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Why the Commissary Kitchen is a Hidden-Profit Gem

Most caterers start out pretty simple with one line of business, whether it is baking for wholesale accounts or doing on-site events. This simple model starts from a small kitchen that seems impossible to ever outgrow.

What the Shift Toward Vegan Eating Means for Your Restaurant

With plant-based food businesses, festivals, and pop-ups booming, it’s clear that veganism is becoming a global phenomenon. Over the last five years, people have started to make more informed food choices, driven by a growing awareness of the impacts of animal agriculture on climate change, health, and animal welfare.

Why Bring Mobile Into Restaurant Customer Service

All industries, including restaurants, are moving toward mobile to provide better service to their customers. Mobile is convenient and allows customers to engage with businesses on a device they’re already using most of the day.

The Decision That Could Alter Employment Contracts for Restaurants

On Monday, May 21, the Supreme Court ruled that class- and collective-action waivers in employee arbitration agreements are enforceable and may prohibit employees from pursuing class- or collective-action lawsuits for workplace claims, a decision that could alter employment contracts in the restaurant industry moving forward.

3 Data Features Your Full-Service Restaurant Can't Do Without

A term like "restaurant data" can mean many different things. Restaurants, regardless of segment, generate untold amounts of data every single hour they're running. As an operator, understanding the types of technology to use to track your data might seem like a full-time responsibility, especially when your restaurant is full-service.

Lessons on Leasing for Restaurant Operators

The best restaurateurs are good at the details: they pay attention to what ingredients go into the food, how each dish is plated and served, how much liquor is sold, and how quickly the tables turn.They need to train that same laser focus on a critical piece of paper that can spell the difference between big profits and big headaches: the lease.