In order to have a competitive advantage over other restaurants, you need to offer high quality goods at the lowest price possible. Supply chain management is necessary to restaurant operators because of this need to minimize product costs and bring order to what too often can be a chaotic business. It is the responsibility of..

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With sustainability becoming increasingly important in today’s society, restaurant and hotel operators are searching for ways to go greener. Because restaurants are in the business of creating and delivering food to customers, they have a greater opportunity to become sustainable through the ingredients in their meals and the technology that is used to prepare that..

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There are, of course, many restaurants on Facebook – however, there could be even more, and those who are already on the world’s largest social network, their pages could improve. Check out the following best practices for restaurants on Facebook: Be Transparent. It’s never a good idea to delete negative reviews. Restaurants aren’t expected to..

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Designing a website for your restaurant is a great step to take in order to gain new customers – but only if you use it effectively. Even if you have a large amount of traffic on your website, it means nothing if those visitors never actually dine at your restaurant. Here are some tips that..

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From upgrading computer systems to equipment maintenance, restaurant costs have a tendency to add up quickly. So, what is the best way to supply a kitchen with the freshest, most delicious and most sustainable ingredients at the lowest cost? Begin with your delivery area. Meet with your vendors and ask each one to build current..

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Before creating an energy efficiency program at your business, you must first develop a strategy that will guide your actions and produce the best results. Here are a few guidelines to keep in mind when forming an energy action plan: Perform an energy audit to determine current and future energy needs based on current use..

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How to Handle a Food Recall

February 20, 2014
Tips from Source1 Purchasing: How to Handle a Food Recall

It seems as though food recalls are constantly in the news, and as a crisis situation, they need to be managed appropriately to satisfy regulators and public opinion. To help keep your business going during a food crisis, we have provided you with a quick survival steps: Prepare for It Food manufacturers discussions about recalls..

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Hotels are Cutting Room Service

As of recently, many hoteliers are opting to remove room service from their establishments to be replaced by a new food and beverage concept – a pantry market in the lobby. Many media outlets have been criticizing the loss of the traditional guest service in hotels, most showcasing the data behind the change that show..

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The key marketing principles that restaurant companies or owners need in order to be successful applies to any type of restaurant. When following these key marketing principles, you must remember to be consistent in your offerings so that you don’t alienate any of your customers. Target Audience A target audience is the demographic group that..

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The Growth of Online Ordering in the Restaurant Industry

A restaurant’s virtual storefront is just as important as the actual storefront, where customers can interact and form a first impression. Customers visit your website to learn more about your business, including what’s available on your menu and where you are located – they may even be interested in placing an order online. Providing your..

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