November, 2022

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How to write a restaurant marketing plan that puts butts in seats [Ideas and Strategies]

7 Shifts

Restaurant owners and operators wear a lot of hats. They're people leaders, customer service providers, line cooks, inventory managers, occasional bartenders, public relations reps, number crunchers, and even marketers. We live in a world where diners are inundated with choices.

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Restaurant Inventory Management Technology Improves Efficiency

Restaurant Technology Guys

Restaurants need the latest and most efficient restaurant inventory management tools to ensure a smooth business flow and stay completely stocked and informed. The post Restaurant Inventory Management Technology Improves Efficiency appeared first on Restaurant Technology Guys.

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Five Common Seasonal Hiring Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Modern Restaurant Management

The inevitable cycle of seasonal-driven activity fluctuations occurs each year, but it can still catch the restaurant industry off guard if they’re not prepared.

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The ultimate guide to restaurant technology for restaurant owners

Open for Business

Restaurant technology has changed everything about the way people do business today.

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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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Should Your Restaurant Have a Social Media Manager?

Restaurant Engine

Do you have time for regular posting? If not, a social media manager can help. As a restaurant owner or manager, it can be hard to know when to hire help, especially when it comes to digital marketing.

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3 Ways to Always Have New Things to Try on Your Menu

The Rail

By Jill Goodwin, Contributor Just like all fads, food trends come and go. If you want your restaurant to stay popular, relevant, and exciting, you have to keep on introducing new dishes and drinks. While customers may have a few favorites, a menu that never changes gets boring, fast.

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Surviving the Cost of Living Crisis: Supporting Your Staff

Bizimply

Read these tips on supporting your staff through the cost of living crisis. Their wellbeing is important to maintain productivity and morale. The post Surviving the Cost of Living Crisis: Supporting Your Staff appeared first on Bizimply. Workforce Management

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Complicated Hiring Practices Drive Candidates Away.  Make Them Simple

Modern Restaurant Management

Hiring remains a significant challenge for the restaurant industry. According to the National Restaurant Association, 70 percent of operators report not having enough employees to meet customer demand, and three out of four say they will commit more resources to employee recruitment and retention.

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10 ways restaurants can win holiday regulars in 2022

Open for Business

Around 80% of people will dine out this holiday according to the most recent OpenTable diner survey. Many of those meals will be special celebrations on red-letter days, but that’s far from the only reason people need restaurants this time of year.

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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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THE SOUL OF A RESTAURANT

Culinary Cues

I may be in the minority, but I have always felt, and often promoted, that restaurants can and occasionally do serve a higher purpose. Since those early days as an apprentice and maybe even before as a 16-year-old dishwasher, I saw something special in restaurant life.

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5 Ways to Develop Your Restaurant's Tip Strategy, According to Experts

7 Shifts

If you walked down Valencia Street in San Francisco and polled ten restaurants on how they managed tips , there's a good chance they would each say something different. There are 101 ways to dole out restaurant tips - from percentages to points to whether kitchen staff gets a share.

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Little Known Beer Facts: Double IPA

Bottleneck Management

We hope to be able to teach you something new about your favorite pours and encourage you to try new ones with this series exploring different beer styles. Cheers! Style Spotlight . Double IPA. Overall Taste: An intensely hoppy, fairly strong, bitter pale ale.

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How to Open a Bar – 6 Expert Tips to Starting Your Own Bar

Harbor Touch

Are you thinking about opening your own bar? This can be a very lucrative business venture, but it is essential to do your research first. There are many things to consider when opening a bar, from the type of establishment you want to open to the licensing and zoning requirements in your area.

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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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How Restaurants Can Attract and Retain Workers Tempted by Retail Holiday Job Offers

Modern Restaurant Management

Restaurants are still suffering from a labor shortage – according to the National Restaurant Association , as of September 2022 “eating and drinking places [were] still 560,000 jobs (or 4.5%) below their pre-pandemic staffing levels – tops among all U.S. industries.”

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Improve Restaurant Services With Handheld POS Devices

Restaurant Technology Guys

The restaurant industry is rapidly advancing when it comes to integrating technology. The handheld POS device is one piece that is making things easier for restaurants and customers.

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CHEFS – SIGN YOUR PLATES

Culinary Cues

Push it out, how many covers, lock, and load, finish strong, over the hump, wrap it up: this the language of the kitchen during service, these are the timestamps like the number of quarters in a football game or innings in baseball.

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30 Bar Game Ideas + How To Choose The Perfect Game For Your Customers

7 Shifts

Drinks, food, games? More and more often, we see games of all kinds played at bars, breweries, and cafes. These establishments are gathering places for friends, families, couples, and communities, and games can help create a more welcoming, fun, and inclusive 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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Black Box Intelligence™ Announces GuestXM, Defining [the] Next Generation of Customer Experience Management for Restaurants

Black Box Intelligence

New platform enables multi-location restaurants to quickly and accurately predict and respond to customer needs and local market trends at scale to grow their businesses.

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The Intersection of Employee Training and Operations Execution: 4 Insights for Operators

Crunchtime

As critical functions in multi-unit restaurants, training and operations are inherently intertwined. Because operations leaders are focused on creating scalable processes, and helping teams better execute the work they do every day, training is a critical factor for success.

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Why Your Restaurant Should Prioritize Order Accuracy

Modern Restaurant Management

Here’s an important – but often overlooked – truth for the restaurant industry: To make your customers to feel valued and appreciated, you must get their orders right! All too often, restaurants are fumbling on that basic principle.

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159. Restaurant Technology Guys Podcast Ep. 159 – ComData the originators of PayCards talk the value of daily pay in the restaurants

Restaurant Technology Guys

Brian Radin Bio: Join Jeremy and Brian Radin to talk about how PayCards can help restaurants with retention and hiring. Brian Radin is the President of Comdata Prepaid.

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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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A RESTAURANTS HIGHER CALLING

Culinary Cues

I have always loved the restaurant business.

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The restaurant industry needs to step up for women. We asked four leaders how to do it.

7 Shifts

When I was 16, my 21-year-old coworker at a well-known fast-food chain asked for my phone number. He assured me he would only use it to trade shifts. Later that night, he texted me, asking what I was doing. My managers also used code names based on menu items to “rate” female customers.

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How can controlled fermentation processing methods enhance coffee flavour and quality?

Perfect Daily Grind

In the specialty coffee industry, it’s no understatement that experimentally processed coffees have become increasingly popular in recent years. More and more producers are using new and innovative processing methods, with fermentation playing a significant role in many of them.

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Winning Customers by Igniting Hospitality

Foodable

Listen to "Winning Customers by Igniting Hospitality | Season 1, Ep. 6: Peter Sclafani" on Spreaker.

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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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How Insurance Needs Differ for Traditional Restaurants v. Mobile Food Businesses 

Modern Restaurant Management

Traditional sit-down restaurants and mobile food businesses have uniquely different needs when it comes to insurance. While there is some overlap in coverage needs, it’s important to understand the differences when it comes to insuring your business.

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Restaurant Management: 7 Ways to Make Running Your Restaurant Easier

FreshCheq

Did you know that 53 percent of US restaurants are independent? For independent businesses and chains alike, seamless restaurant management is crucial. Restaurant Management

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A PROUD HISTORY FOR THE KITCHEN MAJORITY

Culinary Cues

Yep, I know there are bruises and wounds to heal, any industry has their share.

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