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Restaurants Use iPad Wine List To Decrease Waste

Restaurant Wine List, available on the iPad in the iTunes App Store, allows restaurants and wine bars to get rid of outdated and wasteful printed wine lists.The first wine list app developed specifically for use in a commercial environment, Restaurant Wine List distances itself from the many wine lists currently available for iPad with the use of a robust administration section while keeping the customer’s interface clean and simple.

Cracker Barrel Tests Strategic Initiatives With APT

Applied Predictive Technologies (APT) announced today that Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc., one of the country’s most popular and highly differentiated family restaurant chains, has signed an agreement to license APT's Test & Learn Management System.

eCornell a Finalist in Customer Service Dept. of Year

eCornell was named a finalist today in the "Customer Service Department of the Year" category of the sixth annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service."Being named a finalist in this category reinforces our human-centered approach to online learning," says Chris Proulx, CEO of eCornell.

Mintel Opens New Asian Locations

Mintel has announced today that they have opened three new offices in the Asia Pacific region in Mumbai, Singapore, and Kuala Lumpur. The offices are now open and will act as a base for all future operations within that territory—alongside established offices in Sydney, Shanghai, and Tokyo.

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.