NOSH - May 4, 2017 - Vol. 2 No. 17

Personal Branding Tips for Entrepreneurs

Today’s digital world requires entrepreneurs to take the extra step and develop a personal brand outside of their business. This article from Entrepreneur defines a personal brand as attaching monetary value to a person as opposed to a business, service or product. If you’re developing your personal brand, these tips are crucial to your success.

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Chipotle Stock Gets Noticed

After a bumpy 2016, Chipotle shares rose 2.6% and the net income was $46 million compared to a $26 million loss a year ago. The Motley Fool examines how Chipotle has gained momentum after a weak year last year and has caught the attention of investors. Chipotle still has a way to go to catch up to the restaurant-level operating margin, but this is a positive sign for the brand.

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The Move from Fine Dining To Fast Casual

Chef Daniel Humm and Will Guidara of Eleven Madison Park recently opened their first fast casual, Made Nice. Eleven Madison Park is the recently-acclaimed World’s Best Restaurant, and the team behind it has now opened their first fast casual in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City. Made Nice will serve affordable but upscale menu items such as smoked salmon with eggs, salad and pickled onions. Take a look at everything Made Nice offers!

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NOSH - April 20, 2017 - Vol. 2 No. 16

Restaurant Social Media Tips and Tricks

Toast wrote a recent blog article, providing insight on how restaurants can up their social media game. Toast provides examples from brands like Sweetgreen and Pieology Pizzeria, who have shown innovative and creative techniques on social media. Using a consistent voice, implementing creative hashtags, and offering exclusive coupons are a few of the tips offered in this article.

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Teens Spending More On Food Than Clothes

Research done by Piper Jaffary's twice-a-year survey shows that teenagers are currently spending 24% of their money on food - surpassing clothes for the first time. Brands like Starbucks and McDonald’s are favorites with teenagers, with Chipotle being the third most preferred public brand. Restaurants can capitalize on this spending group using various techniques and practices.

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Yelp Gets Easier

Yelp is without a doubt the leader in consumer reviews and opinions and has now made its data more accessible across food service organizations. Yelp has collected data from its 65 million unique mobile users which will now help restaurant managers discover and reap the rewards of new revenue opportunities.

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