How to Stop Theft in Your Restaurant – A Miniseries – Part 3

As promised in this previous post, here are a few more examples of how your restaurant employees steal from you. I covered several other ways in my last post, too. You’ll be able to see that just [...]

How to Stop Theft in Your Restaurant – A Miniseries – Part 2

As we discussed in the first post in this series, people steal. And their theft is a reality of doing business. I promised in that post to tell you how we were going to stop theft in your [...]

5 Easy Menu Changes to Make More Money in the New Year

By David Scott Peters As you plan for the year ahead, there are many tools you can use to influence purchasing behavior of customers in your restaurant. Here are 5 easy things you can do to your [...]

Make Your Restaurant Fun and Profitable in the New Year

By David Scott Peters The end of a year often gives us opportunity to reflect on our successes and not-so-impressive moments from the past 12 months. Now is the time to take inventory and decide [...]

Restaurant Marketing Ideas – Part 2

By David Scott Peters Restaurant Tip of the Week Tell people what’s going on Put a fishbowl up front to collect business cards for a free lunch. Do a drawing for one winner a day for something [...]

Stop the Struggle in Your Restaurant

By David Scott Peters Make your restaurant fun and profitable again I teach independent restaurant owners how to use operational systems to be more efficient and to position themselves to compete [...]

How To Rock Your Restaurant Marketing Efforts

By Greg McGuire Guest Blogger A common misconception in the food service business is that booking live music takes more time and effort than it’s worth. The process of finding bands, paying them, [...]

Offer the Right Mix to Get the Most Customers for Your Restaurant

By David Scott Peters Restaurant Tip of the Week Don’t Lose Out on Customers Because Your Offerings Are Limited You know how Mexican restaurants always have the American hamburger on their menu? [...]

Great American Dine Out

By Jenny Brooks Get invovled in this great cause to end childhood hunger in America. Community involvement is essential for any business. Not only are you doing some good with your business [...]

What Sets Your Independent Restaurant Apart from the Others

Linda Peters-Getchell, writer for the restaurant expert team, shows what an independent taxi cab driver has to teach an independent restaurant owner about service and keeping customers coming [...]

Exploring Twitter for Restaurants – Idea No. 2

by Jenny Brooks In a post on April 23, I provided five ideas for restaurants to use Twitter. I promised to explore each of these a little deeper, so I’m going to expand on each of these over the [...]

Ways for Restaurants to Use Twitter

By Jenny Brooks In my last post here on Restaurant Expert David Scott Peters’ site, I discussed Twitter and its move toward mainstream communication methods. I promised I would follow up [...]

Less food for thought

By Jenny Brooks I’ve pointed out Nation’s Restaurant News’ Independent Thinking before, not only because they’re addressing the needs of the independent restaurant owner, [...]