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5 Innovative Contactless Restaurant Design Ideas That Can Significantly Boost Your Profits

5 Innovative Contactless Restaurant Design Ideas That Can Significantly Boost Your Profits

If you’re thinking about boarding the contactless service train, here are creative tried-and-tested concepts that can help you configure yours. 

Refrigerated Prep Table 101: Finding The Best Model That Meets Your Every Need

Refrigerated Prep Table 101: Finding The Best Model That Meets Your Every Need

Refrigerated prep tables will always have a place in a commercial kitchen. Learn all about the basics, how to choose, and how to maintain and clean them.

Going Off-Premise: 5 Brilliant Ways To Substantially Increase Restaurant Sales Outside The Dining Room

Going Off-Premise: 5 Brilliant Ways To Substantially Increase Restaurant Sales Outside The Dining Room

Upgrading your online ordering system, being more accessible, leveling up curbside pickup, and other ways to reel in more off-premise sales.

How To Dig Into Your Food Inventory Data To Squeeze Out More Revenue

How To Dig Into Your Food Inventory Data To Squeeze Out More Revenue

This blog helps you figure out the right way on how to do inventory in a restaurant or bar to uncover the lapses and weak points in your process and ultimately help you mitigate costly errors that are hindering you from turning more profit.

Ghost Restaurant Basics: Your Biggest Questions Answered

Ghost Restaurant Basics: Your Biggest Questions Answered

If you are looking for ways to reinvigorate your operation, increase your bottom line, or simply learn more about this concept, this blog post will help you demystify the ghost restaurant.

How The Global Supply Chain Crisis Affects You And What You Can Do To Prepare

How The Global Supply Chain Crisis Affects You And What You Can Do To Prepare

Make sure you are able to get your hands on everything you need. Here are some of the things you should be ready for.

8 Ways To Optimize Your Restaurant’s Footprint For Maximum Profitability

8 Ways To Optimize Your Restaurant’s Footprint For Maximum Profitability

Perfecting the fundamentals, finding the right palette, paying attention to smaller details, and other ways to maximize a small restaurant space.

The Ultimate Outdoor Dining Checklist for 2021

The Ultimate Outdoor Dining Checklist for 2021

Outdoor dining is a great opportunity to boost sales and provide a unique experience. Learn all about the outdoor dining equipment and supplies with this guide.

5 Steps To Design An Exceptional Open Kitchen

5 Steps To Design An Exceptional Open Kitchen

 An open kitchen can elevate the dining experience by making food prep and cooking as much a focal point as the food itself. Is the open kitchen for you?

The Complete Catering Equipment Checklist for 2021

The Complete Catering Equipment Checklist for 2021

Make sure every event goes off without a hitch with our ultimate catering checklist. Learn the full set of catering equipment and supplies you need for success.

Top Food and Dining Trends: 5 Foolproof  Ways To Win Customers Over In 2021

Top Food and Dining Trends: 5 Foolproof Ways To Win Customers Over In 2021

The top food and beverage trends of 2021 are in service of the health-focused customer that still craves convenience and authentic experience.

How to Improve Online Ordering and Food Delivery Processes To Increase Customer Satisfaction - The Ultimate Guide

How to Improve Online Ordering and Food Delivery Processes To Increase Customer Satisfaction - The Ultimate Guide

Here are some useful tips on how to improve your online ordering and food delivery processes to boost customer satisfaction and increase your profits.

Foodservice Management: What's In and Out After COVID-19

Foodservice Management: What's In and Out After COVID-19

Outdoor dining, food delivery, automation, and other solutions that help facilitate safe and enjoyable customer experience in the age of COVID-19.

How To Safely Operate a Salad Bar During COVID-19

How To Safely Operate a Salad Bar During COVID-19

Minimal self-service, expanded menus, online ordering, and other ways salad bars achieve customer safety and profitability post-pandemic.

Off-Premise vs. On-Premise Dining: Which One is Best For Your Restaurant?

Off-Premise vs. On-Premise Dining: Which One is Best For Your Restaurant?

Today, it is a battle of off-premise vs. on-premise and we’re taking a look at several factors to see what makes sense for your business.

How To Profit of the Growing Off-Premise Demand

How To Profit of the Growing Off-Premise Demand

Dine-in business has dipped as off-premise restaurant sales have significantly increased. Much of that has to do with the coronavirus crisis, but the demand is projected to continue well beyond the pandemic because of the customer behavior shift it triggered. 

10 Ways Technology Is Influencing Restaurant Design

10 Ways Technology Is Influencing Restaurant Design

Let’s take a look at how VR simulation, Bluetooth sensors, and another technological innovations and increasingly influential restaurant design trends are changing the physical attributes of your establishment.

Bouncing Forward Through Technology: Restaurant Design Trends Shaping Customer Experience

Bouncing Forward Through Technology: Restaurant Design Trends Shaping Customer Experience

It is clearer now more than ever that technology is an indispensable component of any foodservice structure that will define the future restaurant design. Experts in the NRA's Restaurant Industry 2030 report forecast that the foodservice landscape is about to further embrace these technological innovations.

6 Useful Tips To Increase Your Restaurant’s  Average Check

6 Useful Tips To Increase Your Restaurant’s Average Check

We've put together a list of useful tips on how to increase your restaurant average check that you can use to increase your profits.

Top Healthy Autumn Meals and Tips For People With A Busy Schedule

Top Healthy Autumn Meals and Tips For People With A Busy Schedule

You can never be too busy to eat healthy with our top healthy autumn meals that take less than half an hour to make.

Support Independent Mom and Pop Restaurants

Support Independent Mom and Pop Restaurants

When do you ditch the default chain cuisine in favor of the perhaps untested waters of the small eatery down the road. Support the 'Mom and Pop' restaurants! 

14 Ways To Safely and Successfully Reopen Your Restaurant During the COVID-19 Pandemic

14 Ways To Safely and Successfully Reopen Your Restaurant During the COVID-19 Pandemic

With new considerations that come into play, you will have to retrofit your operation to accommodate the new set of rules and expectations. What are restaurant operators doing to reopen safely?

How To Manage A Restaurant: 5 Tips To Stay Active During The Coronavirus Pandemic

How To Manage A Restaurant: 5 Tips To Stay Active During The Coronavirus Pandemic

These are truly unprecedented times for the foodservice industry. The coronavirus has disrupted normal services, with restaurants forced to shut down as the public is urged to practice social distancing and self-quarantine. As the crisis drags on and the future remains unclear, there is no better time than now to reflect on ways of how to manage a restaurant effectively in the face of a crisis.

Take A Hint From Chain Restaurants And Target Customers With Limited-Time Offers

Take A Hint From Chain Restaurants And Target Customers With Limited-Time Offers

Restaurants across the country use many different promotions to draw in new customers. One simply has to turn on the television to see innumerable advertisements that broadcast limited-time flavors and special culinary giveaways.

How To Open a Barbecue Restaurant

How To Open a Barbecue Restaurant

As with any business, starting a BBQ business can be a risky endeavor. But if dedication, preparedness, and hard work are the meat, having a clear vision and goal is the secret sauce.

Casinos Can Employ Restaurant Equipment To Keep Gamblers And Patrons Happy

Casinos Can Employ Restaurant Equipment To Keep Gamblers And Patrons Happy

Though casinos feature rows and rows of slot machines and card tables, they have many other areas that cater to patrons' needs and desires.

Why You Should Be Paying More Attention To Organic Food

Why You Should Be Paying More Attention To Organic Food

If you’re wondering if it is the real deal, and interested in transitioning to a fully organic food business or at least incorporating organic ingredients to your current menu items based on what you’ve heard, questions like “what makes food organic” and “why is it good for you and your business” are certainly on your mind, so we’re here to give you a crash course on organic food.

What are Your Servers Doing Wrong?

Your servers are the face of your restaurant. Even the best of menu items can be tainted with an inefficient or incapable waiter or waitress, and perceptions can be altered with a drink left unfilled or a rude attitude.

What Can You Make With A Food Processor? What Are Its Novel Uses?

What Can You Make With A Food Processor? What Are Its Novel Uses?

In foodservice, speed and consistency are vital. Being able to unlock a food processor full potential can do wonders for your business, so today, we’re going to go on a deep dive on the mighty food processor.

Unravelling GMOs:  What is GMO and Why Is It In Your Food?

Unravelling GMOs: What is GMO and Why Is It In Your Food?

Depending on who you talk to, the very mention of GMOs will raise an eyebrow or invite a confused face. It’s no surprise; genetically modified organisms or GMOs have gained a certain level of notoriety in the foodservice industry, and have in turn become a constant subject of debate. But what is GMO in food anyway and why does it elicit such a reaction?

Reducing Restaurant Food Waste For The Planet and Your Bottom Line

Reducing Restaurant Food Waste For The Planet and Your Bottom Line

If you want to improve the way you interact with the planet and mitigate your environmental footprint, all while increasing your profitability, being armed with the knowledge on how to reduce food waste in restaurants properly is the key.

Wholesale - A New Frontier for Restaurants

Wholesale - A New Frontier for Restaurants

While many owners are focused on more traditional means, a new wave of business-savvy managers are testing out the waters of wholesale items in addition to their typical foodservice practices. Restauranteurs are diversifying their business models by adding in wholesale items, helping to increase profits and increase marketability.

Tricky Tactics the Restaurant Industry Uses to Increase Your Spending

Have you ever eaten at a restaurant and spent more on a meal than you had originally planned to? Or left a restaurant after tipping your server a bit too much. Well, you may have fallen subject to some the restaurant industry’s sneaky ways to get you to spend more money without even realizing it. Especially during the summertime and holiday seasons, many restaurant owners use sneaky tactics to boost their profits. Take a look at some of the money-making methods that restaurants use and be sure to consider them while you are dining out in order to save yourself a considerable amount of money.





Hospitality in the Kitchen: Where to Draw Lines

Hospitality in the Kitchen: Where to Draw Lines

Satisfied guests are what keep your restaurant in business! While hospitality entails that you cater to your guests, there are in fact limitations that should be considered. Learning where to draw the line when it comes to hospitality and sacrifice is key to keeping your customers happy while keeping true to yourself and your restaurant.






Owners Experiencing Unfortunate Circumstances Can Get Back On Their Feet With Restaurant Equipment

Owners Experiencing Unfortunate Circumstances Can Get Back On Their Feet With Restaurant Equipment

Natural events like hurricanes or man-made hazards like an electrical fire can destroy a building within a few hours.

What are Macros in Food?

What are Macros in Food?

Diet trends are ever-evolving, and one of the latest questions on the minds of those looking to clean up their diet include, “what are macros in food?” Before diving into the details on how you can help your customers understand what macros are and how they can monitor them for their individual health needs, you must have a solid understanding yourself.

What is the Hospitality Industry?

What is the Hospitality Industry?

The hospitality industry is rather broad, considering it includes nearly any brand that caters to the needs of their customers. What makes this niche different from typical customer service, however, is the fact that it caters to more leisurely needs rather than the everyday needs of customers.

Serving Time: Correctional Facility Foodservice Needs

Serving Time: Correctional Facility Foodservice Needs

Correctional foodservice operators deal with equipment vandalism, budget constraints, complicated service repairs and a score of other issues. Serving food to those who are serving time requires appropriate equipment, and we’re here to help!


The Ultimate Guide to Eating in Restaurants with Children

The Ultimate Guide to Eating in Restaurants with Children

Are you ready to start bringing your kids to restaurants with you? This doesn’t need to be stressful. You simply need to keep certain tips in mind. By remembering these points, you, your children, and everyone else at the restaurant is far more likely to have a pleasant experience.


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