Restaurant menu engineering

By David Scott Peters There was an article on Salon.com that is important for every independent restaurant owner to read. This article talks about the menu engineering tricks employed by [...]

Avoid This Bartender Scam – No. 2

By David Scott Peters Restaurant Tip of the Week The Floating Beverage The floating beverage is a classic bartender scam. To do it, a bartender rings up a normal order, such as a beer and an [...]

Avoid This Bartender Scam – No. 1

By David Scott Peters Restaurant Tip of the Week Avoid This Bartender Scam The short pour shorts you and your customer. Here’s how the short pour bartender scam works: A bar customer orders a gin [...]

Behind the Bar Tips for Restaurants

By David Scott Peters Restaurant Tip of the Week Measure your pour. Use a jigger in your bar to control the amount of alcohol used in drinks. A jigger pour can be an exact way to portion drinks [...]

Restaurant Management: 4 Ways To Invest In Your Staff & Why You Should

By Greg McGuire Guest Blogger Hard times make it easy for small businesses like restaurants forget about the things that make their operation successful. Revenues are down, customers are spending [...]

Tax Tip – Haiti Donations Deductible This Year

By David Scott Peters From the IRS: Haiti Relief Donations Qualify for Immediate Tax Relief People who give to charities providing earthquake relief in Haiti can claim these donations on the tax [...]

Beer Tips for Restaurants

By David Scott Peters Restaurant Tip of the Week Don’t let foam go down the drain with your profits. Check your lines to eliminate foam. Foam from the tap is not a sign of good beer, and it’s [...]