There are two kinds of back offices in a restaurant. There's the one that's so uncomfortably crowded it barely fits the manager, a desk and a Blu-ray copy of Chef. Then, there's the virtual back office – this is the restaurant software system that literally creates the playbook and task lists for the manager on a daily basis.Read More
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Matt Klyman here. To all my blog readers, a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year! As I counted down the seconds this New Year’s eve and watched the ball drop in Times Square, I found myself reflecting on resolutions, both personal and professional, that I would be making this year of 2014. In no specific order, they are:
Restaurants, cruise lines, hotels and casinos, as well as contract foodservice companies have access to the most powerful business intelligence tools the world has ever seen. In fact, the hospitality industry is probably the closest to fully realizing all of what digital marketing has to offer.
For restaurant companies with only one or two locations, spreadsheets can be a cost effective method for handling inventory, calculating general food costs, and creating basic reports. But when the number of locations rises, the problems with using spreadsheets can easily outweigh their low cost. Following are some difficulties associated with trying to use spreadsheets as the basis for a restaurant food cost control system.