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60+ Restaurant Industry Statistics for Restaurant Owners in 2018

Are you caught up with the latest facts and figures in the dining world? In this blog, we:

  • Highlight stats in restaurant technology, sales, payment, and more.
  • Bring these statistics to life in a new video.
  • Reveal new findings in Toast’s newest Restaurant Industry Report.


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The 5 Real Reasons You're Losing Restaurant Staff

Employee turnover is at 73% in the restaurant industry. In this post, we will:

  • Explain how to write an all-star restaurant employee handbook.
  • Set clear expectations for new hires.
  • Connect you with a free handbook template to use yourself.


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5 Essentials for Your 2018 Restaurant Marketing Plan

How will you reach new customers this year? This blog post covers:

  • Ways to reach customers online with social media and search ads.
  • Reaching customers at events and in the mail.
  • Engaging new faces with video marketing.


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5 Restaurant Technology Trends + Predictions for 2018 [Infographic]

Restaurants and their guests don’t always see eye to eye when it comes to restaurant tech. Here, we:

  • Identify the gaps between restaurants and diners when it comes to online ordering, reservations, and more.
  • Point out where these two groups share common ground.
  • Connect to additional findings in our Restaurant Technology in 2017 Industry Report.


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7 Restaurant Metrics and How to Calculate Them

Most restaurant owners are math majors. We get that. To help, we:

  • Lay out the 7 key performance metrics to know in a restaurant.
  • Present easy ways to calculate and understand these numbers.
  • Introduce you to a free restaurant metrics calculator


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By: Allie Tetreault January 31, 2019

Super Bowl LIII Survival Guide: 6 Restaurant Super Bowl Promotion Ideas

Restaurant Management

It’s finally here, the NFL’s biggest day! Super Bowl LIII pits the New England Patriots against the Los Angeles Rams..

21 minute read
By: Amanda McNamara January 29, 2019

These 2019 Restaurant Trends Could Be Coming to a Concept Near You

Industry News & Trends

 We're one month into 2019 and the restaurant landscape is already buzzing with exciting introductions, inventions,..

12 minute read
By: Allie Tetreault January 25, 2019

2018 Year in Review: A Reflection on Toast Community Milestones

Industry News & Trends

With 2018 in our rear view mirror, restaurateurs are in full planning mode for the year ahead — but it’s also..

4 minute read
By: Amanda McNamara January 23, 2019

The Definitive List of Restaurant Industry Experts to Follow in 2019

Industry News & Trends

Life happens fast in the restaurant industry. 

Ingredients, dishes, drinks, and even entire concepts can rise and..

37 minute read
By: Jenna Salerno January 22, 2019

The Restaurant Guide to Immigration Policy Compliance in the Trump Era

Industry News & Trends

This post originally appeared on the StratEx Blog. It has been republished here with permission from the source. To..

4 minute read