Nominations are now being accepted for the Automation & Self-Service Awards (formerly Self-Service Innovation Awards). The awards honor innovators who are leading the way in the advancement of automation and self-service technologies, including vending, kiosks, robotics and AI. Nominations are now being accepted for the Automation & Self-Service Awards (formerly Self-Service Innovation Awards). The Automation & Self-Service […]

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L&L Hawaiian and Original ChopShop also received awards for technology deployments. As part of our Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers gala, which recognized the industry’s top 75 brands and 25 executives Sunday night in Chicago, FastCasual also presented four “special awards” in partnership with four companies focused on helping restaurants grow their businesses via technology […]

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Over 240 fast casual executives attended the gala to find out their rankings. Shaquille O’Neal-owned Big Chicken had much to cluck about Sunday when it took top honors at the Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers awards gala in Chicago at the LondonHouse. Josh Halpern, president, accepted the award for the 40-unit brand, which […]

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The Restaurant Catering Workshop will provide a blueprint for restaurant operators focused on catapulting catering sales. Although order management technology is the heartbeat of any solid catering framework, catering expert Erle Dardick, founder of The Off Premises Growth Academy, understands it’s just one piece of the overall business strategy. The fact that many independent and multi-unit […]

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The ICX Summit kicks off Sept. 9-11 in Charlotte, North Carolina, with notable keynotes and panelists on a wide range of retail customer experience topics. The ICX Summit, which kicks off Sept. 9-11 in Charlotte, North Carolina, is celebrating its eighth year with notable names as keynotes and panelists on a wide range of retail customer […]

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David McKillips, president and CEO of CEC Entertainment, the parent company to Chuck E. Cheese and Peter Piper Pizza, is keynoting The Pizza Leadership Virtual Summit, a free half-day learning event for qualified pizzeria owners, operators and executives on July 31, 2024. Hosted by Networld Media Group, the parent company of Pizza Marketplace, FastCasual and QSRWeb, the virtual […]

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Fast Casual’s parent company aligns with IFMA to bring the food-away-from-home ecosystem closer together. Networld Media Group, a B2B publisher of several online trade publications, including FastCasual, Pizza Marketplace, QSRWeb and Food Truck Operator, is teaming up with The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association, a trade association for food-away-from-home that provides insights, education and networking opportunities for the industry. The partnership will […]

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The survey for the 2024 ATM & Self-Service Software Trends report is now up. This is the 17th year for the report, which is sponsored by KAL ATM Software. Five financial institution participants will be selected to receive a free pass to the upcoming Bank Customer Experience Summit, held in Charlotte, North Carolina from Sept. 9-11. The event […]

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