2019 State of the Restaurant Industry report

By Lynn Skurla Perkins | Jun 10, 2019 3:59:11 PM

The National Restaurant Association releases the State of the Restaurant Industry report each year in the spring. I read the report summary, and this is what I learned at a glance:

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40 Reasons Why Restaurant Owners Should Choose Oracle Food and Beverage Technology

By Lynn Skurla Perkins | Jan 23, 2019 3:27:00 PM

We wanted to share with you some of the reasons restaurant owners are choosing Oracle Food and Beverage technology.

Here is a blog post from Shannon Straub, a Field Marketing Specialist at Oracle:

If you’re a restaurant owner, choosing the right technology partner can be a challenge. There’s so much to think about – features and capabilities, cost, training…you can find a full checklist here.

However, two factors that every restaurant owner needs to have on their list are:

  1. Stability of the technology vendor
  2. Vendor’s industry expertise
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What Will Your Restaurant Look Like In 2025? Take a Sneak Peak To See If You Will Be Ready

By Lynn Skurla Perkins | Dec 28, 2018 10:16:18 AM

Six years from now - what will the future look like for your restaurant, your customers, your employees?

When you think about the recent rapid changes in technologies and how it has affected the way consumers shop, find restaurants and order their food - in 6 years we could see some radical effects on the ways restaurants will operate - and these new technologies will impact those that survive and thrive and those that won't be here anymore.

From biometrics to robotics, Oracle Food and Beverage surveyed restaurateurs and consumers to explore which technologies they believe will be widespread in the food and beverage industry by 2025.  Among the topics Restaurant 2025 explores: artificial intelligence, biometrics/facial recognition/3D imaging, robotics, voice activation, wearable technology, virtual reality, drones, and 3D printing.

How will new technology change the way that you run your restaurants?  Here is a sampling of what they found out:

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4 Reasons Why This Tool Will Transform Your Restaurant

By Thomas Greenman | Oct 30, 2018 6:01:53 PM

Do you feel like you barely have enough time to run your restaurant? Could you use another employee to help you manage your social media presence but don’t have the budget for one? Do you want more reviews for your restaurant but aren’t sure how to get there? If you’re like most restaurateurs, the answer to all these are likely - yes!

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Restaurant Technology Trends for 2017

By Lynn Skurla Perkins | Jan 9, 2017 4:52:28 PM

Restaurateurs weigh in on what technology they will be focusing on in 2017

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