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How to Write a Restaurant Business Plan [with Sample]

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You can't start a restaurant without a plan. A restaurant business plan is one of the most (if not the most) essential elements in getting a new restaurant off the ground. There are a few reasons for this: A business plan is typically the first thing any lender or investor will want to look at.

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MRM EXCLUSIVE: Guests Experiencing Restaurant Inflation

Modern Restaurant Management

Restaurant guests in cost-saving mode are eating out less and more conscious of menu prices, according to Restaurants: Consumer Trends Fall 2022/Winter 2023 a report produced by Provoke Insights in collaboration with Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine.

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CHEFS AS DIPLOMATS

Culinary Cues

At a time when it seems as if we all suffer from irreconcilable differences, it may just be the chef and a great plate of food that can bring us together. This is not a new thought; food has been used in mediation for centuries.

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Restaurant Sales Rising - Sentiment Falling

Foodable

Listen to "217. Restaurant Sales Rising - Sentiment Falling" on Spreaker. Restaurant Tech and Equipment Impact Topical Smoothie is adding a double drive-thru restaurant that could help drive franchising growth for the brand.

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Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template

When it comes to benefits, communication is critical. To help you easily explain your offerings at open enrollment, Paycor created an open enrollment sample letter (and a few tips). Download this free Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template today.

Everything You Need For Hiring New Staff

The Food Corridor

As you close the chapter on summer and ready your kitchen for a new season, you may be feeling the effects of staff turnover. Or, you may be ramping up and are in need of some extra hands on deck as you expand.

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More People Are Dining Out at Restaurants for Thanksgiving

Goliath Consulting

Tradition has been fading these past few decades. In fact, in 2011, 30 million Americans were expected to eat out on Thanksgiving. 1 Since 2011, some Americans have made ditching the prepping and cooking in the kitchen on Thanksgiving the new tradition.

When Robots Replace Restaurant Workers, We All Lose

EATER

Shutterstock. As QR codes, app-based service, and robotic servers become more and more common, that makes the job tougher for the humans working alongside them This story was originally published on Civil Eats. In 2021, I worked in a restaurant that promoted itself as the future of dining.

Storied Restaurant Critic Gael Greene Has Died

EATER

Gael Greene in 2015. Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Harlem EatUp! She was 88 Gael Greene, the “insatiable” restaurant critic who shaped New York Magazine ’s food coverage for 40 years, has died, as first reported by writer and editor Ruth Reichl. She was 88 years old.

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The Easy Button For Alleviating Supply Chain Woes

Foodable

Listen to "The Easy Button For Alleviating Supply Chain Woes | Season 8, Vol. 6" on Spreaker.

The Ultimate Playbook for Automating Restaurant Operations

Restaurants are operating with 6.2 fewer back-of-house employees and 2.8 fewer front-of-house employees. Learn what thriving brands are doing to address labor shortages, streamline operations, and maximize efficiency, all while increasing their bottom line.

How to write a restaurant marketing plan that puts butts in seats [Ideas and Strategies]

7 Shifts

Restaurant owners and operators wear a lot of hats. They're people leaders, customer service providers, line cooks, inventory managers, occasional bartenders, public relations reps, number crunchers, and even marketers. We live in a world where diners are inundated with choices.

Being Short Staffed Is No Excuse for Poor Customer Service

Modern Restaurant Management

It has been a rough two-plus years for the restaurant industry. Devastated by COVID, indoor dinning coming to an abrupt ending, employees being laid-off, others put on reduced schedules, and way too many restaurants closing.

Little Known Beer Facts: American Lager

Bottleneck Management

We hope to be able to teach you something new about your favorite pours and encourage you to try new ones with this series exploring different beer styles. Cheers! Style Spotlight . American Lager.

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Exploring the evolution of milk foaming technology in the coffee industry

Perfect Daily Grind

Around the world, milk-based coffee beverages are enjoyed by many – including the cappuccino, latte, flat white , and more. Many milk-based beverages also feature a layer of microfoam.

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10 Ways to Keep Your Hourly Employees

Getting and keeping hourly workers is no longer as simple as offering them more cash. Employees have options. But this guide from Paycor will help you put your best foot forward to recruit, retain, and develop hourly workers so you can remain competitive.

The restaurant industry needs to step up for women. We asked four leaders how to do it.

7 Shifts

When I was 16, my 21-year-old coworker at a well-known fast-food chain asked for my phone number. He assured me he would only use it to trade shifts. Later that night, he texted me, asking what I was doing. My managers also used code names based on menu items to “rate” female customers.

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Six Ways to Get More Google Reviews for Your Restaurant

Modern Restaurant Management

From higher rankings to increasing your online reputation and brand visibility, Google reviews can boost your business for completely free.

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How To Open a Gym: A Guide for New Owners

Sling

If you’re interested in learning how to open a gym, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we discuss some of the key steps for opening a physical fitness center and introduce you to a tool that can make opening, organizing, and operating any business much easier. Table of contents.

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Do specialty coffee shops play a role in gentrification?

Perfect Daily Grind

Although there are many reasons to celebrate and support the specialty coffee industry, it has received some criticism in recent years – most notably for being elitist and inaccessible.

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Scheduling Headaches? AI Can Solve Them

Machine learning proves to be effective for predictive scheduling and empowers employees by giving them more control over their lives and schedules. Download this guide to find out more!

Is Guest Loyalty Overrated?

Gecko Hospitality

Loyalty of a hospitality business customer has been recognized as the dominant factor in the success of the firm. But with so many brands and properties competing against each other, this can be difficult.

Winter Is Coming: Make Sure You’re Ready by Planning Ahead to Boost Your Bottom Line

Modern Restaurant Management

As the winter months quickly approach, restaurants must prepare to continue serving their customers while navigating weather and health and safety challenges. Ongoing inflation, higher interest rates, escalating food prices, and a tight labor market across industries add to the uncertainty.

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14 Types of Retail Pricing Strategies, Plus Helpful Tips

Sling

One of the keys to running a successful business is choosing the right retail price strategy. If you set your price too low, you may have a hard time turning a profit. If you set your price too high, you might lose market share.

How has grinder technology developed to preserve coffee freshness?

Perfect Daily Grind

As many coffee professionals will confirm, if you want to pull excellent espresso shots, investing in a high-quality grinder is essential. While the espresso machine itself is of course a major factor, grinders play a huge role in making sure your coffee tastes as good as it can.

7 Ways To Avoid Today's HR Compliance Risks

With remote work on the rise, salary history bans in effect, and Fair Workweek laws passed, HR compliance has become more challenging. Discover the 7 most prominent HR compliance hurdles of today, and learn how to avoid them detailed in Paycor’s recent guide!

How Black Gloves Took Over Cooking Videos

EATER

RusAKphoto/Shutterstock. Black nitrile gloves have emerged as a calling card of the food content creator class — and a polarizing one, at that On Instagram, black-gloved hands pull apart a stuffed chocolate cookie until it’s held together by only sticky tendrils of marshmallow.

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Keeping Up with the Holiday Hiring Rush

Modern Restaurant Management

The holiday rush is here, and as the world goes from pandemic to endemic, customers are dining out more. However, the harsh reality is that the current labor shortage is making it a challenge for many restaurants to handle the workload.

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5 Key Areas For Faster ROI From Digital Transformation In Hospitality

Apicbase

The hospitality industry, like any industry, benefits from digitisation and automation. Apicbase partner Yollty , a loyalty software based in Luxembourg, takes a closer look at the critical areas of digital transformation in hospitality.

Coffee News Recap, 4 Nov: PRF to return to Colombia in 2023, more than a third of UK hospitality businesses at risk of closure due to rising costs & other stories

Perfect Daily Grind

Every Friday, Perfect Daily Grind rounds up the top coffee industry news from the previous week. Here are this week’s stories. Mon, 31 Oct. UKHospitality survey finds more than a third of UK hospitality businesses at risk of closure due to rising costs.

Using AI to Test Innovative Restaurant Employee Communication and Scheduling Models

AI technology is helping restaurateurs rise to complex labor challenges and laws with machine learning solutions that improve working conditions for staff, leading to happier employees who stay onboard and bring their best to work.

3 Ways to Always Have New Things to Try on Your Menu

The Rail

By Jill Goodwin, Contributor Just like all fads, food trends come and go. If you want your restaurant to stay popular, relevant, and exciting, you have to keep on introducing new dishes and drinks. While customers may have a few favorites, a menu that never changes gets boring, fast.

Hallowine Time!

The Wine Knitter

"​It’s Halloween and time to celebrate! I’ve compiled some tasty "hallowines" from past articles and a few spine-tingling stories to share on this spooky but fun holiday!

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How To Use TikTok To Market Your Restaurant + Examples (2022)

MadMobile

It's time for your restaurant to tap into the power of the fastest-growing social media app that has taken the world by storm—TikTok. A recent survey by MGH found that 53% of millennial users visited a restaurant after seeing it on the app. The fact is, your business has the opportunity to blow up if you are promoting it on TikTok’s platform. Marketing

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