In my book, there is no more challenging business than running restaurants and I often call it the business of 1000 details. You’ve got ordering, inventory, finances, marketing. payroll and so many balls to keep in the air. So what should you focus on first? So give today’s episode a listen. We’re talking 3 Things to do Today that will really transform the way you do business.
In today’s episode, I speak with Lisandra Pagan, a business interruption expert who lost her own small business to an unforeseen natural disaster. Listen and learn all you can do to not only survive the unexpected, but to move forward more positively and confidently than before.
You can’t run an effective operation without a team and one vital person on that team is your CPA and Tax Professional… but just any CPA won’t due, there is a difference. Listen to today’s episode as I speak with Mr. Tony Perricelli, CPA and Master of Taxation. Its all about making more money and keeping more money.
This episode is all about customer Pet-Peeves. The most minute details affect the guest’s impressions of your operation and these impressions are lasting. They absolutely determine whether or not the guest returns. Take a listen to our discussion as we cover seventeen – that’s right 17 customer service pet peeves to banish forever in your restaurant.
As rocking as your place may be, you can’t have too many profit centers! You may have Take-Out, possibly Delivery, even the Retail Store, but have you thought about the power of Catering? The beauty of catering is you can do it during non-busy times or even before your doors open for dinner service.
What’s a Cash Cow you ask? Any food or beverage menu items that have a high “perceived value” with guests, cost very little to put on the plate, are very popular and most important very profitable. This is how you make money in the restaurant business folks! Listen to this episode for the real scoop and then to put this plan in action!
In this latest episode, my friend and industry PRO Jaime Oikle of www.runningrestaurants.com and I discuss why you should probably close your restaurant one or two days a week. Unless you’re in Las Vegas or a major destination with constant traffic, you just might be losing money staying open on your slow nights.
Listen as we walk you through a simple daily Break-Even exercise which will show you exactly how much you need to ring in sales each and every day. This quick listen is time well spent to really dial in your operation and most important save and boost your Profits!
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 #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”!