Finance http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6608/more en How a weak online reputation can hurt valuation http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/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/how-weak-online-reputation-can-hurt-valuation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/how-weak-online-reputation-can-hurt-valuation#comments Social Media Finance Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:18:00 +0000 40861 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Getty Images/Thinkstock Editor's Picks: New York will boost tipped minimum wage http://restaurant-hospitality.com/5-things-you-need-know-now/editors-picks-new-york-will-boost-tipped-minimum-wage <div class="node-body article-body">RH editors recap five stories you may have missed this week.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a 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http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trucks/meet-25-million-food-truck#comments Consumer Trends New Restaurant Concepts Finance Food Trucks Thu, 12 Feb 2015 20:09:00 +0000 40371 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com What to know when negotiating a restaurant lease http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/what-know-when-negotiating-restaurant-lease <div class="field-byline"> Jill Johnson </div> <div class="field-deck"> Doing your due diligence up front will save you headaches down the road should something unexpected pop up. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Doing your due diligence up front will save you headaches down the road should something unexpected pop up. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/what-know-when-negotiating-restaurant-lease" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/what-know-when-negotiating-restaurant-lease#comments Finance Thu, 12 Feb 2015 16:44:00 +0000 40361 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 5 things we gleaned from NRA's 2015 forecast http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/5-things-we-gleaned-nras-2015-forecast <div class="field-deck"> Restaurant operators who can navigate challenging labor issues and circumvent rising food costs should flourish for the foreseeable future. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you can navigate challenging labor issues and circumvent rising food costs, your restaurant should flourish for the foreseeable future.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/5-things-we-gleaned-nras-2015-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/5-things-we-gleaned-nras-2015-forecast#comments H.R./Legal Consumer Trends Finance Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:36:00 +0000 39651 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Trendinista: Latest volleys in the tipping wars http://restaurant-hospitality.com/eat-beat/trendinista-latest-volleys-tipping-wars <div class="field-deck"> One operator’s simple way of sidestepping the tipping controversy could produce an extra benefit for full-service independent restaurants. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One operator’s simple way of sidestepping the tipping controversy could produce an extra benefit for full-service independent restaurants. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/eat-beat/trendinista-latest-volleys-tipping-wars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/eat-beat/trendinista-latest-volleys-tipping-wars#comments Eat Beat Trendinista H.R./Legal Finance Mon, 08 Dec 2014 15:14:00 +0000 38391 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 5 steps to successful restaurant partnerships http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/5-steps-successful-restaurant-partnerships <div class="field-byline"> Bob House </div> <div class="field-deck"> Shared ownership issues can cause restaurant ventures to go awry. Here’s how to make sure your business stays on track. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Shared ownership issues can cause restaurant ventures to go awry. Here’s how to make sure your business stays on track. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/5-steps-successful-restaurant-partnerships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/5-steps-successful-restaurant-partnerships#comments Management Tips Eat Beat Business Finance Wed, 03 Dec 2014 16:38:00 +0000 38271 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Three ways restaurant owners can better manage credit http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/three-ways-restaurant-owners-can-better-manage-credit <div class="field-deck"> A rosier credit picture can reduce certain business costs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A rosier credit picture can reduce certain business costs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/three-ways-restaurant-owners-can-better-manage-credit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/three-ways-restaurant-owners-can-better-manage-credit#comments Eat Beat Finance Fri, 14 Nov 2014 15:00:00 +0000 37611 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 4 ways to prevent payroll pitfalls http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/4-ways-prevent-payroll-pitfalls <div class="field-deck"> Timing and taxes factor into this essential task for restaurant owners. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Timing and taxes factor into this essential task for restaurant owners.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/4-ways-prevent-payroll-pitfalls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/4-ways-prevent-payroll-pitfalls#comments Eat Beat Business Finance Tue, 04 Nov 2014 16:08:00 +0000 37271 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 6 ways to finance a restaurant purchase http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/6-ways-finance-restaurant-purchase <div class="field-byline"> Bob House </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Any potential operator can choose from among a half-dozen financing options when buying a restaurant. Here’s how to pick the one that might be the best fit for you.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/6-ways-finance-restaurant-purchase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/6-ways-finance-restaurant-purchase#comments Eat Beat Business Finance Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:16:00 +0000 37061 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock