast and Fresh

07/01/2007
George Koroneos

Take a stroll down Lexington Avenue in midtown Manhattan and you might be surprised by your dining options. No longer are you limited to a burger and fries; they've slowly been supplemented by hundreds of fast casual providers offering made-to-order salads, sandwiches, and even more exotic treats like Thai or Mexican. From Cosi to Europa, the goal is quick service in a relaxing atmosphere, and more often than not a healthier alternative.

Platforms:

2007 POS Software Scoreboard

07/01/2007
Abigail A. Lorden

For the past three years, Hospitality Technology has published an annual Point of Sale Software Scoreboard with its July/August issue. The Scoreboard is based on results of a survey that asks HT readers and other IT users to evaluate POS software systems on a variety of criteria.

On Property:

Picture Perfect Staff

07/01/2007
Lisa Terry, Contributing Editor

Five workforce management tactics that boost employee satisfaction

Point of Service:

Speed vs. Service

07/01/2007
Bradley Schmidt, Assistant Editor

Fast casual restaurants use POS systems to maintain the speed-service balance

Speed Solutions:

A Managed Network

07/01/2007
Mary L. Carlin, Contributing Editor

Restaurant operators dish on the strengths and snags of outsourced networks

Managing The Enterprise

07/01/2007
Tammy Mastroberte, Contributing Editor

Restaurants remotely monitor all locations and get real-time data on sales, labor, loss and more

Killer Apps:

Easy Meetings

07/01/2007
David Johnson, Corporate Dir. of Hotel Systems, Millennium Hotels & Resorts

Millennium Hotels streamlines event planning process

Last Words:

Guestroom of the future

07/01/2007

Guestroom of the future gets practice run at U. Delaware The X-periment

Vantage Point:

Too much hotel technology?

07/01/2007
Bradely Schmidt

Customer service goes a long way towards curing tech-frustrated hotel guests

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