17 Things a Restaurant Manager Should Never Do

Restaurant managers have a lot of responsibility…and of course, this can be a good thing or a bad thing! If you’d like to avoid making some of the biggest management mistakes, read on to find out what you should never…
How to Recognize New Trends Early in the Restaurant Industry

Do you know what your customers will want tomorrow, next month, or even next year? Is your bar or restaurant ahead of the trends, or are you just struggling to keep up with what’s popular? In other words, how good…
6 Marketing Strategies Trending to Shape Bars and Restaurants in 2014

Despite the delicate consumer environment, the National Restaurant Association (NRA) forecasts restaurant sales to grow in 2014 to $683 billion, according to a recent article. And as U.S. bar and restaurant operators continue to vie for their share of the…
Draw a Bigger Crowd and Bigger ROI at Your Bar

When Byron Kirk, General Manager of Old Chicago in Evansville, IN, looked for entertainment options for his restaurant patrons, he sought a solution that appealed to all guests, young and old. Weekly live music is a great draw, but Byron…
5 Signs You Need a New Menu Design

You might think menu design isn’t that crucial. After all, isn’t the actual food you serve more important? While it’s true that a well-designed menu won’t do you much good if your food is terrible, the truth is that a…