July, 2021


Culinary Cues

Look around – they’re slowly, but surely coming back.

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Why Truth in Advertising Matters

Indoor Media

Truth in advertising is of crucial importance. You’ve likely heard people talk about it before — it’s common sense.


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New Age Recruitment Marketing Channels for Today’s Competitive Restaurant Hires

Modern Restaurant Management

In today’s tight job market, to be competitive and stay top of mind of potential hires, it’s important to launch a holistic recruitment marketing strategy to support basic recruiting functions.

How to Open a Coffee Shop: The Ultimate Guide

7 Shifts

So you want to open up your very own coffee shop. We're all here for it! Coffee shops can be so much more than a place to grab a cup of joe and a croissant. They are places where friends and family gather, where ideas are formed and spread, and where important work gets done.

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The Future of Your Business is Waiting––Learn How AI Can Make Your Restaurant's Digital Ordering Experience Better Than Ever

Artificial Intelligence may have felt like a gimmick in the past, but it's quickly becoming an essential tool in the restaurant industry. AI-operated ordering systems are more sophisticated than ever, streamlining the process for both your customers and your staff. In our free eBook, "How AI Is Humanizing the Restaurant Ordering Experience," we break down why it's time for your business to take the next big step forward, and outline how you can make AI a reality in your restaurant.

Why Bar Inventory Management is Crucial to Post-Pandemic Success

Sculpture Hospitality

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, bar owners around the world have learnt a number of lessons about managing their businesses during challenging times. Perhaps no lesson, however, has been as important as understanding cash flow. Restaurant Operations Restaurant Inventory Bar Inventory

3 Tips to Write an SEO Plan for Your Restaurant’s Website

Next Restaurants

By Nancy Howard, Contributor. As a restaurant business owner, it is sometimes difficult to juggle operating and marketing your restaurant all at once.

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Why Physical Advertising is Still Important

Indoor Media

It’s 2021, and the world is well into the digital age. The internet rules the world — people live on social media. For example, there are about 2.85 billion monthly active users on Facebook, which is a little more than a third of the world’s population.

Ambient Tech Is The Future of Restaurants

Modern Restaurant Management

Restaurant technology adoption has accelerated throughout the pandemic, shifting digital tools from futuristic nice-to-haves into critical components of day-to-day operations.

Danny Meyer on How to Hire the Right People For Your Restaurant

7 Shifts

How do the world's best restaurateurs hire their teams? We got a pretty good idea when we had the pleasure of hosting Danny Meyer in our office (virtually, of course!) for a fireside chat with 7shifts CEO, Jordan Boesch.

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How to Manage Your Restaurant Inventory for Greater Profitability

Sculpture Hospitality

Your restaurant inventory is the backbone of your business. The stock you buy is an asset that directly impacts how profitable your business is, yet so many restaurants aren’t building inventory management strategies that protect those assets. Restaurant Inventory Bar Inventory

What Labor Shortage?

Download this FREE e-Book to learn the labor-saving tips your restaurant operation can use to earn more cheddar. Utilize this eBook to identify and tackle inefficiencies, work smarter, not harder, and bake end-to-end cost-savings into your business.

How to Take Mouthwatering Instagram Food Photos for Your Restaurant

Next Restaurants

By Marian Domingo, Contributor. When luring in customers with the aroma of cooking food is not an option, the next best thing is to tempt them with photos. Instagram is a great way to capture a whole new market, with millions of potential customers at your fingertips. .


Culinary Cues

Yes, I get it. It has all been about survival for restaurants over the past 16 months and survival has not been easy.

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Who is the Audience for Grocery Store Advertising?

Indoor Media

Planning a marketing strategy without understanding your audience is no different than taking a shot in the dark. Without a target, how will you hit your goals? If you don’t focus your messaging and place your advertisements strategically, how will you drive business growth?

How to Invest for the Future When Profits are Down

Modern Restaurant Management

When six years of growth for the restaurant industry are wiped away in a year, it’s no surprise that the National Restaurant Association is saying that 2020 was the worst year for restaurants. With more vaccinations, restrictions are lifting and diners are returning in droves.

Tips of the Trade: Optimize Your Restaurant's Google My Business Account

Get this FREE e-Book to learn how your restaurant operation can set up and manage an effective Google My Business profile. Use the eBook to create a GMB profile that will get more views, use keywords, easily develop killer content, and build momentum.

How to Improve Team Communication with Restaurant Staff and Management

7 Shifts

You would think something as second nature to people as communication would be easy to manage in the workplace. After all, there are so many more pressing problems that need to be dealt with.

12 Best Chinese Food Restaurant Chains

Restaurant Clicks

Chinese food is the ultimate take-out food, its sweet, sour, tangy, and spicy sauces make marinating vegetables, meats, and seafood more perfect the longer it sits.

Why Customers Love Smaller Menus

Restaurant Engine

You’ll find offering your customers a smaller menu, they’ll order more because it’s easier to decide. When it comes to the restaurant menu , many restaurant owners tend to think bigger and longer is better.


Culinary Cues

Well, I suppose desperate times call for desperate measures. If there is stability in the restaurant business – I’m not quite sure where it is.

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Comprehensive Guide to New Revenue Streams for Restaurants

Download this FREE eBook to learn how successful restaurant operators are using technology to cut costs, drive revenue and grow their businesses. In the e-Book, you'll learn how to: • Leverage customer data • Own marketing • Create and expand services.

Restaurant Marketing Tips: Earning Back Customer Confidence Post Pandemic

The Restaurant Times

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted businesses across all industries, be it large corporations or SMEs. The restaurant industry has particularly taken a turn for the worse due to increasing hygiene concerns among customers and government-imposed lockdown.

Hiring Professional Security to Protect Your Restaurant

Modern Restaurant Management

Hiring a security firm can help protect your restaurant from disgruntled customers and crime, but which firm do you hire and what should you look for in a security team? When trusting someone else to protect your restuarant, it is important to find the right firm for the job.

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How Kaldi’s Coffee uses 7shifts to schedule and connect with 100+ team members

7 Shifts

Kaldi's Coffee was founded nearly 27 years ago in St. Louis and has been providing great coffee from all over the world to the masses ever since. And in those years, they've grown considerably, adding 12 locations across St. Louis and even into Atlanta, Georgia.

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Bar Inventory: How to Create a Signature Drink Your Bar is Known For

Sculpture Hospitality

Building a successful and profitable bar is all about creating a brand story that customers’ buy into. The better your story, the easier it will be to attract new guests and the more likely it will be that existing guests stay loyal to your bar. Bar Management

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New Restaurants Checklist: Ensuring Success

Developing a business plan is key when it comes to new restaurant startup success. Restaurant owners should have a clear picture of their goals, strategies, and budgets in order to determine and allocate resources properly. Read this checklist with it's 4 key steps to ensure your restaurant's success.

5 Effective Ways to Increase Profit Margins at Your Restaurant


Reading Time: 5 minutes. The pandemic has exacerbated the restaurant labor crisis and there is only one way out – offering staff higher wages and improving benefits. To achieve this while still staying in the black, restaurants need to significantly increase profit margins, but how?


Culinary Cues

Let’s face it – we are prisoners of our own emotional package. Some of these emotions are visible and some are not; some are more pronounced in certain individuals, and some are barely noticeable in others, but the fact remains that our emotional package can be, and in many cases is: in control.

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First Fiddle Restaurants Succeeds in Gaining Enterprise Control and Boosting Customer Retention with POSist

The Restaurant Times

First Fiddle Restaurants is one of the world’s largest F&B holding companies which operates some of India’s most iconic restaurant bars and 20+ brands with 35+ restaurants. Each brand has a unique product proposition.

Turning Pain Points into Strengths: How to Create a 360-Degree Dining Experience

Modern Restaurant Management

The pandemic has devastated the restaurant industry, with profitability and staffing levels down for the vast majority of restaurant operators.

Niche Solutions vs Comprehensive Platforms

Save yourself time and money – ditch the niche.

12 Best Ways To Get Your Restaurant Noticed

7 Shifts

With plenty of restaurants to choose from, you want to make sure yours stands out from the rest. You may have the finest ingredients, the friendliest staff, and a picture-perfect venue, but if your restaurant isn't getting noticed, all that hard work will go to waste.

What is an Angel Shot and When to Order It

Restaurant Clicks

As lockdowns continue to lift across the country, excited patrons are returning to bars and restaurants, eager to find fun. However, for women who haven’t been in a bar recently, it’s important to never forget basic safety techniques. Enter the angel shot.

The New Sculpture Hospitality Dashboard for Inventory Management

Sculpture Hospitality

Are you struggling to gain complete visibility and control over your restaurant or bar’s inventory ? Bar Management Restaurant Inventory Bar Inventory

Librandi Wines of Calabria

A Wine Story

Librandi Wines of Calabria. Librandi: Authentic Wines of Calabria Recently I discovered several delicious wines of Librande. This is a new-to-me brand from an Italian wine-growing region, Calabria, with historical significance.

Where Are the Hourly Workers? Finding Hourly Applicants in Today's Labor Market

Learn about 6 compelling insights that are contributing to the current hourly shortage, and uncover 4 actionable strategies to help you boost applicant flow up to 9x - even in today’s labor market.