How to Create a Restaurant Equipment Maintenance Checklist

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Making a restaurant more efficient is a continual effort, fortunately, making a restaurant maintenance checklist is one of the less…

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Employee Payroll: Everything You Need To Know About Statutory Holiday Calculations in BC

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First things first: what constitutes as a statutory holiday in BC? The holidays that do qualify are as follows:

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Employee Payroll: Everything You Need to Know About Canada Day 2020 Statutory Holiday Rules

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Usually, July 1st marks Canada Day - but this year, Canada Day is observed on July 2nd. This doesn't mean Canada Day celebrations will be moved to…

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Canada Statutory Holiday Guide: Everything You Need to Know About Provincial Statutory Holidays

Canada Statutory Holiday Guide: Everything You Need to Know About Provincial Statutory Holidays

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General holidays, also known as statutory holidays, are fun - for the most part. They’re occasions for family and friends to come together to…

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How to Write a Restaurant Employee Schedule in California

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An employee schedule is an important part of your restaurant labor management process. You will lose money when your schedule is not done correctly.…

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Employee Payroll: Everything You Need to Know About Ontario Statutory Holidays

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Ontario's general holiday rules have been amended as of January 1st 2018. Though employee eligibility has remained the same, the method of Ontario's…

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Employee Payroll Everything You Need to Know About Manitoba Statutory Holiday

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Holidays observed in Manitoba's General Holiday are the 8 holidays below:

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California Labor Laws: What is a Blended Rate and When is it Used

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In short, blended rates are rates that are calculated using the different forms of compensation an employee receives. The total is then divided by…

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California Overtime Law: How to Calculate Blended Rates

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The first step of staying compliant is understanding that a penalty is owed. The second part? Accurately paying the correct violation amount. In the…

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Employee Payroll: Everything You Need to Know about Alberta Statutory Holidays

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So what days qualify as statutory holidays in Alberta? Only the following holidays:

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Employee Payroll Everything You Need to Know About Saskatchewan Statutory Holiday

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If you haven't noticed already, different provinces have different statutory holiday rules! In Saskatchewan, everyone is eligible for general holiday…

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How Top Restaurants Use Push to Promote New Dishes

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The team at Push Operations is all about efficiency. We thrive on simple solutions, and quick results. In other words: we want to help you! Our total…

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What is Human Capital Management?

What is Human Capital Management?

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Defined by research firm Gartner, human capital management (HCM) is a “practice related to people resource management. These practices are focused on…

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5 Ingredients to Spice up Your Restaurant Management

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Opening a new restaurant involves a lot of important topics. This handbook will help guide you through the management and operations portion of…

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The Ultimate Guide to Opening a Restaurant in the US

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In an effort to provide our readers with the best content possible, we’ve created a comprehensive guide to opening a restaurant. We’ve tapped into…

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The Handbook to New Restaurant Management

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Opening a new restaurant involves a lot of important topics. This handbook will help guide you through the management and operations portion of…

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Guide to Managing a Restaurant with Technology

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When looking for software to introduce to your restaurant business, you should be looking for 2 key factors: 1) Restaurant focused & 2) Ease of use.

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5 Mistakes Most Restaurant Managers Make when Hiring Employees

5 Mistakes Most Restaurant Managers Make when Hiring Employees

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When it comes to the success of your restaurant, few things are more important than your staff. Hiring the right people and providing them with the…

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How to Create a Quality Employee Training Guide

How to Create a Quality Employee Training Guide

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Building a quality team should be a primary goal for your restaurant business. But it's essential to have a comprehensive employee training guide.…

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How Big Data is Changing the Restaurant Industry

How Big Data is Changing the Restaurant Industry

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Around 48.4% of Fortune 1000 companies are achieving “measurable results” from investing in big data and 80.7% of executives described the…

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Understanding the Importance of Labor Costs: 3 Tools to Save Money

Understanding the Importance of Labor Costs: 3 Tools to Save Money

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Those in the restaurant industry are well aware that labor is one of the highest costs in running a restaurant. However, simply cutting hours is not…

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Restaurant Highlight: Hart House’s Edwyn Kumar

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Fresh off their 30th Year anniversary, Hart House has been described as an idyllic, charming and inviting restaurant – and those characteristics…

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Developing a Restaurant Concept: 3 Must Have Tips

Developing a Restaurant Concept: 3 Must Have Tips

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Choosing a concept is one of the most important steps of opening a restaurant. Your concept is your overall idea. It’s what defines your brand and…

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Restaurant Marketing: Grand Opening Checklist to Create Buzz

Restaurant Marketing: Grand Opening Checklist to Create Buzz

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There’s a lot to do and think about leading up to your restaurant’s grand opening. You want to make sure people show up, enjoy the event, and spread…

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California Restaurant Labor Laws: A Step-By-Step Guide (2018)

California Restaurant Labor Laws: A Step-By-Step Guide

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If you’re looking to open a business in the California's hospitality industry, we’ve gone ahead and compiled all the need-to-know facts about the…

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Avoiding Restaurant Lawsuits: How to Track Employee Meal Breaks

Avoiding Restaurant Lawsuits: How to Track Employee Meal Breaks

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Compliance is one of the biggest factors to consider when establishing restaurant employee policies and processes. Studies by Seyfarth’s 2017…

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Everything You Need to Know About Labor Law Posters

Everything You Need to Know About Labor Law Posters

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Being in compliance with all of labor laws and its notices is a given. However, it's one thing know what labor laws entail, and another to fully…

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Keeping Up with Restaurant Labor Compliance Laws

Keeping Up with Restaurant Labor Compliance Laws

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Labor laws are an important consideration in just about every aspect of restaurant management. Whether you’re hiring, firing, setting wages, or…

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Restaurant Marketing: How to Attract More Foot Traffic

Restaurant Marketing: How to Attract More Foot Traffic

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Restaurants need a lot of things to succeed: great food, professional staff, high margins. But, at the end of the day, a successful restaurant can be…

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Restaurant Management: How to Build a High Functioning Restaurant Team

Restaurant Management: How to Build a High Functioning Restaurant Team

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Building a team of any type is definitely an art. As a restaurant owner, building a team is essential for the smooth operation, function, and success…

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Restaurant Employees: How To Properly Onboard A New Hire

How To Successfully Onboard A New Hire

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Onboarding a new employee ensures that they are well-trained and able to perform their job to the standards you expect of your employees. Without a…

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First Impressions Matter: Linking Employee Onboarding and Retention

First Impressions Matter: Linking Employee Onboarding and Retention

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First impressions are priceless. Unfortunately, when a restaurant owner or manager does not recognize how important these first impressions truly…

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3 Common Compliance Mistakes That Restaurants Make

3 Common Compliance Mistakes That Restaurants Make

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Owning and operating a restaurant comes with many responsibilities and challenges. It’s easy to get wrapped up in the day-to-day operations of your…

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Restaurant Tools: Restaurant Opening Checklist

Restaurant Tools: Restaurant Opening Checklist

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Opening a new restaurant is exciting but stressful. There are a lot of decisions to be made and sometimes, it’s hard to keep track of everything that…

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4 Things New Restaurant Owners Need to Know About Labor Compliance

4 Things California Restaurant Owners Need to Know About Labor Compliance

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When it comes to labor laws, simple mistakes or misjudgments can lead to thousands of dollars in fines and lawsuits. It's imperative that new…

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Restaurant Uniforms: What to Consider

Restaurant Uniforms: What to Consider

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If you’re considering adding or changing your staff uniforms, it’s important to think about how these changes may affect your brand, your business,…

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Restaurant Marketing: Creating Your Online Community

Restaurant Marketing: Creating Your Online Community

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Restaurants are built around social activities. People attend brunch after Sunday church, grab drinks for a big game, eat dinner before a movie. It…

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Restaurant Staffing: How to Avoid Overworking Employees

Restaurant Staffing: How to Avoid Overworking Employees

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Restaurant work is hard work. It can be exhausting—both physically and mentally—and team member exhaustion can hurt customer service, operations…

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Dealing With Restaurant Reservation No Shows

Dealing With Restaurant Reservation No Shows

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No shows can be a very frustrating issue for restaurant owners to deal with. A no show reservation can greatly affect a restaurant's daily revenue.…

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Restaurant Operations: Navigating Guest Holiday Parties

Restaurant Operations: Navigating Guest Holiday Parties

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The holidays bring extra business and opportunity for restaurants. It’s an exciting time of year, but it typically means you’ll be juggling at least…

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Restaurant Hiring: 5 Tips to Help You Stand Out from Your Competitors

Restaurant Hiring: Standing Out from Your Competitors

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As a manager, you want to build a team of dedicated and enthusiastic employees to work with you every day and help your business thrive.…

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Restaurant Purchasing: Buying a Profitable Restaurant

Restaurant Purchasing: Buying a Profitable Restaurant

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Ready to buy a restaurant? Congratulations! Now pump the breaks. Investing in a new business can be exciting but it’s important to be aware of the…

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Buying a Restaurant: How to Find the Right Restaurant Broker

Buying a Restaurant: How to Find the Right Restaurant Broker

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Buying a restaurant is a big step that requires a lot of planning, brainstorming, research and finding the right people to help you along the way.…

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Restaurant Opening: Defining Your Target Customer

Restaurant Opening: Defining Your Target Customer

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Defining your target customer is possibly one of the most critical aspects to consider when opening a restaurant. It is essential to ensure your…

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Restaurant Locations: Factors to look for

Restaurant Locations: Factors to Look For

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The restaurant business can be tough. Choosing the right location for your restaurant will improve your chances of success. In fact, 63% of voters…

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5 Things to Consider for Reservation Software

5 Things to Consider for Reservation Software

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Ready or not, technology is here to make our lives easier. Restaurant technology is no different  Restaurant.org reported that “32 percent restaurant…

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Restaurant Operations: Holiday Preparation Tips

Restaurant Operations: Holiday Preparation Tips

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The holiday season marks one of the most busy and exciting times of the year for many restaurant owners and managers. Restaurant sales can increase…

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Restaurant Marketing: How to Market your Restaurant

7 Things You Should Be Doing to Market Your Restaurant

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Marketing is both a science and an art. But you don’t need to have a marketing degree to put your restaurant on the map. In fact, the internet and…

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Restaurant Equipment: How to Not Overspend

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Before you open a new restaurant, you need a few things. You need refrigerators, ovens, cutlery, freezers, appliances, and software. These are just a…

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5 Ways to Motivate Staff to Boost Sales

5 Ways to Motivate Restaurant Staff to Boost Sales

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Employees who do their job well are more likely to bring in more sales, whether that’s through upselling, great quality work, or fantastic customer…

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5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Franchise

5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Franchise

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Buying a franchise is a major financial, professional, and personal decision. If you want to open a restaurant, but don’t want to set up a whole new…

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Restaurant Staffing: What You Need to Know About Gen Z

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Restaurants are turning to the next cohort as millennials approach midlife. Generation Z (born mid–’90s through to early 2010s) are your future…

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6 Hidden Profit Sucks at Your Restaurant (& How to Fix Them)

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Restaurant margins are low. That means, for your restaurant’s bottom-line, every decision matters. So, here are some hidden profit killers and how…

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Restaurant Sales: 4 Upselling and Cross-Selling Tips

Restaurant Sales: 4 Upselling and Cross-Selling Tips

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The main objective of any restaurant owner is exceptional customer service. According to a recent survey, 95% of customers feel that great customer…

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The Importance of Staff Meals for Restaurant Teams

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In the restaurant industry, high turnover is extremely common. Ever-changing staff results in an endless stream of new employees who have to be…

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5 Things to Consider When Looking at Delivery Services

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The convenience of having a Skip the Dishes courier deliver you a bottle of wine, or a bowl of soup when you’re too sick to leave your home is the…

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Restaurant Sales: Customer Retention

Restaurant Sales: How Customer Retention Affects Revenue

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The number of items a customer orders isn't where you'll find your biggest profit generator. A single table that orders 30 items once a year won't be…

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Cutting Restaurant Costs: 10 Easy Steps

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“A penny saved is a penny earned” couldn’t ring more true than in the restaurant industry. On average, the net profit margin is 5%-15%.  That’s…

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Restaurants: Personalizing a Guest’s Dining Experience

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Whether you’re a restaurant manager or the owner, your ultimate goal is to offer the best dining experience to your customers. You’re not just…

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Restaurant Employees: Improving Customer Experience

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Many restaurant marketers may categorize restaurants in the food business. However, they're primarily in the services business. Their ultimate goal…

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California Labor Laws: Split Shifts

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Creating an employee schedule sounds easy, but when there are labor costs and labor compliance laws involved, it gets tricky. California labor laws…

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California Labor Laws: Restaurant Tip Sharing

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In the state of California, every employee is required to paid minimum wage. Though federal laws and other states allow tipped minimums, the state of…

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California Labor Laws: Meal and Rest Periods

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In an employee friendly state like California, labor laws are always in favor of your staff. Meaning, being an employee friendly business is more…

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California Labor Laws: Mileage Reimbursement

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As per California’s Labor Code Section 2802, employers must reimburse their staff for all reasonable expenses that incur while on duty. This can…

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California Labor Laws: Overtime

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As an employer, you may find yourself paying a lot of overtime. But the question is, are you paying it correctly? Overtime is one of the biggest…

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California Labor Laws: Clock Edits

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When it comes to rounding hours, staying compliant can be a slippery slope. In a state like California, where labor laws are in high favor of…

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5 Restaurant Grand Opening Ideas That Actually Work

5 Restaurant Grand Opening Ideas That Actually Work

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Conducting a grand opening for your restaurant may seem like a daunting task, but with the help of some of these seriously rad grand opening ideas,…

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How to Save Money on Your Restaurant Contractor

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Whether you’re building your restaurant from scratch or you’re renovating it, the process, in either case, is far from being simple. As usual, you…

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Going Green: Environmentally Friendly Restaurants

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The shift to sustainability has been happening for a long time. However, up until now, it has been a small part of the restaurant owners worries, but…

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Building the Ideal Restaurant Atmosphere: Sound

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According to a 2018 Zagat study, noise is the number one pet peeve of customers. Not the service, the prices, or the parking. Noise. Restaurants are…

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Things to Consider When Negotiating a Restaurant Lease

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Negotiating your restaurant lease is the first step of ensuring the safety and integrity of your restaurant business. As you embark on this initial…

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Menu Hacks: How to Maximize Customer Spending

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The decor and music is what sets the atmosphere for your restaurant, but the menu is your only way to persuade your customers to buy more. There are…

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How to Save Money When Opening a Restaurant

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Restaurants fail for a lot of reasons. Poor management. Boring food. Bad timing. The number one reason? Under-capitalization. It’s about the money.…

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5 Reasons Why Employees Quit & How You Can Help Them Stay

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The restaurant industry’s employee turnover rate is high, and it’s climbing. In 2016, the annual employee turnover rate was 73%. That means, on…

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Restaurant Start-up: Lease Terms to Look Out For

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It can be daunting when navigating the waters of restaurant leasing. Whether your restaurant business is brand new or you are moving spaces and just…

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Restaurant Labor Management: 3 Tips for Minimum Wage Increases

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Labor cost is always rising and on October 1st 2018, the provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba will introduce a new minimum wage for all…

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3 Must Have Features for Compliant Labor Management Software

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What is compliance and what does it mean? For us, it’s about covering all your bases as an employer. As advocates of making work easy, we’re…

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Restaurant Management: The Value of Pre-Shift Huddles

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With the hustle and bustle of the restaurant environment, it can be difficult to check in with your employees, and for your employees to check in…

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Restaurant BOH Management: 3 Things We’ve Learned from “Ratatouille”

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How many times have you watched a movie that inspired you? Whether in your personal life or professional life, movies have a tendency to invoke…

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Restaurant Technology: 5 Tools Disrupting the Restaurant Industry

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The dining experience is changing with the fast paced culture and demand for convenience. In turn, technology has played a large role in the…

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Restaurant HR: 3 Key Interview Questions for BOH Employees

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Kitchen staff are one of the hardest employees to hire and retain. The work hours are long and the expectation level is set high. Though…

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Understanding the Restaurant Industry: 3 Benefits of an All-In-One System

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More often than not, restaurant software providers offer 1 out of 3 things that you need. If there's labor forecasting, you may need to export your…

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Restaurant Analytics: 3 Labor Metrics That Your Restaurant Should Be Tracking

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The best part of running a restaurant? Touching tables, building relationships and sharing your love of hospitality! But that's just the easy part.…

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Restaurant Technology: Looking for a Restaurant POS System For You

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The best POS system out there, is dependent on your business model. Are you a small business with minimal square footage? Maybe opt for a cloud based…

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Restaurant Labor: The Value of Real Time Data

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Restaurant management is more than just evaluating numbers. Especially when it comes to growth. This is where restaurant real time data comes in.…

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7 Common Misconceptions about Scheduling

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Restaurant scheduling... seems like a simple task right? Think again! All businesses with 10 or 100 employees can understand the complication of…

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Restaurant Employee Labor: 3 Ways to Save on Labor Costs

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With the recent increases in labor in BC, Ontario and Alberta in the last year, labor cost is only going up. And as one of the biggest expenses in…

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Restaurant Management: 3 Time Management Strategies

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Restaurant management isn’t an easy task. You’re consistently dealing with factors like balancing books, managing employees, and calculating labor…

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Restaurant Management: Benefits of Integrating Time Clocks and Payroll

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Generally, restaurant management is made up of three parts: scheduling, time tracking, and payroll. You can’t have one without the other; but you can…

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5 Key Trends to Look for When Scheduling Restaurant Employees

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When creating a restaurant employee schedule, its crucial to schedule strategically. Its about knowing where you're spending your labor, what…

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3 Must Read Tips for Managing and Retaining Millennials at Your Restaurant

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Managing millennials is very different than managing other generations. They have  a strong sense of purpose - when they feel as though their efforts…

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Restaurant Management: Why You Should Consider HR Software

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What is HR or Human resources and what exactly does it mean? For restaurant management, HR can mean a lot of things. In actuality, restaurant…

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Restaurant Labor Scheduling: Why We Love Restaurant Reports

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Seriously, we love restaurant reports. They’re valuable pieces of information that allow you to look at your business collectively, without bias.…

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5 Places to Visit in Yaletown

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Pssst... did you know? Late April to May is the best time to travel to Vancouver! And though Vancouver is notorious for its rain, the sun is just…

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4 Key Traits to Look For in Restaurant Payroll Management Software

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Looking for a solution for your restaurant payroll management woes? Payroll management software sounds like an easy enough solution right? But not…

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Understanding Restaurant Payroll

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As a restaurant owner, you were many different hats. You’re in charge of managing employees, making sure your guests enjoy their experience, and…

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Restaurant Time Tracking: 3 Ways to Ensure Your Staff Clock In & Out

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Half the battle of controlling restaurant labor costs, is ensuring staff’s worked hours are tracked accurately. Implementing restaurant time tracking…

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Why Choose Push Operations Over HotSchedules for Your Restaurant Scheduling Software.

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We often get asked: Why Push for Scheduling? Specifically over HotSchedules. So, we thought'd we provide some insight as to why you should use push…

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Restaurant Highlight: Rosemary Rocksalt’s Teena Gupta

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The story behind Rosemary Rocksalt? Two successful entrepreneurs, and two bagel aficionados. You’re always hearing stories about how you shouldn’t go…

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Restaurant Management: What to Look for in a General Manager

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Hiring a strong General Manager can be a difficult process and finding the right person can be critical to the success of a restaurant. When looking…

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Restaurant Payroll Software: 3 Tips on Managing Labor

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Restaurant owners pay close attention to inventory; it usually represents the biggest expense in their businesses. But after food cost, restaurant…

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Restaurant Employee Time Attendance Software: Top 3 features

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As great as your employees may be, mistakes are still made when clocking in with ancient methods of pen and paper; and it costs your business in the…

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Push vs. Ceridian

Why Choose Push Operations Over Ceridian for Your Restaurant Payroll Software

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Restaurant owners and management speak to us every day about either switching over from Ceridian or looking for reasons as to why they should choose…

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Push Cares 2017: Strathcona’s Holiday Safe Place

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As of 2016, Push Operations made the commitment to give back to our local community. This past holiday season, we re-visited our old friends at…

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Push vs. ADP

Why Choose Push Operations Over ADP Workforce Now for Your Restaurant Payroll Software.

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Restaurant owners and management speak to us every day about either switching over from ADP or looking for reasons why they should choose Push…

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Restaurant Reports: Keeping Track of Labor and Cost of Sales

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When we think about the success of a restaurant business or any business for that matter, the first thought that usually comes to mind is profit.…

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Restaurant Payroll: 4 Tips on How to Run Payroll Faster

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Processing payroll is one of the many hats that a restaurant owner wears. But its time consuming, tedious, and requires a lot of auditing. This is…

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Restaurant Employee Management: How to Retain and Engage Employees

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Restaurant employees are some of the hardest employees to retain in the industry. Good help is hard to find, and employee turnover is rampant in the…

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Restaurant Time Clock Software: Tracking Shift Times for Restaurant Employees

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Tracking shift times for restaurant employees is proven to be a difficult task especially when a restaurant contains a large number of staff. It's an…

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Restaurant Time Tracking: 5 Reasons to Adopt Time Clock Software for your Restaurant

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Restaurants have long struggled with the problems that traditional time tracking brings. It's labor intensive and prone to error - especially when…

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Restaurant Scheduling Software: Best Practices for Scheduling Your Staff

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Restaurant scheduling is one of the most time consuming and sensitive tasks when running a business. Owner and operators can understand how creating…

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Restaurant Management: 3 Tips From a Billionaire Restaurateur

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You don’t have to be a chef to be a successful restaurateur or restaurant manager. Evidently, Tilman Fertitta, a billionaire restaurateur, embodies…

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Workplace Personalities: Managing Introverts and Extroverts

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There are people that enjoy working by themselves, and there are others that thrive in working with others.

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Payroll for Restaurants: Why Automation Will Save You Thousands

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Payroll is easily one of the biggest headaches of every restaurant business owner. Manual data transfers, statutory holiday calculations, along with…

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5 Tips On How To Optimize Restaurant Labor Costs

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Every restaurant across the country has the same major concern: labor cost. Its expensive, problematic, and always in flux.

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Employee Scheduling Software: 3 Must Have Features

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Employee scheduling is a headache. Between adding, dropping, and swapping shifts coupled with the time spent on making a schedule; paper and pen…

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Restaurant Scheduling Software: The Ultimate Time Saving Guide

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Scheduling can take hours when you have to use the anarchic method of pen and paper or the complicated method of Excel. Investing in restaurant…

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Employee Scheduling Software: 3 Cost Saving Tips

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When making a schedule, it's more than just filling in work hours. After all, labor is usually the biggest cost for those in the hospitality…

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Top 5 Wine Bars in Vancouver

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Once again voted the best Wine Festival and Event of 2017 by The Georgia Straight, the 2018 Vancouver International Wine Festival has made its way…

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5 Casual Restaurants to Spend 2018 Valentine’s Day in Vancouver

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This year, Valentine's Day lands on the day after BC's Family Day long weekend. Skip the fine dining this year and opt to dine at one of Vancouver's…

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5 Places to Watch Sports in Vancouver

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Vancouver: the home to multiple professional sports teams, and their proud fans. However, ticket prices can be steep! The next best thing? Grabbing a…

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Restaurant Highlight: Levetto’s Kam Zahedi

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Authentic, affordable, and addictive. Three words that perfectly describe Levetto from the mouth of CEO and President, Kam Zahedi. Along with his…

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6 Vancouver Happy Hours

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Dining out can get expensive, and the lull between lunch and dinner can be long and painful.That’s where happy hour comes in – nothing beats a solid…

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Restaurant Payroll: Top 5 Features That Will Save You Thousands in Labor Cost

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When looking for a restaurant payroll provider, its crucial to look for software that fits your business. In the restaurant industry, labor is one of…

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Restaurant Employee Scheduling Software: Why Automate?

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Employee scheduling is one of the most time consuming tasks that every restaurant manager or owner knows very well.  Those in the restaurant and…

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Access Anywhere: Perks of an Online Restaurant Employee Scheduling Software

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Ah, scheduling, one of the biggest headaches of restaurant owners and managers. Pen and paper scheduling is a method that does the job, but it’s…

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Five Soft Skills For Every Successful Restaurant Owner

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In a study done by Linkedin, the restaurant industry topped the list of top 10 industries where soft skills are crucial in success. They are an…

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How Top Restaurants Create Buzz

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New restaurants pop up left and right but sometimes it can be difficult to create buzz. You could have an enticing menu, educated staff, and a unique…

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Six Bad Habits That Hinder Success

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Everyone strives for success, but are we doing the right things to get there? Here are 6 bad habits that every restaurant manager need to get rid of,…

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Sustainable Seafood: Top 7 Ocean Wise Restaurants

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Established in 2005, the Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise program is gradually taking Vancouver, and cities all over Canada, by storm. For those who…

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Tips On Managing Staff During The Holidays

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As much as the holiday season is festive and fun, it can be stressful for those in the restaurant industry.  There is an influx of diners, which…

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Top Five Leadership Tips from The Godfather

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"Never get angry. Never make a threat. Reason with people.” Wise words from The Godfather Trilogies. Any fan of the trilogies can agree on one thing:…

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Restaurant Highlight: Provence Marinaside’s Jean Francis Quaglia

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At 2:20pm on a cloudy Tuesday afternoon, you’ll find Provence Marinaside settling their lunch rush. Guests may be scarce, but you can see and feel…

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Payroll By Credit Card: Is It Worth It?

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Payroll by credit card has emerged as a smart way to earn points while paying for your employees. It’s simple – employees get paid while the…

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5 Tips For Restaurants: How to Handle Negative Yelp Reviews

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Nowadays, sites like TripAdvisor, OpenTable and Yelp are the modern form of word of mouth. How often do you go online to check ratings and reviews…

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5 Ways to Reward Employees Without Breaking the Bank

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Employee turnover can be extremely high in the restaurant industry. Keeping your employees’ happy is almost as important as keeping your customers…

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