April, 2022

The 11 Habits of Outstanding Restaurants

Embrace the Suck

The restaurant world will never be the same after what we have been through over the past few years. Things have changed rapidly for restaurants around the globe and many look to the USA for trends and insight into which direction the industry is headed.

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How Restaurant Operators Can Defend Against Ransomware

Modern Restaurant Management

It’s a restaurant operator’s worst nightmare. You have stores full of patrons, and no way to collect their money because the POS system has been hijacked by ransomware. That’s how the McMenamins restaurant and hospitality chain closed out 2021, a banner year for ransomware attacks.

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New Revenue Streams for Restaurants


A comprehensive guide. Management Maximizing Profits Vol. 26 No. 04 #restaurantmanagement #restaurantprofits management

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Culinary Cues

Decades of working in or focusing on kitchens and kitchen life have led me to wonder, and sometimes question what I really know. Our resumes never really tell the story, at least not the important story.

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Investing in Customer Experience Pays––Really Well

Discover why great customer experience is your restaurant's ultimate ROI. Download this free guide to learn how customer experience drives repeat business and profits, and how employee satisfaction affects customer satisfaction.

The Value of Restaurant Business Intelligence for Multi-Unit Operators

7 Shifts

Making decisions for your restaurant without business intelligence is like trying to run a sushi restaurant without fish — without it, you aren't going to stay open for very long. It's what separates the restaurants that survive from the restaurants that thrive.

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What Is a POS System for a Restaurant?


Historically, cash registers in restaurants served one purpose. They stored the payment customers handed over and provided change when needed. Over time, these registers became … What Is a POS System for a Restaurant? Read More ». The post What Is a POS System for a Restaurant?

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Turning Restaurant Staffing Challenges Into Opportunities

Modern Restaurant Management

As Americans reach for a potential post-pandemic world, the restaurant industry continues to reel from two years of economic, staffing and supply chain chaos. Of these, one of the biggest challenges facing independent, franchised and fast-casual restaurants is staffing.

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What Labor Shortage?


Here’s how your restaurant business can swim in revenue and cost savings— even when the labor pool is shallow. Management Maximizing Profits Vol. 26 No. 04 #restaurantmanagement #restaurantprofits management

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Culinary Cues

Now that I have your attention and you are back in your chair, let me explain. The margins are very tight, in fact they are so tight that most business savvy people would wonder why anyone would ever want to own a restaurant.

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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.

Track Earned Vs Actual Labor Hours to Boost Revenue for All Locations

7 Shifts

In the wake of the great resignation , restaurants have been raising labor costs to both attract and retain all-star employees.

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Manual Vs. Computerized Restaurant Inventory: What’s Best?

Sculpture Hospitality

Taking restaurant inventory gives you better oversight over your food and beverage stock levels, helps forecast future demand and reduces food and beverage waste. In essence, well managed inventory makes your business more profitable. Restaurant Operations Restaurant Inventory

Boost Your Business with Quikstone Capital Solutions

Thrive POS

We've seen common themes so far this year with numerous restaurateurs purchasing new equipment, front-loading inventory, adding locations, or remodeling.

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Restaurant AI Is Evolving Rapidly

Modern Restaurant Management

Artificial Intelligence or AI has infiltrated every aspect of our lives and the restaurant industry is no exception. It may seem difficult to imagine the restaurant industry with AI because it focuses on individuality and the human touch, but it is already a reality.

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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.

Optimize Your Restaurant’s Google My Business Account


Optimize Your Restaurant's Google My Business Account. Management Maximizing Profits Vol. 26 No. 04 #restaurantmanagement #restaurantprofits management

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Culinary Cues

This is a direct message to all of those young cooks just starting out, dishwashers, culinary students, and seasoned veterans of the kitchen – you can go as far as you want to go in the food business as long as you are willing to put in the work, build a plan, and stick to the plan.

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Hiring Restaurant Employees: The CFO’s Role in Developing a Strategy


Restaurant staffing shortages across the industry are impacting operating hours, the customer experience, and your bottom line. Hiring restaurant employees and retaining them is no longer just an issue for the HR team.

What is a Bar Inventory App? And 4 Reasons Why You Need One

Sculpture Hospitality

One of the most important steps in improving your bar’s profitability is to implement an effective bar inventory management program. The problem is, inventory management can be a bar manager’s worst nightmare. Bar Inventory

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Want Your Restaurant to Make More Cheddar?

A smarter POS system can help you drive revenue and increase profits—and that's just the tip of the iceberg. Download this free eBook to find out more.

Taking over a new location with Thrive? Here's what to do.

Thrive POS

Buy a new pizza place using Thrive Pizza Point-of-Sale? First of all, congrats! We are committed to helping you build this business. Second, you may be feeling a little uncertain about what changes you need to make to your point-of-sale and credit card processing accounts.

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Leveraging POS Systems to Future-Proof Your Restaurant and Maximize Profits

Modern Restaurant Management

As the impact of the pandemic continues, restaurants face constant and evolving operational challenges. At the end of 2021, four out of five restaurants reported facing a staffing shortage due to reduced operating hours and dining capacity.

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Create Trending Content That Sells – As a Busy Restaurateur


When your daily grind is running a restaurant, there’s a lot on your plate–from managing staff to taking orders to keeping diners happy.

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Culinary Cues

You remember those early moments with food – the aha moments when a dish really surprised you. The flavor, aroma, texture, or presentation made you sit back in your chair, close your eyes, and wonder how anything could be this good.

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A Bigger Piece of Pie: Lessons on Going from Small Pizzeria to City Favorite

With the lessons in this eBook, your pizzeria can reach its full potential and create a path for long-term continued growth.

How to Increase Profitability by Building Customer Retention


Anyone in the restaurant industry has felt the satisfaction of seeing your regulars walk through their doors – it’s the feeling of appreciation and gratitude. Those feelings are well-placed because those return customers spend an astonishing 67 percent more than a new customer during a visit!

How Often Should You Perform Restaurant Inventory Counts?

Sculpture Hospitality

When it comes to restaurant inventory , there is often discussion about whether doing inventory weekly or monthly is better. While there are some businesses in different industries that may be able to do a monthly, or even annual inventory count, this is not recommended for restaurants.

75: Poio, Mexican BBQ

Food Business

Poio is a casual Mexican BBQ place in Kansas City. Chef Carlos Montera is it’s savvy, yet grounded owner.

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Tackling the Labor Shortage with Virtual Customer Queuing

Modern Restaurant Management

As restaurants continue to deal with the staffing shortages affecting the entire industry, they inevitably look for ways to improve the employee experience.

Niche Solutions vs Comprehensive Platforms

Save yourself time and money – ditch the niche.

Cost management tips for smaller coffee roasters

Perfect Daily Grind

With the exponential growth of specialty coffee in recent years, we’ve seen a corresponding rise in the emergence of nano roasters, home roasters, and coffee shops starting to roast their own beans.

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Culinary Cues

Cooking and eating are two of the great pleasures in life. They are sensual in nature, vividly stimulating sight, sound, touch, smell, and taste as we participate in a process of transitioning Nature’s ingredients through the application of heat and seasoning.

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Restaurant Labor Cost Control: 11 Reports to Optimize Labor


Restaurant labor cost control has been exacerbated by the current labor shortage.

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