What Are Your Leadership Goals?

What Are Your Leadership Goals?

Who you are as a leader changes from day to day. (And if it doesn’t, you may not be doing it right.) Effective leaders are flexible, changing styles and strategies to meet the needs of their teams. Effective leaders know that in order for their teams to grow, they...
Waitstaff Management: Make Your Praise Worthy

Waitstaff Management: Make Your Praise Worthy

We all know we should praise our restaurant employees, but the excuses to skip it are almost as great as those we use to blow off exercise… we’re too busy, we’re too tired and we’re not completely convinced it works. And why should we be? The last time we told Tina...
The Truth About Restaurant Profitability

The Truth About Restaurant Profitability

What business are you in? Sure, you run a restaurant, but in reality, you’re in the retail sales business. You have a product that you want to sell, and you depend on your staff to work together to sell it at the highest profit margin possible. Your smart business...
10 Ways to Increase Check Averages

10 Ways to Increase Check Averages

Increasing check averages means more profits for your restaurant and bigger tips for your staff. It really is that simple. Here are a few marketing and sales strategies to get you started. Offer meal deals. Everyone is looking for a bargain, and the concept of a combo...