Restaurant Owner Tips

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02 Jun: Can Your Eatery Use Less Energy? Tips for Cutting Operating Costs

Restaurant bottom lines…they are a subject that all restaurant management and operations professionals are obsessed with because it is the bottom line that shows how well you are doing your job. Every decision that the restaurant management and operations professional makes has an impact on the profitability of the establishment or chain of eateries. There is a seemingly endless list of issues that could affect that figure, including staffing expenses, materials and inventory, premises rental or mortgage, property upkeep (inside and out), and more. One area where many restaurants struggle to keep costs in check is where their energy is…

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20 May: Surcharges or Tips? Restaurant Experts Weigh In

Tipping is a long practiced behavior with most restaurant, bar and dining patrons. Whether it is the mug for change at the local coffee place or the tip you add to your five-course meal at a famous eatery, it is an expected part of dining out. Yet, those who work in restaurant management and operations know that there has been a lot of grumbling lately about the issue of tips. Specifically, the discussions focus around the use of surcharges rather than tips. Let’s see what experts say… Tipping Explained For a long time, restaurant owners, patrons and workers have discussed…

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14 Apr: Most Important Things to Know About Restaurant Management

Proper restaurant management is far more than just making out the schedule for your workers. While the day-to-day tasks are certainly important as part of management, and they should never be ignored or put on the back burner. However, for restaurant management to be truly effective, it needs to encompass many other elements. The following, which includes some of those daily tasks, as well as bigger picture elements, are some of the most important things the restaurant owner and management staff should keep in mind. It can help them to run a more successful business. Making Your Customers Happy Is…

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05 Apr: Tips to Help Increase Your Restaurant Sales

The goal of any business is to increase sales, but it can sometimes feel as though your restaurant business is stagnating. You might not be losing sales, but you aren’t doing anything to get ahead, either. It is time to work on some different tactics and strategies that can help you improve your profits and surge ahead of the competition. Fortunately, many of these tips are relatively easy to implement. The following tips have the potential to help you increase your sales. Learning to Upsell The upsell has been an important part of the restaurant business, and any business for…