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Success Stories

Success Stories

One of the best ways for independent restaurant owners to learn, grow and improve is to learn from other independent operators' experiences.

It's one thing to listen to the "experts" but quite another to hear from those who are out there in the trenches dealing with the same challenges that you are explain what they've done and how it's helped them become better operators and achieve better results.

Here are some brief and to the point restaurant success stories describing what a few of our members have done to make improvements in their restaurants. Please check back to this section as we plan on adding new success stories on a regular basis.

Blue Blaze Café Gets Menu and Labor Costs Handled with Resources from RestaurantOwner.com
Blue Blaze Café Gets Menu and Labor Costs Handled with Resources from RestaurantOwner.com All Blue Blaze Café owner Pony Boy Morrell wanted was a firm handle on his prime cost numbers. He found the necessary tools to do that and the peace of mind of knowing that if he needed something he could find it on RestaurantOwner.com. . . . more >>
Nexus Brewery & Restaurant Addresses Fundamental Financial Controls with Assistance from RestaurantOwner.com
Nexus Brewery & Restaurant Addresses Fundamental Financial Controls with Assistance from RestaurantOwner.com For a man who expects his ledger entries to balance, RestaurantOwner.com was just the ticket for Ken Carson, Jr., a 35-year veteran of the banking industry and now owner of the Nexus Brewery & Restaurant. At RO.com he discovered a one-stop-shop on how to do things right. . . . more >>
Shakespeare's Pizza Develops Standardized Procedures to Improve Consistency and Bottom Line
Shakespeare's Pizza Develops Standardized Procedures to Improve Consistency and Bottom Line Standardization and consistency were the main reasons Kurt Mirtsching of Shakespeare's Pizza sought out RestaurantOwner.com. He credits the site with driving home the importance of tracking prime cost and increasing accountability across their three restaurants. Kurt thinks these changes have been responsible for a 6 to 11 percent increase to their bottom line. . . . more >>
Woods Hole Inn Discovers Tools to Take Operation to the Next Level
Woods Hole Inn Discovers Tools to Take Operation to the Next Level Beth Colt owner of the Woods Hole Inn found an economical partner in RestaurantOwner.com with professional tools and advice to markedly improve her already successful operation. . . . more >>
The Ore House Restaurant Successfully Implements Four Week Accounting Cycle
The Ore House Restaurant Successfully Implements Four Week Accounting Cycle Ryan Lowe, the General Manager/Chef at The Ore House Restaurant, relied on the resources and advice on RestaurantOwner.com to assist him in changing from a monthly to a four week accounting cycle that has improved the accuracy and timeliness of their financial reporting. . . . more >>
Rob's Bistro uses RO.com Tools to Improve Operation
Rob's Bistro uses RO.com Tools to Improve Operation Robert Ubhaus first heard about RestaurantOwner.com in 2009 while running another restaurant located right next door. Ever since he's been using the "outstanding tools" that have helped him closely monitor his numbers and improve his operation. . . . more >>
Rock River Tap No Longer Feels Alone
Rock River Tap No Longer Feels Alone Bob Carpenter owner of The Rock River Tap found RO.com's discussion forum a great place to gain insight into what will help and what won't. He uses the Menu and Recipe Costing template to closely monitor and control his food cost which he says has paid for his RO.com subscription "a hundred times over"! . . . more >>
Marc Restaurant Group Uses Business Plan Template
Marc Restaurant Group Uses Business Plan Template Patrick Saurette owner of The Marc Restaurant Group found RO.com's business plan template a useful resource in successfully planning and opening their fine dining Edmonton restaurant. . . . more >>