Ctuit Software's Restaurant Management Blog

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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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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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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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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