When Things Don’t Go as Planned in the Restaurant Business

As an entrepreneur, I understand the challenge when things don’t go as planned in the restaurant business. More often than not, every day doesn’t go how you plan it all the time. In fact, [...]

How to Track Restaurant Sales Correctly

There is a right way to track restaurant sales to ensure you are accurately calculating your restaurant prime cost, which is your guiding number for profitability. Just in case you’re new to the [...]

Use this Number to Calculate Prime Cost Correctly

In this article, I covered the difference between gross and net sales and why the distinction is so important, which is to ensure you calculate your restaurant’s prime cost correctly. Your [...]

The Single Most Telling Piece of Restaurant Equipment

Almost nothing gets me more jazzed than conducting a walkthrough in a restaurant. I look forward to Member consults and meetings with our Mastermind group of restaurant owners because I know I’ll [...]

Signs It Is Time to Replace Restaurant Furniture

You may not realize it, but your furniture can say a lot about your restaurant: what type of food you serve, your culture, your price levels, and your level of service.  Likewise, having [...]

Why Restaurants Need a Budget

Do you ever wonder why restaurants need a budget? Do you run your restaurant based on your gut? You can’t do it anymore – the risk is just too great. Watch this video to learn why [...]