Operations http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6587/more en Brainiacs bet big on restaurants http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/brainiacs-bet-big-restaurants <div class="field-deck"> Some smart money is getting into the restaurant game. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Some smart money is getting into the restaurant game.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/brainiacs-bet-big-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/brainiacs-bet-big-restaurants#comments Owner Interviews Finance Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:00:00 +0000 41531 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>The nerds behind Cafe ArtScience in Cambridge, MA, designed to resemble &quot;an Apple Store of nutrition where one can enter and immediately believe that one is in the future.&rdquo;</p> Cafe Arts How to get an 'A' game from your 'A' team http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/how-get-game-your-team <div class="node-body blog-body">How to develop front-of-house team members into brand ambassadors. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/rock-your-restaurant">Rock Your Restaurant</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/how-get-game-your-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/how-get-game-your-team#comments H.R./Legal Rock Your Restaurant Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:00:00 +0000 41471 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Do self-serve POS devices risk ADA-type lawsuits? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/do-self-serve-pos-devices-risk-ada-type-lawsuits <div class="field-byline"> Michael Chilleen </div> <div class="field-deck"> There are no specific ADA standards—yet—for customer-facing tech gear in restaurants. But operators could still be the target of costly legal actions. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There are no specific ADA standards—yet—for customer-facing POS gear in restaurants. But operators could still be the target of costly legal actions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/do-self-serve-pos-devices-risk-ada-type-lawsuits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/do-self-serve-pos-devices-risk-ada-type-lawsuits#comments Management Tips H.R./Legal Mon, 23 Mar 2015 15:06:00 +0000 41461 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Kick Apps: 5 digital tools to make your job easier http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/kick-apps-5-digital-tools-make-your-job-easier <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here are five apps that will help you keep on top of your daily restaurant duties as well as put guests in your seats.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/kick-apps-5-digital-tools-make-your-job-easier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/kick-apps-5-digital-tools-make-your-job-easier#comments How To Operations Mon, 23 Mar 2015 02:15:00 +0000 41431 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Industry vet offers advice on starting a successful restaurant http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/industry-vet-offers-advice-starting-successful-restaurant <div class="node-body audio-body"><p><em>The Restaurant Owners Uncorked podcast series features interviews with successful independent restaurant owners. Host Wil Brawley of <a href="http://schedulefly.com/" target="_blank">Schedulefly</a> speaks with owners about their experiences and asks them to share advice, wisdom, lessons they&#39;ve learned along the way, unconventional ideas that worked out extremely well and a variety of topics that are designed to be both informative and inspiring.</em></p></div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/owner-interviews/industry-vet-offers-advice-starting-successful-restaurant" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/site-files/restaurant-hospitality.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2015/03/roulogopromo_0.gif" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/site-files/restaurant-hospitality.com/files/podcast/audio/ROU_Maitland.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=73320193">ROU_Maitland.mp3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/industry-vet-offers-advice-starting-successful-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/industry-vet-offers-advice-starting-successful-restaurant#comments Industry Experts Owner Interviews How To Fri, 20 Mar 2015 14:00:00 +0000 41391 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Consumer connection key to impactful marketing http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/consumer-connection-key-impactful-marketing <div class="field-byline"> Joseph Szala </div> <div class="field-deck"> When good food and service are a given, people start looking for a larger reason to patronize one restaurant versus another. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When good food and service are a given, people start looking for a larger reason to patronize one restaurant versus another.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/consumer-connection-key-impactful-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/consumer-connection-key-impactful-marketing#comments Marketing Guest Columns Mon, 16 Mar 2015 14:41:00 +0000 41271 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock How to boost loyalty and increase return visits http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/how-boost-loyalty-and-increase-return-visits <div class="field-deck"> A recent study found that 70 percent of customers will never come back to your restaurant. How can you get them back in the door? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A recent study found that 70 percent of customers will never come back to your restaurant. How can you get them back in the door?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/how-boost-loyalty-and-increase-return-visits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/how-boost-loyalty-and-increase-return-visits#comments Marketing How To Mon, 16 Mar 2015 11:06:00 +0000 41231 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 10 steps to improve employee retention http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/10-steps-improve-employee-retention <div class="field-byline"> Loren Burns </div> <div class="field-deck"> Simple changes can help create a more loyal workforce. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Simple changes can help create a more loyal workforce.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/10-steps-improve-employee-retention" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/10-steps-improve-employee-retention#comments H.R./Legal Tue, 10 Mar 2015 21:10:00 +0000 41181 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 3 moves to help restaurants secure an SBA loan http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/3-moves-help-restaurants-secure-sba-loan <div class="field-byline"> Evan Singer </div> <div class="field-deck"> The lending landscape is loosening, but borrowers must be prepared before contacting the bank. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The lending landscape is loosening, but restaurant owners must be prepared before contacting the bank.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/3-moves-help-restaurants-secure-sba-loan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/3-moves-help-restaurants-secure-sba-loan#comments Finance Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:45:00 +0000 41011 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Trendinista: How a weak online reputation can hurt valuation http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/trendinista-how-weak-online-reputation-can-hurt-valuation <div class="field-deck"> Customers aren’t the only ones turned off by shaky social media reviews. They make potential buyers think your restaurant is worth less, too. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Selling your restaurant? Be aware of how new innovations, business models and online reviews are affecting its value and be ready to address the issue during negotiations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/trendinista-how-weak-online-reputation-can-hurt-valuation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/trendinista-how-weak-online-reputation-can-hurt-valuation#comments Trendinista Social Media Finance Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:18:00 +0000 40861 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Getty Images/Thinkstock