grab and go

Technology & Equipment

Operators lament the loss of Sally the salad robot

DoorDash pulled the plug on the robots in August and removed them from the field. Operators say they’ve struggled to find a good replacement.

Operations

United Airlines tries grab-and-go lounges

The carrier has opened a convenience store-style lounge in Denver for members of its elite flyers club.

Fresh on the Fox features made-to-order beverages with functional benefits.

Takeout continues to trend, but diners can expect creativity to flow into other service styles and menu categories.

The fresh vending company has also relocated some of its fridges in hospitals and universities.

Limited-time offers are an effective strategy for foodservice operators to create excitement, drive more visits and test out potential new beverage menu items.

This trend has taken off: Ignite menu data reveals that meal kits have been the top off-premises offering added to menus this year.

With coronavirus restrictions still in place, portable foods continue to be in high demand at schools, colleges, healthcare operations and office buildings. These five recipes lend themselves well to grab and go, takeout and delivery.

As kids head back to school, administrators and foodservice operators are working overtime to ensure everyone stays safe amid the pandemic.

Has the coronavirus thrown a wrench in foodservice operators’ earth-friendly efforts?

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