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October 8, 2020

Winter Dining Challenge’s Winning Ideas: Cabins, Blocks and Heated Tables in Chicago

This article was written by Miriam Di Nunzio with Chicago Sun Times Winter is coming to Chicago, and so too, are outdoor dining options. Mayor Lori Lightfoot today announced the three winners of the Winter Dining Challenge, a contest that … Continued


8 Ways Restaurants Can Attract Young Customers

This article was written by Michael Gorman with FSR Magazine The most important factor that decides whether a business thrives or not is the number of young clients it welcomes. You might be a restaurant that provides the most delightful … Continued


October 5, 2020

Mapping the Rise of Ghost Kitchens

This article was featured in Restaurant Dive. Dark. Ghost. Host.  These are just a few of the names for the budding restaurant segment rising from the economic upheaval of the novel coronavirus pandemic.  But are ghost kitchens really on their … Continued


October 1, 2020

New $2.2 Trillion Stimulus Promises $120 Billion for Restaurants

This article was written by Danny Klein with FSR Magazine A second major coronavirus stimulus act has been stuck in neutral. But House Democrats took another crack at a proposal Monday with an updated “Heroes Act” that would run $2.2 … Continued


September 30, 2020

Understanding Recent Changes to the DOL Joint Employer Test

This article was written by Mitchell Boyarsky and Jessica Jeffrey The guidelines, issued by the United States Department of Labor (DOL) to assist employers including restaurants owned jointly with or managed by other companies, recently have been thrown into question … Continued


With Sports Back, Can Empty Stadiums Turn Into Crowded Restaurants?

This article was written by Danny Klein with FSR Magazine Sports have returned to quiet stadiums across America. While great news for TV networks, where it leaves restaurants is a more complex debate. Does this locked-out group of fans present … Continued


Darden CEO: Virtual Brands a ‘Distraction’

This article was written by Danny Klein with FSR Magazine Over the summer, Brinker International, Bloomin’ Brands, and Dine Brands dipped into virtual waters. The Chili’s and Maggiano’s parent introduced “It’s Just Wings” to 1,000-plus kitchens via DoorDash in June—a launch … Continued


September 2, 2020

Jon Taffer Taps Compeat to Manage Back-Office Operations

This article was featured in Fast Casual Magazine. Jon Taffer has tapped Compeat to manage the accounting, workforce and back-office technology at his fast casual concept, Taffer’s Tavern. “As a restaurant operator for 30-plus years, I know the right technology … Continued


August 28, 2020

Restaurant Reset: Welcoming Customers Back with Art

This article was written by Tricia Binder with Modern Restaurant Mangement. Let’s face it: these past several months have been tough on restaurant owners, customers and communities. It’s not just business, though that’s part of it. We sacrificed and stayed … Continued


August 7, 2020

Compeat And Buyer’s Edge Platform Announce Strategic Partnership To Help Restaurants Save Costs

This article was featured in AiTHRORITY Buyer’s Edge Platform offers all Compeat customers the opportunity to join one of the largest group purchasing organizations in the food industry and earn cashback on everyday purchases Compeat, the most comprehensive restaurant accounting, … Continued


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