Habanero's, University of California, Riverside

A holiday break refresh is all this concept needed to get things cooking again.

Snapshots, UC-Riverside, Habaneros, First stationHabanero's is located in a food court, which also features an Italian concept, sushi and a Panda Express. Students approach the counter and make their order.

"We have electronic menu boards that walk [customers] through the process," Garner says. "It actually spins around and tells you to select your item, protein and then walks you through the different options just as a visual cue. The staff is going to do it verbaly too, but this way while you are waiting you can make some of those decisions ahead of time."