Ctuit Software's Restaurant Management Blog

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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Are spreadsheets enough for COGS tracking?

Cost of Goods Sold, Restaurant Technology, Restaurant Management

Sep 08

Restaurants use spreadsheets for at least some function of cost of goods control. Spreadsheets can be utilized in areas ranging from purchasing to inventory to recipe costing. At some point, it may be time for a more advanced solution.

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Leverage Restaurant Technology Without Diminishing the Guest Experience

Restaurant Technology, Restaurant Management

Aug 30

We often hear how technology is destroying human interaction. But in the restaurant business the very opposite may be true. Did you know that there are great technologies out there that will actually free up your time so that you can spend more...

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Simplify Your Business with Mobile Technology

Restaurant Technology, Mobile Devices, Restaurant Management

Aug 03

Restaurant managers have one of the toughest jobs out there. They are expected to manage food costs, inventory, sales, employees, and more all while still ensuring the highest food quality and customer service. But how can one person be expected...

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Shed the Spreadsheets

Restaurant Technology, Restaurant Management

Jun 17

Managing restaurant groups through spreadsheets is one of the most widely used tools to organize data. This past week I shared the screens of restaurant operators who are absolute gurus in their craft of copy/paste, transpose, formulate and chain to...

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The ROI on Restaurant Communication through Technology

Restaurant Technology, Mobile Devices, Restaurant Management

Jun 16

Technology has made it so that we can communicate more quickly and easily than ever before. Emailing, text messaging, and social media happen in real time, allowing immediate responses and engagement. Gain the most return on investment for your...

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FDA Calorie Count Requirement Date Is Almost Here. Are You Ready?

Restaurant Technology, Restaurant Management, Nutrition

Jun 07

On December 31, 2016*  all retail food establishments with 20 or more locations doing business under the same name will be required to publicly post the calorie information of standard menu items.  In addition to posting the calorie information...

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Restaurant Data Automation

Restaurant Technology, POS Systems

Apr 26

For over 16 years, Ctuit has worked with various technology systems to consolidate, format, and map restaurant data in order to automate processes and drive profitable business decisions. We have worked with many other restaurant technology...

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Choosing the Level of POS That Is Right for Your Restaurant

Starting a Restaurant, Restaurant Technology, POS Systems

Oct 23

When shopping for a POS System, it is important to first consider your business needs. Choose a POS based on what you need for operations as well as what you need for back office analysis. For example, if you are a hot dog vendor, pmix analysis...

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Restaurant POS Systems

Starting a Restaurant, Restaurant Technology, POS Systems

Sep 29

What are POS systems?

Fundamentally, a Point of Sale system (commonly referred to as a POS system) is a data collection technology tool. A Point of Sale is a computerized cash register that provides controls and analytics that a standard cash...

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