Why Your High Restaurant Food Cost Is Probably Your Fault Jan 31, 2023

After coaching restaurant owners since 2003, I can tell you with 100% certainty that what almost every restaurant owner wants to know is how to control food cost. It doesn't matter if they’re brand new to the restaurant business, or they’re a seasoned veteran, food cost challenges...

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How to Beat Down Rising Food Cost in Your Restaurant - Ep 64 Jan 25, 2023

I have been coaching independent restaurant owners since 2003 and I can tell you with 100% certainty that what almost every restaurant owner wants to know is how you can control your food cost. It doesn’t matter if you're brand new to the restaurant business or you’re a seasoned...

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Kitchen Systems Every Restaurant Needs to Use to Lower Food Cost Jan 24, 2023

Here's your restaurant owner reality check. If your food cost is higher than you think it should be, I’m willing to bet you're not managing your kitchen correctly. It means you don't have the right systems in place to control your food cost and if you have recipe costing cards, you don't...

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Food Cost Formula: Learn the Right Way to Calculate Restaurant Food Cost Nov 01, 2022

Rising food costs can crush a restaurant's profitability. The crazy part about this is many restaurants are getting worked up and in a panic looking at the incorrect number. When it comes to the food cost formula, there's only one way to do it correctly, and I mean one way. Stay with me and learn...

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The Surprising Impact Not Doing Inventory Has on Restaurant Food Cost  Apr 12, 2022

Does the thought of weekly inventory send shivers down your spine? Can you hear your managers complaining and resisting now? Do you picture yourself buried in the walk-in for hours on end? Well, the good news is a restaurant that does $2 million in sales or less should absolutely be able to...

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How to Run a Restaurant that Competes with Chains and Franchises Jan 05, 2021

If you want to know how to run a restaurant that competes with the chains and franchises, buckle up. While it may seem like they have all the advantages and a steady flow of customers, they pay dearly for both of these things. If you want to run a restaurant that competes with chains and...

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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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There Is a Wrong Food Cost Formula? Dec 17, 2019

Food cost, food cost, food costs keep going up. It is becoming a struggle to make money in our business, and now, with labor costs rising even faster, we’ve got to bring our food costs down. Watch this video, or continue reading below, to learn more about food costing and the food cost...

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Understand and Manage Your Food Cost Dec 05, 2019

I made a quick-study course to teach you how to understand and manage your restaurant’s food cost. It’s free and available right now.

This quick-study course is something I used to teach in my three-day workshop for restaurant owners. It’s information that will change how you...

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