Restaurant Management

4 Ways Food Costing Can Boost Your Restaurant Revenue

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If you own a restaurant, it’s obvious you’re more focused on money. How much is going in, how much is coming out, equipment costs, advertising costs, and so much more! However, there’s often a single trick that most restaurant owners don’t think of when it comes to money. This trick concerns the most important thing to a restaurant:

Food and food costs.

Most restaurants tend to focus on bulk costs. They know that 40 pounds of hamburger meat make a certain number of patties and that it costs a certain amount to buy every day. 

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How NFC Technology for Restaurants Can Help Boost Restaurant Sales

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Everyone is looking for the best way to make some additional money – more so if they are in the restaurant business. While sales, new menu items, and a fresh coat of paint can quickly bring more people into your restaurant, technology can help too. That’s where NFC technology comes in.  NFC technology for restaurants is a great way to boost flagging sales and bring people into the establishment. 

But what exactly is this technology, and how do you make it work?

This article shows you how you can use NFC technology to bring your restaurant into the 20th century with some brand new customers.

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The 5 Most Popular Restaurant Point of Sale Systems

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A good point of sale system is essential for your restaurant. While it may not be visible to customers the computer system provides communication and ease of use to your workers, and communication is where customer issues start to arise. This article discusses a few of the most popular restaurant point of system, or POS, available on the market today and there advantages.

The Purpose of a POS System

A restaurant POS can serve many roles depending on what you need. Some POS systems extend well beyond the ability to place orders and manage inventory, payroll, and many other processes that make a worker and manager’s job easier.

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7 Signs Your Restaurant Needs a Website Redesign

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In this new age of ever-changing technology, it is important to keep up with the times and make sure your restaurant’s website is in good shape.

If your restaurant’s website hasn’t been updated recently and is looking like a relic of the 2010 web page you started with, it may be time for a restaurant website redesign. 

In this post, you will find 7 signs that it is time to fix up your website so that customers don’t shy away from your restaurant all because it was just too difficult to look through your menu on a web page that hardly loads.

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How to Leverage Social Media to Generate More Orders at Your Restaurant

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Social media advertising is something that has become absolutely necessary in this new age of technology. Making sure you are noticed on social media networks is one of those things that is the difference between a successful and unsuccessful restaurant. 

You can use social media advertising in so many ways to generate orders and buzz around your business and, even if you are just starting out, people use sites like Facebook and Twitter as an avenue to discover new places all the time.

In this article, we will go through six ways that you can leverage social media to get that buzz around your restaurant and get people to come out and make your name known all throughout the community.

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Restaurant Ad Campaigns that Worked During a Recession

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If you own a restaurant, you have more than likely taken a massive financial hit during this pandemic. With people not allowed to be out and about, they probably won’t be spending any unnecessary cash, maybe because you lost your job. Or maybe because you are trying to prepare for an even worse lock-down that looks like it is in its way.

Working anywhere right now can lead to a serious health problem for some. If you have a weak immune system or are older in age, you are wildly susceptible to this disease.

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Six Important Tips to Keep in Mind When Rebranding Your Restaurant

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You finally did it, you bought the restaurant of your dreams and it is performing very well. You’ve invested so much time, money, effort, blood, sweat, and tears into this restaurant. It will come as no surprise that you won’t want to consider rebranding your restaurant, this project is essentially your baby and you will do anything to protect it.

But what if rebranding is the only way to save your restaurant? The market is constantly changing along with the wants and needs of consumers. With new restaurants popping up every day, you need to be able to compete with them.

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5 Restaurant Rebranding Campaigns That You Should Know About

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Restaurant rebranding can be a great way to keep current customers, but to also appeal to new customers. Whether you just want to modernize your restaurant or you need to attract new talented chefs, there are a lot of reasons to consider a restaurant rebrand.

There have been some great rebranding campaigns done by well-known restaurants that you can model your restaurant rebrand after. Whether you want to strive for social media greatness like Wendy’s or use some celebrities to promote interesting thoughts like Chipotle, modeling yourself after successful restaurant rebrands is a good option.

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5 Successful Restaurateurs That Are Crushing It Right Now

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Opening and running a restaurant can be risky, especially now with restaurant operations being changed all across the country. However, there are still successful restaurateurs out there earning money during the pandemic.

If you are interested in starting a business during this time, we offer restaurant consulting to help get you up and running. We know the ins and outs of the system and can assist whether you are a franchisee or own your restaurant. Who knows, maybe you could make this list someday!

So, who exactly are the restaurateurs that are crushing it still in 2020?

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5 Survival Tactics for Running a Restaurant During COVID-19

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COVID-19 has changed the way that many businesses need to be run. Many people are working from home to protect themselves and their families, plus, stores that are still open are enforcing stricter cleaning guidelines.

Restaurants have been able to stay open under certain conditions. If you are running a restaurant, you have had to implement many of these changes. But, how do you ensure your business’s survival with most people staying at home?

These are the 5 survival tactics for running a restaurant during COVID-19.

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