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How to Launch a Successful Virtual Restaurant (2021)


Even before the age of COVID-19, online ordering and delivery for restaurants had been booming for years. Today, many restaurants are relying almost entirely on online ordering and delivery to keep their businesses running.

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Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) FAQ for Restaurant Operators


The following are actual questions asked by restaurant operators about the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).


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How Daily Lunch Specials Can Drive New Patrons

Restaurant Engine

Bring a new group of patrons to your restaurants with lunch specials. More than 90% of American workers buy their lunch out at least once a week. This is a great target audience for your restaurant and a great way to build your business.


Culinary Cues

In the restaurant business there are really only two ways to view profit: a very small amount of profit balanced by very significant volume, or a significant amount of profit on far less volume. How you approach the design of your restaurant in this regard will determine nearly everything else.

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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.

How Restaurants Can Remain Competitive in 2021

7 Shifts

2020 was a year that the restaurant industry won’t soon forget. From a projected record growth at the top of the year to a decline of nearly $240 billion in sales and 2.5 million out of work, it was nothing short of devastating.

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10 Email Marketing Ideas for Restaurants to Drive Sales


If your restaurant isn’t using email marketing, now is the ideal time to start. It may seem like a big undertaking—especially given everything else you’re probably managing—but it’ll be worth your while.

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Culinary Cues

In the mid-sixties, a relatively unknown band (outside of San Francisco) released an album that would become one of the enduring recordings of the last 60 years.

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??7 Secrets of Virtual Wine Tasting Kits You’ll Love

A Wine Story

Virtual Wine Tasting Kits. Virtual Wine Tasting Kits Virtual Wine Tasting Kits. How could any wine lover endure the pandemic without them? The Unified Wine Symposium recently featured an informative seminar about virtual wine tasting kits. These may shape the wine tasting experience of the future.

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A Different Kind of Room Service


With indoor dining still not an option in much of the country, hotel restaurants are using empty rooms as private dining suites There are few restaurants Hector Tamez frequents more than Uni , the izakaya located in Boston’s boutique Eliot Hotel.

Rethink Your Restaurant Tech to Quickly Address Ever-Changing Consumer Demands

Modern Restaurant Management

As new challenges arise and consumers demand change, new technology solutions emerge to help restaurant owners keep up. The digital transformation will support restaurant owners in ways that may not have been previously possible. The speed with which the industry shifts is only increasing.

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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.

Five Reasons Why Online Reviews Are So Important for Your Business

Thrive POS

In 2020, COVID-19 left an unmistakable mark on the independent and small chain restaurant community. Many consumers have abandoned brick and mortar retail shops and restaurants in favor of eCommerce and online ordering and delivery.

How to Manage Daily Restaurant Finances Like a Pro

Sculpture Hospitality

The most successful restaurants all have world-class dishes, fantastic staff members, acclaimed drinks menus, and Instagram-worthy venues - all part of delivering the most amazing customer experience

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3 quick and easy design fixes to improve your hospitality website


Websites are an absolute must-have for your hospitality business. Your online presence can help you find reach new customers, and keep the ones you already have engaged with your brand! But if you're not careful, certain design flaws can be really off-putting.

Ways Restaurants Can Encourage Direct Ordering

Modern Restaurant Management

COVID-19 has forced restaurants to rely on takeout and delivery sales to drive the majority of their sales. For some, off-premise already constituted a large percentage of their revenue, and they had the systems in place to pivot when dining rooms closed.

Protecting Revenue and Profitability During Unexpected Times

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is the latest example of unexpected turmoil, albeit on a larger scale, which initially caused voluntary, which initially caused voluntary and mandatory closings of dine-in areas as people needed to slow the virus spread by practicing social distancing. 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.

Social Buddy Review: Does Social Buddy Work?

Restaurant Clicks

Whether you’re posting on behalf of your business or just sharing selfies, everyone wants more Instagram followers. Many Instagram users turn to Instagram growth tools to help them get more Instagram followers faster. .

7 Smart Ways (Practical) to Increase your Restaurant Sales in 2021


We all know that the F&B industry is one of the hardest-hit industry during the pandemic that made drastic changes in the way it operates. Now We have successfully entered into 2021. This year people have several hopes to make a satisfying business to cope up with 2020 loses.

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How to Carefully Handle Customer Complaints

Indoor Media

With more and more people shopping online, this year has meant a slew of returned products, damaged goods, and unhappy customers. Sometimes, these outcomes are simply out of your control. But at other times, maybe something really did go wrong on your end — and that’s okay.

How Restaurants Can Use Technology to Expand Outdoor Space

Modern Restaurant Management

If one thing is clear, it’s that outdoor dining is here to stay. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many restaurants have had to rethink their spaces in order to accommodate additional outdoor dining capacity.

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

With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting virtually every industry, few have been hit harder than restaurants. 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.

Restaurant Technology Guys selected as 2021 top restaurant blog

Restaurant Technology Guys

We did it! The Restaurant Technology Guys have made the list of the top restaurant industry blogs to follow in 2021. ZoomShift’s annual list puts RTG in the #17 spot.

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What Is An FLSA Exempt Employee: Everything Managers Need To Know


Putting FLSA exempt employees on your payroll can have a significant impact on your business’s bottom line. But what exactly is an FLSA exempt employee? What other options are there? And what are the pros and cons of choosing exempt over another classification?

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How COVID-19 Should Affect Your Online Marketing Efforts

Next Restaurants

By Adrian Johansen, Contributor. At the beginning of 2020, none of us could have imagined how the year would unfold and how COVID-19 would affect our lives. As a restaurant owner, simply surviving the year took incredible creativity.

Five Ways for Restaurants to Make Valentine’s Day Special in 2021

Modern Restaurant Management

Valentine’s Day is coming up – one of the busiest holidays of the year for restaurants.

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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.

5 Steps to Quickly Build Your Brand Online

Indoor Media

Whether you’re a restaurant that’s seen a surge in take-out orders or a salon wondering how to get in the game — it’s important to set yourself up for success online. Part of this will rely on successfully marketing yourself, and it’s important to draw inspiration from your competition.

Bolani Family Recipes from Afghanistan Cooked in American Kitchens


Reading Time: 3 minutes. In today’s Restaurant Spotlight, we’re proud to introduce you to yet another long-time customer and dear friend of Cheetah’s: Bolani. Led by founder and owner, Nazifa R. Sidiq (AKA Nazi), the company is real proof that the American dream lives on, even during a pandemic.

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Tapping The Potential Of Cloud Kitchens With Shake It Off

The Restaurant Times

Shake it off, a Milkshake-bar concept was started by Nishant Tripathi with his co-founder in 2016. Shake it off has been one of the early movers to bring the concept of thick milkshakes in Bangalore.

Improving Restaurant Employee Accountability

Modern Restaurant Management

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, restaurant owners scrambled to adjust to new laws, procedures and safeguards. For many, it meant shutting their doors temporarily or operating with reduced staff. If good help was already hard to find, then the pandemic exacerbated that challenge.

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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

Passing Down Soul Food Secrets


There’s a yearning to reconnect with family recipes not written on paper. Getty Images.

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What Is the SUTA Tax and Why Is It Going Up in 2021?

Hot Schedules

What Is the SUTA Tax & Why Is It Going Up in 2021? I t’s probably fair to say that most entrepreneurs didn’t give much thought to the complexities around payroll management and taxes before starting a business and hiring employees.

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The Autonomous Foodservice Revolution


The revolution of automated foodservice operations has rapidly increased over the last year. Host Paul Barron , along with his panelist; Vipin Jain — CEO & Co-Founder of Blendid , Randall Wilkinson — CEO of Wilkinson Baking Company , and Andy Lin — CEO & Founder of Yo-Kai Express.

Restaurant Modernization — It’s More than Customer-Facing Tech

Modern Restaurant Management

You may be tired of hearing it, but the restaurant business will never go back to the old way of doing things. Customer demand and hygiene anxiety has already made sure of that. Most agree that an integral part of moving forward is adopting new tech, and I am firmly on that bandwagon.

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Maximize Your Margins Masterclass

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. It takes a lot of perspective and a ton of experience to optimize your net profit from within, so that's where we come in. 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.