Cut Food Cost with Two Easy Systems

How would you like to cut food cost with two easy steps? These two “clipboard systems”- EASY – stop mistakes coming out of your kitchen. They virtually eliminate theft in your [...]

Integrate Back Office Software to Maximize POS System

In this article (and video below), I explain why you should really integrate back office software to maximize a POS System. Let’s start with this: a POS system is a different thing than [...]

How Inventory Software Helps Lower Food Cost

Have you ever wondered how inventory software helps lower food cost? Taking inventory sucks! I get it. However, it doesn’t have to be a dreaded task and the benefits to your business are [...]

Busting Labor Cost Percentage Myth

In this monthly edition of the restaurant expert podcast, David is busting the labor cost percentage myth, which says every restaurant should use the exact same labor cost percentage. Click below [...]

Restaurant Expert Podcast

The monthly SMART Systems Insider v2.0 is also a PODCAST. Click below to listen to your new favorite restaurant expert podcast. In Episode 1 of SMART Systems Insider v2.0 : David Scott Peters, [...]

Two Restaurant Business Myths Busted

Has your gut instinct ever told you what your chef is telling you about food cost isn’t right? How about a general manager guessing what menu items should cost based on a formula? There are [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Make More Money in Restaurant Business

Are you asking yourself why you can’t seem to make more money in the restaurant business? Did you always want to run a restaurant and make great food to create great experiences and [...]

What to Look for in a Restaurant POS System

If you don’t have a modern restaurant POS system, it’s time to invest in one to streamline your operations and have access to all your important data. A good restaurant POS system [...]

Use Descending Dollar Report to Lower Food Cost

Want to reduce your food cost by 3-5% buying the same products you’re buying today? I’m going to show you how. In this video I explain which report to order from your distributor to [...]

How to Count Restaurant Inventory Correctly

How do you know for sure your restaurant inventory is being counted correctly without actually doing it yourself? First, let’s start with a refresher on your actual cost of goods sold [...]

Safeguard Your Restaurant’s Cash Flow

If you want to protect your restaurant’s cash flow, run a successful and profitable restaurant where guests come to enjoy a great meal and experience, and where your employees enjoy coming [...]