Restaurant Solutions to Lower and Control Labor Cost

Are you looking for proven restaurant solutions that control your labor costs? Labor cost controls have been a challenge for restaurants forever, since the beginning of time. They're especially difficult today with COVID-19 hitting us and changing the business model for many of you. Restaurant sales are reduced and new positions have been added to get food out to the curbside or maintain sanitization. Controlling restaurant labor is more important today than it's ever been....

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Restaurant Solutions for Independent Restaurants to Make Money

I’ve launched a new podcast to continue teaching restaurant owners like you the Restaurant Prosperity Formula™ and how it’s based on restaurant solutions for independent restaurants to make money.

Listen to this episode and subscribe to "The Restaurant Prosperity Formula" wherever you listen to podcasts. 

I created the Restaurant Prosperity Formula after coaching independent restaurant owners since 2003. After some time, I started to notice the most successful...

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Restaurant Solutions to Effectively Lower Labor Cost

If you’re an independent restaurant owner looking for restaurant solutions, I am going to give you three restaurant solutions to lower labor cost. These restaurant systems are a guide to lowering labor cost and hitting your target labor hours. Watch this video, or continue scrolling, to learn three effective solutions for controlling your restaurant labor cost.

With COVID-19 we're seeing restaurant sales drop, restaurant food costs go through the roof and restaurant labor costs go...

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7 Consequences of Failing to Pay State Sales Tax

 By Karen Tenenbaum, Esq., LL.M. (Tax), CPA

It is not uncommon for restaurants to suffer cashflow problems because of low profit margins. Unfortunately, they may use sales tax money owed to the state to pay other bills. When a business fails to properly track, collect and pay sales tax, the state has various enforcement tools to go after the business, including the following:

  1. Collection action against income and assets. The tax department can go after bank accounts, real or...
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Restaurant Solutions to Lower Food Cost 2-3 Points

Are you looking for proven restaurant solutions lower your food cost? I bet you are, because now food costs are through the roof with COVID-19. Lower sales, higher costs. It's crazy. But I have a set of three restaurant solutions that can cut your food cost 2-3 percent overnight. To learn about them, watch the video below or continue scrolling to read. 

Food cost has been a number one challenge for independent restaurants as long as I can remember. And I'm old! I have more than 30 years...

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Restaurant Solutions for Independent Restaurants

As a restaurant coach, I'm on the phones every day with independent restaurant owners, and I'm going to tell you one of the things in our conversations that happen almost on a daily basis.

“Hey, David, what are the best restaurant solutions for an independent restaurants?”

That's a conversation I have over and over and over again. And I bet you're trying to figure that out, too. 

Watch the video below or keep scrolling to read about the five restaurant solutions every...

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Independent Restaurant Tip for Difference Between a Void and a Comp

I bet you never knew that you have to truly understand the difference between a comp and a void because it affects your cost of goods sold. It affects your profitability. It can give you a false sense that you're making money or losing money. Click below to watch this tip or continue scrolling to read a breakdown of the difference between a void and a comp in a restaurant.

Of course you know what a void is. Of course you know what a comp is and how your management team is using it in your...

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Key System to Lower Restaurant Food Cost 2-3 Points

Is your food cost getting a little out of control? Are you afraid to let somebody else order product because they over order and spend your cash? Would you like to have a life and get to leave your business? Well, watch this video or keep scrolling to read and learn the system I teach to use to lower your restaurant food cost 2-3 points overnight.

I’m going to cover a key food purchasing system in this video: the restaurant purchase allotment system.

To start, I have changed people's...

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Restaurant Prime Cost for Independent Owner

Restaurant prime cost for an independent owner is a critical formula to know. Experts like me, we throw it around like everybody knows restaurant prime cost when a lot of independent operators don't know their own prime cost percentage. Watch the video below or keep scrolling to read to get the restaurant prime cost formula broken down.

We're going to talk about my favorite topic and that's prime cost because I'm the prime cost guy. I'm the authority on giving you the systems to reduce...

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7 Reasons Restaurant Manager Logs Are Critical

Restaurant communication is very important. You can drastically improve communication and reduce stress with a restaurant manager log. Click the video below to watch or keep scrolling to read the seven reasons why you need a restaurant manager log for daily communication.  

When it comes to deciding about what kind of manager log you should use, I will leave that up to you. Just make sure it’s something all your managers can easily access and will use. Three-ring binder work best?...

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