Why It Is OK to Let Your Restaurant Manager Go Sep 07, 2022

As a small business owner, one of the most difficult things to do is let someone in management go. Especially in an independent restaurant, these people can be like family to you and have put a lot of themselves into your business. But as you grow and adjust your expectations, some people just...

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How to Run Pre-Shift Meetings for Your Restaurant Jun 28, 2022

What is a pre-shift meeting for restaurants and why is it an indicator of a successful restaurant? And how are you supposed to run a pre-shift meeting in your restaurant, especially when not everybody comes in at the same time? Let’s talk about when to hold a pre-shift meeting in your...

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Your Success Depends on the Restaurant Management Team You Build - Podcast #40 Feb 23, 2022

As a restaurant owner, your success hinges on you having a management team in place that knows what their job is, how to do it, how well it should be done and, most importantly, by when. This requires you to lead your management team, cultivate, coach and correct your management team, and hold...

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Daily Administration Spreadsheets Build Consistent Restaurant Management Systems Feb 15, 2022

Did you know the key to building consistent restaurant management systemS starts with a simple group of spreadsheets that only take about 15 minutes a day to complete? And did you know that if you don't track this data, you're most likely losing money? Let’s talk about these spreadsheets...

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