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Before Fire Prevention Week – Is Your Restaurant Safe? | modern restaurant management

Following the Great Chicago Fire that killed 250 people in 1871, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed an annual week in October as Fire Prevention Week, now the longest-running celebration of public health and safety on record. Society Insurance has worked alongside restaurateurs for over a century, seeing firsthand the devastating effects a fire can have on […]

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Top 5 Technologies Used To Create A Robust Solution For Catering Businesses

Mobile app development has taken the whole world by storm, don’t you think? Today, every successful entrepreneur has a feature-rich mobile application; it helps them promote their business, reach more customers, interact with them and keep their brand in the current trend. All the app stores are inundated with billions of apps that users can […]

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Can I reduce costs without customers noticing? | modern restaurant management

This edition of MRM’s “Ask the Expert” features advice from Buyers Edge Platform. Please direct questions to Barbara Castiglia, Editor-in-Chief of Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine, at [email protected] Q: How can I reduce costs without customers noticing while maintaining a high level of value? A: Restaurants are notorious for their razor-thin profit margins and these […]

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From a spark to a flame | modern restaurant management

Clay Murphy has always been bold. You can hear it in the way he talks these days – proud and declarative and maybe even a little brash – and that confidence was definitely a trait he had already acquired by the time he hit his twenties. So maybe it wasn’t so shocking that one day […]

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The second time is the charm | modern restaurant management

Second-generation dining spaces are an increasingly popular and attractive option for landlords and tenants. The restaurant business is not for the faint of heart. It’s no secret that setting up a new restaurant is a tall order, with a high entry bar that includes formidable logistical and financial hurdles. From site selection to building a […]

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Outside the Four Walls: A Sudden Change in Behavior | modern restaurant management

In February 2020, the restaurant industry was on a long, slow march towards digital sales growth. As a percentage of overall sales, digital averaged about five percent. Some leaders, including brands like Wingstop, Chipotle, Starbucks and others, following early investments in digital customer experience, were already seeing well above average digital sales numbers and were […]

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The American Dream: Chris Pappas builds on his family’s success in the restaurant business | Northwest Indiana Business Titles

Chris Pappas is Chef / Owner of the Meraki Hospitality Group. Chris Pappas is Chef / Owner of the Meraki Hospitality Group. Chris Pappas is Chef / Owner of the Meraki Hospitality Group. Chris Pappas is Chef / Owner of the Meraki Hospitality Group. Deborah Laverty in Business Correspondent Chris Pappas credits his father, a […]

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Nashik: Foodservice business picks up steam as customers exit | Nashik News

NASHIK: Business in restaurants, which are operating at 50% capacity, has picked up even as specialty restaurants lack qualified staff, as some of them have not yet returned due to the threat of third wave of the pandemic. “Since restaurants were allowed to operate until 10pm, business has picked up with more people now choosing […]

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Key Disruptions Rocking Restaurant Franchise Space | modern restaurant management

Like virtually all businesses in the post-pandemic era, those operating in the restaurant, cafe, food truck or any other type of F&B franchise space are experiencing a wave of major change, as is the franchise business in general. Accelerated and high technology adoption; consumer demand for more efficient and on-demand service; and employee calls for […]

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Vaccination Card Requirement Takes a Big Hit in British Columbia’s Restaurant Industry | News

Business in restaurants and pubs in British Columbia has declined dramatically since the introduction of the immunization card, according to an industry group. “We hear that the number of customers is down 20-30%,” said Ian Tostenson, president of the BC Restaurant and Foodservice Association Thursday. “It’s worrying, but we’re hoping things will normalize and bounce […]

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Proven Process for Turning Struggling Restaurant Construction Projects | modern restaurant management

Construction projects always start with success in mind. Of course, owners and developers often have large sums of money at stake and are focused on maximizing investment, especially in the hospitality and leisure industry. Yet, too often, projects are delayed, bogged down or come to an abrupt halt for unpredictable reasons. Recently, the pandemic has […]

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The pandemic has hit the restaurant industry hard. This creates an opportunity for some immigrant women in Denver

“I love cumin (but) the secret ingredient is love,” she says. “Love with a little passion.” Hernandez’s mother taught him how to prepare traditional dishes from his native Mexico at a young age. These courses sparked her interest in the culinary arts, which led her to pursue studies in gastronomy. Now, as the owner of […]

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Personalization is King – How to juggle between personalization and efficiency | modern restaurant management

Each person has their own likes, dislikes and preferences when it comes to food. And, with so many people following a wide range of dietary restrictions and lifestyles, many restaurants have started trying to offer “make your own” options to a growing market. According to Technavio, innovation and personalization are the main growth drivers for […]

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How profitable is catering in India

Introducing a catering business in India is an interesting prospect. However, this is not an easy business as there are all kinds of restaurants one can enter depending on the type of menu, preparation procedures and prices. There are multicultural, fast food, simple casual, casual, gourmet, quick service, family, barbecue, cafe, restaurant, cooktop, etc., to […]

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How Restaurants Should Respond to Bad Reviews | modern restaurant management

Online reviews have a lot of influence on restaurants today. Most customers check reviews before heading in for their first meal. That’s why it can be nerve-wracking to receive a few bad reviews. Luckily, having a few bad reviews isn’t the end of the world. However, you cannot ignore them. A GatherUp survey found that […]

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Swiggy and Zomato will pay GST on catering service provided through them: FM

The almighty GST Council on Friday decided to impose a tax on food delivery platforms such as Swiggy and Zomato, while extending preferential tax rates on certain COVID-19 drugs by three months until December 31, said Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. The council, which includes Sitharaman and his state counterparts, decided to continue to exclude […]

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Advantages and disadvantages of contactless payment methods in restaurants | modern restaurant management

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was essential to reduce frequent touchpoints in physical stores, including restaurants, bars and cafes. In bathrooms, it is increasingly common to see paper towel dispensers, hand soaps and touchless air dryers. Another contactless feature that many restaurants are adding to their operations is payment methods. More and more alternatives […]

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The income statement: the key to success | modern restaurant management

It has been said that catering is a penny business. I believe that’s true, and there’s never been a more important time to track every penny that comes into your operation. I can quickly read an income statement and, without even seeing your transaction, I can tell you if someone is stealing money; someone gives […]

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MarginEdge, a restaurant management software company, raises $18 million – TechCrunch

MarginEdge announced Monday that it has raised $18 million in Series B funding to give restaurant owners a real-time view of their costs. Co-founder and CEO Bo Davis founded the company with Roy Phillips and Brian Mills in 2015. Both Davis and Phillips are restaurant industry veterans: Davis was previously the founder of the sushi […]

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Looking to increase traffic to your restaurant? Try holograms | modern restaurant management

Rarely has there been a tougher time for restaurants than last year. Combining a shortage of customers and employees as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic with the continued stream of health code restrictions, restaurants are struggling to drive traffic and relevance within respective customer bases. Simply put, now that America is finally able to […]

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Sales Compositions: Analysis of Food Costs and Prices | modern restaurant management

Below is an excerpt from The Business Side of Restaurants: How Intelligent Restaurant Business Entrepreneurs & Investors Can Lead, Win and Make More Money in Life by Clifford K. Bramble. Each item sold within a company contributes to the item sales product line. The goal is to make sure they all work in unison to […]

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At Fanny’s, the Academy Museum’s restaurant, service could be the star

Some of Los Angeles’ most famous Hollywood haunts have gone silent, but the brains of Fanny’s restaurant at the new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures strive to ensure that visitors will always feel the traces of those distant times. The museum is about to unveil its vast restaurant, bar and ready-made meal counter when the […]

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How can I avoid overlapping contracts and excessive prices? | modern restaurant management

This edition of MRM’s “Ask the Expert” features advice from Buyers Edge Platform. Please direct questions to Barbara Castiglia, Editor-in-Chief of Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine, at [email protected] Q: How can I avoid overlapping contracts and excessive prices? A: Overlapping contracts and pricing have a big impact on restaurateurs and their businesses, especially for those […]

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Restaurant hiring in today’s reality | modern restaurant management

Every restaurant owner, operator, and manager is currently wondering: how do you hire restaurant workers in today’s job market? It’s increasingly difficult to recruit, attract, hire and retain employees, but some information can help you navigate a difficult work landscape. The labor shortage in restaurants The restaurant industry is busy again, with full indoor capacity […]

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Radio personality DJKY on the restaurant business and why Cleveland is cool

Radio personality DJKY started his DJ career at age 17 when he was still a high school student known as Kyler Smith. He was soon throwing parties for thousands of high school students. From the start, DJKY was organizing his events using new techniques that were new to his hometown of Cleveland. As a 21-year-old […]

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Using location-based advertising with SMS marketing | modern restaurant management

Companies have long looked for ways to optimize communications to specifically target people near advertisements. That’s why marketers will spend up to $38.7 billion on location-based marketing in 2022. Eighty-four percent are already using this type of marketing because it works. Consider the following: Data shows that 83% of marketers believe their campaigns are more […]

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Helpful Ways to Improve the Operation of Your Restaurant Business

To be successful in your restaurant, you need to make sure that all operations are streamlined When it comes to restaurants, day-to-day operations are what keep it in good working order. With the pandemic that has taken place, all restaurateurs are now more open to new business models and are streamlining their operations to be […]

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A reformulated taste of Colorado amid the evolution of downtown dining – CBS Denver

DENVER (CBS4) – A Taste of Colorado is back after a year-long hiatus due to the pandemic. It’s reworded and moved, but should still attract a crowd. (credit: CBS) “We decided to bring it all to the heart of downtown, showcase our local businesses,” said Sharon Alton, senior vice president of downtown experiences for the […]

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Five reasons restaurants are upgrading their technology in 2021 | modern restaurant management

After the roller coaster of the last year and a half, the restaurant industry is moving forward with upgrades it has postponed due to the disruption created by COVID-19. Industry trends in 2019 toward improved tech stacks, better reporting, and streamlined operations can’t wait any longer, and restaurants are once again finding the budget to […]

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5 Social Media Marketing Strategies For Your Restaurant Business

Bernadine Racoma, Content Manager at WorkSmartr.com, examines how restaurant businesses can harness the power of social media. A knowledgeable restaurateur will invest effort and resources to build a strong social media presence for the brand. Guests are online and will most likely be talking about your food and service. It is impossible these days for […]