You know that Labor cost is one of your restaurant’s biggest expenses alone without all the common employee abuses that happen every week in this business. When I started my first place, I had employees who’d clock in early and stand around. I had employees clock in co-workers even when they weren’t on the schedule and the list of potential losses go on an on. Until I put a stop to it!
In this episode, I’m going to show you how your approach to hiring will make all the difference. Once you have the right staff that truly care about the guest’s experience, consistent training will build your brand and ring your cash register.
Think about sales as the lifeblood of your restaurant and Service and Sales naturally go together…you can’t have one without the other. And isn’t your goal to make as much money in your restaurant as possible? I hope so! Listen as I explain how the ABSOLUTE BEST servers Assume the Sale!
Drop whatever you’re doing and get this Free Restaurant App now…
Running a restaurant is the most challenging business I know.. so many details, so many hours… hard to stay organized until Now!
You know I’m all about systems and efficiency to run a super profitable restaurant – so listen up. In today’s podcast I speak with Konstantin Zvereff from a company called BlueCart. The BlueCart platform is a one-stop shop for everything you buy from food, to alcohol, even dry goods all with just One Click.
Lots of restaurants hire in a pinch for the wrong reasons with the wrong approach. I see want ads all the time for desperate restaurants seeking experienced people…
“Wanted Experienced Cook.. Experienced Server” – Why? Most of the time, these people usually don’t work out – No wonder turnover is so high in the restaurant business.
Episode #45 Part 2 – Your Burning Restaurant Questions Continued with Jaime Oikle of Running Restaurants
In my last episode, my friend and fellow industry Pro Jaime Oikle of www.runningrestaurants.com suggested we ask our listeners for their most challenging questions. You responded and the Q & A session was super powerful.
Episode #44 Part 1 – Burning Questions From Restaurant Owners with Jaime Oikle of Running Restaurants
When you’re in the absolute thick of running your restaurant, you need answers like yesterday… Answers that will help you solve critical problems and significantly improve your operation.
So, I was super excited when my friend and industry collaborator Jaime Oikle of www.runningrestaurants.com suggested that we ask our listeners for their most challenging questions.
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.