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A Guide to Effective Instagram Marketing For Restaurants

Social Hospitality

Instagram has come a long way since its inception in 2010. The image-based social network now has a revenue of approximately $6.84 billion, which, in 2019, included $20 billion in ad revenue. .

10 Essential Tips for Ensuring a Restaurant Break-Even Point


You’ve reopened your dining rooms at the allowable capacity in the geographic areas of your restaurant locations. You followed all the new health and safety regulations. Now it’s time to refocus on your bottom line. This requires not only increasing total sales, but also reducing costs.

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How to Turn Your FOH Staff into Delivery Drivers

7 Shifts

With COVID-19 shutting down businesses worldwide in 2020, restaurants were forced to shut down their dining rooms and pivot to off-site dining only—takeout and delivery. There are two main options when it comes to opening your restaurant for delivery.

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Culinary Cues

Every chef has experienced it and as a result he or she will relate to the content of this article. There are times, possibly many times, when you question your own skill – whether in cooking or presenting food, or even with the operation of a kitchen.

How Restaurant Operators Can Optimize their POS Investment in the COVID-19 Environment

Modern Restaurant Management

There have been many industries that have had to adjust to the new reality of COVID-19, but likely none have been more dramatically impacted than the restaurant industry.

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Smokey Bones Successful Expansion to Ghost Kitchen Operations

Hot Schedules

Customer Spotlight. An Interview with Smokey Bones COO. How specific long-term investments are making today’s operations more predictable & profitable. S mokey Bones is a full-service barbeque restaurant with over 60 locations across the globe.

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Reopening Post-COVID: Financial Tips for Bars and Restaurants

Modern Restaurant Management

Earlier this year, our country and our economy found itself in an unprecedented and challenging time.

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Emeritus Vineyards Announces a New Six-Part Series of Educational Webinars For Wine Professionals


Emeritus Vineyards launches new six-part series of online educational webinars for wine wholesalers and industry professionals July 1st - December 2nd.

Predictive Scheduling Comes to the Windy City and City of Brotherly Love

Hot Schedules

Predictive Scheduling Comes to the Windy City and City of Brotherly Love. HotSchedules makes product enhancements to meet new city and state regulations that ensure customers remain compliant.

Smooth Roll Out of Restaurant365 at BLCO’s 29 KFC, Taco Bell and A&W Locations Kicks Off Efficiency Gains

Anita Price

Background. With more than 30 years in the franchising business, C21 Group/BLCO Enterprises has grown into managing 29 KFC, Taco Bell and A&W franchise locations across Canada and parts of the U.S., employing more than 700 people.

Digital Dining and ‘Restaurant Recovery’ Show

Modern Restaurant Management

In this edition of MRM News Bites, we feature help for small business owners and products for the 'new normal' for restaurants as they reopen. On-Demand Delivery for Square Online Store.

NEW COURSE: Recruitment and Onboarding with Mike Hewitt


In hospitality, people make the place. As a hiring manager, the culture of your workplace - and the people you invite into it - is entirely in your hands. Knowing the best way to approach recruitment and onboarding is an essential skill, but many of us don't think too much about it.

New Minimum Wages Rates in Effect July 1, 2020

Hot Schedules

New Minimum Wages Rates in Effect July 1, 2020. In accordance with local labor laws, HotSchedules will reflect minimum wage rate changes so you remain compliant. .

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6 Pro Tips for Delivering Fresh and Tasty Takeout Food


Reading Time: 3 minutes. As you look to reopen your restaurant or business after Shelter-in-Place has ended, Cheetah has assembled some advice and helpful links from our industry experts and top customers. Follow this series for real advice, tips and resources.

Safety First: Welcoming Restaurant Employees Back

Modern Restaurant Management

Over the past few months, many restaurants made difficult decisions to reduce their workforce and apply a strict delivery and takeout format or pause operations entirely due to COVID-19.

Guest Blog: Tax Strategies as You Reopen Your Restaurant


While many American businesses have been impacted by COVID-19, the restaurant industry is among those hit hardest.

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xtraCHEF Recipe Card: Vidya Sekhar

Xtra Chef

Explain your role at xtraCHEF. I am part of the engineering team at xtraCHEF. I enjoy working on the vision of our product.

Top 5 Loyalty Program Platforms For Restaurants


Loyalty programs are great incentives that leave your customers coming back for more. They can drive sales and increase customer engagement. There are so many to choose from, how do you know which loyalty program is right for you?

How Restaurant Tech Will Differentiate Brands Post-Pandemic

Modern Restaurant Management

Across the country, states are beginning to lift restrictions so that restaurants can open with limited occupancy and enforced social distancing measures. As they reopen, restaurant operators will need to make some immediate changes so guests and employees feel safe.

As Restaurants Reopen, Many Are Struggling to Find Employees


Shutterstock. Worries about the pandemic, slow business, and fewer jobs for servers are all creating obstacles to rehiring When the COVID-19 pandemic forced one Miami restaurant to shut its doors in mid-March, its management laid off 47 of their 55 employees.

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Driving Revenue Through Labor Optimization with Noodles and Company

Hot Schedules

Customer Spotlight. Labor Optimization with Noodles and Company. Always evaluating how to build a more efficient kitchen. E ach time we interact with restaurant leaders and their management teams, we ask them what their biggest operational challenge is – and they always say labor.

How To Overcome The Fear Of Sharing Your Personal Life On Social Media

Lady Boss Blogger

Nothing is more intimidating than starting to open up about your personal life on social media. There is always the risk of someone leaving cruel comments and totally crushing your spirit, so to overcome the fear of sharing can be difficult.

This is How the Restaurant Industry Will Flourish Post-COVID-19

Modern Restaurant Management

Over the past few months, the world has had to deal with a phenomenon it really never expected. The disruption that the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the world has changed consumers’ lives, and its fingerprints will remain for a long time.

Report Finds Over 50 Percent of Restaurants on Yelp Have Closed Permanently


Shutterstock. Plus, goodbye to the Costco sheet cake, and more news to start your day But for those that are open, fondue is questionably popular.

Micro-weddings: tips for hosting an unforgettable and covid-safe event


Although weddings are traditionally a great avenue for venues to explore, the events of the last few months have made things tricky (to say the least).

5 Major Opportunities for Restaurant Owners to Cut Costs and Boost Efficiency

The Restaurant Times

Running a restaurant is an ultimate full-time job that requires sheer dedication and an eye for detail. Even though it may seem a glamorous affair to many, learning the art of running a restaurant is something that cannot be mastered in a single day.

The Five Best Text Communication Practices for Restaurants

Modern Restaurant Management

With six times the engagement of email, text messaging is revolutionizing the marketing strategies of QSR, fast food, and dine-in restaurants. Text marketing offers unique and exciting approaches to generate peak engagement and ultimately drive more successful campaigns.

How eLearning Will Help Restaurants Ramp-up Training After the Pandemic


A cautious look ahead towards planning for how restaurant chains will rebound and restaff when stay-at-home orders subside. labor operations management

5 awesome induction activities to get your new team excited


Induction sessions can be super useful for a new hospitality team - it's a fantastic way to meet new team mates and get familiar with your venue's work culture in a pressure-free environment. But they need to be well thought out so that everyone leaves feeling comfortable and excited to get started.

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After Rushing to Reopen Amid COVID-19, States Restrict Bars and Restaurants Once Again


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Local Spotlight: How COVID-19 Affected One Restaurant

Modern Restaurant Management

Bryan Mecozzi owns Black Iron Bystro, a semi-casual, eclectic restaurant located just south of Buffalo in Blasdell, New York. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Mecozzi suddenly found his business and his employees’ livelihoods on the line.

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How to Uncover Outstanding Wine Tasting Book for Geeks

A Wine Story

Wine Folly Wine Tasting Book. How to Uncover Outstanding Wine Tasting Book for Geeks. Is Wine Folly the best wine tasting book for you? You are looking for a single wine tasting book to find the best information about how to taste wine, yes?

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5 Ways to Accommodate Your Hotel Guests and Regain Trust

Gourmet Marketing

While countries around the world begin to lift their stay-at-home orders, individuals are starting to think about traveling again. Since the start of the pandemic, your hotel has probably been preparing for post-COVID with new health and safety practices.

CSAs for the 1 Percent

Jaya Saxena

Blue Hill. Some of America’s fanciest restaurants have become America’s fanciest groceries To be fair, the produce looked absolutely incredible. Why wouldn’t it?

Using TikTok Videos to Promote Your Restaurant

Modern Restaurant Management

From share-worthy photos on Instagram to restaurant reviews on Facebook, social media platforms determine how the restaurants engage with the masses. When we have YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, do brands need another?

Upcoming Deadlines for Small Business Administration Grants and Loans

Restaurant Engine

Small business owners have only a few days left to take advantage of several COVID-19 relief programs from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).