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Culinary Cues

CHEF-to-CHEF, made it!

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The Top 10 Things Learned from Working with 1000+ Restaurants

Embrace the Suck

I keep detailed coaching notes from every client I have had over the past 11 years as The Restaurant Coach™ Some of those stories make it into my books, speaking gigs, podcasts, or just as a solid warning to new clients about what not to do!

Why choosing the right POS system is a top priority


Setting up a business in the hospitality industry comes with a big checklist of things not to forget. In addition to your restaurant’s concept, location and menu, there are a few technical aspects you need to think about, as well. One which certainly cannot be overlooked is the POS system.

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How Your Restaurant Can Survive the Valentine’s Day Dinner Rush


Valentine’s Day is both a day to look forward to and a day to dread (as a restaurant manager, that is). Yes, more diners mean more income–which is always a good thing. But it also means more stress for your team as you try to deal with the Valentine’s Day dinner rush.

The Positives and Pitfalls of Third-Party Ordering 

Modern Restaurant Management

In 2018, Grubhub reported $5.1 billion in food sales demonstrating a 34 percent increase from the prior year, according to the Associated Press. Meanwhile, Uber Eats expected to deliver $10 billion worth of food in 36 countries in 2019.

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


kelsey-knight-udj2tD3WKsY-unsplash copy.jpg. Author(s): Alicia Rennoll. Teaser: A compound found in red wine has been scientifically proven to lower one’s risk of certain health conditions and block the production of a hormone that can cause poor mental health.

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Restaurant Licensing: Licenses and Permits Needed To Open a Restaurant 

Restaurant Clicks

Opening a restaurant isn’t just about creating menus and investing capital. There are various licenses and permits needed to open a new restaurant legally. Before you can open a new restaurant, you’ll need to apply for and receive an assortment of state licenses and local permits. .

Entering China’s Emerging Coffee Market

Perfect Daily Grind

China might be the fourth-largest country in the world and have the largest population on earth, but it has one of the world’s lowest coffee consumption rates, with citizens consuming an average of just one cup a year. .

Restaurant Design

The Restaurant Group

Restaurant design is critical to the success of any food service establishment, yet it tends to be regularly disregarded.

How to Get Repeat Customers at Your Restaurant


Repeat customers are so valuable. Not only do regular customers spread the word of your restaurant’s amazing food and service, but for your business, repeat customers are less expensive than new customers. After all, to reach new customers you need to spend time and money to market your restaurant.

How Web-Based Reporting Tools Empower Restaurant Owners to Make Better Business Decisions

Focus POS

As a restaurant owner or manager, you already know how important the decisions you make about your restaurant are to the overall success of your operations. However, are you making the best decisions, ones that will set you up for success, or are you unsure of how they will affect your restaurant?

xtraCHEF Recipe Card: David Witt

Xtra Chef

Explain your role at xtraCHEF. At xtraCHEF, I develop new business relationships and strategies, while helping to guide/develop others to do the same. What did you do before you came xtraCHEF? Hospitality management system sales. I like xtraCHEF much better. What do you love about xtraCHEF?

8 Restaurants Serving Heart-Shaped Food on Valentine’s Day

Dot It

Valentine’s day is just around the corner, and what better way to show someone you love them than with food. Luckily for you, the following restaurants are serving up Valentine’s day food specials.

Why Restaurant Owners Need SEO to Be Found Online in 2020

Next Restaurants

By Brandon Leibowitz, Contributor. Digital marketing has become universal with almost every business finding ways to use this to their advantage. And restaurants are no exception.

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Business Owners Should Never Say This.

50 Mistakes

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