Featured Restaurant Tech Provider - Happytables

Congratulations to Happytables on their newly released v.3...it's amazing for restaurant website development.

infographic

inFOH - Food, Tech & Media News

Blogs

Menu Engineering

Getting your menu pricing right is one of the most important aspects of running a successful food service business. With tight and ever fluctuating margins it’s crucial to keep on top of food and staffing costs, but also to understand how to extract the maximum value from your customers.

Menu pricing is often decided from a cost of goods point of view, deriving the price by adding a profit markup to the cost of a products’ individual ingredients. A valid…

Read more…

אירוע קייטרינג בחווה של דני

היום הלכנו לערוך סיור הכנה לאירוע קייטרינג של עמדות הגשה גורמה לאירוע קייטרינג.המקום נקרא החווה של דני, ניתן למצוא אותם בhttp://www.danny-runch.co.il.מעבר לאירוע המקסים שאנחנו נעשה בחווה של דני הכרנו את דני ומיכל, שני אנשים מדהימים עם סיפור חיים שנותן חומר למחשבה של ללכת עם הלב.מחר נעשה טעימות לתפריט.קצת על האירוע:צלחת מזלג שיוצא מעמדת בופה, התפריט שבחרו מעולה, המקום מיוחד ביותר, אנשים מקסימים.פשוט כיף להיות חלק מזוקו קייטרינג, לבשל אוכל מעולה לאנשים מקסימים במקום מדהים.רוצים גם אתם להזמין…
Read more…
Comments: 0

Health Inspections 101

In all my years of running restaurants, health inspections have always been impromptu, meaning, I've never had a health inspector call me up and say, “Please get prepared, I’ll be by in two days to do an inspection.”  Wouldn't that have been nice?  

Despite the ice that runs through your veins when you hear, “The Health Inspector is here” that big, bad health inspector did not come to huff and puff and blow your restaurant down.  As a matter of fact, they’re…

Read more…
Comments: 0

The World of Technology

Peruse Reads Your Spreadsheets So You Don’t Have To

peruse4  The time-consuming tedium of file search is San Francisco-based startup Peruse’s jumping-off point. It’s aiming to simplify locating files by changing how people search so they don’t have to remember exactly where to look or exactly what the file was called. Peruse’s fix for this age-old tech problem is to use a natural-language question-and-answer interface, rather than… Read More

Salesforce Shares Pop As Rumors Of Microsoft Buying The CRM Shop Circulate

There's a rumor grafitti  Shares of Salesforce popped today following a report that Microsoft is a potential candidate to purchase the public company best known for its work in customer relationship management. Salesforce, worth around $47 billion as of the time of writing, saw its shares pop several points in the wake of the news, before seeing its price retreat to nearly pre-news levels. Read More

HowFactory Debuts A Better Way To Create Employee Training And Instruction Manuals

howfactory7  A number of businesses today document their standard operating procedures and other employee training guides in order to more quickly get new workers up to speed. But today for many industries, those documents are created in Microsoft Word and stuck in a binder. A company called HowFactory, launching today at TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2015, believes it has a better way — especially for… Read More

Forums

Customer Retention - Listen to them

Today, is the day of the most digitally empowered customers! Your guests/customers don't like the experience at your restaurant, they will actively look out to voice their opinion. If the medium they choose to do so is on the internet forums (like Zomato, Yelp etc), then we have a problem. Negative word-of-mouth. This again leads to the dreadful phenomenon of Customer churn. Which means, you need to spent a lot more on advertising  than to grow your customer base Automatically. So now what?…

Read more…
0 Replies

THE NEXT STEP YOU TAKE By Vikash Mishra

THE NEXT STEP YOU TAKE:-The next step you take is the one that matters. You have the power to choose right now what that step will be. Even if you’ve been going for weeks or for years in a negative direction, your next step can be a positive one. Even if it’s a small positive step, it can change your direction and establish a new momentum.No matter where you are or what you’ve done or failed to do, you can now choose to move toward what you value most. The way to make that choice is with your…

Read more…
0 Replies

Is This Motivate You?

Opportunity:-You have the opportunity to take a negative situation and transform it into positive value. You have the opportunity to take an ordinary moment and make it into an extraordinary experience.You have the opportunity because you can make a difference. You have the opportunity because you care very deeply about life, and have the ability to put that caring into action.Life can unfold in many different ways, creating an unimaginable variety of situations. In every one of those…

Read more…
0 Replies

One Question Survey - How do you choose your food?

How do you choose your food? http://svy.mk/1xGfNlq When you are hungry, do you (a) think of a restaurant that may satisfy your hunger? Or (b) do you think if a food item that you have a "hankering for", then think of where you will go satisfy that hunger? Please take this one question survey and we will share the results. Thank you! Survey accessed here.

Read more…
1 Reply · Reply by daxa patel Aug 26, 2014

HMSHost Jobs

HMSHost has openings for Restaurant Shift Supervisors Restaurant  - BNA – Nashville International Airport Restaurant Lovers? #HMSHost is hiring Restaurant Shift Supervisors @ BNA! 6 mnths exp. Apply! http://jobs.hmshost.com/Nashville-TN/jobs.aspx     Restaurant  - TYS – Knoxville Airport Location Restaurant Lovers? #HMSHost is hiring Restaurant Shift Supervisors @ TYS! Must have 6 months of exp. Apply online today! http://jobs.hmshost.com/Alcoa-TN/jobs.aspx

Read more…
0 Replies

Hiring a Sous Chef/ Potential for Executive Chef in Near Future

We are currently seeking a qualified Sous Chef.  Quality of Life, with Five day work week/ guaranteed Sundays off.  The right candidate will assist the Executive Chef. We are looking to ehoxpand and wanting to train the right person to be an Executive Chef and Partner at the next location.  Please email me your resume at: shelly.kw@hotmail.com  Location.  Canton/ Woodstock, Georgia

Read more…
0 Replies

Line Cooks vs Caterers

Recently The Painted Table expanded to an experimental Bistro partnership.  Taming down our nouvelle style cuisine we made a menu in less than two days while "Restaurant Impossible-ing" the grime coated kitchen.  In two days we went from nothing to full fledged bistro and the discussion I bring to the table is what everyone else thinks of the differences between a line cook and a caterer. During our time in the bistro we sent over each of our Catering Food Warriors to the Bistro to learn how to…

Read more…
0 Replies

Activity

11 Kentucky Derby facts to saddle up for the races via Food, Tech & Media Today

mashable.com - On Saturday, jockeys will prepare for "the most exciting two minutes in sports": the Kentucky Derby. The 141st race will go down at historic Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, well over a cen...

Saturday
LA Weekly and the Times Both Tackle Issue of Online Influence in the Restaurant World via Food, Tech & Media Today

la.eater.com - There’s been increasing conversation online about the often blurred lines between objective restaurant criticism, pay-for-play reviews on popular websites, and outright sponsored content. Most…

Friday
How Hampton Creek Is Making Healthy, Safe and Sufficient Food For All via Food, Tech & Media Today

foodtechconnect.com - Josh Tetrick: Today’s food is fu#$*# up. We have a system that has made it ridiculously easy for people to buy cheap, convenient food that is bad for our bodies and the planet. At Hampton Creek,…

Friday
Food Startup Branding 101 Bootcamp via Food, Tech & Media Today

eventbrite.com - Julia Wu and Marni Kleinfield-Hayes blend creative insights and structured thinking to help brands work smarter. They bring a combined 10 years of experience working with food, beverage and…

Friday
Gardening in the Digital Age: A Meditation | Civil Eats via Food, Tech & Media Today

civileats.com - The ground is frozen and snow swirls, but inside my suburban Tennessee home, tax preparation again loses to garden planning. Vegetable seeds, starter trays, and a planting calendar cover my…

Friday
Heritage Radio Network: Website Rebuild Project via Food, Tech & Media Today

kickstarter.com - Heritage Radio Network is a network of food thought leaders and industry experts, from brewers and bartenders to pastry chefs and policy makers. We’re a media platform of 40+ hosts and their…

Friday
Making Healthful, Sustainable Food the 21st Century Value Meal | Food + Tech Connect via Food, Tech & Media Today

foodtechconnect.com - Guest post by Lawrence Williams, Chairman of the Board – United States Healthful Food Council This is Part II of a new three-part guest post on the foodservice industry. “Value meals” are a common…

Friday
Updated: Apply for DIG EAT ALL's 2nd Food Tech Startup Accelerator Class | Food + Tech Connect via Food, Tech & Media Today

foodtechconnect.com - Editor’s Note: On April 30, DIG EAT ALL provided the following updates:  1. An earlier version of this article stated that DIG EAT ALL would provide VC funding for select startups. The program…

Friday
DealCurry.com : Food Ordering Startup Dazo Secures Seed Funding via Food, Tech & Media Today

dealcurry.com - Bangalore based mobile only startup Dazo (earlier Tapcibo) has raised an undisclosed amount in seed round of funding from group of angel investors. These investors include Sumit Jain (CommonFloor…

Friday
Yahoo’s Flurry: Phablets Represent a New and Growing Market via Food, Tech & Media Today

adweek.com - The fates of social media and mobile devices are inextricably intertwined. Internet access through mobile devices is up 39 percent year over year; indeed, as social grows, mobile grows and vice ver...

Friday
After a year of trying, the 'road map' Dick Costolo told us about has turned out to be wrong via Food, Tech & Media Today

businessinsider.com - In April 2014, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo told Wall Street analysts that his plan to redesign Twitter to make it more "visually appealing" would "drive user growth and engagement." "I like the…

Friday
Postmates, Instacart tap into growing food delivery industry via Food, Tech & Media Today

cbsnews.com - Food delivery is estimated to be a $70 billion-a-year business in the U.S., and startup companies like Postmates and Instacart have created apps to try and tap into that mobile marketplace. At the…

Friday
Fiksu: Cost Per Loyal User Crosses $3 on iOS via Food, Tech & Media Today

adweek.com - User acquisition and marketing company Fiksu has released its indexes for March 2015, marking the first time the cost to acquire a single loyal iOS app user has passed the $3 mark. To be specific, ...

Friday
Social media options: Which is right for my restaurant via Food, Tech & Media Today

restaurant.org - Anna Tauzin is the National Restaurant Association’s manager of digital innovation and serves as a multi-media thought leader, leading digital, web and social strategy development. Here she…

Friday
Why You Should Run Paid Social Media Campaigns via Food, Tech & Media Today

business2community.com - I read a report from eMarketer earlier this week that explained that small and medium sized businesses rank social media as the second most effective marketing method; only their website was more…

Friday
The Case of Social vs. Mobile vs. Console Gaming via Food, Tech & Media Today

adweek.com - No decision presents higher stakes for game developers than which platform they should use. While it may seem tempting to suggest that smart money always hedges its bets, the social, mobile and con...

Friday
More…

What's Cookin'?

You need to be a member of FOHBOH to add comments!

Join FOHBOH

Hot off the Press!

Huddle House Names Jenn Townsend New Executive Chef

Jenn Townsend, who has spent the last two decades developing new menu items for some of the most well-known global franchise chains, has been named the new Executive Chef and Director of Menu Development for Huddle House.

About FohBoh

              Welcome to FohBoh 

     "Front of House" | "Back of House"

FohBoh is the original and leading online professional community and social media company dedicated to the foodservice industry. Our members are both operators and non-operators from 130 countries; our content is B2B foodservice relevant, contextual, timely and read by millions worldwide. Join over 20,000 of your industry peers and be part of the conversation!

What's Your Story Today?

You need to be a member of FOHBOH to add comments!

Join FOHBOH

Comments

  • 32 percent of U.S. teens named Instagram the most important social network...so what are restaurateurs doing about that?
  • When a company pivots, doe they leave their business model behind or, leverage legacy assets?
  • The day after Easter? Watch out for egg salad specials :)
  • The importance of customer feedbacks that will drive insightful actions and measurement of a restaurant performance is ever Increasing.

    A startup called Afterall, has developed a product for just the same.
    Voyce - www.myvoyce.in

    Its really elegant and innovative with the design, while clearly intelligent to ask your customers the right set of questions.

    Check them out, or drop a mail to support@myoyce.in
  • We still believe the mobile and web food order sector is just beginning to affect change in the marketplace. New, fully-evolved business models track consumer behavior and it's all about delivery.
  • Going to attend a event with my catering staff..
  • Seems that smarter restuarants win, when they know what their customers really want...basics like good food, good service and a clean, quality environment. Sounds good to us!
  • Internet commerce for restaurants will absolutely make a difference and help define your success in 2015
  • Reading about Angelo Garro at Renaissance Forge in San Francisco, So amazing!
This reply was deleted.

@fohboh

Advertise

 

Restaurant Industry Updates

inFOH - Food Tech & Media Today

Ryan Gosling just joined Vine and fans are going nuts over his first post

businessinsider.com - Welcome, Ryan Gosling! The internet has been waiting for you. Gosling wasted no time and uploaded his first 6-second video this evening as the rest of the world was fixated on the Met Ball's red ca...


Tweeted by @SocialMedia411 https://twitter.com/SocialMedia411/status/595428092774060032

Facebook Adds Video to Desktop App Ads

adweek.com - As Facebook churns down the path toward becoming a mobile company, the social network hasn’t abandoned desktop altogether, announcing last week that developers of desktop applications can now add v...

From Food Truck to Restaurant: 6 Who Made the Leap - NerdWallet

nerdwallet.com - When it comes to opening a food business, some entrepreneurs start on wheels before expanding to a brick-and-mortar location. Food trucks can give aspiring restaurateurs a chance to perfect menu it...


Tweeted by @foodtechconnect https://twitter.com/foodtechconnect/status/595348575028170752

Franchise News

Successor Prep For The New Generation

Those preparing to be business successors need to understand they must win the right to be heard. Work hard, ask the appropriate questions, identify the strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities, and you'll be rewarded with openness and respect.

Digital Media Updates

Programmatic viewability: Is this for reals?

In a real-time bidding (RTB) environment, the foundation of all programmatic platforms, agencies and buyers can enable pre-bid targeting parameters. In recent years, these pre-bid filters have become more and more sophisticated. This is where viewability comes into play. Many DSPs have begun dipping their toes into pre-bid viewability filtering, which allows buyers to weed out the waste before activating a buy. But can viewability measures truly exist within a bidding environment? Sponsor content by D360.

The post Programmatic viewability: Is this for reals? appeared first on Digiday.

H&M — yes, that H&M — wins on fashion’s most important red carpet

Sarah Jessica Parker's extravagant headpiece got most of the attention at last night's Met Gala, but the most surprising element of the star's outfit was that her dress was designed by H&M, the same store where you can score jeans for $20, which made its Met Gala red carpet premiere. Rather than Parker, it was 26-year-old Vanessa Hudgens who created the most buzz on Twitter for her H&M-made dress, reinforcing it as aspirational -- something "so important” according to H&M's head of design.

The post H&M — yes, that H&M — wins on fashion’s most important red carpet appeared first on Digiday.

Offer your ads for a penny (and other programmatic hacks)

Publishers across the board are grappling with how best to make their advertising inventory available through automated exchanges. Dorian Benkoil, a digital media management consultant, offers a few tips to publishers on how. Iterate fast, he argues, and marshal the power of first-party data. Demand transparency, and be transparent yourself. Set an average price, not a floor price -- otherwise you risk walking away from a lot of money. And above all, stay on top of emerging tech.

The post Offer your ads for a penny (and other programmatic hacks) appeared first on Digiday.

How Starcom trained 1,200 employees to speak programmatic

Starcom has long argued that the rise of programmatic doesn't mean a death knell for its human employees. That's why it spent the last two years with a huge training program for all of its 1,200 staffers. It began with creating a roadmap for what the agency should look like: Channel roles like "TV" and "print" were integrated into client departments. Then, a 20-person team held 15 sessions teaching all Starcom employees the ins and outs of programmatic. The best part: The overhaul has given younger employees a feeling of empowerment.

The post How Starcom trained 1,200 employees to speak programmatic appeared first on Digiday.