Freshly Picked, February 23, 2021

Alerts & What’s Trending Dining and Entertainment: Where Do We Go From Here? Prepackaged Meals Could be the Jolt Your Restaurant Needs Opening a Ghost Kitchen? Know the Laws That Will Impact Your Business California Legislators Propose $9.6 Billion In State COVID-19 Relief, Including Grants For Restaurants Takeout Ruled In 2020, And It’s Likely To… Continued

Freshly Picked, February 16, 2021

Alerts & What’s Trending Acceleration to Digital: Why Technology is Crucial for Restaurants in 2021 What Operators Need to Know About Their Master Distribution Agreement Buyers Edge Platform Expands GPO Reach with Acquisition of RestaurantLink Restaurant Spending is Up, But Recovery is Still Far Away Judge Rules That Boston CafĂ© Cannot Be Forced To Pay… Continued

What Operators Need to Know About Their Master Distribution Agreement

A food and beverage procurement strategy usually centers around a Master Distribution Agreement (MDA). These contracts are central to managing costs and quality and enable the operator to focus on running the restaurant rather than tracking price fluctuations and bidding products. What Is a Master Distribution Agreement? As a one-stop-shop for restaurants, broadline distributors offer… Continued

Freshly Picked, February 9, 2021

Alerts & What’s Trending U.S. Senate Kills The $15 Minimum Wage, For Now The Risk of Spending Marketing Dollars Without Measuring the Return on Investment Restaurant Sales Projected To Climb 10.2% In 2021, But Not Enough To Recover From Devastation Of COVID-19, National Restaurant Association Says How The Pandemic Impacted Restaurants’ Spending How Will Restaurants… Continued

Freshly Picked, February 2, 2021

Alerts & What’s Trending New York City Extends Its Restaurant Week For The Whole Month Yelp: Restaurants and Food Businesses Show Resiliency This Egg Helps Explain the Growth of Plant-Based Foods in the US Lent Brings The Season Of Seafood To The Table Navigating the Restaurant Supply Chain When You Reopen for Indoor Dining Produce… Continued

Navigating the Restaurant Supply Chain When You Reopen for Indoor Dining

One of the most important things to ensuring your business is successful when you open your doors for indoor dining again is the navigation of the restaurant supply chain during and after the pandemic. As restaurants look towards patrons eating inside their operations again, many operators are balancing new sanitation guidelines with limited available inventory.… Continued

Freshly Picked, January 26, 2021

Alerts & What’s Trending States, Cities Ease Restaurant Restrictions Are You at Risk of Losing Your VIP Customers? The Restaurant of the Future 6.0: Differentiation for a Brighter 2021 Staying In Is Here to Stay. What Does that Mean for Restaurant Loyalty Programs? Is Your Restaurant Brand Prepared for Private Equity? Produce The tomato markets… Continued

Freshly Picked, January 19, 2021

Alerts & What’s Trending New Restaurant Concepts Coming in 2021 Life After Coronavirus: 4 Ways Restaurants Can Prepare President-elect Joe Biden Unveils $20 Billion National Vaccine Distribution Plan Did Service Kill Hospitality In The Restaurant Industry? National Restaurant Association Reveals Top Trends Impacting Menus Produce The Idaho potato markets continue to track well below the… Continued

Freshly Picked, January 12, 2021

Alerts & What’s Trending Everything Restaurants Need to Know About the $284 Billion PPP Program Restaurant Industry Cut 372,000 Jobs in December 23 Restaurant Leaders on What Brings Them Hope The Top 5 Restaurant Menu Trends for 2021 See Coronavirus Restrictions and Mask Mandates for All 50 States Produce The tomato markets remain elevated. Florida… 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