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Are You In The Restaurant Business For The Right Reasons?

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Are You In The Restaurant Business For The Right Reasons?

There are so many reasons people run restaurants. Many of us first got into the business because of passion. Maybe you started working in restaurants and really oved the personal side, camaraderie with staff and customers alike. Perhpas you are drawn to the high-energy. Possibly, you were a chef with a loyal following of raving fans, or you just saw an opportunity and took the plunge. But that was years ago. Are you still passionate and committed to run a top-notch operation?

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The "True" Meaning Of Hospitality

The "True" Meaning Of Hospitality

When I receive exemplary service in a restaurant, it’s not only unexpected, but absolutely astounding… Recent service went above and beyond any expectation I had for dinner this particular evening. 

8 Great Things To Tell Your Staff Today

8 Great Things To Tell Your Staff Today

Given that the restaurant business is a performance, your guest experience is ultimately determined by how you as owner or manager set the stage.  Discuss these 8 great things with your staff today…

Are Your Customers Peeved?

Are Your Customers Peeved?

When I ran restaurants, I approached service from the customers point of view.  That is at least twice a week, I was a customer in my own restaurant.   Doing so gives you a really good understanding of what I call the “3 Most Important Attributes of any Successful Restaurant… Food, Service & Ambiance”

Top Server Mistakes

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Top Server Mistakes

These are some of my biggest pet peeves... 

I visit restaurants across the USA and around the globe, 9 times out of 10, the servers I get are making serious mistakes…mistakes that cost restaurants money and customers!

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 Does your restaurant offer a consistent experience?

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Does your restaurant offer a consistent experience?

We ordered drinks and they were expertly prepared, poured into appealing glassware and properly garnished. After enjoying our first drink and their gracious service, we decided to stay for dinner and move to the dining room to join two additional friends.  That’s where the experience dramatically shifted and fell short.

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When It Comes To Service - Details Matter

When It Comes To Service - Details Matter

I often recommend that all restaurant owners eat in both their own establishments and a variety of other restaurants from time to time to notice details from a customer’s perspective.

 

Affinity:  The Secret Weapon

Affinity: The Secret Weapon

Affinity means having a feeling of belonging. In a restaurant setting, it means an intense loyalty because of this feeling of belonging.
Wouldn’t it be amazing to capture lightning in a bottle with all your customers?

Learn how to turn $100 into $1000 on Restaurant Ninjas

Learn how to turn $100 into $1000 on Restaurant Ninjas

Take a listen to this episode of RESTAURANT NINJAS:

  • "Roger fell into the restaurant business"

  • "SalesStars is a turnkey online program to train your front-of-the-house team!"

  • "Roger Beaudoin hires for his restaurants based on personality, approach and attitude."

  • "Roger Beaudoin and I talk about the "Flash of Lightning" on today's Restaurant Ninjas podcast!"

  • "Learn how to turn $100 into $1000 on today's Restaurant Ninjas!"

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