Is 2019 the Year You Need to Rethink Your Restaurant POS?

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Your restaurant point of sale (POS) system is supposed to be a tool that helps you handle both front of house (FoH) and back of house (BoH) tasks in an automated and streamlined manner. If you’re like many other restaurants, you also use it to maintain and integrate your other technology systems such as the customer loyalty program, inventory control, food delivery and more. 2019: The Year for a New POS Here are some questions to …

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Christmas Sweater Marketing for Restaurants

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In the restaurant and hospitality business, there’s always a need to keep things fresh and give customers one more reason to visit. Here are a few ideas on how to turn a holiday fad into a way to make the cash register ring. As marketing guru Seth Godin says: Your promotions have to be: “Worth noticing. Exceptional. New. Interesting.” In other words, as Godin puts it: “It’s a Purple Cow.” The Purple Cow gets noticed! …

Fast Casual Restaurant Design: Standing out from the Crowd

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There are more than 660,000 restaurants in the U.S. and more than 190,000 quick-serve franchises. That’s a lot of competition for consumer dollars. With so many choices and similarities in offerings, it’s harder than ever to distinguish yourself in a way that connects with customers. When it comes to fast casual restaurant design, fast food restaurant design, or quickservice restaurant design, there are concrete ways to stand out from the crowd. Start with a Vision It …

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How to Increase Profits by Maximizing Your Restaurant’s Outdoor Space

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Are you trying to find new, exciting ways to bring more customers into your restaurant? Perhaps you’re already doing well and would like to give your existing customers a new experience. Even if the space in your restaurant building is full, you might have access to a garden or outdoor space that you can clean up and make the most of. Try the following tips to maximise the use of your outdoor space and increase …

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How to Personalize the Restaurant Customer Experience

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When you operate a restaurant, there are hundreds of questions you will encounter. One of the most important questions, which many restaurateurs neglect to ask: How am I making my guests feel special? Whether you are running a QSR or a four-star fine dining restaurant, it is your job to make every guest feel special and provide the best possible dining experience. An excellent way of doing this is by adding personal touches. Three Ways …

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Top QSR Restaurant Management Blogs

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With so many restaurant blogs out there in practically every niche, quick-serve owners have an abundance of advice available to them from every corner of the industry. But it’s exhausting to go through each one to find the QSR blogs that speak to you, which is why we did some of the legwork for you. For a little clarity and lot of insight, check out the following top restaurant blogs. The Tip Jar Stay up …

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Online Ordering – Why Restaurants Should Start Now

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No one can deny that smart phones have changed the way we do just about everything. Smart phones have replaced many of the devices that used to play a major role in our lives. Some examples of these devices are cameras, iPods, and even computers to a certain extent. These powerful, pocket-sized devices have even changed the way that we order food, which is why most restaurants are rushing to establish their online ordering solution. …

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Why Your Restaurant’s Cleanliness Should Be a Top Priority

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Your restaurant’s cleanliness should be a top priority when it comes to running your restaurant. Even if you have the tastiest food in town, failing at restaurant cleanliness will surely steer away customers. It can be a nightmare for guests to go into a restaurant and experience trash in their food, or even getting food poisoning the day after eating at your restaurant. This gives your restaurant a bad taste for customers. They won’t want …

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Social Media for Food Trucks

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Food trucks are fueled by people looking for inexpensive and quick meals. They are sweeping the nation, and their popularity is constantly growing. People are enjoying the idea of getting fast food gourmet alternatives like tacos, burritos, grilled cheeses, and cupcakes on-the-go. Today, many food trucks are capitalizing with different social media platforms to promote their efforts like their secret truck location on a particular day, special events, or discounts and coupons. Read social media …

Restaurant Customer Loyalty

Are You Bringing In Enough Repeat Customers?

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Repeat customers are a huge segment of customers within the restaurant industry. Your restaurant will not stay in business if you don’t have a healthy volume of returning customers. According to the advisory firm, Bain & Co., Customer loyalty leads to profits. Increasing customer retention by 5 percent boosts profits by 25 to 95 percent. That’s not a small number, and what is surprising is that not enough people or restaurateurs are taking advantage of …

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Are Your Food Costs Adding Up?

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Food costs are a huge factor in the success of your restaurant. Whether you’re a quick service or fine dining restaurant, food costs can determine the restaurant’s profitability. Without knowing your food costs, there is no way to know if your menu items are generating a profit. There are numerous reasons why food costs can spike. Some fluctuations are out of your control like seasonal changes, and vendor growth issues. However, most are internal decisions …