What Craft Cocktail Trends Should Restaurants be Aware of?

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The first ever “cocktail party” was allegedly thrown by Mrs. Julia S. Walsh Jr. of St. Louis Missouri in May of 1917. Since then, cocktails have continued to grow in popularity and are now ingrained in America’s social culture. Our guest this week has earned perhaps the highest accolades you can in the cocktail/mixology field […]

What Role Can Blogging for Restaurants and Breweries Play?

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Did you know that there are over 3,000 breweries in the United States and that this figure is the highest it has been since prohibition? But what does this mean for the restaurant industry? Our guest on tap for this week hails from Columbus and is considered one of the foremost craft beer experts and […]

This Week in Restaurant Technologies #015: Depersonalizing the Dining Experience?

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In this week’s show, Brandon and I comment on some news and examples of chain restaurant systems that are implementing mobile and tablet technology to streamline their operations and guest services. We feature some of the great work Quaker Steak and Lube is doing with our friends at Red Book Connect and their HotSchedules app. […]

Why Kallpod’s Communication Technology Works


In past posts, we’ve highlighted ways to improve content marketing effectiveness, operational¬†efficiency and profits by means of numerous online and social collaboration tools. Today, we take a look at how to improve those same target areas by restructuring hardware and technology. As most restaurant managers know, maintaining operational efficiency can be difficult in a service […]

This Week In Restaurant Technologies #014: Point of Personalized Service Systems

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In this week’s show, Brandon and I look at some of the latest news and examples of chain restaurant systems who are pushing the boundaries by using technology to make the ordering and dining experience faster, easier and more personal for each and every customer. Watch the video to check out this week’s regular banter. […]