2021

6 Ways Restaurants Can Reach Customers in 2021

Social Hospitality

For most of its existence, restaurant marketing focused on a single goal: getting more people through the door. How can you convince a customer to come to your business and spend money on your food? That all changed in 2020.

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The Advantages of Connecting Your Restaurant Group’s Payroll and Accounting Systems

Restaurant365

Payroll and accounting are some of the most complex, and critical, responsibilities for a restaurant. It is especially important to get payroll correct, because it is a heavily regulated aspect of running a business. At the core, restaurant payroll is an accounting function.

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Four Ways the Pandemic Changed the Restaurant Industry that Won’t Change Back

Sante

A 4-Part Weekly Series by Buyers Edge Platform: Part 3 Increased Focus on Food-Based Margins, Overall Spending and Accounting Operators Continue Reading. First Press May 2021 Accounting Food-Based Margins Inventory Pandemic Restaurants

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Ambient Tech Is The Future of Restaurants

Modern Restaurant Management

Restaurant technology adoption has accelerated throughout the pandemic, shifting digital tools from futuristic nice-to-haves into critical components of day-to-day operations.

Investing in Customer Experience Pays––Really Well

Discover why great customer experience is your restaurant's ultimate ROI. Download this free guide to learn how customer experience drives repeat business and profits, and how employee satisfaction affects customer satisfaction.

Restaurant Labor Costs Every Store Manager Should Track

Restaurant365

Your labor cost is one of the highest expenses for your restaurant, typically taking up to 25-35% of revenue. Many factors can increase restaurant labor costs: inefficient schedules, overtime hours, or even rising wages.

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Leveraging Back-office Restaurant Technology to Improve the Customer Experience

Restaurant365

Your back-office restaurant technology can be used to help grow both guest loyalty and your business. Restaurants are devoting time, energy, and marketing resources to improve the customer experience. However, the benefits of improving the customer experience go beyond just getting better reviews.

Restaurant Hiring: Navigating the Labor Shortage

7 Shifts

If you're having trouble finding great people to work in your restaurant, you're not alone. There's a labor shortage impacting the restaurant industry, made tougher by the pandemic.

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29 Proven Grand Opening Ideas For Small Businesses

Sling

Your business’s grand opening is a very exciting — and important, and nerve-wracking — time. It’s vital to get it just right in order to set the best tone for your business going forward.

Navigating the Supply Chain in the Restaurant Industry

Goliath Consulting

Since the start of the pandemic, safety measures such as social distancing, lockdowns and mask-wearing have completely changed our understanding of how consumers spend on food.

Think You're a Restaurant Customer Experience Expert?

Can investing in customer experience earn your restaurant higher revenue and repeat business? Test your know-how with HungerRush's quick, five-question quiz.

BEFORE THE DINING EXPERIENCE TRY THE KITCHEN EXPERIENCE

Culinary Cues

The goal of every restaurant and every chef is to create memorable experiences for the guest. Somewhere in our internal job description is a desire, and even a need to build an environment of WOW!

Restaurant Management: A Recipe for Success

Focus POS

A Recipe for Successful Restaurant Management. Beat the Odds. The restaurant industry has always been competitive, and it’s challenging to make profits and stay solvent.

How to Develop a Customer Persona and Why it’s Important

Indoor Media

Creating a customer persona is a powerful tool for understanding your consumer base. It allows small businesses to create more effective marketing campaigns for their ideal customers. It allows them to speak directly with potential clients based on their goals and needs.

Lynnette Marrero of Llama Inn, USA, Wins Altos Bartenders’ Bartender Award as Part of the WORLD’S 50 BEST BARS Awards.

Sante

Lynnette Marrero, Bar Manager of Llama Inn, New York, and co-founder of Speed Rack has been named the winner of Continue Reading. First Press Uncategorized Vol. 25 No. 12 Llama Inn NYC Llama San NYC LynnetteMarrero Speed Rack

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Don't Let Delivery Apps Dash Your Restaurant's Revenue

Get our free, must-read guide to optimizing your restaurant's online ordering capabilities to maximize revenue.

5 Effective Ways to Build Social Proof for Your Restaurant

Social Hospitality

Social proof is the idea human beings are conditioned to copy the actions of other people with whom they relate. It’s noticeable from a young age. A child that can barely walk or talk will naturally get drawn to other children playing. Teenagers get pressured into doing things by their friends.

Top 4 Ghost Kitchens Compared

Cheetah

Reading Time: 4 minutes. Ghost kitchens, a delivery-only restaurant model with no physical space for dine-in, have become essential lifelines during the pandemic.

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Get Ready for the Post-COVID Economy Now!

Embrace the Suck

The bad news : Here we are, waiting for the world to end. I know I wrote a post a little while back saying that there would be a restaurant apocalypse in 2020. I did not see this curveball coming. The good news : The world is not going to end!

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Restaurant365 and Compeat Prepare to Transform How Restaurants Operate

Restaurant365

Today, Restaurant365 announced the acquisition of Compeat , a well-known provider of restaurant back office, workforce, and business intelligence software. This is a big step for us, very exciting to me, and I wanted to tell you why we chose to do it. The goal.

Want Your Restaurant to Make More Cheddar?

A smarter POS system can help you drive revenue and increase profits—and that's just the tip of the iceberg. Download this free eBook to find out more.

How to Open a Coffee Shop: The Ultimate Guide

7 Shifts

So you want to open up your very own coffee shop. We're all here for it! Coffee shops can be so much more than a place to grab a cup of joe and a croissant. They are places where friends and family gather, where ideas are formed and spread, and where important work gets done.

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Hire Now for the Holidays

Thrive POS

With the current difficulty in finding willing and able workers in today’s economy, it is time to start thinking of what kind of seasonal help you need.

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How to Raise Restaurant Menu Prices without Negative Pushback

Ken Burgin

Inflation is back, following dramatic rises in energy costs, wages and all the food & beverage supplies we purchase. Operators still holding the price of meals to what they were 12 months ago are bearing the brunt of massive increases in the cost of ingredients. And profitability is suffering.

THE BEST OF TIMES, THE WORST OF TIMES

Culinary Cues

A Bigger Piece of Pie: Lessons on Going from Small Pizzeria to City Favorite

With the lessons in this eBook, your pizzeria can reach its full potential and create a path for long-term continued growth.

Restaurant Challenges and How to Solve Them

Focus POS

It’s Challenging. During a “normal” year, restaurant owners and operators face issues such as cash flow and capital, inventory management, hiring and training and providing excellent customer service.

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Why Truth in Advertising Matters

Indoor Media

Truth in advertising is of crucial importance. You’ve likely heard people talk about it before — it’s common sense.

Cline Family Cellars Introduces on-Premise Wines to support Post Covid-19 Restaurant Recovery

Sante

Family-owned and operated winery, Cline Family Cellars, is pleased to announce the launch of a new range of wines, SEVEN Continue Reading. First Press Vol. 25 No. 08 Cline Family Cellars Covid-19 restaurant recovery Seven Ranchlands

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New Age Recruitment Marketing Channels for Today’s Competitive Restaurant Hires

Modern Restaurant Management

In today’s tight job market, to be competitive and stay top of mind of potential hires, it’s important to launch a holistic recruitment marketing strategy to support basic recruiting functions.

The Future of Your Business is Waiting––Learn How AI Can Make Your Restaurant's Digital Ordering Experience Better Than Ever

Artificial Intelligence may have felt like a gimmick in the past, but it's quickly becoming an essential tool in the restaurant industry. AI-operated ordering systems are more sophisticated than ever, streamlining the process for both your customers and your staff. In our free eBook, "How AI Is Humanizing the Restaurant Ordering Experience," we break down why it's time for your business to take the next big step forward, and outline how you can make AI a reality in your restaurant.

How Supporting Customer Facing Staff Helps with Employee Retention – Top 5 Tips

Cheetah

Reading Time: 3 minutes. We all know that COVID-19 has changed the restaurant industry forever, but did you know it also changed patrons? Customers who have been cooped up at home for the past two years are anxious to get back to dining out.

The Perfect Recruiting Plan

Embrace the Suck

If you’re like the majority of restaurants and bars in your market, you’ve been struggling to find staff. Many operators are struggling to find any staff! Are they breathing? Can they form a coherent sentence? Hired!

Essentials of Payroll Accounting for Restaurant Groups, Part 1

Restaurant365

How you run and track your payroll accounting has a significant impact on restaurant operations. From hiring and onboarding to running employee payments and paying taxes, payroll touches on many different parts of a restaurant business.