5 Ways to Make the Guest Experience Frictionless

Your guests increasingly expect frictionless experiences when dining out. Whether customers choose to visit a fast-casual or full-service restaurant in person or have their...

Cheval d’Or

Disregard what is written on the window of Cheval d’Or’s elegantly-preserved red façade, for what restaurateur Florent Ciccoli (of Jones and Café du...

Personal Guaranty of Restaurant Lease-How to Reduce Your Risk

  What is a personal guaranty for a restaurant lease? A personal guaranty is a security instrument whereby the person signing the...

Boost Your Local SEO With These 3 Smart Moves

Search engine optimization has gone from a service that was a website development add-on to the foundation of an online marketing plan. SEO...

First Look: Silver Kati Opens In Pizitz Food Hall

When it comes to Indian food in Birmingham, we have long been fans of Silver Coin Restaurant. (There are some other good options...

How Technology in Restaurants is Changing the Guest Experience

Point. Click. Enjoy. Simple electronic interactions are what today’s restaurant guests crave. They want to eat out the same way...

Hiring Refugees: Doing good is good business

By Mohamad Fakih When I arrived in Canada at the age of 26, I came with a strong drive...

What is a POS System (And Why do I Need One)?

  When it comes to Point of Sale (POS) systems, the first thing that probably comes...

Le Meurice – Alain Ducasse, Paris

Le Meurice, part of the Dorchester Collection, is just a short walk from the Louvre museum in Paris. The hotel houses a two...

Bel Café’s Roasted Cauliflower Sandwich

Roasted Cauliflower Ingredients:...

Jackalberry

Review of Jackalberry Jackalberry, which is named after the native African tree, has just opened in the CBD and we suggest cocktail...

Closing the Gap Between Actual and Theoretical Food Costs

While your restaurant’s profit and loss (P&L) statement can help you measure and ensure the success of your business, restaurant accounting doesn’t stop...

Café Carbon: meat lovers, forget your sustainable intentions

I think everyone around me has had...

How To Increase Positive Online Restaurant Reviews

More than ever, customers are relying on online reviews to help them figure out where to eat. For a lot of guests, eating...

Three Wine Picks From The Greens List (for Every Budget)

I am often asked to select two or three different wines from different price categories so a guest has an opportunity to choose a...

A New Risk at Starbucks for the Egg Allergy Community

Last July, we published a blog post entitled “Recent Concerns About Food Allergy Risks at Starbucks Explained.”  The genesis of that was a change...

Interview with Chef Murray Flaherty

Have you noticed a new face at Coast? We’re pleased to introduce Chef Murray Flaherty! Chef Murray recently came over from our flagship restaurant,...

Restaurant Reservations updated to help you comply with GDPR

What is GDPR? If you haven’t heard of GDPR, read this Introduction to GDPR from Heather Burns, a legal consultant for the web, who is...

Our Food & Wine Tours

Paris by Mouth has become the gold standard for food & wine tours in the French capital. We’ve been celebrated twice in The New...

Black Bear Diner and Postmates Partner to Launch On-Demand Delivery

Redding, CA  (Restaurant News Release)  Black Bear Diner, the fast-growing family dining concept offering a one-of-a-kind, family-friendly experience and Postmates, the leader in enabling...