All Discussions Tagged 'operations' (10)

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Non-Operator

Restaurant Consultants

I am looking for people to refer to for two projects: one for an operations consultant in the Bay Area, and a culinary consultant in the DC…

Started by Alyson Mar, RD

1 Mar 31, 2012
Reply by Mark Moeller

Old School Management Tactics: Bottom Line Awareness

Last night, enjoying a great summer weather evening on the deck in New Hampshire watching fireflies, my old friend Bill Bridgmon and I disc…

Started by Jeffrey J Kingman

0 Jul 20, 2011

Loyalty Program Configuriation

Hi everyone! I'm working on pricing for a loyalty program and would like your feedback on hypothetical pricing situations.   Would you pref…

Started by Lilly Benavides

1 Jun 7, 2011
Reply by Matthew Xuereb

Let me know what's on your mind regarding PCI compliance

A lot of restaurant owners have expressed concern about the complexity of PCI compliance. SecureConnect is here to answer questions, educat…

Started by SecureConnect

0 Dec 16, 2009

Non-Operator

What are you doing for Earth Day?

Earth day is becoming a larger and larger phenomenon every year. 2009 marks the 40th anniversary and by far the largest push thus far for a…

Started by FohBoh

12 Apr 25, 2009
Reply by Figueiredo

Non-Operator

Pilot Light Poll

I was chatting with a restauranteur other other day about pilot lights and leaving the exhaust hood on all night, so I want to take an unsc…

Started by Paul Kuck

7 Apr 9, 2009
Reply by Bryan

Your table is now Ready! Would you use your mobile phone instead of a pager?

You might not purchase something via your mobile phone or opt-in to receive offers/coupons, but would you be willing to use your mobile pho…

Started by Matt Armstead

1 Dec 4, 2008
Reply by Bretton Lammi

Wrongful Termination?

An employee has been extremely ill with medical records to show their illness. One time they had something to drink about 3 hours before co…

Started by Merrili Jones

2 Oct 30, 2008
Reply by Keith Bernhardt

When is it Worth Your Time?

Change is hard and generally people try to avoid making change because, well, it's hard. So, what does it take for you to make a change? Ho…

Started by Michael L. Atkinson

9 Aug 30, 2008
Reply by Doug Bond

Are third party auditing services helpful toward improving on operations?

Recently I worked with an operator who initially thought his operation was well under control. He experienced the usual employee turnover,…

Started by Food 4 Thought (Anthony Jackson)

2 Jan 30, 2008
Reply by Matt Urdan

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