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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Which POS System Should I Use in My Restaurant? Aug 24, 2022

There is one question I am asked routinely by restaurant owners: Which POS system should I use in my restaurant? It’s an important question because your restaurant POS system is more than an expensive cash register. It’s full of data and reports you can use in your daily restaurant...

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Restaurant Owner: Your Quality of Life Must Be a Priority Jul 01, 2022

While I’m the first to tell you that the restaurant business is one of the hardest businesses out there, that doesn’t mean you have to suffer for it. Your quality of life matters, and you deserve to experience all that life has to offer inside and outside of your restaurant. So how do...

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Use Menu Engineering to Combat Rising Food Costs and Inflation - Ep 47 Jun 01, 2022

Inflation is hitting home for restaurant owners as the cost of food and other essential products have been on the rise for months. What's a restaurant owner to do? The short answer is it’s time to use menu engineering. In this episode of “The Restaurant Prosperity Formula”...

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What To Do When Actual Food Cost Is Much Higher than Ideal Food Cost May 18, 2022

A common question I get from restaurant owners is, “Why is my actual food cost so high and why is it so much more than my ideal food cost?” The second part of that question is what to do if your actual food cost is running much higher than your ideal food cost. These are age-old...

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Example for How to Increase Restaurant Sales $250K in 1 Year May 04, 2022

Restaurant marketing is the first thing most restaurant owners think of when they want to increase restaurant sales, and I’m the first to tell you I’m not a restaurant marketer. But I can show you an example of how to increase restaurant sales by $250,000 in one year without...

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Learn Effective Restaurant Marketing Tactics from a True Restaurant Pro Apr 06, 2022

Restaurant owners often turn to marketing as the solution to their biggest challenges, not realizing that a lot of times their marketing is creating more challenges. Since my expertise is on restaurant operations and coaching restaurant owners how to become the leaders their restaurants need, I...

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How to Run a Restaurant Business and Overcome the Fear to Persist Mar 23, 2022

Fear is an extremely powerful thing. It is the kryptonite to any entrepreneur, ultimately stopping you dead in your tracks. In the last two years, many restaurant owners have succumbed to fear because persisting through the unknown was too overwhelming.

In early March of 2022, during my Shoot the...

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How to Make All Your Restaurant Business Dreams Come True Mar 09, 2022

In my almost 20 years of being a restaurant coach, I have learned what a restaurant owner's most important challenges are, how to fix them and how to help them make their restaurant business dreams come true. How do I do it? Restaurant owners – you – have all the power. I simply...

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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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An Exceptional Restaurant Starts with Exceptional Restaurant Training Jan 12, 2022

While the last couple of years have made it difficult to focus on developing a great employee training system in your restaurant, I want to spend this episode diving into why training is so important to the success of your business. To do that, I’ve invited Joe Erickson to be my guest for...

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Restaurant Owners Who Follow this Advice Are Most Successful Dec 29, 2021

All too often restaurant owners operate their businesses on an island. While there is a whole world out there of innovation, best practices and support, restaurant owners often find themselves feeling alone, isolated and the only one who suffers from the constant challenges. That’s the life...

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