In life many things can change your mind in a second. What we choose to follow or support can come down to the simplest detail or turn of phrase. Over the years I have realized, it is the genuine, and allow me to be blunt, not the pull the wool game any slick talking manager with other true skills can get over with. I am speaking of the god given traits of you. It is said by many a Restaurant Manager. I don’t care if…Continue
Added by Anthony Boyd on April 25, 2014 at 12:08am — No Comments
A: The difference maker is to have a restaurant management system. What this means is that you have set rules for every aspect of running your restaurant. You take out guessing and trial and error. And this applies to any concept. You could switch from fine dining to family style easily if you follow the system. Think of it this way, the chains aren’t making the best food in their niche, they just have systems for every aspects of the restaurant.
Your system should cover:
Added by Christopher Wells on April 29, 2014 at 12:05pm — No Comments
Almost every day there is something in the news about the price of something going up. Beef, pork, dairy, and coffee are all going up. As a restaurant owner, what is your strategy to handling these increases?
Some chains will be raising prices, others will not. What will work for you? Put yourself in the…Continue
Added by Joe Welsh on May 6, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments
We here at Avero are fortunate to serve as a partner and mentor to over 5,000 restaurants across the globe. So we thought why keep our industry knowledge behind closed doors?! We’re beginning a series of blogs that will help restaurateurs increase efficiency, save time, and make more money! These Avero tips & tricks into the industry can help restaurant operators determine best practices and be more successful in the long run.
Our first post…Continue
Added by Ally Welsh on May 14, 2014 at 9:03am — No Comments
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Your stomach virus has probably run its course and you’re feeling kind of hungry. Are you…Continue
Added by Cess Padilla on April 15, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments
Yes, everyone's "favorite" operators made their return recently to Gordon Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares after last year's shocking episode turned into the worst possible viral publicity for the restaurant.
It's been a rough year or so for the Bouzaglos - their Yelp and social media pages were all inundated with negative reviews and complaints following the airing…Continue
Added by FohBoh on March 17, 2014 at 9:36am — No Comments
We only have one stab at making a good, lasting impression for our customers. It’s either you make or break it—and it certainly rings true for any brand as much as it does for people. If a customer goes through something awful during their first visit at your restaurant, then people…Continue
Added by Cess Padilla on February 26, 2014 at 6:28am — No Comments
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Feeling ok about reversing a "good" decision.
It's all a roll of the dice isn't it. There are no absolutes in life or in business, so why do we languish about decisions made or become indecisive when the time comes…
Added by Michael L. Atkinson on January 9, 2014 at 1:47pm — No Comments
Just wondering how many restaurants understand the power of OpenMenu.
OpenMenu is a free service that allows a restaurant to enter your menu in a space that integrates with your existing website as well as your Facebook page.…Continue
Added by Mark Moreno on November 14, 2013 at 8:39am — No Comments
No one is perfect. And, when it comes to restaurant social media, the same is true. While perfection isn't necessarily the goal (you'll never get there, and neither will I!), there are certainly some mistakes that can and should be avoided. …Continue
Added by Matt White on July 30, 2013 at 8:42am — No Comments
Like any human, managers make the occasional mistake. Some mistakes are easily fixed, while others have lasting consequences. Mistakes that kill employee productivity are especially costly, both to the team and to the organization as a whole.
Many productivity-killing mistakes are made in good faith; managers believe that their team really does have things “figured out” or that they’ve judged a situation correctly. That’s why it’s so important for hospitality managers to…Continue
Added by Robert Krzak on July 30, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
Ever dined with monkeys? Ever eat 13 feet underwater?
Restaurant owners: find some of the worlds strangest here:
Brought to you by Liberty Capital Group, Via Fox Business News…Continue
Added by Jules Dalsey on July 24, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
As we enter into late summer, chefs and restaurant owners are starting to plan and create their fall menus to entice and delight customers.
Fall is an ideal time to celebrate the bountiful harvests of the season, which brings with it an abundance of hearty vegetables, such as squashes and gourds, potatoes, and parsnips, as well as delicious and sweet fruits like apples, pomegranates and pears.
And as temperatures cool down, the fall season is also a time when Chefs can put fun,…Continue
Added by Barry Chandler on July 23, 2013 at 12:50pm — No Comments
We do something similar at our church each year around Christmastime, called "You've Been Gifted," where the idea is to do random acts of kindness for others to share a little example of why we celebrate Christmas.
What I love about the "Chick-fil-A Drive Thru Difference" is the fact that it's not tied…Continue
Added by Matt White on July 17, 2013 at 8:25am — No Comments
While it may be tempting to offer your customers a large selection of menu items, it is actually far more profitable for your business to limit your menu. Read on for insight into why less is more when it comes to menus.Continue
Added by Ian Said on July 15, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments
Everyone's least favorite online review site is adding food delivery service in an effort to try and keep businesses onboard:
Will it work? Will it help Yelp turn around its, how do I say this diplomatically, "less than ideal" image in…Continue
When it comes to staffing key positions in any company, finding great people is only half the battle –keeping them is the other half. To increase retention rates, cultivate managers with solid skills, experience, and the personal traits necessary to thrive within your company’s culture.
Five ways to improve talent management and increase retention include:
Added by Robert Krzak on July 9, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments