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Voltage, Ingenico Partner to Protect Data at POS

Voltage Security, the world leader in data-centric encryption and key management, and Ingenico, a leading worldwide provider of payment solutions, today announced they have partnered to simplify end-to-end payment data protection at the point-of-sale.

Six Websites That Can Help You Grow Business in 2012

We may have just turned the corner into a new year, but many restaurateurs are expecting to still feel the economic pinch.Rmgt offers a roundup of five websites that could help you grow sales in 2012, through various tactics.

Mobile Coupon Usage on the Rise

A new report from Juniper Research has found that the global redemption rate of mobile coupons will average more than 8 percent by 2016, an eightfold increase over the best paper coupons campaigns.North American and Western European markets are now beginning to follow the same growth path as the Far East & China, and by 2016 there will be more than 600 million regular mobile coupon users worldwide.

Looking Back, Looking Forward

With the year drawing to a close and speculation about how the economy will fare in the new year, many small business owners are introspective.  This is a time to contemplate what went right in 2011 and what can be improved in 2012.

Buona Beef Signs up with DTT Surveillance

Illinois-based Buona Beef announced today an exclusive surveillance agreement with DTT Surveillance. DTT has rolled out its technology and LP solutions at all Buona restaurant locations.   Initially, DTT’s system and services were evaluated in a few locations to ensure that Buona was selecting the strongest surveillance management solution available.

iMunchie: a Social Network for Foodies

In the summer of 2010, Jacob Baloul took a photo of a bowl of French onion soup he had just made and texted it to friends and family. Within seconds, he began receiving replies. Everyone, it seemed, thought that bowl of soup looked tasty, and most wanted to know how to make it.

Building Loyalty

Exceeding expectations is not a goal at Bennigan’s restaurants. President and CEO Paul Mangiamele is emphatic that every single meal should be legendary.To that end, Mangiamele is teaming up with Mindshare Technologies with the goal of getting real-time feedback from as many customers as possible.

Buffalo Wild Wings Franchisee Chooses MICROS

Hospitality Solutions International (HSI), a division of MICROS Systems Inc., a technology company that specializes in enterprise point-of-sale and management applications for hospitality and specialty retail, announced that Bob Senkar, a franchise owner of Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar, has chosen to implement MICROS Simphony, a cloud-based point-of-service and enterprise restaurant management system.

OpenTable CEO to Speak at Media Conference

Today, OpenTable announced that its president and CEO Matt Roberts will participate in the Citi 2012 Entertainment, Media, and Telecommunications Conference on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012. OpenTable, Inc.

Buffalo Wings & Rings Sends Gifts Via Facebook

Buffalo Wings & Rings (BW&R) gives the gift of wings to its Facebook fans this holiday season, and extends the invitation for them to do the same.Buffalo Wings & Rings’ Facebook fans receive 12 days of holiday cheer through messages reminding them to “Give the Gift of Wings” to their virtual friends this holiday season.

Kinnek Unveils B2B Search Engine

Kinnek (http://www.kinnek.com), an online procurement platform that helps restaurants get customized price quotes from suppliers, announced today the launch of Kinnek Explore (http://www.kinnek.com/explore/public).

HealthyDiningFinder Launches Mobile App

With the busy holiday season upon us, Healthy Dining and HealthyDiningFinder.com can help Americans maintain their healthy lifestyle regimen, even during the season of tempting treats and endless holiday entertaining.

Producers of “Anthony Bourdain” Launch Meat App

Zero Point Zero Production, creators and producers of Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, announced Pat LaFrieda's Big App for Meat, the definitive butcher's guide for consumers and food professionals, now available on the App Store.

Sneak Peek: RAIL Pay-at-the-Table Device

Imagine this scenario: It’s a crisp evening in March, and you walk into a fine dining restaurant with Mark, Henry, and Jenny for a relaxed dinner. You order up two appetizers for the table, an entrée per person, and a bottle of Sauvignon Blanc to split.

Inspect2GO Launches Food Safety App

Inspect2GO (http://www.inspect2go.com/ehs) now applies its mobile tablet application software to DOH (Department of Health) and EHS (Environmental Health and Safety) related projects. Its iPad and Android tablet based inspection technology is ideal for DOH/EHS audits, checklists and inspection processes with emphasis on food safety and restaurant inspection using iPad tablets.