November, 2019

Eight Ways to Fill Seasonal Positions Amid Record-Low Unemployment

Modern Restaurant Management

With the lowest unemployment rate we've seen in two decades, employers are definitely feeling the fact that we are experiencing a job seekers market. The problem is, as the holiday season approaches, we find ourselves in desperate need of seasonal workers.

5 Reasons Why Restaurants Are Going Cashless

Lavu

The newest tech trend in restaurants? Going cashless. You read that right. If you think a business going cashless is crazy, you’re not alone. After all, how could the oldest form of currency not be accepted as payment?

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10 Operational Challenges Restaurants Should Expect in 2020

Restaurant365

Becoming successful in the restaurant industry is difficult but staying ahead of operational challenges is even harder. To prepare for the new year, restaurant owners, operators, and managers need to start planning now.

How to Respond to Negative Reviews

LevelUp

It goes without saying that when you own or run a restaurant business, you will encounter negative feedback at some point. Even if your sales are high, your employees are happy, and business is running smoothly, you unfortunately will not be able to please everyone.

How to Manage Your Restaurant Labor Cost Percentage

7 Shifts

Before restaurants can record a profit, they need to take several expenses into account—inventory, kitchen equipment, building utilities, and of course, labor.

How To Use Email Marketing for Your Restaurants

50 Mistakes

By: Adam Guild Editor's note: While this article focuses on email marketing for restaurants, the information, links to resources, and tips and advice are easily applied to other industries. In today's hyper-visual world of social media, it may seem like email marketing is a little old-fashioned.

How to Manage Reservations at a Restaurant (In-Depth Guide)

The Eat Restaurant

In the restaurant industry, table reservations are tricky to master; you want to accommodate as many walk-ins as possible, but you don’t want to make your loyal customers wait or feel unappreciated. Prioritize the latter, and you still face the risk of no-shows and latecomers.

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Enough Yelling and Screaming: Restaurants Need Kindness in the Kitchen

Xtra Chef

I finally hit my breaking point. For months I’d been berated by senior chefs, screamed at over small details, and torn to shreds for every mistake. Then I made the cardinal sin of forgetting to remove an oxidized piece of foie gras from a dish — and the chef let me have it. This time, I snapped.

Four Effective Restaurant Marketing Ideas for 2020

Focus POS

You pour countless hours into crafting the perfect menu, creating the perfect ambiance, and training your staff for the perfect guest experience at your restaurant. But if you haven’t developed a strong restaurant marketing strategy to build your customer base, all that work could be for nothing.

Ask the Experts: How to Create the Right Culture at Your Restaurant

Buzztime Business

Culture is a huge part of any business, especially in the restaurants. We sit down with Nick Ugo to discuss building the right culture for your restaurant. The post Ask the Experts: How to Create the Right Culture at Your Restaurant appeared first on Buzztime. Restaurant Operations

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Growth Strategies for Food and Beverage Clusters

Future Food

Tea Tree Plaza, Adelaide. Growth strategies for F&B clusters, independent of the architectural envelopes they inhabit.

WHEN COOKING BECOMES MORE THAN A JOB

Culinary Cues

Typically, it starts off that way – old enough to work, they’re hiring, no experience required – it’s a job.

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Planet Grape Wine Review's Top Ten Proseccos as the Region Looks to Quality

iSanté

www.prosecco.it_.jpg. Author(s): Catherine Fallis. Teaser: A hilly corner of the Veneto in northern Italy was awarded Unesco World Heritage designation this past July, and odds are you are already familiar with it. It is the area known as Conegliano Valdobbiadene in the heart of Prosecco country.

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How Social Media Launched the Acai Berry Craze

Social Hospitality

The Acai berry market expands across the globe. According to Kenneth Research (September 2019), the Acai berry market was valued at $712 million in 2017, and it is expected to grow at a steady rate of 12.71% between 2018-2025.

How to Manage Staff Discipline in Your Café

Perfect Daily Grind

People visit cafés for their coffee, but whether they’ll stay comes down to the service they’ll receive. . Having the right staff in your café is critical for making sure customers return.

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13 Simplest Yet Creative New Year Restaurant Promotion Ideas (That You Can Actually Implement)

Bingage

So 2019 is coming to a close, people must be started planning for the evening. This is a great time to come above all the daily restaurant task like ordering and cooking the same food and serving the favourite dish of customers.

The Six Most Common Franchise Problems (And How to Solve Them)

7 Shifts

Nearly 200,000 quick-serve restaurant establishments in the United States are not owned by the company whose name is on the building.

RESTAURANT OWNERS – WHAT ARE THEY THINKING?

Culinary Cues

The more I travel, experience communities, and try their restaurants – the more I scratch my head and ask the question: “What are they thinking?” The restaurant business is one that is relatively simple in concept, yet enormously complicated to execute.

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Time Out Market Chicago Announces Nov. 21 Opening Date And Reveals Final Additions to its Stellar Culinary Lineup, an Exciting Beverage Program and Cultural Activations

iSanté

Chicago's newest destination for eating and drinking features top chefs, restaurants and bars as well as arts and culture. Time Out Market Chicago will open to the public on Thursday, November 21 at 8am.

5 Tech-Savvy Ways to Improve Your Restaurant Sales

Social Hospitality

It can be tricky to find new ways to improve your restaurant sales. Ambitious brick-and-mortar business must adapt to digital advances in order to profit. Running a restaurant business means keeping up with challenges as well as emerging tech.

Key Features of Restaurant Management Software You Must Have in 2020

Restaurant365

Restaurant management software can streamline restaurant operations, helping you become more efficient and profitable. However, not all restaurant management systems are created equal — and the tools you have access to can play a large role in your success.

Famous Dave’s: A Quarter Century of BBQ Evolution

Modern Restaurant Management

Famous Dave's is one restaurant brand that evokes salivation satisfaction. Recently celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Minneapolis-based restaurant franchise was founded on Dave Anderson's passion for BBQ.

Things Restaurants Should Be Thankful For

Transact

The food service business is a challenge, even at the best of times. And so, this Thanksgiving season, it’s good to reflect on all the miracles of technology that allow our restaurants to provide such excellent service to our customers. Refrigeration Technology.

A COOK’S ANXIETY – A MOMENT IN TIME

Culinary Cues

It’s 5:15, 120 degrees in front of the battery of ranges, and sweat is pouring down every cook’s back, dripping off their foreheads.

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A Taste of Bertani Wines

iSanté

20191130_132802.jpg. Author(s): Penny Weiss. Teaser: Bertani Winery produces an array of wine to please all palates.

Strategies For Automating Restaurant Operations

Sculpture Hospitality

In the hospitality business, who doesn’t want to streamline? Efficient operations are good for everyone. You won’t waste time on repetitive tasks. You won’t pay personnel for work you could automate. Employees will be less frustrated. Customers will enjoy better experiences.

The biggest food delivery pain points and how to solve them

Deliverect

According to a recently published report by the NRA , restaurant sales will grow to $1.2 trillion by 2030 - a growth that's very much driven by off-premise orders.

Six Menu Engineering Tips and Tricks to Impact Your Restaurant’s Bottom Line

Restaurant365

Every customer who orders from your restaurant takes a look at your menu, making it one of the most important pieces of your restaurant marketing. With this visibility, restaurant menu engineering provides a huge opportunity to grow your profits and ensure a great customer experience.

Who’s Best Able to Manage Your Changing Workplace? Your Managers

Modern Restaurant Management

Restaurants manage and deal with change daily – from menu changes to bringing on new employees. There’s also the constant struggle to ensure your labor meets the demands of your guests.

How to write a hospitality cover letter

Typsy

Whether you want to work in a restaurant, a hotel, or a tour company, your cover letter is one of the first things any hiring manager in the hospitality industry will look at. That’s why you must make a great first impression and show employers what you can bring to the table.

Planet Grape Wine Review’s Top Ten Proseccos as the Region Looks to Quality

iSanté

www.prosecco.it1_.jpg. Author(s): Catherine Fallis. Teaser: A hilly corner of the Veneto in northern Italy was awarded Unesco World Heritage designation this past July, and odds are you are already familiar with it. It is the area known as Conegliano Valdobbiadene in the heart of Prosecco country.

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Restaurant Accounting Concepts Every Manager Should Know About

Lavu

Know these five restaurant accounting practices to be in control of your business’s profitability and budget. As the owner or manager of a restaurant, when you’re aiming to grow profitability, accounting is an area where you need to be comfortable.

STAFF TRAINING

Food Business

Staff training can be just as simple and important as creating a dish “on the fly”. Training is often completed because it needs to be done. I’m fortunate to be your eyes and ears in the industry. I can share the trends and successes in the industry.

[Guide] How to Add a Restaurant to Google Maps

7 Shifts

Google Maps is an essential part of our day-to-day navigation. Considering that it’s one of the seven apps that has over a billion users, it’s a must-have tool to use for your business. To add your restaurant to Google Maps, you’ll need to create a Google My Business (GMB) account.

How Cloud Kitchen Restaurant Trend Impacts $200B Online Food Delivery Space

Modern Restaurant Management

Cloud Kitchen / Virtual Kitchen / Ghost Kitchen – they are all referred to by different names, but the concept is very evident in the names. Every restaurant has a back of house and a front of house. Cloud Kitchens are restaurants with no front of house.

10 Types Of Management Styles For Effective Leadership

Sling

Leadership skills, like most abilities in life, must be earned through practice and hard work. However, there are many different ways to be a good leader. In fact, great leaders often incorporate different types of management styles at different times. .

FINAL CALL to Enter Your Wine for Sommeliers Choice Awards

iSanté

FINAL CALL to Enter Your Wines in 2020 Sommeliers Choice Awards. Get your wines reviewed by leading sommeliers and on-premise directors of the USA. Partner promotion: FINAL CALL to enter your wines in 2019 SCA. FINAL CALL to Enter Your Wines. in 2020 Sommeliers Choice Awards.

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