How Many Restaurant Employees Do You Really Need? Apr 05, 2022

Restaurant labor costs are one thing. Having the right amount of labor to handle the business walking through the doors is a completely different thing. So how do you determine how many restaurant employees you really need? Stick with me, and I’ll give you two key indicators to use in your...

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How to Calculate Restaurant Labor Cost  Dec 28, 2021

Are you wondering how to calculate restaurant labor cost or whether you're doing it the right way? Restaurant labor cost is often a restaurant's biggest expense, other than an empty chair in your restaurant. Calculating your restaurant labor costs correctly is critical to you making money or...

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Trick for Cutting Restaurant Labor Cost Aug 24, 2021

Are you struggling with the current labor shortage, which is hopefully at the tail end of the pandemic? Are you like many restaurants who just can't seem to get people to show up for interviews, let alone actually show up to work? Did you know that cutting labor could be your answer? Here I'll...

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How to Increase Restaurant Sales While Slashing Costs Internally Nov 24, 2020

In normal times, restaurant owners are always looking for ways to increase sales, but today, with all the COVID-19 business restrictions, the search for ideas is more frantic. While the instinct is there to be looking to increase restaurant sales, I want to point you toward the second strategy 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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How to Overcome Higher Restaurant Wages Jun 30, 2020

Wages are all over the map these days. No matter where you land on the map, you are either experiencing an increase or will in the near future. A $15 minimum wage is not just a theory, it's a reality. So how do you as an operator overcome a $15 minimum wage? Click below to watch this video...

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7 Ways to Lower Restaurant Labor Cost Jun 02, 2020

In about one week the restaurant industry went from paying overtime to employees because of a shortage of employees to skyrocketing unemployment rates. Although this tip does not directly address labor management during and through the pandemic, the principles to controlling labor costs are the...

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