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What’s Up with Airport Units?

One hundred million. That’s how many passengers, on average, travel through Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport each year. Granted, it is the busiest airport in the world, but this figure provides just a small glimpse into the captive audience brands can reach by opening an airport outpost for their restaurants.

5 Ways to Rekindle the Restaurant Romance this Valentine’s Day

When it comes to romance, it’s fair to say the Italians know a thing or due. In fact, Italian eateries accounted for nearly 25 percent of Yelp’s recent list of 100 Most Romantic Restaurants.“A romantic evening is set by details so subtle and well-executed that everything except your companion fades away,” says Valentina Imbrenda, co-owner of Nonna Beppa in New York City.

Casual Dining is Gaining Ground

After years of hemorrhaging customers to counter-service competitors, casual-dining eateries are finding ways to adapt to changing diner expectations—investing in menu upgrades, digital ordering, and delivery, and homing in on meaningful traffic rather than deal-chasers.

Restaurants Go the Extra Mile with Marketing

Staffing and wages. Food costs and procurement. Revenue, traffic, and guest satisfaction. With all the concerns on restaurant operators’ plates, something is bound to fall through the cracks—and more often than not, it’s marketing and outreach.

Study: Why Responding to Online Reviews is Critical

Uberall, Inc., the location marketing solution for businesses competing to attract and win local brick-and-mortar customers, today announced the results of its “Customer Review Report,” analyzing how shoppers evaluate brick-and-mortar store reviews online.

Levy Restaurants Raises the Bar for Workplace Diversity

With the face of America evolving and the landscape set up for an even more diverse population in the decades to follow, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that restaurants are following suit.From on-the-ground employees and hourly management to franchisees and corporate leadership, an increasing number of brands are placing a priority on developing a diverse roster of team members that better reflects the country as a whole.

Are Full-Service Restaurants Up to Speed with Consumers?

Pressed for time, a growing number of customers want to dine as quickly as possible and get in and get out of restaurants rapidly. To meet their client’s changing needs, many full-service eateries are introducing strategic practices to meet their guests’ needs such as curbside pick-up, paying the check by tablet, and quick and inexpensive power lunches.

A Restaurant's Essential Guide to Winning Social Media Marketing

Walk into the Sugar Factory American Brasserie in the shadow of Chicago’s O’Hare Airport and cameras—dozens of them across the dining room and retail space—are capturing photos.With bold signature items like the King Kong Sundae and smoky, candy-infused cocktails, Sugar Factory is one of America’s most Instagrammed restaurant brands—and that hasn’t happened by accident.