March, 2022

Spring Break Travel is in the Forecast: How to Attract Tourists to Your Restaurant


Spring Break is right around the corner! According to Vacasa’s 2022 Spring Travel Trend’s survey, one thing is clear: everyone needs a break this spring. The survey showed that: More than half (56%) of Americans are planning a trip this spring.

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Fraud and Cybersecurity Trends: What the Restaurant Industry Needs to Know

Modern Restaurant Management

A lot of people would assume that fraud in the restaurant industry doesn’t extend beyond dine-and-dashers and bad cheques, but those with experience in the industry, especially at the level of popular franchises and chains, will tell you that fraud is more common than most people recognize.

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A Series by Hunger Rush. Management Maximizing Profits Vol. 26 No. 03 #management #restaurantmanagement #restaurantprofits

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Culinary Cues

March 9 was National Dish Washer Day. I’m not sure who decided that this declaration be made, but for those of us in the restaurant business – it is so appropriate.

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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.

22 Restaurant Advertising Ideas Driving Guests To Tables In 2022

7 Shifts

After two years of only being able to order takeout and having to wear a mask when not at the table, restaurants are poised to bounce back in 2022. The National Restaurant Association projects restaurant sales will hit $898 billion this year -more than $200 billion more than in 2021.

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Hiring Restaurant Staff, Part 1: Tips for Optimizing Job Postings


Hiring restaurant staff is top of mind in the restaurant industry. The restaurant staff shortage has severely impacted restaurant operations, from reducing operating hours to lessening the guest experience. Why is there a shortage of restaurant workers?

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To Mitigate ‘The Great Resignation’ Refocus on the Employee Experience

Modern Restaurant Management

The landscape of the restaurant industry has changed forever due to Covid and the operational complexities that the pandemic introduced.

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The Future of Your Business is Waiting?


Learn how AI can make your restaurant's digital ordering experience better than ever. Management Maximizing Profits Vol. 26 No. 03 #restaurantmanagement #restaurantprofits management

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Culinary Cues

Are you thinking about owning a restaurant? You are not alone if the thought of putting your name on a restaurant awning has crossed your mind. One of the most tempting forays into entrepreneurship is the restaurant business. How hard can it be – right?

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Investing in Customer Experience Pays––Really Well

Discover why great customer experience is your restaurant's ultimate ROI. Download this free guide to learn how customer experience drives repeat business and profits, and how employee satisfaction affects customer satisfaction.

17 Awesome Ways To Motivate Your Restaurant Employees

7 Shifts

A restaurant earns its reputation primarily from two things: its food and its service. In order to deliver on both these accounts, it's critical to cultivate an environment where people — customers and staff alike — want to be.

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Restaurant Management Software: A Comprehensive Roundup

Aaron Allen & Associates

Running a restaurant is hard work. There are so many things to think about — from inventory management to restaurant payment and billing and more — it can be difficult to keep track of it all. That’s where restaurant management software comes in.

Employee Retention: How To Retain Employees For Small Businesses


Employee retention should be high on every manager’s priority list. If it’s not, you run the risk of your best employees leaving for greener pastures. That, in itself, is a huge problem because now you have to find a qualified replacement in addition to your normal daily responsibilities.

‘Bring the Dining Room Experience to the Windows’

Modern Restaurant Management

To get a pulse on QSR trends in 2022, Modern Restaurant Management magazine reached out to David Vance, Vice President of QSR at Mood Media, an on-premise media solutions company dedicated to elevating the customer experience.

The Ultimate Guide to Switching POS Providers

Change is good. Changing to a new POS system is even better. Goodbyes are never easy. But if your POS system isn't meeting your needs, then it's time to say sayonara. But before you officially switch POS providers, there are a few things to keep in mind. Download the guide to learn more.

Bar Inventory Management: Understanding Standard Pours

Sculpture Hospitality

Standard pours are what bars and restaurants typically serve to guests when alcoholic beverages are ordered, and by doing them right they can help boost your overall success. Bar Management


Culinary Cues

I would assume that many chefs who read this article – at least the ones from my generation have reflected on where they are, what they have done, and what they are still able to do.

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How National Coney Island Uses 7shifts to Bring Together 16 Locations

7 Shifts

Executive Summary. Region: Great Lakes. Number of Locations: 16. Restaurant Type: Quick Service. Problem : Manual scheduling processes that took too much time, siloed operations, and didn't resonate with a younger, tech-saavy workforce.

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8 Tips for Mastering Cost-Free SEO for Restauranteurs


This article was written by Katie Fairchild, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Restaurant365 and featured in Hospitality Technology. Don’t leave it to chance that search engines will automatically return your website when a search is conducted.

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Think You're a Restaurant Customer Experience Expert?

Can investing in customer experience earn your restaurant higher revenue and repeat business? Test your know-how with HungerRush's quick, five-question quiz.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Running Restaurant Promotions


We know that saving money is the #1 concern for restaurant owners and managers everywhere. Facing notoriously low profit margins , it’s easy to shy away from the idea of selling your food for a smaller profit.

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Why Your Restaurant Needs Front-of-House Automation Workflows

Modern Restaurant Management

Restaurants are making use of workflow automation to increase efficiency in numerous ways inlcuding customer service automation and sales and marketing automation. Automating customer service tasks helps to improve the customer experience.

5 Common Causes Of Bar and Restaurant Inventory Shrinkage

Sculpture Hospitality

When shrinkage is substantial, it can significantly decrease your restaurant or bar’s profitability. You will find restaurant and bar inventory shrinkage when you reconcile your inventory with your accounting records and find that you have less inventory on the shelves than your books say you should.


Culinary Cues

From first-in, first-out in the walk-in cooler to how you fold side towels and where your knives are placed – it is organization that allows a kitchen to run efficiently and keeps the mood and pace of the restaurant in sync.

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The Ultimate Guide to the Best Restaurant POS Systems

No restaurant POS system is a one-size-fits-all solution. And with so many options out there, finding the best restaurant POS system for your venue can be a lot of work. Get the key details of the best restaurant POS systems here.

[Data] Fast Casual Restaurant Trends: Sales and Labor

7 Shifts

Coming out of 2020, few restaurant types were better prepared for the new normal than quick service and fast casual. They had streamlined menus, more digital presence than their full-service counterparts, and dining rooms weren't an integral part of the fast casual experience.

Exploring AI in coffee roasting

Perfect Daily Grind

In recent years, there’s no doubt that we’ve seen the rise of artificial intelligence in a number of industries. Coffee roasting is no exception, and with the growing prevalence of automation in the sector over the past couple of decades, AI is an obvious next step.

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72: Greenbow Farm Butcher Allison Miller

Food Business

We are heading to a butcher shop on a farm in Ellenburg, Washington State. That’s a bucolic sounding scene. It’s a place in a community where their customers can pick up fresh meat, take it home, and prepare dinner.

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The Digital Foodie: Top Trends That Will Drive 2022 Restaurant Marketing

Modern Restaurant Management

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to throw curve balls, the restaurant business is getting knocked back down just as it was starting to recover.

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Niche Solutions vs Comprehensive Platforms

Save yourself time and money – ditch the niche.

How To Reduce Inventory Shrinkage At Your Bar or Restaurant

Sculpture Hospitality

In our last blog, we talked about what inventory shrinkage is for bars and restaurants and the top five causes. If you have already read the blog, you know that inventory shrinkage happens when you have less inventory on the shelf than is recorded in your records. Restaurant Inventory Bar Inventory


Culinary Cues

It is something quite hard to explain – a fascination, a bit of fear, a desire, something to marvel at, and even something to try and control.

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The Top 24 Restaurant Management Apps for Owners and Operators

7 Shifts

Restaurant technology has revolutionized the way that restaurants are managed - replacing arduous and tedious task management with efficiency, automation, and clarity.