Management Tips http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/7930/more en What’s my dentist got to do with it? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/what-s-my-dentist-got-do-it <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>I frequently talk about the power of branding, but this simple concept is lost on so many small businesses I visit, restaurants included. These owners and managers are running restaurants, not businesses, and there&rsquo;s a huge difference. Who would think that my dentist would remind me of this?</p></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/what-s-my-dentist-got-do-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/what-s-my-dentist-got-do-it#comments Blogs Management Tips Rock Your Restaurant Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:29:00 +0000 53951 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com 9 painless ways to tackle rising labor costs http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/9-painless-ways-tackle-rising-labor-costs <div class="field-deck"> Managing a major and growing expense without causing harm to your restaurant demands some ingenuity. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Managing a major and growing expense without causing harm to your restaurant demands some ingenuity.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/9-painless-ways-tackle-rising-labor-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/9-painless-ways-tackle-rising-labor-costs#comments Management Tips How To Tue, 26 Apr 2016 14:14:00 +0000 53851 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Cutting staff hours can save money, but it will likely hurt a restaurant&#39;s reputation at the same time.</p> Thinkstock Restaurant manager salaries: How does yours stack up? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/restaurant-manager-salaries-how-does-yours-stack <div class="field-deck"> Results based on data collected from 1,169 job seekers show many pay disparities remain. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Results based on data collected from 1,169 job seekers show many pay disparities remain.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/restaurant-manager-salaries-how-does-yours-stack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/restaurant-manager-salaries-how-does-yours-stack#comments Management Tips Wed, 20 Apr 2016 12:49:00 +0000 53641 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Managers of upscale restaurants pull in the highest starting salaries, while their quick-service colleagues earn the least.</p> Thinkstock Restaurant brands built on small details http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/restaurant-brands-built-small-details <div class="field-deck"> Independent operators with a clearly defined proposition can make a uniform and lasting impression on guests. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Independent operators with a clearly defined proposition can make a uniform and lasting impression on guests.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/restaurant-brands-built-small-details" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/restaurant-brands-built-small-details#comments Management Tips How To Thu, 14 Apr 2016 16:17:00 +0000 53491 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Tired, disengaged servers do not send the right message about a restaurant.</p> Thinkstock No-tip restaurants gaining few fans http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/no-tip-restaurants-gaining-few-fans <div class="field-deck"> Living wage initiatives won’t be of much help if they cause midsized full-service restaurants to die off. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Living wage initiatives won’t be of much help if they cause midsized full-service restaurants to die off.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/no-tip-restaurants-gaining-few-fans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/no-tip-restaurants-gaining-few-fans#comments Management Tips Wed, 06 Apr 2016 15:57:00 +0000 53291 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>A no-tipping policy &quot;works for a certain kind of restaurant. I don&#39;t know if it works for all restaurants,&quot; NYC chef-owner David Chang says.</p> Getty Images Why pre-employment tests are crucial http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/why-pre-employment-tests-are-crucial <div class="node-body blog-body">Pre-employment tests have a variety of benefits for restaurant employers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/foodservice-work">Foodservice @ Work</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/why-pre-employment-tests-are-crucial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/why-pre-employment-tests-are-crucial#comments Blogs Management Tips H.R./Legal Foodservice @ Work Tue, 05 Apr 2016 20:54:00 +0000 53271 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com 11 common negotiating mistakes http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/11-common-negotiating-mistakes <div class="field-byline"> William Lynott </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Avoid these negotiating mistakes to help give you the upper hand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/11-common-negotiating-mistakes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/11-common-negotiating-mistakes#comments Management Tips Operations Mon, 28 Mar 2016 15:18:00 +0000 53031 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Relationship-building is important to negotiation success.</p> Thinkstock 13 ways to reboot your social media strategy http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/13-ways-reboot-your-social-media-strategy <div class="node-body gallery-body">These tried-and-true tactics will energize your social media.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/13-ways-reboot-your-social-media-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/13-ways-reboot-your-social-media-strategy#comments Management Tips Social Media Thu, 10 Mar 2016 13:51:00 +0000 52501 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com OpenTable contest fuels new full-service startups http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/opentable-contest-fuels-new-full-service-startups <div class="field-deck"> The online reservation service provider wants to help more entrepreneurs break into the sit-down restaurant business. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The online reservation service provider wants to help more entrepreneurs break into the sit-down restaurant business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/opentable-contest-fuels-new-full-service-startups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/opentable-contest-fuels-new-full-service-startups#comments Management Tips Wed, 09 Mar 2016 13:41:00 +0000 52471 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>OpenTable&#39;s restaurant startup guide and contest might spur some would-be entrepreneurs to take a chance on the business.</p> Thinkstock Franchise agreements: 5 points to consider before signing http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/franchise-agreements-5-points-consider-signing <div class="field-byline"> Scott Ratchick, Scott Augustine and Jill Johnson </div> <div class="field-deck"> Less-than-favorable terms can contribute to a restaurant’s failure. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Less-than-favorable terms can contribute to a restaurant’s failure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/franchise-agreements-5-points-consider-signing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/franchise-agreements-5-points-consider-signing#comments Management Tips H.R./Legal Mon, 22 Feb 2016 00:23:00 +0000 51821 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Planning to open a franchise? Do your homework first.</p> Thinkstock