To say that the restaurant world has changed would be an understatement.
Dealing with Difficult People
Everyone has met that person – or people – who fills you with so much frustration want to pull your hair out – and, unfortunately, sometimes you even have to [...]
Tips for Restaurant Retention
Everyone by now is aware of the nightmare that is staffing, especially in restaurants and retail. We can belabor the reasons, which are pretty well documented. None of those change [...]
You Want to Open a Restaurant … Now??
As we begin to come out of this debacle, I’m starting to see a lot of interest in opening new restaurants. There seems to be a glut of sideline cash [...]
10 Tips for … The Return
So, we know the COVID-19 scourge still persists across the globe, however, governments have started easing lockdown restrictions and slowly allowing restaurants to get back to some form of [...]
9 Restaurant Trends That Will Probably Come Out Of This Debacle
COVID-19 has forced some crazy changes and adaptations upon the restaurant industry that will change the landscape well into 2021 and possibly well beyond. The good news is that [...]
7 Ways to Keep Your Team Motivated and Inspired as the COVID-19 Nightmare Continues
Leadership needs new tools to re-energize their teams. It is no surprise that inspiration, motivation, performance, and overall well-being are lacking for many. As we continue to [...]
Restaurant Marketing Tips in the COVID-19 Era
One of the biggest hurdles restaurants are facing is marketing and messaging to customers who have been isolated for months. Whether you want to believe it or not, [...]
Guidelines for the Reopening of Restaurants
The States are starting to reopen and the list of guidelines. The Georgia Executive Order has listed 40 different measures that restaurants need to have in place in [...]
How DO you turn around a failing restaurant?
In the world of restaurant consulting, it seems like I get asked one question everywhere I go: How can I turn my failing restaurant business around? What my [...]
WTF are you doing?? – 8 questions to ask before you decide to open a restaurant
You already know that opening a restaurant is a labor of love. But if statistics say anything, it’s also a lesson in futility. These show that 60 percent [...]