Recapture Your Time: 3 Tips for Restaurant Owners Dec 06, 2022

Are you a restaurant owner in search of how you can get your time back? Are you looking for time to spend working on your business rather than in it? Looking for time to spend with your family or doing something you love other than run your restaurant? Well, then you're in the right place. I'm...

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The 5 Most Common Restaurant Problems Solved by a Restaurant Coach Nov 30, 2022

Owning a restaurant is one of the most challenging businesses to run. It is not an overstatement when I tell you I talk with restaurant owners on an almost daily basis, whether that be on discovery calls, one-on-one direct access coaching calls, group coaching calls, or late night and weekend...

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One Restaurant Owner's Path to Success and the Choices He Made - Pod Ep 59 Nov 16, 2022

When I talk about coaching, I’m talking about having tools and support to transform your restaurant and your life. Avery Ward, who is the CEO of Little Italy Pizza in Groveport, Ohio, is a shining example of a restaurant owner who knew there had to be a better way of doing things in his...

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6 Steps to Writing a Schedule to Control Labor Cost Nov 15, 2022

If you’re looking for a way to control labor cost in your restaurant, a great place to look is your restaurant’s labor schedule. Labor is a huge expense in a restaurant, and a lot of dollars can be wasted in the scheduling process. To help, use these six steps to write a schedule.

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Top 5 Ways to Show Restaurant Employees Appreciation Nov 08, 2022

It's getting harder and harder to find and keep good restaurant team members. Showing your employees that they are appreciated has become the number one priority for restaurant owners who want to have a full staff. To help you stop the revolving door of employees, I'm going to share with you my...

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Amazing Solution for Restaurant Tip Distribution Nov 02, 2022

I grew up in the restaurant industry and some old-school processes were ingrained in me that I have had to unlearn. One of those is tipping. When I was a restaurant employee, I never believed in tip pooling, other than behind the bar. Nowadays, tip pooling with the entire restaurant, other than...

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Food Cost Formula: Learn the Right Way to Calculate Restaurant Food Cost Nov 01, 2022

Rising food costs can crush a restaurant's profitability. The crazy part about this is many restaurants are getting worked up and in a panic looking at the incorrect number. When it comes to the food cost formula, there's only one way to do it correctly, and I mean one way. Stay with me and learn...

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How to Pay the Trainer in Restaurant Training Oct 25, 2022

I’ve established for you that it’s important to have someone on your staff who does the training of new employees. It can be more than one person, but the point is they are designated as the trainers, and they’re trained to be the trainers. But how do you pay the trainer? Stay...

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How to Rediscover the Spark for Your Restaurant Business Oct 19, 2022

Challenges in the restaurant business are a given, but sometimes there are so many in a month, a week or even a day, that you find yourself feeling fed-up and burned out. Losing your passion for your restaurant is the worst thing that can happen to it and everyone involved. If you feel like you...

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Who Should Train New Restaurant Employees? Oct 11, 2022

Training your restaurant team members and management is critical to your success. But in a busy restaurant environment, who can you spare to do the actual training? I’ll give you a hint: it’s probably not your best employee and it shouldn’t be you. Watch this video, and...

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What Are Some General Targets for a Restaurant Budget? Oct 05, 2022

If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it 1 million times: the two most important systems any restaurant should have are budgets and recipe costing cards. Let’s talk budgets. I am probably on at least one to two budget calls a week with members asking where their numbers should be....

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How to Be a Better Restaurant Operator Sep 27, 2022

As a restaurant owner, don't you want to be the best restaurant operator you can be? Are you in fact on a mission to find ways to be a better restaurant operator? In this video, I'm going to share with you the four basic things you need to always be improving to be a better restaurant operator.

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