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Word-of-Mouth Marketing: How to Get More Guests to Spread the Word About Your Restaurant
Word-of-Mouth Marketing: How to Get More Guests to Spread the Word About Your RestaurantGive your guests something to talk about! Don't ignore or leave this critical aspect of restaurant marketing to chance. This article discusses ways independent operators can encourage your guests to spread the word about your restaurant in ways that generate sincere and enthusiastic testimonials and more customers. . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Marketing Planning Calendar
DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Marketing Planning CalendarToday, sales growth doesn't just happen, it requires proper planning and execution! Take control of your marketing plan with this great tool to organize your promotions for the entire year onto a single spreadsheet that shows the dates of each promotion and the tasks required to make them happen . . . more >>


AUDIO: Are You Ready to Grow? What Every Operator Should Know BEFORE Expanding Their Concept
It's natural for successful restaurant operators to want to expand and grow their business. But along with new opportunities, growth rarely comes without a host of new challenges and inherent risks. This audio program addresses these issues and some key elements of a successful growth plan. . . . more >>


How a Culture of Service Enhances Success & Ways to Create It In Your Restaurant
How a Culture of Service Enhances Success & Ways to Create It In Your RestaurantWhen the most recent recession hit, restaurants had to make some serious changes to their budget, costs, menus, operations, branding and more. Regardless of these changes there have always been two constants to enduring success: great food and great service. . . . more >>


WEBCAST: Your Path To Better Numbers - How to Use the Uniform System of Accounts for Restaurants
WEBCAST: Your Path To Better Numbers - How to Use the Uniform System of Accounts for RestaurantsManagement of your organization requires a financial and operational reporting format that reflects the restaurant industry's unique requirements. In this webcast, RestaurantOwner.com Founder and President, Jim Laube and Vice President, Joe Erickson will highlight the recent updates in the NRA's Uniform System of Accounts for Restaurants, a leading guide for preparing and reporting restaurant financial results for 50 years . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Maintenance History Log
DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Maintenance History LogThis form can help you keep track of repairs by providing a log of each service call for each piece of major equipment you own. Create a form for each and place them in a binder for quick reference. . . . more >>


Restaurant Labor Scheduling: Essential Practices to Control Cost & Deliver Great Service
by Jim Laube
Restaurant Labor Scheduling: Essential Practices to Control Cost & Deliver Great ServiceProper scheduling is critical to attain the appropriate balance in labor cost, service levels and employee morale. Your effectiveness in this area will be clearly reflected in today's operating results AND tomorrow's sales. . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Bounce Back Comment Card
DOWNLOAD: Bounce Back Comment CardThe Bounce Back post card thanks the customer for completing the Customer Comment card and offers a free appetizer 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: Prime Vendor Forms
DOWNLOAD: Prime Vendor FormsA prime vendor program can be one of the easiest ways to lower your food cost & reduce non-productive purchasing time. Here are all the forms you need to help you choose the right distributor & get the best deal. . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Preventative Maintenance Calendar
DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Preventative Maintenance CalendarAs your kitchen equipment and building get older, your cost for repair and maintenance keep growing. This template will help you quickly create a preventative maintenance program helps to keep things in working order longer and keep repair expenses in check . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Recipe Quick-reference Template
DOWNLOAD: Recipe Quick-reference TemplateUse this tool to provide your kitchen staff with a quick-reference chart of the proper portion sizes and ingredients for each of your menu items. Display the charts at each cooking station so that cooks can quickly verify the correct recipe portions. . . . more >>


Download: Restaurant Receiving Checklist
Download: Restaurant Receiving ChecklistReceiving is an area where the lethal combination of poor systems, carelesness and greed can add up to big losses in any restaurant. Use this checklist to reveal and correct your weaknesses so you stop risking your hard earned profit whenever a delivery truck pulls up. . . . more >>


Spot Food Cost Problems by Knowing Your Ideal Food Cost
by Joe Erickson
Spot Food Cost Problems by Knowing Your Ideal Food Cost "What should my food cost be?" - this is one of the most often asked questions by restaurant operators. Considering that food cost, along with labor cost, make up 60-70% of all restaurant expenditures, knowing what your restaurant's food cost "should be" is the first step towards controlling it . . . more >>


How to Create a Winning Restaurant Business Plan
How to Create a Winning Restaurant Business PlanMany RO.com members cite that having a sound business plan was the single most important ingredient in making their new business a reality. During the startup phase, your business plan will have a direct bearing on your ability to get a loan, obtain investors and even secure a lease. Learn how to prepare an impactful restaurant business plan. . . . more >>


FAQs on the Employer Shared Responsibility Provisions of Obamacare
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FAQs on the Employer Shared Responsibility Provisions of ObamacareIn December 2012 the IRS issued the following legislative brief on the Affordable Care Act "pay or play" requirements on large employers who do not offer coverage or offer coverage that is either unaffordable or does not provide minimum value. The brief contains the IRS' questions and answers on this topic. . . . more >>


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