March, 2020

For Restaurant Owners, Cybersecurity is a People Problem 

Modern Restaurant Management

If you’re like me, chances are you’ve probably ordered food online or through an app at least once in the last couple of weeks. Curbside pickup, takeout and delivery have become buzzwords in the past week.

7 Tips for Hospitality Marketing During COVID-19

Social Hospitality

As worldwide markets continue to feel the pain of COVID-19, companies of every size are suffering from the effects. However, no one understands the consequences more than the travel and hospitality industries. The impact of Coronavirus on restaurants and hotels has been insurmountable. .

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How to Handle Temporary Restaurant Closure during COVID-19

7 Shifts

Due to the volatile situation caused by COVID-19, restaurateurs across the globe are having to temporarily close their businesses to support social distancing. In some areas, they are even being legally required to do so. The uncertainty of how long these closures could last is frightening.

Restaurant Technology: It’s All About the Customer Experience

Restaurant Technology Guys

Think about restaurant technology and you probably think immediately of your restaurant POS system – and these devices are certainly wonderful tools for maximizing your productivity and hence your profits.

Financial and Operational Implications of Moving to Restaurant Delivery/Takeout Only During COVID-19 Outbreak

Restaurant365

With the sudden elimination of dine-in options, many restaurants are either shifting to a takeout/delivery only model or implementing a delivery option for the first time. Deciding whether to add delivery, and how, is a particularly difficult decision for restaurants during these times.

Restaurant Survival Strategies Amidst Coronavirus Fears

iSant

micheile-henderson-Mh-qlBeXTy0-unsplashx72.png. Author(s): Emiliano De Laurentiis. Teaser: Some restaurant-specific suggestions to help restauranteurs and guests ride out the COVID-19 tsunami.

Relief Funds Raising Money to Help Restaurant Employees

Hot Schedules

Relief Funds Raising Money to Help Restaurant Employees. Nonprofit organizations across the country are accepting donations to support restaurant employees impact by Coronavirus (COVID-19). R estaurants across the U.S.

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Best Sushi in Philadelphia in 2020

Restaurant Clicks

Philadelphia is home to some amazing sushi. While the last decade has brought plenty of new, upscale, modern sushi restaurants, there are also smaller places you might miss if you don’t know about them. The best sushi in Philly is all across the city, from South Philly to Center City to Fishtown.

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How Restaurants Can Protect Themselves From Cyber Attacks

Modern Restaurant Management

Restaurateurs have enough to worry about already. But kindly allow us to add one more item to your list: cybersecurity. You might also feel like cybersecurity is an area that only huge banks, tech firms, and IT professionals need to worry about.

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OUR DAILY BREATH: CHEFS & OPERATORS – KEEPING YOUR TEAM TOGETHER

Culinary Cues

This is another time when we can rely on what we know about human nature and what keeps people whole: physically, mentally, and emotionally. I once again turn to the wisdom of Abraham Maslow as a guide through this difficult time, a crisis unparalleled in modern times.

The Other Side of the Cork - Winemaker Spotlight: Alicia Wilbur

iSant

Alicia Wilbur, assistant winemaker at Herzog Wine Cellars, approaches wine on a spiritual level to deliver stellar wines. By Yael E. Geller, MPH. There are many types of friends that people acquire throughout their lives.

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The Coronavirus Isn’t Your Fault, But How You Ran Your Restaurant Before Is!

Embrace the Suck

The Coronavirus Pandemic is unlike anything we have ever experienced. Times like these bring out the best in some people and the worst in others (a shout out to all the toilet paper hoarders out there). Now, it’s easy to blame your restaurant closing down due to the Coronavirus.

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Growing Delivery & Takeout Channels at Your Restaurant

7 Shifts

While your first concern should be for the health and safety of yourself, staff, customers, and loved ones right now, it would be a lie to say you’re not allowed to be worried about your restaurant during COVID-19. As of this article’s publication, more than 20 U.S.

How to Calculate a Restaurant Break-Even Point

Restaurant365

Especially in uncertain times, an important factor in decisions about how to operate your restaurant is your break-even point. Essentially, your break-even point is what sales you need for a certain period of time to not lose money, or “break even.”

Trending Ways to Boost Profit Margins on the Dessert Menu

Lavu

Boosting sales in your restaurant doesn’t have to be complicated. By analyzing your profit margins with an integrated POS, and combining that knowledge with these tips, you’ll start to see profit margins boost in your restaurant. Add value, cut what doesn’t work, and use savvy marketing tips.

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A LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES

Culinary Cues

President – I will state up front that I am not one of your supporters and never have been, but as history has demonstrated time and again – during a time of significant crisis our country looks to and stands behind our leader as he or she makes decisions of life and death and stands to carry the nation through and beyond the calamity of the moment.

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Powerhouse Women in the Kitchen

iSant

Santé Staff. Barriers to the chef profession aside, female chefs continue to excel and prove their worth in the hospitality world. Despite the old adage, “A woman’s place is in the kitchen”, professional kitchens to this day continue to be male-dominated.

Pivoting from Cafe to Provisions: A COVID-19 Success Story

Xtra Chef

As restaurateurs in the U.S. waited with bated breath for details of a stimulus package from Congress, some dove into action. Jason Hoy is one of those people.

How to keep your food business going during the COVID-19 / corona crisis

Deliverect

As more cities and countries are implementing social distancing measures in an attempt to slow down the coronavirus outbreak, local businesses will feel the impact. Governments all over the world have been ordering restaurants, bars and other food businesses to close up shop - until further notice.

9 Tips to Help Your Restaurant Through the Coronavirus Pandemic

Restaurant365

As a restaurant owner or operator, you’re no doubt feeling the effects of the coronavirus. Federal, state and local agencies, as well as public health experts, are urging people to avoid crowds and advising high-risk individuals to stay home altogether.

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Restaurant Trends for 2020 (and Beyond)

Modern Restaurant Management

2019 was the year of convenience in the restaurant business.

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RESTAURANT SURVIVAL MOVING FORWARD

Culinary Cues

We have never seen anything like this. Everyone in the restaurant industry is petrified beyond today – they immediately think about how impossible it might be to dig themselves out of the hole being created.

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How much does it cost to open a restaurant?

7 Shifts

So, you want to open a restaurant. You’ve probably thought about the challenges and risks that come with this venture, but do you know all of the costs that you’ll incur? Keeping a restaurant running is one thing, but investing in a new restaurant is a whole other undertaking.

Creative Ways to Weather This Storm

Hot Schedules

Creative Ways to Weather This Storm. The restaurant and hospitality industry is especially hard-hit by COVID-19. What can be done to help?

Protect your kegs during COVID-19 shutdowns

Sculpture Hospitality

COVID-19 has disrupted more than our businesses at this point – it has disrupted our way of life. As the hospitality industry shuts down in various areas, people are asking what they should be doing to protect their draft systems.

Guest Blog: It’s Time to Bring Your Alcohol Management into the 21st Century

Restaurant365

It’s 2020, and your teams are already using technology that improves efficiency and controls business costs.

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What Now? COVID-19 Survival Guide for Restaurants

Modern Restaurant Management

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak effect on the restaurant industry, Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine is compiling a list of resources available for restaurant owners, operators and managers.

OUR DAILY BREATH: CHEFS AND RESTAURATEURS – IT’S A NEW DAY TOMORROW

Culinary Cues

The restaurant industry has been plagued with problems for decades – this international crisis has brought everything to a head. How many times have restaurateurs and chefs proclaimed that they couldn’t simply stop their current model and re-invent themselves?

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Tips for Running Your Restaurant during the COVID-19 Crisis

Xtra Chef

There’s no question that life as we know it has been upended in all corners of the world. Owners and operators in an industry that’s arguably been hit hardest by the coronavirus outbreak have had to get creative in adapting to this new normal. xtraCHEF exists to serve the restaurant industry, in both good times and bad.

Managing Inventory in the Days of COVID-19

Hot Schedules

Managing Inventory in the Days of COVID-19. Whether you are closing temporarily or switching to a takeout/delivery model, here are some tips to help. U nprecedented times call for creative solutions. We don’t have all the answers. But we do know that creativity abounds in this industry.

A New Season

iSant

images-3.jpeg. Author(s): Penny Weiss. Teaser: Ushering in spring with some delightful rosés from around the world. Spring has finally arrived and quietly entered a world filled with chaos and uncertainty.

Why Manual Restaurant Inventory Management Is Eating Your Profits

Restaurant365

When you think of your restaurant finances, do you think of your inventory? Your restaurant inventory management is an oft-forgotten component of your finances, but the amount of product you have on hand represents a large part of your budget.

Hearty BBQ with a Heart: How Mighty Quinn’s Is Adapting

Modern Restaurant Management

Customer discounts and free sandwiches for healthcare workers are just two of the ways that the barbeque brand is showing its genuine care and appreciation for the communities it serves. The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in challenging economic times, especially for the restaurant industry.

OUR DAILY BREATH: AS OUR KITCHENS SLEEP

Culinary Cues

There is no one to turn on the lights, fire up the ovens, start the groan of hood exhausts, and no one to fill the dish machine tank and three bay sink. Vendor deliveries have ceased, floors remain clean and untouched, and the clock on the wall suddenly sounds off with the ticking of time.

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COVID-19 Best Practices for Restaurants: Navigating Coronavirus for Staff & Managers

7 Shifts

The COVID-19 situation has developed rapidly over the last week, with the number of cases in the US skyrocketing, and many states taking drastic measures to slow the spread of the virus.

These Brands are Hiring During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis

Hot Schedules

These Brands are Hiring During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis. As the virus continues to impact the industry, we’ve compiled a running list of the major players who have open positions. W e know this is in an incredibly difficult time for the restaurant industry.

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Family Ties Unite Hospitality Industry During COVID-19 Outbreak

iSant

Author(s): Stacey Sears. Teaser: Many hospitality establishments team up to raise funds for staff during time of need. Restaurants around the globe have been shuttered, with the exception of takeout and delivery orders, in an effort to flatten the curve of coronavirus infections. While the hospitality industry is suffering as a whole, restaurant owners maintain the potential to earn some income despite operating restrictions.