5 pros and cons of scaling your restaurant business

5 pros and cons of scaling your restaurant business

Before you sign on the dotted line for a new location, consider these pros and cons of scaling your restaurant business.

Inescapable ingredients (Part 2): Keeping steak on the menu despite high beef prices

Inescapable ingredients (Part 2): Keeping steak on the menu despite high beef prices

Part 2 of our series, which explores how chefs are using common ingredients to innovate menus, focuses on how restaurateurs are keeping steak on the menu despite higher beef prices. .

4 for 15: 4 speakers, 15 minutes each, limitless knowledge

4 for 15: 4 speakers, 15 minutes each, limitless knowledge

Three fast casual restaurant operators and other experts share their insights about the industry and how they've found success and value in it.

FCES15: Tips on building a foundation for profitable growth

FCES15: Tips on building a foundation for profitable growth

Strategic and profitable growth for today's restaurants, quick service eateries and retailers is a comprehensive endeavor. But it's doable and the number one tip to getting a foundation built is to jump in and start making it happen.

How restaurant chains can increase profits by improving energy and operational efficiency

How restaurant chains can increase profits by improving energy and operational efficiency

By implementing device-level monitoring of energy consumption, chains gain unmatched visibility into the devices running their restaurants and can easily identify systems that are inefficient or improperly used.

13 ways to beat weather-related supply chain challenges

13 ways to beat weather-related supply chain challenges

'Mother Nature is not sweet.' -- John Shelby Spong

How one restaurant is cutting egg prices

How one restaurant is cutting egg prices

While most restaurants are still passing down higher egg prices to customers thanks to the egg shortage caused by the bird flu, one restaurant has discovered a way to reverse its price hikes.

6 ways to make your restaurant more sustainable without cutting profits

6 ways to make your restaurant more sustainable without cutting profits

Follow these six tips that relate to promotions planning and execution to make your restaurant more sustainable in the current industry climate.

Receiving 101:  Control and Safety

Receiving 101: Control and Safety

Whoever is in charge of receiving should follow a standard set of rules in order to maintain the safety of food and ensure you protect your bottom line.

Simple solutions to minimizing food waste

Simple solutions to minimizing food waste

Food waste is a fact of the restaurant business, and for something that cannot be completely avoided, the toll it takes is steep. Food waste has a spectrum of consequences that spans the erosion of profits to negatively impacting the ecosystem and harming the sustainability of the planet.

Waste not, want not, profit more

Waste not, want not, profit more

In our business, every morsel has been bought and paid for, and its value lies in its resale, not its position at the bottom of a trash can.

Will Chipotle raise prices again in 2015?

Will Chipotle raise prices again in 2015?

Another price increase may be on the horizon as Chipotle navigates high beef costs, and the pork supply issue could take a $2 million chunk out of the bottom line in Q1 2015.

Rearview 2014: Here's what we were hungry for

Rearview 2014: Here's what we were hungry for

What did we want to nosh on in 2014? Not gluten. And maybe we're getting sick of pumpkin spice, too.

Smashburger CMO: Better burgers are here to stay

Smashburger CMO: Better burgers are here to stay

Smashburger grew by about 20 percent this year, and it's likely it will continue that pace next year, according to newly-appointed CMO Josh Kern.

Startup aims to help restaurants clear hyperlocal produce hurdles

Startup aims to help restaurants clear hyperlocal produce hurdles

OtherShip Foods offers 10- and 20-foot containers that use hydroponics technology to grow produce on site.

Industry trends: Consumers will spend more for transparency, authenticity, safety

Industry trends: Consumers will spend more for transparency, authenticity, safety

Watch for menu trends at airport bars and lounges, Hollywood and convenience stores.

Firehouse CEO: Restaurant industry dealing with unprecedented headwinds

Firehouse CEO: Restaurant industry dealing with unprecedented headwinds

Union activism, food costs, data breaches and minimum wage debates are just part of the 'external factors' facing restaurant operators.

A case for produce management

A case for produce management

Produce is hard to benchmark what you should be paying on a regular basis because there is no regularity to the product category.

Reducing food waste can improve the bottom line and the environment

Reducing food waste can improve the bottom line and the environment

A study commissioned by the Food Waste Reduction Alliance found that approximately 80 billion pounds of food are discarded into US landfills every year, with restaurants accounting for 37 percent of that waste.

How to survive the protein craze

How to survive the protein craze

Cutting costs by creating limited time offers or new menu items that scale down the serving of animal protein could be interesting to test with consumers.

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