The Truth About Reality TV and Bar Ownership

Bar and Restaurant Coach

That’s why we begin every client relationship with liquor inventory audits audits over (usually) three consecutive weeks. Bar Operations Business Growth audit bar rescue inventory leadershipIs there anything better than binge-watching reality TV?

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How FreshCheq is Priced by Restaurant Owners, for Restaurant Owners

FreshCheq

From there, features range from audits, checklists, scheduling, label printing and more. Audits for store inspections, EcoSure and Steritech self-audits. There are many ways that companies price the software that businesses use to manage food safety and their daily processes.

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How FreshCheq is Priced by Restaurant Owners, for Restaurant Owners

FreshCheq

From there, features range from audits, checklists, scheduling, label printing and more. Audits for store inspections, EcoSure and Steritech self-audits. There are many ways that companies price the software that businesses use to manage food safety and their daily processes.

15 Super Helpful How-To Articles for the Restaurant CEO

Aaron Allen & Associates

How to Perform a Marketing Audit In today’s era of a rapidly increasing pace of change, many chains fail to perform periodic, top-to-bottom audits of their marketing objectives, strategies, and activities.

SSAE 18: Why it’s critical in selecting a technology partner

Crunchtime

SSAE stands for Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements , which is overseen by The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and more specifically the Auditing Standards Board (ASB). How do your technology partners show that you can trust them?

How to Expand Your Franchise: A 10-Step Roadmap for Restaurants

7 Shifts

Step 1: Audit Your Current Location(s) Before you start planning for your future, take a look at your past and your present. Still, you should conduct a thorough audit of your current restaurant(s) before expanding your business further.

Improving Restaurant Cybersecurity to Keep Your Restaurant Data Secure

Restaurant365

A professional forensic audit of your business. Creating a risk assessment plan for your business may require obtaining a cybersecurity audit from a cybersecurity professional or consultant. Audit the number of systems your restaurant is running.

The 5 Things Food Vendors Don't Want You to Know

Embrace the Suck

What you want to ask for is margin instead of markup and you want it to be auditable. Get it in writing, and every six months ask for an audit to see if they are living up to the agreement.

Why Restaurant Accounting Software is Good for Your Business

Lavu

Simplifies Auditing. A complete audit trail is provided from the source of information to the destination. If you are looking at a profit and loss item, you can move along the audit trail to confirm its accuracy in the original POS transaction.

Cut Labor Cost in One Easy Step

The Restaurant Expert

You must, and I mean MUST, audit your timekeeping in your restaurant point of sale (POS) system. This audit will cut labor cost. If you want to cut labor cost, there is one place you can look right now. Check your employees’ pay rates in your POS system. When was the last time you did that? Never? Watch this video or read below to learn what I’m talking about and why it’s important if you want to cut labor cost. Time equals money! Want to cut labor cost?

Bar Inventory Programs: Are You Leaving Money on the Table?

Bar and Restaurant Coach

At the end of the audit, you’ll know the variance, also known as shrink. Does your bar or restaurant operation have an inventory program or an ordering program? There are vast differences between the two.

3 Simple Ways Restaurants Can Reduce Food Waste this Holiday Season

Xtra Chef

Sometimes, a simple audit of back-of-house processes or a sustainability audit of the front-of-house can reveal opportunities to not only reduce food waste, but also lower food costs. The season of giving thanks and celebrating with friends, family and colleagues is upon us.

Want to Quickly Reduce Your Liquor Inventory Losses? Focus on Your Backdoor

Bar and Restaurant Coach

Don’t write over any of the data on the invoice—it really interferes with the audit process later. Often when we think of liquor inventory control, our minds go to behind the bar.

Restaurants Save up to 10% on Food Costs by Reducing Waste

Cheetah

First Things First: Waste Audit Without conducting a waste audit you will not know the amount of food waste you produce. Keep a journal and write down the results of daily waste audits.

Takeaways from Toast’s Restaurant Success Report

Xtra Chef

Consistently tracking prices and auditing vendors is an easy way to manage prime costs in a tricky labor market. Last month, Toast released its annual Restaurant Success Report report which provides a comprehensive look at where the restaurant industry stands today.

How to Successfully Automate Accounts Payable for your Restaurant

Restaurant365

All approval process workflows are accessible through a centralized email or dashboard, and an audit log tracks all decisions. AP automation includes an audit trail, showing you every step of human intervention in invoices company-wide.

Increasing Manager Productivity with Restaurant Inventory Management Technology

Hot Schedules

Inventory management software solutions with smart spot count capabilities allow above-store leaders to audit items that usually have a high variance or high cost to hone in on what drives most of the discrepancies or concerns. This blog was originally produced for Hospitality Technology.

Increasing Manager Productivity with Restaurant Inventory Management Technology

Hot Schedules

Inventory management software solutions with smart spot count capabilities allow above-store leaders to audit items that usually have a high variance or high cost to hone in on what drives most of the discrepancies or concerns. This blog was originally produced for Hospitality Technology. In the world of restaurants, managers look forward to many things… but restaurant inventory management is practically never one of them.

Little Known Tax Benefits of Franchising Your Business

MBB Hospitality

For existing franchisors, services include franchise system best practices and benchmarking and organizational audits, improved franchisee support systems and franchise sales coaching. We can all use a little help, especially when it comes to pay taxes on our business, right?

Measuring KPIs for Food Safety Success in Holiday Menu Items, Off-Premise Catering, LTOs, and Beyond

Modern Restaurant Management

Third-party audit results can work in the same way. Are audit scores improving? For example, if there is an increase in the number of locations experiencing repeat fails on audits, a measurable KPI to establish may be to reduce the number of locations with repeat fails by 50 percent.

Five Steps for Improving Restaurant Efficiency in 2020

Modern Restaurant Management

Some common areas where creating a sound process can lead to improved efficiency include: Menu audits. Now that the new year is here, it’s the perfect time for restaurant operators to review their 2019 performance and identify areas that can be improved in 2020.

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Corrective Action Plan: What It Is And Implementation Tips

Sling

customer complaints, audits, process specifications, etc.). Do you want to ensure your business meets customer needs and complies with state, federal, and local regulatory requirements? Implement a corrective action plan.

Planning For a Positive Work Culture in Your Coffee Shop

Perfect Daily Grind

Some good examples of utilising external educators include engaging in hiring bias workshops, inclusivity seminars, regular health or café hygiene audits, and even coffee training classes to improve staff knowledge.

Restaurant Investment: Capital Calls

Aaron Allen & Associates

While those in the financial and banking sectors often perform the due diligence on those deals, a firm with extensive restaurant experience and a deep knowledge base can deliver insights based on operational and commerical audits that might otherwise be passed over by a generalist advisor.

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How to Reverse Margin Erosion with Menu Engineering

Aaron Allen & Associates

Whether you’ve embarked on a brand audit , a brand refresh , or a full-on turnaround, revitalizing a restaurant’s menu is one of the most complex — yet surest and fastest — ways to improve profitability. Margins are being compressed for restaurants and foodservice operators around the world.

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New HotSchedules Features Support Oregon’s Fair Work Week Requirements

Hot Schedules

Last minute changes and the associated reasons will be reflected in the Schedule Audit Report. As Predictive Scheduling legislation spreads across the nation, we continue to build new features that help managers meet their compliance obligations.

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Keeping the Food Chain Safe with Master Data Management

Modern Restaurant Management

E.g., robust data governance, data updates, system operations and controls are essential in preventing issues, notwithstanding any after the fact auditing and reporting on problem, with prevention being essential in today’s world where threats and regulations are constantly appearing.

Restaurant Taxes: Top 12 Tax Deductions and Tips For Restaurants

Harbor Touch

If you are audited, and the IRS believes you are overcompensating employees based on other amounts reported within the restaurant industry, you may not be able to deduct them fully. With Tax Day approaching, many people are getting the final touches done on their submittals. With restaurant taxes , you have some special tax considerations that are different from other business types.

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Are You a Qualified Restaurant Management Candidate?

Gecko Hospitality

I will be very impressed if you tell me that you audited an MIT course (free), or know what openculture is. There is a large influx of people eager professionals who believe they are a restaurant management candidate, but few are qualified restaurant management candidates. The problem is, there is no set structure for becoming a restaurant manager. Some people move up the ranks. Some people finish 5 years of university and appear to ‘walk right into the job.’

On This Earth Day…

Sustainability Beyond the Plate

Look for energy and water conserving opportunities in your facility, such as those listed in our DIY kitchen audit guide. Claudia Pingatore, Energy Analyst. On Earth Day , we pay respect to the bounty and beauty of our world.

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Small Business Marketing Trends That Are No Longer Trends

50 Mistakes

Debra Murphy As I was working on my content audit , I came across a couple of posts on small business marketing trends for the years 2013 and 2014.

Open The Eco-Friendly Gates, Think Outside The Plate

Marketman

Unsure of where to start, you kicked-off the process with an on-site sustainability audit. Not too long ago the journey to turn your restaurant into a sustainable establishment began. The results were shocking! Much to your surprise, the amount of food that was wasted could virtually feed a small nation.Trash was being tossed into the recycle bins, contaminating the truly recyclable items. Recyclable items were being thrown in the trash, substantially increasing your disposal fees.

Restaurant Profit Margins: A No-Brainer Guide to Maximizing Your Profits

ChefHero

Spend Less Money on Food Restaurateurs who are serious about increasing their profits must conduct a complete supply-chain audit. As an owner-operator, your restaurant likely sits at the center of your life. It's not only your business and your livelihood— it's also your dream.

Top 8 Qualities to Look for in a Hospitality Employee

MBB Hospitality

For existing franchisors, services include franchise system best practices and benchmarking and organizational audits, improved franchisee support systems and franchise sales coaching. The hospitality industry is booming so there is an increasing need for skilled hospitality employees. The customer is always the central focus for the hospitality employee so they really need to be passionate about giving the ultimate customer experience.

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Free EMV Credit Card Reader for Restaurants and Bars – Ingenico iPP320

Harbor Touch

It also supports pre- and post-settlement auditing, batch settlements, and a 24-month archive of all transactions. Get a Free Ingenico iPP320 Chip Card Reader With Every New Hospitality POS System. 4/5/2018 – Harbortouch’s CEO Jared Isaacman announced today that every new Elite Hospitality or Bar & Restaurant POS system would come with a free Ingenico iPP320 EMV chip credit card reader ! The Ingenico iPP320 offers some great features to protect your business.

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The Top 10 U.S. Food Vendors: Do you know everything you should about your restaurant food vendors?

Marketman

They pride themselves on delivering meat that is farm-to-fork, pure and fresh seafood, score cards and third-party audits for field-to-your-cooler produce, and eggs and poultry products that meet stringent specifications.

The Top 10 U.S. Food Vendors: Do you know everything you should about your restaurant food vendors?

Marketman

They pride themselves on delivering meat that is farm-to-fork, pure and fresh seafood, score cards and third-party audits for field-to-your-cooler produce, and eggs and poultry products that meet stringent specifications.

Can Your Eatery Use Less Energy? Tips for Cutting Operating Costs

24/7 Waiter

Homeowners are able to request that their energy provider come in and do audits. This means that restaurant management and operations professionals may also want to hire or request experts to provide such an energy audit.

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Restaurant Accounting: The Ultimate Guide

Xtra Chef

Auditing. Restaurant accounting is certainly not the most glamorous part of running a restaurant. Yet, without proper restaurant accounting, it is impossible to control your finances and keep your restaurant in business.

Tips for Improving Your Website’s Google Ranking

Modern Restaurant Management

Even if you think your site is already quite user-friendly, it's well worth carrying out an audit and seeing if anything can be improved. Word of mouth publicity might once have been enough to persuade diners your restaurant was the best in town, but nowadays you need to make sure your business stands out online, too.

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NYC Restaurant Earns 120K in Private Dining and Event Leads

Restaurant Clicks

After auditing the client’s website, we put together an SEO strategy, focusing on private dining events. About the Client. Platform: WordPress. Goals : Increase organic search traffic, increase private event leads.

How to Craft a Restaurant Employee Handbook that Staff Will Actually Care About (And Read)

ChefHero

The instructions in the handbook should be integrated with the systems you’re using in the restaurant such as mobile auditing software and POS systems. Don’t think of a boring binder full of legal language. Instead, imagine the culture you want to create in your restaurant.

Using Multi-Location SEO to Increase Private Dining Leads

Restaurant Clicks

We performed a thorough audit of their site to identify any issues and see what pages they had before implementing our strategy. About the Client . Platform: WordPress. Goals: Increase private dining leads for all locations, improve location-based organic search rankings .

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