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November 26, 2019

Eight Ways to Fill Seasonal Positions Amid Record-Low Unemployment

This article was written by Carol Dunnigan, SVP of People and Culture at Compeat, for Modern Restaurant Management With the lowest unemployment rate we’ve seen in two decades, employers are definitely feeling the fact that we are experiencing a job seekers market. … Continued


November 12, 2019

7 Tips for Creating Memorable Dining Experiences

This article was written by Kristi Turner, CMO of Compeat, for Hospitality  Technology The holiday season gives restaurants a perfect opportunity to entice hungry holiday shoppers into their establishments. If past years are any indication, diners could spend nearly $100 billion … Continued


November 5, 2019

Non-finance metric helped CFO diagnose strategic error

This article was written by Robert Freedman for CFO Dive Fast churn rate was key to learning software was too complex for small organizations, SaaS executive says. Years ago, when Paul Willson was overseeing the financial planning and analysis (FP&A) function at … Continued


November 4, 2019

The Challenges Of Automating Restaurant AP

This article originally appeared on It may be the case that the only predictable thing about the restaurant business is… unpredictability. New menus items may be popular… or not. The Friday hot spot may be hotter than usual, with … Continued


November 1, 2019

Designing the “PERFECT” Online Menu

This article was written by Jason Hollis, Training & Implementation Lead for Compeat, for Hospitality Technology Your menu, by definition, is the list of dishes available at a restaurant. But a menu is far more important to your business than that. … Continued


October 29, 2019

Whetting Your Firm’s FP&A Appetite

This podcast originally appeared on CFO Thought Leader. Jack Sweeny, host and creator of CFO Thought Leader, sat down with Paul Willson, CFO of Compeat, to discuss his career journey and what lead him into the restaurant sector. In the … Continued


October 16, 2019

A Closer Look At What Generation Drinks Z – Part II

Written by Lisa B. Zimmerman for Forbes Magazine Generation Z loves to Instagram. Move over millennials, it is Generation Z’s time in the spotlight now. This demographic, which is roughly 9- to 23-years old, is going to be important for smart food and drinks marketers … Continued


October 15, 2019

A Closer Look At What Generation Z Is Drinking – Part 1

Written by Lisa B. Zimmerman for Forbes Magazine With all the recent focus on millennials, many drinks marketers have been ignoring the influential Generation Z. This generation was primarily born from 1995 to 2010 and has grown up on the Internet. … Continued


October 10, 2019

5 Pizza Menu Money-Making Musts

Written by Jason Hollis, Training & Implementation Team Lead at Compeat, for Pizza Marketplace Just by definition, your pizza brand’s menu is simply a list of the dishes available. But that’s really selling the power potential of your menu short since it … Continued


September 24, 2019

Six Ways to Succeed in the Sober Curious Movement

This article was written by Kristi Turner, CMO of Compeat, for FSR. The sober curious movement is gaining popularity throughout many countries of the world. Unlike the days when the term “sobriety” was connected to the stigma of addiction or … Continued


September 18, 2019

How Compeat’s Team of Restaurant Peeps and Technology Geeks Serves Restaurants Around America

This article was written by Kelly O’Halloran for Built in Austin At Compeat, employees don’t have to ask for help — the help comes to them. Take, for instance, Clint Blaylock’s team, who is building out the restaurant management system’s new payment … Continued


September 16, 2019

Why Special Menus Aren’t a One-Size-Fits-All Approach

This article was written by Nicole Duncan for FSR Magazine In every restaurant, there exists a tug-and-pull relationship between back-of-house innovation and front-of-house appeal. Inspired chefs wish to flex their culinary muscles while guests crave a certain degree of consistency … Continued