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Is It Time to Reevaluate Your Restaurant or Bar Insurance?

Modern Restaurant Management

The world looked very different one year ago. Just weeks into the COVID-19 pandemic with more questions than answers, every industry was trying to figure out just how to move forward while still remaining safe, and keeping their staff and customers safe as well.

5 Excellent Tips to Retain Workers during Restaurant Labor Crisis

Cheetah

Reading Time: 4 minutes. If you’re a restaurant operator, you’re probably experiencing the labor crisis first hand. The staffing shortage is threatening to derail many restaurant reopening plans and crush the hopes of economic recovery. The problem is not just with hiring.

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What is a Corkage Fee?

Restaurant Clicks

Some restaurants allow customers to bring their bottles of wine to service. If the servers open the wine and pour it into restaurant stemware, then the restaurant charges a corkage fee.

[New] 7shifts Hiring Tools to Help Get Through the Labor Shortage

7 Shifts

If you're having trouble finding great people to work in your restaurant, you're not alone. There is a labor shortage impacting the restaurant industry, which has made the already difficult task of hiring even more challenging.

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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.

Restaurant Kitchen Staff is Key to Food Cost Savings

Restaurant365

As a restaurant owner or operator, keeping your food costs low is a continual challenge. Food cost is one of the largest expenses for your restaurant, and because it is a controllable cost, you can influence how it impacts your bottom line.

Four Reasons Why Mobile Order and Pay Can Ease Staffing Shortage Pressure

Modern Restaurant Management

With restrictions easing, customers are excitedly returning to their favorite restaurants. Yet, nine in ten operators predict issues with recruitment at a time which is essential for our industry's recovery. So just how do you meet this return of demand while operating with a smaller team?

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Five Signs You Need to Update Your Enterprise Tech Stack with 7shifts and Qu POS

7 Shifts

For many restaurant owners, growth is the ultimate goal—beyond the second and third locations and into the 50s and 100s. If you're lucky enough to scale to that level, the day-in and day-out tasks change significantly. With that growth comes new challenges.

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How Far Customers Are Willing to Travel to Spend Money

Indoor Media

You can’t have a business without customers. It’s a simple, obvious fact, but it must be said. Centuries ago, if you wanted to sell food, you could go set up in a small frontier town, churn out beans or bread, or whatever you wanted, and have a steady stream of customers.

Five Benefits of Outsourcing Your Restaurant’s Digital Marketing Efforts

Modern Restaurant Management

As a restaurant owner, digital marketing can be a daunting task that takes up valuable time, energy, and resources. Day-to-day demands – coupled with all of the FOH and BOH duties – can be simply too overwhelming for many small restaurant owners.

What Is a Prix Fixe Menu and When to Use It?

Restaurant Clicks

You may not be familiar with the term “prix fixe menu,” but you’re more than likely familiar with the concept, which has been a staple of both fine-dining and casual restaurants for decades. Prix Fixe Meaning.

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.

5 Ways to Create a 5-Star Restaurant Patio Experience This Summer

Sculpture Hospitality

Summer is here which means patio season is back! There’s no better way to attract more guests, build customer loyalty and bring in higher profits to your restaurant or bar than by creating a world-class patio experience. Restaurant Operations

FreshCheq announces integration with Thermapen Blue wireless thermometer technology

FreshCheq

Bluetooth thermometer capabilities give single store, franchise, or multi-unit operators the opportunity to take advantage of fast and error-free technology that is fully integrated into the FreshCheq platform.

Navigating Talent Gaps Across the Foodservice Industry

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 bcastiglia@modernrestaurantmanagement.com.

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What Food Supply Chain News Means to You and Your Restaurant

Cheetah

Reading Time: 3 minutes. Today’s economy is driven by consumer demand, which means that staying informed about the forces driving the food industry is leverage, especially for small and medium-sized restaurants.

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.

How Much Profit Should You Make in a Restaurant

BNG Point of Sale

Your Guide to Understanding Restaurant Profits. In the restaurant industry, delicious food and restaurant ambiance are often seen as THE KEYS TO SUCCESS! In reality, success also comes from healthy profit, but maintaining an ideal margin is tricky.

Our Favorite Places to Eat in Ocean City

Restaurant Clicks

Ocean City, a town located along the Jersey Shore, is a great place to visit or live. With its beaches, restaurants, bars, and attractions, there’s so much to do and experience here. Even better, some restaurants offer the beach experience while you dine.

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The Ghost Kitchen Opportunity (Podcast)

Modern Restaurant Management

Laws and regulations for Ghost Kitchens are the focus of this episode of The Main Course as host Barbara Castiglia speaks with Brett Buterick, Esq.

If Restaurants Can Build a Sidewalk Shed, They Can Accommodate Disabled Diners

EATER

Glenn Harvey. Restaurants have a storied history of neglecting ADA guidelines. As they reopen post-pandemic, there’s even less excuse for them to do so.

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.

Restaurant Industry Growth Trends to Know in 2021

Black Box Intelligence

What has 2021 looked like for the restaurant industry so far? There’s been a lot of upheaval since 2020, and this year is all about picking up the pieces. But that doesn’t mean there’s no opportunity for growth. The pandemic forced consumers to change their behaviors.

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Wildwood Restaurants You Should Try This Summer

Restaurant Clicks

Located on the Jersey Shore, Wildwood is a city full of things to do and see. With the beach, shops, hotels, and the Wildwood boardwalk, you’ll never get bored in this town. In addition to all of this, however, are plenty of top-tier restaurants.

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Is More Delivery/Takeout on Your Menu? Remove Food Safety Risks—Digitally

Modern Restaurant Management

When the COVID-19 pandemic began in the U.S., a multi-site restaurant operator with more than 200 locations that was shifting to takeout only decided to evaluate its already robust food safety system.

Top 6 Problems Hotel Managers Face

Gourmet Marketing

Most hotel managers. Must juggle a variety of tasks, from marketing the business and encouraging more bookings to balancing revenue and expenses.

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.

MATSU Delivers An Ultimate Fine-Dine Experience With POSist

The Restaurant Times

Launched with a vision of bringing authentic and traditional Japanese cuisine to the Middle East, MATSU, a fine dining establishment based out of Abu Dhabi, offers exciting flavors and an authentic taste of Japanese dining culture. .

Where to Get Chinese Food in Tampa

Restaurant Clicks

Chinese food is one of our favorite meals to enjoy in a restaurant or when ordering takeout. When you’re in Tampa Bay and you’re craving Chinese food, you’re going to want to follow this guide to all of the best Chinese restaurants in Tampa.

Protect Your Business From Costly Hail Damage

Modern Restaurant Management

Did you know the region from Texas to Wyoming, known as “Hail Alley,” receives more hailstorms than any other part of the country? Texas has consistently ranked at the top of the list of major hail events each year with 872 in 2019 and 601 in 2020.

Increasing Your Restaurant Delivery Profits

Restaurant Engine

The pandemic presented an opportunity for restaurant delivery services. Did you know that more than 60% of consumers in the United States say they order food for delivery once a week? For most of your restaurant customers, delivery is an expected service. Today’s diners want convenience.

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.

Reference Guide To Writing A Hotel Business Plan

Gourmet Marketing

Writing a Hotel Business Plan. When you search for “how to start a business” in Google, one of the first things it will tell you to do is make a plan. Every business needs a written plan. In many instances, this isn’t necessarily the place to start when you’re looking to launch a business.

Monmouth Beach Restaurants to Try This Summer

Restaurant Clicks

Monmouth Beach, a small town on the coast of New Jersey, is an inviting town with so much to do, see, as well as many people to meet. Whether you’re visiting for a few days or live in this spot, one thing you have to do is explore all of the amazing restaurants the town has to offer.

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Five Steps for Commercial Fryer Safety

Modern Restaurant Management

Every year, Americans eat an astounding 30 pounds of french fries – that’s a lot of fried potatoes restaurants are churning out. National French Fry Day on July 13 celebrates the staple found on many restaurants’ menus.

Lower Middle Market Foodservice: Ideas with High Potential

Aaron Allen & Associates

Where should lower middle market investors look for investments? The foodservice industry can be a great source of targets with high growth rates, steady cash flows, and moderate risk.

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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.