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SPECIAL REPORT: The 10 Common Practices of Highly Successful Independent Restaurants
by Jim Laube
SPECIAL REPORT: The 10 Common Practices of Highly Successful Independent RestaurantsOne of the smartest ways to succeed in anything is to find out what the best are doing & then do it yourself. This Special Report examines 10 of the most common practices that many highly profitable restaurants engage in to produce exceptional results year after year. . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Purchase Existing Restaurant Checklist
DOWNLOAD: Purchase Existing Restaurant ChecklistBuying an established restaurant requires careful evaluation & consideration of a variety of facts and areas. This 99 point checklist will help guide you through the valuation, inspection, and change of ownership, when considering the purchase of an exisiting restaurant. . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Pizza Restaurant Business Plan Financial Model
DOWNLOAD: Pizza Restaurant Business Plan Financial ModelThis series of Excel worksheets specifically designed for pizza delivery & take-out restaurants will give you a complete and detailed tool to quickly consider the essential elements that impact the financial feasibility of a proposed restaurant and present it in your business plan in a straightforward, understandable and impactful format. . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Daily Voids Log Sheet
DOWNLOAD: Daily Voids Log SheetTheft prevention 101 - never let your bartenders, servers or cashiers void items after they have been rung up. It's ok to give them the ability to void (item correct) an item "while" they are in the process of ringing the check; however, once the check has been recorded (saved or printed) then only management should be allowed to perform a void function. . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Startup & Feasibility Model (Tableservice version)
DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Startup & Feasibility Model (Tableservice version)Whether you're planning to open your first restaurant or add another location, analyzing the financial feasibility of the project is essential. These series of linked spreadsheets have been refined over several years on a wide variety and number of actual restaurant ventures and formal restaurant business plans. . . . more >>


Your Landlord Doesn't Want to Re-Lease Your Space: How to Renegotiate Your Lease
by Larry Green, Esq.
Your Landlord Doesn't Want to Re-Lease Your Space: How to Renegotiate Your Lease Well, things aren't looking good. Staff is at a minimum, inventory is threadbare, and marketing has gone down the drain. Revenue plots illustrate an ominous downhill turn for the worse. What do you do now? Relief must come from reduced expenditures, but there is little else you can cut without compromising your business. It might be time to renegotiate your lease with your landlord, and remember, your landlord is your business partner, not your adversary . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Confidentiality Agreement
DOWNLOAD: Confidentiality AgreementConfidentiality Agreements with employees are a must for every business, especially restaurants. Recipes, operating systems, policies and procedures are just some of the valuable information that deserves to be protected. Having a confidentiality agreement in place, is your first step to . . . . . more >>


What Every Restaurant Operator Should Know About Managing Cash Flow
For many restaurant owners one of the most perplexing and frustrating aspects of running their business is getting a handle on the ebbs and flows of their cash flow. All too often cash balances can be more than sufficient one week only to turn into a shortfall and potential overdraft situation the next . . . more >>


ONLINE SEMINAR: Restaurant Numbers - Understanding & Managing the Financial Side of Your Restaurant
ONLINE SEMINAR: Restaurant Numbers - Understanding & Managing the Financial Side of Your RestaurantSuccessful operators understand and know how to manage "the numbers" side of their business too. In Part 1 of our 5 part series you'll learn how to systematically and accurately assess the profit potential of any restaurant. . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Closing Your Restaurant Business Checklist
DOWNLOAD: Closing Your Restaurant Business ChecklistUnfortunately, some restaurants don't make it and at some point closing the doors may seem like the only option. Use this checklist to help you create a closing plan for the many tasks you'll encounter such as paying employees, filing your last tax reports, dealing with unpaid vendors, closing bank and credit card accounts, and evaluating bankruptcy options. . . . more >>


WEBCAST: RO.com's Prime Cost Wizard
WEBCAST: RO.com's Prime Cost WizardThe Prime Cost Wizard is a web-based financial tool that combines several of our most popular resources (Weekly Prime Cost Worksheet, Daily Sales Report Templates, Daily Sales Plus Labor Summary) into a single, simple-to-use program that integrates with Quickbooks and Peachtree accounting systems. . . . more >>


ONLINE SEMINAR: Getting the Most Out of Your Financial Information
ONLINE SEMINAR: Getting the Most Out of Your Financial InformationThe benefits of using the National Restaurant Association's "Uniform System of Accounts;" the best way to format your financial projections in loan packages; why you should be using a 28 day accounting period; reduce time to take a physical inventory. . . . more >>


Why You Must NEVER, EVER Let Your Bookkeeper Handle Cash
Why You Must NEVER, EVER Let Your Bookkeeper Handle CashAll too many restaurant operators have lost small and even large fortunes to a dishonest bookkeeper. Here's an example of what can (and does) happen when owners lose sight of following basic internal controls associated with this important function. . . . more >>


10 Restaurant Financial Red Flags
by John Nessel
10 Restaurant Financial Red FlagsFinancial problems don't just suddenly happen. There are signs that can alert operators to potential problems ahead. Recognizing these ten financial "Red Flags" in your restaurant can point to where the current problems are and where future problems are likely to emerge. . . . more >>


ONLINE SEMINAR: Cash Flow Competence
ONLINE SEMINAR: Cash Flow CompetenceRestaurant Numbers: Part 3 features understanding your balance sheet; what your P&L isn't telling you (that you need to know); how to anticipate cash shortfalls and not get "surprised"; creative ways to keep cash flow challenges from becoming major problems. . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Catering/Event Worksheet
DOWNLOAD: Catering/Event WorksheetCatering and other special events can be a very profitable source of additional business especially when operators accurately estimate their costs and set prices accordingly. The Catering/Event Worksheet is a tool to help you quickly estimate the food, beverage, paper, equipment and staffing costs for a particular event. . . . more >>


What to Consider BEFORE Going From One to Two Restaurants
by Jay Goldstein
What to Consider BEFORE Going From One to Two RestaurantsNow that you have one successful restaurant you may be contemplating #2. Before you jump in with both feet, there are several key principals required for successful growth. Learn what you need to consider, how to be sure you're ready, and who can help you . . . more >>


Why Restaurants Fail
by Howard Riell
Why Restaurants Fail The reasons restaurants fail are many and varied and, in some cases, not the least bit obvious. It was nearly seven years ago that Dr. H.G. Parsa decided he wanted to know why and spearheaded a landmark study to seek the answers. Seven years after that study was released, we talk to Parsa about the study, its "back story," and what he's learned since. . . . more >>


WEBCAST: A Sneak Preview of the NEW Uniform System of Accounts for Restaurants
WEBCAST: A Sneak Preview of the NEW Uniform System of Accounts for RestaurantsRestaurantOwner.com and RS&G are updating the NRA's largest selling book, the Uniform System of Accounts for Restaurants. Get a first hand look at the changes in the new edition and send us your questions, comments and feedback for consideration in the final edition. . . . more >>


WEBCAST: How to Renegotiate Your Restaurant's Lease
As the economy struggles so does the restaurant industry. To find relief, many operators are seeking assistance from a traditionally unlikely source...their landlords. Learn how to determine if asking for a rent concession makes sense for you and if so, how to go about it in a way that improves your chances of success. Our guest is real estate attorney, Larry Green. . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Food Cost Yield Calculator
DOWNLOAD: Food Cost Yield CalculatorThe Food Cost Yield Calculator is a flexible Microsoft Excel? set of spreadsheets designed to aid restaurant owners, chefs, and managers in determining the true cost of the raw products used to produce menu items. . . . more >>


Credit Card Compliance and What This Means to the Independent Restaurant Owner
by Joe Erickson
Credit Card Compliance and What This Means to the Independent Restaurant OwnerTo protect customer data and your own peace of mind review the key compliance points of the recent credit card industry security requirements. The "PCI/DSS" is an independent body that oversees data security standards for merchants. . . . more >>


How to Negotiate a Restaurant Lease: What you need to know to protect your business & get the best terms
by Moe Shrikian
How to Negotiate a Restaurant Lease: What you need to know to protect your business & get the best termsNegotiating a restaurant lease is a lot like walking through a mine field. If you're not careful, your greatest potential assets can become a major liability. Attorney Moe Shrikian reveals his insider tips and insights he's gleamed from negotiating hundreds of restaurant leases. . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Period Sales and Labor Log Sheet
DOWNLOAD: Period Sales and Labor Log SheetUse this Excel spreadsheet form to quickly and easily keep track of daily sales, check average, sales per labor hour and much more. Each worksheet has space to record daily totals for up to five weeks each period - all on one form. Built-in formulas keep daily, weekly and period totals for several key profitability indicators . . . more >>


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