Culinary Cues

imposed a 25% tariff on European wines and other perishable goods – this of course, was very challenging for European winemakers, but it also impacted importers in the U.S., wine shops, longshoreman, wine distributors, restaurants, and wine consumers.

Good Branding Is Good Business

Goliath Consulting

Structure your brand with the expectation of future growth, expansion, and shifts in consumer preferences. Good branding is good business. Your brand is your bond! It is easy to focus on and get caught up with your product or service because it is the deliverable; the tangible asset you deliver to your customer. But what about your intangible asset… your brand? The value of your brand is equally as important as the quality and care put into your product or service.

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Feeling Anxious? Here’s Why Having A Glass Of Red Wine Could Be Good For You.


It has been proven that certain key elements in red wine may help to improve physical health, and now, it looks like you may have another good reason why you should enjoy the occasional glass of Cabernet Sauvignon or Pinot Noir after a stressful day at work.

Why Restaurant Accounting Software is Good for Your Business


Let’s have a look at some of the reasons why a restaurant accounting software is good for your business: Eliminates Data Entry Redundancy . While this is a cumbersome and time-consuming process, a restaurant accounting system can automate it.

MRM Plant-Based: Good Food Scorecard and Healthier Hospital Food

Modern Restaurant Management

Good Food Restaurant Scorecard. 42 of the country’s favorite fast food and restaurant chains still don’t offer a plant-based entrée, according to a report released today by The Good Food Institute (GFI). ” Too Good to Be True.

How Much & Why Do You Tip Your Barista?

Perfect Daily Grind

Tipping as a Reward For Good Service. Not always, just when I feel some engagement, good will, and love for serving.”. But also, as a local barista trying to pay it forward, it feels good to pull out a few bucks and stuff it in the jar.

10 essential reasons to offer consumers access to your food online

Takeaway Solutions

Are you offering online options to local consumers? Ordering online is convenient and satisfies consumers’ appetite for instant gratification. Here are 10 reasons to offer consumers access to your food online.

Pura Vida: A Specialty Coffee Cocktail Recipe

Perfect Daily Grind

So make sure you choose a good quality cold brew with similar flavor notes to that of Dawn Patrol. Barista Café Owner Coffee Cocktails Coffee Consumers coffee cocktail competition cold brew coffee cocktail cold brew-based craft cocktail english heat wave heatwave palm beach

About Those Sobering Wine Reports


Teaser: Two dispatches say that American wine consumers have stopped drinking more. The IWSR reported a decline in the amount of wine consumed by American drinkers for the first time in 25 years. glass half full.jpg. Author(s): Roger Morris.

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Winter is coming: 5 winter menu ideas for your restaurant


As the temperatures fall, consumers’ dining habits change. We’re explaining why it makes good business sense to update your menu for winter and sharing five winter menu ideas to shake things up during the chill.


Culinary Cues

A healthy employee is an energized employee, an employee who feels good about themselves, and this will, without a doubt, impact their work and their engagement with the rest of the team. CHEF-to-CHEF, made it!

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Pushing Back on Tariffs


Teaser: Vintus, Zachys urge trade and consumers to take action before Jan. 13 on Trump administration's proposed 100% tariffs on European wines, cheeses, other goods. Tariffs.png. Author(s): Roger Morris.

Creating a sustainable restaurant in 3 easy steps


Around 3 out of 4 millennials are willing to pay more for sustainable products, as is 66 percent of consumers around the world*. to consumers for adjusted prices, and delivers the food, too. Too Good To Go - a platform that makes food surplus available to consumers at small prices.


Culinary Cues

You have your opinions based, I am sure, on your own experiences – it’s all good. Your vendors exist because you buy their goods. Restaurants and restaurant chefs have an obligation to consider the impact they have on consumer health and wellbeing.

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10 Social Media Marketing Tips for Restaurant (Along with Fresh Content Ideas)


93% of consumers admit that online restaurant reviews influence their decisions ( Forbes ). 84% of consumers trust online recommendations ( ). 75% of consumers use Facebook to decide a restaurant to eat out ( Social Media Monthly ).

The Top 10 Things Learned from Working with 1000+ Restaurants

Embrace the Suck

It’s only good for the consumer, not the business.

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Signage & Print Every Restaurant Needs

Dot It

Effective and compelling signs persuade hungry consumers to visit your establishment and are crucial to your business branding. Make a good impression and reinforce your brand with large format signage on your restaurant’s exterior.

31 Restaurant Industry Statistics (That every Restaurant owner should know)


If things going well it’s good but if this year went little messy – no worry it happens in business! Restaurant Consumer Statistics. 75% of consumers use Facebook to decide a restaurant to eat out ( Source ) 2.

Sushi Shenanigans Businesses Should Shun


As a business owner, it’s your responsibility to provide food that is both safe to consume and fully transparent to the diner. It’s used all the time, but it’s impossible for the average consumer to verify.

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Restaurant Sustainability Efforts and Customer Attraction

The Restaurant Group

However, in many cases, it required regulation and time-consuming oversight. For the survey, the NRA questioned 500 operators and 1000 consumers to find out what efforts are being made toward sustainable practice, and which are of primary concern to diners. Restaurant Best Practices.

How Much Does It Cost To Open a Restaurant? 2020 Restaurant Startup Costs

Restaurant Clicks

That’s a good estimate to give you an idea of what your price range should be, but by no means is that number set in stone. A good rule of thumb to follow when considering your menu items is the rule of thirds. Being a restaurant owner is hard work, but it’s rewarding.

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5 Costly Mistakes to Avoid with Your Restaurant Website

Single Platform

Consumers searching online for where to get their next meal discover businesses online on sites like Google, Facebook, TripAdvisor, Yelp, OpenTable, Yahoo, YP, Foursquare, Zomato and more. Not having a website – consumers need the confidence that you’re a real business.

How Modern Restaurant Accounting Impacts Profitability


Keeping track of your finances is time-consuming, and yet it has enormous implications for your bottom line. Unfortunately, many accounting systems are not built with integrations in mind, leading to manual, time-consuming exporting and import workarounds.

Restaurants: The New Battlefield for Customer Experience

Modern Restaurant Management

But with the rise of services like DoorDash, GrubHub and Caviar, good food — some of it from Michelin-starred chefs — is only a click away. Consumers look for a sparkling clean front of house.

Deconstructing Russia’s Coffee Market

Perfect Daily Grind

Today, about 98% of Russians are tea consumers. As a result, instant coffee made up just over 60% of the coffee consumed in 2014. In 2014, Russia became the world’s eighth biggest coffee consumer, with a per capita consumption rate of 1.7

Effectively Targeting and Marketing to Gen Z

Modern Restaurant Management

A strong digital presence is a must to engage with these powerful young consumers to keep them coming back for more. Here’s the kicker: Gen Z will make up 40 percent of all consumers by the end of 2020.

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Culinary Cues

We throw up our hands as managers and blame everyone but ourselves, and scratch our heads as consumers and wonder why the virus is allowed to spread. This article stems from a recent experience in a hotel where I was staying.

Tea Is a Natural Complement to the Modern Foodie Experience

Modern Restaurant Management

Indeed, trendy third-wave cafés are no longer the only place where consumers can find stout, fermented teas that have been aged in caves or delicate high-quality tea leaves hand-worked to exude a natural fragrance reminiscent of tuberose. More Sophisticated Consumer Palates.

The Weekly Dozen - To Europe with Love


Here are some very good wines, mainly from Beaujolais and Tuscany. A delightful wine – fresh, lightly spicy, good minerality and a hint of toast. Ruffino-Alauda-copy.jpg. Author(s): Roger Morris.

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How Convenience Store Food Is Fixing Its Reputation


Convenience stores all over the country are now reinventing themselves as honest-to-goodness dining destinations for consumers–and they’re succeeding. . There are several very good reasons why convenience stores are genuine dining options. . Consumers Are Strapped for Time.

The Top Restaurant Industry Trends to Know for 2020

Hot Schedules

Restaurant owners and operators faced a number of challenges last year, from an unprecedented labor shortage to changing consumer expectations and the continued advancement of new technology. Consumer Demands Will Continue to Change. Top Restaurant Industry Trends to Know for 2020.

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Top 5 Qualities (Essential) That Make a Restaurant Owner Stand Out of The Box


Owner of the business should have in-depth knowledge about trends, marketing strategies, restaurant technologies , and consumer taste. A manager of a restaurant should be a good leader also.

Restaurant Instagram Marketing: Creating a Strategy for Your Restaurant

7 Shifts

Instagram is now reshaping the way diners consume their food, and in return restaurants have changed to accommodate the need for “ Instagrammable ” experiences. I think we've done a good job with that,” says Black Tap owner Barish in an article on CNN.

How to Reduce Restaurant Wait Times

Focus POS

Good restaurant management requires planning ahead for your busy and slow times. Consumers are busier than ever, and even moderate wait times at table-service restaurants are seen as less desirable, often motivating customers to order carry-out or skip restaurants altogether.

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Customer Service Trends in the Restaurant Industry to Look For in 2020

Modern Restaurant Management

Now that consumers have become more particular with dining, service standards have skyrocketed, and expectations are higher than ever before. When people decide to dine in your establishment, they don’t just want to eat good food; they want to have a pleasant experience, as well.

How to Adjust Espresso Extraction & Create New Recipes

Perfect Daily Grind

Espresso extraction is key to delicious coffees, and for coffee shops, satisfied customers and a good turnover. When approaching a new coffee, it is always good to start with a base recipe that is an easy starting point,” Peter says. Consider how the coffee will be consumed.

Fewer Seats, More Shelves: How Restaurants are Preparing for the Takeout Order Boom


Not only does this facilitate faster throughput for digital orders, it also ensures good service for those customers who still choose to eat in-store. Since 2014, online ordering for pickup and delivery has grown 300% faster than dine-in traffic.

5 restaurant delivery deals to capitalize on Black Friday


In the UK, for instance - Europe’s biggest food delivery market - a 64% share of consumers were planning to participate in Black Friday in 2018*, with an expected online spend of £1.41 Black Friday is celebrated each year on the fourth Friday of November - the day after Thanksgiving.


Food Business

So, if bringing one more task to your attention is not what you want to read, stop now, come back later.Know that its not good to ignore the appearance of your business. These incomplete projects do not make you look good. Business cards and other collateral are good too.

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Restaurant Branding: How To Build Your Restaurant Brand

Restaurant Clicks

Being in the restaurant industry means that your brand is constantly being judged by potential consumers. There’s much more that goes into the restaurant experience than good food or cheap prices.

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Back to the Future: Why New Mover Direct Mail Still Outperforms Digital/Social/Email Marketing

Modern Restaurant Management

Consumers are genuinely interested to see what came in the mail. In other words, you have good odds that your direct mail piece is looked at by a family member at some point. The fact that it hasn’t had phenomenal growth is good news for the businesses that use direct mail.

Digital Marketing Trends 2020

50 Mistakes

With 80% of consumers saying they’re more likely to buy from a company that offers personalised experiences, personalised marketing needs to be incorporated into your 2020 marketing strategy. 91% of consumers are looking for more interactive content when they’re buying online.

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How to Improve Your Restaurant’s Profit Margin

Restaurant Clicks

Both gross margins and net profit margins are good to know, and you’ll need to know the gross profits to calculate the net profits for your business. At this point you’re probably wondering, what is a good net profit average?

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