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October 2017

5 Tips for Handling Restaurant Data

As a restaurant owner, you’ve got plenty to think about. Between guest experiences, menu offerings, marketing initiatives and keeping your business in the black, you’re knee-deep in a multifaceted venture that necessitates a strong business strategy and an uncompromising vision.

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BJ's Restaurants Sales Begin to Turnaround

Following a promising third quarter due to initiatives like off-premise sales and value offerings, BJ’s Restaurants and Brewhouse remains optimistic about its plans to bring the concept to more markets nationwide.

IHOP's First Post-Security Airport Location Debuts at DFW

The evolution of IHOP continued Wednesday with the DineEquity brand’s first opening of a post-security Airport location at the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport in Terminal E. IHOP is in the midst of its most extensive remodel program in the company’s nearly 60-year history, a roughly $200 million initiative that expects to refresh about 1,000 units across the country by the end of 2018.

John Besh Leaves BRG Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Famed Chef John Besh stepped down from his restaurant group Monday following sexual misconduct allegations leveled against him and his eponymous company, Besh Restaurant Group, which he co-owns.The New Orleans Times-Picayune conducted an eight-month investigation into the company, where 25 current and former Besh Group employees said they were victims of sexual harassment during their time at the company and its restaurants.

These Platforms Will Help You Manage Staffing with Uber-Efficiency

With the on-demand economy impacting other industries, from taxis to hotels, it has also taken hold in restaurants in various ways, including staffing.Circumstances that have long been difficult for operators—such as special events that create increased demand or a scheduled worker who becomes a last-minute no-show—can now be addressed immediately through staffing platforms like Jobletics, Wonolo, and Jitjatjo.