Culinary Cues

March 9 was National Dish Washer Day. I’m not sure who decided that this declaration be made, but for those of us in the restaurant business – it is so appropriate.

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Covid-19 + Restaurants: How Mobile Chatbots Can Help

Social Hospitality

The pandemic has drastically affected the restaurant industry. For most restaurants, the focus remains on delivery and pickup to serve customers. The pandemic’s toll on restaurants was more limited than otherwise because of delivery services.

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The 11 Habits of Outstanding Restaurants

Embrace the Suck

The restaurant world will never be the same after what we have been through over the past few years. Things have changed rapidly for restaurants around the globe and many look to the USA for trends and insight into which direction the industry is headed.

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The 10 Best Bits of Advice We Heard on Season 1 of the Restaurant Growth Podcast

7 Shifts

We started the Restaurant Growth Podcast in 2021 to provide a platform for the best and brightest minds in the restaurant and hospitality industry.

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Investing in Customer Experience Pays––Really Well

Discover why great customer experience is your restaurant's ultimate ROI. Download this free guide to learn how customer experience drives repeat business and profits, and how employee satisfaction affects customer satisfaction.

How Technology Tools Help Restaurateurs Do More With Less

Modern Restaurant Management

Ensuring guests experience true hospitality is tantamount to running a successful restaurant. Thanks to restaurant technologies, it’s possible to not only deliver a superior customer experience — the crux of hospitality — but also take things to the next level.

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Why Smaller Menus Are the Best Thing for Restaurants Right Now


Reading Time: 3 minutes. When the Covid-19 delivery boom took off, many restaurants shortened their menu in order to focus on their best, and most delivery-friendly, items.

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Building a Restaurant Tech Stack for your Business

Focus POS

How an Experienced Restaurant Solution Provider Can Benefit You. Restaurant owners and managers work long hours, holidays, and most weekends.

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What Labor Shortage?


Here’s how your restaurant business can swim in revenue and cost savings— even when the labor pool is shallow. Management Maximizing Profits Vol. 26 No. 04 #restaurantmanagement #restaurantprofits management

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77: EatmoreBmore on Social Media

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Holy Guacamoles mission is to support owners. Today's show we have on Chris Franzoni of EatmoreBmore shares his professional opinion about Social Media. He has his own account, and is familiar with content, social media's changing rules and emphasis.

Think You're a Restaurant Customer Experience Expert?

Can investing in customer experience earn your restaurant higher revenue and repeat business? Test your know-how with HungerRush's quick, five-question quiz.

5 Ways To Improve Your Restaurant’s Food Inventory Management

Sculpture Hospitality

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


Culinary Cues

Are you thinking about owning a restaurant? You are not alone if the thought of putting your name on a restaurant awning has crossed your mind. One of the most tempting forays into entrepreneurship is the restaurant business. How hard can it be – right?

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How to Build a Customer Engagement Strategy

Social Hospitality

We invest money and effort into marketing campaigns to build relationships with our target audience. We want people to engage with our brands both online and offline. Once people feel connected to your brand, they’ll be more inclined to choose you over your competitors.

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

Embrace the Suck

The Coronavirus Pandemic is unlike anything we have ever experienced. Times like these bring out the best in some people and the worst in others. It has forced some to close for good and for others to rethink their reason for staying in this industry. Some have added take-out and delivery.

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Don't Let Delivery Apps Dash Your Restaurant's Revenue

Get our free, must-read guide to optimizing your restaurant's online ordering capabilities to maximize revenue.

How To Manage Teams Across Multiple Restaurant Locations

7 Shifts

Are you managing one location (or several) of a multi-unit restaurant business? If so, you're not alone - 3 in 10 restaurants are part of a multi-location business. One of the biggest challenges that comes with multi-location restaurant ownership is managing teams across locations.

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Technology Can Help Restaurants During ‘The Great Resignation’

Modern Restaurant Management

Across the United States, businesses are suffering from unprecedented staffing shortages in the aftermath of COVID. Nowhere is this more clear than in restaurants; many wonder if parts of the workforce left the industry for good and how they will fill that gap.

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Improving Restaurant Inventory Management to Beat Rising Food Prices


Restaurant inventory management plays a key role in overcoming rising food prices. Logistics challenges and labor shortages have fueled rising food prices at the wholesale level. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed the November Producer Price Index, a measure of wholesale prices, up 9.6%

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Restaurant Loyalty Programs to Boost Revenues


Reading Time: 4 minutes. Restaurants, retailers and airlines have been using loyalty programs to drive revenue for nearly three centuries.

Want Your Restaurant to Make More Cheddar?

A smarter POS system can help you drive revenue and increase profits—and that's just the tip of the iceberg. Download this free eBook to find out more.

5 Restaurant Chalkboard Ideas for Social Media

Next Restaurants

By Ron Stefanski, Contributor. Although we live in an era of digital art, a lot of people still find appeal in hand-lettered chalkboard signs.

New Revenue Streams for Restaurants


A comprehensive guide. Management Maximizing Profits Vol. 26 No. 04 #restaurantmanagement #restaurantprofits management

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How To Write a Social Media Policy For Your Restaurant (Free Template)

The Eat Restaurant

Nowadays, if you try to find someone who is not on social media, there’s a fair chance that you will be looking for a long time. It’s no secret that social media has become one of the most used platforms in the world. Management

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Manual Vs. Computerized Restaurant Inventory: What’s Best?

Sculpture Hospitality

Taking restaurant inventory gives you better oversight over your food and beverage stock levels, helps forecast future demand and reduces food and beverage waste. In essence, well managed inventory makes your business more profitable. Restaurant Operations Restaurant Inventory

A Bigger Piece of Pie: Lessons on Going from Small Pizzeria to City Favorite

With the lessons in this eBook, your pizzeria can reach its full potential and create a path for long-term continued growth.


Culinary Cues

As a cook or chef there are many days that go well and a few that challenge the best. There are times when a service kind of clicks and the night ends without any problems – these are nights that allow you to feel good about what you do and the level of skill that you have built.

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Employee Retention: How To Retain Employees For Small Businesses


Employee retention should be high on every manager’s priority list. If it’s not, you run the risk of your best employees leaving for greener pastures. That, in itself, is a huge problem because now you have to find a qualified replacement in addition to your normal daily responsibilities.

How to Achieve Consistent Operating Procedures Across All Your Restaurant Locations


Step-by-step Standard Operating Procedures are in place for good reason – several reasons, actually. The advantages of following Standard Operating Procedures are undeniable: Achieve Consistency. Ensure Uniformity. Improve Quality Assurance. Ensure Personal Safety. Save Time & Money.

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The Value of Restaurant Business Intelligence for Multi-Unit Operators

7 Shifts

Making decisions for your restaurant without business intelligence is like trying to run a sushi restaurant without fish — without it, you aren't going to stay open for very long. It's what separates the restaurants that survive from the restaurants that thrive.

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The Future of Your Business is Waiting––Learn How AI Can Make Your Restaurant's Digital Ordering Experience Better Than Ever

Artificial Intelligence may have felt like a gimmick in the past, but it's quickly becoming an essential tool in the restaurant industry. AI-operated ordering systems are more sophisticated than ever, streamlining the process for both your customers and your staff. In our free eBook, "How AI Is Humanizing the Restaurant Ordering Experience," we break down why it's time for your business to take the next big step forward, and outline how you can make AI a reality in your restaurant.

Five Ways to Increase Sales at Your Restaurant this Valentine’s Day

Modern Restaurant Management

On Valentine’s Day, restaurants fill up quickly with reservations from couples eager to spend a romantic night together. In fact, before COVID in 2016, both single people and couples spent a total of 35 million dollars on Valentine’s day experiences.

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12 Efficiency and Profitability Benefits of QR Code Menus


While QR code-based menus have been in existence for more than 10 years they were slow to gain acceptance. However, their adoption has escalated through the pandemic.

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The Best Disposable Restaurant Supplies for Surging Demand


Reading Time: 3 minutes. Disposable restaurant supplies are part of critical inventory used by every restaurant, food-truck and caterer on a daily basis.