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.

Dive Into Your Inventory Data (and Add Substantial Profits to Your Bottom Line)

Speaker: Ian Foster, Sculpture Hospitality Regional Director West Coast

In this seminar, Ian Foster will discuss the basics of inventory management, including tips on how to get inventory right and how to evaluate your food and pour costs. Ian will examine the best ordering practices from our clients. Finally, he’ll share some case studies showing how well designed inventory control can uncover hidden losses from over-pouring and lost sales that will result in several thousand dollars of extra profit every month.

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

Sante

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.

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POS Systems: The Backbone of Restaurant Tech

Modern Restaurant Management

The modern restaurant point-of-sale (POS) system has grown beyond simply handling payments. Feature-rich mobile POS systems have evolved to processing orders, sending tickets to the kitchen, providing detailed reporting and offering thorough inventory and business management. With the restaurant market expecting to exceed $22 billion by 2025 , the high volume of cash and credit cards that pass through a restaurant each day make a POS system a necessity rather than a convenience.

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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.

Changes in Consumer Habits: Looking Back Over the Last 12 Months of Retail

This large-scale North American survey explores changes in expectations over the last year. You’ll learn what consumers expect, how habits are solidifying, and where to focus to drive the greatest impact.

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.

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

Sante

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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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.”

Maximize Your Profit Margins

Speaker: Shawn Imbeault and Geoff Loukes, Sculpture Hospitality

In the past year, we've learned that maximizing margins can determine whether your restaurant stays afloat when times get hard. Join Shawn Limbeault and Geoff Loukes, in this master class that will take you through the best practices of maximizing your margins, From FOH to BOH.

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.

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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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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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.

Restaurant Management Masterclass

Speaker: Harlan Scott, Founder of Harlan Scott Hospitality and Industry Restaurant

Due first to necessary staffing cuts, extreme safety protocols, and now the need to rehire against outsized government stimulus, unemployment benefits and wage requirements, managing and staffing have become the most urgent conversation in restaurants today. This, adding on to the lynch-pin management style restaurants often have, has made restaurant cultures more vulnerable and volatile than ever. If your restaurant is suffering from cut staff, low morale, or ineffective training, you've come to the right place. Join Harlan Scott of Harlan Scott Hospitality, learn how to get back in control of your restaurant and your operation back on autopilot.

Powerhouse Women in the Kitchen

Sante

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.

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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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.

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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What I Wish I Knew Before Buying A POS System

For multi-unit restaurant operators, poor technology decisions have disastrous, rippling consequences. Whether you have twenty locations or two hundred, the decision of which POS system to use can define your operation, team culture, growth potential, and profit margins — either by unlocking opportunity, or holding you back from it.

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.

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.

Best Food Delivery Services for Restaurants in 2020

Restaurant Clicks

Ordering food in is more popular than ever, and with food delivery apps , it’s easier than ever. The market is saturated with food delivery services that offer online ordering platforms and delivery right to your door, with abundant restaurants available online.

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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Insight Into the Post-Pandemic Restaurant

This pandemic has brought permanent changes to the market and consumer behavior. But like all things, the crisis will pass, and people will start to explore how to resume normal activities. It’s crucial to ensure that your restaurant is ready to adjust and kick-start once the pandemic has passed. Here’s how to adjust your business model in order to get your restaurant back on track.

Preparing Your Bar or Restaurant for a COVID-19 Shutdown

Sculpture Hospitality

As we try to understand our day-to-day right now, we are in this with you and want to continually provide you with advice as we all navigate these uncharted waters, together.

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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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Typsy chats with. Devin Loong

Typsy

Devin Loong is a busy man.

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A New Season

Sante

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.

Protecting Revenue and Profitability During Unexpected Times

As the COVID-19 restrictions ease restaurants need strategies to adapt to crises in order to remain in business and protect profitability. The 2 ways of ensuring survival are protecting revenue and reducing costs. And the right technology can help. Read on to find out how.