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11 Must-Read Restaurant Management Books

The Eat Restaurant

There is always room to learn, and reading restaurant management books can be the finest method to achieve so, whether this past year was your restaurant's first or its thirty-first. Restaurant books can assist you in setting goals, such as choosing what initiatives you want to start, continue, or stop working on. They are packed with insightful information and insights.

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What Does It Take To Run A Michelin-Star Restaurant?

The Restaurant Times

Restaurants with a Michelin rating are known for providing an unmatched fine dining experience. However, many people are confused about whether a Michelin Star is for chefs or restaurants. Chefs do not receive Michelin stars. Each star indicates how well-regarded the restaurant’s cuisine is, and they visit the establishment in person. Restaurant chefs aspire to receive a Michelin Star or a James Beard Foundation honor.

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Restaurant training in 2023: An comprehensive overview for owners

Open for Business

Restaurant training is one of the most important things an owner can put into place. Well-trained teams mean shifts run smoothly and guests are happy with service. When all team members fully understand how to execute their roles and responsibilities at the restaurant , they are more confident and engaged on the job. And they stay in the job longer.

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13 Ways to Promote Your Restaurant on Social Media

The Rail

By Sarah Jarosz, Contributor Social media has revolutionized how businesses market their products and services, and restaurants are no exception. Whether you're a small, local restaurant or a large, chain restaurant, social media can be a powerful tool to help you attract new customers and build brand awareness. In this article, we'll discuss ten ways you can promote your restaurant on social media.

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How to Build the Ideal HR Team

HR doesn’t exist in a vacuum. This work impacts everyone: from the C-Suite to your newest hire. It also drives results. Learn how to make it all happen in Paycor’s latest guide.

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Outdated Health and Safety Checks Are Holding QSRs Back

Modern Restaurant Management

As customers continue to feel more comfortable dining out, restaurants should have health and safety measures down pat. More than 90 percent of Americans say that it’s vital for a restaurant to be visibly clean while dining indoors, outdoors or when ordering takeout. Exceeding health and safety standards not only ensures the well-being of customers, but it also cultivates a positive experience that fosters loyalty.

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Which restaurant brand really invented the drive-thru? Here are some clues.

Restaurant Business

Restaurant Rewind: It's a mystery with no fewer than five claimants to the title of innovator.

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The Ultimate Guide To Restaurant Profit Margin

The Restaurant Times

Making enough money to keep your restaurant running is one of the major challenges a restaurant faces. For this reason, the profit margin of your restaurant is one of the defining factors of its success. It is well known that the hospitality sector has lower profit margins than other market segments. In fact, according to reports , the net profit margins across the restaurant industry decreased from 16% in Q2 2021 to 9.59% in Q2 2022.

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This tech company is using ChatGPT to respond to restaurant reviews

Restaurant Business

It's the first of SOCi's AI-powered "Genius" tools. The marketing provider just raised $120 million to help develop more.

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The Inspiring Women of 7shifts

7 Shifts

On International Women’s Day, we celebrate the tremendous impact that women make around the world every single day. We’re proud to work with so many exceptional female-identifying Shifties. So for International Women’s Day, we asked our team to nominate the women at 7shifts who have inspired them. Some of the recurring themes we heard? The women at 7shifts are: Not afraid to stand up for what they believe in Always their authentic selves Eager to embrace new challenges Advocates for their teamma

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Planning Your Restaurant's Path to Profitability

Speaker: James Kahler, COO of Full Course

Ever wondered where to splurge and where to safely conserve when it comes to operating and growing your restaurant? 🤔 Join James Kahler, COO of Full Course and industry visionary, in this new webinar where he'll talk all about best practices to invest in your restaurant's success! Whether you're a new business or an established restaurant, a seasoned pro or a rookie, you'll learn the keys to sustainable success in this competitive industry.

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SEO for Bars and Restaurants

Modern Restaurant Management

If you run a bar or restaurant, you already know how important it is to have an online presence. But having a website or social media page isn't enough anymore. In today's competitive market, you must ensure your business can be easily found online. That's where SEO (Search Engine Optimization) comes in. Here are ten reasons why your bar and restaurant needs SEO: Boost Your Online Visibility Put your business on the map with SEO!

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What is a flat red coffee & where did it come from?

Perfect Daily Grind

In many coffee shops around the world, more and more baristas are developing new and innovative drinks. These beverages can help a coffee business to stand out, as well as creating new sensory experiences for consumers. One example is the flat red, an espresso-based drink which includes steamed pomegranate and orange juice. The beverage originated in Ukraine, where it continues to remain popular.

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97: Fourth Pillar - Product = Quality

Food Business

We dig into the fourth pillar of a successful business: product & quality. Going deep with the Six Pillars of Success as a method for business owners to roadmap change and stability into their business. The Six Pillars are Brand Strategy, Financial Stability, Operations, Product Quality, Avenues & Distribution, and Hospitality. Quality is where product, service and time blend togther.

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2023 Beer Trends

Bottleneck Management

2023 Beer Trends Bottleneck’s Purchasing Manager is giving us all the insight into the beer trends still to come in 2023. Brand Extension Over the past few years, we have seen guests returning over and over to their favorite beers. There is comfort in a sure thing! Keeping that idea in mind, there is a trend towards breweries taking their most popular brands and turning those brands into a series of seasonal brews.

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Recruit and Retain New Blue-Collar Talent

Blue-collar jobs have a branding problem. One company, GEON, partnered with Paycor to find the solution. Learn how to attract, engage, and retain blue-collar employees, helping them build meaningful careers – and support your company’s goals.

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We Can’t All Be #SaltBae, But We Can Deliver Memorable Dining Experiences

Modern Restaurant Management

It seems like no one goes out to eat anymore, but maybe today’s consumers are just looking for something new. From the rise of Instagram food bloggers and selfie walls to paying outrageous prices for the #SaltBae experience , consumers are now expecting restaurants to deliver an experience beyond flavor. In a world still recovering from a pandemic and economic crisis, consumers long to escape into experiences of delight and togetherness.

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How can El Salvador leverage Pacamara coffee like Panama leveraged Gesha?

Perfect Daily Grind

El Salvador is the smallest country in Central America, spanning some 21,000km2. However, the country cultivates some of the most sought-after coffee varieties in the world. Among these is Pacamara – a variety with potential for excellent quality. To add to this, El Salvador also boasts unique microclimates and terroir which contribute to the production of high-quality coffee.

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How to Increase Restaurant Sales: 20 Effective Tips & Strategies

The Eat Restaurant

Sales in the restaurant industry can be extremely volatile. With seasonality, external competition, and a number of other factors at play, it's often difficult for restaurant operators to not only get a grip on their restaurant sales but also increase them. What many restaurateurs fail to see though, is that even the most popular restaurants around town have the potential to easily improve their sales.

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Another big Burger King franchisee declares bankruptcy

Restaurant Business

Meridian Restaurants Unlimited, which operates 118 Burger King restaurants in nine states out west, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, blaming a combination of low sales and soaring inflation.

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Top 5 Ways to Optimize Your Loyalty Strategy

Speaker: Lauren Barash, Vice President, Brand Marketing

In an ever-evolving industry, building and retaining loyal customers is critical to the success of any restaurant business. Join Lauren Barash, VP of Brand Marketing at Full Course, as she delves into the world of restaurant loyalty programs, and reveals the top five essential strategies to optimize your approach! This webinar will explore: Loyalty trends and what you should be focusing on 📊 Actionable insights and ideas to help you develop the most powerful and effective loyalty program

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Inside a Chef-Designer Collab

Modern Restaurant Management

A restaurant’s design is a guest’s first impression, setting the stage for the experience to come. When creating an elevated dining space, it’s critical for there to be a meeting of the minds between the chef and designer that culminates in a setting that is reflective of the chef’s vision and taste. Hospitality designer Beatrice Girelli, co-founder and design director of Indidesign, recently conceptualized The Desmond, headed by Executive Chef Jason Neroni, at the all-ne

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A guide to roasting specialty coffee blends

Perfect Daily Grind

In recent years, blends have become more and more prevalent in specialty coffee. Whether it’s the growing number of roasters selling them or more World Coffee Championship competitors using them as part of their routines , it’s clear that blends have made something of a comeback. However, while it certainly takes skill to roast single origin coffees, roasting specialty coffee blends also requires a high level of expertise.

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Why It’s So Hard to Find Girl Scout Cookies This Year

EATER

The newest Girl Scout Cookie flavor is also the toughest to buy. | Willie J. Allen Jr./Getty Images Supply chain issues and unexpected demand have led to shortages, making it a weird year for the beloved fundraiser For many folks, February is the start of the most wonderful time of the year: Girl Scout cookie season. Pretty much anyone can appreciate the combination of adorable children enthusiastically exploring the wide world of entrepreneurship with delicious cookies that only cost $5 per box

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Creating Great Leaders: What does the Hospitality Industry Require Today?

Gecko Hospitality

It may have been a long-standing debate, but recent studies now declare that leaders can indeed be made! While some advantages in leadership ability may come naturally to certain individuals, many of the most crucial skills and talents are developed through education and experience. And while having an innate “leader spark” is certainly helpful – it’s those honed abilities ultimately determining success or failure at leading others.

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The Complete People Management Toolkit

From welcoming new team members to tough termination decisions, each employment lifecycle phase requires a balance of knowledge, empathy & legal diligence.

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Keeping a Safe Bar Environment on Busy Holidays

Modern Restaurant Management

The St. Patrick’s Day drinking statistics are sobering. Over the St. Patrick’s Day weekend in 2019, 63 percent of car-related fatalities involved drunk drivers, and in 2018, 33 percent of pedestrians killed in car crashes over the holiday were intoxicated with a BAC over 0.08. Spirit sales are 153 percent higher than usual over the holiday weekend, and it’s the number one beer drinking holiday.

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Coffee News Recap, 10 March: PRF El Salvador announces final speaker lineup, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz agrees to testify at US Senate hearing & other stories

Perfect Daily Grind

Every Friday, Perfect Daily Grind rounds up the top coffee industry news from the previous week. Here are this week’s stories. Mon, 6 Mar PRF El Salvador announces final speaker and panel lineup. The two-day forum will take place at the Salamanca Exhibition Centre in San Salvador on 16 and 17 March 2023. Newly confirmed speakers include Gabriel Flores of Belco El Salvador, Sarra Corrales of Finca Los Pinos in Nicaragua, and Victor Flores of Biscuit Factory in Honduras.

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8 Best Practices for Implementing an Operations Management Platform

Crunchtime

A software tool on its own will not transform your business. It must be combined with a company-wide commitment to organizational and cultural change. An effective, well-designed implementation strategy is just as important as the technology itself.

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Pay-What-You-Can Markets Provide Produce for the Common Good

EATER

Shutterstock Across the country, farm stands using a sliding scale payment model are feeding communities against tough odds This story was originally published on Civil Eats. Every day, Marc James sees blatant income inequality in the LeDroit Park neighborhood of Washington, D.C. “To the north, you have the Kelly Miller housing projects, where about 94 percent of residents are below the federal poverty limit and most are unemployed,” says James, who worked as the farm programs manager at Common

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2024 Restaurant Spending Trends to Stay Ahead of the Curve

How do you stay on top of what your customers are expecting when they step through your doors? Do you know what’s on their mind? How are you going to account for what they’re planning on doing months from now? As we head into 2024, price-related issues are still top-of-mind for restaurant customers after the inflation boom earlier this year. In this new report, we give you the latest insights on consumer spending trends, attitudes on tipping, and how you can respond.