Restaurant News Roundup 10/4

Aerial shot of busy restaurant market full of customers
Oct 4, 2019 // by Jordan Brydges

Topics: Restaurant Management

Here is a quick look at some of the top headlines in the restaurant industry this week and around the U.S.

 

Google Enters the Restaurant Industry 

 

Google has entered the restaurant industry, well sort of.  They have partnered with Olo, an online ordering platform that allows consumers to order their food from its restaurants brand partners via Google's Search, Maps, and Assistant.  It is cleaner and easier for the consumer and also cheaper for the restaurant since they do not have to pay third-party fees and they still get the data from their customers.  

 

How Can Tech Impact Your Business 

 

One of the biggest challenges restaurant operators see is labor, whether it is a no-show or more help is needed for an unexpected rush.  Technology is growing in the restaurant industry, helping ease the headaches of many restaurant operators.  Many have seen it as a helping hand in running a smooth operation whether its getting on-demand employees or making payments to staff instantly.  

 

Other Top Headlines

 

This Week's Menu News

 

How Easy Is It for Your Restaurant to Go Tip-Free

 

9 Celebrity Chefs Restaurant Fails 

 

America's First Licensed Cannabis Restaurant in LA

 

Avoid These Mistakes If You Plan to Go International  

 

Michelin Guide Gives Stars to D.C.

 

Michelin Stars for Chicago 

 

Jordan Brydges

About the author, Jordan Brydges

Jordan is a marketing intern at Backbar and a business student studying marketing. She has been working in the restaurant industry for 8 years and developed a passion for cooking and a love of red wine.

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