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Make the Most of Holidays at Your Restaurant or Bar

Even though St. Patrick’s Day has passed, document.write(""); it is an excellent example for making the most out of any upcoming holiday.  For example, St. Patrick’s Day has evolved from just one day of the year, to a two week long spectacle of green-clad, over-indulging, honorary Irishmen. The National Retail Federation estimates that more than [...] Read On

A New Look for Franchises

A New Look for Franchises? In August of 2015, document.write(""); the National Labor Relations Board ruled in favor of Browning-Ferris Industries that a small business franchisee could be considered a “joint employer” with the franchisor company that lends its brand name and marketing to the small business. Traditionally, franchisors, by law, did not directly employ [...] Read On

Missouri Floods: How Would Your Restaurant Handle Them?

One part of nature that is almost impossible to prepare for is water. It can’t be shoveled, document.write(""); removed, or stopped from filling every crevasse, crack and open space it encounters. At the end of December of 2015, the state of Missouri encountered usually high wintertime rainfall, of over 14 inches, that lead to historic [...] Read On

New Millennium Insurance Claims

Do you have the proper coverage to protect you from "new millennium" claims? The new year is a perfect time to think about protecting one of your major assets - your business. In today's world, document.write(""); claims other than the traditional fire, theft, and slip and falls are becoming commonplace. Employment Practices Liability Insurance provides [...] Read On

5 Tips to Prepare Your Restaurant Business for 2016

5 Tips to Prepare Your Restaurant Business for 2016 As the New Year begins to unfold, it’s important for restaurant owners to take a good, hard, look at how their restaurant performed in 2015. Identifying areas where the restaurant had great success, like hiring new staff, running certain specials, or opening a new location, allows […]

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Boost Your Profits with Appetizers and Desserts

Boost Your Profits with Appetizers and Desserts While many diners are in “dine and dash” mode whenever they go out to eat, there is still a large segment of restaurant guests who enjoy ordering a first course and/or a last course. Restaurants of all shapes and sizes often overlook appetizers and desserts, and will throw […]

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Restaurant Reputation Management 101: Chipotle…Again!

Restaurant Reputation Management 101: Chipotle…Again! Image via Operating hours Just when Chipotle lovers finally felt safe to head back to their favorite fast casual spot to grab a burrito bowl, things have gotten worse for the brand…much worse. Fresh off the October of 2015 E.coli outbreak, reports of over 50 people nationwide contracting the foodborne […]

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Don’t Drop the Ball When the Ball Drops: 5 Tips to Prepping for NYE

Don’t Drop the Ball When the Ball Drops: 5 Tips to Prepping for NYE Studies show that nearly half of all adults will celebrate the holidays by going out to a restaurant at least once during the last two weeks of December. As a restaurant owner, document.write(""); it’s no secret that this time of the [...] Read On

Restaurant Reputation Management 101: Subway

As a franchise owner, document.write(""); 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 [...] 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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