First 3 Things Restaurants Should Do Now for Recovery

I’ll tell you what, here in week five, my energy levels are up. Your energy level should be up because if you've made it this far. If you're in this week five, then I think you’re going to make it. I didn't say you weren’t going to come out of this wounded. I didn't say you were going to make money, but you're going to make it.

That's huge, because anecdotally, I have no research, no information to provide you, but my belief about 25% or more of independent restaurants, are...

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What to Do Now to Prepare for After the Pandemic

We’re now in week four of the coronavirus pandemic. The new restrictions due to the pandemic are the new reality of running a restaurant. And it's been interesting. If your doors are still open, you did it. You adapted. Maybe you added curbside, moved to delivery and added the apps. Maybe you pivoted and created a grocery store/restaurant. I’ve talked to a lot a restaurant operators who are gathering money, almost like a charity, and then using the money to provide meals to first...

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What Does a Restaurant Coach Do?

If you’re searching for a restaurant coach, I want to help you decide if you need one and what you should expect a restaurant coach to do for you in your restaurant. Watch this video, or continue scrolling, to learn more about what a restaurant coach does.

So, what does a restaurant coach do?

I understand restaurant coaching because I've been doing it for 16 years, helping independent operators make more money and get their life back. I help restaurant owners put a management team in...

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Systems to Have When Running a Restaurant

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.

About What It Takes for Running a Restaurant Successfully

I've worked with thousands of restaurant owners over the years all over the country. I've seen more P&Ls than an IRS auditor. I also ran a restaurant coaching...

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New Book Teaches How to Run a Restaurant Successfully

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New Book Teaches how to Run a Restaurant Successfully

Written by a restaurant industry expert and coach, this restaurant book outlines exactly what the most successful restaurant owners do

(Jan. 8, 2020 – PHOENIX) The restaurant business is one of the toughest businesses. In an industry where most restaurants have a profit margin of less than 5 percent, one man teaches restaurateurs how to carve out a 15 to 20 percent profit margin. David...

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What Successful Restaurant Owners Have

So you want to be a restaurant owner? Or maybe you want to remember why you got into the restaurant industry in the first place, and own a restaurant. In this video, I'm going share the things you must have in place to run a successful restaurant. 

About What Successful Restaurant Owners Have...

If you really want to be in the restaurant business or you’re trying to remember why you got into it in the first place, I feel your pain. I’m going to share three things you must...

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3 Things Every Restaurant Owner Should Know

There are three things I think every restaurant owner should know. Want to know what they are? Watch the video below, or continue reading below, to learn the one thing you can learn to avoid failure, two systems that are a must and why the basics can't be ignored.  


As a restaurant owner, there are three things I think you should know, whether you're new to the business or a 30-plus-year veteran.

So, what are the 3 things restaurant owners should know?

The number one...

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How to Run a Restaurant

Do you want to know how to run a restaurant successfully? How to make money in the restaurant business? Watch this video (or keep reading) to learn how to run a restaurant. 

As an expert in the restaurant industry, I have seen it all when it comes to restaurants. I've spent almost 30 years working with restaurant owners and managers. I've seen people succeed incredibly, and I've seen people fail terribly. One of the critical pieces to running a restaurant successfully is understanding...

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New Restaurant Training Courses Coming Soon

Hi restaurant friends! This is David Scott Peters, restaurant systems expert, speaker, trainer, coach and consultant. For the past 16 years, you've known me as the founder of TheRestaurantExpert.com and the creator or SMART Systems Pro, online restaurant management software.

After building the industry's best all-in-one restaurant operations software on the market, my business partner (who was a former member) and a group of current members (users of the software), got together to buy my...

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