Restaurant Profitability Is a Simple Math Problem

The Restaurant Expert

But before you can tackle the systems that will get you to profitable, first you have to get over what David refers to as your “mental underwear.”. Oh how I wish achieving restaurant profitability was only a simple math problem.

CHEFS ARE ALL IN AND ALL OUT

Culinary Cues

By “all in” I am referring to total commitment, building your life around the demands of the job, and most significantly to do so while being oblivious to the impact that this commitment has on other aspect of one’s life.

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Create a Restaurant Training Manual Step-by-Step (with examples)

The Eat Restaurant

A restaurant training manual (also referred to as restaurant employee handbook) lays the foundation for consistent results so that your staff is capable of delivering high-quality dining experiences whether they’re on the floor or in the kitchen.

CHEFS- ELEVEN STEPS TO GREATNESS

Culinary Cues

Now, by great I am not referring to the number of accolades, feature stories, or titles that appear after their name (although many have rightfully earned all of that) – I am referring to how they are perceived by others. There are chefs and there are chefs.

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What the Heck is a KPI and Why You Should Give a Sh*t

Embrace the Suck

Cost of goods (COGS) sold refers to the cost required to create each of the food and beverage items you sell to guests. As competition gets tougher and profits seem to slip slowly away, you need to analyze your data more than ever.

How Social Media Launched the Acai Berry Craze

Social Hospitality

Celebrities like Oprah also endorsed Acai and referred to it as a “superfruit.” The Acai berry market expands across the globe.

How Restaurants Can Hire and Rehire Quickly During COVID-19

Modern Restaurant Management

This system automatically builds in accountability, as a good employee will only want to refer someone they trust to do the job right, helping the candidate get a leg up in the vetting and hiring process.

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COOKS AND CHEFS- BUILDING YOUR CAREER TAKES EFFORT

Culinary Cues

The best things in life are never easy, and with your career, if you truly want to reach for that rewarding chef position or chef/owner opportunity then it is essential that you set your goals, chart a course of action, stay true to the end game, and know that it will take time and considerable effort to get there.

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6 Ways Chatbots Can Help Restaurant Businesses

Social Hospitality

They’re able to assess customer references and accordingly suggest food items they will prefer. When it comes to digital marketing for restaurants , there are various avenues to explore. One of those avenues is Chatbots.

How is Flywheeling Used in Commercial Cold Storage?

Wasserstrom

The term flywheeling refers to the use of a literal, mechanical device called a flywheel. Within its origins, flywheeling represents the pursuit of the engineering holy grail of perpetual energy.

Using Restaurant Reporting Tools to Forecast Your Restaurant’s Recovery

Restaurant365

By understanding how you can reference your restaurant’s revenue centers in your forecasts, you will be able to save time and improve the validity of your restaurant reporting tools. How to forecast your restaurant’s recovery.

OUR DAILY BREATH: THE COOKING PROFESSION WILL SURVIVE

Culinary Cues

He is often referred to as a king of chefs. and wrote the incredible Boston Cooking School Cookbook (Fannie Farmer Cookbook) that is the most published reference of all time. THIS IS A LONG ONE – BUT IMPORTANT FOR ALL WHO ARE SERIOUS ABOUT PROFESSIONAL COOKING.

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WHY RUNNING A CLUB KITCHEN MIGHT BE THE TOUGHEST AND MOST SATISFYING CHEF POSITION OUT THERE

Culinary Cues

So – what is different today, and why would I refer to this as maybe the toughest environment for a chef and one that also provided the greatest opportunity?

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WHEN COOKING BECOMES MORE THAN A JOB

Culinary Cues

When your friends introduce you as a cook at such and such restaurant or refer to you as chef, rather than use your name. Typically, it starts off that way – old enough to work, they’re hiring, no experience required – it’s a job.

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How Social Media Launched the Acai Berry Craze

Social Hospitality

Celebrities like Oprah also endorsed Acai and referred to it as a “superfruit.” The Acai berry market expands across the globe.

Hiring Tips

Core Hospitality

Did the reference checks happen? Getting the right people is always going to be a challenge. There are a few questions you need to ask your team. On every resume drop off is someone doing a 30 second screen with 3 important questions for them that matters to your operations.

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Introducing the Square POS Integration for ChowNow

ChowNow

For instructions to reference during your setup, view the help center documentation here. .

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4 Soft Skills Your Employees Need During and After a COVID-19 World

Goliath Consulting

Conflict Resolution” refers to the way one resolves an issue or problem between two or more people (4). References: (1) [link]. (2) COVID-19 is redefining jobs (1).

CHEFS FACING THE CHALLENGE OF CREATIVITY VERSUS BUSINESS DECISIONS

Culinary Cues

After all how many times do we reference something creative as the best thing since sliced bread? You know that every chef has wrestled with this – should the menu reflect a personal philosophy to move the bar or stick with time-tested standards?

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Guest Blog: PPP Loan Forgiveness for Restaurants

Restaurant365

The 8-week (56-day) forgiveness period is referred to as the “Covered Period.” The selected reference period can either be the period from 2/15/19-6/30/19 or 1/1/20-2/29/20.

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Upcoming Restaurant Tech Trends of the Post-COVID-19 World

Goliath Consulting

References: (1) [link]. (2) The restaurant industry had to adapt to changes in consumer behavior during the COVID19 pandemic, testing out operational innovations and relying on technological solutions that allowed for social distancing and ensuring sanitation (1, 2).

OUR DAILY BREATH: FOOD, SHELTER, CLOTHING, HEALTH, FAMILY, COMMUNICATION, and TRUST

Culinary Cues

What can we do (we referring to those whom others depend on for solutions)? This is where we are today.

10 Digital Marketing Tips for Restaurants

Social Hospitality

Incentivize customers for referring your brand to their friends. Digital marketing has revolutionized the marketing landscape, especially for restaurants. Even if your restaurant is well established, you have to keep up with current marketing trends in order to remain competitive.

xtraCHEF Product Release 9.1

Xtra Chef

If you are an existing xtraCHEF customer who has questions about any of these updates, please refer to our Knowledge Base or check in with the Customer Success team to learn more. We’re excited to announce yet another Product Release for xtraCHEF! Version 9.1 is now live.

The Coronavirus Isn’t Your Fault, But How You Ran Your Restaurant Before Is!

Embrace the Suck

Those four mentioned earlier are what I refer to as The Four Horsemen of Your Restaurant Apocalypse ! The Coronavirus Pandemic is unlike anything we have ever experienced.

The Formula For a Badass Brand!

Embrace the Suck

In business strategy, there is a common theory referred to as Red Ocean and Blue Ocean strategy. And that’s the same as being referred to as a commodity. I recently gave an interview for Foodable TV about how to build a brand.

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COOKS – THE COMFORT OF HEAT, SWEAT, AND HARD-WORK

Culinary Cues

These tangible works are also a result of an intelligent approach to a process, constant reference to flavor memory, and a level of mental and physical organization that is parallel to that of an architect, a pilot, or a surgeon – this is work that is far more complex that many give it credit for.

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4 Tips for Creating Successful Restaurant Loyalty and Rewards Programs

Focus POS

Points can be earned based on dollars spent (the most preferred method), number of visits, purchase of specific items, or for engaging in other related activities such as signing up, or referring friends. Let your loyal customers be brand ambassadors by giving them points for referring their friends (and reward the referred folks as well).

7 Ways to Creatively Staff Your Restaurant

Embrace the Suck

For every applicant that applies (and gets hired) the referring employee gets $25. How has this year treated you and your restaurant? How has your quest to find staff been? If you are like the majority of restaurants, it’s been a big challenge.

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Future of Food Delivery

Goliath Consulting

Reference: [link]. How will restaurants deliver after COVID-19? The coronavirus crisis has challenged restaurants to rethink the way they deal with food delivery for good.

What to Do When Staff Test Positive for COVID19

Goliath Consulting

References: 1. By Bora Kang and Colin Kopel. Despite your best efforts to adhere to CDC’s safety guidelines and to make your guests feel safe and comfortable dining in your restaurant, you may face an unavoidable situation where your employee tests positive for the novel coronavirus.

Restaurant Referral Program – Ultimate Way to Increase your Restaurant Sales!

Bingage

You referred someone’s business to your friends and family because you’re already using it and you invited because “that someone” is rewarding you for doing the same! Have a look at the Google Pay refer a friend program , it offering 180 Rs.

How to Grow Your Catering Business

Goliath Consulting

Serves in 15 cities, see reference: • Connects employees in office buildings with local restaurants. Reference: (1) [link]. (2) by Bora Kang. Catering has grown significantly over the last few years thanks to the widespread demand for this one word: convenience.

Health & Safety Requirements for Restaurants [COVID-19]

7 Shifts

Please refer to this document to find out the requirements for your county. Notes: Refer to the above document to find out the requirements for your county. Please refer to this document to find out the requirements for your county.

Singani 63 Successful at Changing the Rules

Bevology

I was referred to Academy Award winning film director Steven Soderbergh by my friend and partner Howard Bernstein to help respond to the question: “Hey, do I need a distributor or something?” Five years ago I was guiding the launch of a new-to-the-U.S.

3 Creative Recipes for Marketing Success

Open for Business

Benefits: Varvatos staff now refer their clients to Alexander’s, and at Alexander’s the bar staff proudly wears their suits.… When it comes to restaurant marketing, winemaker dinners and charity events are two of the most common activations.

Time to Get Some! Core Values That Is.

Embrace the Suck

Don’t underestimate the power of having a list and referring to it. What is going on with you? Seriously. Why haven’t you started taking action on those big goals for this year yet? Still waiting for a couple of key elements to fall into place?

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Why choosing the right POS system is a top priority

Deliverect

You can refer back to this later when you consider the different POS options. Setting up a business in the hospitality industry comes with a big checklist of things not to forget.

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What to Wear So Your Joints Don't Hurt

Sante

A strain is more commonly referred to as a “pulled muscle.” A sprain, on the other hand, refers to a ligament that is stretched beyond its capability. Megan Howard.

Checklist for launching a successful delivery business

Deliverect

Think about promotions and discounts customers can use for their first purchase and reward them for referring a friend. Delivery isn’t simply an extra revenue channel – it’s also in high demand.

MILANO WINE WEEK - OCTOBER 3rd – 11th, 2020 BECOMES AN INTERNATIONAL DIGITAL WINE PLATFORM

Sante

Thanks to MWW’s 10 international branches located in London, Munich, Moscow, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, New York, San Francisco, Miami and Toronto, they will tap into the main reference markets of the wine world. MWW_BOVARA_11102019_CF_med res_-01616.jpg. Author(s): Bernard Kenner.

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New Year’s Resolutions You Should Make for Your Kitchen in 2020

Transact

I’m referring to topics like: Food safety best practices. January 1, 2020, isn’t just the start of a new year; it’s the start of a new decade. What better time to turn over a new leaf and turn your kitchen into the best thing since sliced bread ?

COOKS AND CHEFS – THINK ABOUT THE STORY BEHIND WHAT YOU SEE

Culinary Cues

He reacted, as a defense mechanism, by taking on the role of a hard nosed chef and insisting that everyone refer to him by title. Some of you may be too young to know the band – The Moody Blues, but their lyrics always inspired me, especially during challenges that life occasionally brings.

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