THE 2021 CHEF SKILL SET

Culinary Cues

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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Restaurant Design Trends for 2021

Modern Restaurant Management

Restaurant design, kitchens, and the dining customer experience has been changing over the past few years and with the COVID pandemic, it may be changing again. We asked Ponte what his thoughts were in regard to recent trends in restaurant design.

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How Restaurants Can Remain Competitive in 2021

7 Shifts

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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CHEFS – VALUE and the TOP LINE DRIVE the BOTTOM LINE

Culinary Cues

How you approach the design of your restaurant in this regard will determine nearly everything else.

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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-January 2021 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

The experts at 7shifts’ released a data-backed study titled “How Restaurants are Evolving Labor with Third-Party Delivery in 2021." To get a sense of how sit-down restaurants are faring to start 2021, foot traffic analytics firm Placer.ai

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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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THE EINSTEIN MOMENT FOR RESTAURANTS

Culinary Cues

The broader one’s understanding of the human experience, the better design (and longer term challenge solving) we will have.”. I have been thinking quite a bit lately about a comment made by Chef Jeremiah Tower during our recent podcast conversation.

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Simple Restaurant Marketing Plan for 2021 [PDF Template]

7 Shifts

With a new year comes new challenges, and after the year for the industry that was 2020, we want to help set your restaurant up for success in 2021. Instagram influences menus, food presentation, and interior design, and it should be equally influential in your overall marketing strategy.

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What Goes Into Designing a Wine Label?

EATER

Three designers on the inspiration that goes into creating the bottles you reach for. As the design director of Eater, judging things on how they look is part of my job. Designer and founder of Studio MMBB. What are the steps of your creative process as an illustrator/designer?

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3 quick and easy design fixes to improve your hospitality website

Typsy

But if you're not careful, certain design flaws can be really off-putting. In today's blog post, guest contributor Emily Burton runs through three quick and easy fixes you can implement right now to improve the design of your business' website.

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Hotel Manager’s Guide to Room Service in 2021

2ndKitchen

Chapter 5: 4 Room Service & In-Room Dining Trends in 2021. Many hotels – including chains such as the Hampton Inns – have adopted grab-and-go areas into their hotel’s designs. Blends into hotel design. 4 Room Service & In-Room Dining Trends in 2021.

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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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How Restaurants Can Use Technology to Expand Outdoor Space

Modern Restaurant Management

Design Equipment Operations shades outdoor dining and the pandemic outdoor dining tech Restaurant TechIf one thing is clear, it’s that outdoor dining is here to stay.

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Don’t Let COVID-19 Erode Customer Experience

Modern Restaurant Management

Design Equipment Operations customer service after covid Nathan's Famous James WalkerAs COVID-19 continues to impact the country, it is obvious that few industries are exempt from the impact of the pandemic.

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Emerging from COVID With a More Sustainable Approach

Modern Restaurant Management

Design Marketing Operations post pandemic sustainability menu sustainability SustainabilityWhile times are difficult right now, it could be the perfect opportunity to consider making some changes to your business model, including shifting to a more sustainable approach for the future.

Local SEO For Hotels: 11 Tips to Dominate Search (2021)

2ndKitchen

Search engine optimization (SEO) for hotels is one of the best ways to ensure a consistent stream of new customers to your hotel and one of the most consistent hotel marketing strategies for inbound bookings in 2021. Chapter 2: 10 Local SEO Tips for Hotels in 2021.

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Rethink Your Restaurant Tech to Quickly Address Ever-Changing Consumer Demands

Modern Restaurant Management

SolaaS is focused on one comprehensive solution to quickly solve business challenges, which is a step above Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) in design and adaptability. As new challenges arise and consumers demand change, new technology solutions emerge to help restaurant owners keep up.

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MRM EXCLUSIVE: Five CX Strategies Restaurants Can Use to Gain a Competitive Edge During Challenging Times

Modern Restaurant Management

As brands look to 2021, here are five operational best practices restaurants can use to boost CX and gain a competitive edge during today’s complex market: 1. Design Equipment Operations CMX CX CX strategies pandemic operations

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12 Trends That Will Impact the Restaurant Industry in 2021

Modern Restaurant Management

Restaurant marketing strategy, design, and internal systems will evolve for independents and chains alike in the coming year. Internal Systems and Restaurant Design Will Evolve.

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How NYC Restaurants Can Thrive Through the Winter

7 Shifts

But 2021 is the year to evolve your restaurant for whatever comes next. We like to think of it as a roadmap to success in 2021 and beyond. "Winter is coming".said said every restaurateur in existence.

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5 Ways to Promote Your Restaurant App to Customers

ChowNow

ChowNow restaurant partners also have access to an email marketing service that takes care of everything from designing to sending your message.

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Lifting Up to a New Level

Modern Restaurant Management

Some of the things they worked on with the Lena’s team included updating technology for better operations, cultivating a digital presence with a refreshed logo and creating a design to withstand social distancing guidelines.

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Driving the Digital Guest Experience Forward

Modern Restaurant Management

Conscientious users are demanding greater design inclusivity, accessibly, and tools that reflect a desire for inviting simplicity. Taking time to review the technology in place and ensure it is up to the demand will put them in good stead to make 2021 a fantastic year.

Raw and Ready: Growing a Healthy Fast Casual

Modern Restaurant Management

In 2005, I stopped doing that and started working on building a private equity fund focused on emerging brands in the European fashion design industry. We have plans to open another location in South Florida in Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood in 2021.

How To: Dry Cleaner Coupon Advertising

Indoor Media

Depending on your business, it may feel difficult to design a new campaign from scratch. Many coupon builders today will only help companies design online ads. Because of the local targeting aspect, you can run a “locals only” promotion similar to a “new neighbor” design.

5 Steps to Quickly Build Your Brand Online

Indoor Media

A fine dining restaurant doesn’t want a bare-bones, deli-counter format for their landing page, and a salon doesn’t need the same things from their web designer that a mechanic might. The best way to ensure this is to work with a web designer you trust who can help set you up online.

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How to Optimize Food Cost Percentage at All Your Restaurant Locations

Restaurant365

Train your entire team on inventory control but designate a few key people who are in charge of making sure it gets done regularly. Your restaurant group is looking to the new year and making plans.

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The Powerful Potential of Email Marketing for Restaurants (Podcast)

Modern Restaurant Management

Design Law Marketing Operations Johann Moonesinghe inKind podcast MarketScale the Main Course Barbara Castiglia

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How to Build Your Nail Salon’s Menu

Indoor Media

The right design will lure your customers in and give them an easy path from one service to the next. Combine your Nail Salon Menu with Other Print Media Start with a Template No need to spend hours designing and redesigning your menu.

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MRM Franchise Feed: Modular Chicken and 2020 Year-End Results

Modern Restaurant Management

Golden Chick’s modular restaurant design will feature a drive-thru as well as an area for online order pick-ups in a 1,920-square-foot space. Dave’s Hot Chicken is spicing up its 2021 franchise development strategy. All five restaurants are slated to open in 2021.

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Unleash the Power of the QR Code: How DRV Codes Can Change the Restaurant Industry

Modern Restaurant Management

Like the QR code, DRV codes are designed to scan unique codes using a smart phone’s camera or an app to guide a user to a specific action. If you’ve been to a restaurant since the COVID-19 pandemic began, you are probably familiar with the traditional QR code.

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2021: A Year of Strategic Questions for Restaurants 

Modern Restaurant Management

Perhaps the biggest question on restaurateurs’ minds right now is: “Do I plan for the 2021 I was expecting, or can I just go back to 2019?” Amid all this, you yourself might be asking: “Do I design for a COVID universe or do I design for the last normal?”

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How to Utilize Technology to Keep Your Restaurant Staff Safe This Winter

Modern Restaurant Management

Non-native English speaking workers, as well as newer or less-trained employees, also benefit from the intuitive design of today’s cloud-based kitchen ordering systems.

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Ultimate Restaurant Payroll Guide 2021

7 Shifts

Ultimate Restaurant Payroll Guide 2021 for retirement savings plans, such as a 401(k). Otherwise known as fair scheduling, or secure scheduling, these are policies designed to protect employees with mandated scheduling practices.

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Fair Workweek Laws: What Business Owners Need To Know

Sling

At their most basic, fair workweek laws are designed to protect employees from unfair and extremely inconvenient labor practices. Fair workweek laws may be coming to your city or state very soon. Is your business ready to comply?

Creating a Powerful Digital Presence (Podcast)

Modern Restaurant Management

Design Marketing digital presence restaurant websites Bentobox Krystle Mobayeni

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How to Build an Online Appointment Book For Your Salon

Indoor Media

While it’s marketed as being intuitive, this is only because it’s a common ground between graphic designers and backend engineers (aka the people who write the codes that allow for the fancy-schmancy stuff other websites use).

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Takeout Meal Subscriptions Are Helping Restaurants Find Stability in a Harsh Winter

EATER

The CSA model is designed to provide small farms and gardens with a consistent source of income. Photo by Gado Gado. For restaurants, takeout meal subscriptions offer mercifully predictable income. For diners, they create a much-needed disruption in a monotonous cooking-takeout cycle.

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How I Found Empowerment in the History of Black Veganism

EATER

Beener says he and his partners “wanted to make Seasoned Vegan as African American culturally as we could,” and designed it to feel like someone’s home, a place where you’re bound to run into someone you know — if not a friend, then a familiar face.

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New Experiences and Channels: The Restaurant Industry in 2021

Modern Restaurant Management

It's estimated that 100,000 restaurants have already closed because of the pandemic and there’s no doubt that we will continue to feel the effects of 2020 well into 2021. Equipment Operations 2021 trends ghost kitchen joel montaniel Personalization SevenRooms virtual kitchen

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Important Updates on the Employee Retention Tax Credit for Employers

Goliath Consulting

The ERTC was first designed to encourage businesses to keep employees on their payroll during the COVID-19 Pandemic and is now a way to help businesses that suffered significant revenue reductions from the pandemic.

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The Great Birria Boom

EATER

Oscar designed the logo, which has been copied by lots of the other trucks, and I did the wrap, the uniforms, and Ivan worked on the Instagram,” says Omar Gonzalez. “We Birria at El Garage in Richmond California | Patricia Chang/Eater SF.

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The 5 Biggest Restaurant Food Trends to Watch in 2021

Goliath Consulting

Now that 2021 is only weeks away, we are making predictions on what the new year will bring. Here are our top 5 food and restaurant trend predictions for 2021 and beyond. That is less likely to be the case in 2021, as shown in this study by Sense360 (17).

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