3-Strikes Approach to Managing Restaurant Employees

Managing restaurant employees is one of the biggest complaints I hear from restaurant owners (and managers!). Are you like them and tired of walking into your restaurant and wondering how [...]

Why Company Culture Matters

Company culture matters. Why? Company culture has a pretty big role in determining your success. If you want to make money like the chain restaurants make, then our systems are necessary. But the [...]

Basic COGS Calculation

Have you ever wondered what the actual cost of goods sold calculation is for your restaurant? It may be the most important calculation you make in your restaurant. Read further or watch the video [...]

Stop Your Bartenders from Stealing

If you’ve ever wondered how to stop your bartenders from stealing, your answers are in this post. If you don’t think your bartenders are stealing, you definitely need to read this [...]

Top 3 Tips for How to Run a Restaurant

Are you looking for that recipe for success for how to run a restaurant? Here are the top 3 tips for not only how to run a restaurant, but how to run a profitable and fun restaurant. No. 1 Tip [...]

How to Set Restaurant Menu Prices

Have you ever wondered how to set restaurant menu prices? Have you ever heard the “three-time markup” or average recommendations? I go nuts when I hear those kinds of blanket [...]

Why Successful Restaurant Owners Never Accept “I Can’t”

Something universal about successful restaurant owners is they never say or accept someone saying to them, “I can’t!” Successful restaurant owners recognize that when someone says, “I can’t,” [...]

Why Online Review Management Is Crucial for Restaurant Success

Let’s start with a basic assumption: consumers read Google reviews when choosing a new restaurant making online review management crucial for your restaurant’s success. Let’s say a consumer [...]

7 Steps to Effective Restaurant Manager Meetings

Do you have restaurant manager meetings? I’m not talking about the passing-in-the-hall quick conversations, but actual sit-down meetings where you focus on moving the business forward? If you are [...]

Top 3 Ways to Cut Labor Cost

If you’re looking for ways to cut labor cost, you’re not alone. Labor is a major area where restaurants can bleed profitability. Why? When the clock goes tick, you owe! For your food [...]

5 Ways Restaurant Software Cuts Food Cost

I want to tell you that restaurant software cuts food cost. If you use a comprehensive restaurant management software, you can cut food cost dramatically. Watch this video to learn five ways [...]

Ideas to Grow Restaurant Sales

From booking more catering to building repeat business, it takes more than just one thing to grow restaurant sales. You have to do a lot of little things to get them to add up to some measurable [...]

Restaurant Prime Cost Calculation

What is the restaurant prime cost calculation? What numbers go into the prime cost calculation? Watch this video for an easy breakdown this number, which I call the most important number in your [...]

Best Restaurant Software Solution

What is the best restaurant software solution? Why do you need restaurant management software? How do you choose the best software for your restaurant? Do you need multiple restaurant software [...]

One Simple Restaurant Ordering and Receiving System to Save Money

There’s a place in your restaurant where you’re losing thousands of dollars… your back door. Your back door is where you do a very important segment of your business – it’s where you order and [...]