PR Campaign Model for All Restaurants

By Jenny Brooks Have you read anything about Papa John’s lately? How about Papa John’s Camaro? If you answered no, I don’t believe you! Papa John’s summer PR campaign and [...]

Restaurant Tip for Today

Let your bartenders give drinks for free. Your bartenders are giving away drinks, whether you admit it or not. So why don’t you give them permission to do it and then track it? Empower your [...]

Importance of Training for Restaurant Employees

By David Scott Peters This USA Today article with Darden Restaurants CEO Clarence Otis (Olive Garden and Red Lobster) gives lots of insight for independent restaurant owners. There are a couple [...]

The Beauty of Independent Restaurant Owners

By Jenny Brooks Do you read Seth Godin’s blog? He writes about marketing for all types of businesses with an eye toward cutting through the BS, orginality and not just going through the [...]

5 Sure-Fire Success Stoppers

By David Scott Peters Don’t let them stop you! My workshop, “How to Run a Profitable Restaurant: from Soup to Nuts,” is coming up March 21-24, 2011. Attendees at my workshop learn [...]

David Scott Peters Has Something to Tell You

Watch David Scott Peters tell you about his upcoming workshop, “How to Run a Profitable Restaurant: from Soup to Nuts.” See for yourself who David is and why he is the guy to help you [...]

Great American Dine Out

By Jenny Brooks Get invovled in this great cause to end childhood hunger in America. Community involvement is essential for any business. Not only are you doing some good with your business [...]

Train, Train, Train Your Employees

And then train them some more. A Tip for Today: a helpful bit of advice for the independent restaurant owner. Each employee is only as good as the training they receive. Training your staff does [...]