June, 2020

The Five Best Text Communication Practices for Restaurants

Modern Restaurant Management

With six times the engagement of email, text messaging is revolutionizing the marketing strategies of QSR, fast food, and dine-in restaurants. Text marketing offers unique and exciting approaches to generate peak engagement and ultimately drive more successful campaigns.

Vendor Management: The Complete Guide To Working With Suppliers


Vendor management may seem like a simple enough concept. But with the rapid growth in technology, the new global scale of the economy, and the seemingly endless choice of suppliers, it’s more difficult than ever to find the best fit for your business.

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Just Cook From the Back of the Box 


The recipes on pantry food packages aren’t half bad. Pipas Imagery /Shutterstock. Back-of-the-box recipes were once the stuff of family lore, and they can still be a source of inspiration now Not too long ago, I stood helpless in the doorway to my pantry, staring at my dwindling stores.

Health & Safety Guidelines For Reopening Your Bar or Restaurant

Sculpture Hospitality

As locations are reopening, restaurant owners are getting back into the swing of things and learning new procedures and protocols set in place by local governments.

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Managing Your Restaurant’s Financial Health for a Smart Recovery


As your restaurant business begins to recover from restrictions put on it due to COVID-19, it is crucial to assess your financials and strategize your costs.

A Guide to Effective Instagram Marketing For Restaurants

Social Hospitality

Instagram has come a long way since its inception in 2010. The image-based social network now has a revenue of approximately $6.84 billion, which, in 2019, included $20 billion in ad revenue. .

Understanding Clients’ Needs for a Workable Return to the Restaurant Experience

Modern Restaurant Management

Over the past few weeks, we have met with clients, attended roundtables, observed trends and polls, and have kept our creativity flowing, to develop design solutions to help sustain our food and beverage industry partners through COVID-19 and beyond.

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Everything you need to know to get started with a cloud kitchen


Ghost kitchens, also known as cloud kitchens, virtual kitchens, and sometimes dark kitchens (we’ll use the terms interchangeably here), come in many forms, but essentially they represent what the restaurant industry looks like in the digital age.

Upcoming Restaurant Tech Trends of the Post-COVID-19 World

Goliath Consulting

The restaurant industry had to adapt to changes in consumer behavior during the COVID19 pandemic, testing out operational innovations and relying on technological solutions that allowed for social distancing and ensuring sanitation (1, 2).

What’s the Best Way to Advertise a Small Business?

Indoor Media

Every small business is unique. While we are a bit biased and believe our advertising is the first, best way to advertise for all small businesses, we also believe that every business owner should explore the best way to advertise for themselves.


Culinary Cues

Every chef has experienced it and as a result he or she will relate to the content of this article. There are times, possibly many times, when you question your own skill – whether in cooking or presenting food, or even with the operation of a kitchen.

Exceeding Restaurant Health and Safety Protocols to Instill Customer Confidence


As coronavirus cases continue to surge in many areas, restaurant operators are facing new concerns. Are we doing enough to protect our employees and customers? How can we gain their confidence in our health and safety protocols?

How Restaurant Operators Can Optimize their POS Investment in the COVID-19 Environment

Modern Restaurant Management

There have been many industries that have had to adjust to the new reality of COVID-19, but likely none have been more dramatically impacted than the restaurant industry.

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Restaurant Recovery Strategies As Restaurants Re-Open


Re-open diligently and business will come. Emiliano De Laurentiis. Let's explore some key re-opening strategies for your restaurant today and in the foreseeable future. I originally wrote about restaurant strategies for weathering the Covid-19 pandemic in March.

Back to the Future: a Revolution in Back-of-House Technology


A revolution in digital technology has swept through front-of-house foodservice operations, and its effects have been so remarkable that even industry veterans have gotten whiplash. .

The Omnichannel Restaurant: Recognizing the Importance of a Multi-Channel Strategy to Drive Sales


A few years ago, omnichannel was a concept that was applied almost exclusively to retail brands. Today, it is a successful operational model that is used by organizations across multiple industries, including the food and restaurant sector.


Culinary Cues

It has always been my experience that kitchens are the great equalizer. Sure, I know that the environment of a kitchen can sometimes be tough and abrasive, it’s hot, humid, noisy, stressful, fast paced, and somewhat unforgiving, but….all

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Operating Efficiency of Domino’s Pizza Tantamount to Google

Restaurant Engine

Domino’s Pizza (NYSE: DPZ) went public in 2004, and it has delivered a superior return to its shareholders, better even than Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL). “It’s pretty amazing,” said Joe Weisenthal.

Post-COVID19 Restaurant Marketing Themes to Help Your Business Bounce Back

Modern Restaurant Management

As we begin to assess the realities of the Post-COVID19 (CV) world, businesses everywhere are facing an unprecedented challenge: how to survive and maybe even thrive amid this extraordinary "new normal."

Cuisine Solutions Collaborates with Taffer’s Tavern Founder and CEO Jon Taffer for New Restaurant Venture


As the country faces the challenges brought on by COVID-19, two food service industry leaders join forces to revolutionize the dining experience with an innovative sous vide solution. Jon Taffer with Cuisine Solutions and CREA Team Members; Photo Credit: CSI / CREA.

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7 Fun Adventurous Happy Tips for Brazil’s Wine Regions

A Wine Story

Bento Goncalves Brasil @ Urban Farmcy. Bento Goncalves Brazil. Bento Goncalves Brasil. How far would you travel to see some of Brazil’s most luxurious wine regions? Bento Goncalves Brazil.

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Food tech: a must for the modern restaurant business


Running a successful restaurant business isn’t just about preparing tasty food and serving it to your diners. Today’s consumer wants a unique, personalized food experience that may not even take place in your restaurant.


Culinary Cues

Take a deep breath as you walk through those back doors, back into the kitchen that was so familiar, back to a place that you have missed for the past three months. Somehow you are nervous – why is that? You’re not as nervous about the virus as you are being able to hit the ground running.

Making the Shift: Transitioning from Restaurants to 7shifts

7 Shifts

7shifts’ 150+ employees come from various backgrounds and have worked in numerous industries—from video game design to healthcare. As we serve the restaurant industry, it's important to us that we prioritize candidates with previous industry experience.

Lessening Employee Anxiety as Restaurant Doors Open

Modern Restaurant Management

As more restaurants in the United States receive the go-ahead to open their doors for indoor dining, Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine reached out to industry experts on ways to calm employee anxiety. Here's some of their advice.

Responding to COVID-19’s Impact on the Restaurant Supply Chain

Goliath Consulting

by Bora Kang. The COVID-19 pandemic has proven to us all just how interconnected our food system is in the US if not, the world. The supply chain failure and the domino effect of its impact have been a wake-up call for even the veterans of the food industry.



MWW_BOVARA_11102019_CF_med res_-01616.jpg. Author(s): Bernard Kenner.

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Guest Blog: PPP Loan Forgiveness for Restaurants


On May 15, the Small Business Association (SBA) released its Loan Forgiveness Application for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The application outlines the computation for debt forgiveness.

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Culinary Cues

You can sense it in the air, you can feel it in your bones, and you can hear it in the silence – the energy that had surrounded the career of professional cook is down a few quarts.

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Reopening strategies: How to manage guest expectations


Managing guest relations can be tricky, even at the best of times. But now, as hospitality venues around the world look towards reopening with specific health and safety recommendations and requirements in mind, the guest experience will likely be a little different than it was 6 months ago.

MRM EXCLUSIVE: Creating a Culture of Cleanliness 

Modern Restaurant Management

The novel coronavirus pandemic has had an immense impact on the restaurant industry. In fact, U.S. restaurant losses for April 2020 were projected to surpass $50 billion, according to estimates from the National Restaurant Association (NRA).

Smokey Bones Successful Expansion to Ghost Kitchen Operations

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Customer Spotlight. An Interview with Smokey Bones COO. How specific long-term investments are making today’s operations more predictable & profitable. S mokey Bones is a full-service barbeque restaurant with over 60 locations across the globe.

How Ani Ramen Gave Back During COVD-19 (#BeAwesomeFeedSomebody)

7 Shifts

Ani Ramen is a boutique ramen house with five locations in New Jersey. The word “Ani” in Japanese means ‘big brother,’ which describes Ani Ramen’s philosophy when it comes to their community—by nourishing and growing local communities in the way that siblings and families do when they come together.

Smooth Roll Out of Restaurant365 at BLCO’s 29 KFC, Taco Bell and A&W Locations Kicks Off Efficiency Gains


Background. With more than 30 years in the franchising business, C21 Group/BLCO Enterprises has grown into managing 29 KFC, Taco Bell and A&W franchise locations across Canada and parts of the U.S., employing more than 700 people.


Culinary Cues

OK, so here we are: restaurants are beginning to re-open (maybe prematurely, maybe not) and we are all scared to death. We are fearful of a virus that is still out there, still scoping us out, still waiting to strike again, and we are not prepared for that.

How To Be Organized At Work: The 18 Best Tips


If you’re wondering how to be organized at work, the management experts at Sling have got you covered. Getting and staying organized may seem like a full-time job , but with these helpful tips, you’ll be streamlining your work life in no time. How To Be Organized At Work. 1) Use An App.

Four Ways to Streamline Reopening Procedures for Restaurants

Modern Restaurant Management

We’re open. Have two words ever sounded so sweet? Restaurants owners across the country are cleaning, sanitizing, and organizing in preparation for reopening in the post-COVID-19 era. Though a handful of U.S.

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