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Produce Distributor Steps Up Its Green Game

Wind power is an obvious sustainability feature at Testa Produce, Inc.’s new distribution center, thanks to its 238-foot freestanding wind turbine. However, the Chicago produce distributor is also making innovative approaches to water management that are critical to the building’s energy- and resource-efficient operation.

Buffalo Wild Wings Gets a 24-7 POS System

The 200th Buffalo Wild Wings Bar and Grill Franchise Group location has chosen 24-7 Hospitality Technology (24-7) as its POS solution and support provider. 24-7’s achievement was marked by the recent 24-7 Total Solution computer system installation at a new Buffalo Wild Wings franchise location in Brea, California.

New POS System Lets You "Take the Heat"

Posiflex, a manufacturere of POS and industrial touch terminals, announced the launch of its fan-free KS6900 series. Powered by an Intel Atom 1.8Ghz CPU, the KS6900 boasts 114 percent more performance than the popular KS6215, three-time winner of Best Product of the Year from an industry leading publication.

Boost Revenue With Wines By The Glass

More than 85 percent of industry professionals believe that consumers are demanding and ordering more wines by the glass than they were in previous years.This is according to a recent survey of more than 150 top sommeliers, wine directors, and hotel and restaurant operators commissioned by Napa Technology, developer of the WineStation Intelligent Preservation and Dispensing System in Campbell, California.

OpenTable Seats 10 Millionth Diner

OpenTable, today announced that last month it seated its 10 millionth cumulative diner via OpenTable mobile products.  Diners seated through OpenTable mobile products have now spent an estimated $400 million at partner restaurants.

Applebee's Celebrates Girls' Nights Out

Applebee’s is making it easy to plan time together with its "Girl's Night Out" (GNO) customized invitation on its Facebook fan page.Beginning today through June 5, the page allows guests to send a GNO invite, with time, date, Applebee's location—and even a personalized message.

FCSI Unveils Online Resource Library

Foodservice Consultants Society International (FCSI) is proud to announce that its online resource library is now available to its membership.The resource library provides information on a wide range of topics, such as: research and trends, marketing, branding, healthy eating, menu design, operations, business and finance, design consulting, MAS consulting, laws and regulations, and product information.

James Beard Foundation Awards To Be streamed Live

The James Beard Foundation Awards will be streamed live online during the ceremony honoring them on Monday May 9.The 2011 awards will be the first ceremony in the history of the James Beard Foundation to be offered for viewing via webcast and will be available in real time at www.