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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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What Makes Good Customer Service?

Starting a Restaurant, Guest Satisfaction, Staff Training, Restaurant Management, Manage Your Business

Sep 26

Every person has a slightly different opinion on what good customer service consists of. There are so many aspects that go into providing good customer service, that it is ultimately an impossible term to define.  

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Uncovering the Face of the Boogeyman in the Restaurant Industry

Starting a Restaurant, Increase Sales and Drive Profits, Restaurant Management, Manage Your Business

Sep 20

The Boogeyman is a popular mythical creature, known in most cultures.  He has no specific appearance but strikes fear into both children and adults alike.  How can such a non-specific allusion be dreaded by so many?  Simple – the Boogeyman is...

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Tips on Ordering, Receiving and Storing Product

Cost of Goods Sold, Restaurant Management, Menu Pricing, Manage Your Business, Inventory

Sep 12

If you can get through to your next ordering day with no leftover product, no spoilage, and not having to 86 any menu items, then you are winning at ordering.  However, this is hardly the case for most of us.  Still, you shouldn’t forget that the...

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How to Keep Inventory Control Under Control

Cost of Goods Sold, Restaurant Management, Manage Your Business, Inventory

Sep 07

Inventory control is extremely important to a restaurant’s profitability.  Knowing your inventory and understanding how it moves can improve how you order product, reduce waste, and help deter theft. 

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Weighing In on Weighing In

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

Aug 29

When creating your menu, you (or someone in your company) took a lot of time and effort to dial in those recipes.  This goes far beyond tuning the tastes – a really good recipe also takes each ingredient’s availability, food cost, prep time,...

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Are These Side Work Chores Getting Missed in Your Restaurant?

Starting a Restaurant, Guest Satisfaction, Staff Training, Restaurant Management, Manage Your Business, Server Performance

Aug 23

Side work. It’s the least favorite part of your employee’s jobs at the end of their shifts. No one wants to fold napkins or fill salad dressings after they have served people for the last 4 hours. But side work keeps your restaurant clean, and...

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A Note for Managers: Lead by Example

Restaurant Management, Manage Your Business, Restaurant Career

Aug 16

There’s no doubt that managing a restaurant is stressful. Ultimately, managers are responsible for all aspects of an evolving door of operations. While this is occurring, one of the biggest responsibilities that gets overlooked is for managers to...

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