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May 13, 2013
How to ensure your trainers are on message
There are steps you can take to make sure your trainers do know your standards and how to train accordingly....
May 8, 2013
See catering jobs from the client's point of view
The catering experience is more important than the food....
Apr 16, 2013
Comment cards an invaluable tool
One of the most important marketing activities for restaurants is an exit survey....
Apr 10, 2013
Social media has to be a daily effort
An operator takes a very simple marketing tool and uses it consistently to create and grow his business....
Apr 5, 2013
Audits help keep suppliers in compliance
Audit privileges determine and define your rights with a supplier...
Apr 1, 2013
In training, stress mission and vision first
New hires must understand their roles within the restaurant's mission and vision...
Mar 27, 2013
Tips for making the most of Instagram
Instagram offers opportunities to engage diners and extend your profile virally through the community....
Mar 26, 2013
Niches are caterers' low-hanging fruit
How can you use reverse recipe engineering to build your catering sales?...
Mar 21, 2013
In a high-tech era, the basics have a role, too
Focus on the customer, try many marketing strategies and don't forget the basics....
Mar 11, 2013
Even born leaders need some coaching
Even natural leaders need development....
Feb 28, 2013
Supplier checks and balances can't be ignored
A good step in planning for the upcoming year is to ensure that you have appropriate checks and balances in place with your supply partners....
Feb 25, 2013
Should you throw away the book?
Training staff members is the one of the most important procedures you practice in your restaurant....
Jan 28, 2013
Is branded packaging worth the extra expense?
Restaurant packaging that features branded logos may not be cost effective for some operations....
Jan 15, 2013
Consider consolidation to trim costs
See advice on how to cut costs as the expense of doing business rises....
Jan 9, 2013
Keep your eye on these emerging social media trends
This year’s biggest trend is to better connect with your customers....
Dec 12, 2012
How to spot a true supplier partnership
Is your distributor a real partner or just an order taker?...
Nov 27, 2012
Beef commodity pricing: How to protect profits and maintain quality
Restaurant operators can offset expected high commodity prices for beef with several strategies....
Nov 6, 2012
How to leverage the impact of your Facebook presence
Facebook fan numbers don’t tell the whole story....
Sep 18, 2012
What tweeting can do for your restaurant
Learn best practices for making Twitter an effective part of your restaurants social media marketing plan....
Sep 6, 2012
Pinterest: Why restaurants need to be there
Take a look at tips to help build a robust presence on the photo-sharing social media network...
Aug 28, 2012
No restaurant can afford to ignore social media
With available marketing resources remaining at a critical level, it would seem to be ridiculous not to avail yourself of these networking tools, if only at a rudimentary level....
Aug 21, 2012
Who’s best equipped to handle social media?
Many restaurants delegate this key job to a junior employee. That might be a bad idea....
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