How to Grow Your Employees into Management

I tell all the restaurant owners I meet: You need help. You cannot do everything we teach on your own. And really, it’s pretty simple to say, “I need help.” The challenge is getting the help. [...]

One-Day Workshop for Restaurant Owners

Independent restaurant owners invited to learn ways to cut costs and increase sales Controlling the Most Important Number in Your Restaurant… Prime Cost with a focus on Labor Costs Presented by [...]

How to Get Your Message Across to Restaurant Management Team

In this post I covered the pitfalls of not communicating with your restaurant management team and offered up a solution to avoid a failure to communicate. The solution is to have weekly managers [...]

The Solution to Miscommunication in Restaurants

Communication in restaurants is key to getting anything done, from cleaning to profitability. The big communication challenge in restaurant management is making sure you get your message across [...]

“Let’s Go Somewhere Else. They Don’t Have…”

Restaurant owners work hard every day to meet the needs of their diverse restaurant guests and their range of tastes, but they often miss the one or two things they’re not doing that cost [...]

Dont Let Your Now Become Your Future

Whatever your circumstances are, you and you alone are responsible for changing them. You’re not a victim. Solutions exist: read, attend seminars, diet, implement systems. Know that change [...]

Owning It Doesn’t Mean You Can Lead It

By David Scott Peters I recently talked to a franchise owner of a fast-food chain, and he asked me, “So, what do you think is a restaurant’s greatest challenge to being successful?” I say the [...]