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Food Cost Control and What You Need to Know

Food Cost Control and What You Need to Know

If you want to control your food cost, first you need to know what food cost is. It’s described as “the percentage of total restaurant sales spent on food product.” Successful restaurants try to keep their food costs at 30% or less. So why is food cost so important? Because it’s one […]

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10 Restaurants Struggling with High Food Prices

10 Restaurants Struggling with High Food Prices

During the 1980s and 1990s, many restaurant chains set their sights on the middle class, offering reasonably priced meals that entire families could enjoy and afford. But as the middle class shrinks and inequality becomes more of an issue, these chains are hemorrhaging customers, and it’s ultimately going to doom […]

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12 Clever Ways to Cut Costs at Your Bar or Restaurant

12 Clever Ways to Cut Costs at Your Bar or Restaurant

Do you want to cut costs at your bar or restaurant? Of course! Who doesn’t? However, it can seem that it’s easier said than done. You know keeping your costs under control is important, but sometimes keeping them in check can seem like an impossible task! Take heart—here are 12 […]

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9 Unexpected Costs of Opening a Restaurant

9 Unexpected Costs of Opening a Restaurant

One thing new restaurateurs should always expect is the unexpected – interminable waits for permits, scary surprises behind walls – and if you fail to budget for such expenses, you could go belly up. There are many reasons restaurants fail, but about 80% of those that fail go under “because […]

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Arby’s Increases Energy Efficiency Through ‘ResourceFULL’ Initiatives

‘Efficiency Matters’ Helps Restaurants Lower Energy Use Intensity Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. (ARG), franchisor of the iconic quick-service sandwich chain with nearly 3,400 Arby’s restaurants worldwide, today announced energy reduction savings as part of a company-wide effort to lessen environmental impact.  The sustainability efforts are a key component in Arby’s […]

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TriageNow, When Employee Care Really Matters

TriageNow, a nurse-based telephone reporting call center that will manage the initial contact of your workers’ compensation injuries for you, and guide your injured employee quickly to the most appropriate level of care. Our major differences are: Reduced set-up fees and “Pay As You Go” payment plan for all the […]

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TriageNow: Reducing Restaurant Workers’ Compensation Costs One Injury at a Time

TriageNow is announcing their time of injury Nurse Triage Call Center, designed and dedicated to the Restaurant industry.  TriageNow, a nurse-based telephone reporting call center that will manage the initial contact of your workers’ compensation injuries for you, and guide your injured employee quickly to the most appropriate level of […]

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Rolling Deposits – Uncovering the Granddaddy of Cash Fraud

The Shift Manager of the fast food restaurant sat in his car, under a shade tree in a parking lot. On the floor board are unused disposable deposit bags and a destroyed deposit bag that had been sealed with last night’s closing deposit. The manager had sliced open the deposit […]

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New SilverSaver System Saves Restaurants Thousands of Dollars in Lost Flatware Annually Makes Official Debut at NRA Show 2012

There are a lot of daily expenses in the restaurant business, and now the new SilverSaver System from Restaurant Remedy Group (RRG) has been proven to save restaurants money every day, adding up to thousands of dollars each year. The SilverSaver System will make its official premier in booth #263 […]

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