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March 2, 2020

Restaurants Navigate A Tight Labor Market By Recruiting Non-Traditional Workers

This article was written by Alicia Kelso for Forbes. Restaurant operators are navigating historically low unemployment rates and rising wages and these labor pressures aren’t going away anytime soon. According to the National Restaurant Association’s State of the Industry 2020 report released last week, … Continued


February 20, 2020

Make Your Restaurant a Social Media Hotspot

This article was written by Kristi Turner, CMO of Compeat for Modern Restaurant Management. Love it or hate it, Instagram is affecting your business.  With more than one billion accounts worldwide, it is time to accept that it is not going away soon; therefore … Continued


Decade of Disruption: Restaurant Insiders Dish What’s on the Plate

This article originally appeared in Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine. Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine asked restaurant industry movers and shakers, including Compeat’s CMO, Kristi Turner: “What do you feel is going to cause disruption in the restaurant industry over the next decade?” Their … Continued


February 19, 2020

9 Women in Tech Share Their Best Advice for Managing a Team

This article originally appeared on Built in Austin’s website. Built in Austin asked Compeat’s Senior Director of Data Management, Lauren Harden, and other women leaders across Austin share the lessons they learned that made them effective people managers and provide advice on … Continued


February 11, 2020

Making QSR Menus Maximize Profits

This article was written for QSR by Annabelle Crawford and Jason Hollis of Compeat The study of menu engineering essentially boils down to two measurements: The popularity of the item, relative to other similar items on your menu. The extent … Continued


February 7, 2020

10 ways to make your customers heart you on Valentine’s Day

This article was written by Kristi Turner, CMO of Compeat, for Fast Casual As George Bernard Shaw once said, “there is no sincerer love than the love of food.” And with Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we couldn’t agree … Continued


February 4, 2020

Curry Up Now to Grow with Investment from NFL Hall-of-Famer

The Top 5 Inventory Mistakes and How to Avoid ThemThis article appeared on QSR  Akash Kapoor, co-founder of Curry Up Now, wants his restaurant to be the “biggest and baddest” Indian food brand in the U.S.Born as a food truck … Continued


January 28, 2020

But I’m not a regular restaurant; I’m a cool restaurant

This article was written by Kristi Turner, CMO of Compeat, for Fast Casual While the record low unemployment rate in the United States is certainly something to be celebrated, it can also cause a labor shortage for many industries. The … Continued


January 23, 2020

Restaurant Accounting Software: Which Solution is Right for You?

This article was written by Ryan McSweeney for Upserve Thank you, Upserve, for the shout out in your article on the best restaurant accounting software and solutions. Compeat is proud to make the list! Running a restaurant is not just about … Continued


January 22, 2020

Is a Restaurant Recession Coming?

This article was written by Kevin Hardy for QSR For many pundits, it’s not if, but when. Is your brand prepared? The most recent American economic cycles have been defined by extremes: One with the Great Recession (the worst downturn … Continued


January 13, 2020

The Roaring 2020s: Restaurant Predictions for the Next Decade

This article originally appeared on QSR A look at what limited-service operators should expect. Projecting likely restaurant trends over a 12-month period is an exercise that many operators and consultants are accustomed to performing. But projecting an entire decade ahead … Continued


January 2, 2020

What to Expect from the Gen Z Consumer: High-Tech Expectations and Healthier Tastes

Wondering how Generation Z will change the restaurant industry? Our CMO, Kristi Turner, shared with Nation’s Restaurant News her predictions for the newest generation of diners – including a higher focus on health and sustainability. Millennials and their taste for … Continued