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A Systematic Approach to Developing Leadership In Your Restaurant
by Joe Erickson
A Systematic Approach to Developing Leadership In Your RestaurantIn the restaurant workplace, the designated "leader" goes to the owners and managers by default. Yet it almost a cliché that just being a good boss doesn't mean you're an effective leader. In this article we explore what it means to be a leader in this business, and describe how one emerging chain earned a prestigious quality award through systematic leadership practices. . . . more >>


Why Culture Is a Major Driver of Business Success and How To Improve It In Your Restaurant
by Jim Laube
Why Culture Is a Major Driver of Business Success and How To Improve It In Your RestaurantYou can spend time and money on hiring quality people but if the culture in your restaurant doesn't nurture and support their success it will only be a matter of time until you end up with a group of dispirited, mediocre employees at best. Here's how to change your culture and change your restaurant - for the better! . . . more >>


Recipe Costing Basics: How To Calculate The Cost of Your Menu Items
Operators who commit to an ongoing, accurate menu costing discipline have vital information to make intelligent business decisions which directly impact their food cost and bottom line. In this article, we look at how to put in place a "cornerstone" business practice of the restaurant industry. . . . more >>


How to Conduct an Effective Weekly Operations Meeting
by Matthew Mabel
How to Conduct an Effective Weekly Operations MeetingThe weekly operations meeting should be the most valuable time for your restaurant in the whole week, and it can be, with a little organization and planning. Follow these steps to conduct productive, motivational and inspirational meetings that will boost morale and in turn, improve service and your bottom line. . . . more >>


Inventory Control Basics: A Systematic Guide for Controlling Inventory in Your Restaurant
by Joe Erickson
Inventory Control Basics: A Systematic Guide for Controlling Inventory in Your RestaurantOne of the reasons the restaurant business is difficult is due to its approach to inventory control. Restaurants are both retailers and manufacturers, yet many of the principles for controlling inventory in retailing and manufacturing simply don't apply to restaurants. . . . more >>


Restaurant Systems: 90-day Plan on Which Systems to Implement First
by Joe Erickson
Restaurant Systems: 90-day Plan on Which Systems to Implement FirstIn order for a restaurant to be successful, it must deliver consistent quality in both product and service. Considering that 60-80% of your business comes from repeat customers; it's paramount that you meet or exceed your guests' expectations over and over. However, too many operators fail to recognize that in order to be consistent, they must have restaurant systems in place that promote consistency . . . more >>


The Case for Creating a Mobile App for Your Restaurant
by Allison Wollam
The Case for Creating a Mobile App for Your RestaurantThe question for every independent in the digital age is can you afford not to take advantage of changes in how people find and review where they want to dine out. You have to ask yourself how your restaurant might build sales on the back of this well-established shift. . . . more >>


The Key to Controlling Labor Cost: A Shift-by-Shift Strategy to Create a Winning Labor Budget
by Joe Erickson
The Key to Controlling Labor Cost: A Shift-by-Shift Strategy to Create a Winning Labor BudgetWhile the war on labor cost may never be totally won, the day-to-day battles can. The key to winning is to view each and every shift as an individual battle. You must have a battle plan if you expect to win more than you lose. Likewise, you must consistently execute the plan to accomplish your objectives. . . . more >>


The Five Points of Proper Portion Control
by Chef Joe Abuso
The Five Points of Proper Portion ControlYour managers should be ever-vigilant about noticing any deviation from your standard portioning (and everything else) and correct, encourage or cajole as needed. . . . more >>


How and Why Operators are Weaning Themselves Off Unsustainable Discounting Practices
by Howard Riell
How and Why Operators are Weaning Themselves Off Unsustainable Discounting PracticesWhen you do look back over the recession there are a number of concepts that didn't go down the discounting path, and that have continued to do well. And those are the ones that are really focusing on what's important to the consumer. . . . more >>


Restaurant Rules of Thumb: How Does Your Operation Measure Up to Industry Averages & Standards?
by Jim Laube
Restaurant Rules of Thumb: How Does Your Operation Measure Up to Industry Averages & Standards?A review of several key restaurant industry startup, financial & operational metrics that have proven to be reliable measurements over time. A handy guide for operators planning changes or assessing how they compare to industry averages & standards. . . . more >>


Online Training & Education Options for Your Restaurant
by Allison Wollam
Online Training & Education Options for Your RestaurantThe right employees love using online training systems because they get the information they need to be successful. Online training can have great benefits when it comes to cost, accessibility, flexibility and effectiveness. Managers prefer it and it empowers motivated employees at all levels who are interested in taking on more responsibility. . . . more >>


How to Assess Whether Delivery Service Is Right for Your Restaurant
by Amelia Levin
How to Assess Whether Delivery Service Is Right for Your RestaurantDo you want to deliver? For restaurants with a strong carryout program, the question is almost inescapable. Are you there yet? Delivery is not for all, nor is it a one-size-fits-all, to be sure, but with some thorough research, price calculations and other considerations, there is a way to determine its potential profitability, not just possibility. . . . more >>


Weekly Planning: Big Plans Require Small Steps
by Chris Tripoli
Weekly Planning: Big Plans Require Small StepsImplementing your annual plan is done one week at a time. See how planning and proper use of checklists can improve productivity and increase profitability . . . more >>


How to Fire Bad Employees & Avoid Potential Legal Problems
by Barry Shuster
How to Fire Bad Employees & Avoid Potential Legal ProblemsWhen you know it's time to "free up an employee's future" make sure you do it the right way. Learn what legal snares you can step into when firing an employee and how to properly terminate problem employees to reduce your chances of getting into potential legal troubles. . . . more >>


How the Chains Research Restaurant Locations and What You Can Learn From Them
by Howard Riell
How the Chains Research Restaurant Locations and What You Can Learn From ThemAs the old real estate saw goes, the three most important selling points of a property are "Location, location, location." Chains have resources and systems that give them many advantages in site locations, independents wanting to compete need to employ some of the same systems. . . . more >>


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