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Restaurant Hiring in Today’s Reality

Modern Restaurant Management

Every restaurant owner, operator, and manager are currently asking themselves: how do I hire restaurant employees in today’s labor market?

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Are Major Food Distributors Failing Small Restaurants?


Reading Time: 4 minutes. The relationship between SMB restaurants and major food distributors has always been shaky. Now it seems that big distributors are squeezing their smaller clients at the worst possible time. This recent example really brings the point home.


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Inflation Is Impacting The Restaurant Industry. Here’s How To Fight It.

7 Shifts

7shifts' collects and analyzes large volumes of restaurant data to help inform our machine learning systems that power our Optimal Labor Tool and other efficiency and time-saving features, like the Automatic Scheduler and Labor Cost Savings Calculator.

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Culinary Cues

Twenty years ago, yes twenty years, our lives changed forever. When those terrorists without a soul, with evil and hate in their hearts chose to attack innocent people who were just going about their lives and sent a message to America and the world that life is not precious and never guaranteed.

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The Restaurant Technology Buyer's Checklist

Evaluating new technology for your growing restaurant enterprise tends to be a long, murky, burdensome process. After helping dozens of companies on their restaurant management solution selection journey, we’ve identified the common factor in finding the right fit: precise, thoughtful research. In this simple guide, we highlight the twelve most essential research areas that technology evaluators need to include in their evaluation journey. Download the guide today.

Pittsburgh Pizza Places to Try the Next Time You Want a Slice

Restaurant Clicks

Pizza is no longer just the staple meal for college kids during finals week. It’s a delicious meal for families, business dinners, and vacationers alike. Everyone loves a classic slice of New York pizza piled high with pepperoni and other tasty toppings.

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MRM Franchise Feed: Wing Zone Revitalization and Real Food BK

Modern Restaurant Management

MRM's Franchise Feed features news on the restaurant franchise and MUFSO landscape. Wing Zone Refresh. Wing Zone is getting a new look, top photo.

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How to Add 'Book Now' button On Instagram (Hidden Booking Feature)

The Eat Restaurant

For many restaurants, Instagram has essentially become their main presence on social media. This is because, despite the sheer number of other social media sites geared towards acquiring a following online, Instagram does the best job of generating interest for restaurants. Increase Reservations

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Where to Get Delicious Steak in Pittsburgh

Restaurant Clicks

Pittsburgh is the perfect mix of college town, historical and cultural hot spot, and beautiful natural scenery in the form of parks, river walks, and hundreds of iconic bridges. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, this picturesque city is bound to enchant you.

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Restaurant Hiring in Today’s Reality


This article was published in Modern Restaurant Management. September 7, 2021 by John Moody, . The Restaurant Labor Shortage. The restaurant industry is back to busy, with full indoor capacity and a dining public eager to eat out.

Tip Pooling Tools to Easily Manage Tips at Your Restaurant

7 Shifts

Tipping practices are in constant conversation in the restaurant industry. There have been a number of ways in which restaurant owners have tried to create a more equitable system for employees to earn consistent, fair wages to improve retention.

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 Single Most Important Thing Restaurants Must Do on Facebook

The Eat Restaurant

Social media has always been a great way to reach potential diners at your restaurant and Facebook's latest feature takes that process one step further. Facebook now allows restaurant owners to directly take bookings from their page with a 'Book Now' call to action.

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17 Lake Havasu Restaurants to Try This Week

Restaurant Clicks

Welcome to Lake Havasu, an oasis of a city in a primarily otherwise desert blanketed state. While the main attraction in the area is the waterfront, you don’t want to miss the city’s hotspot restaurants. Luckily, you won’t have to search very hard to find them.

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How Can I Prevent Contract Overlaps and Overpricing?

Modern Restaurant Management

This edition of MRM's "Ask the Expert” features advice from Buyers Edge Platform. Please send questions to Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine Executive Editor Barbara Castiglia at

Store-level Managers’ Step-by-Step Guide to Restaurant Inventory Management


As a store-level manager, you always have a lot on your plate. You’re tracking deliveries, making the most of your food budget, and ensuring your staff is prepared to serve customers.

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.

24 Facebook Marketing Ideas and Strategies for Restaurants

The Eat Restaurant

With over a billion active users on Facebook as of 2017, the social media giant is making itself one of the most attractive outlets for restaurant marketers.

Chattanooga Restaurants to Visit for an Incredible Dining Experience

Restaurant Clicks

Nestled in the curve of the Tennessee River, Chattanooga, Tennessee, has a little bit of everything to offer. Chattanooga is an outdoorsman’s paradise, boasting the best in watersports, rock-climbing, hiking, biking, hang-gliding, and more.

Mobility Equals Flexible Ops: Hotel Purchasing & Inventory from Anywhere

Hot Schedules

Mobility Equals Flexible Ops: Hotel Purchasing & Inventory from Anywhere. Hotel operators are struggling with three major pain points: the labor shortage, competitive expansion, and lingering lockdown restrictions.

The New Era of Restaurant Cleaning and Hygiene

Modern Restaurant Management

Hygiene and cleanliness often go hand in hand, but adoption and follow-through with measures like disinfection , handwashing , and hand sanitizer use within commercial facilities were not as consistent prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

Social Media Marketing – How to Successfully Promote your Restaurant

Goliath Consulting

It’s now the standard that business owners use social media to promote their businesses. Restaurant owners, especially, must be focused on marketing their products on social media. Social media is an important influence on a consumer’s buying decisions. In the U.S.,

Fantastic Harrisburg Restaurants That Will Have You Wanting More

Restaurant Clicks

Are you planning a trip to Pennsylvania? Harrisburg is the state capital, located in Dauphin county. The city offers a few notable attractions, including the Susquehanna River, the Pennsylvania Farm Show, and one of the largest outdoor sports shows featuring vintage cars and motocross racing.

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5 Small Business Marketing Tips

Indoor Media

Pepsi. McDonald’s. Macy’s. What do these companies have in common? They’re all massive, established organizations with big marketing budgets. They can buy as many ads as they want, wherever they want, whenever they want.

Looking to Increase Traffic to Your Restaurant? Try Holograms

Modern Restaurant Management

There’s rarely been a more difficult time for restaurants than the past year.

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 Synergy Sync Uses the Restaurant Operating Cycle and the STAC Framework to Systemize Daily Restaurant Operations

Restaurant Technology Guys

This certification and operating platform offer a way to simplify your life and to become more effective in restaurant operations.

Absolutely Amazing Sushi Places in Pittsburgh to Try Tonight

Restaurant Clicks

Sushi is a staple in Japanese cuisine but didn’t reach American tables until the 1970s. With the success of the first sushi bar in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, it didn’t take long for the fish and rice rolls to gain popularity in other American cities. Today, it doesn’t matter where you live.

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The 17 Best Cookbooks of Fall 2021


New titles from Pati Jinich, Dorie Greenspan, Zoe Adjonyoh, and more to shake up your fall cooking Even in more typical years, fall can represent a turning inward: a recommitment to schedules, and an end to languid summer weekends.

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Sales Mixes: Analyzing Food Costs and Pricing

Modern Restaurant Management

Below is an excerpt from The Business Side of Restaurants: How Intelligent Restaurant Business Entrepreneurs & Investors Can Lead, Win and Make More Money in Life by Clifford K. Bramble. Every item sold within a business contributes to the product mix of item sales.

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.

8 Tips to Jump-Start Your Restaurant's Facebook Marketing

The Eat Restaurant

Marketing a restaurant presents unique challenges to any business owner. While print media was once the favored platform, social media has become increasingly relevant in recent years.

A Local’s Guide to Fort Myers Restaurants Everyone Loves

Restaurant Clicks

People flock from all over the globe to visit Fort Myers or even move here. There are countless outdoor activities and fun destinations for the whole family. One of the best things to do while you’re down here, though, is go out to eat.

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How To Improve Restaurant Service and Win Back Customers

BNG Point of Sale

How To Improve Restaurant Service and Win Back Customers . Before entering a restaurant, most customers and restaurant guests already have certain assumptions and expectations in mind.

6 Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Ads

Indoor Media

Whether you’ve been running advertisements for years or you’re only now thinking about purchasing your first billboard advertising run, it’s always helpful to take a step back and evaluate. Marketing is all about iteration. Ask yourself questions like “Is my message clear?”

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.