September, 2021

Tip Pooling Tools to Easily Manage Tips at Your Restaurant

7 Shifts

Tipping practices are in constant conversation in the restaurant industry. There have been a number of ways in which restaurant owners have tried to create a more equitable system for employees to earn consistent, fair wages to improve retention.

Restaurant Hiring in Today’s Reality

Modern Restaurant Management

Every restaurant owner, operator, and manager are currently asking themselves: how do I hire restaurant employees in today’s labor market?

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How to Write the Perfect Restaurant Mission Statement: Guide + Examples

7 Shifts

Learn how to write a killer restaurant mission statement to be among the select few that can. Restaurant mission statements matter whether you're opening a restaurant or refreshing your brand.

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Culinary Cues

It’s time to accept where we are, listen and understand where we might be going, put aside our frustrations and begin to establish a working strategy that is based on what is inevitable.

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Niche Solutions vs Comprehensive Platforms

Save yourself time and money – ditch the niche.

Charlotte Restaurants for an Amazing Dining Experience

Restaurant Clicks

Charlotte is one of the most beautiful and fastest-growing cities in the United States. Known as a major business and financial hub, many professionals find their way to the greater Charlotte area. Some come to visit to see attractions such as the NASCAR hall of fame.

Successful Restaurant Accounting for Non-Accountants


Every business relies on good accounting, but it is especially true in the competitive restaurant industry. Whether you’re a bookkeeper, accountant, restaurant owner, or store-level manager, understanding the basics of accounting can pay dividends for your business.

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Food Chain Crisis Explained: Supply Disruptions & Rising Prices


Reading Time: 5 minutes. Heinz nearly ran out of ketchup packets this year, practically triggering a nationwide ketchup shortage. A surge in demand caused by the delivery and take-out boom is partly the reason. But the root cause runs deeper than that.

How to Manage Multiple Restaurants and Locations

7 Shifts

Managing multiple restaurant locations is a good challenge to have. It means guests love the food you serve so much that one location simply won’t cut it — and you get to serve more customers, generate more revenue , and expand your business.


Culinary Cues

Twenty years ago, yes twenty years, our lives changed forever. When those terrorists without a soul, with evil and hate in their hearts chose to attack innocent people who were just going about their lives and sent a message to America and the world that life is not precious and never guaranteed.

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Where to Get Delicious BBQ Food in Washington DC

Restaurant Clicks

There is no other food that will make you reminiscent of Summer all year long other than Barbeque food. Being served wet napkins before a meal lets everyone know that good eating is about to commence.

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.

The 20 Most Unique Restaurant Ideas Around The World


Dining, at its heart, is all about the food. But there are only so many ways to cook chicken, and it seems like they’ve all been done. So what’s a discerning restaurateur to do to make her restaurant stand out ? Offer a distinctive dining experience as well as delicious food.

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The Keys to Offering Both In-House and Third-Party Delivery

Modern Restaurant Management

Delivery is an essential part of restaurants nowadays, which is why there are more restaurants partnering with third-party delivery services, even if they already have their own in-house delivery. But the only thing harder than managing one delivery system is simultaneously managing two.

Meet the Team: Migdalia Rodriguez

Bottleneck Management

General Manager: Migdalia ‘Miggy’ Rodriguez. Migdalia ‘Miggy’ Rodriguez’s career with Bottleneck Management began in 2016 as a server at Old Town Pour House in Chicago and after only four years she was promoted to General Manager.

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Restaurant Management Software: Everything You Need To Know

The Restaurant Times

The restaurant industry is evolving at an incredible rate. Running a restaurant comes with long and short-term problems that will exhaust you if you don’t have any assistance or prior experience.

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.

Time Clock Rules for Hourly Employees

7 Shifts

Overtime, clocking in, rounding hours, and local regulations can make restaurant payroll a nightmare. Labor is one of the largest expenses in the industry, and mistakes can irreparably damage a restaurant's reputation and bottom line.

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Our Favorite Places to Eat in Baltimore

Restaurant Clicks

People call Baltimore, Maryland, “Charm City” for many reasons, but one of the most significant is its wide offering of cuisines.

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How to Add 'Book Now' button On Instagram (Hidden Booking Feature)

The Eat Restaurant

For many restaurants, Instagram has essentially become their main presence on social media. This is because, despite the sheer number of other social media sites geared towards acquiring a following online, Instagram does the best job of generating interest for restaurants. Increase Reservations

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How Restaurant Owners Can Leverage POS Technology To Help Offset Rising Food Costs

Modern Restaurant Management

Across the country, prices for food are reaching all-time highs as inflation picks up and COVID-19 restrictions loosen, driving more consumers to resume dining, shopping and traveling. Food costs have climbed 0.8

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The Restaurant Technology Buyer's Checklist

Evaluating new technology for your growing restaurant enterprise tends to be a long, murky, burdensome process. After helping dozens of companies on their restaurant management solution selection journey, we’ve identified the common factor in finding the right fit: precise, thoughtful research. In this simple guide, we highlight the twelve most essential research areas that technology evaluators need to include in their evaluation journey. Download the guide today.

Restaurant Hiring in Today’s Reality


This article was published in Modern Restaurant Management. September 7, 2021 by John Moody, . The Restaurant Labor Shortage. The restaurant industry is back to busy, with full indoor capacity and a dining public eager to eat out.

How to Count Liquor Inventory in Your Bar: The Complete Guide

Sculpture Hospitality

Your accounting period is coming to a close and it’s time to conduct your dreaded liquor inventory count. At best it’s incredibly boring, at its worst it’s time-consuming and expensive. Bar Management Bar Inventory

10 Common Employee Scheduling Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)

7 Shifts

Employee shift scheduling for your restaurant can be much more complex than it seems. From managing overtime hours, to employee time off and availability, to making the right calls when it comes to who and when, scheduling takes a lot of time and mental energy.

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Where to Get Delicious Sushi in Chicago

Restaurant Clicks

People often venture into the Windy City for the culture, sights, fantastic shopping, and of course, the wide variety of restaurants and cuisines, sushi included. You can get a direct flight from most airports, take in a baseball game (Cubs or White Sox?),

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.

24 Facebook Marketing Ideas and Strategies for Restaurants

The Eat Restaurant

With over a billion active users on Facebook as of 2017, the social media giant is making itself one of the most attractive outlets for restaurant marketers.

New & Notable: TEAM Schostak Celebrates 40, AI in Food Service and Beachy Tech

Modern Restaurant Management

New & Notable spotlights the latest news restaurateurs need to know. TEAM Schostak Family Celebrates Anniversary and Employees.

Developing a Long-Term Hiring Strategy for Your Restaurant Group


Staffing your restaurant with a great team is critical to success. Your individual hiring decisions define your company culture over the long term, impacting both the customer experience and employee retention.

Independent Property Developments, Big or Small, are Creative, Best In Class Food Precincts.

Future Food

West Melbourne Waterfront Precinct by Perri Projects. Independent Property Developments, Big or Small, are Creative, Best In Class Food Precincts. Future Food gets to work on large projects, and we love the city shaping scope of a big development.

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.

10 Top Restaurant Technologies To Evolve Your Business

7 Shifts

If the past few years have taught us anything, it's that restaurant technology is no longer a nice-to-have. It's a necessity for building a modern and future-proof restaurant.

Where to Get Delicious Steak in Pittsburgh

Restaurant Clicks

Pittsburgh is the perfect mix of college town, historical and cultural hot spot, and beautiful natural scenery in the form of parks, river walks, and hundreds of iconic bridges. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, this picturesque city is bound to enchant you.

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How to Pick the Best Bar Inventory Software

Sculpture Hospitality

Bar inventory software, known as a bar inventory management system , is a technology that integrates with your point-of-sale (POS) system to automate and centralize the processes associated with managing your bar inventory. Restaurant Inventory Bar Inventory

MRM Research Roundup: Mid-September 2021 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

This edition of MRM Research Roundup features Canadian dining trends, American eating patterns, best and worst cities for burgers and pumpkin spice to the rescue. Hiring Crisis Facts.

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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.