The Pandemic’s Effect on Restaurant Supplies

Modern Restaurant Management

While the pandemic has greatly affected many businesses, In June, KaTom Restaurant Supply had the single greatest month in company history. Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine discussed supply issues and more with KaTom Founder, President and CEO Patricia Bible.

Navigating the Supply Chain in the Restaurant Industry

Goliath Consulting

We saw customers stockpiling on groceries and supplies in homes instead of going out to eat, raising retail sales by 29 percent over the previous year (1). That’s because the supply chain is similar to a system in that each component must work well for the overall network to function.

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Managing Bar Supply Chain During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Goliath Consulting

Reopening restaurants with current supply chain issues makes this once rare scenario seem to be a weekly occurrence. With the increasingly frustrating variables in the current restaurant industry, beverage supply chain does not need to be the straw that breaks the camels back.

Responding to COVID-19’s Impact on the Restaurant Supply Chain

Goliath Consulting

The supply chain failure and the domino effect of its impact have been a wake-up call for even the veterans of the food industry. Nationwide outbreaks have forced manufacturers to shut down their plants, leading to disruptions in operations downstream in the supply chain (1).

How Delivery Services Are  Impacting Restaurant Supply Chains 

Modern Restaurant Management

This new trend is not only how restaurants are preparing food, but also their entire logistical supply chain. While this new trend could save money, it also creates new challenges, including potential impacts on a restaurant’s supply chain.

Innovative Models Keep Restaurant Revenue and Supply Chain Flowing

Modern Restaurant Management

” Reviving The Supply Chain. Now more than ever, it is important for restaurants to maintain a healthy connection with their supply chain. Strategies like those employed by Prairie keeps the supply chain moving, costs constant, and food waste limited.

The First Lady of Restaurant Supplies

Modern Restaurant Management

In this week's episode of The Main Course host Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) Executive Editor Barbara Castiglia speaks with Patricia Bible, CEO and Founder of KaTom Restaurant Supply, about the company’s journey, response to COVID and more.

How Route Optimization Can Cut Costs in Your Supply Chain

Cheetah

Transportation plays a vital role in any supply chain and especially in perishables. Today’s customers expect deliveries to be on schedule, no matter what disturbance is happening on the supply chain. Reading Time: 4 minutes.

My State Is Opening. What Supply Chain Considerations Should I Keep in Mind Moving Forward?

Modern Restaurant Management

Q : What Supply Chain Considerations Should I Keep in Mind Moving Forward? A : As states and counties look to reopen across the US, one area restaurant operators are looking toward is their supply chain. Equipment Marketing Operations reopen logistics Supply Chain

Top Five Supply Chain Management Tips

Hot Schedules

Top Five Supply Chain Management Tips. . Now is the time to review your supply chain to: Ensure supplier stability and confidence in their ability to meet your deadlines today. Below are top five tips to help you shape your supply chain in an ever-evolving environment.

The First Lady of Restaurant Supply

Modern Restaurant Management

In this week's episode of The Main Course host Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) Executive Editor Barbara Castiglia speaks with Patricia Bible, CEO and Founder of KaTom Restaurant Supply, about the company’s journey, response to COVID and more.

Restaurant Reopening Checklist I: Your Facility & Supplies

Cheetah

Supplies Call or email and let us know of your new opening date. This will allow us more time to ensure we have the supplies you need for opening day. The supply chain may have been disrupted for certain products, so you may experience longer lead times than you are used to.

Restaurant Reopening Guide I: Your Facility & Supplies

Cheetah

Supplies Call or email and let us know of your new opening date. This will allow us more time to ensure we have the supplies you need for opening day. The supply chain may have been disrupted for certain products, so you may experience longer lead times than you are used to.

3 Restaurant Supply Kits That Will Save You Time

Dot It

A lesser-known time saver are restaurant supply kits. What are Restaurant Supply Kits? [ [ ] The post 3 Restaurant Supply Kits That Will Save You Time appeared first on Dot It.

EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP WHEN IT SEEMS TO BE IN SHORT SUPPLY

Culinary Cues

I am a concerned spectator at a time when everything seems to be in question and every one of us lives on the edge. We fear, we adjust, we cope, and then there comes a time when our coping mechanism comes into real question. This is when leadership is most needed.

How Have Catering Supplies Transformed in 2019?

Modern Restaurant Management

Catering supplies have evolved with these trends, and items such as biodegradable and reusable packaging have been introduced. With more people waking up to the climate emergency, customers are demanding eco-friendly catering supplies. Household names such as McDonald’s and Pepsi have pledged to make big changes to their catering supplies. Other catering supplies that have been adapted to meet environmental demands include cooking equipment.

A Buyer’s Guide to Disposable Restaurant Supplies & Consumables

Harbor Touch

Disposable restaurant supplies are the new staple throughout bars and restaurants during the ongoing health crisis. Choosing the proper disposable supplies can be tricky given the multitude of options on the market. Plastic disposable supplies. Foam disposable supplies.

Supplies Restaurants Need During this Pandemic

Restaurant Smart

As we embrace these changes, your restaurant must have all the supplies it needs to adapt to this new… Read more. The post Supplies Restaurants Need During this Pandemic appeared first on Restaurant Smart Blog. Photo Source: la.eater.com.

As Americans Return To Dining, Restaurants See Trouble Procuring Supplies

The Salt

food supply chain, which was already experiencing disruptions due to labor shortages across the board We take a look at how re-opening restaurants has put a strain on the U.S.

Chicago and Oakland McDonald’s Workers Win COVID-19 Protections After Months of Substandard Supplies and Training

EATER

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OUR DAILY BREATH: PROBLEMS WITH THE CENTRALIZED FOOD SYSTEM

Culinary Cues

To some (not enough) people – the answer was a return to a de-centralized system where end users found their food supplies from local and regional producers – where seasonality and use of indigenous ingredients to an area drove menus in the home and in the restaurant.

3 Steps to Get Your Business Ready for the Restaurant Reopening

Cheetah

The pandemic has brought us face to face with the vulnerabilities of the global supply chain in all industries. Talk to us to learn how Cheetah has been helping thousands of Bay Area restaurants with next-day delivery of all their supply needs. Reading Time: 5 minutes.

Finding the Right Restaurant Supply Store

Restaurant Smart

The post Finding the Right Restaurant Supply Store appeared first on Restaurant Smart Blog. Industry Interest restaurant concept restaurant marketing tips Restaurant Smart restaurant supply store restaurant tipsPhoto Source: www.pexels.com. A successful business is not only about sales.

As Ted Cruz Jets Off to Cancun, One Texas Rep Will Distribute Essential Supplies in Houston

EATER

Sheila Jackson Lee will distribute groceries, bottled water, and other supplies to Houstonians in need [link

Technology that Enables Automation Can Ensure Safety and Success

Modern Restaurant Management

Deploying RFID for Supply Chain Traceability. The opportunity to verify food handling safety throughout the supply chain gives restaurant operators confidence in what they are serving customers.

5 Things to Look For When Picking the Right Commissary Kitchen for your Food Truck

Cheetah

Having plenty of available storage space allows food truck operators to buy ingredients and supplies in bulk, resulting in significant savings. Food trucks must have a licensed, food-safe facility where they can store supplies and food. Availability of supplies.

Boba Is Still Bountiful in California, But the East Coast Could Face Supply Issues

EATER

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Just in Time: Virtual Marketplace Connecting Restaurants to Their Favorite Suppliers

Cheetah

With all this, your restaurant budget and supply become more accurate and easier to plan. Talk to us to learn how Cheetah is the honest distributor and how we have been helping thousands of Bay Area restaurants with next-day delivery of all their supply needs. Reading Time: 3 minutes.

6 Best Practices of Demand Planning for Small Businesses

Cheetah

While large foodservice suppliers are maximizing revenue by accurately forecasting demand and supply needs, small businesses are still anxious about making a move. The benefits of implementing solid demand planning processes throughout your entire supply chain should already be clear.

Demand Planning to Help Food Suppliers Weather the Next Storm

Cheetah

The cold blast continues to upend supply chains, resulting in restaurants having to throw out expired food, grocery stores to close early amid stock shortages and residents to struggle to find basic necessities. What's Happening Across the Food Supply Chain? Reading Time: 4 minutes.

Grocery Chains ‘Nervous’ About Thanksgiving Food Supply as COVID-19 Rates Rise

EATER

According to NBC , Kroger, Publix, and H-E-B have all limited purchases of staples like toilet paper, cleaning supplies, and paper towels to ensure more people get what they need. Which supplies are being limited is an interesting look into regional spending. Shutterstock.

Is Everything F ed Right Now? 

Modern Restaurant Management

This is the question a lot of people are asking right now, especially as we collectively navigate the consistent changes to our business models, supply chains and personal lives. Work on Your Supply Chain.

How ‘the Avocado Guy’ of NYC Supplies Michelin-Starred Restaurants 

EATER

Miguel Gonzalez delivers the fruit to 120 top restaurants around the city Miguel Gonzalez has become the go-to avocado provider for restaurants around NYC and Brooklyn. His meticulous process and attention to detail have made his avocados stand out as the best you can get in the city. “I’m

As Food Supply Chain Breaks Down, Farm-To-Door CSAs Take Off

The Salt

Community Supported Agriculture programs that sell a weekly box of produce directly to consumers are popular amid concerns about grocery shopping during the pandemic. Image credit: Full Belly Farm

Grocery Shopping Has Never Been Easier With Cheetah’s Group Purchasing

Cheetah

For My Family Lifehack SuppliesReading Time: 3 minutes. Stay Connected Grocery shopping with your parents? You probably haven’t done that since you were a kid! Ever since Covid-19 has forced people to stay apart, family dinners haven’t been the same.

$4K a Week on Takeout Supplies, and Other Added Costs of Running a Restaurant in a Pandemic

EATER

One D.C. chef shares the added costs behind takeout boxes, heat lamps, and more [link

4 Types of Delicious Rice You Should Be Stocking Up On

Cheetah

For My Family Home Cooking SuppliesReading Time: 3 minutes. No pantry is fully stocked without a few bags of rice. With its endless colorful varieties , rice is your go-to culinary solution for practically every meal. It’s the perfect soaker for any soup or saucy dish.

SSAE 18: Why it’s critical in selecting a technology partner

Crunchtime

food operations management restaurant supply chain managementHow do your technology partners show that you can trust them? Ask for their SSAE 18 documentation. Earlier this month, we welcomed Zerrick Pearson, the The VP of Technology at Five Guys, and Tamy Duplantis, the President of Return on Informatio n Consulting , to join us in a panel at the 2019 Food Service Technology ( FSTEC ) show to discuss what to look for when selecting a technology partner.

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A Smarter Way to Reconcile: How to Receive Shipments in Half the Time

Crunchtime

food operations management restaurant supply chain managementWe all have the technology to limit double data entry, so why not use it? Would you prefer to enter the same data once or twice? I think we can all agree that once is the only correct answer. Not only does this save keystrokes (and thus time) it limits the potential for human error.

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7 Tips to Prepare Your Bar or Restaurant for the College Basketball Tournament

Wasserstrom

Restaurant Management bar supplies Barware glassware March Madness NCAA BasketballMarch is upon us and with it comes a type of madness in the form of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. For 3 weeks at the end of March (and into April actually), the biggest sports story is the Tourney. Preparing your bar and/or restaurant for this event takes a little bit of planning. But […].

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What’s Packing Your Food? Restaurant Delivery Packaging Trends

Goliath Consulting

menu development restaurant consulting Supply Chain foodservice packaging restaurant delivery restaurant takeout third-party delivery togo containers togo packagingA restaurant’s packaging is not just a vehicle for carrying food—it’s a statement that informs customers about your business’s brand and values. According to Technomic, a food industry research firm, 64% of consumers consider high quality packaging an important factor in deciding where to order food (1).

Things to Consider Before Buying New Kitchen Equipment

Restaurant Smart

Kitchen Equipment buying kitchen equipment kitchen equipment kitchen equipment tips restaurant equipment restaurant equipment tips restaurant supply storeManaging a restaurant business is challenging. It’s like building a puzzle and making sure that everything fits in the right place.

Food Supply Industry Asks White House for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Priority

EATER

Prioritizing vaccinations for food, agriculture, retail, and CPG workers will be a key intervention to help keep workers healthy and to ensure that agricultural and food supply chains remain operating,” the groups wrote. Photo: El Nariz /Shutterstock.