How to Find Good Restaurant Managers

How would you like to stop the revolving door of managers in your restaurant and finally unlock the solution to finding good managers? Watch this video to learn how to find good restaurant [...]

7 Steps to Successful Restaurant Manager Meetings

Successful restaurant manager meetings are key to productive communication. Sit-down manager meetings focus on moving the business forward and are a must to facilitate communication and move your [...]

5 Steps to Successfully Delegate in Your Restaurant

To successfully delegate is a skill most people have to learn. And learning it is going to save you. Take a moment and look at your to-do list. Do you see a list that seems to be growing instead [...]

Your Responsibility as a Restaurant Owner

What is your responsibility as a restaurant owner? You have a responsibility to yourself, your family, your community and your employees to run a profitable restaurant. So many independent [...]

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 [...]

What Is Your Restaurant’s Ideal Prime Cost Makeup

I bet you’ve heard that a typical restaurant makes a nickel to 8 cents on every dollar they bring in. I bet you’ve heard about the study Ohio State University did more than a decade ago where [...]

Tips for Using a Restaurant Budget

Most all independent restaurant owners use their “gut” to budget their restaurants instead of the real numbers. I’m here to tell you that it’s not enough. Your restaurant budget is a guide to [...]

5 Myths About Running Your Own Restaurant

Be it a fine-dining experience, or a quaint coffee shop, opening and running your own restaurant is a dream for many. Whether you’re fresh out of college, full of drive and passion, or you’ve [...]

How To Manage Kids In A Not-So-Kid-Friendly Restaurant

Kids can be a challenge to manage when you do not have an environment that suits their needs, such as restaurants with a laid-back and quiet atmosphere. Even if you only have children come in on [...]

7 Strategies on How to Handle Negative Reviews That You Can Start Doing Now

Bad news always travels fast and with access to a large variety of online rating sites, dealing with poor reviews can be difficult. However, negative reviews should always be seen as [...]

4 Steps to a Clean Restaurant that Stays Clean

No matter what kind of restaurant you run, your job is to provide great food with wow customer service in a clean restaurant, which is a matter of safety for your employees and guests alike. Hot [...]

Top 4 Ways to Use a Restaurant Manager Log

A restaurant manager log is a useful tool to improve communication in your restaurant and to better hold your management team accountable. The improved communication that results from the manager [...]

Top 5 Misuses of a Restaurant Manager Log

One of the greatest challenges with a manager log of any form is the misuse of this very important legal document. Here are some of the most common misuses: The Bitch Session! Often managers feel [...]

Why Restaurant Manager Logs Are So Important

There is one simple tool that can have a great impact on your business. It’s so simple, that sometimes people take it for granted or don’t even use it. That tool is the manager log. While the [...]