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Online Ordering: A Business Survival Guide

Deliverect

The Inception of Online Ordering. In 1994, a customer placed an online order for a pizza from Pizza Hut, marking the first ever online order recorded in the United States. And while online ordering methods have diversified and become more widely available since, the general premise remains the same.

Restaurant Experts’ 2021 Outlook, Part Two

Modern Restaurant Management

Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine asked restaurant industry experts for their opinions on what we can expect in 2021. Here are their responses. To read part one, click here. Nick Kenner, Founder & CEO, Just Salad.

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A Brief Guide to Champagne

EATER

Harry Dempster/Getty; Mirrorpix/Getty. In the market for Champagne for whatever reason? Start with a bottle from one of these Champagne houses. I love Champagne — the way it smells, tastes, and bubbles up while I’m enjoying a nice full glass.

A CHEF’S LETTER TO CONGRESS

Culinary Cues

When approached, as it should be – your position is very challenging, at times – almost impossible.

Reader Survey 2021 Restaurateur Connection

Can you believe we are in 2021? 2020 was a challenging year for restaurant professionals. Here at Restaurateur Connection, we have worked tirelessly to provide guidance and a sense of community for our readers. Restaurateur Connection’s many thought-leaders eased the physical distance between us by sharing their wisdom and empathy. Our goal is that through our site, we helped make 2020 as rewarding as it was challenging. We would love for you to share your experience about how our site has affected your learning, and also your thoughts on how to make it better. The total time to complete the survey is 3-5 minutes. To view the survey, click the “View Now” button.

Toasting the New Year like a Pro

Goliath Consulting

How to select bubbles like a career wine buyer. Champagne is not just for celebrations,” goes the old statement in every beverage manager training manual, “but champagne is perfect for celebrations!”

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Restaurant Experts’ 2021 Outlook, Part One

Modern Restaurant Management

Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine asked restaurant industry experts for their opinions on what we can expect in 2021. Here are their responses. To read part two, click here. Chris Adams, VP of Strategy, Oracle Food & Beverage.

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A CHEF’S REFLECTIONS

Culinary Cues

The most challenging part of difficult times is living in the moment. Today is what gives us the most angst since we live in uncharted territory with all of the unpredictable factors that align with it.

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Restaurant Industry Outlook for 2021 – Looking Ahead to Better Days

The Restaurant Group

2021 Restaurant Industry Trends. While the hurdles of 2020 may not end when the clock strikes midnight on December 31 st , the restaurant landscape is better equipped to deal with whatever comes its way.

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Four Ways to Effectively Market Your Restaurant in 2021

Modern Restaurant Management

We have watched as the pandemic has gutted the economy, altered consumer behavior, and destroyed longstanding businesses essentially overnight. While some industries have thrived, the hospitality industry has been one of the hardest hit.

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How to Make a Hair or Nail Salon Coupon

Indoor Media

This pandemic has led many salons to get creative with their advertising. That being said, even before this year of lockdowns and business closures, hair and nail salons have always had to find interesting ways to get a leg up on their competition.

Restrictions into Opportunities: How to Make Your Restaurant Succeed

Speaker: Patrick Cottrell and Joe English

The restaurant industry has changed so dramatically in the pandemic era that it's time to redesign your business strategy. This requires us to take a look at our menus, inventory, staff, and even our seating strategy. 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, and fit your restaurant to thrive in face of pandemic restrictions.

How the Hospitality Industry is Giving Back This Holiday Season

Sculpture Hospitality

2020 has been a challenging year for the hospitality industry. Restaurants, bars and other hospitality businesses around the world have struggled with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and have had to manage significant service interruptions. Industry & Technology

How To Engage Remote Employees: 7 Creative Ideas

Sling

Figuring out how to engage remote employees can be a challenge. The workforce management experts at Sling are here to help. In this article, we give you creative ideas to foster focus and productivity so you can learn how to engage remote employees more effectively than ever before.

MRM Research Roundup: Year-End 2020 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

This edition of MRM Research Roundup features top trends for 2020, how 2020 changed food and the year's top wines. Top Restaurant Trends. BentoBox released its comprehensive 2020 Restaurant Trend Report.

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3 Creative Holiday Restaurant Promotions

Indoor Media

While the 2020 holidays will certainly arrive like no other holiday season before, there’s no reason not to celebrate. This has been one of the most difficult years for restaurants nationwide, so if you’ve made it, you should celebrate!

Webinar Survey 2021 Restaurateur Connection

Can you believe we are in 2021? 2020 has been a challenging year for restaurant professionals. Here at Restaurateur Connection, we have worked tirelessly to provide guidance and a sense of community for our readers. Restaurateur Connection’s many thought-leaders eased the physical distance between us by sharing their wisdom and empathy. Our goal is that through our webinars, we helped make 2020 as rewarding as it was challenging. We would love for you to share your experience about how our webinars have affected your learning, and also your thoughts on how to make it better. The total time to complete the survey is 3-5 minutes. To view the survey, click the “View Now” button.

Empower Your Sales Team with Cheetah’s Food Distributor Tech

Cheetah

Reading Time: 3 minutes. When food distributors think about transitioning to e-commerce they usually imagine some state-of-the-art robot coming in to replace their experienced and reliable sales team. In reality, having robots completely replace people is not actually possible.

Proven Strategies UAE Restaurants can Use to Increase their Customer Retention Rate

The Restaurant Times

Customer retention plays a crucial role in the success of a restaurant. Loyal customers tend to order and spend more and are good for the business. It has been seen that a mere 5% increase in repeat customers increases profits exponentially.

What Can Restaurants Do to Survive the Winter Season?

Modern Restaurant Management

The end is now in sight. The vaccine rollout has begun and, perhaps by the second quarter of next year, life can start to “return to normal.” ” But restaurants must first survive the winter – literally and figuratively.

Customer Loyalty to Ensure Sales

Foodable

Listen to "Customer Loyalty to Ensure Sales | Season 2, Vol. 7: Spendgo" on Spreaker.

From Bricks to Clicks – What to Think About When Building a Ghost Kitchen

The Food Corridor

A FOOD CORRIDOR EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH NICK AVEDESIAN, FORMER DOORDASH GHOST KITCHEN DEVELOPER & OPERATOR. . The exciting trend of ghost kitchens is getting a lot of attention.

The Recipes We Cooked Again and Again and Again in 2020

EATER

Shutterstock. How Eater editors cooked their way through quarantine While 2020 — the year of So. Cooking. might be remembered recipe-wise for sourdough, none of us could have made it through quarantine on bread alone.

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Four Questions to Ask When Evaluating Third-Party Delivery Services

Modern Restaurant Management

According to a recent study , 44 percent of Americans use food delivery services, and the entire country spends over $100 billion on food delivery in a year. Offering delivery can, without a doubt, lead to more sales for your restaurant.

How to Build a Killer Resident Referral Program (+5 Examples)

2ndKitchen

Referral programs are useful tools for all sorts of businesses to grow a customer base and promote brand recognition and loyalty. It’s no different for multifamily residential communities. WHAT WE’LL COVER: Chapter 1: What Is a Resident Referral Program?

6 Tips UAE Restaurants can use to Control Restaurant Inventory and Minimize Food Wastage

The Restaurant Times

Most restaurant owners fail to keep a tight check on restaurant inventory, and this is the biggest mistake they make. By not tracking inventory, you may be unwittingly increasing the food costs.

7 Signs Your Restaurant Needs a Website Redesign

MBB Hospitality

In this new age of ever-changing technology, it is important to keep up with the times and make sure your restaurant’s website is in good shape.

F&B Trends for 2021

Modern Restaurant Management

Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine asked restaurant and food and beverage industry experts for their insights on what trends will be on the radar for restaurant owner and operators in 2021. Here are their views. af&co Do The Hustle. Celebrating its 15th anniversary this year, af&co.

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Ultimate Guide to Lease Renewals in 2021 (+Free Template)

2ndKitchen

When a lease is ending, both the property manager (or landlord) and tenant have to decide if renewing that lease is the right choice to make. Extended and renewed leases provide stability for properties with a consistent cash flow and removes turnover costs for vacated units.

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How to Survive Your Business Operations in The Competitive UAE Restaurant Industry

The Restaurant Times

No matter how lucrative the restaurant business may appear, running a restaurant business is a challenging task. Going by the statistics, 60% of restaurants shut down their business within the first year of operations, and up to 80% of restaurants close operations within the first five years.

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An Emerging Hybrid Restaurant Solution For Challenging Times

Blue Orbit Restaurant Consulting

Ray Camillo – Founder & CEO, Blue Orbit Restaurant Consulting The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted many industries, especially restaurants. As lockdown rules keep changing, many restaurants are unable to stay open. Others are forced to switch their model to only takeout and delivery.

Ready for the Restaurant Rebound? Think Big. Think Bold. Think Art. 

Modern Restaurant Management

The pandemic hit the restaurant industry hard, but with the news that vaccines are on the horizon, we know better days are ahead.

Someone Please Buy Me This Gorgeous Cocktail Set

EATER

Tepotztli Colibri Azul cocktail shaker | Tepotztli [Official Photo]. These hand-painted cocktail tools are almost too stunning to use (almost) It was the pop of royal blue on the cocktail shaker that hooked me.

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Omnichannel Marketing for Restaurants: 5 Key Tactics to Boost Customer Brand Recall

The Restaurant Times

The restaurant industry is experiencing a rapid transformation. To achieve the customer’s trust, a seamless and connected customer experience is the need of the hour.

How to Build the Best Legal Blog

Indoor Media

Today, legal blogging is a competitive world. Many law firms have turned to blogging to reach potential clients and keep their brand relevant during Covid-19. The pandemic may have limited how businesses pursue client outreach, but it’s also created a competitive content market online.

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Tech-ing it up for 2021: Three Ways Technology Will Help Restaurants in the New Year 

Modern Restaurant Management

2020 threw unprecedented challenges our way, causing chaos throughout the food and beverage industries. In order to survive, restaurants needed to rethink the way they do business with many turning to technology to keep them afloat.

Building Your 15 Point Business Plan for 2021

Foodable

Check out the Restaurant Recovery Resource to keep up to date on the latest innovations and ideas to help your business recover from the crisis. In this episode of The Barron Report, host Paul Barron gives advice, tactics, and key strategies for building your 2021 business plan.

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