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State Restaurant Association Membership
by Barry Shuster
State Restaurant Association MembershipState restaurant associations must work for membership with as much vigor as they fight to influence legislation and provide valuable benefits to their members. What are they doing to earn their keep, and what benefits and value do they offer you? . . . more >>

Break-Even: It's Like Having Your Own Financial Crystal Ball
by Jim Laube
Break-Even: It's Like Having Your Own Financial Crystal BallOne of my sharpest restaurant clients, nearly aways knew what his monthly net income would be for each of his three restaurants before he saw the P&L. Using a simple break-even approach, he could accurately estimate his profit just by knowing each restaurant's sales volume. Here's how he did it. . . . more >>

DOWNLOAD: 4-Week Periods for 2016 to 2019
DOWNLOAD: 4-Week Periods for 2016 to 2019If you want to convert to a 4-week, 13 period reporting cycle, now is the time to get ready. This series of Excel worksheets breaks down years 2016 to 2019 into 4-week periods beginning on the last Monday in 2015. . . . more >>

Create Some Excitement in Your Restaurant With a Puzzle Promotion
Create Some Excitement in Your Restaurant With a Puzzle PromotionCreate some excitement in your restaurant by engaging your customers with this fun and unique promotion. This easy to roll out marketing strategy will reward your best customers and is a great way to foster good will resulting in more frequent visits. . . . more >>

DOWNLOAD: Weekly Planning Guide Template
DOWNLOAD: Weekly Planning Guide TemplateCarrying out your restaurant's annual plan is done one week at a time. Managers who excel in weekly planning tend to be more knowledgeable of unit profitability and shift preparedness. Use this template as a guide to create your own weekly agenda form. . . . more >>

DOWNLOAD: Annual Restaurant Budget Worksheets
DOWNLOAD: Annual Restaurant Budget WorksheetsHow will your restaurant perform in 2015? Studies show that companies who prepare annual operating budgets are more successful than those who don't. Use this budget worksheet to quickly prepare your annual financial plan to give you and your staff specific, measurable goals throughout the coming year. . . . more >>

How to Toss the Help Wanted Sign
by Howard Riell
How to Toss the Help Wanted SignFinding good restaurant employees has always been a challenge; however, as the economy heats up it could become even more daunting to find high-quality employees. This article explores 14 ways to assist you in sourcing and retaining great hires by implementing standard, consistent and simple hiring steps. . . . more >>

The Fastest Way to Build A List of People Who Like to Eat Out in Your Community
The Fastest Way to Build A List of People Who Like to Eat Out in Your CommunityUse this anonymous survey-promotion technique to quickly build a database that targets the people in your community who eat out and spend the most! It's a great tool to add new customers and generate more sales. . . . more >>

Menu Engineering Basics: How to Make Your Menu Your Top Salesperson
by Banger Smith
Menu Engineering Basics: How to Make Your Menu Your Top SalespersonYour menu is much more than a decorative price list. The menu is your most powerful merchandising tool. Everything that makes your restaurant special and profitable flows from the pages of your menu. Learn how to make your menu a much more effective sales and profit building tool. . . . more >>

Skyline Chili Franchise Credits Reduction in Food Cost to Inventory Control Improvements
Skyline Chili Franchise Credits Reduction in Food Cost to Inventory Control ImprovementsMark Keilhoz, Owner/Operator of a Skyline Chili franchise, has gained a wealth of knowledge since joining RO.com. By implementing some of the procedures discovered on the site he's managed to improve internal communications and lower food cost. . . . more >>

DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Mission Statement Worksheet
DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Mission Statement WorksheetThe right mission statement, properly used, can be one of the most powerful ingredients in creating and sustaining success. For many companies it's an invaluable tool in providing direction, focus and consistency throughout their organization. Use this worksheet for crafting or improving your mission. . . . more >>

DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Specific Cost Coding Guide
Use the Cost Code Guide to consistently code your operating expenses and other costs to the correct or most appropriate account. Correctly coding y . . . more >>

How to Generate $35K in Sales in Two Weeks with a School Fundraiser Program
How to Generate $35K in Sales in Two Weeks with a School Fundraiser ProgramBring in instant revenue and foster great PR within the community with this compelling school fundraiser gift certificate marketing strategy. This easy-to-implement offer not only immediately benefits the school of your choice, it can also be very profitable and has the potential to generate lots of new customers and repeat business. . . . more >>

Generate as Much as an Additional $69K a Month In Sales with the "Red Envelope" Promotion!
Generate as Much as an Additional $69K a Month In Sales with the The "Red Envelope" promotion is a proven "Ready-To-Go" restaurant marketing program that can help you generate as much as an additional $69K a month in sales. When you implement this amazingly simple, step-by-step system you will see measurable, consistent and outstanding results. . . . more >>

Survey: Employee Selection & Hiring
Survey: Employee Selection & HiringThis survey will show you what other independent restaurants are doing to successfully find, select and hire hourly employees. Some of the responses are unconventional and reflect a high degree of creativity. Learning what's working for other independent restaurant operations should give you many valuable ideas to improve your own recruiting and hiring systems. . . . more >>

Understanding the Implications of 'Service Charge' versus 'Tip'
by Doug Duerr, Esq.
Understanding the Implications of 'Service Charge' versus 'Tip'Why the IRS and Labor Department care if a tip is really a service charge(and why you should, too). Although the new rules were announced in June 2012, implementation was delayed until this year because of the resulting confusion and potentially negative effects. Starting in 2014, the IRS began enforcing the new rules on what is a "service charge" and what is a "tip." Here's some important details that will hopefully eliminate any confusion. . . . more >>

How to Put In Place a Menu Cost System to Combat Rising Food Costs
Joe Erickson
How to Put In Place a Menu Cost System to Combat Rising Food CostsSetting up a menu cost system provides benefits far greater than simply an aid to price-setting. The process of keeping it up-to-date helps you more accurately calculate inventory valuation, compute your ideal cost of sales and engineer your menu for greater profitability. . . . more >>

DOWNLOAD: Birthday/Anniversary Promotion Letter Template
DOWNLOAD: Birthday/Anniversary Promotion Letter TemplateBirthday and Anniversary mailings are proven winners. This simple letter invites the customer to celebrate their birthday or other special occasion and 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 personalized offer gives them an incentive to do so. . . . more >>

How to Implement a Highly Lucrative Birthday Marketing Program THAT WORKS!!
How to Implement a Highly Lucrative Birthday Marketing Program THAT WORKS!!Take the opportunity to recognize one of the most important days in your customer's life. Your acknowledgment and invitation will be appreciated and you have an excellent chance of having one of the most profitable marketing activities you've ever undertaken. . . . more >>

Survey Results: How Independent Operators Finance Their Restaurants
Survey Results: How Independent Operators Finance Their RestaurantsFinancing or raising enough startup capital is often the biggest challenge in making your first restaurant a reality. Find out how over 400 independent operators financed their restaurant and what advice they offer prospective first-time restaurant owners. . . . more >>

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