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Restaurant Business Trends to Follow in 2021

Goliath Consulting

2020 has been quite a learning experience.

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How to Advertise to Hungry Shoppers

Indoor Media

We all know what it means to be a captive audience. Most often, it just means stumbling into your friend’s house only to listen to their child ramble on about their hobbies for a few hours.


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When It Comes to Indoor Dining, Restaurant Workers Face the Greatest Risk



Culinary Cues

Anyone who has tied on an apron in a professional kitchen understands the physical nature of the work. We know about the aching muscles, the throbbing feet, the faltering knees, and the heat – did I mention the heat?

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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.

YEA: Restaurants Showing Resiliency with New Openings

Modern Restaurant Management

New restaurant and food businesses are opening at pre-pandemic levels, with the number of new openings increasingly more in line with 2018 and 2019 volumes, according to third quarter data for the Yelp Economic Average (YEA) report.

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Best Fall Beers from Our Industry Experts

Bottleneck Management

Best Fall Beers. Fall has arrived and with it, all of the best fall beers of the season. If there’s one good thing about the weather becoming a little cooler, it’s these beers that keep us warm.

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How to choose the right coffee beans for your cafe


Choosing coffee beans is about more than just picking something that tastes good. In fact, there’s a lot more to coffee beans than you might think.

From Ghost Kitchens to Living Kitchens: A New Vision for Food Service’s Next Great Space

Modern Restaurant Management

Ghost kitchens, you’ve got spirit, but not much soul. Dark kitchens or virtual kitchens––real places staffed with non-ectoplasmic people—bring efficiencies to running a restaurant by providing off-site commissary services for delivery orders.

Publish Your Website with These Best Restaurant Website Builders

7 Shifts

Did you know that three in four customers will visit a restaurant's website before dining at that restaurant? In an era when enabling online ordering is essential to running a restaurant, having an online presence for your restaurant is critical.

Restaurant Technology Guys Podcast Ep. 93- Creating Restaurant Prosperity with Restaurant Experts David Scott Peters

Restaurant Technology Guys

Jeremy and David talk about people, process, technology and how to deploy it effectively. Check out David’s Bio.

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.

Stay Connected to Restaurant and Bar Customers With Contactless Tech (Part 2)

Sculpture Hospitality

2020 has been a difficult year for the hospitality industry, but many restaurants and bars are now discovering that with the implementation of contactless technology they can significantly enhance customer satisfaction and improve their own internal operational processes.

Bar 101

2020’s Marketing Lessons Hold Advice for 2021 and Beyond

Modern Restaurant Management

Raise your hand if your 2020 marketing plan included messaging about wearing a mask. No one? How about weeks-long dining room shutdowns? Still nothing?

4 Proven Reopening Marketing Strategies for Restaurants


Reading Time: 4 minutes. As businesses are gradually reopening in California , restaurants are coming up with reopening marketing strategies to fit a COVID-19 world. Last week we talked about getting your restaurant ready for reopening.

Restaurants Surviving & Adapting in the Pandemic: Hummus Labs


Part two of a series that explores how restaurants are surviving and thriving in the COVID-19 pandemic. Read part one here. .

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.

Meet Four Craft Chocolate Makers Decolonizing the Industry


Jill Fannon/Eater.

Elevate Your Food Safety Culture to Survive the COVID Crisis and Future Ones

Modern Restaurant Management

Adults with confirmed COVID-19 were twice as likely to have dined at a restaurant in the 14 days before becoming ill, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). That statistic is alarming — both for consumers and the restaurant industry.

Trends for 2022: Re-engaging with Food in a Design Led World

Future Food

Melbourne based dining barriers to meet covid safe requirements (Image via Facebook). Trends for 2022 Re-engaging with Food in a Design Led World. 2021 is going to be, in the parlance of your local footy team, a rebuilding year.

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The Missing Link: What Every Restaurant Owner Should Know About Culture

Xtra Chef

“Culture” has been a business buzzword for the last decade. Organizational gurus say it should be every business owner and CEO’s #1 priority, claiming that a strong culture can create extraordinary results like improved productivity, lower employee turnover, more sales, and higher profits.

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.

Fast, actionable cost data for your restaurant

Margin Edge

Open Road – Metropolitan Hospitality Group – 8 Units – DC Metro Area. While our industry continues to show its resiliency and traverse an unprecedented number of hurdles – there is no question there are more factors impacting our bottom lines than ever before.

How Digital Tools Can Help Restaurants Prepare Staff for Winter Patio Dining

Modern Restaurant Management

After months-long dining room closures prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic, restaurants gained new life in the summer when most government jurisdictions allowed outdoor patio dining.

Zconomy & Post-Pandemic Consumer Trends


Check out the Restaurant Recovery Resource to keep up to date on the latest innovations and ideas to help your business recover from the crisis. In this episode of The Barron Report, host Paul Barron sits down with Jason Dorsey, an acclaimed keynote speaker and the author of Zconomy.

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How to Determine Your Sales Cycle

Indoor Media

If you’re a business, you have an audience, and they have a sales cycle. It’s that easy. Understanding how to meet your customer every step of the way and push them towards your product? Now that’s a little harder. .

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.

How to Write Restaurant Job Advertisements That Get a Much Better Response

Ken Burgin

It’s not hard to write a good advertisement – most are so poorly written yours will stand out with just a little care! The secret is to offer real BENEFITS – talk about what applicants want , not just what you want – this is basic Marketing 101, and most operators ignore it.

Restaurant QR Codes: 2020’s Comeback Story

Modern Restaurant Management

The restaurant industry, along with the rest of Travel and Hospitality have been among the industries most negatively impacted by COVID-19.

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Bar Operator Stories


It’s no secret the bar business has been the most affected by the impact of COVID-19. Bar Virtual is a collaboration featuring hospitality, beverage and bar experts from around the world to share their innovations and ideas that will help your bar business survive in the new era.

The Restaurant Industry is Making a Comeback! But How?

Gecko Hospitality

3 Reasons Why Some Restaurants Are UP in Sales Over 2019. Yes, the restaurant industry, as a whole, has suffered terribly because of the COVID virus and the subsequent state and federally mandated shutdowns and restrictions on business.

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.

4 Deciding Factors To Help You Choose The Best SEO Agency

Lady Boss Blogger

Ranking well in search engines is one of the most effective ways of getting more visitors to your website and leads for your business.

SEO 101

How to Train Your Staff to Communicate Effectively with Guests

Modern Restaurant Management

A great menu or location will bring customers into your restaurant, but stellar customer service is what will keep them coming back. Providing excellent service and a friendly atmosphere will earn you regulars – and those sought after five-star customer reviews.

Quick Shutdown & Reopens: How to Prepare for Both


It’s no secret the bar business has been the most affected by the impact of COVID-19. Bar Virtual is a collaboration featuring hospitality, beverage and bar experts from around the world to share their innovations and ideas that will help your bar business survive in the new era.

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7 Must-Have POS Features to Boost Bakery Sales

The Restaurant Times

Even with the perfect ambiance and tasty delights, your bakery business may not flourish until you have invested in a robust bakery management system. Choosing the right bakery POS system is essential for your business to deliver the perfect customer experience.

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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.