How to Create a Simple, Effective Restaurant Workflow

When we say “workflow,” what do we mean exactly? In simple terms, we're talking about the procedures you put in place in your restaurant. These can have a wide range of applications, because obviously the workflows in your kitchen are going to be different from those within the dining room.

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4 Ways to Gamify Your Restaurant Employee Experience

Why is gamification important to your restaurants? Simply put, it rewards positive behavior--whether it’s for food preparation, cleanliness, learning new skills, processing orders, or any number of other tasks. Teaching employees how you want these tasks to be completed and rewarding them for...

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How FreshCheq is Priced by Restaurant Owners, for Restaurant Owners

There are many ways that companies price the software that businesses use to manage food safety and their daily processes. Some charge by the user or feature and others require you to purchase specific hardware. Prices range from $300 to $3000 per year. Discounts are often made for large...
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11 Ways to Keep Employees Positive and Productive

When you think about the worst job you’ve ever had, what was the atmosphere like? For many of you, it was probably an environment in which everyone was miserable, lazy, incapable, or some combination of the three.

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Why Employee Turnover is the Restaurant Industry’s Labor Crisis


Everyone in the restaurant industry is dealing with high employee turnover rates. Some may be facing this problem more than others, but no matter who you ask among restaurateurs, this is always at the top of the list.

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How to Train Your Restaurant Staff to Consistently Improve


When it comes to managing a restaurant, there's a direct correlation between how well you train your staff with the success of your restaurant. Training leads to confidence for the employees, confident employees who know that they're doing well are happier, and happier employees deliver the best...

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The Real Cost of Restaurant Employee Turnover


When you think of the costs associated with employee turnover, what comes to mind? When you’re trying to manage employees and mitigate the costs of turnover, some might seem obvious but there are many others that aren’t.

Employee turnover has many costs to your business. Here are four to think...

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Reducing Employee Turnover Starts at the Interview

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Most restaurant operators are very concerned with reducing turnover in their stores. There are a couple of things to consider, but it starts with the interview to make sure that you are hiring the right people and setting the right expectations. There are two real components to that: learning...

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3 Ways to Improve Restaurant Employee Retention


We know how challenging it is to staff and run restaurants. You will never eliminate turnover, but you can put strategies in place to lessen the impact it has on your business. Employee retention is a long-term strategy and here are 3 things to help you get started today.

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5 Secrets of Top-Notch Restaurant Managers


The success of your restaurant really starts with your leadership team, so hiring and retaining good restaurant managers is critical to that success. The best way to keep your restaurant managers engaged is to align your goals and motives with theirs.

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