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National Restaurant Association - New edition of Restaurant Operations Report available

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New edition of Restaurant Operations Report available

The National Restaurant Association has released a new edition of its Restaurant Operations Report. Unique in the marketplace, this comprehensive resource can help restaurant operators strengthen financial performance. The report allows restaurateurs to compare their operations to those with a similar business profile to identify potential problems, manage costs and efficiency.

The 2016 edition of the Restaurant Operations Report presents operating results as amounts per seat and as ratios to total sales, which are the most common bases in the industry. It provides data on cost of sales, gross profit, direct operating expenses, employees, pre-tax income and other measurements to assist in identifying cost categories where performance could substantially vary from similar operations.

Based on financial data from more than 550 restaurants, the report analyzes restaurant income and expense statements to generate operations data for two profiles: fullservice restaurants and limited-service restaurants. In each profile, the data breaks down by sales volume, location type, menu theme and ownership. The cost categories match up with those presented in the NRA’s The Uniform System of Accounts for Restaurants.

The NRA's research and analysis have a long-standing reputation of the highest credibility, neutrality and accuracy inside and outside the industry as the leading authority on industry statistics, analysis and trends.

The report is available to National Restaurant Association members for $100, and to non-members for $200 and comes in print format or as a PDF for immediate download.

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