The Only Way to Sustainably Grow Your Restaurant’s Sales is through Better Operations

It’s time to return to basics and focus on what works for long-term sustainable sales growth, which is better operations.  Nobody wants to hear better operations because they are either delusional about the current state of their operations, or they don’t want to put in the hard work and discipline of focusing on running better operations. …

Maybe You Shouldn’t Do Checklists

How could paper checklists be bad?  Paper checklists are bad because people pencil whip them or lie on them.  We recently conducted a survey of over 100 restaurant owners and managers.  94% of respondents believed that their teams weren’t completing their checklists accurately. Which raises the question; why would a sane person have their team …

7 Tips for Faster Better Line Checks

Pre-shift line checks are a requirement for running a successful restaurant.  Line checks provide management the ability to inspect their restaurant before the meal period to: Ensure that they are stocked properly, Pars The right food is on the line, FIFO That everything is safe to serve, Temperature Control The correct serving ladles and spoons …