What’s the Role of Marketing and Finance in Restaurants?

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Fast casual is the fastest growing segment of the restaurant industry and Zoës Kitchen is championing the market. Zoës Kitchen, a fast casual Mediterranean joint headquartered in Texas, recently went public,  and has done incredibly in the market.   In episode #047 of the Social Restaurant Podcast, I welcome back Rachel Phillips-Luther, Vice President of […]

Unlock the Secrets to Producing Effective YouTube Content

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Last month, YouTube surpassed Facebook in terms of unique visitors – making it the largest social media site out there. Most brands have caught on to the importance of producing effective YouTube content as part of their marketing mix, but last month’s news is just one more reminder of how powerful a marketing tool it can be. […]

Goodbye Blog Post to Sarah Robles!

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Once again it is time to bid farewell to an excellent blogger for nateriggs.com. Sarah Robles has established herself quite well and we are sad to see her go. Before she departs, we caught up with her for a quick Q&A in this goodbye blog post 1. How did you start writing for NR Media Group? […]

This Week in Restaurant Technologies #012: Content Marketing for Restaurants

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In this week’s show, Nate and Brandon look at 3 news articles released this week, as well as a review of some books that we think you need to read. 1. Restaurant Hospitality has compiled five ways that technology trends impact restaurants. 2. Panda Express has announced a test kitchen concept along with a mobile app […]

This Week in Restaurant Technologies #009: Technology at the NRA Show

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Technology at the NRA Show In this week’s show, Brandon and I dig into the Tech Pavilion at the upcoming National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago, which starts this coming Saturday May 17th. Vendors who have technology at the NRA show are always a hot spot for attention from operators.We have some opinions of the technology sessions […]