David Kranker

Best Restaurant POS System

The Best Restaurant POS Systems for 2022

The list of tasks that you have to do as a restaurant owner is seemingly never-ending. From tracking inventory to managing staff, running a restaurant can be incredibly demanding. One of the best ways to automate some of these jobs is through a point of sale (POS) system. A POS system is a necessity in any restaurant. Depending on the type of technology that you purchase, your POS system can take on any number of assignments. This can then free…

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Restaurant Bar Security Systems

The Best Restaurant and Bar Security Systems

Last modified on June 8th, 2022 at 10:22 am

Jump To:  Why Do I Need a Security System for My Restaurant or Bar? CPI Business Stanley Security Systems ADT Commercial Sonitrol Johnson Controls Building a successful business is hard work – and requires a substantial investment of capital. Whether you are just starting out or have an established restaurant or bar, you will want to protect your investment. But what type of security should you use?> In recent years, a number of lower cost security systems like SimpliSafe have…

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Best Restaurant Equipment & Supply Stores

The Best Online Stores For Restaurant Equipment & Supplies

Last modified on June 8th, 2022 at 10:32 am

One of the hardest things about running a restaurant is the need to buy equipment and supplies. In addition to the cost, you have to keep a running inventory in order to know exactly what you need at any given time. Figuring out where to buy all of this equipment and supplies can also be a time suck, with so many options now available online. Buying restaurant equipment and supplies will always require some effort to find what you need…

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Restaurant Cleaning Procedures

Restaurant Cleaning Procedures & Cleaning Checklist

Last modified on June 8th, 2022 at 10:35 am

Keeping a clean restaurant has always been important. Not only are restaurants subject to strict regulations for health and safety, but customers simply won’t want to eat in an establishment that isn’t clean and tidy. In the era of COVID-19, it is even more critical to demonstrate to your clientele that you are following industry standards for maintaining cleanliness and reducing the risk of illness. A good cleaning regimen should ensure that your restaurant meets all applicable health codes while…

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restaurant marketing plan

How to Develop a Restaurant Marketing Plan for Any Restaurant

Last modified on June 8th, 2022 at 11:17 am

One of the most important aspects of running a successful restaurant is developing a solid marketing plan. While it may be possible to get diners in the door without marketing, most people won’t even know about your establishment and what you offer unless you market it appropriately.  Crafting a marketing plan may sound daunting, particularly if you don’t have experience in this field. While it may take time to put together your marketing plan, it doesn’t have to be hard.…

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Restaurant Survey Questions To Ask Guests

40 Restaurant Survey Questions to Ask Guests

Last modified on June 8th, 2022 at 11:15 am

Jump to: How to Run a Restaurant Survey Basic Information Questions Physical Space Questions Menu Questions Service Questions Technology Questions Big Picture Questions As a restaurateur, it can be hard to know what you’re getting right – and what needs to improve. Sales and profits tell part of the story. Reviews also tell part of the story, but not every customer is willing to provide public feedback. You likely don’t have enough insight to know whether there is something that…

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Create A Restaurant Menu From Scratch

How to Create a Restaurant Menu from Scratch

Last modified on June 8th, 2022 at 11:13 am

One of the most important features of any successful restaurant is a great menu. If you don’t have a variety of food listed on a well-designed menu, then it can be a real turn-off to customers. A menu that is difficult to navigate can make a huge difference to your bottom line. A menu might not seem like that big of a deal – after all, it’s just a place where you list your food. But, having a thoughtful menu…

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Restaurant Review Sites To Monitor

The Best Restaurant Review Sites Owners Should Monitor

Last modified on June 8th, 2022 at 11:11 am

Technology has transformed the way we live our lives – and how we do business. This is particularly true in the restaurant industry. In the past, word of mouth – and perhaps reviews from a restaurant critic – were all that most restaurant owners had to worry about in terms of reviews. Today, there are any number of review sites where customers can leave their thoughts on your food, service and more…for better or for worse. These sites can be…

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Robot Waiters For Restaurants

Robot Waiters: What Restaurants Need to Know

Last modified on June 8th, 2022 at 11:08 am

Jump to: What Is a Robot Waiter? Robot Waiters: Pros and Cons Keep Your Restaurant Running Smoothly Since the COVID-19 pandemic started, one of the biggest issues facing restaurants (beyond shutdowns and restrictions on service) is staffing. A labor shortage throughout the industry has led to a range of problems, including much longer wait times and incredibly frustrated customers. This has led many restaurant owners to get creative and bring robot waiters into the mix. Not only do these high…

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How To Start A Food Truck

How to Start a Food Truck

Last modified on June 8th, 2022 at 11:07 am

Jump To:  Pros & Cons of Opening A Food Truck Make a Business Plan Figure Out Costs and Equipment Get Necessary Approvals, Licenses, and Permits Figure Out the Basics of Your Operations Hire Employees Start Promoting Your Food Truck Build a Better Food Truck Experience In the not-too-distant past, food trucks were a novelty – something that you might see in a touristy area or at a festival. Today, food trucks are a staple in downtowns, near bars, and at…

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