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WHEN YOU THINK YOU HAVE HAD ENOUGH OF KITCHEN LIFE

Culinary Cues

This appears to be one of those times of reflection – a time when those hard working people in kitchens around the country are asking a simple question: “Why am I doing this?” The pandemic is not the cause of this period of questioning – it simply brought it to the forefront.

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Why Do So Many Restaurants STILL Suck? It’s Their Culture

Embrace the Suck

Go sit in your restaurant for an hour with your eyes closed and just listen. What do you hear? Does it sound like the smooth cadence of a well-oiled machine or more like a clunky old car engine that backfires every minute? When I am coaching a client, I love to sit in the dining room and just listen.

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Sculpture Hospitality’s Inventory Management Solution Makes the News!

Sculpture Hospitality

Sculpture Hospitality is delighted to announce that our innovative inventory management solution for restaurant and bars has hit the news, featuring on a recent episode of NewsWatch - a trusted source for breaking consumer, technology, travel, health and entertainment news on the AMC Network and ION Network. Company News

Location-Based Mobile Advertising: A Guide for Restaurants

Modern Restaurant Management

A visit to a restaurant almost always means a sale. That’s why driving people into your physical locations is so valuable. Luckily that’s easier today with mobile advertising and restaurant owners should consider embracing this modern technology to market their business effectively.

Insight Into the Post-Pandemic Restaurant

This pandemic has brought permanent changes to the market and consumer behavior. But like all things, the crisis will pass, and people will start to explore how to resume normal activities. It’s crucial to ensure that your restaurant is ready to adjust and kick-start once the pandemic has passed. Here’s how to adjust your business model in order to get your restaurant back on track.

Guest blog: 7 Essential Reasons Why Your Restaurant Needs an Online Ordering System

Restaurant365

Part of being a successful restaurateur is by being forward thinking and quickly adapting to this fast-changing industry. Today, consumers want convenient and easy ways to order food from your restaurant. Luckily, that’s what an online ordering system can do for you.

How Canyons Fresh Grill Saves 15% on Labor with 7shifts

7 Shifts

Canyons Fresh Grill is the definition of a neighborhood spot—nestled just off of Main Street in the town of Woodstock, Georgia, the restaurant has been a mainstay since 2008. It’s a family-owned business, combining more than 60 years of entrepreneurial experience to serve its city.

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Bar Inventory Spreadsheet or Bar Inventory System: What’s Best?

Sculpture Hospitality

Counting, managing and successfully maintaining your bar inventory seems simple at first glance, yet many bars are using time-consuming, ineffective and inaccurate processes that lead to hidden costs and lost profits. Restaurant Operations Restaurant Inventory Bar Inventory

The Importance of Table Touching

Modern Restaurant Management

This is an excerpt from Chicago restaurant industry veteran Ken McGarrie’s new book, The Surprise Restaurant Manager, which aims to help solve a common, but rarely addressed problem in the industry.

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7 Tips for Exceeding Your Pre-COVID Restaurant Profit Margins

Restaurant365

Restaurant owners and operators have faced enormous challenges over the last year. After many months of on-again, off-again indoor dining restrictions, outdoor dining capacity limits, and relying on delivery/take out only, a brighter future is on the horizon.

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How Customer Loyalty Programs Can Supercharge Your Restaurant in 2021

Goliath Consulting

The benefits of having loyalty programs—particularly mobile programs—have become more noticeable due to the pandemic.

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Protecting Revenue and Profitability During Unexpected Times

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is the latest example of unexpected turmoil, albeit on a larger scale, which initially caused voluntary, which initially caused voluntary and mandatory closings of dine-in areas as people needed to slow the virus spread by practicing social distancing. As the COVID-19 restrictions ease restaurants need strategies to adapt to crises in order to remain in business and protect profitability. The 2 ways of ensuring survival are protecting revenue and reducing costs. And the right technology can help. Read on to find out how.

Increased Demand for Food Delivery Is Driving Ghost Kitchen Boom

Cheetah

Reading Time: 4 minutes. In the previous chapter of the Ghost Kitchen 101 Series , we looked at different types of cloud kitchens and how they operate. In this article, we dive into the food delivery boom and how it could change how the industry does business for years to come.

How to Advertise Your Small Business Locally

Indoor Media

Today, many business owners focus on social media advertising for the wrong reasons. It’s important to create a profile online to connect with your customers, and the most successful businesses will use their platforms to engage with locals.

Finding Restaurant Staff Today Is Nearly Impossible

Modern Restaurant Management

In 2019, the hospitality industry found it exceedingly difficult to staff our properties. We blamed the extraordinarily low unemployment rate of 3.6 percent. Employees could pick and choose because there were far more jobs available than people to fill them.

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How to Read a Restaurant Profit and Loss Statement

Restaurant365

This blog post was originally published on September 10, 2019 and updated on April 15, 2021. Understanding a restaurant profit and loss statement (P&L) is a critical part of running a restaurant business – especially if you are a restaurant owner with multiple locations.

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What to Consider When Purchasing a Point of Sale Solution for Your Restaurant

With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting virtually every industry, few have been hit harder than restaurants. Consumer preferences have shifted from what is trendiest to what is safest. They are looking for ordering and fulfillment options on a greater scale than ever before. The solution? A comprehensive restaurant point of sale (POS) system that helps owners gain actionable insight, master efficient operations, and become more competitive.

How Customer Loyalty Programs Can Supercharge Your Restaurant in 2021

Goliath Consulting

The benefits of having loyalty programs—particularly mobile programs—have become more noticeable due to the pandemic.

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How a British Retiree Became the Twitter King of ‘Big Veg’ Gardening

EATER

Gerald Stratford, big veg king. Photos: Gerald Stratford. 72-year-old Gerald Stratford started a Twitter account to share his vegetables.

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5 cafe trends set to dominate the hospitality market in 2021

Typsy

Although predicting the future seems impossible, anyone can pay attention to current trends to figure out what will become popular or fade from the public eye. As parts of the world lean back into normalcy, everyone’s looking forward to spending more time at their local cafes.

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Best Practices for Choosing Long-Term Hand Sanitizer Solutions to Enhance the Dining Experience

Modern Restaurant Management

Prior to the pandemic, it would have been rare to consider hand sanitizer as a critical element to enhance the dining experience.

A Masterclass in Restaurant Digital Transformation

Speaker: Jay Coldren, Alex Barrow, and Greer Kimsey, Street Sense Team

Behaviorists say it takes 21 days to solidify a habit. 365 days of quarantine later, it's safe to say that our customers will be keeping some quarantine habits. At the center of these habits is the digital world: online ordering, advertising, booking, reviewing, etc. It will become essential for restaurants to create omni-channel experiences for customers, and to market them effectively. Join Jay Coldren and his team in this masterclass to learn the tactics for dominating the digital restaurant sphere.

The 13 Best Restaurants in New Hope

Restaurant Clicks

Many people know New Hope, PA for its quaint shops and popular tourist attractions. But what a lot of travelers don’t realize is that the town also has some amazing restaurants worth checking out! In this blog post, we’ll explore a few of our favorite eateries in the area.

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How Small Businesses Can Use Hashtags

Indoor Media

Even social media pros struggle with hashtags. It’s difficult to find the right balance of tags — especially when you’re not even sure why you’re using them.

Reach New Customers With Business Listings Every Restaurant Needs

ChowNow

To reach new customers, it’s important to have a strong online presence. For restaurants, that means having a modern and easy to use website and pages on popular social media channels. It also means appearing prominently on the websites your customers use when deciding where to dine or order from. .

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List of 5 Best POS Software for Restaurants in India (Most-Preferable)

Bingage

Everything is now digitalised! Agree? Then being a restaurant owner, why wouldn’t you prefer the latest restaurant technology for the business’s smooth operation & long-term growth.

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Restrictions Into Opportunities: How to Make Your Restaurant Succeed

Speaker: Patrick Cottrell and Joe English

Whether your state allows outdoor dining, takeout only, or a little bit of both, we're here to help. Join Patrick Cottrell and Joe English from Sculpture Hospitality, for a webinar on Jan. 26th, and get your restaurant to thrive in face of pandemic restrictions

Business Models for Off-Premise Sales (Sponsored Post)

Modern Restaurant Management

No matter the type of restaurant you own, the type of food you serve, or the usual customers who walk through your door, you need to focus on making your off-premise sales a keystone aspect of your restaurant business. Restaurants are unique, and as such, need a unique approach to off-premise sales.

Looking For A New Cloud Kitchen Software? Here Are 6 Must-Have Features Recommended By Experts

The Restaurant Times

With the UAE restaurant industry going all tech-centric, many restaurateurs have considered shifting to cloud kitchens. The COVID-19 pandemic has only accelerated the transition from conventional to technologically advanced restaurant management methods.

Most of All, I’ve Missed the Dinner Parties

EATER

oneinchpunch /Shutterstock. After more than a year of cooking the same practical meals for two, I can now start planning the communal feasts I’ve missed so much A few recipes have gotten my partner and I through this pandemic.

How To Avoid Overpaying On Your POS Processing Fees

BNG Point of Sale

Running a small business requires a tight eye on profits. More than likely, you will face scenarios in which you incur higher transaction fees you didn’t expect and could have avoided in the first place. Knowing how to navigate processing fees is a key part of your success.

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Restaurant Management Masterclass

Speaker: Harlan Scott, Founder of Harlan Scott Hospitality and Industry Restaurant

Due first to necessary staffing cuts, extreme safety protocols, and now the need to rehire against outsized government stimulus, unemployment benefits and wage requirements, managing and staffing have become the most urgent conversation in restaurants today. This, adding on to the lynch-pin management style restaurants often have, has made restaurant cultures more vulnerable and volatile than ever. If your restaurant is suffering from cut staff, low morale, or ineffective training, you've come to the right place. Join Harlan Scott of Harlan Scott Hospitality, learn how to get back in control of your restaurant and your operation back on autopilot.

How To Boost Your SEO Ranking On YouTube

Lady Boss Blogger

If you’ve ever promoted your business, blog, social media, or other products and content, you probably know how important search engine optimization, or SEO, is for your success. As the biggest video platform globally, YouTube is fantastic for elevating visibility.

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How Successful Franchise Owners Think Differently–and How You Can Too

Modern Restaurant Management

Click here to listen to listen to Scott Greenberg discuss "The Wealthy Franchisee" and more on The Main Course. From the brightly lit stage at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, I looked out at 500 franchisees seated in rounds.

Your Restaurant's Digital Menu Sucks!

Foodable

In this episode of The Barron Report , host Paul Barron sits down with Donald Burns, an international restaurant coach , speaker, and former restaurant owner, to explore how restaurant operators can rethink and rework their digital menus to better meet the needs of their customers.

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The Pastry Revolution Will Be Instagrammed

EATER

Karla Subero Pittol cuts into a pie at her Chainsaw pop-up bakery | Wonho Frank Lee/Eater. Instagram pop-up bakeries are a surprisingly exciting product of the pandemic. Nowhere are they more thrilling than in Los Angeles. “I I used to say I hate making cakes,” Hannah Ziskin says.

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What I Wish I Knew Before Buying A POS System

For multi-unit restaurant operators, poor technology decisions have disastrous, rippling consequences. Whether you have twenty locations or two hundred, the decision of which POS system to use can define your operation, team culture, growth potential, and profit margins — either by unlocking opportunity, or holding you back from it.