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Operations

What makes your business run smoothly, productively, and profitably?  Operations.  We offer sound advice on everything from crisis management to supply chain to reducing your environmental footprint.

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Instagram isn’t just for restaurant goers, as photographs taken by chefs and restaurants have grown in popularity. Catch the attention of potential diners, promote specials and showcase your product with these Instagram tips.


Soft openings: Practice makes perfect

Sustaining and growing a profitable restaurant requires a loyal and expanding customer base. Millennials – also known as Generation Y and Generation Now – are a large and diverse market with significant spending power.


Floor plans set the stage for success

In today’s tight economy, baby boomers are providing a boost to U.S. restaurants because they have the money and desire to dine out. We suggest ways to reach out to this large and pivotal group.


Unlike fine wine, numbers don't improve with age

As the popularity of locally grown foods increases, restaurants are planting gardens in their own backyards. If your restaurant doesn’t have a garden, never fear - you can still take part in the farm to table movement.

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11 questions about music licensing

Music is one of the most important elements to establishing the mood in your restaurant. But make sure you have the necessary licensing to comply with copyright statutes. Performing rights organizations, such as BMI and ASCAP, act as intermediaries between restaurants and performing arts to protect intellectual property. Restaurants pay a fee to the performing rights organizations, which return most of the fee to songwriters, publishers and composers.

Create buzz, test new ideas with pop-up restaurants

Pop-up restaurants are mini-restaurants that temporarily operate in parks, plazas, galleries, warehouses, event centers and larger restaurants. Pop-up restaurateurs and their followers use blogs, Twitter and other social networks to inform people about the pop-ups. Some announce dining events just hours before they take place, and they often sell out.

4 steps to successful curbside pick-up

Curbside pick-up is becoming an increasingly popular option to drive business growth. If you’re considering starting a curbside pick-up service, or you have one in place, follow these best practices for curbside success.

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