Restaurant Tips for Getting Past Week 3 of COVID-19 Pandemic Apr 02, 2020

It's week 3 of the COVID-19 pandemic and restaurants are among the hardest industry hit by the cultural shift to stay-at-home recommendations and orders. How can you can make it through this pandemic and major change in how to operate a restaurant?

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Cash Flow Budget for Restaurants in COVID Apr 01, 2020

Going forward, as states and cities open up with varying restrictions, it’s very important for a restaurant owner to have a 12-week cash flow budget. Unlike an annual budget where you are looking to create a plan to be profitable, your 12-week budget is all about survival.

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How to Find the Best Restaurant Software Mar 24, 2020

If you’ve ever searched the Internet for the best restaurant software for your restaurant, you know there are a lot of options available. The goal of restaurant software is to use it to increase your profits and simplify your life. Watch this video, or keep scrolling for suggestions to find...

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Restaurant Ingenuity and Support During COVID-19 Mar 20, 2020

This is an unprecedented time for the hospitality industry, and I've been talking to a lot of people in different areas: associations, restaurants, food distributors, restaurant vendors, POS dealers and more who are all making massive adjustments in their operations. 

There is no single...

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Restaurant Business Tips for Managing Coronavirus Pandemic Mar 18, 2020

This pandemic, COVID-19 virus, is crippling our industry. My heart goes out to you as you worry about your employees, your vendors, your family and your community. I know one of the biggest questions you have is will your restaurant survive this crisis. What I have to tell you here should help...

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Running a Restaurant Starts with Restaurant 101 Mar 17, 2020

If you’ve watched any of my tip videos, read any articles I’ve written, or heard me speak on a stage at a food show, you’ve heard me mention Restaurant 101. What do I mean by Restaurant 101? Watch this video, or keep scrolling, for the breakdown of what I mean by Restaurant 101....

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Make More Money in your Restaurant Starting Today Mar 10, 2020

If you want to make more money in your restaurant, it starts today. And what I tell you in this video will give you freedom from your restaurant. If you take my tips to heart, you will get to a point where you can actually leave your restaurant and know things are being done your way....

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Top 3 Benefits of Using Restaurant Checklists Mar 03, 2020

Restaurant checklists. When I say this phrase, I get looks like I’ve just said something very crude. But if you’ve heard me speak at any point, you know I talk about checklists over and over again because they're a critical system to your business. Now let’s talk about how you...

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How Inventory Management Software Helps Cut Food Cost Feb 27, 2020

Food cost is one of restaurant owners’ biggest issues, and then you have rising labor costs, so you have no cushion, no room for error. The only way you can truly make a change is to lower your cost of goods sold. Software is a great way to help with that. Watch this video, or continue...

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How to Increase Restaurant Sales Feb 18, 2020

Cutting costs is a first step in getting your food and labor costs in line, but you also want to increase restaurant sales. Once you have the right systems in place, every dollar above breakeven makes you 30 to 40 cents on every single dollar. That’s some motivation to drive sales, right?...

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What Does a Restaurant Coach Do? Feb 11, 2020

If you’re searching for a restaurant coach, I want to help you decide if you need one and what you should expect a restaurant coach to do for you in your restaurant. Watch this video, or continue scrolling, to learn more about what a restaurant coach does.

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How to Price Restaurant Specials Feb 04, 2020

If you’ve ever wondered how to set prices for restaurant specials, I want to teach the science behind it. Watch this video, or keep scrolling, for three things to know when pricing your specials. 

Let's get right into how to sell and price restaurant specials. Let me paint you a...

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