Cary Levine is working hard to make his dream come true. His biggest hope? That his company can demystify technology for small businesses everywhere.
What would you think about a med student who started making and selling sandwiches as a way to stay in school, graduated, became a doctor, then decided to stay in the foodservice business?
No longer just for big box retailers or Nordstrom, interactive gifts cards—e-cards, or virtual cards—are mutually beneficial for businesses and the consumer, and can be especially effective for regional restaurants and other hospitality enterprises with a fan base.
What effect on your revenue would a pager that is attractive, germ-free, and can be customized by the restaurant owner’s voice have?
When World War II ravaged Italy, Attilio Bindi, who had just opened a pastry shop in Milan, decided he needed to help restart the economy, or, as Raffaele Campanile puts it,” rebirth the nation.” So he went around to the restaurants in Milan trying to rebuild themselves and asked if he could help with their desserts.
More than 15 million people in the U.S. have food allergies. It didn't used to be something people worried about. But with this many people at risk from the food that they eat, Paul Antico saw it as a real opportunity for the foodservice industry.
One of the tasks many restaurant operators find onerous (and can't seem to find the time to do) is deal with insurance, whether it's liability or property, casualty or workman's comp. They've got to have it, but who has time, running a restaurant?
Buying locally has become an important trend in the foodservice world. The food comes straight from the farm, so it's fresher, and in season. But the biggest reason? Customers are now demanding it.
Mike Kaufman decided to go green for two very specific reasons: his young daughters.
When an earthquake ripped through Napa Valley in late summer, many restaurants lost thousands of dollars in wine inventories because they didn't have the right racks.