Happy Birthday to Cocoyogurt!  Cocoyogurt opened their Ft. Lauderdale By the Sea in February 2011 and has become a neighborhood favorite.  At Cocoyogurt, they strive to bring people together for the most flavorful, natural, and fun frozen yogurt experience while promoting a healthier lifestyle. Cocoyogurt allows you to create your own yogurt treat in 3 [ Read more… ]

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If you are in the quick serve business, plan for the predicated growth this year.  If you do not have a quick serve business what are you waiting for?  The National Restaurant Association annual restaurant Industry Forecast released last month predicts that limited-service growth will outpace that of the full-service industry, which is expected to [ Read more… ]

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Waiters, bartenders, busboys and other employees who have worked for celeb chef and restaurateur Mario Batali are celebrating. Batali and business partner Joseph Bastianich have agreed to pay $5.25 million to resolve a lawsuit filed on behalf of waiters, captains and other employees who claimed that his restaurants had illegally confiscated part of their tips [ Read more… ]

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St. Patrick’s Day is fast approaching and the luck ‘o the Irish is in the air.  How is your resturant celebrating this holiday?  You do not need to be an Irish ehstablishment or to serve green beer to get your customers in the spirit.  Does your establishment offer a daily special?  Corned beef and sauerkraut, [ Read more… ]

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Hopefully, you have been keeping up with your customers with social networks like Facebook and Twitter; there is a new player in town:  Pinterest.  This social network has exploded in the last year and its impact may be far-reaching.  This social media outlet is a must-have option for quick-service operators. Essentially, Pinterest is a virtual, [ Read more… ]

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