Ctuit Software's Restaurant Management Blog

5 Best Practices to Prevent Phishing Scams in Your Restaurant

Fraud Management, Restaurant Management, Phishing Scams

Feb 16

Phishing scams are usually fraudulent emails that look legitimate to try to trick you into giving away personal information. Phishing scams aimed at restaurants are often trying to gain access to your POS which has valuable customer information,...

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What Do Minimum Wage Increases Mean for Your Restaurant?

Labor Compliance, Minimum Wage

Feb 08

 In addition to celebrating the New Year, Massachusettsan workers can now enjoy a boost in their paychecks. As of January 1st, 2017, Massachusetts minimum wage has been raised from $10 per hour to $11 an hour. 

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Tips On How to get the Local Feel at your Chain Restaurant

Guest Satisfaction, Restaurant Management

Feb 01

Chain restaurants are here to stay.  They provide a sense of familiarity and consistency that people find comforting.  You know what to expect when it comes to the menu choices, portion sizes, services, and other familiar features. But even with...

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The New Era of Marketing: Social Media Marketing for Beginners

Manage Your Business, Social Media, Marketing

Jan 26

Remember the days when your restaurant gained its popularity and business by word of mouth or local advertising? Nowadays, the old-school types of marketing that restaurant owners relied on for decades are no longer enough to keep up with...

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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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