Freshly Picked, August 3, 2021

Alerts & What’s Trending No Vax, No Service: Here’s Where Bars And Restaurants Across U.S. Are Requiring Proof Of Vaccination Localized Marketing for Restaurants: Best Practices and Best Results Are Restaurants Ready for the Federal Minimum Wage Increase? Attracting and Retaining Restaurant Employees in a Labor Shortage Save Staff Time and Keep Guests Safe with… Continued

Freshly Picked, July 27, 2021

Alerts & What’s Trending How Clean Data Can Improve Your Restaurant Operation Secure Safer Off-Premise Dining Why Restaurants are Abandoning Conventional Service Models Restaurant Sales Rebound to Pre-Pandemic Levels while Service Remains Elusive Vaccine Proof To Be Required At 500 San Francisco Bars Produce Large issues persist in all parts of the industry, including a… Continued

Freshly Picked, July 20, 2021

Alerts & What’s Trending How Restaurant Owners Can Encourage People to Apply for Jobs The Technology Solution To Your Inventory Troubles Restaurant Sales Recover, But The Industry Is A Lot Different Now As the World Reopens, Diners Search for Restaurants With the Best Views How to Invest for the Future When Profits are Down Produce… Continued

Securing Good Hygiene in Every Area of Your Operation

In partnership with Essity Whether you offer takeout, delivery, or drive thru, securing good hygiene at every stage from kitchen to customer is now more important than ever. In fact, a recent survey from Essity found 60% of consumers have higher expectations of restaurant hygiene1. With the right tips and solutions, you can implement best… Continued

Reduce Food Costs and Increase Orders with Potatoes

Foodservice operators are looking for quick cost-effective solutions to support takeout and delivery and reduce food costs. Potatoes are versatile and can be used in many ways. They can complement breakfast, lunch and dinner menus and keep customers coming back for more. No matter if your customers are meat eaters or plant-based only, the potato… Continued

Anonymous Objections to GPO’s

Not only is the purpose of a Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) to provide operators with access to pre-negotiated contracts designed to save them time and money, but also to streamline operations and optimize sourcing strategies. Too good to be true? It’s true! We hear objections and questions about GPOs all the time and love to… Continued

Solutions for Restaurant Disposables

It’s normally business in the front and party in the back when it comes to a haircut. But this isn’t a mullet and a pandemic is not a party we want to attend ever again. Nowadays, it’s more like business in the back-of-house while customers party at home. And the quality of your restaurant disposables… Continued

4 Ways Restaurants Can Reduce Costs in 2021

2020 will be known as the year restaurants lost unfathomable amounts of revenue. Even worse, many were forced to close permanently. It may be argued that restaurants that closed were running rather inefficient operations and were not focused on utilizing best practices on both the revenue and cost side in order to drive profitability. One… Continued

How to Maintain Labor Efficiency in Slower Months

Now, with restaurants experiencing an unprecedented slowdown and even shutdowns in the face of a virus that has been declared a pandemic, operators are wondering not only how to keep the doors open, but also how to protect their staff and keep them employed until the public returns. We couldn’t think of a better time… Continued

The Importance of Restaurants Assessing Master Distribution Agreements (MDAs) in Order to Reduce Costs and Improve Quality

Master Distribution Agreements are the cornerstone for most successful operations in the hospitality industry, at least in terms of optimum pricing and maintaining a solid and reliable supply chain. For restaurants, they provide a strategic and steady cost-saving agreement with their main broadline distributor. Or, at least, that’s what they are designed to do. Once… Continued