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Restaurant Reputation Management 101: Subway

As a franchise owner, the thought in the back of your mind should always exist, constantly asking “What if something bad happens to the brand?” When a crisis occurs, the franchise needs to be quick to respond and go above and beyond the public’s expectations in order to manage that “something bad.” Subway’s last 6 [...] Read On

Protect Your Restaurant During the Holidays

The holiday season is a busy time for restaurant owners. Every night leading up to the holiday can have a packed dining room, busy kitchen, and a hectic staff. It’s important for restaurant owners to have properly trained staff to handle large holiday crowds, as well as having a comprehensive plan in place across all […]

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Does Christmas Have a Place in Your Business?

If you haven’t heard, the nation is up in arms over Starbuck’s decision to remove the Christmas-related designs usually found on their cups during the holiday season. They’ve elected to go with a more conservative, yet still slightly festive, plain red cup. Backlash from social media took the nation by storm, as thousands of faithful [...] Read On

Restaurant Reputation Management 101: Chipotle

Since it threw its hat into the fast-food casual ring and took the nation by storm, Chipotle has developed a large, loyal following that will drive for miles and wait in line for 20-30 minutes just to get their burrito bowl fix, or to grab a burrito to go. When you step into a Chipotle, [...] Read On

4 Vital Steps to Reduce the Risk of Employee Lawsuits

There is no one business that is immune to employee lawsuits. Usually, these lawsuits turn into lengthy litigations that can become very costly to the businesses’ ownership. Because of the fast-paced environment in a restaurant, accidents and incidents are a real risk of occurring, and lawsuits are always a real possibility following one. Restaurant owners [...] Read On

First Time Franchisee

“Do’s” and “Don’t’s” for the 1st Time Franchisee   For many who are looking to get into the restaurant business, becoming a franchisee is an attractive option, since most of the initial legwork is done for you. Would you believe that, for as many franchise locations there are around the world, that less than five […]

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4 Major Hurdles that Restaurants Will Face

4 Major Hurdles that Restaurants Will Face in their 1st Year The restaurant industry is not kind to newcomers. There are dozens of televisions shows that highlight the struggles that restaurant owners face each and every day but, unlike the television shows, most real life restaurants don’t end up with a full house every night. […]

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Restaurants & Cybersecurity?

Do Restaurants Need to Worry about Cybersecurity? It is the year 2015, and criminals have become smarter and smarter. Sure there are still the brazen few who don a ski mask to hold a stick up for some quick cash, but the criminals who are after the big bucks have moved their criminal syndicate from […]

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EMV Technology

Is EMV Technology a Fit for Your Restaurant? It seems like every few weeks, there is a major data breach in a company, and credit card numbers are stolen. It happens quite regularly, even to small businesses who may be storing large amount of credit card numbers and transactions. As credit card companies begin to […]

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