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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 >>

DOWNLOAD: Customer Comment Card
DOWNLOAD: Customer Comment CardThe single easiest way to get more business is to get your existing customers to come back more often. To do that you need to know who they are and have a means of contacting them. Use this form to start capturing the names, addresses, birthdays, email, along with other valuable feedback of the people who frequent your restaurant. . . . more >>

Recipe Costing Basics: How To Calculate The Cost of Your Menu Items
Operators who commit to an ongoing, accurate menu costing discipline have vital information to make intelligent business decisions which directly impact their food cost and bottom line. In this article, we look at how to put in place a "cornerstone" business practice of the restaurant industry. . . . more >>

How to Conduct an Effective Weekly Operations Meeting
by Matthew Mabel
How to Conduct an Effective Weekly Operations MeetingThe weekly operations meeting should be the most valuable time for your restaurant in the whole week, and it can be, with a little organization and planning. Follow these steps to conduct productive, motivational and inspirational meetings that will boost morale and in turn, improve service and your bottom line. . . . more >>

Weekly Planning: Big Plans Require Small Steps
by Chris Tripoli
Weekly Planning: Big Plans Require Small StepsImplementing your annual plan is done one week at a time. See how planning and proper use of checklists can improve productivity and increase profitability . . . more >>

Dealing With Sales and Ad Valorem Taxes, State and Local
by Peter Stathopoulos, Esq.
Dealing With Sales and Ad Valorem Taxes, State and Local Sales and ad valorem (i.e., property) taxes can be a potential pitfall for restaurants and their owners due to the complexity of the law and lack of uniformity from state to state, let alone county to county. Here's some background on these obligations, and how to steer clear of trouble with the tax authorities. . . . more >>

DOWNLOAD: Key Item Running Inventory Worksheet
DOWNLOAD: Key Item Running Inventory WorksheetIs someone stealing your food? How would you know? Tracking the use of your top 10-12 products is a powerful theft deterrent. Employees notice when you count things and it affects what they think they can get away with. Download this worksheet to help you get started immediately. . . . more >>

Nexus Brewery & Restaurant Addresses Fundamental Financial Controls with Assistance from RestaurantOwner.com
Nexus Brewery & Restaurant Addresses Fundamental Financial Controls with Assistance from RestaurantOwner.comFor a man who expects his ledger entries to balance, RestaurantOwner.com was just the ticket for Ken Carson, Jr., a 35-year veteran of the banking industry and now owner of the Nexus Brewery & Restaurant. At RO.com he discovered a one-stop-shop on how to do things right. . . . more >>

Shakespeare's Pizza Develops Standardized Procedures to Improve Consistency and Bottom Line
Shakespeare's Pizza Develops Standardized Procedures to Improve Consistency and Bottom LineStandardization and consistency were the main reasons Kurt Mirtsching of Shakespeare's Pizza sought out RestaurantOwner.com. He credits the site with driving home the importance of tracking prime cost and increasing accountability across their three restaurants. Kurt thinks these changes have been responsible for a 6 to 11 percent increase to their bottom line. . . . more >>

DOWNLOAD: Master Staffing Worksheet
DOWNLOAD: Master Staffing WorksheetThe Master Staffing Worksheet can be used effectively to establish scheduling guidelines based on the forecasted guest count for upcoming weeks. . . . more >>

How to Hire Better Employees: 10 Interview Questions Restaurant Operators Should Ask Before Hiring Anyone
How to Hire Better Employees: 10 Interview Questions Restaurant Operators Should Ask Before Hiring AnyoneDeciding on whether to hire (or pass) on a job candidate is one of the most important decisions you make. Here are 10 interview questions for probing prospective restaurant employees. A description of both positive and negative responses to each questions makes it easy to spot a potential eagle or turkey BEFORE they are on your payroll. . . . more >>

Blue Blaze Café Gets Menu and Labor Costs Handled with Resources from RestaurantOwner.com
Blue Blaze Café Gets Menu and Labor Costs Handled with Resources from RestaurantOwner.comAll Blue Blaze Café owner Pony Boy Morrell wanted was a firm handle on his prime cost numbers. He found the necessary tools to do that and the peace of mind of knowing that if he needed something he could find it on RestaurantOwner.com. . . . more >>

WEBCAST: Marketing Best Practice - No Peeking / Scratch Ticket Promotion
WEBCAST: Marketing Best Practice - No Peeking / Scratch Ticket PromotionWatch as veteran operator Peter Troutman shows you his variation of the 'secret envelope' promotion that's resulted in a 30%+ year to year sales increase in one of his slowest months. Learn in detail what he does, his results, costs, prizes, changes he's made over the years, and more. . . . more >>

DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Checklists
DOWNLOAD: Restaurant ChecklistsSuccessful restaurants use checklists to ensure consistent execution throughout their operation. Includes opening, closing, shift change, purchasing, receiving, storage, preparation, cleaning checklists and our most popular download, the Customer Service Checklist. . . . more >>

DOWNLOAD: Tip Pooling Worksheet
DOWNLOAD: Tip Pooling WorksheetUse this form for calculating tip pooling distributions. This flexible, multi-plan tip sharing worksheet simplifies the process of calculating and distributing tips based on jobs and hours worked. . . . more >>

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