THE 2021 CHEF SKILL SET

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Such is the case in 2021. So here is the good news: there will be ample opportunities in 2021 and beyond for chefs, cooks, managers, and service staff who recognize the immediacy of the challenge and the new skill set that will be required of successful players and leaders in the field.

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CHEFS – MENUS FOR 2021 AND BEYOND

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By now, everyone is aware that there are enormous challenges with the supply chain – brought on by the pandemic and post pandemic rush to return to normal.

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The American Restaurant 2022 (Post Pandemic)

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Let’s start with what we are fairly comfortable saying: whatever “normal” is will likely not make an appearance until the end of 2021 – so…let’s begin our speculation with January of 2022 to be safe.

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A CHEF’S MANIFESTO – 2021

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An exercise that I have found to be really helpful is to occasionally state/re-state what you believe in as a chef.

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Changes in Consumer Habits: Looking Back Over the Last 12 Months of Retail

This large-scale North American survey explores changes in expectations over the last year. You’ll learn what consumers expect, how habits are solidifying, and where to focus to drive the greatest impact.

6 Ways Restaurants Can Reach Customers in 2021

Social Hospitality

In addition to bringing customers to your restaurant, your 2021 marketing should focus on bringing your restaurant to them. Even if you’ve never maintained a Facebook or Instagram account before, start in 2021 to keep customers updated on new policies, hours, or closures.

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May/June 2021 Legal Update

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Restaurant Revitalization Fund Replenishment Act Introduced : On June 8, 2021, a bipartisan group of Senators and U.S. Utah Microenterprise Home Kitchen Law Goes into Effect : On May 5, 2021, Utah’s microenterprise home kitchen law went into effect. Pooja S.

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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-July 2021 Edition

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Total restaurant visits were down -6 percent in May 2021 compared to May 2019 but were up +23 percent from a year ago, recovering from a -23 percent decline in May 2020. Visits at the dinner daypart were down -5 percent in May 2021 from a year ago and -12 percent from two years ago.

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How Restaurants Can Remain Competitive in 2021

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We’re not talking about just surviving the pandemic—but thriving through 2021 and beyond, and setting new standards. 2020 was a year that the restaurant industry won’t soon forget. From a projected record growth at the top of the year to a decline of nearly $240 billion in sales and 2.5

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Restaurant Experts’ 2021 Outlook, Part Two

Modern Restaurant Management

Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine asked restaurant industry experts for their opinions on what we can expect in 2021. And three, above all, we see the need for digital marketing automation continuing and growing into 2021 and beyond. My outlook for 2021 is good.

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2021 Restaurant Insurance Outlook

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restaurant industry has a loaded plate as 2021 picks up steam – especially from an insurance and financial protection point of view. “On the other hand, fast food, or any delivery food, is going to still have a banner year in 2021.” The U.S.

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.

Nightclub Promotion Ideas for 2021

App Institute

The post Nightclub Promotion Ideas for 2021 appeared first on AppInstitute. The nightclub industry is going through a challenging time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Minimum Wage Updates 2021

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Minimum Wage Increases July 1, 2021. Minimum Wage Updates 2021 The following cities and states have minimum wage increases effective July 1. Minimum Wage Updates 2021 The following cities and states have minimum wage increases effective July 1. Minimum Wage Updates.

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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-April 2021 Edition

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consumers to better understand their feelings about planning events in 2021. 2021 will bring a restaurant renaissance unlike any we’ve seen before, with more consumers dining out and planning events than in years past. Spring 2021 Key Findings.

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Restaurant Experts’ 2021 Outlook, Part One

Modern Restaurant Management

Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine asked restaurant industry experts for their opinions on what we can expect in 2021. In 2021, the digitization of the restaurant industry will increase exponentially. Our outlook for 2021 is optimistic.

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5 tactics for restaurant success in 2021

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In this blog, we’ve compiled tactics for restaurant success that will help you start 2021 on the right foot. If you shifted your restaurant operations in 2020 in favor of both takeout and delivery, you’ll want to keep delivery as one of your restaurant success tactics in 2021.

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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.

Everything You Need to Know About Hiring & Retaining Teenagers During the 2021 Labor Crisis

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Teenagers During the 2021 Labor Crisis. The post Everything You Need to Know About Hiring & Retaining Teenagers During the 2021 Labor Crisis appeared first on Delaget. Everything You Need to Know About Hiring & Retaining.

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Beverage Trends of 2021: Non-Alcoholic Drinks

Goliath Consulting

Now that 2021 is finally here, it’s out with the old and in with the new. Alcohol-free cocktails are nothing new, but what will be different in 2021 is how they’ll be prepared. The post Beverage Trends of 2021: Non-Alcoholic Drinks appeared first on Goliath Consulting Group.

March/April 2021 Legal Update

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California Passes COVID-19 Supplemental Sick Leave : On March 19, 2021, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 95 providing a new form of COVID-19 related paid sick leave for many California workers. The law will remain in effect through September 30, 2021. Pooja S.

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PPP Loans 2021: A Guide for Restaurants

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President Biden recently prolonged the PPP loan deadline to May 31, 2021 , giving small businesses a few additional weeks to submit their applications. Below, we'll explain everything your restaurant needs to know about PPP loans in 2021: Table of Contents. PPP Loans in 2021.

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Protecting Revenue and Profitability During Unexpected Times

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.

Be Nimble, Be Quick: What Consumers Want in 2021

Modern Restaurant Management

And, based on our recent survey of 830 US consumers, it’s likely a good mantra for 2021. A snapshot of the most recent survey results follows, with insights to guide 2021 planning. Marketing Operations 2021 guest expectations customer desires Revenue Management Systems

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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-June 2021 Edition

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million diners seated via Yelp* in May 2021 – the highest ever, surpassing pre-pandemic highs. In fact, the number of diners seated via Yelp was up 48 percent in May 2021 compared to May 2019. They saw a similar increase in diners seated in April 2021.

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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-May 2021 Edition

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percent) over the year to March 2021. Punchh announced the results of the Cinco de Mayo campaigns it powered for its restaurant brands on May 5, 2021. percent over the next ten years (2021 to 2031).

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14 Labor Day Restaurant Specials for 2021

Touch Bistro

The post 14 Labor Day Restaurant Specials for 2021 appeared first on TouchBistro. While Labor Day is a day off for those in the corporate world, it’s the opposite for the hospitality industry.

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

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 success of these programs can be seen in the Delivering on Restaurant Rewards brief published by PYMNTS and Paytronix back in January 2021 (1). Here are what industry experts have to say about customer loyalty programs and how it can drive your restaurant’s marketing plan in 2021.

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Three Critical Restaurant Advertising Strategies for 2021

Modern Restaurant Management

2020 was difficult for everyone, and the restaurant industry wasn’t spared. With millions out of work and nearly 100,000 restaurants closing, the industry took a hard hit.

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7 Ways to Deal With the Labor Shortage in 2021

Touch Bistro

In 2021, the restaurant industry is experiencing an unprecedented labor shortage that’s seeing worker resignations and job openings at an all-time high. million jobs – or 12% – short of pre-pandemic levels as of June 2021. There are several driving forces behind the 2021 labor shortage.

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How Customer Loyalty Programs Can Supercharge Your Restaurant in 2021

Goliath Consulting

The success of these programs can be seen in the Delivering on Restaurant Rewards brief published by PYMNTS and Paytronix back in January 2021 (1). Here are what industry experts have to say about customer loyalty programs and how it can drive your restaurant’s marketing plan in 2021.

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The 5 Secrets To Thriving in a Post-Pandemic World

Speaker: Kevin Tam, Sculpture Hospitality Consultant

This webinar is about creating the mindset necessary to navigate a post-pandemic world. The last year and a half of the pandemic has wounded all of us, mentally, emotionally and financially, especially being in one of the hardest hit industries. To thrive, we have to learn how to accept it, face it, deal with it and strategize around it.

F&B Trends for 2021

Modern Restaurant Management

Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine asked restaurant and food and beverage industry experts for their insights on what trends will be on the radar for restaurant owner and operators in 2021. is a preview of the trends and practices that will shape the hospitality industry in 2021.

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Tech Initiatives that Will Help Restaurant Industry Grow in 2021

The Restaurant Group

will use food apps by the end of 2021. Let’s look at the essential tech advancements that can reshape the restaurant sector for good in 2021: Delivery Apps for Online Ordering. According to Forbes, more than 40% of restaurants struggled to survive during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis.

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Best Ways to Set Up a Successful Food Truck Delivery Service in 2021

Cheetah

Which brings us to the question: Is starting a food truck in 2021 still a good idea? Food trucks in 2021 can be a lifeline for existing restaurants hit by Covid-19 or a low-cost alternative for first-time food entrepreneurs looking to start a new business. Reading Time: 5 minutes.

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Celebrating Pride Month 2021 at Your Restaurant No COVID Limits

Cheetah

Last year all events were held online but 2021 will have some cornerstone outdoor in-person events too. The post Celebrating Pride Month 2021 at Your Restaurant No COVID Limits appeared first on Cheetah. Reading Time: 4 minutes.

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Dive Into Your Inventory Data (and Add Substantial Profits to Your Bottom Line)

Speaker: Ian Foster, Sculpture Hospitality Regional Director West Coast

In this seminar, Ian Foster will discuss the basics of inventory management, including tips on how to get inventory right and how to evaluate your food and pour costs. Ian will examine the best ordering practices from our clients. Finally, he’ll share some case studies showing how well designed inventory control can uncover hidden losses from over-pouring and lost sales that will result in several thousand dollars of extra profit every month.

MOMENTS LOST

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February 2021. Uncategorized 2021 a country divided Poem for today reflections on 2021 what happened to usHow did it happen that we drifted apart. In so many cases no room for a start. We live in a world closed off to so much. Where neighbors and friends are kept out of touch.

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Restaurant Technology Trends to Watch Out for in 2021

App Institute

The post Restaurant Technology Trends to Watch Out for in 2021 appeared first on AppInstitute. New technology has the potential to improve and disrupt the way the restaurant industry works.

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Restaurants in Renaissance: A Guide to Recovery in 2021

Modern Restaurant Management

The restaurant industry experienced massive growth in the five years prior to the pandemic, leading to a “talent crisis”—too many restaurants looking to hire from a limited pool of talent.

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Chef Chat© – Nicholas Calias, CEC, WCEC, CCA

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Chef Chat March 2021 boston chefChef Nick Calias has his own restaurant and also serves as Culinary Director for new of Boston's largest venue managers.

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Maximize Your Profit Margins

Speaker: Shawn Imbeault and Geoff Loukes, Sculpture Hospitality

In the past year, we've learned that maximizing margins can determine whether your restaurant stays afloat when times get hard. Join Shawn Limbeault and Geoff Loukes, in this master class that will take you through the best practices of maximizing your margins, From FOH to BOH.