Ctuit Software's Restaurant Management Blog

What the Heck is Business Intelligence? What is it and What Does it Mean for your Operation?

Restaurant Technology, Restaurant Management

Jan 20

Well, according to dictionary.com, Business Intelligence is defined as:

Noun:  the process of gathering information about a business or industry matter; a broad range of applications and technologies for gathering, storing, analyzing, and...

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5 Ways to Streamline Your Inventory and Save Time

Cost of Goods Sold, Inventory

Jan 10

There’s a balance between speed and accuracy when taking inventory. With the limited amount of time between close of business and opening the next day, coming up with the most efficient way to take inventory will maximize your results. Here are...

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Minimum Wage Increases for 2017

Labor Compliance, Minimum Wage

Jan 04

Due to the federal minimum wage remaining at $7.25 since 2009, many states, cities, and counties have increased the minimum wage on their own, letting their voters decide via local ballot. Through this method, 29 states will have a minimum wage...

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How to Respond to Negative Online Reviews

Restaurant Management, Customer Reviews

Dec 28

Social media is everywhere.  An increasing number of diners are using apps like Yelp and TripAdvisor to decide where to go for breakfast, lunch and dinner each day.  In fact, according to a 2016 BrightLocal Local Consumer Reviews Survey, 84% of...

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Employee Meals: What System Works Best for You?

Restaurant Management, Server Performance, Employee Meals

Dec 20

Employees in the restaurant industry do not typically have the normal nine to five work day. Instead, they typically work through the peak breakfast, lunch and dinner hours. Not only that – restaurant employees are constantly on their feet,...

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Thinking of Expanding your Business? Here's Our Road Map to Help

Starting a Restaurant, Restaurant Management, Business Expansion

Dec 15

Once your first location is profitable and running smoothly, you might begin to consider expanding your business into a second (or even third, fourth or fifth) location.  It is often assumed that additional locations will open and operate exactly...

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Managing the face of your Restaurant: Host Staff

Restaurant Management

Dec 09

One feature almost every dine-in restaurant has in common is a host staff to greet and seat customers as they enter. Other than the signage on the outside, your host staff is the face of your restaurant; this is where the first impressions of...

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Slow Seasons: How to Take Advantage of The Down Time

Restaurant Management

Dec 01

The Holiday season is upon us! As consumers are considerately more active during the holidays, this can have an adverse effect on the restaurant industry. While some restaurants experience heavy traffic during this time, others receive a...

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Building a Healthier Society: 3 Benefits to Nutrition Labeling

Restaurant Management, Nutrition

Nov 18

Over the last 5 years, health and nutrition has skyrocketed as an ever-growing, ever-welcome trend in the U.S. More than ever, sugar fee, sodium free, fat free, and gluten free are all widely sought after items in grocery markets. As consumers are...

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6 Steps to Streamline Your Restaurant Accounting

Restaurant Management, Accounting

Nov 07

If you have a growing restaurant business, you will at some point hit the dreaded crossroads where the accounting is taking up way too much of your time. If you find yourself spending too much time behind a computer instead of out with your...

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