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Rotating Schedules and Shifts: The Ultimate Guide + Examples

7 Shifts

Restaurant schedules shuffle all the time. While some managers dread the thought of a seasonal, monthly, or weekly schedule adjustment, others rely on it. This practice of planned changes to employee schedules is known as rotating scheduling – and about 5% of hospitality employees work this way.

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How Important Is Professional Photography for Your Restaurant

Modern Restaurant Management

There are millions of food pictures on Instagram at this very moment. In fact, there’s a psychology behind “foodstagramming” that restaurateurs shouldn’t ignore. People like to share where they are, how good their food looks, and whether it lives up to the hype.

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How to Run an Efficient and Profitable Bar

Restaurant365

If we learned one thing from 2020, it’s that agility in planning matters for alcohol businesses. By this time last year, the best intentions had fallen by the wayside, and most in the industry were left to react and adapt to events in real time.

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THE BEST OF TIMES, THE WORST OF TIMES

Culinary Cues

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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.

THE DICHOTOMY OF A LINE COOK

Culinary Cues

I find it so interesting that the concept of “line cook” is an immersion in contradiction. When I look a bit deeper into the persona of individuals who choose this career path, I am a bit confused. The typical person who fills these shoes is a true dichotomy poster child: di·chot·o·my. /d??käd?m?/.

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Listen up – Food and Beverage Professionals

Culinary Cues

If you are a seasoned food service manager, a chef, or serious cook looking for that next step in your career – I have great opportunities for you.

Rotating Schedules and Shifts: The Ultimate Guide + Examples

7 Shifts

Restaurant schedules shuffle all the time. While some managers dread the thought of a seasonal, monthly, or weekly schedule adjustment, others rely on it. This practice of planned changes to employee schedules is known as rotating scheduling – and about 5% of hospitality employees work this way.

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5 Recommendations to Reduce Restaurant Prime Cost

Restaurant365

Restaurant restrictions are beginning to ease, which is good news for restaurant owners and operators. However, your restaurant probably isn’t yet back to “normal.” ” The restaurant industry landscape has changed over the last few years.

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How Pita Way Schedules 100+ Employees and Crushes Task Lists with 7shifts

7 Shifts

Inspired by the late-night Windsor kebab stand and his favorite family recipes, Brandon Bahoura created Pita Way in 2010 to bring healthy, fast Mediterranean food to the masses in Michigan. They quickly became known for their high-quality food, great service, and comfortable atmosphere.

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PPP Loans 2021: A Guide for Restaurants

7 Shifts

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans have been a ray of sunshine for restaurants, and now they've gotten an extension. President Biden recently prolonged the PPP loan deadline to May 31, 2021 , giving small businesses a few additional weeks to submit their applications.

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Insight Into the Post-Pandemic Restaurant

This pandemic has brought permanent changes to the market and consumer behavior. But like all things, the crisis will pass, and people will start to explore how to resume normal activities. It’s crucial to ensure that your restaurant is ready to adjust and kick-start once the pandemic has passed. Here’s how to adjust your business model in order to get your restaurant back on track.

Restaurant Industry Suppliers: Time to Retool and Realign

Aaron Allen & Associates

The entirety of the global foodservice industry has been turned on its head by the most disruptive force to ever hit it. The violent swings in demand and supply have devastated some businesses (restaurants led the U.S. in bankruptcies in 2020 ).

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Radical Hospitality, the Next Pivot in How Restaurants Get Staffed

Black Box Intelligence

Contributed By Joni Doolin, Co-Founder, Board Member, Advisor at Black Box Intelligence.

Delivery Apps: Why They Matter to Restaurateurs

Focus POS

Delivery Apps: They Matter to Restaurateurs. If you’re a restaurant owner, you may find yourself wondering why you should expend time, energy, and expense on integrating with third-party delivery apps like DoorDash or Uber Eats.

Just in Time: Virtual Marketplace Connecting Restaurants to Their Favorite Suppliers

Cheetah

Reading Time: 3 minutes. As if restaurant operators don’t have enough on their plates, labor shortages have made reliable workers for entry-level positions very hard to find.

I am Fourth

Hot Schedules

Blog. I am Fourth. Stories of the teams and individuals that make Fourth such a unique place to work for. T oday we are meeting with some of the team members behind MacromatiX, – Fourth’s global solution for Quick Service Restaurants (QSR).

Protecting Revenue and Profitability During Unexpected Times

As the COVID-19 restrictions ease restaurants need strategies to adapt to crises in order to remain in business and protect profitability. The 2 ways of ensuring survival are protecting revenue and reducing costs. And the right technology can help. Read on to find out how.

17 Creative Father’s Day Restaurant Specials for 2021

Touch Bistro

On the third Sunday in June, families around across North America will be celebrating Father’s Day. Dad is king for a day, which means millions of families will be on the hunt for Father’s Day restaurant specials to mark the special occasion. That’s where your restaurant comes in.

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Why Can't I Find Employees?

Sculpture Hospitality

As Covid restrictions wane, restaurants and bars are facing yet another difficult challenge: finding employees.

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Where to Get Delicious Food in University City

Restaurant Clicks

University City, a neighborhood surrounding the local universities in Philadelphia, is a popular spot to eat, drink, and explore. With the high population of young adults, there’s a lot of affordable restaurants around this area.

Is Your Brand Employment Message Ready for a Post Pandemic World?

Black Box Intelligence

Contributed By Chris Ebbeler, Marketing Director. Culture Enthusiast. Social Media Pro. Helping to bridge the gap between what your people believe and what you tell the outside world. Spent 15+ years at Brinker in Peopleworks, social media and marketing.

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What to Consider When Purchasing a Point of Sale Solution for Your Restaurant

Consumer preferences have shifted from what is trendiest to what is safest. They are looking for ordering and fulfillment options on a greater scale than ever before. The solution? A comprehensive restaurant point of sale (POS) system that helps owners gain actionable insight, master efficient operations, and become more competitive.

Where to Get Amazing Brunch in Fishtown

Restaurant Clicks

Fishtown, a neighborhood in Philadelphia, is known for the culinary, music, and art scene. As a result, it’s not surprising that Fishtown has a great variety of amazing restaurants to try.

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Our Favorite Washington DC BYOB Restaurants

Restaurant Clicks

Do you ever receive a bottle of wine so divine, you wish you could bring it to a restaurant to enjoy with your favorite meal? BYOB (Bring Your Own Bottle) options are not often advertised at restaurants, though many restaurants offer this opportunity for an additional fee, often called a corkage fee.

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Where to Get Delicious Burgers in Tampa

Restaurant Clicks

In our opinion, it’s hard to find a better combination than a char-broiled cheeseburger or hamburger and some salty, golden-brown french fries. Unless, of course, you throw in a tall milkshake on the side. In that case, we’re in heaven.

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Philadelphia’s Most Delicious Vietnamese Restaurants

Restaurant Clicks

It’s widely known that Philadelphia is a unique spot to explore, visit, and dine in. This city is full of amazing culinary experiences and different cuisines to try. When you’re in the mood for something especially delicious, I recommend Vietnamese food.

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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.

Creating a Dry Cleaning Marketing Plan From Scratch

Indoor Media

The dry cleaning business is both easy and difficult. If your business has been open for many years, you likely have a solid base of regular customers. They come in once a week to drop off their suits, and occasionally they bring items from other family members, too.

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Why Digital Forms and Contactless Kiosks Are on the Post-Pandemic Menu

Modern Restaurant Management

There’s a sense of renewal in the air as widespread vaccine distribution has people thinking about a return to pre-pandemic routines and activities, including indoor dining.

How do Groupon Restaurant Deals Work?

Indoor Media

Have you ever used Groupon? Founded in 2008 in Chicago, Groupon is a major player in the e-commerce world. The company reached a $1 billion valuation barely 16 months after they began business, the fastest any company had ever reached that major milestone.

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Where to Find the Greatest BBQ Food in Tampa Bay

Restaurant Clicks

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.

Fishtown Happy Hour Specials to Checkout This Week

Restaurant Clicks

There’s no doubt that Fishtown, a neighborhood in Philadelphia, is a great place to eat and drink. We can all probably agree that the best time to do both of those things is during happy hour.

Philadelphia Breakfast Spots to Try This Weekend

Restaurant Clicks

As home to some of the best restaurants, Philadelphia is a great spot for tourists, foodies, and any other food-lovers out there. Of these restaurants, there are numerous amazing breakfast options.

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University City Bars to Try This Weekend

Restaurant Clicks

University City, a neighborhood in Philadelphia encompassing the local universities, is home to a lot of college students, so it’s no surprise there are plenty of bars to try in this area.

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MRM Franchise Feed: flip’d and the Juicey Awards

Modern Restaurant Management

Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine's Franchise Feed offers a glimpse at what's new in the restaurant franchise and MUFSO environment. Clean Juice Celebrates Franchisees. Clean Juice®, honored its franchise partners during its annual Juicey Awards event.

Restaurant Management Masterclass

Speaker: Harlan Scott, Founder of Harlan Scott Hospitality and Industry Restaurant

Due first to necessary staffing cuts, extreme safety protocols, and now the need to rehire against outsized government stimulus, unemployment benefits and wage requirements, managing and staffing have become the most urgent conversation in restaurants today. This, adding on to the lynch-pin management style restaurants often have, has made restaurant cultures more vulnerable and volatile than ever. If your restaurant is suffering from cut staff, low morale, or ineffective training, you've come to the right place. Join Harlan Scott of Harlan Scott Hospitality, learn how to get back in control of your restaurant and your operation back on autopilot.

Different Restaurants Types Explained

Restaurant Clicks

Whether you are looking to start your own restaurant or you are simply looking for a new dining experience, there are lots of different types of restaurants to choose from.

America’s Forgotten Filling Stations

EATER

The Handy Landing Tea Room and Store in Weirs Beach, New Hampshire | weirsbeach.com. For the first half of the 20th century, hungry travelers couldn’t do better than a roadside tea room. If you happened to be traveling from Washington, D.C.

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Radical Reconsideration and the Behavior Change Opportunity for Restaurants

Modern Restaurant Management

Restaurants ranked as one the most dramatically impacted sectors of the economy during the pandemic, right up there with airlines, hotels, gyms and movie theaters.

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Our Favorite Warminster Restaurants

Restaurant Clicks

Warminster, a Philadelphia suburb located in Bucks County, is a unique place to visit and live with an urban feel. This little town has plenty of restaurants, bars, coffee shops, and more try while you visit, and there’s no doubt you’ll get hungry while you’re there.

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A Masterclass in Restaurant Digital Transformation

Speaker: Jay Coldren, Alex Barrow, and Greer Kimsey, Street Sense Team

Behaviorists say it takes 21 days to solidify a habit. 365 days of quarantine later, it's safe to say that our customers will be keeping some quarantine habits. At the center of these habits is the digital world: online ordering, advertising, booking, reviewing, etc. It will become essential for restaurants to create omni-channel experiences for customers, and to market them effectively. Join Jay Coldren and his team in this masterclass to learn the tactics for dominating the digital restaurant sphere.