Restaurant Operations

Successfully Starting a Restaurant

The restaurant industry has a reputation for a high mortality rate. The statistic is misleading because the failure number is skewed by 1st time want-to-be restaurateurs newly starting a restaurant. The 1st time start-ups without a franchise or professional consultant behind them typically fail.

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Top Social Media Marketing Trends in 2014
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Whether you used Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Pinterest, YouTube, or all of the above, chances are social media influenced your business in 2013. Check out these new social media trends of 2014 for your bar or restaurant.

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The IRS Did Not Ban Automatic Gratuities – The Hospitality Formula
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While the restaurant industry is stating that the IRS is banning automatic gratuities in 2014, this is inaccurate. The restaurant industry is choosing this ban rather than protecting their employees.

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Freakonomics » Should Tipping Be Banned? A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast
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The Freakonomics podcast addresses the correlation between tipping and service

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How restaurant lobby blocks living wage for fast food workers | Al Jazeera America
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The other NRA, with its campaign to keep wages down, defies both democracy and common decency

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Here’s How to Get Your Restaurant Publicity On AroundMainLine.com, Or: How Bad PR People Ruin the PR Industry – Foobooz
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Restaurants of Philadelphia, sometimes just being a great restaurant isn’t enough to get publicity for your restaurant. In some cases, you need to buy a publisher and her whole family dinner on Christmas Eve. On Monday, some restaurants in the Philadelphia area received the following email from Sarah Lockard (pictured), the publicist-publisher behind AroundMainLine.com, a…

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Op-Ed: Restaurant Servers Can’t Live on $2.13 an Hour
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The tipped minimum wage has been stagnant since 1996—and that needs to change.

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Google + For Restaurants – Free Report
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  Free Restaurant Marketing Report Of The Month Each month on Restaurant Marketing Plan we will offer a free report for you to download.  These reports are selected to help jumpstart your restauran…

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Making it Easy to Spend (Part One)
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I recently had the opportunity to request bids for printing my book. I am spending a fairly significant (to me) amount of money on…

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