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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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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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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