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20 Restaurant Skills You'll Quickly Learn on the Job (Updated)

7 Shifts

Working in a restaurant is something more than 11 million people in the United States do. It's one of the most hands-on jobs you can have - and equips employees with an abundance of restaurant skills as a result.

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More Restaurants Are Turning to Voice Tech: Here Are Three Reasons Why

Modern Restaurant Management

Technology has been a great help during these testing times and, in particular, more and more restaurateurs have been turning to conversational voice AI ordering systems to help them meet —and increase— their orders with the resources they have available.

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Biz Tip: Operations

Food Business

Maintaining equipment is like maintaining good staff. You can't avoid it, and you need to keep up with it! When you run a restaurant you are hopefully beyond the stage when you think you can do it all yourself.

MRM EXCLUSIVE: Restaurants Going Digital Require Technology That Always Works

Modern Restaurant Management

What’s new on the menu for today’s innovative restaurants? Internet of Things (IoT) technology. Thanks to the labor shortage and increased profit pressure, savvy restaurants are going digital to provide the best customer experience and to keep up with the hefty competition.

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Take Control of Profit Margins with AI-Powered Forecasting

Leaders in the restaurant industry are using cutting-edge AI and machine learning to reduce uncertainty, plan ahead with staff and resources, and increase their bottom line. Grab this white paper to learn how to take advantage of this emerging trend.

What is a Restaurant Inventory App?

Sculpture Hospitality

One of the most important steps for improving your restaurant’s profits is implementing an inventory management program.

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Who has the worst staff turnover? Restaurant Employee Turnover by City and State + Retention Playbook

7 Shifts

Turnover in restaurants is as high as ever. Labor shortages, health crises, and general economic trends have made it a struggle — and restaurants need help. But we're at an inflection point in the restaurant industry. It's not enough to just pay more than the restaurant next door.

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Creating a signature blend for your coffee shop

Perfect Daily Grind

In today’s competitive specialty coffee market, it’s important for coffee shops to stand out. One of the many ways they can do this is by roasting coffee in-store – creating a unique customer experience that also maximises coffee freshness.

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Taking on Goliath: How Video Marketing Is Leveling the Playing Field for Independent Restaurants

Modern Restaurant Management

Find out how video content can turn customers into brand ambassadors by enabling them to share their experiences with prospective customers. For too long, independent restaurants have struggled to compete with major chains because of their limited time and money.

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THE GIFTS OF FOOD AND COOKING – DON’T TAKE THEM FOR GRANTED

Culinary Cues

We need to stop viewing food as an indulgence, as something that is somehow sinister, or worse – something that is utilitarian and consumed simply out of necessity.

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Investing in Customer Experience Pays––Really Well

Discover why great customer experience is your restaurant's ultimate ROI. Download this free guide to learn how customer experience drives repeat business and profits, and how employee satisfaction affects customer satisfaction.

Monteabellon Wines of Ribera Del Duero

A Wine Story

Monteabellon Wines. Delightful tasting of Monteabellon wine from Ribera del Duero today, guided by the family winery’s export manager Liola Iruzububieta. The setting for the tasting was the highly regarded Spanish restaurant Boqueria.

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7shifts Employee Resources Hub

7 Shifts

Welcome to our Employee Resources Hub! Here you'll find links to our favorite blog and support articles, information about 7shifts Academy, our social media profiles, and more. These resources are designed to help you excel.

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How much of the final price of a cup of coffee do farmers receive?

Perfect Daily Grind

Over the past year or so, coffee prices have been steadily increasing. The first sign that prices would increase was a sudden frost which hit some of Brazil’s major coffee-producing regions in late July 2021. Since then, prices have consistently remained above the US $2 mark.

How Restaurants Can Lower Operating Costs With High Efficiency Equipment

Foodable

Listen to "How Restaurants Can Lower Operating Costs With High Efficiency Equipment" on Spreaker. The next generation of culinary artisans are changing up the industry. These artisans have a whole new approach to reaching and satisfying the next generation consumer.

The Ultimate Guide to Switching POS Providers

Change is good. Changing to a new POS system is even better. Goodbyes are never easy. But if your POS system isn't meeting your needs, then it's time to say sayonara. But before you officially switch POS providers, there are a few things to keep in mind. Download the guide to learn more.

SEASONS CHANGE AND SO DO I

Culinary Cues

I woke to a chill in the air. It’s dark at 6am and has been since 6 : 30 the previous night. Days are shorter now and will become shorter still as the next few weeks tick by. Smoke billows from chimneys as furnaces and fireplaces are once again cranked up.

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We’re Always Falling for Fake Food Stunts

EATER

A person making “NyQuil chicken” | Screenshot via Know Your TikTok/YouTube. NyQuil chicken proves one of our worst collective online tendencies Last week, the Food and Drug Administration issued a warning : Don’t cook your chicken in NyQuil.

The evolution of digital printing in coffee packaging

Perfect Daily Grind

Over the past few years, coffee packaging has become more of a focus for roasters and consumers alike. With the increasing need to stand out from competitor brands on retail shelves, roasters are opting for different ways to produce high-quality packaging, such as digital printing.

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Is Love on the Table at Your Workplace?

Modern Restaurant Management

As a product of a workplace romance (that led to a 40-year strong marriage), I’ve always been interested in the legal and practical issues surrounding workplace relationships.

Think You're a Restaurant Customer Experience Expert?

Can investing in customer experience earn your restaurant higher revenue and repeat business? Test your know-how with HungerRush's quick, five-question quiz.

11 Ways to Find The Best Restaurants and Places to Eat in 2022

Harbor Touch

If you’re anything like me, you love to eat out and you don’t want to get stuck in a rut and keep eating at the same places all the time. But sometimes it can be hard to find the best new restaurants to try.

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FOOD MOMENTS THAT CHANGED YOUR LIFE

Culinary Cues

Maybe to some the title of this article may seem contrived and exaggerated. How could food change your life? Yet, to others it makes perfect sense because they have been there – they are experienced.

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47 Scaling Restaurants In Scandinavia To Keep An Eye On (Because They Are Awesome)

Apicbase

The hottest restaurant scene in Europe right now? Scandinavia. Yes, you heard right. You may not have noticed, but some brilliant restaurant chains and franchises are shaking up the dining culture of the Nordic countries, both with new concepts and by revamping old ones.

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Coffee News Recap, 23 Sep: Kenya reports 39% year-on-year increase in coffee earnings, on-the-go coffee consumption making a comeback & other stories

Perfect Daily Grind

Every Friday, Perfect Daily Grind rounds up the top coffee industry news from the previous week. Here are this week’s stories. Mon, 19 Sep. Nairobi Coffee Exchange reports 39% year-on-year increase in coffee earnings.

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The Ultimate Guide to the Best Restaurant POS Systems

No restaurant POS system is a one-size-fits-all solution. And with so many options out there, finding the best restaurant POS system for your venue can be a lot of work. Get the key details of the best restaurant POS systems here.

Tips to Navigate a Perfect Storm That’s Threatening Our Food Supply

Modern Restaurant Management

We were ill-prepared for the COVID pandemic that devastated the food industry with supply chain disruptions, product and labor shortages, and soaring inflation. We simply didn’t see it coming, and we weren’t ready for the ongoing ramifications of this crisis.

What’s the Point of Starbucks Now?

EATER

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Food Service Facility Solutions To Enhance Operational Efficiencies

Foodable

Listen to "Food Service Facility Solutions To Enhance Operational Efficiencies | Season 8, Vol. 2" on Spreaker.

Improve your QSR VOC scores in 4 steps

Rocket Fuel

We all know that a positive guest experience is crucial to a restaurant’s success—and it also leads to better voice of customer results! Did you know when customers are strongly satisfied, they are four times more likely to recommend your restaurant to friends, family, or colleagues?

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Niche Solutions vs Comprehensive Platforms

Save yourself time and money – ditch the niche.

Can you run a zero-waste coffee shop?

Perfect Daily Grind

At every level of the coffee supply chain, sustainability is a pressing issue. And while many initiatives focus on reducing the environmental impact of coffee production , the volume of waste produced by coffee shops is also a major concern for many people.

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Three Reasons Why Brand Adaptability Is More Important Than Ever

Modern Restaurant Management

The restaurant industry has been hit hard by the pandemic, but many businesses are beginning to bounce back.

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How Much NBA Legend Dwyane Wade Thinks You Should Spend on a Nice Bottle of Wine

EATER

Santiago Mejia/The San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images. It’s probably less than you think When most people think of NBA veteran Dwyane Wade, viniculture probably isn’t at the top of the list of things that come to mind.