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5 Tips For Restaurant Menu Marketing

Indoor Media

Today, customers are dining out in an entirely different way. A large portion of foodies aren’t even visiting restaurants anymore and have turned instead to ordering take out through different delivery platforms.

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The New Risks of Dining Out

EATER

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Festive Cocktails for Winter

Sante

Try new cocktail recipes to add sparkle to the dark winter days ahead. Creative Cocktails February 2021 cocktails spirits

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FOR THE LOVE OF RESTAURANTS and COOKING

Culinary Cues

I am optimistic and realistic at the same time.

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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.

Surprising Ways that Tech Can Help Evolve Your Restaurant

7 Shifts

If the past few years have taught us anything, it’s that restaurant technology is no longer a nice-to-have. It’s a necessity for building a modern and future-proof restaurant.

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Contactless Gives Guests Control of Their Own Experience

Modern Restaurant Management

Late in 2020, Eureka! Restaurant Group, which owns and operates 24 restaurants throughout California, Idaho, Nevada, Texas, and Washington, said it would be the first in the nation to introduce a completely contactless dining experience, while maintaining a guest-forward approach to hospitality.

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Impress Locals in 5 Easy Steps

Indoor Media

One of the reasons it’s so difficult for small businesses to compete with national chains is the sheer amount of advertising resources big brands have in their pocket.

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How Beechwood Doughnuts Streamlined Their Operations to Make 10,000+ Doughnuts A Week

7 Shifts

Beechwood Doughnuts is a popular doughnut bakery in St Catharines, Ontario, which has been serving delectable doughnuts—from nanaimo to pumpkin cheesecake —to thousands of customers for six years.

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Top Marketing and Public Relations Trends for the Restaurant Industry in 2021

Modern Restaurant Management

2020 brought plenty of obstacles, and many business lessons along with them. As businesses begin to plan their strategy for 2021, they’ll need to leverage as many marketing and PR trends that they can to better raise paid and organic brand awareness.

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35 Employee Appreciation Ideas That Won’t Break The Bank

Sling

Employee appreciation has a reputation for being difficult. First you’ve got to think of some way to do it. What will my employees respond to? What will they enjoy? And then you’ve got money to consider. It can’t be too expensive or you won’t be able to do it often enough to make it worthwhile.

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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.

6 Budget-Friendly Marketing Tips

Indoor Media

Today, more and more consumers are turning to small businesses for their everyday needs. A new focus on “shopping local” has helped keep customers returning to many salons, restaurants, and stores — but the pressure of competing with national brands remains daunting.

The Toxicity of Restaurant Kitchens Is Exactly Why I Never Reported Abuses

EATER

Restaurant workers are made to feel powerless by design — and that keeps abusive chefs and toxic kitchens unchecked This is Eater Voices , where chefs, restaurateurs, writers, and industry insiders share their perspectives about the food world, tackling a range of topics through the lens of personal experience.

Five Ways to Engage Franchisees and Drive Profitability During the Pandemic

Modern Restaurant Management

In a study conducted by InGage Consulting and Franchise Business Review, franchisees that are engaged in their business are 3.7 times more profitable than those that aren’t. And during a pandemic that has lasted for nearly a year and devastated thousands of restaurants, engagement is crucial.

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Choosing the right online ordering platform for your multi-location restaurant

ChowNow

When looking for the right online ordering platform for your multi-location restaurant, it’s important to choose one that will help you remain profitable and give you the tools you need to run a successful business. .

Protecting Revenue and Profitability During Unexpected Times

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is the latest example of unexpected turmoil, albeit on a larger scale, which initially caused voluntary, which initially caused voluntary and mandatory closings of dine-in areas as people needed to slow the virus spread by practicing social distancing. 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.

Restaurant food costs continue to rise. What can you do about it?

Crunchtime

It's 2021 and your food costs are still rising faster than usual. What can you do about it? We all know that 2020 was an awful year for most restaurants. Now 2021 doesn't appear to offer any let-up in the near term.

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Small Businesses Turn to Demand Planning to Thrive

Cheetah

Reading Time: 4 minutes. Demand Planning is the critical driver of food supply chain operations from farmer to consumer. Complications from COVID-19 have amplified the need to forecast demand, and accuracy of those forecasts have a direct impact on revenue and profits.

2021 Restaurant Insurance Outlook

Modern Restaurant Management

The U.S. restaurant industry has a loaded plate as 2021 picks up steam – especially from an insurance and financial protection point of view.

Watch Webinar: Maximizing Restaurant Accounting Efficiency to Increase Your Bottom Line

Restaurant365

Staying competitive in the modern restaurant industry requires that you increase efficiency so that you can focus more time on strategies for reducing controllable costs and increasing revenue growth.

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

With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting virtually every industry, few have been hit harder than restaurants. 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.

Restaurant Technology Guys Podcast Ep. 107 – Managing Privacy Policy with Hans From Termageddon

Restaurant Technology Guys

While a bit of an interesting name, the team at Termageddon does a great job of helping protect your business. Join Jeremy and Hans where they talk about privacy policies and how to keep your restaurant and your customers safe. Check them out at [link]. The post Restaurant Technology Guys Podcast Ep.

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Introducing 7shifts' Referral Rewards!

7 Shifts

We here at 7shifts hope that 2021 has been the fresh start for your business that we all needed! In an effort to make your year even better, we’re launching an exciting new referral program for 7shifts—where you get $100 for every friend successfully referred!

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Why Restaurants Need a Sexual Harassment Policy

Modern Restaurant Management

More sexual harassment claims are filed in the restaurant industry than any other, with as many as 90 percent of women and 70 percent of men having experienced sexual harassment in the industry.

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Maximizing Restaurant Accounting Efficiency to Increase Your Bottom Line

Restaurant365

Complete the form to view this on-demand webinar. Staying competitive in the modern restaurant industry requires that you increase efficiency so that you can focus more time on strategies for reducing controllable costs and increasing revenue growth.

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A Masterclass in Restaurant Digital Transformation

Speaker: Jay Coldren, Alex Barrow, and Greer Kimsey, Street Sense Team

Behaviorists say it takes 21 days to solidify a habit. 365 days of quarantine later, it's safe to say that our customers will be keeping some quarantine habits. At the center of these habits is the digital world: online ordering, advertising, booking, reviewing, etc. It will become essential for restaurants to create omni-channel experiences for customers, and to market them effectively. Join Jay Coldren and his team in this masterclass to learn the tactics for dominating the digital restaurant sphere.

How to Use Facebook For Your Small Business

Indoor Media

Whether you’re starting a small business or beginning to build your social media presence, one of the easiest platforms to use is Facebook. In some ways, this platform led the charge for small business advertising by allowing users to create a profile and compete with national brands.

7 Diversity Activities And Icebreakers For Coworkers

Sling

Hiring a diverse team is the first step in positioning your business for success. But you need to go further than just hiring individuals and hoping your team gels. Conducting diversity activities can help your team get to know one another better and form a sense of group cohesion.

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Firing Fails: Six Common Reasons Necessary Employee Terminations Tank

Modern Restaurant Management

There is no question that firing or laying someone off is an onerous leadership task. Still, there are going to be times when it is absolutely necessary to terminate employment.

Watch Webinar: How to Take Advantage of New Hire Tax Credits in 2020

Restaurant365

There are several government programs that offer tax credits of up to $9,600 per new hire. Plus, if you have continued to support your staff during the COVID-19 crisis, there are programs under the CARES Act that offer thousands per employee in credits.

Restrictions Into Opportunities: How to Make Your Restaurant Succeed

Speaker: Patrick Cottrell and Joe English

Whether your state allows outdoor dining, takeout only, or a little bit of both, we're here to help. Join Patrick Cottrell and Joe English from Sculpture Hospitality, for a webinar on Jan. 26th, and get your restaurant to thrive in face of pandemic restrictions

The Best Recipes to Cook This Week, According to Eater Staffers Who Actually Cooked Them 

EATER

Beef and aubergine fatteh by Nigella | Tanay Warerkar. Beef and aubergine fatteh, flour tortillas, and the world’s best cabbage, period It’s week trazillion-and-four of pandemic cooking, and you’ve hit a rut. Nay, a trench.

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Offsetting Rising Labor Costs Through Effective Menu Engineering

Hot Schedules

Menu Engineering Helps Hospitality Teams to Manage Costs in 2021. Agility and cost controls should be top priorities as the industry gets ready for a return to travel.

MRM Research Roundup: End-of-January 2021 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

This edition of MRM Research Roundup features the latest restaurant sales stats, brand loyalty, Valentine's Day spending plans and more. Same-Store Sales Fall. The fourth quarter was not good for restaurant sales; each month posted worse same-store sales growth than the previous month, according to Black Box Guest Intelligence. By December, same-store sales growth fell to -13.3 percent year-over-year, the worst month for the industry since July.

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Watch Webinar: Roundtable Webinar Discussion Marketing Tips for Promoting Your Restaurant Business Today

Restaurant365

Marketing for restaurants is critical. Online presence is a key component and a lifeline for many restaurant businesses. Watch our roundtable on-demand webinar discussion as marketing professionals discuss tips on how to increase your reach both organically and in paid advertising.

Maximize Your Margins Masterclass

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. It takes a lot of perspective and a ton of experience to optimize your net profit from within, so that's where we come in. 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.