Finance http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6608/more en Operators brace for sticker shock with beef, burgers http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/operators-brace-sticker-shock-beef-burgers <div class="field-deck"> With beef prices poised at an all-time high and likely to stay there through 2015, we’re about to find out just how much restaurant patrons really love burgers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Beef prices are poised at an all-time high and likely to stay there through 2015</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/operators-brace-sticker-shock-beef-burgers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/operators-brace-sticker-shock-beef-burgers#comments Eat Beat Business Finance Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:07:00 +0000 29981 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Food 4 Media Restaurant sales rebounded in March, NRA says http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/restaurant-sales-rebounded-march-nra-says <div class="field-deck"> Diners are returning to restaurants as a brutal winter for much of the U.S. draws to a close. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Diners are returning to restaurants as a brutal winter for much of the U.S. draws to a close.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/restaurant-sales-rebounded-march-nra-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/restaurant-sales-rebounded-march-nra-says#comments Eat Beat Business Consumer Trends Finance Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:16:00 +0000 29961 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 7 strategies to control opening costs http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/7-strategies-control-opening-costs <div class="node-body article-body">Careful site selection, space planning and alternative sourcing strategies all pay off when building a new restaurant.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/7-strategies-control-opening-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/7-strategies-control-opening-costs#comments Eat Beat Business Finance Tue, 08 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 29791 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Crowdfunding: Kickstarter soars, Feds stall http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/crowdfunding-kickstarter-soars-feds-stall <div class="field-byline"> RH Editors </div> <div class="field-deck"> There are plenty of ways to raise money for restaurant startups and expansions, but you can’t use the one that became part of federal law back in 2012 just yet. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There are plenty of ways to raise money for restaurant startups and expansions, but you can’t use the one that became part of federal law back in 2012 just yet. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/crowdfunding-kickstarter-soars-feds-stall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/crowdfunding-kickstarter-soars-feds-stall#comments Eat Beat Business Management Tips Finance Wed, 19 Mar 2014 17:36:00 +0000 29191 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 2014 food cost outlook: The trends are your friends http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/2014-food-cost-outlook-trends-are-your-friends <div class="field-deck"> Many of the food items customers now covet also deliver solid margins for restaurant operators. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many of the food items customers now covet also deliver solid margins for restaurant operators.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/2014-food-cost-outlook-trends-are-your-friends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/2014-food-cost-outlook-trends-are-your-friends#comments Eat Beat Business Food Trends Finance Tue, 07 Jan 2014 19:04:00 +0000 27341 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>High beef prices could throw a wrench into operators&#39; plans.</p> Thinkstock Who pays the bill when diners dash? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/who-pays-bill-when-diners-dash <div class="field-deck"> A recent incident in New York brings to light the questionable practice of docking servers for guests who don’t pay. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A recent incident in New York brings to light the questionable practice of docking servers for guests who don’t pay.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/who-pays-bill-when-diners-dash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/who-pays-bill-when-diners-dash#comments Eat Beat Business Finance Tue, 10 Dec 2013 18:39:00 +0000 26711 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock November a weak month for restaurants http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/november-weak-month-restaurants <div class="field-deck"> Shopping may be eroding restaurant spending, GuestMetrics suggests. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Shopping may be eroding restaurant spending, GuestMetrics suggests.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/november-weak-month-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/november-weak-month-restaurants#comments Eat Beat Business Finance Mon, 09 Dec 2013 21:20:00 +0000 26681 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock How one operator developed a concept on a shoestring http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/how-one-operator-developed-concept-shoestring <div class="field-deck"> Start small, spend conservatively, owner advises. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Start small, spend conservatively, owner advises.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/how-one-operator-developed-concept-shoestring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/how-one-operator-developed-concept-shoestring#comments Eat Beat Business How To Finance Mon, 25 Nov 2013 18:48:00 +0000 26191 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Keep your customers' credit-card data secure http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/keep-your-customers-credit-card-data-secure <div class="field-deck"> Updated PCI Data Security Standards offer easier path for safety and best practices to achieve it. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Updated PCI Data Security Standards offer easier path for safety and best practices to achieve it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/keep-your-customers-credit-card-data-secure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/keep-your-customers-credit-card-data-secure#comments Eat Beat Business Finance Fri, 08 Nov 2013 20:31:00 +0000 25831 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 9 steps to a better bottom line http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/9-steps-better-bottom-line <div class="node-body article-body">Business is picking up, but profits remain elusive. How can you turn it around?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/9-steps-better-bottom-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/9-steps-better-bottom-line#comments Eat Beat Finance Gated Mon, 04 Nov 2013 15:00:00 +0000 25641 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p> Training and menu design can help improve a restaurant&rsquo;s profit picture.</p> Barry Gregg/Media Bakery