Sat.Jul 03, 2021 - Fri.Jul 09, 2021

How to Market for Your Restaurant’s Niche

Indoor Media

People go to different restaurants for different reasons. Let’s say you live in a busy downtown area with dozens of different eatery choices. You probably have your weekday breakfast spot. There’s a weekend brunch spot.

How Restaurants Can Grow Their Average Check Size

The Eat Restaurant

Average check size is an important restaurant metrics with a quite simple formula: Management

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Why Bar Inventory Management is Crucial to Post-Pandemic Success

Sculpture Hospitality

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, bar owners around the world have learnt a number of lessons about managing their businesses during challenging times. Perhaps no lesson, however, has been as important as understanding cash flow. Restaurant Operations Restaurant Inventory Bar Inventory

CHEFS – MENUS FOR 2021 AND BEYOND

Culinary Cues

By now, everyone is aware that there are enormous challenges with the supply chain – brought on by the pandemic and post pandemic rush to return to normal.

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What I Wish I Knew Before Buying A POS System

For multi-unit restaurant operators, poor technology decisions have disastrous, rippling consequences. Whether you have twenty locations or two hundred, the decision of which POS system to use can define your operation, team culture, growth potential, and profit margins — either by unlocking opportunity, or holding you back from it.

Why Truth in Advertising Matters

Indoor Media

Truth in advertising is of crucial importance. You’ve likely heard people talk about it before — it’s common sense.

How to Build Restaurant Core Values

7 Shifts

For the latest episode of the 7shifts podcast, we synced up with Kelly McCutcheon of Hopdoddy Burger Bar to discuss how they came up with theirs. With 20 plus locations across the southeast U.S., Hopdoddy looks to their core values as a sort of operating system for how they do business.

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THE AGE OF RESTAURANT FREE-AGENCY

Culinary Cues

Well, I suppose desperate times call for desperate measures. If there is stability in the restaurant business – I’m not quite sure where it is.

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Four Ways To Up Your Social Media Game Post-Shutdown

Modern Restaurant Management

As vaccinations increase and COVID cases decline, consumers are finally trading the digital world for the real one and returning to their favorite restaurants. But social media will continue to play a role in their choices, perhaps an even more critical during pandemic recovery.

First Fiddle Restaurants Succeeds in Gaining Enterprise Control and Boosting Customer Retention with POSist

The Restaurant Times

First Fiddle Restaurants is one of the world’s largest F&B holding companies which operates some of India’s most iconic restaurant bars and 20+ brands with 35+ restaurants. Each brand has a unique product proposition.

Meet the Team: Chef Miguel Lopez

Bottleneck Management

Executive Chef Miguel Lopez. Chef Miguel Lopez has worked with Bottleneck Management for over ten years. He began his career as a dishwasher for South Branch Tavern and Grille and is now one of our most tenured Executive Chef’s at Bottleneck Management.

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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.

The Problems with Managing Inventory in Spreadsheets

Hot Schedules

The Problems with Managing Inventory in Spreadsheets. U sing spreadsheets for hospitality inventory management is inaccurate, inefficient, and unwise. Learn how poor inventory management could be making operators crazy and hurting your business.

Refresh Your Beverage Menu to Welcome the ‘New Normal’

Modern Restaurant Management

Whether you are an already established restaurant, or a brand-new operation, now is prime time to evaluate what customers are looking for in their dining experiences.

7 Ways to Deal With the Labor Shortage in 2021

Touch Bistro

Remember the expression, too many cooks in the kitchen ? Well, go ahead and unlearn it. In 2021, the restaurant industry is experiencing an unprecedented labor shortage that’s seeing worker resignations and job openings at an all-time high.

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Restaurants with Private Dining in Tampa Bay

Restaurant Clicks

If you’ve got a special occasion coming up and you really want your guests to be blown away, then you’re going to want to be very careful about choosing which venue you book and choose the absolute nicest one for your big event.

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.

Restaurant Technology Trends to Watch Out for in 2021

App Institute

New technology has the potential to improve and disrupt the way the restaurant industry works. While the overall concept of a restaurant may stay the same — serving or delivering food to customers — the way restaurants do this will likely continue to change.

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Why Restaurant Benefit Structures Are Unique

Modern Restaurant Management

This edition of MRM's "Ask the Expert” features advice from Trion Group. Please send questions to Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine Executive Editor Barbara Castiglia at bcastiglia@modernrestaurantmanagement.com.

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Restaurant Benchmarking Q&A with Twin Peaks

Black Box Intelligence

Twin Peaks consistently reports sales and traffic increases, attributed to making improvements on guest experience. Benchmarking is an integral part of their strategy, as learned from this Q&A. What are the building blocks of your benchmarking strategy?

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Best Boozy Bottomless Brunch Spots in Dallas

Restaurant Clicks

Dallas, Texas is a wonderful place to visit and even live in. With plenty to do and see, it’s no wonder this town is so popular. On top of all of the other sights and adventures, this city is also jam packed with great restaurants.

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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.

10 Restaurant Patio Decor Ideas For Summer

Restaurant Den

Ah, summer. The days get longer, the nights get warmer, and the restaurant patios start opening up for the season. Warm, welcoming, and comfortable – on a summer evening, a patio is the place to be.

Three Reasons Why You Should Be Using Micro Influencers

Modern Restaurant Management

It’s no secret that the influencer marketing industry is booming with billions of dollars. And to many restaurant owners, it seems straightforward: get someone with a lot of followers to promote your restaurant and food.

Want to Start Collecting Vintage Pyrex? You’ve Got Competition.

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Where to Get Italian Food in Columbus

Restaurant Clicks

Columbus, Ohio is a popular city full of amazing attractions, including some great food. From brunch, to barbecue, to sushi, this town offers numerous top-notch dining experiences. I don’t know about you, but sometimes there’s nothing better than some Italian food after a long week.

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.

Restaurant Email Marketing: Ideas and Examples to Supercharge Your Newsletter

App Institute

Did you know that 138% more money is made from customers who buy your products via an email marketing offer than from customers who don’t get your emails? Or, that email is the biggest driver of customer retention (even more effective than social media)?

Seasonality Wins ‘Share of Stomach’

Modern Restaurant Management

As we progress through a pandemic that’s kept many inside for months, guests are looking to venture out and experience unique dining moments.

6 Brilliant Restaurant Customer Service Ideas To Bring In More Guests

The Restaurant Times

Customer experience plays a crucial role in determining the success of a restaurant business. It is thus important to give your best in making customers happy by coming up with creative restaurant customer service ideas.

Best Boozy Bottomless Brunch Spots in Houston

Restaurant Clicks

As one of the better known cities in Texas, it’s no surprise that Houston is a popular travel destination and the home of many. There’s so much to do and see in this town, but believe it or not, the real attraction in my opinion, is the restaurant scene.

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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 Events: 60 Restaurant Event Ideas to Boost Business

App Institute

If you’re looking for restaurant event ideas, you’ve come to the right place. Holding an event in your restaurant or bar can be a great way to attract customers during quiet periods.

How Injecting Empathy Into Your Shift Scheduling Can Help Attract and Retain Employees Through Worker Shortages

Modern Restaurant Management

With dining restrictions lifting and restaurants’ busy season upon us, employers are ramping up hiring in order to meet the demand of the summer.

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How To Advertise Your Brand To Different Ages

Lady Boss Blogger

When promoting your brand, you want to appeal to as many people as possible. In order to do this, you must properly understand your target audience. Better understanding the demographic you are trying to appeal to can give you insights on which advertisement methods are best.

Best Boozy Bottomless Brunch Spots in Chicago

Restaurant Clicks

Chicago is a well-known city for so many different reasons. As a popular tourist destination and a spot with plenty of great attractions, it’s no surprise this town is also filled with amazing restaurants.

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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.