Managing Inventory with Quality Data and Automation

Modern Restaurant Management

Accurate inventory management is crucial to running a successful business because it directly impacts a company’s bottom line and is key to maximizing profits. Managing inventory is key to operational success; however, the process can be cumbersome, especially for a franchised business.

Bar Inventory Management: Understanding Standard Pours

Sculpture Hospitality

Bar ManagementStandard pours are what bars and restaurants typically serve to guests when alcoholic beverages are ordered, and by doing them right they can help boost your overall success.

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How Can I Streamline Inventory Management?

Modern Restaurant Management

Please send questions to Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine Executive Editor Barbara Castiglia at This is where technology can help as the most effective inventory management tool is the kind that allows you to streamline the entire process.

5 Ways To Improve Your Restaurant’s Food Inventory Management

Sculpture Hospitality

Food inventory management is a critical part of your restaurant operations. Kitchen Management Restaurant InventoryIt helps reduce food loss and the associated increase in the cost of goods sold.

Tips of the Trade: Optimize Your Restaurant's Google My Business Account

Get this FREE e-Book to learn how your restaurant operation can set up and manage an effective Google My Business profile. Use the eBook to create a GMB profile that will get more views, use keywords, easily develop killer content, and build momentum.

Simplify Operations With This Restaurant Management Tool


Restaurant ManagementThe United States has over 1 million restaurants. These restaurants employ more than 15 million people.

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Is Restaurant Reporting Key to Managing Costs?

Modern Restaurant Management

It’s only when you’re able to spot those types of variances in inventory, voids, or other areas that you can begin to address and manage the problem. It’s no longer feasible to manage food and labor costs with traditional reporting methods.

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How To Improve Your Restaurant Inventory Management Strategy

Modern Restaurant Management

Controlling a restaurant kitchen’s inventory is a key to proper restaurant management and can help avoid wasting food and space. Read on to learn some tips on how you can improve your inventory management process. Why Inventory Management Matters.

Restaurant Management: A Recipe for Success

Focus POS

A Recipe for Successful Restaurant Management. Technology for Successful Restaurant Management. Keeping a restaurant successful heavily relies on restaurant management’s effectiveness. Restaurant management has to look at payment transactions differently since the pandemic.

Restaurant Management Software: A Comprehensive Roundup

Aaron Allen & Associates

There are so many things to think about — from inventory management to restaurant payment and billing and more — it can be difficult to keep track of it all. That’s where restaurant management software comes in. Restaurant Inventory Management. Restaurant Labor Management.

The Restaurant Technology Buyer's Checklist

Evaluating new technology for your growing restaurant enterprise tends to be a long, murky, burdensome process. After helping dozens of companies on their restaurant management solution selection journey, we’ve identified the common factor in finding the right fit: precise, thoughtful research. In this simple guide, we highlight the twelve most essential research areas that technology evaluators need to include in their evaluation journey. Download the guide today.

Restaurant Supply Chain Management: New Era, New Measures

Modern Restaurant Management

To do so, restaurants need to be mindful of these key elements of successful supply chain management. Connecting your financial, transaction, and restaurant inventory management systems enables you to optimize production and better control cost variance proactively.

How Bar Inventory Management can Help Prevent Bar Theft

Sculpture Hospitality

Nobody wants to think that their employees are stealing from them, but it is an unfortunate reality at many restaurants and bars - thankfully bar inventory management can help prevent it. Bar Management Bar Inventory

Why Restaurants Should Outsource Management

Blue Orbit Restaurant Consulting

It’s widely known, or at least surmised, that the restaurant business is risky…too risky … Why Restaurants Should Outsource Management Read More ». The post Why Restaurants Should Outsource Management first appeared on Blue Orbit Hospitality Consulting.

Managing Diner Expectations this Holiday Season

Modern Restaurant Management

Over the last 18 months, restaurants have managed incredibly difficult challenges, primarily driven by having to operate with new, constantly evolving safety guidelines. Proactive communication and transparency is essential to managing the diner experience.

Dive Into Your Inventory Data (and Add Substantial Profits to Your Bottom Line)

Speaker: Ian Foster, Sculpture Hospitality Regional Director West Coast

In this seminar, Ian Foster will discuss the basics of inventory management, including tips on how to get inventory right and how to evaluate your food and pour costs. Ian will examine the best ordering practices from our clients. Finally, he’ll share some case studies showing how well designed inventory control can uncover hidden losses from over-pouring and lost sales that will result in several thousand dollars of extra profit every month.

Bar and Restaurant Management: Why Data is Crucial to Success

Sculpture Hospitality

Bar Management Restaurant OperationsRunning a bar or a restaurant is difficult. The margins can be razor-thin, talented labor is difficult to find (especially during the ‘Great Resignation’) and the industry is highly competitive.

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Food and Beverage Management Software: Is It Worth It?


Restaurant ManagementWhat is one of the most frustrating things for restaurant owners? Buying food and drinks only to see them expire and spoil! This is like throwing money away and it can be the difference in the profitability of your store.

Bar Inventory Management: Understanding Standard Pours

Sculpture Hospitality

Bar ManagementStandard pours are what bars and restaurants typically serve to guests when alcoholic beverages are ordered, and by doing them right they can help boost your overall success.

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5 Ways To Improve Your Restaurant’s Food Inventory Management

Sculpture Hospitality

Food inventory management is a critical part of your restaurant operations. Kitchen Management Restaurant InventoryIt helps reduce food loss and the associated increase in the cost of goods sold.

Maximize Your Profit Margins

Speaker: Shawn Imbeault and Geoff Loukes, Sculpture Hospitality

In the past year, we've learned that maximizing margins can determine whether your restaurant stays afloat when times get hard. Join Shawn Limbeault and Geoff Loukes, in this master class that will take you through the best practices of maximizing your margins, From FOH to BOH.

Restaurant Inventory Management System


Inventory management is at the heart of running a successful restaurant business. With food ingredients costing a dime and requiring frequent replenishment, a restaurant inventory management system is necessary. Components of a Restaurant Inventory Management System. Management

What to Look for in a Bar Inventory Management Solution

Sculpture Hospitality

Are you ready to make bar inventory management a more consistent, prominent and strategic component of your business? Bar Management Bar Inventory

Four Steps to Manage Restaurant Waste

Modern Restaurant Management

Waste management is one of the challenges affecting the restaurant industry. Best-in-class restaurants are now responding to this challenge: working with consultants and waste management companies to rethink their waste management strategies.

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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.

A Masterclass in Restaurant Digital Transformation

Speaker: Jay Coldren, Alex Barrow, and Greer Kimsey, Street Sense Team

Behaviorists say it takes 21 days to solidify a habit. 365 days of quarantine later, it's safe to say that our customers will be keeping some quarantine habits. At the center of these habits is the digital world: online ordering, advertising, booking, reviewing, etc. It will become essential for restaurants to create omni-channel experiences for customers, and to market them effectively. Join Jay Coldren and his team in this masterclass to learn the tactics for dominating the digital restaurant sphere.

How To Manage Teams Across Multiple Restaurant Locations

7 Shifts

Are you managing one location (or several) of a multi-unit restaurant business? One of the biggest challenges that comes with multi-location restaurant ownership is managing teams across locations. Challenges of Managing Large Restaurant Teams. Managing the demand for staff.

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5 Reasons You need Platform Restaurant Management Software (Sponsored)

Modern Restaurant Management

You’ve probably encountered restaurant management software. For the uninitiated, restaurant management software is all of the tech in a business that improves efficiencies. About a Restaurant Management Platform. Capacity Management.

7 Restaurant Management Tools for Maximum Productivity

7 Shifts

The role of a restaurant manager is always in motion. But there are a number of different tools to help you manage your restaurant—from single shifts and tasks to top-level overviews that show you the health of your business. Manager Log Books. Labor-Management Reporting.

Cost management tips for smaller coffee roasters

Perfect Daily Grind

To learn more about how smaller roasters and cafés roasting their own beans can manage their costs, I spoke to Jonas Lillie, the CEO and founder of Aillio. Why is cost management so important for smaller coffee roasting operations? Other cost management tips.

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Restaurant Management Masterclass

Speaker: Harlan Scott, Founder of Harlan Scott Hospitality and Industry Restaurant

Due first to necessary staffing cuts, extreme safety protocols, and now the need to rehire against outsized government stimulus, unemployment benefits and wage requirements, managing and staffing have become the most urgent conversation in restaurants today. This, adding on to the lynch-pin management style restaurants often have, has made restaurant cultures more vulnerable and volatile than ever. If your restaurant is suffering from cut staff, low morale, or ineffective training, you've come to the right place. Join Harlan Scott of Harlan Scott Hospitality, learn how to get back in control of your restaurant and your operation back on autopilot.

Food Inventory Management Best Practices to Control Costs


Food inventory management goes way beyond counting the items on the shelves. The most important part of inventory management is understanding how the amount of product relates to your profit margin. Why a POS system is not suitable for inventory management.

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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. Why Restaurant Labor Management is Important. Management

17 Restaurant Manager Log Tasks Enabled or Improved with Automation


Restaurant manager logs are an invaluable tool for both in-store managers and above store operators. Store-level managers need to know what’s going on at their locations before they arrive for their shifts. The emergence of digital manager logs addressed these challenges.

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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

Retention Guide: How to Reduce Restaurant Employee Turnover

Download our free eBook to discover how to minimize employee turnover rates, while setting your restaurant up for long-term success. We’re sharing best management practices for interviewing, training, retaining, and disciplining employees. Download the eBook today!

Improving Restaurant Inventory Management to Beat Rising Food Prices


Restaurant inventory management plays a key role in overcoming rising food prices. If you’re still using Excel spreadsheets for inventory management, you are taking unnecessary manual steps and adding opportunity for error to the process, which can contribute to your rising food prices.

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10 Payroll Reports Every Business Manager Needs To Know


You can’t manage what you don’t measure. In this article, the management experts at Sling answer your questions and tell you everything you need to know to optimize labor costs, stay on budget, and manage your business better. Remember, you can’t manage what you don’t measure.

5 Bar Inventory Management Tips and Best Practices

Sculpture Hospitality

Taking inventory in your bar or restaurant is time-consuming, and one of the things that most bar managers or owners push down to the bottom of their to-do list. Bar Management

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.