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Definitive Guide to Selecting a Restaurant System

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The Definitive Guide to Selecting an Enterprise Restaurant System

Do you have an appetite for success? Leaders at many restaurant chains recognize that the adoption of a full enterprise restaurant system solution is a critical step toward streamlining processes, increasing operational efficiencies, and cutting costs. Operations that depend on a combination of disparate systems, spreadsheets, and ad hoc reports are rarely able to achieve optimal operating efficiencies. However, making informed decisions regarding the selection of a new enterprise solution presents many challenges — especially when you consider that there are dozens of “systems” on the market with seemingly similar feature sets. While features and functionality are important, there are significant differences in the ways companies architect their solutions and their willingness to stand behind the commitments made during the sales process.  Download this free E-Book, now.



Actual vs. Theoretical Food Cost Reporting


Reducing Food Costs & Waste Using Actual vs. Theoretical Tools

Drive food costs down, reduce waste, and increase profits. Learn from the industry leader about the most effective measurement and investigative techniques for lowering food costs and reducing waste for restaurant inventory management.


4 Major Differences of Restaurant Back Offices


Restaurant Forecasting Systems – 4 Major Differences

Accurate forecasting is the foundation of efficiency in a restaurant. This report explores 4 fundamental differences in software-based forecasting tools, and how they affect daily operations.


6 Capabilities of Restaurant Back Office Dashboards


Dashboards for Operators – 6 Key Capabilities

Dashboards that deliver at-a-glance metrics and track operational progress are immensely powerful tools for improving operating results. In this report you’ll learn 6 key features of the most effective designs.


10 Restaurant Back Office Requirements


Top 10 Requirements of a Restaurant Supply Chain Solution

The complexity of restaurant supply chain management can mask huge monetary losses. This report explores the most important features of integrated restaurant supply chain solutions designed to help companies identify and eliminate those losses.




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 The Weather Report: Tracking the US Restaurant Industry

  • Aramark40.795-0.145 -0.354%
  • Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. CI A9.45-0.40 -4.06%
  • ARK Restaurants Corp.24.00+0.46 +1.95%
  • Biglari Holdings, Inc.306.85-1.20 -0.39%
  • BJ's Restaurants, Inc.30.20+0.30 +1.00%
  • Bloomin' Brands, Inc.17.40+0.16 +0.93%
  • Blue Water Global Group0.0001+0.0000 +0.0000%
  • Bob Evans Farms Inc.77.42+0.17 +0.22%
  • Bravo Brio Restaurant Group Inc.2.35-0.05 -2.08%
  • Brinker International Inc.32.49+0.31 +0.96%
  • Buffalo Wild Wings Inc.104.45-0.60 -0.57%
  • Cardax Inc.0.47+0.00 +0.00%
  • Carrols Restaurant Group Inc.11.55-0.10 -0.86%
  • Cheesecake Factory, Inc.41.59+0.07 +0.17%
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.320.67+6.36 +2.02%
  • Chuy's Holdings Inc.20.35+0.20 +0.99%
  • Compass Group PLC ADS21.68-0.13 -0.60%
  • Cosi Inc.0.0285+0.0000 +0.0000%
  • Country Style Cooking Restaurant Chain Co. Ltd. ADS5.17+0.02 +0.39%
  • Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc.147.72+0.42 +0.29%
  • Crumbs Bake Shop Inc.0.01523+0.00038 +2.54511%
  • Darden Restaurants Inc.83.16+0.28 +0.34%
  • Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc.53.05-0.21 -0.39%
  • Del Frisco's Restaurant Group Inc.14.35+0.05 +0.35%
  • Denny's Corp.12.215+0.105 +0.867%
  • DineEquity Inc.41.36+0.32 +0.78%
  • Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc.+0.00 +0.00%
  • Domino's Pizza Group PLC ADS8.25-0.09 -1.08%
  • Domino's Pizza Inc.193.35-3.86 -1.96%
  • Donini Inc.0.0002+0.0000 +0.0000%
  • Dunkin' Brands Group Inc.52.93-0.13 -0.25%
  • Eat At Joes Ltd0.61+0.00 +0.00%
  • El Pollo Loco Holding's Inc.11.85+0.05 +0.42%
  • Famous Dave's of America Inc.4.45+0.00 +0.00%
  • Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc.17.20-0.40 -2.27%
  • Flanigan's Enterprises Inc.24.20+1.15 +4.99%
  • Frisch's Restaurants Inc.33.97+0.00 +0.00%
  • Good Times Restaurants Inc.2.85+0.15 +5.56%
  • GrubHub Inc.51.68-0.01 -0.02%
  • Ignite Restaurant Group Inc.0.37-0.37 -100.00%
  • Jack in the Box Inc.97.07-0.24 -0.25%
  • Kona Grill Inc.4.25-0.05 -1.16%
  • Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc.21.00+0.02 +0.10%
  • Luby's Inc.2.56-0.07 -2.66%
  • McDonald's Corp.156.24-2.67 -1.68%
  • Nathan's Famous Inc.71.90+0.50 +0.70%
  • Noodles & Co. CI A4.50+0.25 +5.88%
  • Panera Bread Co. CI A314.93-314.93 -100.00%
  • Papa John's International Inc.71.60-1.36 -1.86%
  • Papa Murphy's Holdings Inc.5.89+0.15 +2.61%
  • Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen Inc.78.97-78.97 -100.00%
  • Potbelly Corp.11.70+0.10 +0.86%
  • Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc.63.00+0.70 +1.12%
  • Rave Restaurant Group Inc.1.7249+0.0549 +3.2874%
  • Ruby Tuesday Inc.2.07-0.04 -1.90%
  • Ruth's Hospitality Group Inc.20.325+0.125 +0.619%
  • Sodexo S.A.120.6280-0.8724 -0.7180%
  • Sonic Corp.24.65+0.01 +0.04%
  • Sodexo S.A. ADS24.54-0.20 -0.81%
  • Starbucks Corp.54.95-0.14 -0.25%
  • Texas Roadhouse Inc.48.32+0.20 +0.42%
  • UFood Restaurant Group Inc.0.001+0.000 +0.000%
  • Unique Pizza & Subs Corp.0.0012+0.0000 +0.0000%
  • University General Health System Inc.+0 +0%
  • U-Swirl, Inc.0.034+0.009 +36.000%
  • V Group, Inc.0.001-0.000 -4.762%
  • Wendy's Co.14.905-0.135 -0.898%
  • Yum! Brands Inc.73.94-2.03 -2.67%
  • Zoe's Kitchen Inc.12.72+0.23 +1.84%
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