Ctuit Software's Restaurant Management Blog

4 Best Practices for Building Your Employee Schedules

Restaurant Management, Labor Scheduling

Mar 22

Let’s face it, one of the biggest pains in the neck for management – no matter the size, style or location of the restaurant – is creating and maintaining employee schedules. Scheduling is normally a dreaded task on the to-do list, and whether...

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Don’t Get Pinched This St. Patrick’s Day!

Restaurant Management, Manage Your Business

Mar 14

It’s March - time for St. Paddy’s Day festivities to begin!  And there is nothing more popular on the rowdiest of holidays than for people to go out and celebrate with others.  You do not want to miss out on this huge opportunity to get people in...

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5 Reasons Why Prep Sheets Are Useful

Cost of Goods Sold, Restaurant Management, Reduce Food and Beverage Costs, Inventory

Mar 07

Restaurant Prep is a daily process. It encompasses determining how much product is on hand, understanding how much product is needed to get through service, and knowing how to prep the right amount of product.  By removing the need to do all of...

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Let The March Madness Begin

Increase Sales and Drive Profits, Restaurant Management, Business Expansion

Mar 01

March Madness is right around the corner!  With some of the biggest games approaching, most restaurants and bars are competing for the crowds.  Proactively working to get customers in your door and then having your own game plan for success while...

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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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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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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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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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