2018

Hiring Tips

Core Hospitality

Getting the right people is always going to be a challenge. There are a few questions you need to ask your team. On every resume drop off is someone doing a 30 second screen with 3 important questions for them that matters to your operations.

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Take a Byte Out of This: Emerging Restaurant Technology

Social Hospitality

Modern technologies change the world as we know it. New restaurant technology changes the game for operators and consumers alike. IoT and bluetooth sensors, virtual reality training, advanced robotics, and artificial intelligence improve restaurant operations and experiences in a variety of ways.

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Restaurant Instagram: Case Studies

Food Business

Restaurant owners don't have time to wander around dreamily imagining good social media. You don't know everything about social media, either. BUT, you need clarity, instruction and examples. Zeroing in on what makes good content on social media--that's what you need.

2018 173

What Makes a Good Restaurant Manager? [Restaurant Manager Skills List]

Bottleneck Management

What makes a good restaurant manager? At Bottleneck, we strive to hire and develop the best employees. Furthering their knowledge and professional growth is something we’re fiercely committed to.

2018 83

Technology Trends that will impact the Restaurant Industry in 2019

Uncorkd

Technology in the restaurant industry is booming and within the next year its impact will be very apparent. The new tech trends that will surely shake up the restaurant industry in 2019, are augmented reality, mobile scheduling apps, and digital beverage management.

2018 73

What to Consider When Getting a Winery POS System

iTab POS

Point of sale systems have come a long way in recent years. They are no longer only used in restaurants but in bars, coffee houses, and even food trucks! Now, POS systems are increasingly being used in wineries.

2018 60

How to turn angry customers into fans

Izettle

It doesn’t matter how awesome your food is – or that your friends think you’re a social genius. Facing angry customers is inevitable for anyone running a restaurant, food truck or food stand. Follow these five steps and transform difficult moments into positive customer experiences.

2018 70

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Kitchen Equipment List That Every New Restaurant Needs

Harbor Touch

List of the Top 10 Must-Have Kitchen Equipment for Restaurants. Opening a brand new restaurant can be confusing and stressful. With so many different things to keep track of, it can be easy to forget kitchen equipment and appliances that are essential to operating your business.

How To Hire High Performing Hospitality Employees

Harver Hospitality

Hospitality industry is struggling with high turnover rates. You can fight this by hiring the right people! Take a look at the skills high performing hospitality employees must have and how to measure them. Recruitment Inspiration Hospitality Data-Driven Recruitment Quality of Hire Recruitment

2018 74

Restaurant Consulting Tips for the DIY Restaurant Owner or Manager

MBB Hospitality

The restaurant business can be tough. It takes a strong passion for what you do to help you stick out the long hours and emotional and physical fatigue. If you are doing it alone, it can seem like a long uphill battle. Don’t worry though, help is on the way.

2018 52

Are managers managing or are they leading?

Core Hospitality

Does the manager take enough time developing their people Are they rallying the staff pre revenue period with a shift meeting? Creating direction and synergy with the staff. Managing the staff to create the guest experience? Working the floor via the “Manager 500” operations model. Are the managers conducting any one on ones with staff that need it post shift? Are there section seminars scheduled for advance training monthly? Are the best staff on a development plan to potentially be leaders?

2018 153

5 Ways Instagram Can Help Boost Restaurant Marketing

Social Hospitality

Restaurant marketing is forever changed by Instagram. When you walk into a bakery and order a Triple Cheese Cheesecake, what is the first thing you do when it arrives? If you belong to the Instagram generation, you likely take out your phone to take a picture.

2018 169

Systems in a Restaurant

Food Business

THREE SYSTEMS FOR RESTAURANTS. This month I've find myself thinking, "the procedures in the restaurant arn't current!" Restaurants, cafes and breweries are ever changing, and hopefully ever growing. Adding technology is part of those changes.

2018 130

Restaurant Storytelling: 5 Tips to Drive Customer Engagement

Restaurant Logic

No matter what size your establishment might be at the moment, chances are that you will want to build on those foundations in the future. According to statistics, the average lifespan of a restaurant is approximately 4 years, with 17% failing to stay in business in their first year.

2018 56

How Restaurants Can Ignore Sales and Increase Profits

Uncorkd

You see it all the time. Restaurant flyers crammed in mailboxes. Facebook and instagram posts promoting daily specials. Restaurants are constantly chasing down customers, spinning their wheels on ways to bring in more guests to drive up sales.

2018 55

The Ultimate Guide to Turn your Restaurant into a Literal Money-Making Machine

iTab POS

Running a restaurant business is no easy feat. You need to work round-the-world and time is limited for you. In such circumstances, your ability to run business operations without reducing the quality of food and service can be the difference between failure and success.

2018 52

5 loyalty hacks

Izettle

One of the most important tasks for entrepreneurs in the food and drink business (and most others, to be honest) is getting customers to return – again and again. Here are 5 simple things you can start doing today in order to boost your customer loyalty. Initiate face recognition.

2018 60

Bytes to Eat: Online Ordering Solutions for Pizzerias

Thrive POS

As any good comedian will tell you, delivery is everything. And when it comes to food delivery apps and services, the same rules apply. More and more customers are regularly using online ordering platforms to get restaurant food delivered to their home or office.

TechTable Summit 2018: A Round-up of This Year’s Restaurant Technology Event

Single Platform

The TechTable Summit 2018 took place on October 17th. SinglePlatform members attended the event to discuss trends and learn more about the current state of the restaurant industry. We’re sharing this year’s highlights with you. About TechTable.

2018 52

5 Ways to Combat Employee Stress In Your Restaurant

Harbor Touch

Working in a restaurant is stressfull. Food servers know there’s more moving than standing around in their jobs, but they may question their standing in a culture that doesn’t show them great respect. Lack of respect has been widely cited as a cause of workplace stress for restaurant workers.

2018 49

Restaurant Staffing: 9 Tips for Hiring the Right Staff

MBB Hospitality

Owning and running a restaurant is a lot of hard work and you can’t be successful without the right team behind you. Hiring the right staff that has the skills and passion needed for this industry is crucial. Check out our guide: Restaurant Staffing: 9 Tips for Hiring the Right Staff: 1.

2018 52

Manager 5oo

Core Hospitality

Are the managers just holding the shift together? Are your employees inadvertently sabotaging your business due to lack of direction at busy times? The manager 5oo is the leadership training article that focuses on guest experience flow. A simple to use and extremely effective brief on where restaurant leaders need to be, when and why.

2018 100

Five Ways to Make Your Food More Instagram-Worthy

Social Hospitality

It’s no secret food is one of the most popular segments on Instagram. Restaurants are taking advantage of this trend by catering to Instagrammers. For example, many now use simple presentation and photography techniques to help make food images go viral.

2018 141

RESTAURANT BRANDING -- KEEPING FRESH

Food Business

KEEP CURRENT As an owner of a food related business, you have people and responsibility pulling you in different directions. So, if bringing one more task to your attention is not what you want to read, stop now, come back later.Know that its not good to ignore the appearance of your business.

2018 130

How to Navigate the New Facebook Algorithm

Restaurant Logic

On January 11, 2018, Mark Zuckerberg, on behalf of Facebook made a statement. One of our big focus areas for 2018 is making sure the time we all spend on Facebook is time well spent,” he announced.

2018 73

What Restaurateurs Need to Know About Online Reviews

Uncorkd

Online reviews posted by consumers on sites like Yelp, TripAdvisor, Google, and Facebook have changed not only the ways diners search for and discover places to eat, but also how restaurateurs today market to their audience.

2018 66

Boost Customer Retention In Your Restaurant with Loyalty Programs and Marketing

iTab POS

Boost Customer Retention. People say that the ‘first impression is the most important’ and it is. But that does not mean it’s the only thing that’s important. A well-rounded experience is more than just the first impression.

2018 56

Simple tips for hiring great coffee shop staff

Izettle

Owning a café can be one of the most rewarding jobs in the world. But as you know, it’s not short of challenges, especially when it comes to hiring and managing staff.

2018 60

5 Simple LinkedIn Tips to Boost Your Restaurant Management Network

Gecko Hospitality

LinkedIn may not be quite as big as Facebook, but it has around 250 million active monthly users, and it’s an ideal site for connecting with other restaurant industry pros.

2018 67

Reshaping Your Restaurant Management With the Right Software

Single Platform

Managing a restaurant is not for the faint of heart. But as a restaurant owner, you already knew that! From effectively managing inventory to upholding health standards, restaurateurs and those in the hospitality industry have their work cut out for them.

2018 52

New HotSchedules Features Support Oregon’s Fair Work Week Requirements

Hot Schedules

As Predictive Scheduling legislation spreads across the nation, we continue to build new features that help managers meet their compliance obligations. HotSchedules already supports key provisions including the right to rest (aka: no more clopenings!),

2018 70

The 5 Biggest Food Delivery Risks

Wasserstrom

The food delivery trend has exploded over the last several years and it shows no signs of slowing down. Even restaurants who never thought that they would be doing delivery have had to at least consider adding this service.

2018 77

How are your managers developing their staff?

Core Hospitality

Set a Goal. When coaching hospitality staff, service or kitchen, you should always set a goal for them. It may be learning another section, or righting a wrong that they have done on shift ie) Uniform standards. Either way you need to keep three things in mind. What was the opportunity (Let them identify) -What is their course of action to remedy (Let them identify) -Steer the conversation so they can self discover Keeping it engaging will create a better buy in and purpose for their training

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Restaurant Taxes: Top 12 Tax Deductions and Tips For Restaurants

Harbor Touch

With Tax Day approaching, many people are getting the final touches done on their submittals. With restaurant taxes , you have some special tax considerations that are different from other business types. Before you sign off and file your return, consider these 12 restaurant tax deductions and tips for restaurant owners to maximize the amount of money you keep and can put back into creating delicious dishes for your happy customers. Sales Tax Requirements.

2018 49

FINDING STAFF FOR YOUR RESTAURANT

Food Business

Arn't you tired of the struggle to attract and/or find good employees to your cafe, brewery, restaurant or catering company? This problem is real. I'm not even going to belabor that point. It's just gonna make us sad!

2018 130

How to Write a Great Restaurant Blog with Valuable Content

Restaurant Logic

How to Write a Great Restaurant Blog with Valuable Content. The hospitality industry is booming as it has never done before and the arrival of the internet and especially content marketing has only enhanced this growth in the market.

2018 56

5 Fall Cocktails to Capture the Flavors of Autumn

Uncorkd

The flavors of fall are comforting and familiar, like an old sweater pulled from storage or the back of your closet. But fall cocktail flavors also give bartenders a chance to get creative.

2018 69