Running a restaurant can be a wild ride – particularly in the current economy. There are many things that can cause a restaurant’s profitability to take a nose-dive, from a shut down order, to seating capacity limits, to rising labor costs, and out-of-control inflation. One way that restaurant owners can maintain some control is by closely analyzing and tracking their prime costs. Put simply, prime cost is what you spend in order to make sales. By adding together the cost…