May, 2022

How Restaurants Can Combat Inflation with the Top-Down and Bottom-Up Method to Profitability

Restaurant365

This article by Morgan Harris, Co-Founder and Chief Customer Advocate at Restaurant365 and featured in Modern Restaurant Management. While we’re all ready to put the pandemic behind us, many industries are still dealing with the disruptions left in its wake.

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Managing Inventory with Quality Data and Automation

Modern Restaurant Management

Accurate inventory management is crucial to running a successful business because it directly impacts a company’s bottom line and is key to maximizing profits.

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How to Increase Your Restaurant’s Website Traffic Using Social Media

Next Restaurants

Did you know that 60% of customers read an online review first before going to a restaurant? Additionally, 42% of U.S. customers tried out a restaurant for the first time because of its social media posts.

THE MOMENT WHEN YOU ARE IN THE ZONE – PART I

Culinary Cues

As a cook or chef there are many days that go well and a few that challenge the best. There are times when a service kind of clicks and the night ends without any problems – these are nights that allow you to feel good about what you do and the level of skill that you have built.

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Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template

When it comes to benefits, communication is critical. To help you easily explain your offerings at open enrollment, Paycor created an open enrollment sample letter (and a few tips). Download this free Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template today.

How to Build (and Maintain) Epic Restaurant Culture

7 Shifts

The restaurant industry has long been associated with long hours, hot-headed chefs, and an intense working environment that only the most passionate could handle. But that's been slowly changing over the past few years.

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Why don’t more producers market their own coffee?

Perfect Daily Grind

Coffee is one of the most economically significant agricultural commodities in the world. According to data from the International Coffee Organisation (ICO), around 167.58 million 60kg bags were consumed between 2020 and 2021.

How ‘Phygital’ Marketing Improves Customer Engagement for Restaurants

Modern Restaurant Management

One of the most impactful ways to target your audience is through location-based marketing. Nine out of 10 people who own a smartphone use it for information regarding their location, which allows vendors to access relevant and timely data in a nonintrusive way.

BOHA! AT THE NATIONAL RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION SHOW 2022

Transact

The BOHA! team is excited to return to the National Restaurant Association Show, beginning on May 21 st , 2022. We can’t wait to show you how our technology creates a better back-of-house. Located at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL, this show is the largest foodservice show in the western hemisphere.

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A CHEF’S ADVICE TO 2022 CULINARY GRADUATES

Culinary Cues

A retired NFL coach would rally his team before a game with the words: “Where would you rather be than right here, right now?” This is a sentence that sums up the life’s work of these athletes, a culmination of talent, hard work, and perseverance.

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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.

[Guide] Conquer Swing Shift Scheduling for Restaurants

7 Shifts

The 9 to 5 workday is common in many industries—but not in restaurants. The hospitality industry calls for early mornings and late nights, which means a normal scheduling approach doesn't exactly fit in a restaurant.

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Biz Tip: Great Resignation

Food Business

I know so many restaurants are still trying to deal with the Great Resignation, and restaurants are a tough challenge. This episode is a very simple approach to hiring.

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How has technology changed in the coffee industry over the last few years?

Perfect Daily Grind

The third wave of coffee is synonymous with a focus on the craft of producing, roasting, and brewing great coffee. Generally speaking, third wave coffee consumers are increasingly focused on the technical skills of farmers, roasters, and baristas.

Three Ways to Make Your Employees Feel Valued 

Modern Restaurant Management

The COVID-19 pandemic didn’t only change how we work – it changed what we want in a work environment. Millions of employees are quitting their jobs in search of deeper job satisfaction, better work-life balance, and exceptional company culture.

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10 Ways to Keep Your Hourly Employees

Getting and keeping hourly workers is no longer as simple as offering them more cash. Employees have options. But this guide from Paycor will help you put your best foot forward to recruit, retain, and develop hourly workers so you can remain competitive.

12 Steps for Hiring Quality Seasonal Employees

Restaurant365

Temporary employees can be a cost-efficient solution to help your restaurant remain productive and profitable during the busy summer season without sacrificing the quality of service expected of your brand.

THE LINE IN THE SAND WITH RESTAURANT PRICING

Culinary Cues

I get it, profit in restaurants is sometimes hard to come by. We deal with highly perishable goods, unpredictable customer behavior, swinging door staffing, and constantly escalating cost of goods.

[Podcast] The state of the QSR and FSR industries with Danny Klein, Editor at Food News Media

7 Shifts

Episode Summary. As editor at Food News Media , Danny Klein has a 30,000-foot view of everything that's going on in our industry. So from curbside pickup to QR codes, to the labor shortage to loyalty, Danny has a ton of thoughts to share.

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City Hope Provides Food, Support, and Normalcy for the Under-Housed and Homeless in San Francisco’s Tenderloin

Cheetah

Reading Time: 3 minutes. I walked into City Hope with a job and walked out with a mission. Tucked away in a dingy back alley in the Northwest corner of the Tenderloin district in San Francisco sits an unassuming set of doors, secured by an unassuming metal gate.

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!

78: SOKO Butcher in Takoma Park

Food Business

SOKO Butchery is our third butcher on Holy Guacamole. Chef Brad Feikert , chef/owner is nurturing his business in Takoma Park, MD with his own chef-led style.

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Reporting Best Practices in the Restaurant Industry

Modern Restaurant Management

More industries are becoming highly data-driven and the restaurant industry is no exception. Big data may seem like a tech-savvy buzzword, but it's a hot topic of conversation for a good reason. Everything nowadays is trackable.

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Understanding Your Restaurant Staff Hiring Analytics

Restaurant365

Restaurant staff hiring continues to be a conundrum for restaurant operators. Labor shortages substantially affect the restaurant industry and the cost associated with running a restaurant business.

BUILDING A RESTAURANT FAMILY

Culinary Cues

The most important room in a home is the kitchen. This is the hub of activity, the space that portrays unity, defines tradition, nourishes the body and mind, and sets the tone for communication.

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7 Ways To Avoid Today's HR Compliance Risks

With remote work on the rise, salary history bans in effect, and Fair Workweek laws passed, HR compliance has become more challenging. Discover the 7 most prominent HR compliance hurdles of today, and learn how to avoid them detailed in Paycor’s recent guide!

Little Known Beer Facts: Gose

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 . Gose (pronounced GOH-zeh) .

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How to Improve Restaurant Operations

FreshCheq

Did you know that most restaurants survive on a 6.2% profit margin ? As a result, you have to stay on top of your restaurant's operations. Otherwise, a little mistake or mismanagement will result in your business failing. Restaurant Management

How to Improve Restaurant Purchasing for Higher Profit Margins

Sculpture Hospitality

It’s rare for restaurateurs to get to the next ordering day with no leftovers, no spoilage, and no last-minute menu changes. Even the best restaurant managers struggle with food purchasing and forecasting. Restaurant Operations

How Restaurants Can Drive Profits and Growth During a Perfect Storm

Modern Restaurant Management

Soaring prices, continued supply chain disruptions, and ongoing staffing shortages are creating a perfect storm for restaurants. Food and labor costs are elevated and expected to remain high in 2022 , negatively impacting restaurants’ profit margins.

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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.

R365 Brings Restaurant Technology Innovation & Celebration to 2022 Show

Restaurant365

After two long years, the National Restaurant Association’s annual show will finally reopen its doors from May 21 to 24 inside Chicago’s iconic McCormick Place.

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THE THRILL OF OPENING YOUR OWN RESTAURANT

Culinary Cues

Well, there is little that can be said to those who have caught the restaurant fever – you know, when that opportunity finally knocks, and you have your sights on a café with your name on it. The feeling is hard to describe – a cross between elation and shear panic.

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Are coffee & sports partnerships becoming more popular?

Perfect Daily Grind

The benefits of drinking coffee before exercise have been well-documented over the years by many healthcare professionals. But what about the wider relationship between sports and coffee? Around the world, sports teams have partner with a range of brands seeking promotion.

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