How To Choose The Right Restaurant Tables

Choosing adaptable furniture for a restaurant’s interior design and layout will allow you to fulfill the different needs of your guests, which will save you time and money in the long run. From the selection of styles to the selection of materials and sizes from among a plethora of options, every piece should be perfectly suited to the design, function, and layout of the space.

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When it comes to purchasing commercial restaurant tables and chairs for a company, the process is very different from when purchasing domestic furniture. In order to resist the rigorous usage and demands of a bustling restaurant, commercial-grade furniture should be chosen from the beginning to get the greatest results.…

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Expanding Your Restaurant Business: 3 Things to Keep in Mind

You’re turning out the best food you’ve ever made. You have diners lining up to compliment you on your flavours, professionalism and turnaround. And the Google reviews are in: your business is a certifiable local hit.

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Where do you go from here? If you’re like most enterprising restaurant owners in this country, your thoughts turn to expansion. How can you get your locally-loved product into hungry mouths in other neighbourhoods, other cities, perhaps even other countries?

Expansion takes planning and consideration. Expand in the wrong way – or too quickly – and you could risk over-extending.…

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How to Boost Your Restaurant Revenue with a POS with Online Ordering

Consumer habits around online ordering of restaurant and café food have been changing over the years. Revenue from online platform ordering to consumer delivery has been on the increase since 2017 and with Australian customers continuing the trend, businesses can boost their revenue by using the right restaurant online ordering system.

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Process simplification

Freeing up staff to prepare, pack and get food ready for delivery or collection means maximising the use of their time and increases the throughput of orders. In order to do that you have to simplify your systems. Key to this is an online order POS that integrates seamlessly with your current payment and in-house ordering system.…

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Modern Restaurant and Bar Trends That Are Attracting Patrons

With the emergence of food delivery apps, restaurants and bars everywhere have been experiencing a significant decrease in physical patronage. This is not a major concern for your locality’s more established businesses, but for many smaller businesses who are still looking to carve a niche for themselves, it can be tricky knowing how to attract a crowd.

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Here are a few ways small business owners can reclaim control and effortlessly up their venue’s foot traffic.

1. Your POS system and you

When given a choice between ‘Cash Only’ and ‘Cashless’, the correct answer should always be neither. You want to make sure that your point of sale system (or POS) is able to take payments from absolutely all potential customers.…

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Small Business Advice: Keeping Your Restaurant or Cafe Competitive

Whenever anyone tries to start a small business, it’s an uphill battle. But particularly when it comes to trying to start up a restaurant or café, there is even more competition that you have to work against. That’s why it’s important to gather and follow as much small-business advice as you can.

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Specifically when it comes to cafés, restaurants, or eateries, be sure that as a small business owner you buy good cookware and dishes, work to establish a theme, make your food purchases as efficient as possible, and do in-depth research about your competition.

Following all of that advice will take you to the next level of ownership.…

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5 Accounting Tips for New Restaurant Owners

One thing’s for sure: you’re getting into the restaurant business because you love it. For many people just like you, opening a restaurant the ultimate dream — combining a love of food, hospitality, people and entrepreneurship. It will be a lot of work but it will be worth it.

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But while passion is the glue that will hold it all together, we’ve already mentioned the most important ingredient: hard work. It’s not just about choosing great staff or even about coming up with a great restaurant business plan (though of course, both help) — opening a restaurant also requires fantastic accounting.…

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Time-saving Techniques for Restaurant Owners

For people who appreciate great food served in a welcoming and friendly atmosphere, owning a restaurant means living the dream.

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But owning and running an eating-and-drinking establishment takes more than just a love of all things culinary. Owning a restaurant, dedicated as it may be to providing memorable experiences, is as much about the business side of the equation, and increasing productivity while maintaining quality is the goal.

And the best way to achieve this goal is by introducing time-saving techniques into your daily strategy. The following can help you streamline your processes and boost your bottom line while growing customer satisfaction:

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A Quick Guide To Opening A Successful Restaurant

So you want to open a restaurant. You’re a great cook and your friends and family have told you that you should do this for a living. So what exactly is involved in a venture like this?

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You should know that according to Alleywatch, almost 60 percent of all restaurants fail within the first five years of opening. That’s a daunting statistic but with some careful planning, you can make sure you maximize your business’s chance of success. Keep in mind, this is a bare bones outline for what you need to do.

It All Starts With An Idea And A Plan

Before you can begin your new business, you have to have some ideas in place.…

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Four Ways to Increase Your Chances of Success with Your Restaurant

Opening a restaurant can be a great experience and lucrative as well, but like any other business, there is risk involved. If you are contemplating starting a restaurant, there are a great many things you can do to improve your chances of success. The following are four ideas.

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Different type of cuisine

You don’t necessarily need to open a restaurant with a type of food that no one has ever experienced before, but it needs to be different from other restaurants in the neighborhood. In a small town, it could be a cuisine that is commonly found across the nation, but there is nothing available to locals.…

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