What You Need to Know About POS Integration

Point-of-sale (POS) integration remains a hot topic among restaurant owners, and for good reason. In its 2016 POS Software Trends Report, Hospitality Technology revealed that more than half of restaurants want to be integrated with their POS systems. Since then, the idea has only picked up steam. (more…)

Secondary Revenue Streams for Your Restaurant

If your restaurant has seen a steady decrease in foot traffic, you’re not alone. Slow sales and traffic were common for eateries in 2016, and according to The NPD Group, this could be an ongoing trend in the coming years. (more…)

4 Secrets to Curbing Employee Turnover

While it’s no secret that the restaurant industry has a high employee turnover rate, you may be surprised to learn just how much it can cost you as a restaurant owner. According to a recent report, the cost of staff turnover could be as high as $5,864 per employee. (more…)

3 Ways Giving to Your Community Can Impact Your Bottom Line

It’s not hard to make the case for community involvement and corporate philanthropy. Many restaurant owners are already on board – in fact, the average small business donates about 10 percent of its profits to charity. (more…)

Women in the Restaurant Industry: Gloria Monroy

The restaurant industry is full of inspiring women who work tirelessly to pave the way for equality both inside and outside the restaurant. Among those leaders is Gloria Monroy. (more…)

Women in the Restaurant Industry: Jane Zimbler & Sari Smith

According to the National Restaurant Association, 61 percent of adult women have worked in a restaurant at some point in their lives. Much of that experience has translated into management and ownership, making the restaurant industry one of the fastest-growing sectors for female leadership.  (more…)

Women in the Restaurant Industry: Colleen Loftus

From ownership to management, women have contributed toward the growth and diversity of the restaurant industry on many levels. About a third of women get their first job opportunity at a restaurant, and in many cases, these experiences help propel them into leadership positions. (more…)

Restaurant Management Techniques: Interview with Graeme Baxter, Potbelly

From hiring to menu design, restaurant managers have a lot on their plate. To help make the most of your time in the kitchen, we sat down with Potbelly Sandwich Shop manager Graeme Baxter to see how he keeps things running smoothly.

Too Many Items on Your Restaurant Menu? Here’s How to Focus Your Offerings

In some cases, restaurant menus can look like small novels. After all, the more options you have, the less likely it is for diners to take their business elsewhere. But while lengthy menus might work for some restaurants, customers can also be overwhelmed by too many choices. (more…)

4 Tips for Recruiting New Restaurant Staff

One of the many challenges restaurants face is recruiting and hiring new staff. After all, your staff is ultimately responsible for upholding customer service and preparing the best dishes possible. So how can you go about finding top talent – and getting them to join your team? (more…)