How technology can improve your supplier relationships

Most restaurants struggle to have a single, unified, view of the products they order from their different vendors. This lack of visibility and transparency creates a fractured supply chain; one in which the restaurant operator and their suppliers do not operate in sync, resulting in inflated prices, bloated inventory, excessive waste, supply uncertainty, and often […]

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How to be a better Restaurant Manager

Being a Restaurant manager is not an easy job: it requires you to wear many different hats, sometimes too many, to successfully run everything.  From pricing decisions and  menu development to coordinating the entire staff and boosting morale, there are many steps along the way to being a successful manager.   The good news is […]

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What does Amazon’s Whole Foods acquisition mean?

As we all already know, on June 16, 2017, Amazon bought the upscale grocery chain Whole Foods for $13.7 billion in its biggest acquisition ever. But what are the main reasons behind this decision? The first aspect to dictate such a gigantic acquisition is data. Whole Foods has at its disposal extremely valuable \consumer data […]

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What are your customers really looking for?

The Food & Beverage Industry is in constant evolution, changing every day to adapt to new trends, styles, and foods. And it is easy to understand all these changes by simply looking back at the Industry 10 years ago to experience a completely different landscape. However, in such a fast-paced world we are living in […]

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How Whole Heart Provisions’ chef/owner, Rebecca Arnold, uses technology to run her kitchen

Mise en place is a French culinary phrase which means “putting in place” or “everything in its place.” It refers to the setup required before cooking, and is often used in professional kitchens to refer to organizing and arranging the ingredients that a cook will require for the menu items that are expected to be […]

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What do you need to open your dream restaurant?

  In today’s world, we are surrounded by a universe of fabulous chefs and restaurateurs who amaze us with their stunning dishes, impeccable hospitality, and unforgettable culinary experiences. For some, simply tasting, seeing, and talking about food is not enough; they instead are the entrepreneurs and dreamers who take their passion to the next level […]

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How weather affects food cost

  Whether or not you’re paying attention to it, weather matters. While there are several different aspects that can influence food prices, such as low stocks, and unstable commodities markets,  without any doubt, weather is the biggest factor. The agricultural industry is extremely sensitive in changes in climate and extreme weather. An unexpected rainfall or […]

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How weather impacts your menu

It is easy to understand how weather affects our mood which, as a result, influences how and what our guests eat. In fact, the change in weather has demonstrated to bring different eating habits. Changes in weather affect the place or ambiance where your customers want to dine. If you have a patio during the […]

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3 Time management tips for restaurant managers

From the moment you walk in the door, running a restaurant is nonstop! Most of the time it seems almost impossible not to be pulled in a million different directions. As a FOH or BOH manager juggling everything from staff to service related issues leaves little time to actually focus on driving a better business. […]

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