Where Operations and the Chef Agree

  Guest Post By Willis Getchell, CEC Recipe costing cards set the standard and save money One of my fellow instructors was doing some consulting with a local restaurant recently. On three [...]

3 Time-Sucking Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Here are three mistakes restaurant owners and managers make on a daily basis that rob time, and make it difficult to get anything done in the restaurant. 1. Doing everything yourself I cannot [...]

Tip to Lower Food Cost

Proper Portioning Use properly sized ladles and dishers for all sauces, starches, etc. Go smaller than the portion because staff will over fill them.        

Protect Your Restaurant’s Name

Guest Post by Josh Gerben of Gerben Law Firm It was Shakespeare who first asked the question, “What’s in a name?” — and when it comes to small businesses like restaurants, the answer is [...]

One-Day Restaurant Seminar May 13

NEWS RELEASE One-Day Restaurant Seminar Teaches Systems and Shortcuts Independent restaurant owners invited to learn ways to cut costs and increase sales What: Controlling the Most Important [...]

Your Profitability is A Simple Word Problem

There is one, and really only one, system that ultimately is the key to your restaurant running profitably. And that simple system is so easy even a junior high school student could follow it. [...]

XP Support Deadline Passed – How Is Your Security?

Guest Blog Post By Patrick Solum of Retail Data Systems   Experts predicting a “tsunami of viruses” as operating system support ends. Let’s face it, the media loves a technical disaster story. In [...]

7 Steps to Keep Profits Coming in the Back Door

If there’s one thing I’m likely to focus on in any restaurant, no matter who I’m working with, it’s the back door. Why? Because it’s where most restaurants bleed cash and it’s the easiest to fix. [...]