Most of us are familiar with the 80/20 rule, or the Pareto Effect, as it is most commonly known. The 80/20 rule has been represented in business discussion as 80 percent of production comes from 20 percent of the producers for many years. More broadly the 80/20 rule has been applied to every imaginable situation in business with amazing accuracy. Reading this complex information is fairly heady stuff, not known for light content, however a little struggling makes it more understandable.… Continue
Added by Mark Frank on December 2, 2008 at 1:53pm —
Now that it's officially official that we're in a recession, food service companies have even more reason to cut costs as the country collectively tightens its belts for the economic downturn.
One of the easiest ways to save money is to reduce waste. In times like these, you need to maximize yield
on every food item in your refrigerator. Of course, that instantly puts aerosol whipped topping at a disadvantage. In… Continue
Added by OnTop(r) on December 2, 2008 at 12:26pm —
What does your company offer for Employee Meal Benefits (employees dining as guests, not during / following a shift)? Has your organization cut these benefits in response to the current economic conditions? Thank you!
Added by Kat Hoffman on December 2, 2008 at 11:00am —
I am the President of IndyDining
, a web community designed to provide consumers with tools to find new restaurants and help restaurants attract those customers. It began as a service to cater to Indianapolis residents and visitors, while driving traffic to restaurants whose attendance may have been staggering due to the current shape of the economy. Recent press coverage, however, has sparked a substantial amount of interest in expanding all that… Continue
Added by Jeremy Clarke on December 2, 2008 at 10:36am —
Attached is a powerpoint I used recently at a CO-OP meeting I had with my franchisees and managment team. It helped me shed a little light at the end of the tunnel and that cutting costs on marketing which seems to be a natural defense given the current… Continue
Added by Scott on December 1, 2008 at 10:21pm —
What are restaurants doing to increase sales and drive traffic in this difficult economy? Is anyone using mobile marketing programs (mobile coupons, etc.)? Has anyone had success on the mobile front?
Added by Matt Armstead on December 1, 2008 at 8:57pm —
Find any business professional’s email address using Social Media and Google.
Are you looking for the contact information of the person who makes or influence the hiring decision but keep getting pushed to a link to fill out an online application?
Here is a tip on how to find the right person and get their email.
First search the Social Media sites you’re on entering in the company’s name as a keyword in the search. Browse through the members to find the person… Continue
Added by Amanda Hite on December 1, 2008 at 7:45pm —
It's been your dream for years, and now you plan to make it a reality: your first restaurant. Now what do you do?
Fans of the Food Network may remember David Adjey from his appearance on a 2008 episode of “Iron Chef America” when he competed against Iron Chef Michael Symon, resulting in a rare tie between the two chefs. He is also known in Canada for his appearances in “Restaurant Makeover”.
David Adjey’s Restaurant 101, his newest… Continue
Added by Heidi Burbela on December 1, 2008 at 12:15pm —