Managing Bar Supply Chain During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Goliath Consulting

Reopening restaurants with current supply chain issues makes this once rare scenario seem to be a weekly occurrence. With the increasingly frustrating variables in the current restaurant industry, beverage supply chain does not need to be the straw that breaks the camels back.

Responding to COVID-19’s Impact on the Restaurant Supply Chain

Goliath Consulting

The COVID-19 pandemic has proven to us all just how interconnected our food system is in the US if not, the world. The supply chain failure and the domino effect of its impact have been a wake-up call for even the veterans of the food industry. by Bora Kang.

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Innovative Models Keep Restaurant Revenue and Supply Chain Flowing

Modern Restaurant Management

” Reviving The Supply Chain. Now more than ever, it is important for restaurants to maintain a healthy connection with their supply chain. If restaurants aren’t ordering as much food to serve in house, suppliers end up with a backlog of perishable goods.

How Delivery Services Are  Impacting Restaurant Supply Chains 

Modern Restaurant Management

While food delivery is nothing new, breakout services like Uber Eats and DoorDash have capitalized on what customers want most: convenience. According to Forbes , by the year 2025, the online food delivery industry will reach $200 billion.

OUR DAILY BREATH: PROBLEMS WITH THE CENTRALIZED FOOD SYSTEM

Culinary Cues

It became obvious to some that putting all of our eggs in one basket was not a wise decision for our country, a decision that could lead to a breakdown of the food production/distribution system if conditions turned sour. Just an opinion: Food for thought.

My State Is Opening. What Supply Chain Considerations Should I Keep in Mind Moving Forward?

Modern Restaurant Management

Q : What Supply Chain Considerations Should I Keep in Mind Moving Forward? A : As states and counties look to reopen across the US, one area restaurant operators are looking toward is their supply chain. Equipment Marketing Operations reopen logistics Supply Chain

EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP WHEN IT SEEMS TO BE IN SHORT SUPPLY

Culinary Cues

Leaders need to understand that the majority of these independent operators are good at two things: making consistently good food, and providing real service for guests that they work hard at knowing and caring for.

Chicago and Oakland McDonald’s Workers Win COVID-19 Protections After Months of Substandard Supplies and Training

EATER

Fast-food and other service workers have faced increased risks on the job during the pandemic, often without adequate protections or hazard pay. Photo by Ira L. Black/Corbis via Getty Images.

Food Safety Never Takes a Holiday 

Modern Restaurant Management

With the season of food and Thanksgiving when holiday food is at the forefront, what are defined standards and procedures that restaurants should keep top-of-mind to set the expectations regarding food handling and preparation during the holiday rush?

Food delivery in the COVID-19 climate

Deliverect

With the closure of restaurant dine-in services to slow the spread of the Coronavirus, online food ordering has become a crucial business model overnight. Online food delivery has been skyrocketing in the past few years, so many restaurants already have a solid delivery model in place.

What’s Packing Your Food? Restaurant Delivery Packaging Trends

Goliath Consulting

A restaurant’s packaging is not just a vehicle for carrying food—it’s a statement that informs customers about your business’s brand and values. According to Technomic, a food industry research firm, 64% of consumers consider high quality packaging an important factor in deciding where to order food (1). With more consumers using food delivery services, the demand for better food packaging is stronger than ever.

Food tech: a must for the modern restaurant business

Deliverect

Running a successful restaurant business isn’t just about preparing tasty food and serving it to your diners. Today’s consumer wants a unique, personalized food experience that may not even take place in your restaurant. The answer is food technology.

As Food Supply Chain Breaks Down, Farm-To-Door CSAs Take Off

The Salt

Community Supported Agriculture programs that sell a weekly box of produce directly to consumers are popular amid concerns about grocery shopping during the pandemic. Image credit: Full Belly Farm

MRM Plant-Based: Good Food Scorecard and Healthier Hospital Food

Modern Restaurant Management

Good Food Restaurant Scorecard. Despite skyrocketing demand for plant-based food across the U.S., 42 of the country’s favorite fast food and restaurant chains still don’t offer a plant-based entrée, according to a report released today by The Good Food Institute (GFI).

Food Safety Is Everyone’s Problem

Transact

It doesn’t matter whether you work in the front or the back of the house; food safety is everyone’s problem. Everyone, from the server to the busboy to the line cook, has to know basic food handling procedures. . Most food safety problems can be eliminated by doing the job properly. .

From Surviving to Thriving: Re-Capturing Potential Lost Expense in Food Waste

Modern Restaurant Management

While the primary concern during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic should be physical health and getting food to people in order for them to stay alive and healthy, the impact of the virus on the restaurant industry has been tremendous. Equipment Operations combating food waste Food Waste

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6 Pro Tips for Delivering Fresh and Tasty Takeout Food

Cheetah

To avoid mushy food, greasy boxes and spillage, package saucy foods like pasta, risotto and dressed salads in poly-lined and leak-proof containers. Prevent dry foods from sliding around by choosing the right size box for each dish and using wraps as a liner for rolls and sandwiches.

SSAE 18: Why it’s critical in selecting a technology partner

Crunchtime

Earlier this month, we welcomed Zerrick Pearson, the The VP of Technology at Five Guys, and Tamy Duplantis, the President of Return on Informatio n Consulting , to join us in a panel at the 2019 Food Service Technology ( FSTEC ) show to discuss what to look for when selecting a technology partner.

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A Smarter Way to Reconcile: How to Receive Shipments in Half the Time

Crunchtime

food operations management restaurant supply chain managementWe all have the technology to limit double data entry, so why not use it? Would you prefer to enter the same data once or twice? I think we can all agree that once is the only correct answer.

How to Improve Food Safety Culture

360Training

As you can see, it’s more important than ever for anyone who works with food to practice safe food handling techniques. The best way to encourage safe food handling in your restaurant is to create a culture that prioritizes food safety. What is Food Safety Culture?

Keeping the Food Chain Safe with Master Data Management

Modern Restaurant Management

Add cybersecurity risks, mix in consumer desire for transparency, then layer in the collection of consumer data collection and you’ve got a perfect storm of data management challenges across the food supply chain. Equipment Operations Big Data and food safety Data Food Safety

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. For example, many now use simple presentation and photography techniques to help make food images go viral. Here are five major ways to impact your food’s Instagram-worthiness. More Than The Food.

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Protect the Package: Ensuring Food Safety in Shift to Takeout and Delivery

Modern Restaurant Management

Food safety discussions have taken on a new level of urgency, as restaurants face the enormity of consequences of COVID-19. It was not that long ago that US Foods conducted their highly-publicized survey which found that nearly 30 percent of delivery people sample the food items they’re entrusted with. Here are three ways to support and communicate food safety claims and ensure that take-out and delivery items are safe once they leave the premises: Screening.

7 Methods for Controlling Food Costs in Restaurants

Restaurant365

The cost of food is one of the biggest operating expenses for a restaurant business. With perishable ingredients and fluctuating sales, controlling food costs in restaurants can be extremely challenging. Your food costs and your inventory are big budget line items.

Food Servicers Launch Direct-to-Consumer Offerings

Restaurant Engine

Most consumers have never purchased anything from a food servicer directly, but that has suddenly changed. Food servicing giant Sysco has launched OnTheFly.com, its first direct-to-consumer offering since the company was founded 50 years ago.

6 Delicious Meal Ideas for All That Leftover Food

Cheetah

Who of us hasn’t peered into the refrigerator and discovered an overlooked and forgotten half eaten apple, an almost empty can of tomato paste or a container filled with last week’s leftover food? The post 6 Delicious Meal Ideas for All That Leftover Food appeared first on Cheetah.

Food That Travels Well for Delivery: Tips for COVID-19

7 Shifts

Whether you have been offering delivery and takeout for years, or have had to make a recent pivot during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to know which food travels best for delivery—and how to change up your menu to stay profitable while dine-in isn't an option.

Managing Restaurant Food Inventory When Moving to Delivery Only

Restaurant365

Successful restaurant operations, in any kind of economy, depend on well-managed restaurant food inventory. No matter what business model your restaurant is operating on, managing your restaurant inventory helps you prevent waste, lower your food cost, and maximize your bottom line.

‘Kind Bars Are the Food of the Revolution’

EATER

The People’s Bodega is a traveling food and necessities pantry providing protesters with the fuel they need to keep going Over the past month, mass protests calling for the abolition of police and a national reckoning with anti-Blackness have spread across the country.

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Modern Restaurant Management

While the primary concern during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic should be physical health and getting food to people in order for them to stay alive and healthy, the impact of the virus on the restaurant industry has been tremendous.

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What the Coronavirus Pandemic Means for Restaurant Food Costs?

MBB Hospitality

You may be curious about what the pandemic means for restaurant food costs. If meat prices are taking a toll on your wallet, there are steps you can take to reduce the impact of expensive food. So, what exactly does the coronavirus pandemic mean for restaurant food costs?

Managing Inventory – and Your Time

Hot Schedules

A long with labor, food and beverage is one of the highest costs within a hospitality organization. They may have a daily count for pricey and fast-moving items, weekly counts for most food and beverage, monthly counts for non-consumables, and annual counts for machinery and cookware.

How to Calculate Food Cost in a Restaurant

360Training

One of the most essential parts of running a successful restaurant is keeping your food costs manageable. Of course, you can’t do that unless you know what you’re currently spending on food. How Do You Calculate Food Cost In a Restaurant? . Calculating Food Costs Using a Recipe.

‘When We Needed It to Be, Food Was a Weapon’

EATER

Ensuring access to nutritious food for Black communities was as central to the Party’s mission as putting a stop to police brutality. Food is right up there with justice and liberation in terms of importance. Kids didn’t have food at home.

Food Technology: Future of the Restaurant Industry

360Training

No, this does not mean you should pack up shop and open a food truck instead. In fact, whether you are in distribution, serving or manufacturing in the food industry, you need to ensure your products are safe for consumption. Food Safety Monitoring Made Easy. Food & Beverag

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FDA Relaxes Nutrition Facts and Menu Labeling Requirements for Restaurants and Food Manufacturers During COVID-19 Emergency

Modern Restaurant Management

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued two temporary food labeling guidance documents that attempt to balance industry supply and demand during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Labeling on Packaged Food Sold by Restaurants and Food Manufacturing Facilities.

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COVID-19 Food Safety Standards Vol. 3: Vromo

Foodable

Vromo is a hospitality-centric platform that focuses on supplying full delivery and customer engagement into restaurants, allowing brands to have a more efficient and cost effective operation, while maintaining their brand engagements with customers.

Meet the Villains Part Two: The Rogue Spender

Hot Schedules

The Rise of Food Allergies – and How to Keep Your Guests Safe and Happy. With food allergies on the rise, and more than 15 million Americans affected, it’s critical for your restaurant to be able to deliver clear, accurate allergen information to guests.

What the Coronavirus Pandemic Means for Restaurant Food Costs?

MBB Hospitality

You may be curious about what the pandemic means for restaurant food costs. If meat prices are taking a toll on your wallet, there are steps you can take to reduce the impact of expensive food. So, what exactly does the coronavirus pandemic mean for restaurant food costs?

A Coffee Shop Owner’s Guide to Handling Food & Dairy Allergies

Perfect Daily Grind

Nuts are common culprits when it comes to triggering food allergies. What Food Allergies Should You Be Aware Of? According to Food Allergy Research and Education ( FARE ), most fatal allergic reactions occur outside the home, in public places like coffee shops.

Disruption Decade: The Future of Food With AI and 5G Post Pandemic

Foodable

The pandemic has made food security an ever-expanding global concern. In the latest episode of the Disruption Decade podcast, Paul Barron sits down with Sarah Browner, a food and nutrition analyst for management consultancy FutureBridge , to discuss artificial intelligence, blockchain usage, and how 5G may help improve the food supply chain. AI is found across the entire supply chain, from agriculture to manufacturing to the shop floor,” says Browner. “It’s

MRM People & Places: Azteca Foods Celebrates 50 Years and State Dish Showdown

Modern Restaurant Management

Chicago-born, minority-owned, female-led Azteca Foods celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, signifying a milestone of achievement for the family business, which has flourished from humble beginnings into a multi-million dollar operation. Armanino Foods of Distinction, Inc.

Air Purification: Keeping Food Fresher, Safer and Improving Customer Experience

Modern Restaurant Management

Dining out and purchasing food is about an experience. From the menu choices, to furnishings, to the appearance of wait staff, to how the food is presented, how food is packaged and assembled on shelves, are all designed to lead to a pleasant sensory experience and the desire to come back.