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4 Communication Tips to Improve Restaurant Operations During COVID-19

Sculpture Hospitality

With the fall season now here, many in the hospitality industry are fully aware of the likelihood that a second wave of COVID-19 may impact their business.

Why Become a Franchise Owner?

Goliath Consulting

The Benefits of Owning a Franchise Restaurant Business. We discussed in our earlier blogs why it is a great time to buy a food franchise in 2020 through 2021.

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3 Ways to Reduce Maintenance Costs at Your Restaurant

Xtra Chef

Managing and making the most of tight budgets has never been more important for restaurant operators. And with labor controls still uncertain in the wake of COVID-19, controlling restaurant food costs become even more important to maximize profitability.


Culinary Cues

As a chef, I have long admired the craft of the Patissier and Boulanger. Chefs readily admit that the skill set of a dedicated pastry chef or bread baker is quite different from that of the savory chef.

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Ultimate Restaurant Website Design Guide for Beginners

7 Shifts

Diners are turning to online ordering in increasing numbers because of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions on on-premise dining. According to a survey conducted by S&P Global Market Intelligence, 40% of Americans are ordering more food for takeout and delivery now than they were before the pandemic.

talentReef Helps Employers Create Contactless Talent Management Strategy.


Download the talentReef Guide and learn how to digitally engage candidates and successfully recruit, hire, and onboard in a digital world. 2020 has been a lesson in quickly adapting to new requirements - namely, contactless recruiting, hiring, and onboarding.

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What makes good customer service? Explore Federal Café’s guide to great customer service


If there’s one thing that can set your company apart, it’s good customer service – especially for an independent business.

How to Leverage New Hire Tax Credits for Your Restaurant Business


There are currently more than 3,000 Federal, State, and local tax credits, however, we’ll focus on three major tax credits that are the most relevant to the restaurant industry.

What Does Human Resources Do? Everything Managers Should Know


An HR department is common in most businesses, but many still wonder, “What does human resources do?”.

What Marijuana Laws Mean for Your Restaurant Business 

Modern Restaurant Management

Although still illegal at the federal level, marijuana usage is becoming largely legalized at the state level. Some states have legalized marijuana for both recreational and medicinal purposes, while others have only legalized it for medical use.

9 Tips for Creating a Winning Restaurant Social Media Strategy


Are you still trying to get the hang of the restaurant social media game? We get it. Social media can be tough. If you’re a restaurant or bar owner, though, social media is too valuable to ignore. Why […].

Spark Brand Buzz with Automotive Radio Ads

Indoor Media

Do you wish your auto repair shop’s name was on the lips of every potential customer in town? Automotive radio ads can bring that vision to life! Spark brand buzz, generate conversations about your fantastic services, and increase profits through consistent, memorable radio advertising.

Indoor Dining Is Back: 4 Best Tips to Get Your Restaurant Ready


Reading Time: 4 minutes. Indoor dining in San Francisco and California is back after a long hiatus. The governor’s recently introduced a simplified reopening regime , which places the area in Tier 2 – Substantial. Read this for San Francisco-specific guidance.

How AR Menus Promote Craveability

Modern Restaurant Management

The food and restaurant industry has been steadily moving toward greater visualization of menus options. Plain text evolved into beautiful food photography and video boards. The next phase in the advancement of food imagery will be in the application of 3D and Augmented Reality (AR) menus.

Human Resource Management: What Is It And Why Is It Important?


Regardless of the size of your team, human resource management is crucial for the success of your business. In this article, the experts at Sling focus on human resource management so you fully understand what it is, why it’s important, and how it can affect your business for the better.

What Is A Mocha?

Perfect Daily Grind

Coffee and chocolate have plenty in common. Both come from plants that thrive in equatorial tropical countries, both are sought after for their beans, and both are roasted to unlock their true potential. There is also sometimes an overlap in flavour.

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4 Tools to Better Communicate at Your Restaurant

7 Shifts

Efficient communication between managers and employees is key to restaurant success, especially during the unprecedented times of 2020. Many restaurant owners understand that proper internal communication leads to increasing employee productivity and trust.

Three Reasons to Outsource Your Restaurant’s Accounting Services

Modern Restaurant Management

As a business owner or franchisee in the restaurant industry, accounting can be one of the biggest headaches you face. Whether you own one restaurant location or dozens, mom-and-pop business owners and franchisees are often forced to wear every hat, from CFO to HR officer.

Performance Management: The Complete Guide For Business Owners


At first glance, performance management may seem like just another part of your periodic review process — something to be discussed once or twice a year.

Why Do Fast-Casual Restaurants Get a Pass on Appropriation?


White-centered food narratives appear most often at major chains. It’s time to hold them accountable. I’m a professional chef, and up until three years ago, I had no idea what barbacoa really meant. I thought I did.

Restaurant365 Publishes State of the Restaurant Industry Study with Insights from Restaurant Operators and Restaurant Sales, Labor and Closure Data


IRVINE, Calif. October 6, 2020) — Restaurant365 ® , the leading all-in-one restaurant management platform, today announced the release of a study examining the impact of COVID-19 on the restaurant industry. The research, based on sales, labor and closure data throughout the U.S., as well as survey results from restaurant operators, is published in the report, State of the Restaurant Industry: Operator and Data Insights. Data was collected from March 1, 2020 to September 20, 2020.

Protecting Your Restaurant During the Pandemic When Employees Return from Vacation

Modern Restaurant Management

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, restaurant workers of all types need time off to rest, recharge, and hopefully return reinvigorated to serve your customers. How can management help those who head out on vacation to return healthy and keep them from possibly infecting other staff and guests?

Restaurant Technology Guys Podcast Ep. 91 – The union of draft beer and technology with Lori B from BrewLogix

Restaurant Technology Guys

So much to unpack about how to effectively manage beer, kombucha and cold brew coffee using technology with Lori Bolin of BrewLogix. Check them out at [link]. The post Restaurant Technology Guys Podcast Ep. 91 – The union of draft beer and technology with Lori B from BrewLogix appeared first on Restaurant Technology Guys. Podcast

Where Did Hamburgers Originate?


The History of Hamburgers. Hamburgers are wildly popular in America and around the world, as evidenced by McDonalds, Burger King, Wendy’s, and other burger chains gracing the street next to pretty much every historical monument across the planet (except Antarctica, at least for now).

New Color Coded Reopening Plan for California Restaurants


Reading Time: 3 minutes. On 31 August, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced a new color coded reopening plan that assigns California counties to 4 tiers. The tiers reflect the severity of Covid-19 outbreak based on what health officials already know about the pandemic and its spread.

Savvy Restaurateurs Reinventing as Grocerants 

Modern Restaurant Management

In 2019 it was widely reported that Americans were making less and less meals at home, and with that we saw the rise of grocery stores and retailers across the country begin to offer dine-in experiences to attract customers.

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10 Tips for Designing a Beautiful Multifamily Lobby (+10 Examples)


The first thing residents, guests, or potential renter notice when they enter the building is the lobby. This is your entryway which everyone sees so you must set an elegant tone that will make people want to come back.

F&B Operator Procurement Strategies – Delivering on the Vision

Future Food

F&B Operator Procurement Strategies Delivering on the Vision. In the current business environment, securing the best F&B operators within your project, development or institution, can be challenging.

The Meaning of Chuseok During a Pandemic Year


James Park/Eater. During the pandemic, the whole world has been considering what the Korean holiday means — whether they realize it or not “Ajumma said she dropped something off,” my mother texts from work. Check outside.” I do and soon hold a box heavy with gotgam, dried persimmons, before the sun has fully risen.

Critical Tips to Help Restaurateurs Thrive

Modern Restaurant Management

Had you only looked at the foot traffic data for the first two months of 2020, you might have been tempted to declare—and not without good reason—that it was shaping up to be a banner year for brick-and-mortar establishments.

A guide to business expansion, by Bross Bagels’ Larah Bross


The best business advice comes from the people who are living and learning in their area of expertise. And for insights on business expansion, who best to talk to than Larah Bross, owner and face of Edinburgh institution Bross Bagels.

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Staffing through the Crisis: COVID-19 & Restaurant Employees

Black Box Intelligence

Hiring has picked back up for the industry, although there is still a long road ahead if the industry is to get back to pre-pandemic levels. At the current rate of jobs added, it could take well over a year to recover over 2 million lost employees. .

The Lack of Flavor in ‘Emily in Paris’ Is Only Emphasized by Its Meals


Courtesy of Netflix. Among the Netflix series’s set pieces are a boulangerie, a brasserie, and a bistro, which represent Paris as artlessly as the show’s American protagonist Democracy in the United States is either in its death throes or just a very painful midlife crisis.

How Does the Seasonal Transition Affect Produce Price and Availability?

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