Rebuild & Recover
Recover & Rebuild
The threat of COVID-19 grew as the infection spread—a problem that soon became very real for thousands of restaurant operators and millions of employees. As the nation begins lifting restrictions, how will restaurants safely and effectively open their doors again?
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Creating safe guest experiences is key to your recovery. Adding contactless payments is one way to increase table turns and provide peace of mind to your guests.
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The Loyalty Iceberg: Creating Human-Centered Experiences
For a long time, customer loyalty has focused on two things: signups and discounts. The commonly accepted thinking was to capture email addresses and send promotions in order to increase transactions. In sum, traditional loyalty = transactional loyalty. But we now know that when it comes to creating...
Taking Advantage of Uncertainty: How Restaurants Can Prepare for and Perhaps Benefit from an Unknown Future
This webinar is sponsored by our partner TD Bank. COVID-19 caused restaurants to dramatically pivot their operations to survive. Join TD Bank experts as they delve into the Bank's Restaurant Franchise Industry Pulse survey, how restaurants can financially prepare to weather the virus' uncertain t...
Restaurant resilience: From off-premise challenges to engaging a changed consumer
During this session, you will hear about how overall dining attitudes and foodservice behaviors continue to evolve in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. From takeout and delivery to increased digital behaviors, we will focus on the various ways consumers in different life stages have altered their h...
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Olive Garden's parent sets a policy on employee vaccinations
In what may be the first instance of a major restaurant company revealing its policy on vaccinating employees against COVID-19, the parent of Olive Garden informed its hourly workforce Tuesday that everyone will be provided with four hours of paid time to get the shots. Darden Restaurants said in...
New restaurant openings approach pre-pandemic levels
The number of new restaurants and other food business that opened in the fourth quarter of 2020 was close to 2019 levels, according to data from Yelp, a promising sign in an otherwise bleak quarter as the pandemic dragged on. In the period, 18,207 restaurants opened in the U.S., down on...
States, cities ease restaurant restrictions
With the spread of coronavirus slowing in many areas, states and local jurisdictions are easing the service restrictions imposed on restaurants around 2020’s year-end holidays, though not as fast as many in the industry would like. Officials of California, the largest state restaurant market, hav...