Tip to Save on Food Cost with Your Food Distributor  Dec 07, 2021

Food prices have been rising at record rates since the pandemic started almost two years ago and lower prices aren't on the radar for at least for the near future. Beyond menu engineering or signing up for a prime vendor agreement, what can a restaurant owner do as a quick fix to lower food cost?...

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Why Menu Engineering Is Not the Answer Jul 06, 2021

Menu engineering is absolutely awesome. You can reduce your food cost by three to seven points when done correctly the first time you use it. Right now, that probably seems like exactly what you need. But let me caution you, menu engineering is not your secret weapon to lowering your food cost....

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Restaurant Food Cost Saving Ideas for Independent Owners Feb 16, 2021

Food costs have been rising on a weekly basis for darn near two decades now. Most restaurant operators are quick to attribute their high food cost to these price changes. On top of that, the echo chamber of the Internet keeps compounding the problem, feeding you bad information like the average...

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Restaurant Management Tips for Controlling Food Cost Feb 09, 2021

Restaurant food cost is one of the biggest challenges for independent restaurant owners to manage. And there are so many factors about food cost that you can’t control. But even with all the things you can’t control, I can think of 10 restaurant management tips for controlling food...

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Restaurant Food Cost Tips for Independents Jan 12, 2021

When it comes to restaurant food cost in an independent operation, it’s important to remember that you don’t have to do it all. Restaurant food cost strategies can be delegated, which will give you, the owner, time to work on your restaurant’s financials, marketing and other...

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Running a Restaurant While Controlling Food Cost Numbers Dec 29, 2020

Running a restaurant in 2021 is a challenge no one has ever faced before. Food cost has become a bigger issue than ever before and that’s saying a lot considering most independent restaurants are running a restaurant 7–9 points above their ideal food cost in the best of times. You...

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5 Ways to Cut Restaurant Food Cost May 28, 2020

Would you like to learn how to cut food cost? Here are five systems to use cut your restaurant food costs. Bonus is they are all made easier with spreadsheets or restaurant software. Click below to watch the video or scroll down to continue reading.

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