Management Tips http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/7930/more en Is a mixed-use property right for your restaurant? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/mixed-use-property-right-your-restaurant <div class="field-deck"> Developments have much to offer, but consider carefully before sharing space with other tenants. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mixed developments have much to offer, but consider carefully before sharing space with other businesses.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/mixed-use-property-right-your-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/mixed-use-property-right-your-restaurant#comments Management Tips Tue, 19 Jul 2016 14:12:00 +0000 55991 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>It&#39;s nice to share space with a steady source of traffic, but it&#39;s not always the right move.</p> Thinkstock Restaurants that ban Trump, cops prompt backlash http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/restaurants-ban-trump-cops-prompt-backlash <div class="field-deck"> Experts say restaurant owners who flaunt their political positions, however heartfelt, will alienate many customers. Their advice: Stay publically neutral. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Experts say restaurant owners who flaunt their political positions, however heartfelt, will alienate many customers. Their advice: Stay publicly neutral.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/restaurants-ban-trump-cops-prompt-backlash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/restaurants-ban-trump-cops-prompt-backlash#comments Management Tips Trends Mon, 18 Jul 2016 14:00:00 +0000 55921 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>You might not love the candidate, but politics and food do not mix.</p> Getty Images 7 elements of compelling job postings http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/7-elements-compelling-job-postings <div class="field-byline"> James Ringler </div> <div class="field-deck"> Advertising open positions seems like rolling the dice. Here’s how to improve the odds of finding the right talent. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Advertising open positions seems like rolling the dice. Here’s how to improve the odds of finding the right talent.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/7-elements-compelling-job-postings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/7-elements-compelling-job-postings#comments Management Tips H.R./Legal Sat, 09 Jul 2016 21:53:00 +0000 55691 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>You need to sell job seekers on the advantages of working in your restaurant.</p> Thinkstock Is it a seller’s market for restaurants? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/it-seller-s-market-restaurants <div class="field-deck"> The next generation of restaurant owners might differ demographically from the current crop, but their motivations for ownership are the same. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The next generation of restaurant owners might differ demographically from the current crop, but their motivations for ownership are the same.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/it-seller-s-market-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/it-seller-s-market-restaurants#comments Management Tips Tue, 21 Jun 2016 12:36:00 +0000 55371 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>About a quarter of investors looking to buy a business are keen on restaurants.</p> Thinkstock How to have a tough conversation http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/how-have-tough-conversation <div class="field-deck"> Difficult conversations are necessary—at least if you want people to correct mistakes, learn, and grow. But they can be less difficult if you remember the goal is to help, not to win. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Difficult talks in a business setting are inevitable. Remember that your task is to help, and to "complete," not compete. This will help to create a win-win situation.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/how-have-tough-conversation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/how-have-tough-conversation#comments Management Tips H.R./Legal Mon, 13 Jun 2016 13:17:00 +0000 55211 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Difficult conversations are easier if you enter them with a desire to help, not compete.</p> Thinkstock A smart exit strategy for your restaurant business http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/smart-exit-strategy-your-restaurant-business <div class="field-byline"> Mel Jones </div> <div class="field-deck"> When it's time to sell your restaurant, smart moves early on could make your exit more profitable. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">And exit strategy should allow you to sell your restaurant business and limit your liability when you exit.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/smart-exit-strategy-your-restaurant-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/smart-exit-strategy-your-restaurant-business#comments Management Tips H.R./Legal Fri, 10 Jun 2016 15:09:00 +0000 55201 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 8 tips from long-time restaurant operators http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/8-tips-long-time-restaurant-operators <div class="field-byline"> Liz Barrett </div> <div class="field-deck"> Restaurateurs with long-standing businesses share their tips for surviving decades in a tough business. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurateurs with long-standing businesses share their tips for surviving decades in a tough business.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/8-tips-long-time-restaurant-operators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/8-tips-long-time-restaurant-operators#comments Management Tips Owner Interviews Mon, 06 Jun 2016 19:16:00 +0000 54921 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Hard work is a must for long-time survival, says Gino Ferraro.</p> Ferraro's Restaurant Local fans sprout from local roots http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/local-fans-sprout-local-roots <div class="field-deck"> Stressing ties to the community is a good way to keep your restaurant on the public’s mind. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Stressing ties to the community is a good way to keep your restaurant on the public’s mind.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/local-fans-sprout-local-roots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/local-fans-sprout-local-roots#comments Management Tips Marketing Thu, 02 Jun 2016 20:24:00 +0000 55081 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Habitat for Humanity and other charities provide a chance to show your commitment to the local market.</p> Getty Images Family-owned restaurants: How to balance people, profits, part 2 http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/family-owned-restaurants-how-balance-people-profits-part-2 <div class="field-byline"> Phillip Perry </div> <div class="field-deck"> Too few family businesses survive into the second and third generations of ownership. Part 1 of this article considered ways to avoid some of the pitfalls. Part 2 offers ideas for involving parents as well as a succession preparedness evaluation. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Too few family businesses survive into the second and third generations of ownership. Here are ideas for involving older family members as well as a succession preparedness evaluation.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/family-owned-restaurants-how-balance-people-profits-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/family-owned-restaurants-how-balance-people-profits-part-2#comments Management Tips Thu, 26 May 2016 18:06:00 +0000 54911 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>In a family business, the older generation has tacit and explicit knowledge (how the business operates) and the younger generation has explicit knowledge (what is happening outside the business).</p> Thinkstock Family-owned restaurants: How to balance people, profits, part 1 http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/family-owned-restaurants-how-balance-people-profits-part-1 <div class="field-byline"> Phillip Perry </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Too few family businesses survive into the second and third generations of ownership. Poor communication is often to blame. Part 1: a plan to fix that.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/family-owned-restaurants-how-balance-people-profits-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/family-owned-restaurants-how-balance-people-profits-part-1#comments Management Tips Thu, 26 May 2016 17:53:00 +0000 54901 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>A common vision will help the family survive within a business, experts suggest.</p> Thinkstock