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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.

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.

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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How to Meet The Needs of Today’s Coffee Shop Customer

Perfect Daily Grind

Vegan, earth-conscious, experience-seeking, Instagram-shunning, pour-over-drinking, pour-over-avoiding, quality-orientated, convenience-orientated: the consumer market is rapidly evolving and at times contradictory.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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?

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.

Switching to Biodegradable Utensils & Straws


Best Biodegradable Utensils & Alternatives to Plastic Straws. Restaurants these days rely more heavily on single-use utensils, and not just for to-go orders. Plastic cutlery and other disposable dining supplies are the norm in many locations with open dining rooms, a practice that aligns with CDC recommendations to use disposable tableware.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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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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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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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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 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.

Best Practices for Launching Online Ordering

Modern Restaurant Management

Restaurants are facing new and evolving challenges resulting from today’s complex circumstances. Some of those challenges, particularly for smaller, local restaurants, include implementing online ordering, creating a digital presence, and offering delivery for the first time.

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

Tips and Guidelines for Time and Temperature Control (TCS) Foods


There’s nothing more fundamental than food safety in the restaurant industry. The results of poor food safety can be devastating to both your reputation and your bottom line.

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.