• Rising food costs: The late night exchange

    Rising food costs: The late night exchange

    "Pizza, pizza, pizza! Everyday it's pizza! I get so tired of the pizza that I eat for free as a benefit of working here. So, with a little ingenuity, our late night crew now gets a little variety in …
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  • Pizza’s Time to Embrace Coffee

    Pizza’s Time to Embrace Coffee

    McDonald's is the most successful restaurant company in the world. They have painstakingly developed products, marketing and consistency to deliver an experience to consumers that never disappoints. …
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  • Four options for menu labeling

    Four options for menu labeling

    For weeks I have wanted to write this blog; the one that lets you know options and choices for finally getting menu nutritional information on your menu/from your recipes and where to turn. Certainly,…
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  • Getting the police to do something

    Getting the police to do something

    I heard the complaint again today. The local police are not responding. The crime was a theft of a deposit from the safe of a small restaurant. An officer took a report and then – nothing! …
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  • Commentary: Will posting calories on menu boards actually make a difference?

    Commentary: Will posting calories on menu boards actually make a difference?

    With strong support from health professional groups, the food industry, and consumer groups, the president signed into law The Nutrition Labeling and Education Act requiring that the majority of food …
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  • Pizza Trends 2011

    Pizza Trends 2011

    I usually see the trend pieces in December with loads of lists, "Top 10 Trends for …" or "Chef's Predict the Trends …" The restaurant industry has hundreds of bloggers that predict what …
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  • Menu labeling is HOT for 2011!

    Menu labeling is HOT for 2011!

    As the New Year began, California decided to stand firm and strong on a very interesting topic for anyone that is in the food service business: menu labeling. That small set of numbers that is …
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  • Endurance, determination & training

    Endurance, determination & training

    It was my junior year in high school. I had always wanted to play basketball but due to a variety of circumstances did not have the chance… until now. I mustered up enough courage to try out …
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  • Local: The ins, the outs and the details

    Local: The ins, the outs and the details

    We hear the term local tossed around pretty loosely nowadays. While it's popping up on just about everything with a price tag (local business, locally owned, locally operated, locally whatever), …
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  • Robbery turned wrestling match

    Robbery turned wrestling match

    The headline in the local newspaper caught my eye, "Pizza shop owner disarms robber," accompanied by a photo of the grinning business owner with one of his delivery drivers. As a loss prevention …
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  • Holiday business crime prevention tips

    Holiday business crime prevention tips

    Typically crime increases during the holiday season, and stores and restaurants are not exempt. Unfortunately, dishonest people and criminals are attracted to cash businesses and resort to robbery, …
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  • Skimming: credit cards - and profits

    Skimming: credit cards - and profits

    Credit card skimming in the restaurant industry is becoming more exposed as high-dollar theft cases are being made against restaurant workers. Recently in the Minneapolis – St. Paul area, seven …
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  • Claiming the benefits of the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010

    Claiming the benefits of the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010

    As many restaurant franchisees are currently contemplating the need to make capital improvements to their restaurants, the recently enacted Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 has provided significant …
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  • Making the grade

    Making the grade

    I remember it like it was yesterday… Derek, my best friend in 7th grade, ducked down in the back seat of the school bus and said "Cover me!" I turned around to at least act like I was …
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  • Stay awake, stay uncomfortable, stay kind

    Stay awake, stay uncomfortable, stay kind

    We are living in a time of meta-shift. Pick your favorite historian, economist, futuris, or business sage - if you listen closely they are all telling us the same thing. We are navigating as best we …
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  • Coupons and Price Integrity

    Coupons and Price Integrity

    Those of you old enough to remember the recession of the 1980's will recall that Chrysler Motors was in serious trouble and attempted to boast their lagging sales with the first automotive rebate. …
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  • Taking control of who has what

    Taking control of who has what

    Do you have control of your restaurant? By that I mean everyone who has keys to the building, and storage areas, codes to the POS system, and combinations to the safe are authorized. And by …
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  • Preparing gluten free dishes

    Preparing gluten free dishes

    Catering to the needs of customers who require gluten free dishes is a necessity for any busy restaurant. While it may seem daunting at first, by being informed and outlining kitchen rules for …
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  • Leach: Salt is the new fat

    Leach: Salt is the new fat

    Salt, the only rock we eat, has been one of the world's most sought-after commodities. From keeping meat from spoiling, to financing of wars, to the establishment of trade routes and cities, salt …
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  • What You Can Do About Food Industry Consolidation

    What You Can Do About Food Industry Consolidation

    When I got in the pizza business, there were 25 legitimate Mozzarella producers in the country. Many were old-line Italian families with deep roots from the old country. They had unique products, …
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