June, 2021

Navigating the Supply Chain in the Restaurant Industry

Goliath Consulting

Since the start of the pandemic, safety measures such as social distancing, lockdowns and mask-wearing have completely changed our understanding of how consumers spend on food.

Where Are You Stuck? The 4 Stages of Restaurant Growth

Embrace the Suck

Knowing where you are is just the start. I'VE BEEN WHERE YOU ARE. Running a restaurant can be without a doubt, one of the most rewarding things you’ll ever experience in more ways than one. But it is also one of the hardest things you’ll ever do as well!

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15 Restaurant Metrics to Know and How To Use Them

7 Shifts

Business is often a game of numbers, and restaurants are no exception. And while you may not picture a restaurant manager or worker parked at a desk to work, it's a huge part of restaurant management.

COOKS NEED TO BUILD AND PROTECT THEIR BRAND

Culinary Cues

Success doesn’t happen on its own – you make it happen. Yes, as a cook you may wonder when great things will come your way and the answer is – probably never. You need to seek out the opportunities and prepare to thrive when one is in your sights – success doesn’t simply appear.

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Take Control of Profit Margins with AI-Powered Forecasting

Leaders in the restaurant industry are using cutting-edge AI and machine learning to reduce uncertainty, plan ahead with staff and resources, and increase their bottom line. Grab this white paper to learn how to take advantage of this emerging trend.

Restaurant365 and Compeat Prepare to Transform How Restaurants Operate

Restaurant365

Today, Restaurant365 announced the acquisition of Compeat , a well-known provider of restaurant back office, workforce, and business intelligence software. This is a big step for us, very exciting to me, and I wanted to tell you why we chose to do it. The goal.

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Restaurants Beat Labor Crisis with Daring New Wage Structure

Cheetah

Reading Time: 9 minutes. If you are reading this article, you probably know that restaurants are facing turmoil as the most severe labor crisis ever experienced is hitting the industry.

The Next Generation of the Dining Experience

Modern Restaurant Management

When thinking about the future of the dining experience post COVID, it is easy to get caught focusing on things like digital only self-service, sci-fi-like drone food delivery and taking pills or shakes instead of food.

[New] 7shifts Hiring Tools to Help Get Through the Labor Shortage

7 Shifts

If you're having trouble finding great people to work in your restaurant, you're not alone. There is a labor shortage impacting the restaurant industry, which has made the already difficult task of hiring even more challenging.

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THE STORY IN A COOK’S EYES

Culinary Cues

Nowadays a question I am often asked is: “Why is it so difficult to understand cooks and chefs?” The answer, quite simply, is – you can’t understand a cook unless you are or have been one. That may seem like a copout, but it is true.

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The Ultimate Guide to Switching POS Providers

Change is good. Changing to a new POS system is even better. Goodbyes are never easy. But if your POS system isn't meeting your needs, then it's time to say sayonara. But before you officially switch POS providers, there are a few things to keep in mind. Download the guide to learn more.

Bar Inventory Management: How Do I Correctly Price a Drink?

Sculpture Hospitality

Pricing the drinks in your bar can be tricky. Set your liquor prices too high and you run the risk of driving customers away, but set your drink prices too low and you may not be bringing enough money in to even cover your costs, especially if volume fluctuates. Bar Management Bar Inventory

13 Restaurants with Outdoor Dining in Washington DC

Restaurant Clicks

The weather is beautiful, and we are all ready to dine outdoors in the Washington, D.C. Outdoor dining is a favorite amongst Washingtonians, and we have rounded up the leading restaurants you should try! This article includes restaurants that are diverse, and they are all outstanding.

5 Excellent Tips to Retain Workers during Restaurant Labor Crisis

Cheetah

Reading Time: 4 minutes. If you’re a restaurant operator, you’re probably experiencing the labor crisis first hand. The staffing shortage is threatening to derail many restaurant reopening plans and crush the hopes of economic recovery. The problem is not just with hiring.

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Competition’s Coming: Key Technology Changes Can Help You Win

Modern Restaurant Management

When the pandemic hit, many restaurants focused on expenses. Menus were trimmed to a fraction of original size. Delivery and curbside pick-up reduced on-site staffing. Inventory stock changed significantly. While what consumers eat won’t change, post-COVID-19, how they will get it will.

Think You're a Restaurant Customer Experience Expert?

Can investing in customer experience earn your restaurant higher revenue and repeat business? Test your know-how with HungerRush's quick, five-question quiz.

Future Hospitality Trends in Stadium & Sporting / Entertainment Precincts

Future Food

The diversity of our projects across a range of industries provides for constant and engaging evaluation internally as we consider food and beverage trend applications across properties of all shapes and sizes.

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A CHEF’S WORDS

Culinary Cues

Words are powerful, stories even more so. They can make us aware, lift us up, change our minds, give us hope, shock us into a new way of thinking, give us pause, inspire us, right the ship, record our memories, and set the stage for change.

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5 Ways to Create a 5-Star Restaurant Patio Experience This Summer

Sculpture Hospitality

Summer is here which means patio season is back! There’s no better way to attract more guests, build customer loyalty and bring in higher profits to your restaurant or bar than by creating a world-class patio experience. Restaurant Operations

Restaurant Inspections Checklist and Guide [Get an A+ Rating]

7 Shifts

Don't panic, but it's time to prepare for your restaurant's health inspection. Health inspections are routine at restaurants – and for good reason.

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Niche Solutions vs Comprehensive Platforms

Save yourself time and money – ditch the niche.

California Excited for End of COVID Restrictions: No Capacity Limits, Physical Distancing

Cheetah

Reading Time: 5 minutes. In April last year we launched a documentary series called ‘Too Small to Fail’ on our YouTube channel ( #Cheetah4You ). We followed the true stories of chefs, restaurant owners and foodservice industry workers and shared their message of strength and of hope.

Five Benefits of Outsourcing Your Restaurant’s Digital Marketing Efforts

Modern Restaurant Management

As a restaurant owner, digital marketing can be a daunting task that takes up valuable time, energy, and resources. Day-to-day demands – coupled with all of the FOH and BOH duties – can be simply too overwhelming for many small restaurant owners.

Critical BOH Restaurant KPIs That Optimize Labor Costs and CoGs, Part 2

Restaurant365

Your restaurant is constantly generating data, whether from your sales revenue, food costs, or labor hours. The data is always there—but it’s up to you as an owner or operator to use it.

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THE THING ABOUT KITCHEN DESIGN

Culinary Cues

Over the past few decades, I have been asked to design a number of kitchens for restaurants and banquet spaces – a task that I thoroughly enjoy.

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The Ultimate Guide to the Best Restaurant POS Systems

No restaurant POS system is a one-size-fits-all solution. And with so many options out there, finding the best restaurant POS system for your venue can be a lot of work. Get the key details of the best restaurant POS systems here.

How to Simplify Your Menu for Greater Restaurant Profits

Sculpture Hospitality

In your restaurant, your food and beverage products are your most important assets. The more you optimize what’s in your restaurant’s inventory , the more profitable your business will be. Kitchen Management Restaurant Operations

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A Guide To Social Media Marketing For Restaurants

The Eat Restaurant

With a whopping 4.33 Billion active users, social media is slowly taking over the world. To put it into perspective, that constitutes 91% of the total internet users across the globe.

Celebrating Pride Month 2021 at Your Restaurant No COVID Limits

Cheetah

Reading Time: 4 minutes. Pride Month is about to be celebrated throughout June and restaurants are getting ready to be the beating heart of it all. This year’s theme is “All in This Together” as #SFpride51 focuses on the local community.

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Can Technology Solve the Restaurant Staffing Shortage?

Modern Restaurant Management

According to new federal data, the restaurant industry has lost 5.9 million jobs due to the pandemic-related closure of dine-in services — roughly two-thirds of restaurant employees in the U.S.

Don't Let Delivery Apps Dash Your Restaurant's Revenue

Get our free, must-read guide to optimizing your restaurant's online ordering capabilities to maximize revenue.

10 Ways to Drive Long-term Restaurant Profitability

Restaurant365

As a restaurant owner or operator, you always have restaurant profitability on your mind. But when you think of restaurant profitability, are you thinking about both the short-term and the long-term? Of course, there are small changes you can make in the short-term to benefit operations.

Seafood Restaurants in D.C. You Don’t Want to Miss

Restaurant Clicks

Finding the best seafood in any city is an absolute must to enhance your dining experiences. From lobster rolls to fresh, flaky fish and fish sandwiches, to fried shrimp and grilled octopus, the options are endless when it comes to ordering seafood.

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Best Advertising Strategy for Auto Shops

Indoor Media

As recently as 2019, there were 276 million registered motor vehicles in the US. Those millions include everything from buses to cars to motorcycles. That’s more than one motor vehicle for every adult in the country.