The Main Course

Informed by insights. Powered by service.
Thought Leadership
To win the war on market share, operators should take steps to combat turnover and retain employees at their restaurants.

A Sustainable Approach to Winning the Battle for Market Share: Combat Turnover

By TDn2K | March 18, 2019
To win the war on market share, operators should take steps to combat turnover and retain employees at their restaurants.
Thought Leadership
consumer sentiment
The Restuarant Guest Satisfaction Snapshot is a monthly analysis of how guest satisfaction expressed online correlates to operational performance in the restaurant industry.

Guest Sentiment Rises Despite Sales and Traffic Decline

By TDn2K | March 13, 2019
The Restuarant Guest Satisfaction Snapshot is a monthly analysis of how guest satisfaction expressed online correlates to operational performance in the restaurant industry.
consumer sentiment
Thought Leadership
Learn how the best-in-class restaurants use benchmarking to determine internal success and assess position in the marketplace.

[Free Guide] Restaurant Benchmarking: Drive Action & Impact Your ROI

By TDn2K | March 11, 2019
Learn how the best-in-class restaurants use benchmarking to determine internal success and assess position in the marketplace.
Thought Leadership
industry update
The Restaurant Industry Snapshot is a monthly view of the restuarant industry's financial and workforce performance.

Chilly Sales & Traffic Growth, Understaffed Restaurants Plagued February

By TDn2K | March 7, 2019
The Restaurant Industry Snapshot is a monthly view of the restuarant industry's financial and workforce performance.
industry update
Industry Voices
Jill McFarland of Stellar Digital Marketing discusses how top brands are winning the market share by using unsolicited guest feedback.

Tell Us How You Really Feel: Using Unsolicited Guest Feedback to Become Best-in-Class

By Jill McFarland | February 28, 2019
Jill McFarland of Stellar Digital Marketing discusses how top brands are winning the market share by using unsolicited guest feedback.
Industry Voices
Thought Leadership
Liz D'Aloia of HR Virtuoso shares suggestions on empowering and developing the restaurant workforce through employee recognition programs.

Best Practices in Employee Recognition and Retention

By Liz D’Aloia | February 18, 2019
Liz D'Aloia of HR Virtuoso shares suggestions on empowering and developing the restaurant workforce through employee recognition programs.
Thought Leadership
consumer sentiment
The Restuarant Guest Satisfaction Snapshot is a monthly analysis of how guest satisfaction expressed online correlates to operational performance in the restaurant industry.

Restaurant Guests Not Chilled by Polar Vortex

By TDn2K | February 13, 2019
The Restuarant Guest Satisfaction Snapshot is a monthly analysis of how guest satisfaction expressed online correlates to operational performance in the restaurant industry.
consumer sentiment
industry update
The Restaurant Industry Snapshot is a monthly view of the restuarant industry's financial and workforce performance.

Focus Shifts to Staffing as Restaurant Sales Hold Strong in January

By TDn2K | February 7, 2019
The Restaurant Industry Snapshot is a monthly view of the restuarant industry's financial and workforce performance.
industry update
Industry Voices
Joe Kefauver of Align Public Strategies and Peter Romeo of Winsight Media, discuss upcoming policy changes and issues affecting operators in 2019.

Government Shutdowns, Policy Changes and the Need for Restaurant Industry Collaboration

By TDn2K | February 5, 2019
Joe Kefauver of Align Public Strategies and Peter Romeo of Winsight Media, discuss upcoming policy changes and issues affecting operators in 2019.
Industry Voices
Thought Leadership
Global Best Practices Award Winners announced, recognizing consistently superior performance and honoring restaurant organizations for workplace excellence.

Best-in-Class Restaurants Honored at the TDn2K Global Best Practices Conference

By TDn2K | January 29, 2019
Global Best Practices Award Winners announced, recognizing consistently superior performance and honoring restaurant organizations for workplace excellence.
Thought Leadership

Email Newsletter

Sign up to receive monthly insights addressing the restaurant industry’s most important topics.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.


In the News

Restaurants Added Just 1,600 Jobs Last Month

What Polar Vortex? Restaurant Sales Improve in January

Restaurant Sales Hold Strong in January

Report Identifies Three Keys to Traffic Growth

Mystery’s over: New data pinpoints the cause of restaurants’ traffic slide


Follow Us