Creating more connections with managers, employees and franchise owners who work with customers on a regular basis will inject new perspective into the innovation process that are rooted in observations and experience.
Although social media hasn't radically changed how restaurants recruit employees yet, it has added a new dynamic that many businesses are not fully equipped to handle themselves.
Employers can rely on E-Verify to help them comply with the law.
The energy and enthusiasm of tomorrows restaurant leaders was palpable at the recent ProStart Invitational event.
When errors do occur and the cash handling performance is not within established guidelines, the appropriate action should be taken to correct the behavior or performance and get them in compliance.
Over-serving adds to food costs, cuts profit margins, and contributes to obesity and food waste.
The film aims to depict the restaurant industry's impact on the nation, economically and culturally, while urging a return to its roots, where a fry cook can make it to the board room.
People are three to four times more likely to buy from you if they know you.
By having the correct equipment, protocol and training in place, a restaurant will limit its risk and perhaps even reduce Workers' Compensation costs.
Owner/operator/consultant Michael Shepherd believes mid-sized and smaller systems will need a long time to recover from big chains' deep discounting.
The restaurant manager’s home phone rang. She recognized the cell phone number of her shift manager on the display.
When government policies lead to reduced employment and motivation, everyone loses.
Growing catering revenues requires professional business-to-business selling skills.
State of the Union address touches on immigration reform, health care regulations and other topics that directly affect the restaurant industry.
A focus on planning, developing goals, consistency and follow-ups is key to a positive applicant experience.
Conservative estimates see gluten-free at $8 billion in consumer food purchases alone in 2013.
Game day is historically the busiest day of the year for pizza operators, who add supplies and staff to keep pace.
Including loss prevention in your strategies to counter higher costs may give you a competitive advantage, and add 3 to 5 percent to the top line.
The company's employees connect emotionally in their communities and their group understands that waking up in the morning to do important work is not just about money.
Company accounting records show 4-percent surcharge was collected for employee health care costs only.