August, 2021

5 Effective Ways to Build Social Proof for Your Restaurant

Social Hospitality

Social proof is the idea human beings are conditioned to copy the actions of other people with whom they relate. It’s noticeable from a young age. A child that can barely walk or talk will naturally get drawn to other children playing. Teenagers get pressured into doing things by their friends.

Restaurant Forecasting: How To, Formulas, Methods, and More

7 Shifts

Staff scheduling, inventory management, menu analysis , guest satisfaction, profitability, and so much more rest on the shoulders of accurate restaurant forecasting.


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Cline Family Cellars Introduces on-Premise Wines to support Post Covid-19 Restaurant Recovery


Family-owned and operated winery, Cline Family Cellars, is pleased to announce the launch of a new range of wines, SEVEN Continue Reading. First Press Vol. 25 No. 08 Cline Family Cellars Covid-19 restaurant recovery Seven Ranchlands

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Restaurant Floor Plans: 8 Ideas To Inspire Your Next Location


A good restaurant floor plan can mean the difference between a crowded, chaotic environment and a spacious, relaxing environment. The best option for you, your team, your customers, and your business overall is the spacious, relaxing environment.

The Future of Your Business is Waiting––Learn How AI Can Make Your Restaurant's Digital Ordering Experience Better Than Ever

Artificial Intelligence may have felt like a gimmick in the past, but it's quickly becoming an essential tool in the restaurant industry. AI-operated ordering systems are more sophisticated than ever, streamlining the process for both your customers and your staff. In our free eBook, "How AI Is Humanizing the Restaurant Ordering Experience," we break down why it's time for your business to take the next big step forward, and outline how you can make AI a reality in your restaurant.

Building a Winning CMO-CFO Relationship with Better Marketing Data

Modern Restaurant Management


Culinary Cues

The goal of every restaurant and every chef is to create memorable experiences for the guest. Somewhere in our internal job description is a desire, and even a need to build an environment of WOW!

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The 11 Employee Scheduling Best Practices + Tips for Restaurants

7 Shifts

Employee scheduling for your restaurant can be the most stressful part of your job. After tracking sales, calculating inventory, and just trying to keep your head above water, restaurant scheduling can take up a chunk out of your week. Plus, that schedule almost rarely ends up going as planned.

How To Optimize YouTube SEO for Your Restaurant

Next Restaurants

By Andre Oentoro, Contributor. If you’re a restaurant owner, then your YouTube channel may be one of the most important assets for your business. A lot of people are searching for videos about restaurants on YouTube and will find yours if it’s optimized correctly. .

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100 Inspirational Quotes For Work To Keep You Motivated


We all need a little extra motivation sometimes. This is especially true when you’re in a management position. You have dozens of responsibilities to handle, from hiring and scheduling employees to doing inventory and accounting.

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MRM Franchise Feed: Non-Traditional Dunkin’ and Boxing-Themed Concept

Modern Restaurant Management

MRM Franchise Feed features news about the restaurant franchise and MUFSO landscape. Dunkin' Explores New Opportunities. Dunkin’ unveiled its most recent non-traditional openings and growth plans for the year.

What Labor Shortage?

Download this FREE e-Book to learn the labor-saving tips your restaurant operation can use to earn more cheddar. Utilize this eBook to identify and tackle inefficiencies, work smarter, not harder, and bake end-to-end cost-savings into your business.


Culinary Cues

Identifying problems has never been a challenge in the restaurant industry – there are many. Making the effort to solve those problems is another story.

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Are Your Restaurant Job Descriptions Promoting Your Culture?


Recruitment (and retention) have long been challenges in the restaurant industry, but operators are currently having difficulty filling unprecedented numbers of open positions.

How To Run an Effective Pre-Shift Meeting

7 Shifts

When it comes to running a restaurant, every shift counts. A bad shift can lead to unhappy customers and disgruntled staff.

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Liquor Inventory: How to Choose the Best Bar Inventory Software

Sculpture Hospitality

Let’s not beat around the bush. Taking bar inventory is time-consuming, tedious and probably one of the things you drop to the bottom of the to-do list. Bar Inventory

Tips of the Trade: Optimize Your Restaurant's Google My Business Account

Get this FREE e-Book to learn how your restaurant operation can set up and manage an effective Google My Business profile. Use the eBook to create a GMB profile that will get more views, use keywords, easily develop killer content, and build momentum.

How to Write a Restaurant Business Plan (Step by Step Guide with Samples)

The Eat Restaurant

Have you decided to open a restaurant? Has it been something you've thought of doing for years and are finally in a position to make it happen?

Top Drive-Thru Tech for Keeping Guests – and Employees – Happy

Modern Restaurant Management

In the beginning of 2020, no one could have predicted where the restaurant and quick service restaurant (QSR) industry would be today. When the pandemic hit and indoor dining was prohibited, the demand for online ordering, curbside pickup and drive-thru usage skyrocketed.

10 Washington DC Food Trucks to try this Summer

Restaurant Clicks

If you ever find yourself in Washington, D.C., one thing you may or may not know – you will often find yourself in the midst of a food truck extravaganza, especially if you are visiting the downtown area in the middle of the day. Food trucks are all the craze for Washingtonians.

Restaurant Recruiting, Staffing, & Turnover Trends: What You Need to Know About Managing Restaurant Staff in 2021

Black Box Intelligence

The industry has been volatile the past year and a half — to say the least. And while things seem to be on the upswing, the industry is now facing another big hurdle: labor challenges and shortages. BLS reported that job openings reached a record high of 9.3

Comprehensive Guide to New Revenue Streams for Restaurants

Download this FREE eBook to learn how successful restaurant operators are using technology to cut costs, drive revenue and grow their businesses. In the e-Book, you'll learn how to: • Leverage customer data • Own marketing • Create and expand services.

11 Restaurant Marketing Strategies That Work in 2021 & 2022

7 Shifts

In today's highly competitive environment, restaurant marketing requires precise, dependable, and complete consumer data. Data acquired about your actual consumers can be used in both online and offline marketing campaigns.

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How to use Takeout to Accelerate Your Restaurant or Bar Profits

Sculpture Hospitality

The food and beverage inventory in your restaurant or bar is your biggest asset. Yet so many kitchens and bars are loaded with products that are never used in recipes or never sold - that’s liquid cash that’s eating into your profitability. Restaurant Operations

How to Use a Trivia Quiz for Restaurant & Pub Training, or to Keep Customers Connected

Ken Burgin

A good Trivia Quiz is a great way to lift the spirits and stretch the brain, and in the time of Covid lockdowns, it’s also an excellent way to stay connected with customers, staff and friends.

Simple Tips for Delivering Exceptional Post-Pandemic Customer Experience

Modern Restaurant Management

As we return to in-person dining across the country, restaurants are facing yet another challenge: delivering an exceptional customer experience (CX) for guests who come with high expectations after more than a year stuck at home.

New Restaurants Checklist: Ensuring Success

Developing a business plan is key when it comes to new restaurant startup success. Restaurant owners should have a clear picture of their goals, strategies, and budgets in order to determine and allocate resources properly. Read this checklist with it's 4 key steps to ensure your restaurant's success.

The Next Frontier – How the Latest Cloud Technology Can Help Restaurants Tackle Fraud, Increase Sales and Boost Profits

Restaurant Technology Guys

The adoption of restaurant technology is changing the industry at an unprecedented rate. And the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has only accelerated this trend.

Kissimmee Restaurants That You Need to Try While in Town

Restaurant Clicks

Most people, when they think of Kissimmee, think of Disney World amusement park, or maybe Epcot, because they’re both so close by.

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Restaurant Vaccine Requirements & Policies: What You Need to Know

7 Shifts

We're not out of the weeds just yet. Even as the availability of vaccines has allowed many restaurants to reopen fully, we are still far away from a world where restaurants can operate in a “post-COVID” mentality without some degree of restrictions.

How to Build a Data-driven Culture for Your Restaurant Group


For 21st-century companies, data is a powerful tool that can help improve nearly every area of business. Data can be used to streamline operations, provide better customer service, and drive strategic decisions.

Niche Solutions vs Comprehensive Platforms

Save yourself time and money – ditch the niche.

Why Restaurant Merch Is the Most Effective Marketing Tool


Reading Time: 4 minutes. As restaurants continue to explore new revenue streams in an ever-changing environment, restaurant merchandise is stealing the limelight as an innovative, fun product that does wonders to your bottom line. Besides, everyone could use a little fun this summer.

Self-Ordering Kiosks: One Solution to the Current Labor Shortage

Modern Restaurant Management

The food and beverage industry is on a hiring frenzy. With pandemic-related restrictions being eased and dine-in being allowed again, restaurant owners are in need of a lot of staff.

Why Adopting Digital Menus Is Easy And Better With Restaurant POS System

The Restaurant Times

Digital menus are the menus that are presented to customers as soft-copy. They are visible on a screen and generally give them the option to order online. They can be accessed via QR codes, websites, or mobile apps directly by the customers without any assistance from the restaurant staff.

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Protecting Your Customers: How to Scale Your Food Safety Culture Across Multiple Locations

Hot Schedules

Protecting Your Customers: How to Scale Your Food Safety Culture Across Multiple Locations. T he CDC estimates 48 million cases of foodborne illness across the United States in a given year.

Where Are the Hourly Workers? Finding Hourly Applicants in Today's Labor Market

Learn about 6 compelling insights that are contributing to the current hourly shortage, and uncover 4 actionable strategies to help you boost applicant flow up to 9x - even in today’s labor market.