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 [...]

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 [...]

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,” [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

A Plan to Reduce Restaurant Prime Cost 4-7 Percent

Year after year I speak literally all over the country, sometimes even internationally, teaching restaurant owners how to reduce restaurant prime cost. The crowds range from small groups of a [...]

Restaurant Spreadsheets Are Dead

Let me tell you why restaurant spreadsheets are part of the past in managing restaurants. I’m sure you can make some guesses based on your use of them. For example, are you tired of [...]

10 Ways to Control Food and Liquor Costs

Are you looking for ways to control food and liquor costs? If you’re like most restaurant owners you are. If you feel like your food cost is out of control and that your pour cost going up [...]

New Restaurant Employee Scheduling App

  New Restaurant Employee Scheduling App Puts Scheduling at Employees’ Fingertips (June 13, 2017 – Phoenix, Ariz.) A successful restaurant operation depends on reliable employees 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 [...]

How to Manage Food and Labor Costs in the Off Season

Do your restaurant food and labor costs go through the roof in the off season? Want to know how you can change that? Watch this video to learn how. If you own a restaurant that has any kind of [...]

Top 3 Changes to Lower Labor Costs

Labor is a major area where restaurants can bleed profitability. Why? When the clock goes tick, you owe! In comparison, for your food costs, if you buy too much food, as long as it’s not wasted, [...]

How to Set a Budget for Comps in Your Restaurant

  In the hospitality industry, comps happen on a routine basis. We see a regular at our bar and sometimes just buy them a drink to thank them for making our bar their home away from home. We [...]

Restaurant Managers Need a Strong Foundation

Restaurant managers have a difficult job. It can be 100 times harder when you don’t have the right tools and support in place to be successful at the job. There are hundreds of things to do on [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

How a Manager Checklist Makes Your Restaurant Better

If you have problems getting your managers to do the routine things you want done – the way you want them done – then you need to create a manager checklist. A manager checklist [...]

Top 3 Reasons to Use a Restaurant Manager Log

Have you ever tried to use a restaurant manager log? It is one of the simplest and most effective systems in a restaurant that is guaranteed to improve communication and hold your managers [...]