#ORATECH
Center of Excellence

Join The Future?

FIND OUT HOW YOU CAN GROW YOUR BUSINESS WITH TECHNOLOGY Less

DIGITAL FOOTPRINTS

Every restaurant owner has a digital footprint, even if the business owner hasn't set anything up online.

ONLINE ORDERING

Studies show more and more guests want Online Ordering solutions from their favorite restaurants.

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATIONS OF SMBs

View this guide for small and medium- sized businesses (SMBs) for growth and improving the customer experience by leveraging technology.

DELIVERY

In-house or third-party? Uber Eats or DoorDash? There are a lot of decisions for operators to make when it comes to delivery, but only one certainty: Staying out of the market may be a mistake.

2017 STATE OF THE INDUSTRY

from the NATIONAL RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION

Reach this comprehensive overview of and outlook for the restaurant industry.

ARTICLE BIN

Cybersecurity
Restaurateurs typically operate on knife-thin margins, so they have a keen appreciation of the cost of every ingredient in the daily special. But there’s one cost most restaurant owners fail to prepare for: the liability associated with a breach of customer data. Even if your property and casualty insurance coverage includes a cybersecurity rider, it’s likely inadequate when compared to the losses you can suffer. Read more from ORA preferred vendor Hylant. 

Millennials & Gen Z

The Ohio Restaurant Association leadership team has spent time meeting and listening to Jason Dorsey, one of the world’s leading Gen Z and Millennials speakers and researchers. Adweek calls him a “research guru.” He delivers practical solutions that drive measurable results looking at age cohorts and the implications to business. Jason has been a speaker at National Restaurant Association events. For more about Jason and his firm, click here.

Millennial Dining Trends 2019
A recent report surveyed more than 5,000 millennials in 18 countries and produced a number of insights about their restaurant expectations. To learn more, click here. 

Restaurant Technology Can Help Your Culture Problem
Finding, retaining and engaging employees are the three main challenges the restaurant industry is facing in 2019. The proof is in the data. According to TDn2K’s 2019 Recruiting and Turnover Report, 25 percent of full service and 35 percent of limited service brands report being understaffed at any given time. Read more. 
Delivery Profit is Elusive. Are Hybrid Models the Answer? 
Restaurant execs are challenging the idea that standard third-party partnerships are key to survival in today’s market, but even non-traditional off-premise systems come with obstacles. READ MORE.