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8 Hiring Resources to Help You Find Great Waitstaff

Restaurant Engine

Hiring good staff is integral to your overall customer dining experience. With more than two and a quarter million waitstaff in the United States, competition is fierce, and hiring just the right team members can be crucial to your restaurant’s success.

AI, COVID and the Acceleration of Digital Transformation for Restaurants

Modern Restaurant Management

According to The Enterprises Project , digital transformation can be defined as the integration of digital technology into all areas of a business, fundamentally changing how you operate and deliver value to customers.

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5 Proven Ways To Leverage Restaurant Analytics Data for Boosting Revenues

The Restaurant Times

In an increasingly competitive and unpredictable F&B industry, it is difficult to keep up with the latest trends and align the processes accordingly. However, with the recent advancements in technology, restaurant owners can now have detailed access to valuable information.

The American Restaurant 2022 (Post Pandemic)

Culinary Cues

Ah…now is the time for everyone to start speculating about what the restaurant business will look like when all of this craziness is over.

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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.

6 Ways Restaurants Can Reach Customers in 2021

Social Hospitality

For most of its existence, restaurant marketing focused on a single goal: getting more people through the door. How can you convince a customer to come to your business and spend money on your food? That all changed in 2020.

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How to Set Up Online Ordering for Restaurants

7 Shifts

If you weren’t thinking that much about online ordering before, you definitely are now. The habits of diners have changed, and our approach to off-premise along with it. The easiest way to get your food out there is by partnering with a third-party delivery app.

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Culinary Cues

An exercise that I have found to be really helpful is to occasionally state/re-state what you believe in as a chef.

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DoorDash 101: the essential guide for restaurants


Since its inception in 2013, DoorDash has become one of the biggest players in on-demand food delivery in the United States.

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4 Tips For Setting Your Marketing Budget

Indoor Media

Whether you’re considering your first campaign or trying to get a better sense of how much you could have saved on your last one, it’s time to set a firm marketing budget.

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Restaurants Turning to Automation

Modern Restaurant Management

More than 90 percent of restaurants have made, or plan to make, investments in kitchen automation technology, according to a report from Square that looks at the future of restaurants and retail.

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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.

Your Complete Restaurant Inventory Management Glossary of Terms

Sculpture Hospitality

Whether you’re the owner of a restaurant or the day-to-day manager, you likely got into this career for the love of creating delicious dishes and delighting customers. Restaurant Inventory

‘We’re Reclaiming Beer Because It’s Ours’


The overwhelmingly white image of beer culture erases a much longer, far-reaching narrative of Black brewing. In a 1995 article in the Journal of Black Studies , Kenneth Christmon describes an interaction between the French ethnographer Marcel Griaule and a Dogon elder and priest named Ogotemmeli.

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How hotels can address health and environmental concerns in 2021


Reducing the environmental impact of hotels and resorts has been an industry priority for decades. And in a world forever changed by the spread of COVID-19, addressing health and environmental concerns has become a critical aspect of hotel operations.

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‘Life Is All About Balance’

Modern Restaurant Management

The pandemic has been particularly hard on the restaurant industry and its workforce. That’s why many are sharing experiences and making efforts to explore mental health and wellness initiatives.

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Protecting Revenue and Profitability During Unexpected Times

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is the latest example of unexpected turmoil, albeit on a larger scale, which initially caused voluntary, which initially caused voluntary and mandatory closings of dine-in areas as people needed to slow the virus spread by practicing social distancing. 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.

15 Questions to Ask When Looking for a QuickBooks Alternative for Your Restaurant Group


It’s common that a single-location, small-sized restaurant may start the business with generic accounting software, like QuickBooks. And when a business only has one set of books to manage, this bookkeeping solution may function well enough at first.

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Restaurant Loyalty Program Ideas: How to Start

7 Shifts

Restaurants have been pressured to make the move online to stay afloat amid the global pandemic and city-wide lockdowns. Leveraging F&B technologies solutions can entice online customers and attract traffic to your website and social media pages.

What is Your Restaurant Culture? 3 Reasons Why an Authentic Restaurant Culture Keeps Staff and Guests Engaged

Goliath Consulting

Though words like “work culture” and “cultural fit” have been controversial in the recruiting realm (1), there is no denying that restaurants with excellent work culture benefit from happy employees and many loyal customers. So what do we mean by culture? And what does it mean to have a great one?

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Spirited Discussion About To-Go Cocktails (Podcast)

Modern Restaurant Management

In this episode of The Main Course host Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) Executive Editor Barbara Castiglia gets into a spirited discussion about to-go cocktails, 2021 beverage trends and more with Nicole Quist, Beverage Director for bartaco. Things at bartaco changed when COVID-19 became reality.

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What to Consider When Purchasing a Point of Sale Solution for Your Restaurant

With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting virtually every industry, few have been hit harder than restaurants. Consumer preferences have shifted from what is trendiest to what is safest. They are looking for ordering and fulfillment options on a greater scale than ever before. The solution? A comprehensive restaurant point of sale (POS) system that helps owners gain actionable insight, master efficient operations, and become more competitive.

The Legacy of Malinda Russell, the First African-American Cookbook Author


Malinda Russell’s “A Domestic Cookbook” offers more than culinary advice. It also gives clear attribution to figures who are typically erased or lost to history. In 1866, Malinda Russell self-published A Domestic Cookbook: Containing a Careful Selection of Useful Receipts for the Kitchen.

DoorDash 101: the essential guide for restaurants


Since its inception in 2013, DoorDash has become one of the biggest players in on-demand food delivery in the United States.

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The Most Overlooked Essential for Multi-Unit Restaurants


Consistent, streamlined experiences are table stakes —pun intended—for restaurants. Predictable and high-quality food, service, operations, and customer experience makes businesses more profitable, builds trust with guests, generates loyalty, and makes everyone’s life easier.

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In the Pandemic, the Need to Prepare for Severe Weather Becomes Critical

Modern Restaurant Management

The past year has been a challenge for small businesses and no industry has been impacted quite like small hospitality operations. Restaurants have been flexible, nimble and downright creative to keep the doors open during the pandemic.

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A Masterclass in Restaurant Digital Transformation

Speaker: Jay Coldren, Alex Barrow, and Greer Kimsey, Street Sense Team

Behaviorists say it takes 21 days to solidify a habit. 365 days of quarantine later, it's safe to say that our customers will be keeping some quarantine habits. At the center of these habits is the digital world: online ordering, advertising, booking, reviewing, etc. It will become essential for restaurants to create omni-channel experiences for customers, and to market them effectively. Join Jay Coldren and his team in this masterclass to learn the tactics for dominating the digital restaurant sphere.

As Cities Mandate Hazard Pay for Grocery Workers, Groceries Sue


A grocery employee wipes down a protective plastic screen that surrounds her cash register during the early days of the pandemic | Joe Raedle/Getty Images.

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110. Restaurant Technology Guys Podcast Ep. 110 – Better Labor Practices with TimeForge

Restaurant Technology Guys

Join Jeremy and Audrey Hogan of TimeForge where they talk all things labor. From compliance to scheduling to what the future holds for labor management. Check them out at Employee schedules, labor management, and so much more – TimeForge. The post 110. Restaurant Technology Guys Podcast Ep.

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Demand Planning to Help Food Suppliers Weather the Next Storm


Reading Time: 4 minutes. Texas was blanketed in white this month as the deadly winter storm and single-digit temperatures moved across the South.

MRM EXCLUSIVE: Recession, Resilience and the Eventual Restaurant Industry Recovery

Modern Restaurant Management

COVID-19 has been a devastatingly destabilizing force for the food service industry. This time last year, industry revenue was strong, job growth was evident, and small business diversity was alive.

Restrictions Into Opportunities: How to Make Your Restaurant Succeed

Speaker: Patrick Cottrell and Joe English

Whether your state allows outdoor dining, takeout only, or a little bit of both, we're here to help. Join Patrick Cottrell and Joe English from Sculpture Hospitality, for a webinar on Jan. 26th, and get your restaurant to thrive in face of pandemic restrictions

How Restaurants Can Support Employees During COVID-19

Next Restaurants

By Adrian Johansen, Contributor. The arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic turned our lives upside down. In an instant, we lost our normal ways of life in exchange for lockdowns and safety guidelines.

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9 Best Seafood Restaurants in Philadelphia

Restaurant Clicks

Philadelphia is a haven for good food: the city is full of famous restaurants, world-class chefs, and delicious eats. Seafood in Philly is no exception, as there are plenty of seafood restaurants serving fresh fish daily.

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How to Make a Viral Video

Indoor Media

Today, there is nothing better for business than a viral video. While some videos may grow traction over time, viral videos seem to explode in a matter of hours. After the first several thousand views, somehow, these videos end up on every consumer’s screen and amass millions of views in a few days.

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The COVID Gardening Renaissance Depends on Seeds — if You Can Find Them


Shutterstock. Demand for seeds is up this year, and many hope this is the sign of a longer-term shift toward people growing their own food This story was originally published on Civil Eats. Annastasia Mullen has been expanding her home garden in Des Moines, Iowa, since 2015.

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Maximize Your Margins Masterclass

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. It takes a lot of perspective and a ton of experience to optimize your net profit from within, so that's where we come in. 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.