When you eat out in other restaurants, if you’re anything like me you critique the operation – from food to service and ambiance… Funny how we can have a critical eye and think “I can do it better”! But in your own restaurant, do you regularly look at the thousands of details – essentially seeing what the guest sees? If not, you might have a fast-food approach… get them in , get them out and present the check!
My guest in this cast, Mr. Colton Shoults is killing it in his first few weeks of business with lines out the door, a dedicated hard-working staff, happy customers singing his praises and a growing bank account. What’s his secret? “SYSTEMS”!
I get it. As restauranteurs we think we’ve got it all covered, but a fresh perspective can really improve your operation. Don’t get so close to your restaurant to think that everything’s great – even if you’re busy.
The restaurant industry is a HIGH TURNOVER business, but I’ve got the solution. Don’t hire another person in your restaurant until you listen to this podcast episode.
Forget about help-wanted ads, you can’t simply fill openings… that’s a sure fire way to find average people, who will deliver average guest experiences, average food & drink and lead to nothing but problems in your restaurant.
A “hook” is anything unique, different, eye-catching or appealing about the way you do business.. If you have really cool hooks and promote them well, there’s no stopping the power of your restaurant brand. Best of all, very few restaurants (your competitors) are doing this, so its a Competitive Advantage for you.
If you’re not willing to invest 1 hour in your business to dominate your competition, you might as well turn in your keys because there are easier ways to make money than the restaurant business.
Do I have your attention? Good. Listen as I give away my secrets to Killing IT! Secrets I used to ring well over $1 Million in just 4-months a year in my seasonal restaurant… Not only that, but my profit was DOUBLE the industry average.
Here’s an easy & inexpensive way to create an amazing video that brings your restaurant to life for the customer even when they’re not in your restaurant. How powerful is that? You can demonstrate your food, service & ambiance… everything that makes your place special and get those customers in your door and coming back again and again.
Many restaurateurs HATE the numbers… some even avoid their finances completely, but I’m going to show you why this is a dangerous game. If your restaurant has a slow night or two a week, you have 3 choices…
Many restaurants waste thousands of $$ on the shotgun approach of traditional marketing. Listen as Bar/Restaurant expert Nick Fosberg explains how persuasive lead-generating marketing can zero in on your most qualified new customers and keep them with a sniper approach.
I get it – your restaurant has so many moving pieces, do you need another? YES! I’m talking about simplifying your business and your life so you run it and not the other way around. You’re probably already paying for multiple functions that you don’t have time for or can’t do yourself… but what if you had one system that ran your restaurant… inventory, cost controls, labor & scheduling, invoices.. a complete back of house solution that’s simple to use and works with your POS system? And, if you have more than one location, combines and compares all this information from multiple restaurants at the touch of a button…
Listen as I speak with John Moody from Restaurant365 as he takes us through one stop to solve all your restaurant management functions in one simple solution.