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How To Run an Effective Pre-Shift Meeting

7 Shifts

When it comes to running a restaurant, every shift counts. A bad shift can lead to unhappy customers and disgruntled staff.

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Liquor Inventory: How to Choose the Best Bar Inventory Software

Sculpture Hospitality

Let’s not beat around the bush. Taking bar inventory is time-consuming, tedious and probably one of the things you drop to the bottom of the to-do list. Bar Inventory

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It’s Time to Focus on the Good

Modern Restaurant Management

Looking back on my last few articles, I have focused on facts, on technology and on the hard time that we are all having hiring staff. However, in the past few months, I have run across some incredible stories that are heartwarming and inspiring.

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Why Restaurant Inventory Management is an Accounting Function

Restaurant365

The success of your restaurant group, in the short- and long-term, rests on a solid foundation of restaurant financials. Restaurant accounting covers all areas of your business, even inventory.

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.

Guide on Providing Excellent Customer Service: Before, During and After The Meal

7 Shifts

You may serve the best food on the block, but if your restaurant doesn't match its dishes with plausible customer service, your customers may never come back.

100 Inspirational Quotes For Work To Keep You Motivated

Sling

We all need a little extra motivation sometimes. This is especially true when you’re in a management position. You have dozens of responsibilities to handle, from hiring and scheduling employees to doing inventory and accounting.

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Why Restaurant Merch Is the Most Effective Marketing Tool

Cheetah

Reading Time: 4 minutes. As restaurants continue to explore new revenue streams in an ever-changing environment, restaurant merchandise is stealing the limelight as an innovative, fun product that does wonders to your bottom line. Besides, everyone could use a little fun this summer.

Proven Ways To Establish Restaurant Cost Controls

7 Shifts

The news of minimum wage increases across North America is hardly 'news' these days.

Chat It Up! Here’s Why Hotel Chatbots are Growing in Popularity

Gourmet Marketing

Just What Is a Hotel Chatbots Anyway? . You’ve probably already been using chatbots in some area of your life. A chatbot is simply a type of digital technology that can respond to human queries in an intelligent manner.

How a Virtual Supply Chain Identifies Challenges and Solutions for Restaurants

Modern Restaurant Management

While the restaurant sector shut down during the pandemic, food supply chain technologists were working hard to open new avenues to improve automated processes for restaurants.

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.

How Important is Local Advertising?

Indoor Media

Try to remember the last advertisement you saw. If you’re reading this on a computer, you might see one in your browser at this very moment. Online advertising is incredibly pervasive. Google is an advertising company masquerading as a search engine company.

Eater Is Hiring a Texas Reporting Fellow. Is It You?

EATER

Valentina’s Tex-Mex BBQ’s Real Deal Holyfield breakfast taco | Robert J. Lerma/EATX.

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How to Use a Trivia Quiz for Restaurant & Pub Training, or to Keep Customers Connected

Ken Burgin

A good Trivia Quiz is a great way to lift the spirits and stretch the brain, and in the time of Covid lockdowns, it’s also an excellent way to stay connected with customers, staff and friends.

How Privacy Updates Will Impact Your Restaurant’s Ad Strategy

Modern Restaurant Management

Over the years, tech companies like Apple, Facebook, and Google have released privacy updates without most restaurant marketers thinking twice about how they impact their ad strategies. So, as a restaurant marketer why do you need to pay attention to this iOS14 update ?

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.

Seasonal Staff Challenges and How to Handle Them

Bizimply

Seasonal staff are a common occurrence and hiring (and letting go of) employees can be complicated. When it is happening every year, it adds to the complexity of running a business; especially if you are managing multiple teams and locations.

HARVEST TIME

Culinary Cues

Late summer and early fall are very exciting times for chefs. Summer heat is winding down, the colors of autumn are beginning to highlight trees and plants, and gardens are presenting kitchens with some of the most dynamic fruits and vegetables to grace restaurant menus.

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Hell’s Kitchen Brunch Spots to Try Out This Weekend

Restaurant Clicks

If you’ve ever typed the words “brunch Hell’s Kitchen” into an internet search engine and attempted to grab a late morning or early afternoon breakfast/lunch, you likely understand that brunch is a highly sought-after activity during the weekends.

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Craft a Successful PR Response in the First 72 Hours of a Crisis

Modern Restaurant Management

Today’s news cycle is measured in seconds (on a slow day!), and rumors can snowball into a perfect storm. No one wakes up wishing for a PR crisis, but when it hits, it’s imperative to gather your team, follow your crisis plan, think ahead, and set the tone and direction of your response.

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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.

How To Calculate a P&L Statement For Your Restaurant

BNG Point of Sale

How this Restaurant Income Statement Template Boosts Profits . When starting out in the restaurant business, there are many methods and procedures that improve your chances for success, and one of the most powerful is a Profit and Loss Statement (P & L Statement).

Top Travel Industry Trends for 2021

Gourmet Marketing

The travel industry has shifted and reshaped forever following the COVID-19 pandemic. There have been innovations that have risen because of necessity but are likely to stay around forever.

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Smarter Digital Ordering | Season 4, Vol. 8: Bite

Foodable

Listen to "Smarter Digital Ordering | Season 4, Vol. 8: Bite" on Spreaker.

Designing the Ultimate Cocktail Space for 2021’s Evolving Expectations

Modern Restaurant Management

In 2020, the pandemic forced over 111,000 bars and restaurants in the United States to close permanently, severely impacting the drinking and dining scene abandoned last winter.

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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.

Why Adopting Digital Menus Is Easy And Better With Restaurant POS System

The Restaurant Times

Digital menus are the menus that are presented to customers as soft-copy. They are visible on a screen and generally give them the option to order online. They can be accessed via QR codes, websites, or mobile apps directly by the customers without any assistance from the restaurant staff.

Hiring Former Offenders

ExactHire - Restaurants

Help Wanted! Now Hiring! Sign On Bonus to Work! Those attention grabbing, highly colorful signs are everywhere on windows, billboards, and yard signage. Look on social media or pick up a newspaper – more “Help Wanted” content.

The Best Summer Tomato Recipes, According to Eater Editors

EATER

Natasha Breen/REDA&CO/Universal Images Group via Getty Images. What to do with ripe tomatoes? The salad, sauce, and pasta recipes that make the most of summer’s greatest bounty. With all due respect to stone fruit and watermelon, there’s no food that screams Peak Summer more than the tomato.

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Trends in Restaurant Wall Design

Modern Restaurant Management

The design of a restaurant can provide the ambiance needed to keep customers coming back, even if the building’s space isn’t divided into specific use areas.

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What I Wish I Knew Before Buying A POS System

For multi-unit restaurant operators, poor technology decisions have disastrous, rippling consequences. Whether you have twenty locations or two hundred, the decision of which POS system to use can define your operation, team culture, growth potential, and profit margins — either by unlocking opportunity, or holding you back from it.

What is the Marketing Funnel?

Indoor Media

In a perfect world, you purchase some advertisements, they run, and you immediately have a much bigger customer base knocking down the doors of your business. If only it were that simple. No, marketing is more complex than that, both an art and a science.

San Antonio Brunch Spots You Should Try This Weekend

Restaurant Clicks

San Antonio, the Alamo City, the Mission City, the River City, the Military City. Whatever you prefer to call it, San Antonio is full of fun things to do, eat and see. If there’s one thing that stands above all others, however, it’s brunch. Too late for breakfast? Too early for lunch?

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How I Got My Job: Designing NYC’s Coolest Restaurant Merch and Food Labels

EATER

From eye-catching labels for chile sauce to restaurant wallpaper, Overice founder Meijun Li translates culinary vision into visual design In How I Got My Job , folks from across the food and restaurant industry answer Eater’s questions about, well, how they got their job.

How To Invest in the Perfect Kitchen Equipment for Your Restaurant

Modern Restaurant Management

When you’re starting a new commercial food business, you’ll need a range of equipment depending on the nature and type of your business. Choosing the right commercial kitchen equipment for your establishment is essential.

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.