A Restaurant Owner’s Job Is to be a Leader

To be successful in the restaurant business takes strong leadership. And the reality is restaurant leadership doesn’t come naturally to everyone. In this post I reviewed why a restaurant [...]

A Restaurant Owner’s Job Includes Budgets

I am a broken record at times, repeating the same messages over and over again. I know it! Certain messages are that damn important. I teach that the two most important systems any restaurant [...]

Why You Have to Give Up Control in Your Restaurant to Get Control

As coaches and consultants, we often run into a large roadblock. This roadblock can often stop the process of implementing systems, stall the process of making more money and often derail the [...]

Why the Vision for Your Business Is Key to Its Success

What was your dream when you opened your restaurant? Did you have a clear vision? Are you where you thought you would be? How about now? Do you know where your company is headed today? What [...]

How to Make Negative Discussions Positive

By Fred Langley When issues come up in your restaurant, your first instinct might be to find someone to yell at. But although that might make you feel better in the short run, it’s not [...]

The Importance of a Budget

Have you ever said this? “I don’t need a restaurant budget. I know my numbers.” You certainly aren’t the first restaurant owner to say it. And for some reason “budget” is a bad [...]

How to Define Chef in Your Restaurant

I believe the term/title chef means “manager” when used in a restaurant or hotel setting. I believe that the title/term chef is a combination of those two definitions. That definition might look [...]