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Restaurant Taxes

Everything You Need to Know about Restaurant Taxes

Last modified on June 8th, 2022 at 11:25 am

Jump to: What Taxes Am I Required to Pay as a Restaurant Owner? Sales Tax Rates By State How Business Structure Affects Taxes Are There Any Tax Deductions for Restaurant Owners? Grow Your Business They say that there are only two things that are certain in life: death and taxes. As a restaurant owner, you are probably all too familiar with taxes. In addition to paying federal income tax, owners may also be responsible for a slew of other taxes.…

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Restaurant Logo Examples

80+ Creative Restaurant Logos | How to Create a Restaurant Logo

Last modified on June 8th, 2022 at 11:23 am

One of the most challenging parts of running a restaurant isn’t coming up with a great menu, or even staffing the business. For many restaurant owners, it is all of the other work that goes into making a restaurant successful that can be so hard – like branding and marketing. From coming up with a slogan to crafting a marketing strategy, branding your restaurant is critical to its profitability. When you get these elements right, it can be a boon…

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Design and Optimize Restaurant Floor Plans

How to Design & Optimize Your Restaurant Floor Plan

Last modified on June 8th, 2022 at 11:21 am

Jump to: The Benefits Of A Well-Designed Restaurant Floor Plan Divvying Up Space Factors to Consider Restaurant Floor Plan Creation Tools Ways To Improve Existing Spaces Taking Your Business to the Next Level One of the most important elements of a successful restaurant is a good layout. If you have amazing food and drinks, but the space is uncomfortable, customers won’t want to spend time there. At the same time, having a good flow to your floor plan can make…

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Creative Coffee Cup Designs

20+ Creative Takeout Cup Designs for Inspiration

Last modified on June 8th, 2022 at 11:18 am

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, businesses of all types have had to adapt to stay in the black. This is particularly true for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops, all of whom have been affected by shutdown orders. As a result, establishments are relying on takeout orders more than ever before. In this new era, having branded disposables for takeout is incredibly important. Whether your customers post pics of their takeout on social media or simply show their family and friends…

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Increase Takeout Sales

Tactics for Increasing Takeout Sales

Last modified on June 8th, 2022 at 1:38 pm

Jump to: Reconfigure Your Menu Create Takeout Specials Make It Convenient Promote Your Takeout Brand Your Packaging Ramp Up Takeout Orders In these difficult times, restaurants are more reliant than ever on takeout business. Even if there are no pandemic-related restrictions on eat-in dining, many customers simply do not feel safe eating in a restaurant – creating a strain on restaurants across the country. To remain profitable during COVID-19, increasing takeout sales is vital. There are a number of ways…

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Start Your Own Coffee Shop

How to Start Your Own Coffee Shop

Last modified on June 8th, 2022 at 1:37 pm

If you are a coffee aficionado, or simply have an entrepreneurial spirit, you may be considering opening up a coffee shop. These businesses can be incredibly successful, particularly if you are able to cultivate the kind of atmosphere that makes people want to spend time there. Coffee shops often have lower overhead than restaurants, which can make it an ideal choice for a new business owner. Of course, opening up a coffee shop still requires a fair amount of planning…

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How To Start A Ghost Kitchen

What Is a Ghost Kitchen and How Do You Start One?

Last modified on January 28th, 2022 at 10:53 am

Jump to: What Is a Ghost Kitchen (Virtual Kitchen)? How Does a Ghost Kitchen Work? Pros and Cons of Creating a Virtual Kitchen How to Set Up and Run a Ghost Kitchen Throughout the country, ghost kitchens – also known as virtual kitchens – are a relatively new concept growing in popularity. By using a ghost kitchen, a restaurant owner may be able to take advantage of the food delivery market, while simultaneously increasing the utilization of their staff, restaurant…

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Effective Restaurant Slogans

How to Write an Effective Restaurant Slogan With 50+ Examples

Last modified on June 8th, 2022 at 1:35 pm

There are certain taglines or slogans that immediately call to mind a particular company. For example, if someone says, “like a good neighbor,” to you, chances are good that you will either respond with “State Farm is there,” or simply think of the insurance company State Farm. That is the power of a slogan. When well-written and used effectively, it can be something that differentiates you from other companies and keeps you at the front of customers’ minds. Some restaurant…

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How To Write A Server Job Description

How to Write a Server Job Description

Last modified on June 8th, 2022 at 1:33 pm

When you open up your restaurant, you may think that it’s all about the food. While having great food is critical to the success of your restaurant, customer service may be just as important – or even more so. After all, it doesn’t matter if you have the best fried chicken in the state if your servers deliver it to the table soggy, greasy and cold. There are few things that can tank your restaurant’s reputation faster than poor quality…

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How To Calculate Restaurant Labor Cost Percentage

How to Calculate Restaurant Labor Cost Percentage

Last modified on June 8th, 2022 at 1:32 pm

Jump to: What Is Labor Cost? How Can I Calculate My Restaurant Labor Cost Percentage? How Can I Control My Labor Costs? Keep Your Restaurant Profitable Most people get into the restaurant industry because they love to cook or because they have a flair for providing a unique dining experience. It is rare for a restaurateur to get into the business because they love doing math. And yet so much of your restaurant’s success is dependent on math.  There are…

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