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Restaurant Management

Restaurant Management

How to Increase Delivery and To-Go Check Averages

Did you suggest a drink while they wait? Have they seen a dessert menu? What about that cabernet we're trying to sell? 

 

Managers are always looking for clever ways to raise..

Restaurant Management, Bar Inventory

8 Most Important Data Points to Track Behind the Bar

Being a bar manager requires a lot more math and brain power than you may think.

 

"This isn't what I signed up for!" you might be shouting over a pile of spreadsheets and..

Restaurant Management

The Importance of Sustainable To-Go Packaging for Restaurants

The financial fallout from coronavirus has been steep and swift—but have we been levying the same concern with the environmental impact it has had as well? 

 

With restaurants..

Restaurant Management

How to Cater to 5 Different Types of Customers This Fall

It's September; put down your margaritas. It's time to slip into a wool cardigan, drink a boozy coffee, and make our way to the nearest pumpkin patch. 

Restaurant Management

7 Companies Offering Freebies for Restaurants and Bars Amid COVID-19

We've already given bars and restaurants some advice on how to cut costs; but there are plenty of companies out there that are being quite generous with their time and money to..

Restaurant Management

7 Ways To Update Your Restaurant Marketing Strategy During Coronavirus

Before coronavirus hit, the most anxiety-inducing aspect of going out was beating the happy hour crowds for a drink. Now, there are a lot of variables diners have to consider..

Restaurant Management

Restaurant Accounting Guide: How to Manage Your Finances Like a Pro

You might have it all going for you—a great staff, an acclaimed food and beverage menu, and an instagram worthy atmosphere. But have you checked the books lately?

Restaurant Management

How to Become a Restaurant Manager (and Other Things You Should Know)

We won't sugarcoat it for you. Being a restaurant manager is like having 8 jobs in one.

Restaurant Management

Successfully Hiring and Training Restaurant Staff

The hiring process is a dreaded one for bar and restaurant owners. The hospitality industry experiences more turnover than any other industry, and a rotating crop of employees..

Restaurant Management

How to Manage Your Restaurant With a Smaller Staff

Given the strict capacity limitations during COVID-19, it's not feasible to reopen your restaurant or bar with a full staff.

 

Whether some of your employees choose not to..

Restaurant Management

6 Tips for Improving Patio Service

While patio season is looking a little different this year, that doesn't mean you can't pull out all the stops for your guests. 

Restaurant Management

Safety Guidelines for Reopening Your Restaurant Amid COVID-19

As if running a restaurant weren't stressful enough, we now have to keep in mind the additional safety and sanitation guidelines to stop the spread of COVID-19. Following these..

Restaurant Management

Reduce Your Restaurant Costs With These Tips

When restaurants and bars reopen their doors, business will not resume as usual. The landscape has fundamentally changed, so the way we run our businesses has to change as well.

Restaurant Management

How Restaurants Can Use QR Codes to Replace Paper Menus

Covid-19 has battered the restaurant  industry and its employees, leaving restaurant operators scrambling to find innovative ways to survive. A grim forecast from Open Table..

Restaurant Management

Backbar Offers 6 Months of No Fees to Help Restaurants & Bars Reopen

New features to help restaurants and bars be more profitable and no fees for six months on any Backbar subscription plan.

Restaurant Management

How Restaurants Can Market Delivery and Pick-Up Service during Covid-19 Quarantine

These are trying times for restaurants. With so much uncertainty surrounding the length of quarantine, shelter-in-place orders, and locally mandated business closures,..

Restaurant Management

How Bars and Restaurants Can Recover Financially After COVID-19 Crisis

For bars and restaurants to survive they need to focus on cashflow. Here are 10 important recommendations and non-intuitive tips to survive and then thrive.

Restaurant Management

The Chaser: Restaurant News

The largest wine spill in over 20 years spilled 96,000 gallons of wine and the famous Spotted Pig restaurant has shut its doors. 

Restaurant Management

How to Create Restaurant Maintenance Procedures

Equipment will breakdown in a restaurant; it is a nearly unavoidable fact. However, implementing maintenance procedures will improve communication between staff members and..

Restaurant Management

The Chaser: Restaurant News

Wine tariffs continues to affect millions and a French restaurant loses its long-held Michelin Star plus more!  

Restaurant Management

The Chaser: Restaurant News

Grubhub looks to partner up, Starbucks opens community-based stores and influential English beer styles. 

 

Restaurant Management

The Chaser: Restaurant News

McDonald's looks to change the "party culture" brought by old management and wine tariffs to increase prices 100%.

Restaurant Management

The Chaser: Restaurant News

Up and coming wine regions gain momentum and Uber and Postmates file suit against new "unconstitutional" California law. 

Restaurant Management

The Chaser: Restaurant News

With 2019 coming to a close, we look back at some of the developments that will lay the ground for 2020.

Restaurant Management

The Chaser: Restaurant News

As we get closer to 2020 we look back at the top stories in restaurants, wine and dining trends. 

Restaurant Management

The Chaser:Restaurant News

As we wrap up 2019 we take a look at the Eater Awards of the year in some of the hottest cities in the U.S.

Restaurant Management

Biggest Operating Costs for Restaurants

Broken refrigerator, money out.  Rent and utilities, money out.  Spending money on marketing to get people in the door, money out, although hoping for a lot of money in. ..

Restaurant Management

The Chaser: Restaurant News

Senate proposes legislation for shutdowns, and an underrated wine country outsells French wine in the U.S.

 

Restaurant Management

The Chaser: Restaurant News

McDonald's faces violence from customers, tips to increase holidays sales, and a romaine recall hits again. 

Restaurant Management

The Chaser: Restaurant News

Burger King beef with Impossible Whopper and third-party delivery apps charge more to cover taxes.

Restaurant Management

The Chaser: Restaurant News

Starbucks theme park in Chicago, Grubhub mischarges restaurants and McDonalds lets go of CEO for relationship. 

Restaurant Management

The Chaser: Restaurant News

50% sales growth, new beer styles, third-party delivery apps ruin profit margins and more. 

Restaurant Management

The Chaser: Restaurant News

Kincade Fire update, ghost kitchens, food trend predictions, and plant-based food dishes. 

Restaurant Management

The Chaser: Restaurant News

Unnecessary costs to your restaurant, menu hacks to increase profits, and drink trends for your menu.  

Restaurant Management

The Chaser: Restaurant News

Create a craft beer club, improved P.O.S. systems, and Gen Z shapes the future of the restaurant industry. 

Restaurant Management

The Chaser: Restaurant News

Third-party delivery vs self delivery, increasing labor prices means higher menu prices plus more.

Restaurant Management

The Chaser: Restaurant News

Google for restaurants, technology to improve operations and restaurants go tip-free. 

Restaurant Management

The Chaser: Restaurant News

Restaurants increase CBD use in ingredients and Department of Labor declares new overtime pay rules. 

Restaurant Management

The Chaser: Restaurant News

Crate & Barrel creates a restaurant, more chicken sandwich wars, and using technology to hire staff. 

Restaurant Management

The Chaser: Restaurant News

Delivery prices increase, Wendy's competes with a breakfast menu, and Millennials are drinking more, why?    

Restaurant Management

What is the Average Bar Manager Salary?

The life of a bar manager is filled with long shifts and heavy workloads. A traditional 40-hour work week would feel like a vacation for many. If you're considering a bar or..

Restaurant Management

What is Target Market Analysis for Restaurants?

Here's a quick question: What is the most important part of the restaurant business?

Restaurant Management

10 Resume Tips for Restaurant Managers

If you're a restaurant manager looking for bigger opportunities, or a non-management level restaurant employee looking to take the next step in your career, then you can't..

Restaurant Management

Web Design for Restaurants: A Complete Checklist

Restaurant Management

9 Ways Background Music Can Influence Your Restaurant's Customers

People don’t go to restaurants just for the food. They go for the experience of having a relaxing time while having their favorite meal. And everything matters when it comes to..

Restaurant Management

Do You Ask These Critical Interview Questions for Managers?

Losing a restaurant manager can be really devastating. It can upend employee relationships, diminish a positive work culture, derail finances, and it's flat out really expensive

Restaurant Management

The Top Reasons Restaurant Managers Quit & How to Prevent It

In 2016, the restaurant industry saw a turnover rate of 72.9% for restaurant employees. This marked a nearly 7% increase in turnover rate from 2014. This is a big problem for..

Restaurant Management

8 Effective Coaching and Training Resources for Restaurant Managers

Some managers have intangible qualities that make them effective leaders and impactful mentors. If you're lucky, you've had the opportunity to work under the guidance of a..

Restaurant Management

Too Few Cooks: Where to Hire Cooks and Kitchen Staff

The explosive growth of restaurants has increased the cooking opportunities for cooks and chefs and this has left many kitchens understaffed. A growing frustration with the..

Restaurant Management

How To: Tips to Making Your Restaurant More Environmentally Friendly

Every year Earth Day is a time when everyone makes the extra effort to volunteer and be more environmentally friendly. Now its time to expand our efforts and make it apart of..

Restaurant Management

Hard Truths of Managing a Restaurant

The allure of the restaurant industry is easy to understand. The money can be good and comes fast. The obligation is often minimal. And the job is built around encouraging..

Restaurant Management

Fun Training Ideas for Restaurant Staff

What makes a good restaurant staff? Is it that they smile? Can double-stir cocktails? Sure, hospitality and talent are big factors for that. But a good restaurant staff is a..

Restaurant Management

How to Increase Business During the Restaurant Slow Months

Whether its the freezing winter, the holiday season, or healthy new year's resolutions, a slow business season is expected every year. But, there is still hope! No one can..

Restaurant Management

How to Launch Your New Restaurant Menu

Does your restaurant's menu change seasonally? It should. And not just your food menu. Your wine, beer, and cocktail lists should all rotate throughout the year. Even if you..

Restaurant Management

Tips to Improve Bar and Waitstaff Training in Your Restaurant

A restaurant is only as good its staff. The bartender, servers, and help staff are the heart and soul of a restaurant. They have the most direct relationship with guests and..

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