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The Importance of Table Touching

Modern Restaurant Management

This is an excerpt from Chicago restaurant industry veteran Ken McGarrie’s new book, The Surprise Restaurant Manager, which aims to help solve a common, but rarely addressed problem in the industry.

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Bar Inventory Spreadsheet or Bar Inventory System: What’s Best?

Sculpture Hospitality

Counting, managing and successfully maintaining your bar inventory seems simple at first glance, yet many bars are using time-consuming, ineffective and inaccurate processes that lead to hidden costs and lost profits. Restaurant Operations Restaurant Inventory Bar Inventory

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How Technology Has Changed the Restaurant Industry

FreshCheq

Technology has shaped the way that restaurants do business, especially following the COVID-19 outbreak.

WHEN YOU THINK YOU HAVE HAD ENOUGH OF KITCHEN LIFE

Culinary Cues

This appears to be one of those times of reflection – a time when those hard working people in kitchens around the country are asking a simple question: “Why am I doing this?” The pandemic is not the cause of this period of questioning – it simply brought it to the forefront.

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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.

Why Do So Many Restaurants STILL Suck? It’s Their Culture

Embrace the Suck

Go sit in your restaurant for an hour with your eyes closed and just listen. What do you hear? Does it sound like the smooth cadence of a well-oiled machine or more like a clunky old car engine that backfires every minute? When I am coaching a client, I love to sit in the dining room and just listen.

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Sculpture Hospitality’s Inventory Management Solution Makes the News!

Sculpture Hospitality

Sculpture Hospitality is delighted to announce that our innovative inventory management solution for restaurant and bars has hit the news, featuring on a recent episode of NewsWatch - a trusted source for breaking consumer, technology, travel, health and entertainment news on the AMC Network and ION Network. Company News

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Location-Based Mobile Advertising: A Guide for Restaurants

Modern Restaurant Management

A visit to a restaurant almost always means a sale. That’s why driving people into your physical locations is so valuable. Luckily that’s easier today with mobile advertising and restaurant owners should consider embracing this modern technology to market their business effectively.

The Road to Operational Excellence – Only the Best for Cheetah Clients

Cheetah

Reading Time: 5 minutes. When we first set out to provide e-commerce solutions for Small-Medium business supplies, we were hoping to make just a bit of a dent. We never imagined we’d end up disrupting a $1 trillion industry of US wholesale foodservice distribution.

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7 Tips for Exceeding Your Pre-COVID Restaurant Profit Margins

Restaurant365

Restaurant owners and operators have faced enormous challenges over the last year. After many months of on-again, off-again indoor dining restrictions, outdoor dining capacity limits, and relying on delivery/take out only, a brighter future is on the horizon.

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How Customer Loyalty Programs Can Supercharge Your Restaurant in 2021

Goliath Consulting

The benefits of having loyalty programs—particularly mobile programs—have become more noticeable due to the pandemic.

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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.

Finding Restaurant Staff Today Is Nearly Impossible

Modern Restaurant Management

In 2019, the hospitality industry found it exceedingly difficult to staff our properties. We blamed the extraordinarily low unemployment rate of 3.6 percent. Employees could pick and choose because there were far more jobs available than people to fill them.

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Increased Demand for Food Delivery Is Driving Ghost Kitchen Boom

Cheetah

Reading Time: 4 minutes. In the previous chapter of the Ghost Kitchen 101 Series , we looked at different types of cloud kitchens and how they operate. In this article, we dive into the food delivery boom and how it could change how the industry does business for years to come.

Guest blog: 7 Essential Reasons Why Your Restaurant Needs an Online Ordering System

Restaurant365

Part of being a successful restaurateur is by being forward thinking and quickly adapting to this fast-changing industry. Today, consumers want convenient and easy ways to order food from your restaurant. Luckily, that’s what an online ordering system can do for you.

How to Advertise Your Small Business Locally

Indoor Media

Today, many business owners focus on social media advertising for the wrong reasons. It’s important to create a profile online to connect with your customers, and the most successful businesses will use their platforms to engage with locals.

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.

How Customer Loyalty Programs Can Supercharge Your Restaurant in 2021

Goliath Consulting

The benefits of having loyalty programs—particularly mobile programs—have become more noticeable due to the pandemic.

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Business Models for Off-Premise Sales (Sponsored Post)

Modern Restaurant Management

No matter the type of restaurant you own, the type of food you serve, or the usual customers who walk through your door, you need to focus on making your off-premise sales a keystone aspect of your restaurant business. Restaurants are unique, and as such, need a unique approach to off-premise sales.

How to Read a Restaurant Profit and Loss Statement

Restaurant365

This blog post was originally published on September 10, 2019 and updated on April 15, 2021. Understanding a restaurant profit and loss statement (P&L) is a critical part of running a restaurant business – especially if you are a restaurant owner with multiple locations.

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How a British Retiree Became the Twitter King of ‘Big Veg’ Gardening

EATER

Gerald Stratford, big veg king. Photos: Gerald Stratford. 72-year-old Gerald Stratford started a Twitter account to share his vegetables.

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.

5 cafe trends set to dominate the hospitality market in 2021

Typsy

Although predicting the future seems impossible, anyone can pay attention to current trends to figure out what will become popular or fade from the public eye. As parts of the world lean back into normalcy, everyone’s looking forward to spending more time at their local cafes.

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Best Practices for Choosing Long-Term Hand Sanitizer Solutions to Enhance the Dining Experience

Modern Restaurant Management

Prior to the pandemic, it would have been rare to consider hand sanitizer as a critical element to enhance the dining experience.

Your Restaurant's Digital Menu Sucks!

Foodable

In this episode of The Barron Report , host Paul Barron sits down with Donald Burns, an international restaurant coach , speaker, and former restaurant owner, to explore how restaurant operators can rethink and rework their digital menus to better meet the needs of their customers.

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Flextime: What Is It And Should Your Company Use It?

Sling

Work/life balance is vital for your employees’ health, happiness, and well-being. And, as many employers are discovering, it’s essential for their productivity as well. That’s why increasingly more managers are offering flextime instead of the strict 9-to-5 workday.

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.

How Small Businesses Can Use Hashtags

Indoor Media

Even social media pros struggle with hashtags. It’s difficult to find the right balance of tags — especially when you’re not even sure why you’re using them.

Foot Traffic Suggests Slow but Steady Recovery

Modern Restaurant Management

A comparison of year-over-year foot traffic rates across different dining subcategories reveals they are all experiencing a slow but steady recovery, according to the latest data from foot traffic analytics platform Placer.ai.

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The 13 Best Restaurants in New Hope

Restaurant Clicks

Many people know New Hope, PA for its quaint shops and popular tourist attractions. But what a lot of travelers don’t realize is that the town also has some amazing restaurants worth checking out! In this blog post, we’ll explore a few of our favorite eateries in the area.

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List of 5 Best POS Software for Restaurants in India (Most-Preferable)

Bingage

Everything is now digitalised! Agree? Then being a restaurant owner, why wouldn’t you prefer the latest restaurant technology for the business’s smooth operation & long-term growth.

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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.

Reach New Customers With Business Listings Every Restaurant Needs

ChowNow

To reach new customers, it’s important to have a strong online presence. For restaurants, that means having a modern and easy to use website and pages on popular social media channels. It also means appearing prominently on the websites your customers use when deciding where to dine or order from. .

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Why Data Is Key to Building Relationships (Podcast)

Modern Restaurant Management

On this episode of The Main Course , host Barbara Castiglia learns how data can help restaurant operators build better relationships with their customers from Joel Montaniel CEO of SevenRooms.

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How To Avoid Overpaying On Your POS Processing Fees

BNG Point of Sale

Running a small business requires a tight eye on profits. More than likely, you will face scenarios in which you incur higher transaction fees you didn’t expect and could have avoided in the first place. Knowing how to navigate processing fees is a key part of your success.

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Impossible Foods IPO Stock Analysis

Foodable

On this episode of The Barron Report , host Paul Barron gives a deep dive into the anticipated IPO launch of Impossible Foods , and provides a stock analysis of the brand. Three Key Points: Impossible Foods is expected to go public with a reported valuation of $10 billion.

Restrictions Into Opportunities: How to Make Your Restaurant Succeed

Speaker: Patrick Cottrell and Joe English

Whether your state allows outdoor dining, takeout only, or a little bit of both, we're here to help. Join Patrick Cottrell and Joe English from Sculpture Hospitality, for a webinar on Jan. 26th, and get your restaurant to thrive in face of pandemic restrictions