Celebrate July with Menu Options

Thanks to social media, we are seeing a huge rise in the quirkiest of holidays! From Pretzel Day to May the Fourth Be With You, everyone is ready to celebrate any holiday that pops up. You can pretty much call July the Food Month Holiday with all the tasty eats and treats that we are…  Continue Reading »

The ABC’s of Easier Employee Scheduling with Technology

  One of the most dreaded part of management is dealing with employee scheduling. Whether you have five employees or 50, trying to manage and organize everyone’s availability into a working schedule is a daunting and never ending task. Luckily, the process does not have to remain so old school as pushing paper! More and…  Continue Reading »

Building a Sales Driven Culture

    One of the most difficult industries to work in is the restaurant world. From the precise timing of ingredient quantity purchases to keeping the customer experience strong with superior service, managing a restaurant requires a well-oiled machine approach. A fundamental way to maintain a strong sales funnel in your restaurant is to build…  Continue Reading »

Using Mobile Payments to Improve Staff Performance

      Measuring the performance of your staff is one of the hardest parts of running a restaurant, but hard data can make it a lot easier. With the technology available today, you are missing out if you’re not gathering information from each transaction being made. Adopting technology, such as mobile payments, is a…  Continue Reading »

School’s Out for Summer! Staff Scheduling Changes

  Summer feeling is in the air! Everyone is breaking out their flip-flops and exchanging plans for summer vacations. With all this excitement in the air, you may already be getting time off requests from your waitstaff. Likewise, you are seeing a flood of former employees and new applicants who are off school for the…  Continue Reading »

Patio Season Is Drinking Season! Preparing for a Successful Patio Season

St. Patrick’s Day has come and gone and the beer-filled holiday is unofficially known as the kickoff day for patio season for restaurants. There is no doubt your patio was up and running for the holiday, but you want to make sure you are prepared for the flow of people who want to relax outside…  Continue Reading »

Is Farm to Table Right for Your Restaurant?

The restaurant industry goes through trends throughout the decades. Some stick and some don’t, but staying ahead of the trends and betting on what will work can make your restaurant a leader in certain dishes and markets. One of the popular trends that more restaurants are slowly adapting to is farm to table. To celebrate…  Continue Reading »

The Ultimate Guide for Managing Your Prime Cost

The Ultimate Guide for Managing Your Prime Cost One of the hardest parts about operating a restaurant is controlling costs. A lot of things seem out of your control, especially as a new restaurant. For example, you have to buy enough stock of everything to meet demand, but not too much where the food becomes…  Continue Reading »

Be Kind and Get Paid – Improving Sales with Attitude

There are many things you can do to improve your restaurant sales. You can try the age old tactics of offering happy hour drinks and appetizers during slower times. You can invest in marketing or restaurant and menu redesign. You can get creative with your menu offerings to draw in new customers and keep the…  Continue Reading »

Your Wait Staff is your Sales Team: Reward Performance!

Your wait staff is an integral part of your restaurant’s success. This goes beyond managing tables and providing excellent customer service, although those two actions are vital to leaving a positive lasting impression on your patrons. Your wait staff also acts as your sales team to help improve your sales past the number of customers…  Continue Reading »

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