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What is the Difference Between Actual and Ideal Pour Cost?

Sculpture Hospitality

Have you read our previous blog, " Bar Inventory: What is Pour Cost Percentage and How is it Calculated?" , on what pour cost in your bar is and the formula you can use to calculate it? Restaurant Operations Bar Inventory

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The Next Generation of the Dining Experience

Modern Restaurant Management

When thinking about the future of the dining experience post COVID, it is easy to get caught focusing on things like digital only self-service, sci-fi-like drone food delivery and taking pills or shakes instead of food.

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Restaurant Operations Overview: What You Need to Know

7 Shifts

All tasks in a restaurant are interconnected. For example, kitchen managers rely on software to let them know how much expected inventory they have in stock.

THE STORY IN A COOK’S EYES

Culinary Cues

Nowadays a question I am often asked is: “Why is it so difficult to understand cooks and chefs?” The answer, quite simply, is – you can’t understand a cook unless you are or have been one. That may seem like a copout, but it is true.

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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.

10 Ways to Drive Long-term Restaurant Profitability

Restaurant365

As a restaurant owner or operator, you always have restaurant profitability on your mind. But when you think of restaurant profitability, are you thinking about both the short-term and the long-term? Of course, there are small changes you can make in the short-term to benefit operations.

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13 Restaurants with Outdoor Dining in Washington DC

Restaurant Clicks

The weather is beautiful, and we are all ready to dine outdoors in the Washington, D.C. Outdoor dining is a favorite amongst Washingtonians, and we have rounded up the leading restaurants you should try! This article includes restaurants that are diverse, and they are all outstanding.

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Order Up! Offer Financial-Based Incentives to Tackle Staffing Challenges 

Modern Restaurant Management

Staffing presents a huge challenge for restaurants trying to go back to full employment following the pandemic. Kitchen and front-of-house employees are simply harder to find. Interviews with potential employees are being scheduled, but no-shows are the norm.

Celebrating Pride Month 2021 at Your Restaurant No COVID Limits

Cheetah

Reading Time: 4 minutes. Pride Month is about to be celebrated throughout June and restaurants are getting ready to be the beating heart of it all. This year’s theme is “All in This Together” as #SFpride51 focuses on the local community.

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Pandemic Lessons for Restaurant Owners

Indoor Media

The pandemic has been an extremely tumultuous time for just about everyone. Both individuals and businesses were hit hard. With most states having reopened to some extent, vaccination rates rising, and unemployment numbers far better than they were in the summer of 2020, things are looking up.

Amazing Water Ice in Philadelphia

Restaurant Clicks

As the temperatures begin to rise and summer leaves you wanting to dump some ice cold water on your head, there’s one thing that may be able to help you out: water ice.

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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.

SEO Tips to Help Restaurants Vault into the Google Six Pack

Modern Restaurant Management

Finding a restaurant today is typically accomplished by typing in search terms like “Italian restaurant near me.” ” From there, the majority of people look at only the top three to six results served up by Google and other search engines to select their restaurant of choice.

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4 Best Third-Party Delivery Services Alternatives For Your Restaurant Compared

Cheetah

Reading Time: 6 minutes. With third party delivery apps growing their user base by the millions each year – even before the pandemic – we would not hesitate to say that delivery is the future of dining. For larger chains this is good news.

Using Facebook and Instagram for Small Businesses

Indoor Media

Long gone are the early days of the internet, when computers were prohibitively expensive and smartphones were yet to exist. Almost as long gone are the early days of social media, when people assembled on message boards as the primary online social medium. MySpace has come and gone.

Philadelphia’s Most Amazing Bakeries

Restaurant Clicks

We can all agree that Philadelphia is full of things to eat, drink, and explore. After visiting one of the amazing restaurants or bars, you may find yourself craving something sweet. When that’s the case, I recommend stopping by one of many delicious bakeries in town.

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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.

MRM Research Roundup: End-of-May 2021 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

This edition of MRM Research Roundup features What Feeds Us, top delivery apps, popular drinks and who is winning the chicken wars. The State of What Feeds Us.

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The School of Lil’ Deb’s Oasis

EATER

Carla Perez-Gallardo, who opened Lil’ Deb’s Oasis in 2015. For queer artists and cooks, this restaurant was a “life raft,” an incubator for queer creativity. But what will become of Lil’ Deb’s Oasis as they move on?

How to Succeed at Restaurant Reputation Management (tips & examples)

The Eat Restaurant

Of all the different markets in the world, few are as highly reviewed and publicly scrutinized as the restaurant industry.

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Where to Drink Wine in Philly

Restaurant Clicks

I think most people can agree that Philadelphia’s bars are diverse and offer unique experiences at each location. After a long day, sometimes the best thing you can do is sit back and relax with a glass of wine.

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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.

Digitally Transforming the Restaurant Industry with No-Contact, Self-Ordering and Payment Technologies

Modern Restaurant Management

The digital transformation is leaving no industry untouched. The restaurant industry has seen some major shifts lately.

How to Write a Business Proposal in 2021: 6 Steps + 15 Free Templates

App Institute

If you need to know how to write a business proposal, congratulations! You just found an amazing resource packed with business proposal examples and free templates to help you get started. It’s totally normal to feel overwhelmed (and a little bit anxious) about writing a winning business proposal.

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The Best Tips for Greeting Customers at a Restaurant

The Eat Restaurant

Greeting guests the right way as they arrive at your restaurant is no small detail. It's their first impression of what their dining experience will be like, and we all know how important first impressions are. Hosts and hostesses have a big responsibility on their shoulders.

Guest Blog: Fixed Asset Accounting: Say Goodbye to Inaccurate Balance Sheets

Restaurant365

If you’re a fixed asset accountant who manages multiple locations, the following challenges may sound familiar. Paper invoices are not routed to the appropriate approvers or categorized correctly. You can’t accurately calculate depreciation expense with missing information.

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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.

Three No-Cost Ways for QSRs To Reduce Monthly Expenses

Modern Restaurant Management

It’s an understatement to say the pandemic hit the Quick Service Restaurants (QSR) hard. Those who were able to ride out the worst of the lockdown found themselves pivoting towards 100 percent takeout orders fueled by intense social media campaigns.

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Boba and Bubble Tea Explained

Restaurant Clicks

A term that you might have heard floating around recently is boba, and you might be left wondering what it is. Boba and bubble tea is becoming increasingly popular around the world and more and more places are starting to sell it. .

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The Five Customers You’ll Meet in Your Small Business (and how to turn them Loyal!)

Candy Bar

33% of customers will choose your competitors over you — if they experience even one instance of bad service. What makes one business’ service better than the other? How can you […]. The post The Five Customers You’ll Meet in Your Small Business (and how to turn them Loyal!)

Guest Blog: Fixed Asset Accounting: Say Goodbye to Inaccurate Balance Sheets

Restaurant365

If you’re a fixed asset accountant who manages multiple locations, the following challenges may sound familiar. Paper invoices are not routed to the appropriate approvers or categorized correctly. You can’t accurately calculate depreciation expense with missing information.

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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.

The Allure of Modular Marketplaces (Podcast)

Modern Restaurant Management

The technology behind food lockers and modular marketplaces was already on its way to being recognized for its multiple applications in food service before the pandemic, but now the pace has accelerated.

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Sophisticated Philadelphia Cocktail Bars

Restaurant Clicks

We all know that Philly is a great place for food, drinks, and nightlife. Bars and clubs can be the perfect spot from time to time, but occasionally, you just want to grab a couple of drinks in a quiet, relaxed spot. When that’s the case, I recommend going to a cocktail bar.

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WOK BOYZ Increases Average Sales by 6% With POSist

The Restaurant Times

Infusing the intense flavors of Asian Street Food and the experience of wok cooking, the famous restaurant chain, WOK BOYZ has been growing rapidly in recent years. The Dubai-based brand is eyeing expansion in the Indian, UK, and Canada markets through franchise partnerships with local companies.

Ransomware attack hits another massive, crucial industry: meat

EATER

The JBS Foods plant in Greeley, Colorado. JBS has partially shut down its operations due to a ransomware attack. Andy Cross/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images. JBS Foods, the world’s largest meat producer, has gone partially offline.

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

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.