How to Increase Restaurant Sales While Slashing Costs Internally

In normal times, restaurant owners are always looking for ways to increase sales, but today, with all the COVID-19 business restrictions, the search for ideas is more frantic. While the instinct is there to be looking to increase restaurant sales, I want to point you toward the second strategy to also be working on, which is slashing costs internally. That’s what will make any extra sales you do bring in worth it. Click below to watch the video or keep scrolling to read how to increase...

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Restaurant Food Cost Solutions for Independent Restaurants - Podcast Episode 8

The topic for this episode of my podcast, The Restaurant Prosperity Formula, centers on the story of one restaurant owner who learned how to change her business to not only survive the COVID crisis, but thrive and get her life back.

Emmy Barnick is the owner of the Captain's Cabin in Washburn, North Dakota. She and her husband also run a farm. She opened a restaurant because she had a dream to provide for her small farming community. She wanted to give them a place where they could...

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How to Run a Successful Restaurant with Pandemic Conditions

Are you looking for the answer to how to run a successful restaurant with pandemic conditions? Is there a manual for that? Nope! We've never seen this before. It's crazy. Think about this though. Do you remember when you opened your restaurant? You remember how people said you were crazy? Do you remember struggling with cash flow as you were building your sales? You made mistake after mistake after mistake. And each one of those mistakes cost you money. Now, fast forward. And do you remember...

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How to Run a Restaurant Successfully in Uncertainty

Wouldn't it be nice to know how to run a restaurant successfully in uncertainty? Running your restaurant during the COVID-19 pandemic feels like trying to navigate your way home through a raging forest fire, like the ones that ravage the West Coast. It's frightening. If you take action too late, you will not make it. Ultimately, if you don't make it, it can cost you everything. What you need is a road map and help. And that help comes from two very specific things. Systems and an implementer....

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Restaurant Technology Tips for Independent Operators - Podcast Episode 7

In this podcast episode, I offer restaurant technology tips for independent operators, especially those who are interested in and are learning about or are using restaurant systems. This podcast episode but really restaurant technology and what some of the pitfalls restaurant owners fall into when going down this path and how to get the most out of it.

I'm going to cover the pitfalls restaurant owners fall into when using restaurant software and how to get the most out of any...

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3 Reasons Restaurant Owners Should Add Themselves to Payroll

Should restaurant owners add themselves to payroll? Well, let’s talk about it for a minute. You have been working your butt off trying to get through this COVID pandemic. Right? You had to throw out goals to work on your business and instead work in it. You’re definitely in it, doing anything and everything that needs to get done. Then think about how Congress provided PPP money but initially said you can't pay yourself if you're not on payroll. They ended up changing this rule,...

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Independent Restaurant Operator Tips for Running a Restaurant You Love

Are you an independent restaurant operator looking for ideas to help you operate better? Are you looking because your lost sales overnight in the COVID-19 pandemic? Were you forced to pivot your business and start using delivery services and all kinds of different things that you weren't necessarily paying attention to before because your customer base’s needs were different? We're all trying to figure out how can we operate better. I’m glad you’re because I've got some tips...

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Restaurant Owners Manage 11 Stages to Overcome Challenges - Podcast Episode 6

Restaurant owners are uniquely challenged in the small business segment and the hospitality industry segment. Prosperity is possible, but the challenges in the way of prosperity are many, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the latest episode of my podcast, “The Restaurant Prosperity Formula,” I’m touching on those challenges and their best solutions. While some of the episode may not be easy to listen to because I will poke some of your current challenges, fragile...

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Restaurant Management 101 for Independents

Restaurant management 101 is how chain restaurants kick independents’ butts. Their sales all too often are better than independents. They have better costs. They have managers who do their job. They have multiple thousands of locations with no owners in them. How do they do that? And more importantly, how can you do that? 

When I talk about restaurant management 101, I mean having a system, a process, a way to doing anything and everything in your business. For example, when my...

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Restaurant 101 and Other Concepts for Independent Restaurant Success

Restaurant 101 is a concept I talk about for independent restaurant success. What does success look like to you? To me, restaurant prosperity is freedom from your business and the financial freedom you deserve. Is that something you're striving for in your Internet searches? When you watch my tips, are you looking for how to get better so you can achieve restaurant success? If you're looking to make the money you deserve, have a management team that knows what their job is, how to do it, how...

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