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DOWNLOAD: Daily Sales & Receipts
DOWNLOAD: Daily Sales & ReceiptsUse this form to record your daily sales, receipts, deposits and other DSR numbers for easy entry into your accounting system. This form also simplifies the bank reconciliation process by breaking out credit card deposits by day and type and. . . . more >>


Nexus Brewery & Restaurant Addresses Fundamental Financial Controls with Assistance from RestaurantOwner.com
Nexus Brewery & Restaurant Addresses Fundamental Financial Controls with Assistance from RestaurantOwner.comFor 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 LineStandardization 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 >>


Survey: Our Members' Best Marketing Practices
Survey: Our Members' Best Marketing PracticesThis survey details the most effective marketing promotions used by independent restaurants today. Over 500 responses from our members reveal some interesting new marketing ideas, as well as a few to avoid. . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Daily Sales Report Templates
DOWNLOAD: Daily Sales Report TemplatesSpreadsheet templates to record daily sales transactions. Includes fields to record sales, deposits, discounts & comps and paid-out detail. . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Perpetual Inventory & Ordering Template
DOWNLOAD: Perpetual Inventory & Ordering TemplateThis handy tool does double duty, serving as both a 4 week perpetual inventory system and an order guide. It can be used to track and order food, beverage, paper, supplies, uniforms and linens. . . . more >>


Restaurant Employee Turnover Calculator
Employee turnover affects virtually every part of your restaurant. To control turnover its important to know what it is and track how you're doing over time. Use this tool to calculate your employee turnover rate by year, quarter, month or four-week period. . . . more >>


How to Recover Gratiously From Mistakes & Complaints
by Bill Marvin
How to Recover Gratiously From Mistakes & ComplaintsAs a young operator, I always hated complaints. Complaints often seemed like a personal affront. I tried very hard to make it right for my guests and when they complained, it felt like a knife in the heart. I always wanted to sit them down and set them straight about what it really takes to run a restaurant! . . . more >>


WEBCAST: Introducing the New Checklist Generator
WEBCAST: Introducing the New Checklist GeneratorThe Checklist Generator is a web tool enabling restaurant operators to create and store checklists of all types in the RestaurantOwner.com cloud. Join us on this webcast to learn how the Checklist Generator can help you better manage your business. . . . more >>


4 Traits Common to Great Hourly Workers & How to Identify Them in Your Job Candidates
4 Traits Common to Great Hourly Workers & How to Identify Them in Your Job CandidatesFormal surveys reveal 4 key characteristics as crucial to the success of hourly restaurant workers. Learn these characteristics and download a simple screening interview to identify them in your job applicants in less than 5 minutes. An easy & effective way improve your hiring practices today! . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Menu & Recipe Cost Spreadsheet Template
DOWNLOAD: Menu & Recipe Cost Spreadsheet TemplateKnowing what each of your menu items costs to prepare is one of the most basic yet overlooked aspects of running a profitable restaurant. This comprehensive spreadsheet template will give you an easy-to-use tool to calculate and maintain the current cost of your menu and recipes. . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Staffing Guideline Chart
DOWNLOAD: Staffing Guideline ChartA staffing chart can be a valuable tool in determining the number of staff needed to provide a high level of customer service. . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Schedule Template - Simple
DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Schedule Template - SimpleThis version of our Restaurant Schedule Template has a simple design and is ideally suited for use as a labor budgeting tool. It can be used to create schedules and labor budgets for virtually any type of food and beverage establishment, including full service, counter service, fine dining and bars . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Order Guide Form
DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Order Guide FormAn effective ordering system has added benefits that go beyond the simple goal of maintaining sufficient product to serve your guests. Proper ordering procedures also help to keep fresh product in stock and serves as a backup just in case the person doing the ordering isn't there. . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Startup Checklist
DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Startup ChecklistOpening a restaurant means dealing with a myriad of details and activities. Missing a critical step or activity can mean delays, cost overruns or worse. Use this 300+ point checklist from 12 months out to opening day to better plan and manage the process. . . . more >>


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