A robust point of sale system is an integral part of hospitality business success. Pinnacle Hospitality Systems’ premier point of sale (POS) system for the hospitality industry, POSitouch, has the features and flexibility businesses need to thrive in today’s challenging market. With turnkey applications for every type of hospitality business, Pinnacle’s POSitouch can help you manage every aspect of your business. Pinnacle’s POSitouch POS review details some of the many benefits this dynamic system offers: Continue reading “POSitouch POS Review” »
The Fourth of July barbecue may be over but not the obsession with barbecue. According to a research just released by Technomic, 63 percent of the top 500 restaurant chains offer barbecue as a flavor, ingredient, or preparation style, proving that this trend is only continuing to grow.
One reason barbecue is becoming increasingly popular is the experience surrounding it, says Andrew Atwell, regional executive chef for foodservice company Aramark. He says barbecue is family-oriented, passed down through generations, and often has good memories associated with it.
“It’s very social, and everybody likes to talk about their own style and how they do it,” says Atwell. Continue reading “BBQ And Your POS” »
Jack’s a popular quick serve chain based in Alabama knows what community is all about. One year after nearly 200 tornadoes touched down in the Southeast, killing 340 people, Jack’s is helping to raise money and hope for the communities that were affected. The 50 year old chain is participating in the Bo Bikes Bama campaign, in which sports legend Bo Jackson is biking 300 miles across Alabama to raise $1 million for the state’s Governor’s Emergency Relief Fund.
Jack’s is helping Bo Bikes Bama as a corporate cosponsor and through food donations. The company also created the “Messages of Hope” program, which lets community members add messages or artwork to a 10-foot-by-10-foot wall that travels along with Jackson’s campaign. Continue reading “Restaurant Point of Sale Systems” »
Last week, Johnson & Wales University in North Miami inaugurated its Zest awards at a private reception. The university in partnership with Miami Magazine gave awards to local restaurants, chefs and other food and beverage professionals in five categories; culinary innovator, best restaurant 2012, newcomer chef of the year, baking and pastry innovator, top beverage professional and community nominee. Winners were chosen by culinary instructors from the university, members of the university’s epicurean society and a food writer from the magazine. Continue reading “Some Local Zest” »
Do you have Another Broken Egg mug from your favorite location? With 20 locations this Destin, FL based breakfast and brunch specialist sell 22,000 mugs per year. Each specially made coffee mug is branded with Another Broken Egg’s logo and an emblem of the town that is home to each individual restaurant. Customers have taken to collecting them from each location, paying $18 per mug. Continue reading “Branding With Mugs” »
Congratulations to Ben’s New York Kosher Delicatessen for the great review by the South Florida Sun-Sentinel! Food critic, John Tanasychuk awarded the deli located at The Reserve, 9942 Clint Moore Road, Boca Raton with 3 ½ stars out of 4. The big and busy, 242 seat dining room is often packed with customers enjoying everything from old-style classics such as beef-tongue Polonaise to chic veggie burgers.
Ben’s does classic sandwiches such as corned beef, pickled in house, and brisket. But the dinner selections include incredible stuffed cabbage, Hungarian goulash, chicken and beef flanken in a pot with matzo ball, noodles, kreplach, peas and carrots. There are also omelets, hot open-faced sandwiches, salads and entrees such as roast turkey, broiled chopped steak and broiled Romanian steak with sautéed onions. The daily specials are always a treat. It’s Jewish soul food at its best. Continue reading “This Deli Stacks Up” »
Yogurt Mountain, the ultimate self-serve frozen yogurt is offering two new specialty toppings to commemorate Passover — Chocolate-covered Matzo and Coconut Macaroons. All yogurts and sorbets are certified kosher. Many toppings (candies, cereals and sauces) are also kosher certified by various unions and organizations.
“Yogurt Mountain is excited to celebrate Passover with our customers by adding the two new kosher toppings, reinvented from the traditional fare of matzoth and macaroons,” said David Kahn, president and founder of Yogurt Mountain. “We are continually developing diverse products that accommodate and satisfy the overall needs of our unique customer base, while also providing a fun, family friendly environment.” Continue reading “Toppings for Passover” »