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How CRM Can Help Restaurants Provide a Better Guest Experience

The Eat Restaurant

In the restaurant industry, maintaining good customer relationships is just as important as having a functioning kitchen. But between running a restaurant and managing its finances, restaurant management tends to forget to allocate the time to better understand their customers.

Four Ways the Pandemic Changed the Restaurant Industry that Won’t Change Back


A 4-Part Weekly Series by Buyers Edge Platform: Part 3 Increased Focus on Food-Based Margins, Overall Spending and Accounting Operators Continue Reading. First Press May 2021 Accounting Food-Based Margins Inventory Pandemic Restaurants

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How to Find and Retain Workers During the Restaurant Hiring Crisis

Modern Restaurant Management

The good news for restaurants is now that many state restrictions are lifted and dining hours are expanding, newly vaccinated patrons are venturing out, and the restaurants who survived are getting slammed with customers.

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Culinary Cues

I have been asked to provide potential solutions for a generations long dilemma in the hospitality industry, a dilemma that has resulted in physical, mental, and emotional burnout and even a dependence on drugs and alcohol to serve as a band-aid for the wounds that are formed. “My

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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.

8 Ways 7shifts Can Help You Crush Patio Season

7 Shifts

Patio season is upon us—and it looks a bit different than years’ past. Tables on the sidewalk. Sidewalk structures. For some restaurants, it’s been a lifeline during the pandemic—the only way to make payroll each week. For some, it’s been a way to improve and bolster their business.

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5 Tips for Overcoming Restaurant Hiring Challenges


It’s all restaurant owners and operators are talking about: the current staffing challenges in the restaurant industry. Restaurant restrictions are starting to ease, with many places starting to resume full indoor capacity.

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Culinary Cues

We are so close to the turning point, so close that we can almost taste it. If we can just get past the vaccine hesitancy then the country, and the restaurant industry might be able to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Well, this is what we hope.

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4 Quick Mother’s Day Sales Promotion Ideas for Your Restaurant


Reading Time: 3 minutes. Traditionally, Mother’s Day is the busiest day of the year for restaurants. Last year, COVID-19 kept many families apart, forcing them to miss out on one the most joyous, delicious celebrations of the year.

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How to Advertise Your App on Facebook: 8 Essential Steps

App Institute

Facebook is a hugely popular platform for digital advertisers. Estimates suggest it has a 19.6 percent share of all digital adverts in the U.S. This is second only to Google, which has around 37.2 percent of the U.S. market. There are some excellent reasons for Facebook’s popularity.

Four Ways Modern Labor Management Helps You Respond to Rising Minimum Wages

Modern Restaurant Management

While careful labor management has always been an important part of controlling prime costs in the restaurant industry, operators should be looking toward better ways to manage labor costs with competition for labor increasing and a potential minimum wage increase on the horizon.

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.

The Lie of ‘No One Wants to Work’


Pedro Fiúza/NurPhoto via Getty Images. Amid reports of a restaurant industry “labor shortage,” employees say all they really want are wages that makes the risk worth it After eight years in the restaurant industry, Estefanía decided she’d had enough.

Tech Initiatives that Will Help Restaurant Industry Grow in 2021

The Restaurant Group

According to Forbes, more than 40% of restaurants struggled to survive during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. What’s interesting is that G2 research highlights that almost 50 million people in the U.S. will use food apps by the end of 2021. Digital and Tech Transformation.

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Try These South Philly Happy Hours ASAP

Restaurant Clicks

South Philly is an amazing neighborhood in Philly to explore, eat, and drink. But after a long day, you may find yourself wanting to relax and grab a drink at a local bar. Luckily, this spot has plenty of great restaurants with happy hour specials you can’t miss.

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MRM Franchise Feed: Randy’s Donuts Plans Rise and Burger King Makes Sustainable Commitment

Modern Restaurant Management

Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine's Franchise Feed offers a glimpse at what's new in the restaurant franchise and MUFSO environment. Randy's Donuts Plans Aggressive Expansion.

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.

Have Delivery Apps Changed What a Restaurant Is?


Tricky_Shark/Shutterstock. The pandemic has forced restaurants to accommodate delivery in order to stay relevant. And there’s no going back now.

Is Your Restaurant Branding Working?

Indoor Media

So you’ve selected your branding and hit the ground running. You’ve done what you can to build out your social media platforms, and you’re starting to see some serious merchandise sales.

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Where to Find Vegan and Vegetarian Food in DC

Restaurant Clicks

If you follow a Vegan or Vegetarian lifestyle, it is often difficult to find great restaurants to fit your dietary needs. In Washington, D.C., there are a plethora of great restaurants that offer a large variety of Vegan and Vegetarian options. Some restaurants are entirely plant based!

How Integrated Technologies Will Shape the Future of QSRs

Modern Restaurant Management

Smart Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) brands have been able to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic by way of nimble and adaptive solutions that prioritize providing exceptional experiences to consumers, a factor that is paramount to the success of many QSRs.

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.

The Future of the Customer Journey in Hospitality

The Eat Restaurant

In a 2019 survey by Restaurant Business , 39% of restaurant operators said they were lagging in tech adoption. Guest experience

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COVID-19 Vaccine Tax Credits and Other Ways the Vaccine Affects Your Restaurant Business


COVID-19 vaccines are all over the news. There have been lots of different incentives from across the United States to encourage more Americans to become vaccinated. There are reports of free beer, doughnuts, chances to win a new vehicle—all to add a bit of incentive to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

6 Tips for Small Business Award Winners

Indoor Media

It seems like every time you turn the corner, there’s another “award-winning” restaurant. At this point, most restaurants are so heavily decorated, having an award is the bare minimum. Awards can be challenging to procure, and once you have one, it’s not clear what you need to do with it.

How Solar Power Can Help a Restaurant’s Bottom Line

Modern Restaurant Management

Each year, food waste in the restaurant industry reaches losses that are in the billions. And, while there are multiple points of waste throughout the food supply chain, imagine if it were possible to limit losses due to power outages.

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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.

Northern Liberties Bars to Liven Up Your Night

Restaurant Clicks

Northern Liberties is Philadelphia’s most popular and rapidly developing neighborhood. This neighborhood is full of things do, including great bars to visit.

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Salaried Employees: Pros And Cons For Small Business Owners


For many businesses, salaried employees are the foundation of their workforce. But the consistency and dependability of these types of team members also come with some drawbacks.

How to Write a Restaurant Mission Statement (Tips and Examples)

The Eat Restaurant

Your restaurant’s mission statement is a pillar of your identity. It tells the world who you are and what you stand for while helping to guide your decisions as a company. Management

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Quick Facts About the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) Process

Modern Restaurant Management

The American Rescue Plan Act, passed this spring, allocated $28.6 billion to a Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) to help restaurants on the road to recovery. The Small Business Administration (SBA) has recently revealed a sample form and program guide for applicants.

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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.

Northern Liberties Happy Hour Spots to Try After Work

Restaurant Clicks

Northern Liberties is an up-and-coming neighborhood in Philadelphia that has seen a lot of growth over the past few years. With so many new restaurants, bars, and shops popping up all the time, it can be hard to keep track of them all.

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70 Creative Team-Building Questions To Break The Ice At Work


Want a unique and fun way to break the ice and build a sense of unity and engagement among your employees? Set aside time to share team-building questions.

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Integrating Tech from Other Industries into Your Restaurant Business

Next Restaurants

By Adrian Johansen, Contributor. The hospitality business has always been difficult, and even more so since COVID-19 wreaked worldwide havoc. Given how tumultuous 2020 was, the last year has necessitated a complete transformation in the way restaurants function.

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Small but Mighty: How Crayons Give Restaurants a Big Bang for Their Buck

Modern Restaurant Management

Crayons are a perfect symbol of the joys of childhood: creating, playing, learning. They’re classic; they’re inexpensive … They are timeless. As basic as they may seem, crayons bring so much to the table for families in restaurants.

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.