Restaurant Management

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Online Restaurant Management Course

For: Bar & Restaurant Owners & Managers

The results for systemizing a business are undeniable when it comes to running a rockstar, profitable bar/restaurant. From green managers, to those who have just purchased a bar/restaurant to veterans who want help putting systems in place so they can grow the business, the Independent Restaurant Masterclass will transform and revolutionize the way you run your bar/restaurant. 

Restaurant Management Video Lessons

Why Discounts are Killing Your Restaurant Promotions [And What to do About it]

How to Grow Your Regulars Like Crazy With This 1 Simple Strategy

5 Ways to Prevent Burnout for Restaurant Owners and Managers

Bar & Restaurant Item Costing Training

How to Determine Pricing For Your Beer, Liquor & Wine

How to Set Your Pars

What Should My Restaurant Cost Percentages Be?

How to Boost Sales During COVID

7 Laws of Restaurant Management

My Secret Fishing Hole For Hiring the Perfect Server or Bartender

5 Steps to Hiring Rockstar Employees

7 Laws of Restaurant Management

Restaurant Profitability Lies

What is Prime Cost and How to Calculate it

How Much Does it Cost to Open a Restaurant

How to Systemize Your Restaurant

Automate Your Scheduling With 7-Shifts

Creating a Restaurant Schedule

How to Have the Best Happy Hour in Town

The Double-Whammy Effect

5 Strategies to Increase Your Restaurant Sales

How to Count Food Inventory

What Should Your Portion Sizes Be?

Hidden Profits in Glassware

The Power of Perceived Value

Top 5 Reasons Bar & Restaurants Fail

How to Create a Customer Loyalty Program

Amazing Bar & Restaurant Management Secrets Revealed

7 Ways to Lower Your Pour Cost Percentage

How to Calculate Cost Percentage

How to Read a Restaurant Profit/Loss Statement [Template]

How to Manage Your Cash Flow [Template]

How to Calculate and Track Your Prime Cost [Template]

How to Track Your Daily Sales [Template]

It’s Ok to be the Boss

How I Made $100,000/Yr. as a Bar Inventory Auditor

Restaurant Management Articles

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Restaurant Management
Dave Allred

10 Tips for Hiring a Kick-Ass Restaurant Staff

As we navigate through this new life veiled in the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to keep our eye on the ball. Yes, the closing down of bars and restaurants has been devastating, but for those who have found a way to survive, the pendulum is soon going to start swinging back in the other direction,

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Restaurant Management
Dave Allred

10 Secrets to Increase Restaurant Profits Immediately

There are two schools of thought when it comes to increasing your restaurant profits: Focusing intently and without emotion on the numbers themselves (which is good) Focusing on the more emotional customer side of things. The restaurant business is often so competitive that many of them fail within the first couple of years. However, one

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Restaurant Management
Dave Allred

Bar & Restaurant Industry Standards – Where do You Rank?

I get it. Figuring out bar and restaurant cost percentages might bore you to tears or even make you want to pull your hair out by the roots, but these numbers are the key to your success. Like using a road map, by analyzing where you’re at, you are able to adjust your course to

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Restaurant Management
Dave Allred

7 Restaurant Start-Up Mistakes That Will Kill Your Dream

By Staff Writer According to Elbert Hubbard, “The greatest mistake a man can ever make is to be afraid of making one.”  As human beings, it’s in our nature to be imperfect; making mistakes is inevitable. In addition, human history only proves that making mistakes has made the world become better and more successful. It

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Restaurant Management
Dave Allred

How to Start Your Own Restaurant Delivery Service

Right off the bat, let me say that I completely 100% understand that providing your own delivery service, in-house, can seem like a daunting task, but it really doesn’t have to be. You are basically hiring someone to put food in a bag and drive it some place. Ok, there’s a bit more to it

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Restaurant Management
Dave Allred

How to Turn Your Managers into Great Leaders

When it comes to restaurant management, the differences and similarities between managers and leaders is more important than just a job title. A good manager is someone who plans, leads, organizes, and controls the work of the organization’s members in order to achieve the organization’s goals in an effective and efficient manner. A good leader,

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Restaurant Management
Dave Allred

13 Tips For an Amazing Restaurant Takeout Service

Before we dive into the awesome venture of ramping up your online ordering business for your restaurant, let’s check a few stats directly from the Upserve website. Keep in mind also that since COVID has hit and people become more and more accustomed to ordering take out food online, it will soon become engrained in

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Restaurant Management
Dave Allred

How to Buy Your Dream Bar or Restaurant [9 Steps]

Opening a restaurant from the ground up is a tough project. You’re going to deal with things like taxes, finding skilled cooks, and you need to come up with a good restaurant business plan. However, if you’re gung-ho to pursue your dream of being a restaurant owner, then buying a restaurant that is already established

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Dave Allred

Become a Bartender: How to Pour Draft Beer Like a Pro

How to Pour Draft Beer Like a Pro For those of you looking to become a bartender, pouring a draft beer might seem like a simple thing to the average Bob, Dick and Sally, but for those of you who have never done it before, it might be as intimidating as getting that condom wrapper open

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Restaurant Management
Dave Allred

Bar & Liquor Inventory App From Bar Patrol

Find out why we have become the #1 bar & liquor inventory app for mid-sized bars and restaurants. You can learn more about Bar Patrol Inventory App by clicking here. Thanks for everyone who has joined the Bar Patrol tribe. We are excited to be able to help business kill it on a MASSIVE level.

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Restaurant Management
Dave Allred

The Bar & Restaurant 10-Step Customer Service System

I know, I know, you’re tired of hearing about customer service. It’s cliché and you’d rather have your nipples twisted with a pair of pliers than discuss customer service again. However, in business we all know (or should know) that it is much easier and cheaper to retain existing customers than it is to find

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