December, 2022

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How To Attract Gen Z Customers to Your Restaurant

Modern Restaurant Management

To attract Generation Z into your restaurant, you’ll first need to understand them. Gen Z is a generation born from 1997 to 2012 , with the oldest members turning 25 this year.

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Why Your Restaurant Name Matters (+103 Awesome Examples)

7 Shifts

Table of Contents. Why your restaurant name matters. 103 Restaurant Name Ideas. Other resources for starting a restaurant. Why Your Restaurant Name Matters. There is no question that two keys to success in the restaurant business are excellent food and great service.

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2023 Outlook: Trends and Challenges Restaurants Will See, Part Two

Modern Restaurant Management

Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine asked experts for their thoughts on trends and challenges that will affect the restaurant industry in 2023. For part one, click here.

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4 Ways Software is Transforming the Restaurant Industry

Harbor Touch

Technology is transforming all aspects of our lives, and the restaurant industry is no exception. Restaurants of all sizes embrace software technology to improve the customer experience and streamline operations, from ordering systems to kitchen automation.

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How Top Food Shippers are Navigating Supply Chain Disruptions in 2023

Speaker: Glenn Koepke and Melissa Wreath

On February 2nd, join FourKites and ArrowStream to learn what food & beverage suppliers, restaurant operators, and other industry leaders are doing to address the labor and talent management issues affecting the food and restaurant supply chains today.

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The 34 Most Important Customer Service Skills You Need To Have

Sling

The cornerstone of every great business is customer service. By extension, then, success in business relies on your, and your employee’s, customer service skills. You might think the cornerstone of your business is a great product or an effective management team.

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The Evolution of Virtual Restaurants

Goliath Consulting

We’ve talked a bit about the rise of ghost kitchens and virtual brands. The idea is not new and hasn’t been new for a while now. Ghost kitchens began during the early 2010s but gained popularity in the restaurant segment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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FULL HOUSE, ALL HANDS ON-DECK

Culinary Cues

Well, here we go. I haven’t slept much at all over the past few days and certainly won’t until the weekend is over. The anxiety building up to a full house in the hotel packed with a series of food events has made it impossible to relax.

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2023 Restaurant Technology Trends: Consolidation, Experience, and Fees

Modern Restaurant Management

The last few years have seen unprecedented disruption for restaurants. Closures, supply chain problems, labor shortages, technology, and inflation are just a few of the challenges operators have faced in recent years.

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The 37 Best Restaurant Interview Questions

Sling

As a restaurant manager , interviewing new employees can be a stressful situation. Many of the standard restaurant interview questions can be found online so candidates can prepare ahead of time to give the best answer. There’s nothing wrong with that.

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The Ultimate Playbook for Automating Restaurant Operations

Restaurants are operating with 6.2 fewer back-of-house employees and 2.8 fewer front-of-house employees. Learn what thriving brands are doing to address labor shortages, streamline operations, and maximize efficiency, all while increasing their bottom line.

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163. Restaurant Technology Guys Podcast Ep. 163 – Margin Edge’s solution to manage your restaurant

Restaurant Technology Guys

MarginEdge began in a place where many restaurateurs have been themselves—stuck doing manual invoice data entry and inventory in a tiny closet behind the kitchen, wondering why the love of food and hospitality came with so many papercuts.

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How gusto! Simplified Payroll and Stays Engaged With Their Team

7 Shifts

At the center of every great restaurant is a great team. And a great team can only thrive under outstanding leadership. For gusto!, their leadership sees team management as their greatest responsibility.

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The Bar Exam: How to Pass the Cocktail Taste Test with Flying Colors

Sante

Today’s craft cocktail culture requires fun, forward-thinking cocktail programs, which means you must serve high-quality, innovative drinks in order to Continue Reading. Management Maximizing Profits This Month Vol. 26 No. 12 Bar Bar Above california cocktails foodwinespirits

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COOKS – INVEST IN YOUR CAREER – REAP THE BENEFITS

Culinary Cues

I scratch my head when cooks proclaim that they are held prisoner to a job that isn’t going anywhere. Sometimes they are very explicit and state that their job sucks or that they can’t get ahead.

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5 Unexpected Ways to Control Supply Chain Costs in 2023

Speaker: Todd Simms and Andy Johnson

Join industry experts Todd Simms and Andy Johnson as they break down five budget line items that ballooned out of control in 2022 and strategies to control them in 2023.

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Service Robots Solve Everyday Restaurant Problems

Modern Restaurant Management

Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine quizzed Robin Zheng, US Manager of Pudu Robotics , about the company's work with restaurants and the future of robotic use and automation in restaurants.

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Business Level Strategy: What It Is Plus 3 Examples

Sling

If you’re looking for a way to bridge the gap between your more general corporate strategy and your hyper-specific functional strategy, create a business level strategy between the two. What exactly is business level strategy? And how can you use it to achieve the success you’re looking for?

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How can producers use green coffee to barter for other goods and services?

Perfect Daily Grind

Across the Bean Belt, the vast majority of coffee farmers sell their coffee (either as cherry or parchment) in exchange for income.

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The 20 Most Unique Restaurants Across North America + Ideas to Inspire

7 Shifts

Before patrons even set foot in a restaurant, the first thing they see is the exterior. Prior to seeing the menu or tasting any food, they experience the interior design of the space.

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Scheduling Headaches? AI Can Solve Them

Machine learning proves to be effective for predictive scheduling and empowers employees by giving them more control over their lives and schedules. Download this guide to find out more!

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Tips for High Volume Hiring

ExactHire - Restaurants

Organizations pursuing high-volume hiring propel job creation and fuel economic growth. Unfortunately, filling high-volume requisitions isn’t for the faint of heart. When you’re dealing with mass hiring, you need creative and practical ways to complete it.

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A DECEMBER KITCHEN

Culinary Cues

It’s 5:30am when the alarm clock screams “it’s time!” My bare feet hit the cold floor while the muscles in my legs resist with a creeping cramp that brings me quickly to my knees. Crap!!”, I shout while frantically rubbing my calf trying to work out that Charlie horse pain.

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Why Restaurants Should Embrace Technology in 2023

Modern Restaurant Management

As we head into the New Year, restaurants of all sizes continue to grapple with a number of major challenges impacting the industry. Staffing continues to be a top-of-mind concern for many restaurateurs, followed closely by inflation.

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4 Ways Social Media Impacts a Restaurant’s Bottom Line

Restaurant Engine

You can improve your bottom line by picking a few social media platforms to use and grow. According to one source, more than 75% of people make a purchase decision based on something they see on social media, and that holds true for restaurants.

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Using AI to Test Innovative Restaurant Employee Communication and Scheduling Models

AI technology is helping restaurateurs rise to complex labor challenges and laws with machine learning solutions that improve working conditions for staff, leading to happier employees who stay onboard and bring their best to work.

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iPad POS Systems: The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide

Lavu

If you’re looking for an affordable and simple way to process sales at your business, you can find everything you need in an iPad POS … iPad POS Systems: The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide Read More ».

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10 Benefits Of Using Bar Liquor Inventory Software

Sculpture Hospitality

Liquor inventory software can be a massive help if you own a bar. It can help you keep track of stock, manage orders, and even help with bookkeeping. All of these things not only improve your operational efficiencies, but increase your profit margins as well. Bar Inventory

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Should we weigh milk in coffee shops?

Perfect Daily Grind

In the vast majority of specialty coffee shops around the world, dosing coffee is an everyday practice for preparing both espresso and filter beverages.

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CELEBRATING CHRISTMAS & the NEW YEAR with RESTAURANT PEOPLE

Culinary Cues

There was a time when the major holidays, those times of the year when we relished the chance to spend quality time with family, were sacred and protected.

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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.

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Growth of Modern Contactless Payments: Increasing Restaurant Profitability and Efficiency

Modern Restaurant Management

Contactless payment solutions drive operators’ revenue and elevate customer experiences, but how can the technology set restaurants up for long-term success? Contactless solutions have become a tool to ensure the survival of many businesses over the past three years.

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Top 5 Restaurant Predictions for 2023

Foodable

Listen to "224. Top 5 Restaurant Predictions for 2023" on Spreaker. My Top five Predictions and Trends to watch in 2023 are a mix of brands, consumer trends, and the future of technology.

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Your Restaurant Website Needs to Have These 5 Things

Restaurant Engine

Provide the right website features to attract visitors and keep them on your website. When it comes to your restaurant website , you want to put your customer first. Design your website and add features that will enhance the overall customer experience.

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