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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What a Typical Restaurant Software Tech Stack Includes Sep 21, 2022

These days running a restaurant comes with a lot of technology. Starting with the most important, there is the POS system followed by website and social media management. After that, take your pick! Tech is available for reservations, online ordering, third-party delivery, scheduling, waitlists,...

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The Ideal Daily Job of a Restaurant Owner Aug 23, 2022

Restaurant owners often do too many duties in their restaurant every day to ensure it operates. From seating guests and bussing tables to prepping food and running expo, none of these tasks are where they should be spending their time. So where should a restaurant owner be spending their time?...

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Ditch the Excuses and Take Your Restaurant Business to the Next Level Aug 10, 2022

Are you allowing excuses to stall your restaurant’s growth? While excuses get in the way of a lot of our personal growth, they bleed into your business growth as well. If you’re always looking for a reason something can’t be done, you’re not going to find a solution. The...

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How Do I Work Less in My Restaurant Business? Aug 09, 2022

Do you wonder how you can work less in your restaurant business? It’s a common question I get and it has many layers. But for the purposes of this tip, I want to explain how the restaurant owners I coach have a minimum of two days off in their restaurants, have time with their friends and...

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How to Use a Growth Mindset to Run a Successful Restaurant Jul 27, 2022

In my work as a coach for restaurant operators, I’ve found that resilience and gratitude are key traits of gaining a growth mindset and for being successful. That’s why in this episode of my podcast, The Restaurant Prosperity Formula, I share with you how resilience and gratitude can...

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3 Restaurant Business Principles Operators Get Wrong and How to Fix Them Jul 12, 2022

Are you tired of being a prisoner to your restaurant business and not making the money you deserve? Would you like to have freedom from your restaurant to have a life outside of the restaurant? After coaching thousands of restaurant owners since 2003, I have found three restaurant business...

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How to Run a Restaurant: Take Inventory Weekly Apr 26, 2022

 Do the words weekly inventory give you the hives? Does your mind immediately go to something else to avoid even thinking about it? If this is you, it's OK. I know you know it's important. Stay with me, and I'll share with you how you can make the process so much easier and complete a food...

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How to Run Weekly Restaurant Manager Meetings Aug 31, 2021

Do you have restaurant manager meetings? If you do, how often do you have them? What do you cover? If any of these questions make you wonder what you're doing right when it comes to restaurant manager meetings, you want to do them better, or you just want to know why they’re necessary, then...

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Why the Restaurant Expo is Critical to Your Kitchen Jun 29, 2021

Are there days when your kitchen feels like it just can't keep up even though you have enough cooks on the line? Have you ever found yourself as a front-of-house manager or owner jumping in the expo window trying to help, but only making matters worse? If either these scenarios sounds familiar to...

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The 5 Most Important Positions in a Restaurant Jun 22, 2021

Do you ever wonder what the most important positions are in your restaurant? I want to share with you my take on what I see as the top five positions in a restaurant.

First, let me start off by saying everyone in your restaurant is an important part of a team. We're all working toward one major...

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Independent Restaurant Operator Tips for Running a Restaurant You Love Oct 27, 2020

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...

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