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When to Update Your Restaurant Financial Plan Sep 14, 2021

Your restaurant financial plan is important to the success of your restaurant and it is essential that you update it regularly. In this video, I will show you how using a restaurant financial plan, i.e., a budget, every day lays out your restaurant’s plan for financial success. Plus, I will...

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What Is a Good Profit Margin for Restaurants May 25, 2021

What is a good profit margin for a restaurant? Have you been searching for a magic number? Do you want to know where you stack up against the competition? Are you worried that you're leaving a lot of money on the table, or are you just looking to make money for the first time? If you’re...

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Why Most Restaurant Operators Never Create a Budget May 04, 2021

I've been preaching the importance of having a restaurant budget since becoming a restaurant coach in 2003. In fact, I can tell you, if you don’t want to depend on dumb luck, your budget is critical to your restaurant’s success. So why don’t more restaurant operators have and...

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Restaurant Budget: How to Build Your Plan to Profitability and Freedom Apr 27, 2021

Have you ever found yourself going to last page of your profit loss statement just to see if you made or lost money? Have you ever been disappointed at the final number and just said your favorite F word and then throwing it on your desk? And that's about all you do with the profit and loss...

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Restaurant Budgeting 101 Apr 14, 2021

Restaurant budgeting 101 is a great place to start when it comes to trying to figure out your restaurant’s numbers. I’ve never wavered that the two most important systems any restaurant should have are budgets and recipe costing cards. Why? Because they're critical to your success....

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Menu Engineering to Control Restaurant Food Cost Dec 22, 2020

Menu engineering to control restaurant food costs can be one of the most powerful tools an independent restaurant can have at their disposal. If you want to make the most profit on your menu, you have to reengineer it. But menu engineering is often thought of as a way to guide your customers into...

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How to Run a Successful Restaurant: Plans for Post-lockdown Dec 15, 2020

Do you want to hear about how to run a successful restaurant explained with plans for post-lockdown? Right now, operating with COIVD-19 restrictions feels like you are taking a beating. You're going up against Rocky in the first Rocky, and you are just getting beat to hell. But I’m here to...

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Restaurant Solutions to Effectively Lower Labor Cost Aug 18, 2020

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...

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Systems to Have When Running a Restaurant Jan 21, 2020

I was thinking about how to answer the question, "What does it take to be successful in the restaurant business?" If you want to be successful running a restaurant, you should know three key things. Watch this video, or continue scrolling, to learn those three key things.

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