Restaurant Management: The Math

Modern Restaurant Management

This an excerpt from Bruce Nelson's Restaurant Management: the Myth, the Magic, the Math. The trick to becoming a successful restaurant entrepreneur is to manage the healthy balance between all three.

Your Complete Bar Inventory Management Glossary of Terms

Sculpture Hospitality

Managing a bar is complex. It requires the ability to manage your employees, understanding of the hospitality industry, expertise in creating products that your customers will enjoy and the skill to build an establishment that attracts new business. Bar Management Bar Inventory


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7 Restaurant Management Book Recommendations

7 Shifts

This is probably the only time in your restaurant management career that you’ll be able to take actual breaks! How to Rock Restaurant Management: 5 Ingredients to Leading a Successful Team. ?? Topics: Leadership; time management; reducing overheads and staff turnaround. ??

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Birdeye Customer Experience Management


The Fast Casual Nation podcast offers exclusive interviews with experts ranging from top chefs and brand makers to executives and restaurateurs who work in one of the fastest-growing segments of the restaurant industry.

6 Restaurant Inventory Management Best Practices You Need to Know

Sculpture Hospitality

It may be repetitive and time-consuming, but restaurant inventory management really is one of the most important aspects of your job as a restaurateur. Bar Management Kitchen Management

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How to become a hospitality manager


All jobs have their ups and downs, but hospitality management is one of those jobs where you have a chance to make a difference to someone’s life in a real, meaningful way. Hospitality career tips Hotels Hospitality managers Hospitality staff Restaurants Hospitality training Bars

Restaurant Inventory Management All-time Best Practices


It's as unavoidable as death and taxes: we're talking inventory management. These common best practices tips will make you an inventory pro and may even help make the tedious task get a little faster in no time: food operations management

Your Complete Restaurant Inventory Management Glossary of Terms

Sculpture Hospitality

Whether you’re the owner of a restaurant or the day-to-day manager, you likely got into this career for the love of creating delicious dishes and delighting customers.

NEW COURSE: COVID-19 business restart for managers


If you're a hospitality manager, you might be thinking about - or are already in the process of - restarting and reopening your venue to "normal" operations. That's where Typsy's new course, 'COVID-19 business restart for managers' comes in.

How Systems Hold Managers Accountable

The Restaurant Expert

They said they wanted ALL of their systems tied together and more importantly wanted to hold their management team accountable … and that they wanted a solution. And that’s how our restaurant management software, Restaurant Systems Pro, was born. A restaurant manager who is OVER PAID!

Restaurant Labor Management


Labor management is a critical part of running a successful restaurant business. However, juggling a weekly shift schedule can be an overwhelming and time-consuming process for a restaurant manager or operator. Traditionally, managers in the restaurant industry relied on a combination of bulletin boards, sticky notes, and spreadsheets to manage shifts. However, restaurants are now leveraging technology to manage their employees better. Management

6 habits of highly effective hospitality managers


In hospitality, management can make or break a business. Effective managers can help teams feel motivated to reach goals and provide excellent service, while ineffective managers can wreak havoc on company culture.

How Bar Managers Can Better Manage Pour Cost

Focus POS

It’s more crucial now than ever to manage pour costs effectively. . It will take time and effort, but with the right inventory management system in place, it is significantly easier. The post How Bar Managers Can Better Manage Pour Cost appeared first on Focus POS.

Task management


Learn more > The post Task management appeared first on Sling. [DO Create and assign to-dos so your employees are clear about their responsibilities for each shift. DO NOT DELETE - hidden] What's new - test [DO NOT DELETE – hidden] What’s new

Should You Think About Changing Your Restaurant Management Style?

Modern Restaurant Management

Being a restaurant manager isn’t exactly an easy task. One thing that you may stop and ask yourself from time to time is whether or not you are being an effective manager. Believe it or not, your actions as a manager have extensive and prevailing impacts.

Managing Risk and Protecting Your Brand

Modern Restaurant Management

And to survive this crisis (and any future crises), restaurants need to effectively manage the ongoing risks to protect their brand reputation and avoid costly liabilities. Equipment Finance Operations brand protection food safety culture Risk Management

The Benefits of a Successful Inventory Management System in Your Bar and Restaurant

Sculpture Hospitality

Bar Management Kitchen ManagementThere’s no industry in the world that’s more competitive than the hospitality sector.

A Stress-Free Restaurant Management Solution


Do you find yourself struggling with managing a restaurant? Restaurant ManagementWorrying about the daily operations and whether they’re being completed to your expectations? What if I told you that there was a solution to all of your problems?

5 Tips for Maximizing Restaurant Operations Management


As a restaurant owner or manager, sometimes you may need to jump in to help keep business running smoothly. However, the day-to-day tasks can distract from the bigger-picture work that is essential for your long-term business health: restaurant operations management.

The Unforeseen Challenges of the Restaurant Manager Amid COVID-19

Modern Restaurant Management

On top of those known problems, restaurant managers have also faced unforeseen and sometimes puzzling challenges. While a breakdown in the back room is manageable, it’s much harder when it happens in front of the customers.

How Can Restaurants Manage the Disposables Dilemma?

Modern Restaurant Management

Please send questions to Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine Executive Editor Barbara Castiglia at This edition of MRM's "Ask the Expert” features advice from Buyers Edge Platform.

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5 Phases Of Project Management: The Complete Manager’s Guide


Regardless of the type of business you manage, at some point, you’re going to need to implement the five phases of project management. Either way, formulating a plan of action and reducing the larger goal into smaller, more manageable pieces is vital for all of your endeavors.

10 most popular hotel management apps for small hotels


In the past, large hotels had a much easier time using management and data collection tools than smaller hotels. In today’s blog post, guest blogger James Dorian gives us his top 10 list of hotel management apps to help your small venue get big results.

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Microsoft Excel Is NOT An Effective Inventory Management System


When it comes to a restaurant inventory management system, those old Excel spreadsheets fall short. Your inventory management solution should pick up where your spreadsheets leave off. food operations management

Food delivery management software 101


But what exactly is food delivery management software and how does it help your business? What is food delivery management software? Food delivery management software in its most simple form serves as an aggregator of a restaurant’s third-party delivery platforms. More elaborate, all-in-one delivery management hubs also set up integrations with point-of-sale systems (POS), essentially creating food delivery automation and streamlining your business.

Restaurant Management Tips: 5 Effective Ways to Reduce Labor Costs

Sculpture Hospitality

There’s one other cost that absolutely must be managed properly, and that’s labor cost. There are a few major costs in any restaurant business, including your equipment, inventory , utilities and your point-of-sale (POS) system.

Reopening strategies: How to manage guest expectations


Managing guest relations can be tricky, even at the best of times. The key is carefully managing expectations. Hotels Hospitality managers Hospitality staff Restaurants Hospitality training Bars COVID-19But now, as hospitality venues around the world look towards reopening with specific health and safety recommendations and requirements in mind, the guest experience will likely be a little different than it was 6 months ago. And, well, change can be challenging to accept.

How to Develop a Restaurant Management Plan

The Restaurant Expert

A restaurant management plan is your written strategy for how to get your restaurant to where you want it. This restaurant management plan is a tool that translates ideas (I should or I’ll try to) into action (I am). In developing your plan for improving your restaurant operation, remember these helpful tips: Study every aspect of what you want to implement – does it fit with your management style and goals. Benefits of a restaurant management plan.

Who’s Best Able to Manage Your Changing Workplace? Your Managers

Modern Restaurant Management

Restaurants manage and deal with change daily – from menu changes to bringing on new employees. “While the world’s workplace has been going through extraordinary historical change, the practice of management has fallen behind how people work, live, and want to experience their lives,” say Gallup’s CEO, Jim Clifton, and chief workplace scientist, Jim Harter, in their book It’s the Manager. Simply put: It’s the manager.

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Restaurant Food Photography Tips and Trick for Managers

7 Shifts

We eat with our eyes first, and you can be certain that customers see what your food looks like before they decide to push go on delivery or sit down at the table.

Ultimate Guide to Restaurant Management Software


Understanding Restaurant Management Software. Among the technology offered today is restaurant management software. . If you’re in the beginning stages of looking for a restaurant management system , you might have multiple questions or concerns. When shopping around for a restaurant management system, ask yourself: What is restaurant management software? Why do you need restaurant management software? How much does restaurant management software cost?

Three Best Practices in Managing Online Reviews

Modern Restaurant Management

Social and review management has become an incredibly important part of the marketing mix in the restaurant industry, thanks to the growing proportion of online searches for dining experiences, as well as the increase in patrons making online reservations. The reality is that no matter how strong the brand experience strategy, unless this area is carefully managed, it can be rendered ineffective by a poor online reputation.

5 Delusions Managers Have About Leaders

Embrace the Suck

Are you a manager or a leader? synonyms: guidance, direction, control, management, superintendence, supervision. Let’s take a few to look at some of the common misconceptions that most managers have about leadership: 1. A simple concept and yet one that eludes most because their brain is still in “manager mode” Verbal signs of being stuck in manager mode : Do what I say, not as I do. Many managers see leadership are the easy life.

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talentReef Helps Employers Create Contactless Talent Management Strategy.


talentReef, designed for companies with a large hourly and decentralized workforce such as restaurants, hotel and hospitality, and other service industries solves for a multitude of challenges related to the employee life-cycle of decentralized talent management.

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? 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? Creating direction and synergy with the staff. Are there section seminars scheduled for advance training monthly?

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Managing your Financial Health


In this insightful episode, Managing Your Financial Health hosted by R365 implementation manager, Tyler Kump, discover tips for managing your finances through your restaurant’s recovery. The post Managing your Financial Health appeared first on Restaurant365. Finances smart recovery

Managing Restaurant Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic


Actively manage labor cost. The post Managing Restaurant Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic appeared first on Restaurant365. We understand that this an unprecedented time in our history. As members of the restaurant community, we understand that you may be looking for assistance, tips and new ideas to support your business. We will use this post to help. This post will be updated regularly with helpful tips and news as we navigate the fast-moving climate together.

The Ultimate Guide to Restaurant Inventory Management

Xtra Chef

Restaurant inventory management is not the most enjoyable restaurant task. Inventory management is a cost management strategy that influences your restaurant food costs , revenue, profitability, and cash flow. Part 2: Why Inventory Management Matters.

How to Set up an Inventory-Based Bar or Restaurant Manager Incentive Plan

Sculpture Hospitality

The manager of your restaurant or bar plays an essential role in the success of your business. They ensure you don’t overspend, that food and beverage inventory is managed properly and they come up with ideas that bring in new revenue streams.

Managing Bar Supply Chain During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Goliath Consulting

Every bar manager experiences recurring nightmares of that one delivery day. The cases of product continue piling up and floor management responsibilities are preventing the bar manager from vigilantly checking in each order. When the dust clears and a proper inventory of each order is finally manageable, the frustration of back ordered product sets in. Most bar managers will cite a monthly inventory and order each week off either a product mix or visual count.

How to Develop a Restaurant Management Plan

Smart Systems Pro

A restaurant management plan is your written strategy for how to get your restaurant to where you want it. This restaurant management plan is a tool that translates ideas (I should or I’ll try to) into action (I am). In developing your plan for improving your restaurant operation, remember these helpful tips: Study every aspect of what you want to implement – does it fit with your management style and goals. Benefits of a restaurant management plan.

Project Management Methodologies: The Ultimate Guide


If you’re looking for a way to ensure that projects large and small are successful, implement project management methodologies into your workflow. What Are Project Management Methodologies? Periodic meeting with mid-level management. Effective Project Management Methodologies.

The 16 Best Restaurant Management Software in 2021 and the Features You Need

The Eat Restaurant

One aspect of restaurant operation that has seen the most change is that of restaurant management software. Restaurant Management OperationsThe Food & Beverage industry is a constantly evolving playing field.

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