Guest Blog: PPP Loan Forgiveness for Restaurants

Restaurant365

The post Guest Blog: PPP Loan Forgiveness for Restaurants appeared first on Restaurant365. Blog Smart RecoveryOn May 15, the Small Business Association (SBA) released its Loan Forgiveness Application for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

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Optimizing Your Restaurant Staffing and Onboarding for a Successful Recovery

Restaurant365

As states begin to lean toward an incremental reopening of restaurants, optimizing your restaurant’s staffing is one of the most cost-effective practices you can utilize to maximize your staff’s productivity to best position your business for a successful financial recovery.

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The Changing Guest Service In Casual Dining | Restaurant Recovery Series

Foodable

Check out the Restaurant Recovery Resource to keep up to date on the latest innovations and ideas to help your business recover from the crisis. Post-pandemic, how will the guest experience evolve?

RESTAURANT365® ANNOUNCES RECOVERY TOOLKIT

Restaurant365

June 4, 2020) — Restaurant365 ® , the leading all-in-one restaurant management platform, today announced an additional set of tools designed to stimulate restaurant recovery. Now more than ever, we’re taking their feedback and quickly turning it into product functionality that will directly aid in their recovery.”. Essentials for a smart restaurant recovery are available at Restaurant365’s Recovery Resource Center. IRVINE, Calif.

Restaurant Recovery Strategies As Restaurants Re-Open

iSant

Studies show that your guests will be concerned about their safety. If your guests recognize that your place of business is as safe a place as they can expect, then they will be more likely to frequent it. How about sanitizers for your guests? Communicate with your Guests.

Reopening and recovery: 4 steps to attract guests in 2020 and beyond

Typsy

In today’s post, guest blogger Greg Provance talks through the top 4 things to consider when strategizing for attracting guests in the post-COVID world.

Digital Dining and ‘Restaurant Recovery’ Show

Modern Restaurant Management

Key projects in the next six months will address topics including post-crisis recovery and resilience, urban mobility, closing equality opportunity gaps and insights into the gig economy. 'Travel ” 'Restaurant Recovery' Docuseries.

Jon Taffer Resetting America | Restaurant Recovery Series

Foodable

Check out the Restaurant Recovery Resource to keep up to date for the latest innovations and ideas to help your business recover from the crisis. Jon Taffer Foodable is committed to providing relief and recovery information for restaurant and hospitality operators during this difficult time.

Marketing through COVID-19 recovery

OpenTable

When they do, there are a number of simple, practical and budget-friendly ways you can begin marketing again—here’s a guide to getting the word out and welcoming guests, new and old, through your doors again. . Before COVID-19 hit, guests wanted to get the inside scoop on restaurants.

Three Ways to Save Your Bar Business | Restaurant Recovery Series

Foodable

Check out the Restaurant Recovery Resource to keep up to date for the latest innovations and ideas to help your business recover from the crisis. Three Key Points: Inventing news offerings to provide guests with experiences, rather than just food or drinks, is key to surviving.

Defining a Post-COVID19 Consumer: What Your Guests Will Look for When They Walk Through Your Doors

Goliath Consulting

But much has changed since you’ve last had dine-in guests; consumer spending behavior and eating habits have been reset. So how will your restaurant appeal to your guests when they walk through your doors? Reliable consistency is how you will retain your guests. by Bora Kang.

PPP Changes Proposed by Congress | Restaurant Recovery Series

Foodable

Check out the Restaurant Recovery Resource to keep up to date for the latest innovations and ideas to help your business recover from the crisis.

Texas Restaurant Association on Reinstating Foodservice Operations | Restaurant Recovery Series

Foodable

Check out the Restaurant Recovery Resource to keep up to date for the latest innovations and ideas to help your business recover from the crisis. The association has worked closely with Governor Greg Abbott by creating a recovery reopening task force known as the Texas Restaurant Promise.

L.A.S.T. Model for Guest Recovery

Core Hospitality

Do you want to turn a poor guest experience into a “WOW” guest experience? This is the standard blueprint for guest recovery. Throughout the process the leader can gauge the rate of discount required to ensure the guest will be returning. It also brings some consistency between all your leaders reactions to their guest turnaround situations. Please feel free to comment below on any and all of your guest relations experiences.

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Silent Tech for Engaging Your Customers | Restaurant Recovery Series

Foodable

Check out the Restaurant Recovery Resource to keep up to date on the latest innovations and ideas to help your business recover from the crisis. Staff or guests with a fever can be quickly identified and separated from others.

Arizona Jumps Back Into Dine-In Foodservice | Restaurant Recovery Series

Foodable

Check out the Restaurant Recovery Resource to keep up to date for the latest innovations and ideas to help your business recover from the crisis. The key to building a new guest experience post COVID-19 is providing contactless experiences and being flexible.

10 Essential Tips for Ensuring a Restaurant Break-Even Point

Restaurant365

POS data integrated with your restaurant accounting software is especially important to forecast sales revenue, allowing you to adjust costs as needed and create strategies to meet your business goals throughout your recovery. Blog Controlling Costs Smart Recovery

OUR DAILY BREATH: CHEFS & OPERATORS – KEEPING YOUR TEAM TOGETHER

Culinary Cues

If we hope to keep a core team together through crisis and be able to lean on them through eventual recovery then we must view them as family and treat them in that manner. When belongingness exists then hope of recovery and future wellbeing feels certain.

OUR DAILY BREATH: AFTER COVID-19 RESTAURANT CONCEPT IDEATION

Culinary Cues

STATE THE CHALLENGE: Re-open the restaurant making sure that it is prepared to adapt to the newly established needs of guests while addressing the critical challenges that have existed and will exist in the future (Labor, Marketing, Service, Efficiency, Guest Satisfaction, Growth, Profitability).

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The Importance of Flexibility in Restaurant Hiring

Modern Restaurant Management

Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine asked Mark Heymann, a labor expert and CEO of UniFocus, for his insights on navigating post-pandemic restaurant recovery through effective hiring and training. In what ways is training a key factor in restaurant recovery?

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OUR DAILY BREATH: CHEFS – REMEMBER THE IMPORTANCE OF “WOW”

Culinary Cues

Promoting your connections with regional farmers and even bringing them into the operation for value added lectures and product tastings is a way to show your commitment to the region and educate your guest.

OUR DAILY BREATH: IDEATION AND SCENARIO PLANNING

Culinary Cues

Possible strategy: Be proactive with a well defined, enhanced sanitation and food handling protocol for your restaurant and relay this information to your guests. This is the time to take a hard look at what staffing will look like after the recovery.

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A LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES

Culinary Cues

Recovery will be questionable for thousands of restaurants who will find it impossible to find loans from banks, and will struggle to pay rent, re-hire employees, re-invigorate relationships with vendors, and work to bring customers back through their doors.

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Are Virtual Restaurants the Answer?

Foodable

Check out the Restaurant Recovery Resource to keep up to date for the latest innovations and ideas to help your business recover from the crisis. James O’Reilly Click the link for more recovery and relief information for restaurant, hospitality and foodservice operators.

Five Ways for Restaurants to Thrive When Offices Reopen

Modern Restaurant Management

Delivery offers fewer chances for guest recovery than dine-in. True hospitality and creativity will set you apart from other restaurants, so figure out how to extend their guest experience beyond their four walls.

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

Goliath Consulting

The reality is everyone has to adjust in some capacity but everyone is very focused on the guest’s experience still and that will get them far” (5). As such, communication and transparency is a necessary component of recovery. by Bora Kang.

Contactless Everything for Hospitality Venues Vol. 7: Bbot

Foodable

Bbot allows restaurant guests to order food and drinks from their phone to their table. Restaurants simply install the necessary hardware and signage and guests pay on a website using their table ID and preferred method of online payment. “We

To help restaurants reopen, OpenTable offers new features and price cuts for 2020

OpenTable

OpenTable is committed to supporting the restaurant community and we recognize the road to recovery will be long and difficult. Also, the Venga relationship management solution we acquired last year provides a complete view of loyal guests and their feedback.

Urban Exodus and Real Estate Impacts

Foodable

Check out the Restaurant Recovery Resource to keep up to date for the latest innovations and ideas to help your business recover from the crisis.

Florida Begins Restaurant and Bar Business Restrictions

Foodable

Check out the Restaurant Recovery Resource to keep up to date on the latest innovations and ideas to help your business recover from the crisis.

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Why (and How) to Apply Business Intelligence and Data Analytics to Restaurant Technology

Modern Restaurant Management

Now more than ever, new systems are empowering owners and managers to optimize service, boost guest engagement, enhance menu performance, slash waste, and much more. As the industry gets on the road to recovery, this will be more important than ever.

Yes – I Still Wish I Could Buy Restaurant Stocks Right Now

Black Box Intelligence

At Black Box Intelligence we benchmark performance for 300+ restaurant brands in multiple data sources including reported sales, workforce, guest satisfaction and consumer behavior. In this recovery the use of transparent guest feedback will be key.

Don’t Let Your Restaurant Become a Victim of Cybercrime

Modern Restaurant Management

Help keep the public-facing part of the network secure by only offering the guest password to paying customers, and change the password frequently to prevent lingering access and misuse of your network.

Delivering Experience: Why Community Involvement Is Key for Restaurants Amid COVID-19

Modern Restaurant Management

Since guests cannot frequent their favorite establishments in person, they're now leaning on you to bring a "dine-in experience" to their homes. Now is the time to set expectations for how your guests will interact with your restaurant in the future.

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.

Exceeding Restaurant Health and Safety Protocols to Instill Customer Confidence

Restaurant365

This can be a delicate balance between keeping your guests happy and ensuring that your dining room isn’t headed for another shutdown. A strategic plan to ensure employee and customer health and safety while in your restaurant is key to keeping everyone safe during your restaurant recovery.

MRM Research Roundup: Mid-June 2020 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

This edition of Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine's Research Roundup features recovery data, POS performance and shifting habits of diners. On the Road to Recovery. Guests are willing to tip between 10 percent-25 percent more when dining out. Recovery in Sight.

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Restaurant Reopening Checklist: Tips for Thriving

Restaurant365

Do not allow guests to congregate in waiting or bar areas. Design a process to ensure guest separation while they are waiting to be seated. Predetermine traffic paths to/from restrooms to limit proximity for guests and staff.

Coronavirus and the Restaurant Industry: What the Data Shows

Black Box Intelligence

The newly launched Restaurant Recovery Sales Flash is open to all operators. As of Saturday, May 9, on average almost 30% of the restaurants operated by the companies that participated in our Restaurants Recovery Sales Flash survey opened their dining rooms in some capacity.

How Coronavirus is Impacting Restaurants

Aaron Allen & Associates

March 18, 2020 NRA Recovery & Relief Proposal The National Restaurant Association presents a restaurants recovery and relief proposal to the White House with projections of more than $225b in sales losses and 5–7 million jobs lost.

Takeout For Good and Menus Go Tech

Modern Restaurant Management

In this edition of MRM News Bites, we feature the Takeout For Good Effort on June 2 and a host of products designed to help restaurants keep guests and staff safer as they reopen. Altering seating arrangements to improve spacing between guests.

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

Modern Restaurant Management

No Hot Shot (recovery) Deliveries. Another way to ensure product availability and minimize supply chain disruptions as you reopen would be to continue to focus on a modified menu –guest favorites, high-profit items, and items that take a cross utilization of products.

Restaurant Reopening Resources

Modern Restaurant Management

OpenTable added new features and price cuts for 2020 as they recognize the road to recovery will be long and difficult. Also, the Venga relationship management solution we acquired last year provides a complete view of loyal guests and their feedback.