How Does the Seasonal Transition Affect Produce Price and Availability?

Modern Restaurant Management

Any weather-related issues can have a dramatic effect on supply and prices as lettuce transitions from one area to the next. “Growers may need to harvest sooner than desired, which leads to lower yields and quality, lower overall supply and higher pricing.

Why Prices on Grubhub Just Skyrocketed


While customers might initially be delighted by the array of choices they have, the prices will leave them shocked and disappointed. In fact, for nine out of every ten of these newly added restaurants, customers are paying higher prices and having lower quality experiences.


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Menu Pricing: How to Successfully Price a Menu

Xtra Chef

Menu pricing can seem daunting. To start, it’s a numbers game that involves calculating plate cost and a target menu price. But successful menu pricing is so much more than this. Read on to learn more about this continuum and how to price a menu in four simple steps.

Restaurant Menu Pricing Strategy during COVID-19

Goliath Consulting

With how the restaurant industry looks right now, from shifting consumer behavior and volatile demand, strategically pricing a menu has never been so complicated, nor so important. Talk to your vendors about commodity price trends that impact your menu.

Should You Use a Loss Leader Pricing Strategy in Your Restaurant?

Sculpture Hospitality

The term ‘loss leader’ often brings negative connotations for restaurant owners and managers, but did you know that when used properly a loss leader pricing strategy can be an effective way for restaurants to drive new profits?

[eBook]: Strategic Drink Pricing Guide

Sculpture Hospitality

[eBook]: Strategic Drink Pricing Guide. With a few pricing adjustments, and a slight shift in pricing strategy, most bars and restaurants could add significant profits without selling more drinks. The key is moving from an overly simplistic pricing model to a more strategic pricing model. The good news is that there are immediate action items you can take to improve profits in your bar operation.

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Butler Hospitality Review, Pricing, & Comparison (2021)


In this review, we’ll give you an in-depth look at Room Service by Butler Hospitality, including its key features, pricing, real-user reviews, and a side-by-side comparison with alternative room service solutions. Room Service by Butler Hospitality Pricing.

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Restaurants Raise Prices on Delivery Apps

Restaurant Engine

have already raised their food prices 12.6% higher on delivery apps versus in-store prices. Chick-fil-A’s delivery app prices are 29.8% higher than in-store; Starbucks’ delivery app prices are 20.3% higher; McDonald’s delivery app prices are 19.6% Reviews: Overview, Pricing and Features

Lavu Reviews and Pricing. Pricing plans range from $29 to $59 per month per user, with the latter their most popular plan. The platform has a price alert capability to let owners better track their spend on perishable. Sourcery Reviews and Pricing.

Hospitality Expects Long Term Restrictions As Price Of Reopening


The post Hospitality Expects Long Term Restrictions As Price Of Reopening appeared first on Bizimply. A recent survey we at Bizimply conducted showed that operators are ready to implement anti-covid measures.

Food and Drinks Menu Pricing

The Restaurant Group

. Menu Pricing: Getting the Food and Drinks Pricing Right: The Difference Between Succeeding and Going Under. . Yes, having good quality food and drinks is the key to success, but so is the pricing. She credits the opening of her second and third restaurants to learning about profit, loss, and pricing from her sous chef who had a business education. Always Be On the Lookout for Better Prices. Have an Idea of the Formula Commonly Used to Calculate Prices.

Price it right: How to charge for your street food


If you do lunchtime food in a food market in a less affluent part of the city, you have to keep your prices down. Whereas if you’re selling during dinnertime in a more posh market, you can jack the prices up a bit. Is there a way to reduce your costs and get better prices from your suppliers? What are the price ranges for comparable products? Just remember that it’s a lot easier to reduce your prices than it is to bring them up, so don’t set them too low to begin with.

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How FreshCheq is Priced by Restaurant Owners, for Restaurant Owners


There are many ways that companies price the software that businesses use to manage food safety and their daily processes. Prices range from $300 to $3000 per year. FreshCheq’s pricing is very simple. We have lifetime pricing.

How FreshCheq is Priced by Restaurant Owners, for Restaurant Owners


There are many ways that companies price the software that businesses use to manage food safety and their daily processes. Prices range from $300 to $3000 per year. FreshCheq’s pricing is very simple. We have lifetime pricing.

How to Price Bottled, Craft, & Draft Beer (+8 Markup Tips)


Pricing the beer in your bar or restaurant can be tricky — you want your customers to spend their time drinking and enjoying themselves, not focusing on sticker shock. Chapter 6: 8 Factors for Pricing Craft & Draft Beer. Beer prices aren’t decided on a whim, though.

5 Things to Avoid With Menu Pricing Strategy

MBB Hospitality

Now that you’ve decided to open up your restaurant, you’ll have to determine pricing for all the delicious items you’ll sell to patrons. The right menu pricing strategy is essential for attracting customers and establishing a reliable client base. Pricing Based On Competition.

Restaurant Menu Pricing: 7 Tips To Maximize Profitability


Calculating restaurant menu pricing doesn’t have to be difficult. That’s why it’s vital to base your restaurant menu pricing on cold, hard data from your establishment — not from someone else’s or from some national report. In this article, the restaurant experts at Sling have created a list of 7 tips to help you simplify your restaurant menu pricing and maximize your business’s profitability. 7 Tips For Profitable Restaurant Menu Pricing.

Friendly’s Will Sell to Investment Group for About the Price of a Brooklyn Brownstone


Restaurant Business reports that the selling price will fall just under $2 million. Friendly’s was founded in 1935 as an ice cream shop. Photo: QualityHD /Shutterstock.

Menu Prices Will Go Up With a Higher Minimum Wage. But You’ve Been Underpaying for Years.


Menu prices will have to go up to account for this, they say, which could mean you’ll no longer be able to afford your favorite meal, or the change will push restaurants out of business entirely. Zazie in San Francisco also puts an explanation for higher prices at the forefront.

The Dozen - Price, Pedigree & Perception


Teaser: Today's lesson: You can't always tell a wine's quality or price by its appellation. Often we think of wines not for their intrinsic value as related to price but rather as to how their quality falls within the expected price range of an appellation. For those not used to Nebbiolo’s signature color, this is a true “orange” wine – and a classic Barolo at an affordable price. montepulciano-256x600-2013.jpg.

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


Second, big price cuts for 2020. These advanced features are now paired with discounted pricing to reduce the reopening costs of our customers and to encourage new restaurants to join OpenTable.…

Burger King cuts Impossible Whopper price as sales slow

50 Mistakes

By BLOOMBERG ​Burger King is cutting the price of its Impossible Whopper, the faux-meat burger it introduced last year, as sales start to slip. That compares to the previous suggested price of $5.59

Tips Saudi Restaurants Can Use to Get their Menu Pricing and Food Costs Right

The Restaurant Times

Pricing menu items for your restaurant business is one of the most challenging yet essential tasks. There are multiple ways of pricing the restaurant menu correctly. Or, serve meals at lower prices than your competitors. Factors Affecting The Restaurant Menu Pricing.

Restaurant Delivery Pricing Strategies are Evolving to Survive the Pressure from Delivery Platforms

Web Diner

In response to the pressure from third-party delivery platforms, restaurants are implementing new delivery pricing strategies. On average, prices listed on delivery platforms are 15.3% higher than the prices listed for pick-up for the same products and in the same restaurants.

Think Food Prices Are Going Up? You’re Not Wrong.


Around the world, people are paying more for household essentials Food prices are soaring around the world, due largely to the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change. Because of these unsafe conditions, many workers fell ill, which led to less production and companies hiking prices.

Ahead Of Super Bowl, Chicken Wing Prices Spike

The Salt

The Super Bowl is Sunday and there's a chicken wing shortage. NPR's Michel Martin talks with food writer Mike Pomranz about what's driving the shortage

Impossible Foods’ Plant-Based Meat Just Got Closer to the Price of Regular Meat


The 20 percent price cut is part of a strategy to take plant-based meat mainstream [link

Scotch Whisky, English Cheese Prices Could Ease As U.S. Halts Tariffs

The Salt

Scotch whisky and other goods have been subject to a 25% tariff. The levies cost companies hundreds of millions of dollars in lost exports, according to the Scotch industry. Image credit: Andy Buchanan/AFP via Getty Images

After California Voters Deny Benefits to Delivery Workers, DoorDash and UberEats Hike Prices Anyway


Prices on every Uber Eats and Doordash order in California are expected to rise by December 16 [link

Shenzhen Series, First Installment: Economics and the Price of Tea


Pricing. This small bag of Xi Hu Long Jing is priced at RMB 4880 and I am assuming that it is “superior”. My caution is not that we should be importing these teas and paying these prices, but rather that it will change the market of what will be available.

restaurant competitive menu pricing strategy

Chef's Resources

February 5, 2019 How to Competitively Price Your Menu Pricing a menu is tricky business: price dishes too high, and you’ll turn off patrons. Price it too low and you’ll cut deep into your profit margins. The post restaurant competitive menu pricing strategy appeared first on Chefs Resources It’s a skill to find that delicate balance, but here are some tips to help you with your restaurant competitive […].

Chicago Chefs Prepare to Raise Prices If the Minimum Wage Increases


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Why Has The Price Of Lemons Doubled In Kenya?

The Salt

The coronavirus pandemic has caused a demand for certain items: from toilet paper to masks. In Kenya, it's lemons

Dallas County Judge Issues Order Banning Price-Gouging of Groceries, Restaurant Meals in Wake of Winter Storm


Amid this unprecedented winter storm, a local disaster declaration stipulates that a food-oriented business can only raise prices if their suppliers increase costs [link

Restaurant Fights Waste By Chopping Menu Prices Till Food Is Gone

Earth Eats

Every Sunday, Farmhouse Tavern plans how to sell out of perishable food and open bottles of wine so it can shut up shop with an empty refrigerator for the next three days, when it is closed. Articles Blog Posts Content Type Earth Eats Homepage News Updates NPR Story Subfeatured Top Story Uncategorized food preservation food waste toronto

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Culinary Cues

The baseline formula for determining selling price using an acceptable food cost percent of 30% would be: SELLING PRICE SP) = PLATE COST (PC)/FOOD COST %(FC%). If we use the same baseline formula for determining selling price: SP = $13.00 /.30.

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Myth: Your Restaurant or Bar’s POS Will Cover Your Inventory Needs

Sculpture Hospitality

POS systems often cost at least $20,000, and that price often comes with the myth that a POS can fulfill all of a restaurant’s operational needs. Touchscreen point-of-sale (POS) systems are a crucial part of any restaurant or bar’s operational processes, but they can be incredibly expensive.

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Culinary Cues

Chefs who are able to generate, assess, and use analytical data in their decision-making (menu trends, cost trends, daily labor analysis, market prices, etc.) Everything, every service, every price, every vendor relationship is negotiable –especially when it comes to buying local and regional.

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Fast, actionable cost data for your restaurant

Margin Edge

Top tools for control: Price Alerts / Price Movers. 1 Price Alerts / Price Movers. Catch misbehaving prices in the act! Instead of managing all of these price fluctuations on your own, MarginEdge puts the data in your hands in real-time.

Why Culinary Programs Fail

Culinary Cues

Every product that a student handles in class should carry a price tag. What would it cost, from a labor perspective, to produce that dish and what selling price would need to be attached to maintain a reasonable profit?

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Culinary Cues

Consider this – the menu is the most important component of a successful restaurant and once designed it can, and should, impact every other aspect of the business.

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The Oil Change Coupon: An Auto Shop’s Best Advertising Tool

Indoor Media

Dollars off, flat price, combined with other services. A regularly priced $40 oil change with a 35% margin equals $14 in profit for your auto repair shop on each oil change. Flat Price. Simply state the final price of the oil change.

How Much Do POS Systems Cost?

Harbor Touch

Pricing starts at only $29 per month for each Harbortouch POS station. What you need to know about POS system prices. Here is the current POS system pricing: Harbortouch POS Systems costs only $39, down from $69. Harbortouch Echo POS system price is now $29, down from $39.

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