Black Box Guest Intelligence™
Guest Sentiment Insights
To Protect and Scale Your Business
With Black Box Guest Intelligence™, hospitality brands can monitor, research, and act on guest feedback to deliver and maintain a competitive customer experience.
Our company-specific or industry-wide sentiment monitoring allows teams to assess how well they’re executing on their brand promise compared to other restaurants within their segment so they can make more informed operational changes, workforce improvements, and increase financial performance.
Comprehensive Social Listening
With online review data from all the major channels feeding into one platform – comprehensive guest feedback is at your fingertips.
- Guest Intelligence tracks 59,000+ units and 170+ brands across all major online review platforms to uncover industry trends and up-and-coming brands in real-time.
- Build a complete picture of customer experience using service, food, beverage, ambiance, value and intent to return attributes and the sub-categories underneath each one.
- Pinpoint specific issues and opportunities with analysis and reports broken out by brand, region, DMA, or unit.
- Gain competitive intelligence for every brand in and outside of your segment.
Text Analytics Specifically for Restaurants
Black Box Intelligence’s extensive natural language processing (NLP) library is designed specifically for the restaurant industry. Our proprietary collocation and concordance-based text analytics break down sentiment factors into actionable drivers that can be deployed, tested and measured across a market’s social media channels.
- 60,000 keywords, phrases and modifiers to know what your guest is saying.
- Restaurant-specific terminology regularly tested against Watson, Google, Amazon and other NLP libraries.
- Restaurant categories include: food, beverage, service, ambiance, value and intent to return.
- Built exclusively for the restaurant industry.
Powerful Listening Tools for Every Team
- Build new strategies, based on guest feedback, to improve operations system-wide
- Identify areas of opportunity at the local level
- Understand brand perception from guests
- Receive time sensitive customer brand alerts, notifying you of critical situations
- Evaluate financial impact of changes in guest sentiment across operations
- Identify areas of operational excellence and growth
Labor and HR
- Understand service from customer’s perspective at a detailed level
- Understand impact of staffing strategy on guest experience
- Track cuisine preference changes and food trends
- Design menu options based on customer’s insights
- Learn how menu innovation is being perceived by your guests in test markets
Remove the guesswork and subjective decision-making behind how you collaborate across departments.
Partnered for Impact
An onboarding experience tailored to your teams’ needs
From call number one with your Client Success Team, we make sure your data is integrated with integrity and your team is trained to use your new tools effectively.
Access to State of the Industry webinars and Best Practices Conference
We keep you ahead and constantly connected to what now, what’s new and what’s next.
Our team of experts and analysts know the restaurant industry
They know exactly how to help you navigate the data, dashboards, insights and more.
Bring In Black Box Intelligence Reputation Management
Listen, engage, and retain guests to unlock the full potential of your brand reputation.
Monitor All Online Channels from One Inbox
Multitasking between Instagram, Google My Business, Facebook, Trip Advisor and more, can be hectic. Manage unlimited profiles and pages from our powerful inbox.
Create Real-time Brand Interactions
Spot influencers, loyal customers no matter where they are. Respond to all interactions and flag comments and messages that need attention.
Include Your Audience
Black Box Intelligence’s AreTheyHappy Reputation Management Solution helps you take the customer experience online and makes your audience an intrinsic part of your brand’s success.
Black Box Intelligence Case Study
How Willie’s Icehouse Leverages Industry Benchmarking & Insights to Elevate Restaurant Experience
Find out how this casual dining chain uses guest, financial and workforce data to enable teams across the organization to be more proactive and improve the way they execute.
Over 300+ of the world’s best restaurants use Black Box Intelligence
Restaurant Industry: State of the Workforce Webinar
This webinar session will bring you up to date on the current state of the restaurant workforce including information on staffing, turnover, compensation, benefits, diversity, inclusion, training and more.
This webinar is open to all restaurant operators. Please use your company email address to register. Personal email addresses such as Gmail, Hotmail, iCloud etc… will not be approved. You can attend this webinar session ONLY if you are a restaurant operator or current client of Black Box Intelligence™ (subscribed to Workforce, Financial and/or Guest Intelligence). For questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q4 State of the Industry Webinar
The one-stop shop for all things restaurant sales, traffic, staffing, turnover, consumer sentiment and guest satisfaction trends. This quarterly client-only benefit will take a look at segment, industry and cuisine trends, the labor market and the economy; all in under an hour. These sessions are uniquely designed to be a resource for you to reveal insights with unparalleled data connecting the dots between your most critical initiatives.
A trusted partner for restaurant leaders for over 25 years
"Competition is fierce and we are continually looking at ways to build competitive advantages for Darden. The data and insights from Black Box Intelligence are a terrific addition to our insights capabilities."
"Black Box Financial Intelligence is an intuitive user platform for comparative data in our industry. I love the user-friendly dashboard interface."
"Black Box Workforce Intelligence consistently provides timely and valuable benchmarking data that we use to make key decisions."
"Black Box Guest Intelligence shows our operations teams our guests’ real-time feedback. We’re able to say, ‘this is what our customers are saying.’ We can pinpoint what is affecting traffic and sales, follow-up, and react quickly to the key areas that affect our business."
"We really enjoy your team and their insight. Your product has made us better operators and franchisors. Really helps to tell a story. Keep the intel coming."
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