Safer & Smarter Kitchens

— By Tom Dunn — How active fryer management improves employee safety, reduces costs and increases sustainability.   Restaurants and commercial kitchens are demanding environments. Quick-service operators, fast-casual franchisees, full-service restaurant owners and facility kitchens everywhere often struggle with a

Protect & Serve

— By Rusty Amarante — The future looks bright for service-based franchises.   Providing specialized and on-demand services, service-based businesses currently represent a large portion of the franchise establishments in the United States. For almost a decade, service-based franchises have

HOODZ International: Signature Vendor Spotlight

— Interview with Keith Turner —     R&R: Where are you based and how long has the company been in business? Keith Turner: HOODZ was started in 2009 and is headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan. R&R: What is your

Filta Promotes Tom Dunn to CEO, Rob Totten to COO

Orlando, Fla. — Filta Environmental Kitchen Solutions (Filta), the world’s restaurant kitchen and hospitality leader in active fryer management and environmental sustainability, has promoted two executives. Tom Dunn, formerly COO and a 20-year veteran of the franchise industry, assumes responsibility

Restaurant Technologies: Signature Vendor Spotlight

— Interview with Tina Swanson — R&R: Where are you based and how long has Restaurant Technologies been in business? Tina Swanson: Restaurant Technologies is based in Minneapolis and has been providing automated solutions to restaurants for more than 20