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Restaurant Employee Turnover Calculator
Restaurant Employee Turnover CalculatorEmployee 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 Graciously From Mistakes & Complaints
by Bill Marvin
How to Recover Graciously 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 >>


Magills Restaurant & Catering taps RO.com Resources as Guidelines to Assemble Proprietary Policy & Procedures Manuals
Magills Restaurant & Catering taps RO.com Resources as Guidelines to Assemble Proprietary Policy & Procedures Manuals Once Sheila Bentley of Magills Restaurant and Catering found some clear operational guidelines on RO.com many of her challenges were well on their way to being solved. She used the site's templates for policies, procedures and training as a foundation to fashion her own, custom handbooks and manuals. . . . 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: Birthday/Anniversary Promotion Postcard Template
DOWNLOAD: Birthday/Anniversary Promotion Postcard TemplateBirthday and Anniversary mailings are proven winners. Back post card invites the customer to celebrate their birthday by bringing in this card that offers a free entrée on their next visit. The easiest way to get more business is to get your existing customers to come back more often and the mailer gives them an incentive to do so. . . . 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 >>


Effective Ways to Develop Better Leadership In Your Restaurant
by Joe Erickson
Effective Ways to Develop Better 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 >>


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 >>


The #1 Most Profitable Group Of People You Can Market Your Restaurant To . . .
The #1 Most Profitable Group Of People You Can Market Your Restaurant To . . .Systematically target the number one most profitable group of people that can consistently deliver the best return on your advertising dollar. Your existing customers! Follow these simple steps to develop powerful marketing tools that will give you ammunition to fire some pretty powerful weapons towards the customers you already have. . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Employee Handbook Template
DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Employee Handbook TemplateA comprehensive Employee Handbook is crucial to the success of your business and the retention of your people. Use this template to develop one of the most important documents in any restaurant. Put your own unique set of employee policies, procedures and practices in writing so that everyone on your staff knows the rules and your expectations. . . . more >>


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 >>


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 >>


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