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Modern Restaurant Management

Closings and partial re-openings due to COVID-19 have made for difficult times for restaurants, and many businesses have remained closed or are severely impacted even if still open.

12 Restaurant Lunch Specials: Make Lunch the Most Important Meal of the Day ???

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Get ahead of it with our 12 favorite restaurant lunch special ideas for you to feature. Why you should invest in restaurant lunch specials Increasing lunch sales is a no-brainer in the restaurant business. Lunch special ideas for restaurants As promised, here are 12 ways to get diners through your doors over the noon hour: 1. It’s December, and the air is seasoned with the scent of cinnamon, spice, and everything nice.


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How to Use Special Weeks for Restaurant & Cafe Promotions

Ken Burgin

Maybe do a special week every 3 months? The Aussie Artisan Week promoted by Pepe Saya Buttery got me thinking about how else the ‘Week of…’ idea could be used for interesting promotions.

13 Spooky Halloween Ideas for Your Restaurant or Bar: Specials, Promotions, and Parties ??

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Halloween Specials and Menu Ideas for Restaurants and Bars ????? New spooky food and drink specials Unique, Halloween-themed food and drink specials are one of the most common ways bars and restaurants can spookify their business. October is the month of pumpkins, spice, and everything nice—so adding seasonal specials to your menu can go a long way to delight customers and get them talking about your restaurant.

Restaurant Promotions: The Psychology Behind Deals, Discounts & Specials


Happy hour Happy hour specials are a classic restaurant promotion designed to bring in the after-work crowd. But does running these specials actually result in an upsell? Off-peak specials Most restaurants experience a lull in the hour or two before dinner service begins. Since afternoons are a slow time, off-peak specials can encourage more guests to come during those hours. 26 percent of survey respondents said they’d be willing to pay more for those special items.

V-Day Prep: How to Train Your Staff on Special Menus

Open for Business

The post V-Day Prep: How to Train Your Staff on Special Menus appeared first on Open for Business. Valentine's Day for restaurants is a high-stakes game, and restaurants need to plan ahead and prepare their whole teams. Here's how to make sure your floor and your kitchen are up to speed. Marketing Restaurant & Kitchen Management Tips

$240 Billion Restaurant Recovery Fund | Restaurant Recovery Special Series


In this special episode of The Barron Report , host Paul Barron breaks down the proposal’s key points and explores next steps for the industry at large. 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 National Restaurant Association (NRA) just proposed a $240 billion blueprint for restaurant recovery to Congress.

Announcement & Special Offer

Restaurant Law

I look forward to introducing you to Kim and as a way of providing such introduction, we have agreed to extend a special offer to our clients, colleagues and friends, to help them better prepare for the future. Dear Clients, Colleagues and Friends: I have the great pleasure of announcing that as of January 1, 2018, the DiPasquale Law Group has joined with Kimberly A. Summers of Summers and Schneider, P.C.

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Special Considerations for Restaurants and Franchised Businesses Under the CARES Act

Modern Restaurant Management

Accordingly, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act has special provisions designed to ensure that those affected will still have access to desperately needed rescue funds. ” Because of franchisor approval rights and transfer controls in franchise agreements, franchisees are often considered to be affiliated with franchisors and are prevented from accessing SBA funds without special modifications to the franchise agreement.

How to do retail properly if you sell speciality coffee…

Ken Burgin

Highly recommend you follow Dublin café owner Colin Harmon on Instagram, and in this short video he shows off all the Christmas gifts you can buy at his cafe. I heard him speak a couple of years ago in Sydney, and he was fierce on the value of adding good retail to your mix if you sell specialty coffee – he said up to 25% (!) of their total sales come from this.

Operating As a Small vs. Large Brand | Restaurant Recovery Special Series


Because it is a relatively small brand, Bellagreen has been able to quickly release—via free delivery or curbside pick-up—a variety of seasonal specials, family meals, group bundles, and cooking kits directly through its website. 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.

Mexican Cuisine Special: Most Popular Food Culture in the US


When there isn’t any special event, food is usually consumed at home. SF Restaurants Specialize in Authentic Mexican Cuisine If you’re not up to cooking, you can always find delicious Mexican dishes in a local SF restaurant. Reading Time: 3 minutes.


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We are going to discuss two types of events: catering—guests’ special occasions, and experiential events—frequent events to draw in guests. SPECIAL OCCASION & CATERED EVENTS Knowing that you can serve for an office party, a wedding proposal, and a wedding reception is a huge asset. Planning wisely: By having a person in charge of Special Events, Victoria’s Pub has been able to reply quickly and curate to a guests tastes.

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IFDA Food Distributors on "Blueprint for Recovery" | Restaurant Recovery Special Series


In this special episode of The Barron Report, host Paul Barron sits down with Mark Allen, the president and chief executive officer of IFDA, to explore the broader implications of the pandemic for the restaurant industry supply chain. 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.

Special Edition of the Podcast with Jim Roddy from the RSPA

Restaurant Technology Guys

The post Special Edition of the Podcast with Jim Roddy from the RSPA appeared first on Restaurant Technology Guys. Jim Roddy of the RSPA Sits down with Jeremy Julian to talk about the RSPA Academy Symposium ([link] and navigating COVID-19 in the business.

The Crispy Queen – BuJo x GastroGays Special

Gastro Gays

A couple of weeks back, Culinary Director of BuJo Burgers on Sandymount Green, Grainne O’Keefe… The post The Crispy Queen – BuJo x GastroGays Special appeared first on GastroGays. So excited to share something very exciting with you which hopefully many of you will get to enjoy and try.

Grahams Six Grapes Special River Quintas Reserve Porto

Planet Grape

The post Grahams Six Grapes Special River Quintas Reserve Porto appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Fortified Wines Old World Portugal Sweet Wines Dr. Liz Thach Master of Wine MW Reserve single quinta tinta franca Tinta Roriz Touriga Franca Touriga Nacional

Restaurant Technology Guys Podcast Ep. 82 – with special guest Bob Duprey

Restaurant Technology Guys

82 – with special guest Bob Duprey appeared first on Restaurant Technology Guys. Bob Duprey joins us to talk about E-Learning and a free resource to help restaurants address training with COVID-19 safety. Check them out at [link]. The post Restaurant Technology Guys Podcast Ep. Podcast

9 Restaurant Entertainment Ideas to Create Frenzy


Restaurant Business entertainment for restaurants fun restaurant promotion ideas restaurant entertainment restaurant entertainment ideas restaurant marketing ideas and trends restaurant special events restaurants that entertainMove beyond the tag of being just an eatery. Make your restaurant a favorite place for the connoisseurs of good food who love to have good times alongside. Give them experiences that they can never forget and come back to your place again and again.

How to Prepare Your Café For The Festive Season

Perfect Daily Grind

Café Owner christmas english Festive Season Gift Offerings Hanukkah holiday season Kwanzaa special seasonal drinksDecember is a month packed with celebrations, including Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Las Posadas. It’s a busy time for businesses, and one that could benefit your café – provided you make the right preparations.

3 ways to make your holiday cocktails extra special this year

Goliath Consulting

But if you’re looking to offer something extra special to your customers, here are three ways to craft a cocktail that is sure to spread the Christmas cheer. For example, a sprig of thyme and skewered cranberries make this Under the Mistletoe Cocktail (18) extra special. There are quite a number of beverages that come to mind when we think of the holidays. There’s mulled wine and spiced sangria, hot buttered rum, eggnog, and hot chocolate.

Doing a Store-Bought Thanksgiving This Year? Sohla El-Waylly Has Tips to Make It Special.


Instead, she added other common household ingredients to make the instant stuff extra special. And it really feels like something special.”. Instead, whip heavy cream, “add a spoonful of sugar, a splash of vanilla, and then that pie is going to feel really special.”.

Tokyo’s Tadenoha Specializes in Boar, Duck, and Bear Meat Cooked Over an Open Fire Grill


Most dishes in this wild game omakase are cooked using the robatayaki tradition of roasting meat over an open charcoal fire pit “People who want to eat bear meat should either go deep into the mountains, or come to this restaurant, Tadenoha,” says chef Kiyofumi Koduru.

How restaurants can make Mother’s Day special, no matter where people are


Continue offering your takeout and delivery menus if that’s been working for you and consider adding special items for Mother’s Day. The post How restaurants can make Mother’s Day special, no matter where people are appeared first on Open for Business. Mother’s Day will be different this year for lots of us, but all the things that make it celebratory—family time, good food, and thoughtful gifts—remain the same.

Researchers Hope Seaweed Will Quiet Gassy Cows

Earth Eats

Community Blogs Earth Eats Homepage Earth Eats Staff Blog Special Subfeatured Top Story climate change flatulence global warming greenhouse gas emissions methane red algae seaweedResearchers are closing in on ways to grow a particular kind of seaweed can curb the amount of greenhouse gas that cows and other animals emit during digestion.

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Cage-Free Egg Bills Reveal Industry Influence

Earth Eats

Community Blogs Earth Eats Homepage Earth Eats Staff Blog News Updates Special Subfeatured Top Story animal welfare battery cages cage free egg production lobbyingWashington has followed California’s example with a law to phase out eggs from caged hens, but the legislation uses egg industry definitions for “cage-free.”.


Culinary Cues

The expectation is that you will stand up to this pressure and choose what is right and appropriate over what special interest groups desire. The decisions to be made must always take precedent over party desires and special interest pressure.

9 Important Hospitality Sales and Marketing Tips

Social Hospitality

Create Special Offers for Customers. Making special offers is one of the classic hospitality training tips that works for any type of business. Some owners of small restaurants and hotels may not feel like they need to hire people for a specialized marketing team. Offer something special to a certain category. This is another reason to have a specialized marketing team: you need a pro who knows how to gather and analyze data.

5 Examples of Customer Service Innovation in Hospitality

Social Hospitality

You can do this through loyalty programs, special curated deals and packages, and by simply asking some basic questions at the booking stage so you can prep a special welcome package for your guests, for example.

7 Tips for Hospitality Marketing During COVID-19

Social Hospitality

Offer them a special deal for a later time. Provide special rates, free upgrades, and other perks that help you clinch those reservations. Personally reach out to everyone that canceled an event and present your special offer to them. As worldwide markets continue to feel the pain of COVID-19, companies of every size are suffering from the effects. However, no one understands the consequences more than the travel and hospitality industries.


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Whether it’s menu, special events, feature nights, or catchy pricing packages – do something that keeps people guessing and returning to your social media posts for more news. Difficult times in business can never be addressed with complacency.

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Thriving with Thrive!! Or.The Gift That Kept Us Going

Thrive POS

The story of Buckaroos Slices and Scoops would not be complete without the inclusion of this very special episode, and it is part of the saga we kept quiet until this post. Reposted from the official blog of Buckaroos Slices and Scoops , published September 29, 2019. Pizza Delivery Software Labor Management software Employee Management restaurant technology customer satisfaction training philanthropy

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Culinary Cues

Far too often this does not exist in the workplace, or sometimes even in the home – restaurants fill this void through the reward of a sincere smile, special service, preparation of tasty and beautiful food, a pleasant atmosphere and appointed table, and in many cases recognition of return guests. then it has lost its ability to be special – to be necessary. Cooking for others is one of the oldest professions known to humanity.

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Culinary Cues

If you ever wondered why a 3-star Michelin experience was so special – you now knew.


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Doing the right thing has always been what made our country special and doing the right thing now is the best way to remember all of those individuals whose lives were lost or changed as a result of this day, 19 years ago. Never Forget.

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A Guide to Effective Instagram Marketing For Restaurants

Social Hospitality

If you run a special offer for a major event or national holiday, advertise it on Instagram well in advance. . Instagram has come a long way since its inception in 2010. The image-based social network now has a revenue of approximately $6.84 billion, which, in 2019, included $20 billion in ad revenue. . The restaurant and food industry is one of the many to take advantage of the marketing opportunities Instagram offers.

The Breakfast Cook – Tough, Dependable, Organized, and Fast

Culinary Cues

If you fit the mold – then you possess a special value reserved for just a few, value that – to the chef goes way beyond the ability to prepare breakfast items. There are cooks and there are cooks – each has his or her list of responsibilities, required skills, and bag of tricks.

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Culinary Cues

It matters not whether you are selling a Wagyu beef tenderloin or a fried chicken sandwich – what is essential is that your product is so good, so well prepared, so special that customers look at it, smell it, and take that first bite followed by a pause of surprise and a response that begins with “WOW”! Having your chef walk through the dining room and connect with guests is a way to make customers feel special and provides an opportunity for them to ask serious questions about the menu.


Culinary Cues

It is this commitment to making people feel welcome, special, and thought well of is the key to a return to success. The most challenging part of difficult times is living in the moment.

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Typsy chats with. Wil Slickers, 'Slick Talk' hospitality podcast


With years of experience in hotel management, he hosts the popular hospitality podcast Slick Talk , and co-owns a company specializing in luxury vacation rentals. Wil Slickers is hospitality force to be reckoned with.


Culinary Cues

The funny thing is that these small businesses – in this case – restaurants – cannot survive on that once-a-year recognition, or even the occasional special event. Don’t they understand how much more special the experience will be in this little bistro with two people in the kitchen, a bartender and two servers? Don’t they realize that the chef/owner is always here, always working, always fretting about the details that make a customer experience special?


Culinary Cues

There is no other outlet for this specialized equipment. [] Breweries: Sure, maybe consumers are directing their beer purchases to their local package store, but breweries know that this direct to consumer cycle is not sufficient to support their growing expenses.


Culinary Cues

Always a specialized space for members, the club setting maintained a market space for food that was based on tradition, classic preparations, and to a large degree a “food cost free zone”. There will be loads of opportunities for the chef to make presentations, offer a cooking class or wine pairing event, interact with the press, write articles and newsletters, and talk with members about their special event. [] A TRACK RECORD OF FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE.