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DOWNLOAD: Restaurant-Specific Chart of Accounts for QuickBooks
DOWNLOAD: Restaurant-Specific Chart of Accounts for QuickBooksATTENTION QUICKBOOKS USERS - Using a restaurant industry standard chart of accounts is one of the smartest things an independent operator can do. An industry standard chart of accounts will give you financial information in a much more useful format and enable you to compare your P&L numbers with other restaurants. This specially-formatted Excel file is ready for easy import to QuickBooks using the File Import utility for QuickBooks. . . . more >>

Twelve Steps to Get New Restaurant Managers Off To a Great Start
by Matthew Mabel
Twelve Steps to Get New Restaurant Managers Off To a Great StartMake your first-time manager read this! Your first management position sets the stage and becomes the springboard for your entire career. Whether you want to be a general manager one day, own your own restaurant, move to another position or just want to be the best in your profession, it is wise to reflect upon where this promotion fits within your long term career plans and how to make the most of it. . . . more >>

WEBCAST: How to Create an Ideal Labor Budget
WEBCAST: How to Create an Ideal Labor BudgetIn this comprehensive hands-on program, you and your management team can learn how to significantly improve your restaurant's labor cost as we demonstrate how to create an ideal labor budget based on guest count trends and show you effective methods for "staying in budget" . . . more >>

Survey: How Much Does it Cost to Open a Restaurant?
Survey: How Much Does it Cost to Open a Restaurant?If you're planning on opening a restaurant you'll want to learn from the opening experiences of over 700 operators. These independents reveal, in detail, what it cost to open their restaurant as well as other highly insightful opening information. . . . more >>

DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Break-Even Calculation Worksheet
DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Break-Even Calculation WorksheetKnowing your restaurant's sales break-even point is one of the most important insights an operator can have. Use this break-even worksheet to quickly determine your sales break-even point based on your historical P&L numbers. . . . more >>

How to Develop a Management Incentive Program for Your Restaurant
by Joe Erickson
How to Develop a Management Incentive Program for Your RestaurantGive your managers a stake in how well your restaurant performs by implementing an effective incentive compensation program. Get a sample of what some successful organizations are doing to reward and motivate key team members. . . . more >>

DOWNLOAD: Customer Complaint/Response Letters
DOWNLOAD: Customer Complaint/Response LettersNobody's perfect, so how a restaurant handles customer complaints can make a big difference to their future sales and profits. Whether you're responding letter, email or online, these templates can help you respond quickly and appropriately to show you care about your guests' experience and give you a shot at turning those disappointed diners into loyal customers. . . . more >>

DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Training Manual Templates
DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Training Manual TemplatesHaving comprehensive, easy-to-understand training manuals for every position in your restaurant is vital for new employees to learn to perform their jobs the "right way." Use these templates as a guide to create your own detailed restaurant training manuals for server, bartender, busser, prep cook, line cook, dishwasher . . .
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How to Find Investors & Raise Startup Capital for Your First Restaurant
by Joe Erickson
How to Find Investors & Raise Startup Capital for Your First RestaurantIf you have a restaurant concept that will cost hundreds of thousands of dollars to open, then chances are you'll need more capital than what a bank is willing to loan you. The logical alternative is to find an investment partner for your restaurant that believes in your chances for success and wants to be a part of it . . . more >>

Ten Menu Mistakes You Can Avoid
by Mark Laux
Ten Menu Mistakes You Can AvoidA well-engineered menu should be your most effective marketing tool. One reason for badly designed menus is that computers have seduced operators to go it alone in the engineering and design process. With a few pointers you can avoid the most common menu mistakes and significantly improve your profitability. . . . more >>

DOWNLOAD: New Restaurant Business Plan Template
DOWNLOAD: New Restaurant Business Plan TemplateA well-conceived, professional restaurant business plan is your greatest single asset for turning your restaurant dreams into reality. It's the key to convincing anyone to invest money, make a loan, lease space or do business with you prior to opening. . . . more >>

Follow the Crowd: What the Future of Crowdfunding Holds for Start-Up Restaurant Owners
By Jonathan B. Wilson
Follow the Crowd: What the Future of Crowdfunding Holds for Start-Up Restaurant OwnersBy 2014 popular crowdfunding site Kickstarter estimated that it had been involved in 323 crowdfunding efforts for restaurants. Recent changes in securities laws are opening greater opportunities for restaurants to finance startups via crowdfunding, but you better know the rules. . . . more >>

DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Organization Chart by Position
DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Organization Chart by PositionAn organization chart is an effective way to show who is responsible for what functions and areas in a business enterprise. This template includes 8 different samples for both full-service and limited-service restaurants and can be used to quickly create a useful organization chart for your restaurant. . . . more >>

The Top 10 Myths of Restaurant Profitability
by Jim Laube
The Top 10 Myths of Restaurant ProfitabilityConventional wisdom in the restaurant business is often anything but wise or good for your bottom line. Here are 10 so-called undeniable restaurant truths that could be costing you big money. . . . more >>

The Pros and Cons of Using Craigslist to Solicit New Employees
by Mel Kleiman
The Pros and Cons of Using Craigslist
to Solicit New EmployeesA RO.com member survey conducted last summer indicated, among other things, that Craigslist is becoming one of the most-used vehicles to advertise positions. In this article, we review the positives and negatives of using it to fill positions in your restaurant, and ways to employ it most effectively for your business. . . . more >>

Using Search to Quickly Find What You Are Looking for on RestaurantOwner.com
Using Search to Quickly Find What You Are Looking for on RestaurantOwner.comThe Search tool in RestaurantOwner,com enables you to quickly find resources for any topic or keyword you are searching for. For the most relevant results, we suggest you use the Advanced Search feature by clicking on the Search button and leaving the search field blank. . . . more >>

WEBCAST: How to Attract, Hire & Retain More Good Employees
WEBCAST: How to Attract, Hire & Retain More Good EmployeesAs a result of your responses, we've asked Mel Kleiman, one of the nation's leading authorities on the hiring and retention of frontline employees, to share some of the things his clients are doing to recruit, select, and retain the top hourly workers in their area. . . . more >>

Using Tableside and Tabletop Technology to Boost Service and Sales
by Howard Riell
Using Tableside and Tabletop Technology to Boost Service and SalesFor many independent operators, the knee-jerk response to the idea of adopting table technology ordering and payment systems into their concept is "that's fine for the quick-service and casual chains, but not in my place -- we're here to serve the guest." These restaurant technology developers and consultants, however, believe that tableside and tabletop technology has a place in independent and full-service concepts, and gives waitstaff more time to serve and drive sales -- with caveats. . . . more >>

Survey: Finding & Keeping Good Employees
Survey: Finding & Keeping Good EmployeesThese survey results include specific comments on how other independent restaurants are improving their culture and how changes in the labor market over the past two years might affect their operations if their staffing situation does not improve. You may be surprised to see the benefits some operators are offering in order to retain their staff. . . . more >>

How to Standardize, Measure and Continually Improve Your Restaurant Through Systems Development
by Jim Laube and Joe Erickson
How to Standardize, Measure and Continually Improve Your Restaurant Through Systems DevelopmentWithout standardized systems in place you are likely to allow operational inefficiencies to continue unidentified that negatively impact your guest experience. Customer feedback is critical and the first step to identify and "systematize" a solution to address and fix the problem. . . . more >>

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