Finding, Hiring, and Keeping Great People Identified as Number 1 Restaurant Management Issue

  We recently asked our email list of over 9,000 recipients “what was their biggest restaurant operations issue?” The unequivocal 1st place answer was: Finding, Hiring, and Keeping employees. Which sucks for me because I don’t have a magic solution to this issue, especially one that I can make money on. To be a service to …

How to Implement Management by Checklist with follow-up in your Restaurants

Management by checklist is exactly what you think it is; it is the art of managing your restaurants by using short, focused checklists to ensure that the most important operational details aren’t missed on a shift-by-shift restaurant-by-restaurant basis.  The practice is modeled after airplane pilots and their use of checklists. Checklists work, plain and simple. …