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Here Are the 2022 James Beard Foundation Media Award Winners


James Beard Foundation. Congratulations to all the winners Tonight, the James Beard Foundation announced its Media Award winners for 2022, the first awards doled out by the foundation after a two-year hiatus.

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7 Father’s Day Ideas to Drive Restaurant Sales


Written by Tony Smith, CEO and co-founder of Restaurant365 for Fast Casual. While it may take some time for kids to appreciate a father’s wisdom, Father’s Day is an annual opportunity to show Dad how loved he is. A very popular way to show the love is by taking him out to eat.

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WARNING: Restaurant Culture In Crisis

Embrace the Suck

Interview Series: Brian Duncan of Down To Earth Wine Concepts. Here is another interview from The CONQUER Online Restaurant Summit with my friend Brian Duncan. Brian always has a unique understanding and view of the world. The topic for this talk was how Restaurant Culture is in Crisis.

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Culinary Cues

There are many questions that people ask with regard to the restaurant industry, but two seem to really stand out in the post pandemic world: Why should I spend money in a restaurant? Why would I choose to support a locally owned restaurant?

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Investing in Customer Experience Pays––Really Well

Discover why great customer experience is your restaurant's ultimate ROI. Download this free guide to learn how customer experience drives repeat business and profits, and how employee satisfaction affects customer satisfaction.

How to Develop a Successful Franchise Advisory Council (FAC)

7 Shifts

What do site visits, paperwork, and meetings have in common? They all prevent franchisors from seeing the day-to-day pains and successes that their franchisees experience. Throw in dozens of locations to manage, and visibility becomes foggy.

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Why the Shift Experience Is 2022’s Answer to Staff Retention

Modern Restaurant Management

After a tumultuous few years, hourly workers across industries, including hospitality, continue to feel the strain of the pandemic. From unpredictable schedules to being denied time off, shift workers are frustrated and exhausted.

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How Much Inventory Should A Restaurant Carry?

Sculpture Hospitality

There’s nothing worse than having to eighty-six a popular menu item. Not only is it frustrating for chefs and kitchen managers, but it can also have a huge effect on customer satisfaction, leading to lost customers and negative reviews. Restaurant Inventory

[Podcast] The new customer loyalty with Phil Crawford of CKE Restaurants

7 Shifts

Episode Summary. Customer loyalty has come a long way from the paper punch card. Now it seems like every restaurant has their own app, their own loyalty programs , and their own way to reward customers and keep them coming back.

5 Restaurant Technologies Taking Root


This article was written by Mandy Wolf Detwiler for . The Solo Fleet by ElectraMeccanica has three wheels and storage for food containers. Photo by Networld Media Group. Restaurant technology has grown in the last few years.

Think You're a Restaurant Customer Experience Expert?

Can investing in customer experience earn your restaurant higher revenue and repeat business? Test your know-how with HungerRush's quick, five-question quiz.

Best Practices to Prevent Theft in Your Restaurant

Modern Restaurant Management

Restaurant theft is expensive. One study found that internal employee theft is responsible for 75 percent of inventory shortages and about 4 percent of restaurant sales. That totals between $3 and $6 billion annually.

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Abruzzo: Cantina Frentana

A Wine Story

Cantina Frentana. When most wine lovers think of Italy, red wine like Nebbiolo and Sangiovese typically come to mind. Yet the red Montepulciano grape is king in Abruzzo, a charming mountainous region bordered by the Adriatic sea.

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Using software and data to improve performance in coffee shops

Perfect Daily Grind

Technology has never been so prominent in the coffee industry. Over the past few years, the increasing use of data has helped producers, roasters, and baristas to not only improve coffee quality, but to also make their operations more efficient.

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Leveraging Data to Drive Profitability


In running a business, there are three basic levers that operators can pull to increase their bottom line. You can grow sales, lower costs, or increase margins. Learning how to pull the right lever at the right time is the key to success.

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Don't Let Delivery Apps Dash Your Restaurant's Revenue

Get our free, must-read guide to optimizing your restaurant's online ordering capabilities to maximize revenue.

Five Casual Dining Design Trends Worth Replicating

Modern Restaurant Management

While restaurants saw sales plummet during the height of the pandemic, Americans proved how much they were looking forward to dining out again once vaccination rates rose and positive COVID cases started to fall.

Abruzzo: Agriverde Winery

A Wine Story

Visiting Agriverde Winery. One of the many spectacular wineries I visited in Abruzzo during the Abruzzo Wine Experience was the Agriverde Winery.

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A guide to South Sudan’s coffee sector

Perfect Daily Grind

Despite its long history, South Sudan only became independent in 2011 – making it the newest internationally recognised country in the world. As well as Sudan, South Sudan borders Ethiopia, Uganda, and Kenya – three of the top five coffee-producing countries in Africa.

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7 Father’s Day Ideas to Drive Restaurant Sales


Written by Tony Smith, CEO and co-founder of Restaurant365 for Fast Casual. While it may take some time for kids to appreciate a father’s wisdom, Father’s Day is an annual opportunity to show Dad how loved he is. A very popular way to show the love is by taking him out to eat.

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Want Your Restaurant to Make More Cheddar?

A smarter POS system can help you drive revenue and increase profits—and that's just the tip of the iceberg. Download this free eBook to find out more.

Like Father, Like Son: Four Tips for Bringing Your Kids into Your Restaurant Business

Modern Restaurant Management

When it comes to operating a restaurant, a strong team can make or break your success. You want to make sure you can count on every one of your employees- and who better to count on than your kids?

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Understaffing: What it Is And How it Hurts Your Business


In recent years, understaffing has become a very real issue for many businesses. As long-time employees begin to retire and staff of all experience levels leave to seek their fortunes elsewhere, businesses of all types and sizes must somehow function with a skeleton crew.

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The Complete Guide to Restaurant Sanitation: Everything to Know.


Did you know that S. aureus and E. coli traces can be found on menus? They're passed from hand to hand. Plastic menus are even germier than paper. Restaurant Management

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What Should a New Employee Do for the First Week?

ExactHire - Restaurants

Are you interested in increasing new hire retention by 50 percent? How about boosting your team’s productivity by 62 percent? Then, you need a solid onboarding plan. One study found that companies with an effective onboarding plan retained 91 percent of their first-year hires.

A Bigger Piece of Pie: Lessons on Going from Small Pizzeria to City Favorite

With the lessons in this eBook, your pizzeria can reach its full potential and create a path for long-term continued growth.

Riding on the Vegan Flow, Restaurants Must Innovate and Compete

Modern Restaurant Management

When it comes to culinary preferences, veganism has exploded in popularity over the last decade, and even more so in past few years.

How can baristas maximise water quality & consistency?

Perfect Daily Grind

Around the world, specialty coffee baristas rightly focus on tweaking extraction variables to brew delicious beverages. However, as important as grind size, dose, and yield are, baristas must also pay close attention to another essential brewing variable: water.

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Customers Are Tipping Less: Here’s Why

Gecko Hospitality

Americans are tipping less than they did during the pandemic. This is according to a survey of 2,610 adults about their tipping habits in May 2022, by This shouldn’t come as a big surprise. Inflation is hovering around 8%, and gas prices averaging $5 per gallon, doesn’t help.

6 of the Latest Trends in Restaurant Operations

Black Box Intelligence

Those who work in restaurant operations are probably the most involved individuals in a restaurant’s overall success. Restaurant operations involve any and all moving parts and pieces of the daily management of a restaurant.

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Niche Solutions vs Comprehensive Platforms

Save yourself time and money – ditch the niche.

MRM EXCLUSIVE: Lessons Learned From Two Years of Socially Distanced Restaurant Management

Modern Restaurant Management

As the restaurant industry has been one of the hardest hit throughout the pandemic, restaurants have quickly adapted to the changing landscape.

Why a Chicago Restaurant Is Taking Their Most Popular Dish Off the Menu


Bing bread at Parachute. Parachute. Breaking down the food, labor, and fixed costs of Parachute’s famous bing bread We often presume to understand restaurant economics because we know what a chicken breast costs at the supermarket. “I I could make this dish at home for $5,” goes the refrain.

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Boost Profits and Productivity With Scheduling Software


Profits and Productivity; two buzz words that capture the minds of a business owner. So, why are they so important? The post Boost Profits and Productivity With Scheduling Software appeared first on Bizimply. Workforce Management

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