Ctuit Software's Restaurant Management Blog

Using Business Intelligence to Run Your Restaurant

Restaurant Technology, Increase Sales and Drive Profits, Restaurant Management, Manage Your Business

Dec 13

I have been in the culinary industry for over 30 years. I’ve seen lots of trends come and go. The only constants are these: quality food, great service, and an inviting atmosphere. If you’ve got those three things, you have the pillars to support a...

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Ctuit Client Services: Lessons Learned While In The Service Industry

Starting a Restaurant, Manage Your Business, Restaurant Career, Restaurant Tips

Dec 05

A while back, we surveyed our client services team here at Ctuit on their past experiences in the restaurant industry. In addition to asking the team “what do you feel makes good customer service”, we asked them to tell us an important life...

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Human Resources Basics for New Operators

Restaurant Management, Manage Your Business, Restaurant Career

Nov 27

Opening and running a small business is hard.  With all of the business decisions involved in getting your business up and running, many operators forget about taking the time to get your Human Resources (HR) properly in order.  While you might...

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How to Retain Employees Through Conscientious Scheduling

Restaurant Management, Manage Your Business, Labor Scheduling, Restaurant Tips, Employee Schedules

Nov 15

Hiring and training employees is expensive – a fact made all the worse by the restaurant industry’s large turnover rate. Retaining employees can therefore prove instrumental in keeping costs low. One method of doing this is to improve on your...

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Building a Strong Team with Behavioral Based Interviewing

Starting a Restaurant, Manage Your Business, Restaurant Tips

Nov 07

More and more companies have come to rely on behavioral interview questions to determine if a candidate is a good fit.  Of course, you will still need to ask traditional interview questions to learn about the person’s past work experience and...

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8 Steps To Help Rebuild Your Restaurant After a Natural Disaster

Restaurant Management, Manage Your Business, Restaurant Career, Restaurant Tips

Nov 01

The last few months of 2017 have been plagued with natural disasters.  Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, and the wildfires of Northern California have wreaked havoc on countless homes and businesses in their paths.  According to the Federal...

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Developing a Winning Culture

Staff Training, Manage Your Business, Server Performance, Restaurant Tips

Oct 25

One of the biggest factors in recruiting and retaining top talent is a company’s culture.  This is especially true of our restaurant industry as well.  In fact, a cultural misfit or lack of culture is often cited by restaurant workers as a reason...

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DON’T LEAVE IT TO CHANCE

Starting a Restaurant, Restaurant Technology, Increase Sales and Drive Profits, Restaurant Management, Manage Your Business, Labor Scheduling, Accounting

Oct 20

Inventory, accounting, and scheduling demand precision. Here’s why these aspects of the restaurant business need a 21st century approach.

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Are You Ready for Some Football?

Restaurant Management, Manage Your Business, Customer Loyalty, Restaurant Tips

Oct 17

It’s fall, which means shorter days, cooler weather, and FOOTBALL.  Proactively working to get customers in your door and then having your own game plan for success while they are there is key to winning during this busy season.

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Accounting: When To Seek Help

Restaurant Management, Manage Your Business, Accounting

Oct 04

If you want to keep your own books to stay connected to where your money is going, that is completely understandable, but you should try not to lose site of the big picture.  Below are a few signs that you may need to seek help with your...

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