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Culinary Cues

It’s time to accept where we are, listen and understand where we might be going, put aside our frustrations and begin to establish a working strategy that is based on what is inevitable.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Restaurant Franchising in 2021

Modern Restaurant Management

The trends around restaurant ownership change with time, but the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated consumer and investor trends alike.


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Second Time’s the Charm

Modern Restaurant Management

Second-generation restaurant spaces are an increasingly popular and appealing option for landlords and tenants alike. The restaurant business is not for the faint of heart.

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Food Chain Crisis Explained: Supply Disruptions & Rising Prices


Reading Time: 5 minutes. Heinz nearly ran out of ketchup packets this year, practically triggering a nationwide ketchup shortage. A surge in demand caused by the delivery and take-out boom is partly the reason. But the root cause runs deeper than that.

Niche Solutions vs Comprehensive Platforms

Save yourself time and money – ditch the niche.

Where to Get Delicious Sushi in Chicago

Restaurant Clicks

People often venture into the Windy City for the culture, sights, fantastic shopping, and of course, the wide variety of restaurants and cuisines, sushi included. You can get a direct flight from most airports, take in a baseball game (Cubs or White Sox?),

Restaurant Management Software: Everything You Need To Know

The Restaurant Times

The restaurant industry is evolving at an incredible rate. Running a restaurant comes with long and short-term problems that will exhaust you if you don’t have any assistance or prior experience.

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Meeting Today’s Restaurant Hiring Challenges with Technology


Hiring tools can help streamline the repetitive process. A hiring solution allows managers to organize and manage applications all in one place, automatically tracking applicants in the hiring pipeline. This article was published in Hospitality Technology.

Where to Find the Best Wings in DC

Restaurant Clicks

The Fall is upon us, and we all know what that means – watching games with family and friends while enjoying day game food and snacks.

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5 Bar Inventory Management Tips and Best Practices

Sculpture Hospitality

Taking inventory in your bar or restaurant is time-consuming, and one of the things that most bar managers or owners push down to the bottom of their to-do list. Bar Management

Outside the Four Walls: A Sudden Shift in Behavior

Modern Restaurant Management

In February of 2020, the restaurant industry was on a long, slow march toward digital sales growth. As a percentage of overall sales, digital averaged around five percen t.

Where Are the Hourly Workers? Finding Hourly Applicants in Today's Labor Market

Learn about 6 compelling insights that are contributing to the current hourly shortage, and uncover 4 actionable strategies to help you boost applicant flow up to 9x - even in today’s labor market.

How to Calculate Gross Profit for Your Restaurant Business


Tracking your profit margin, in the current moment and over time, is critical to managing your restaurant’s financial health.

The Top 24 Places to Eat in Napa

Restaurant Clicks

Napa, California, is graced with some of the most incredible restaurants in the nation. Are you looking for places to eat in Napa, CA? Then you’re in the right place. We’re going to cover the finest restaurants the area has to offer.

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Food Cost Percentage: Definition, Calculation, And Optimization


Looking for a way to increase profits, get control of expenses, and keep your bottom line in the black? The solution is simple: Calculate your restaurant’s food cost percentage.

Can I Cut Costs Without Customers Noticing?

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

New Restaurants Checklist: Ensuring Success

Developing a business plan is key when it comes to new restaurant startup success. Restaurant owners should have a clear picture of their goals, strategies, and budgets in order to determine and allocate resources properly. Read this checklist with it's 4 key steps to ensure your restaurant's success.

Prepare for the New Digital Holiday Rush with Focus eGift

Focus POS

Focus Expands Gift Card Offerings with a Digital Alternative to Plastic Cards. San Antonio, TX – October 1, 2021 – Focus POS, a leading provider of restaurant management software, announces the availability of Focus eGift digital gift card solution.

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17 Orlando Restaurants You Need To Try ASAP

Restaurant Clicks

Whether you’re visiting Orlando or you’re a full-time resident, you’re probably going to want to know where all the best places to eat in the city are. As someone who is always hungry and loves to eat, I can relate. I’m always trying to find the top restaurants near me, no matter what city I’m in.

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How To Find A Seasonal Job And Get Hired


Seasonal jobs aren’t just for high-school and college students anymore. Many adults now take seasonal work to supplement their income, boost their savings, or prepare for a one-time major purchase.

From a Spark to a Flame

Modern Restaurant Management

Clay Murphy has always been bold. You can hear it in the way he talks nowadays — proud and declarative and maybe even a bit brash — and this confidence was certainly a trait he’d already picked up by the time he reached his twenties.

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The Restaurant Technology Buyer's Checklist

Evaluating new technology for your growing restaurant enterprise tends to be a long, murky, burdensome process. After helping dozens of companies on their restaurant management solution selection journey, we’ve identified the common factor in finding the right fit: precise, thoughtful research. In this simple guide, we highlight the twelve most essential research areas that technology evaluators need to include in their evaluation journey. Download the guide today.

In Protest of Bad Treatment by Corporate and Customers, Instacart Workers Consider Walk-Off


Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images.

17 Tuscaloosa Restaurants You Should Check Out

Restaurant Clicks

Tuscaloosa, AL, is well-known for being the home of the University of Alabama and the Crimson Tide football team. What this beautiful southern city should also be known for is great food! Having visited many places, I decided to put together a list of where to eat in Tuscaloosa.

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Food Chain Crisis Explained: Rising Food Prices & Supply Disruptions


Reading Time: 5 minutes. Heinz nearly ran out of ketchup packets this year, practically triggering a nationwide ketchup shortage. A surge in demand caused by the delivery and take-out boom is partly the reason.

Ahead of Fire Prevention Week – Is Your Restaurant Safe?

Modern Restaurant Management

As a result of the Great Chicago Fire that killed 250 people in 1871, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed an annual week in October as Fire Prevention Week, now the longest-running public health and safety observance on record.

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.

8 Restaurant Advertising Strategies In 2021

The Restaurant Times

The finest restaurant marketing is often a good press telling your story and how well you serve the dinners in the town. However, no one will know how delicious your cuisine is if they have never heard about your restaurant.

17 San Diego Sushi Restaurants You Should Try

Restaurant Clicks

With some of the best weather and most beautiful Pacific beaches in the world, San Diego is a top tourist destination for families and young singles to kick back, relax, and enjoy the epic California sunsets.

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Why you should optimize your Google My Business page

Goliath Consulting

To gain more visibility on Google, many businesses have created a Google Business Page. Google My Business is a free tool for business owners to use. Google My Business enables you to manage and optimize your Business Profile on Google.

Coca-Cola Research Reveals What Guests Want Post-COVID

Modern Restaurant Management

Six major themes are expected to drive restaurant operator profitability and beverage attachment post-COVID, according to the Coca-Cola 2021 Fountain Foodservice Beverage Strategy Survey. The themes include: pent-up demand. off-premise growth. expectation for ease and convenience.

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.

5 Tools To Expand Your Restaurant’s Social Media Presence

The Restaurant Times

Social media presence is an important part of running a contemporary business, and it’s quickly becoming a popular restaurant marketing tool for attracting new customers and converting them into regulars.

Fort Worth Restaurants You Should Check Out This Week

Restaurant Clicks

Whether you’re in Fort Worth for the annual Stock Show and Rodeo or a Texas Christian University football game, you have many great options for where to eat in Fort Worth.

What Is Huitlacoche — And Why Aren’t U.S. Diners Eating More of It?



Recruiting Ideas for Low Wage Workers 

ExactHire - Restaurants

Prior to the pandemic, most people used terms like “essential worker” to refer to healthcare workers, police and other first responders. 2020 changed our perceptions of what we think of when we consider jobs that are indispensable to the functioning of our society.

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.