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How to Create a Restaurant Staff Training Manual

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The restaurant industry has a reputation for high staff turnover. 2018 saw a record high 74.9%

The Future of Dining: Industry Expert Insights

Modern Restaurant Management

To discuss this topic in more detail join “Restaurant of the Future: How to Take Advantage of the Digital Transformation,” a panel discussion about how technology spurred by COVID-19 will help shape the way restaurants operate, will take place on Thursday, Aug. 20 at 4 p.m.

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How to Streamline Human Resources and Payroll in the Restaurant Industry


Successful restaurant owners and operators don’t just provide great food. For food service and hospitality in particular, an essential part of the guest experience is the interaction with employees. The people piece of the puzzle can be challenging for restaurants.

How to cope when you’re suddenly understaffed on shift


Working with a skeleton crew is a pretty common occurrence in hospitality – especially in smaller businesses, where even one person’s unexpected sick day can temporarily cripple a team.

Cost Cutting Ideas for Restaurants: Increase Restaurant Efficiency & Reduce Costs With These New Technologies

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Now is the time when your restaurant can experiment with and implement new technologies to help reduce costs, improve margins, and stay safe during COVID-19. When you optimize restaurant efficiency, your business will be able to cope during troubling times, and thrive during good times.

Wrapping Up a Restaurant Marketing Trend

Modern Restaurant Management

At the beginning of the pandemic, Paul Dioguardi, owner of Colorado-based Hickory House Ribs, realized there was only so much he could do with the amount of available restaurant tables so he decided to focus on growing the catering side of the business.

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What is SMS Marketing? How Can I Use It For My Auto Shop?

Indoor Media

No matter where you go, take a good look at the people around you. You’ll see that they are usually no more than arm’s length away from their cell phone.

7 Ways to Improve Your Restaurant’s Design for Delivery


The US restaurant delivery market is projected to reach $32 billion by 2024 , growing at an annual rate of 5%. To put that in perspective, that’s more than the GDP of the entire European nation of Iceland.

Face Pay Network, Restaurant of the Future and The Main Course

Modern Restaurant Management

In this edition of MRM News Bites, we feature a webinar that looks into the future of restaurants, face pay, delivery robots, drone delivery and a new venture for MRM. The Main Course.

The Boundary Pusher


Peter Meehan’s transgressive vision helped redefine food media with the groundbreaking Lucky Peach , and later transformed the LA Times ’s food coverage.

Should You Open A Pop-Up Coffee Shop?

Perfect Daily Grind

Opening a coffee shop can be expensive. Alongside buying stock and hiring staff, you also have to look for available premises, which is a major cost. However, if you’re looking for a way to cut down on your expenses – or even test a new idea or brand – you might consider opening a pop-up coffee shop.

Increased Cleaning Measures for Restaurants and Bars During a Pandemic

Sculpture Hospitality

The hospitality industry has always had strict cleaning standards when it comes to health and safety in restaurants and bars. Clean hands and surfaces have been the norm, especially when dealing with food and beverages. Bar Management Restaurant Operations COVID Resources

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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-August 2020 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

This edition of Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine's Research Roundup features consumers' dining desires, the power of personalization and the untapped opportunity in localized marketing. COVID-19 Consumer Dining Trends.

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Statutory Employee: Definition, Examples, And Management Tips


Did you know there’s a classification between an employee and an independent contractor? The IRS calls it a statutory employee, and designating your staff as such could have benefits for both your employee and your business.

Remodeling Your Restaurant Post-Pandemic

Next Restaurants

If there is one thing the world has learned during the past year, it’s that COVID-19 has irrevocably shaken up our idea of “normal.” The pandemic has also greatly affected businesses and multiple industries in a way that will be felt for years to come.

A Beginner’s Guide To Influencer Marketing On Instagram

Lady Boss Blogger

Instagram offers a much more targeted and engaged audience for influencer marketing than other social media platforms. An engaged audience + trust in the influencer + more views of their posts = more sales for your brand.

Best Practices for Trimming Alcohol Overhead in the COVID World

Modern Restaurant Management

Restaurants have been quick to adapt to the changing COVID-19 environment by implementing systems that offer curbside pickup and delivery while aggressively marketing their local takeout and outdoor dining options.

4 Steps to Create Effective Coupons for Auto Repair Service

Indoor Media

Looking to attract customers who need a skilled and trusted mechanic? We thought you might be. Coupons for auto repair service are a proven, profitable way to do just that. There are two reasons why: Every car needs service. Eventually, every car needs some type of maintenance or repairs.

Trending! Travel bubbles: the next big opportunity in hospitality


If your area usually relies heavily on tourism to support its hospitality industry, you've probably felt the pinch in the last six months.

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Insights from an Alabama Restaurant Operator

Restaurant Engine

Yo’ Mama’s Restaurant. Although national statistics and insights from restaurant lobbyists on Capitol Hill can be helpful, sometimes the best place to go for real advice is a local owner-operator. So we called Crystal Peterson, co-owner of a legendary eatery in Birmingham, Alabama.

What Will Bring Families Back to Restaurants?

Modern Restaurant Management

Why isn’t it over yet? When can things go back to how they used to be? Like a kid kicking their feet in the backseat wondering whether we’re there yet, these are the questions on so many minds as we all struggle to find our footing in a world impacted by COVID-19.

[Live Panel Recap] New Ways to Make Money at Your Restaurant

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The restaurant industry has irreversibly changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tasting Menus At Home and 3 Important Things To Consider


Reading Time: 2 minutes. Although some restaurants are preparing to reopen, many fine dining establishments are not turning on the stoves just yet. But that doesn’t mean we should give up on the delicious and elegant experience of a tasting menu.

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How To Get Results From Instagram Influencer Marketing

Lady Boss Blogger

Influencer marketing hits its peak on THE social media platform: Instagram. Instagram influencer marketing can really help your brand! Why not Facebook which has millions of more daily users? Because people expect to check up on their friends and family on Facebook, not on brands.

How Streaming Entertainment Can Help Restaurants

Modern Restaurant Management

Beyond just ensuring consumer health and safety , restaurants now reopening to the public need to create new marketing, entertainment and advertising strategies for incoming customers—especially now that live music could be unsafe, and just playing songs on a speaker might not be enough.

[Case Study] 1894 Lodge

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The 1894 Lodge , a culinary and communal staple in rural New Washington, Indiana, places a special emphasis on its history. The restaurant is located in a 200-year-old building–the first building in town, which in its past has been a Masonic lodge, a school, and a movie theater.

Introducing Contactless Dine-In Ordering with ChowNow


?. The COVID-19 pandemic has created an entirely new set of challenges for restaurateurs, their staff, and their customers alike. As on-premise dining resumes in many parts of the country, restaurants must adapt to the fact that safety expectations have shifted dramatically.

4 Types of Delicious Rice You Should Be Stocking Up On


Reading Time: 3 minutes. No pantry is fully stocked without a few bags of rice. With its endless colorful varieties , rice is your go-to culinary solution for practically every meal. It’s the perfect soaker for any soup or saucy dish. Fry up leftover rice and it can make an entire meal on its own.

Waste Reduction for Better Food and Increased Sales

Modern Restaurant Management

Until recently, Beyond Green Sustainable Food Partners was mainly a foodservice consulting company for schools and other large institutions, and we catered food to preschools on the side. Because of the pandemic, our consulting business is on hold while we focus solely on catering.

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Loyalty Programs Driving Returning Customers


The Fast Casual Nation Podcast offers exclusive interviews with experts ranging from top chefs and brand makers to executives and restaurateurs who work in one of the fastest-growing segments of the restaurant industry.

E-Book: Ultimate Guide to Payroll for Restaurant Operators


Download Our Ultimate Guide to Restaurant Payroll. Restaurant payroll can be a challenge with employees receiving multiple types of compensation, from tips to salaries to hourly minimum wage.

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Introducing Dine-In Ordering with ChowNow


?. The COVID-19 pandemic has created an entirely new set of challenges for restaurateurs, their staff, and their customers alike. As on-premise dining resumes in many parts of the country, restaurants must adapt to the fact that safety expectations have shifted dramatically.

Four Hands-Free Solutions to Help Make Your Restaurant Touchless

Modern Restaurant Management

COVID-19 has changed how the foodservice world operates. Many restaurants and dining establishments are looking to implement new innovations heading into 2021. One trend gaining traction is touchless technology.

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Listed Restaurants Continue to Outperform Owner-Operated Establishments

Restaurant Engine

One in four restaurants will permanently close by the end of the year, costing the country millions of jobs and at least one full percentage point of GDP. Yet for many of the country’s large and publicly traded restaurants, business would seem to be nothing but all-time highs.