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INDUSTRY NEWS & TRENDS

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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RESTAURANT HIRING & TRAINING

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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RESTAURANT MARKETING

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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RESTAURANT TECHNOLOGY

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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RESTAURANT METRICS

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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Ryan Ransom

Ryan Ransom, quick to smile and offer an amuse bouche is a restauranteur and consultant from Los Angeles, CA. Sharpening his teeth on the front lines, Ryan developed a practical, hands-on, and empathetic approach to hospitality. This attitude allowed for Ryan's repeat success operating many large and well-known restaurants in Southern California. Currently, with Ryse Hospitality, Ryan consults and partners on many ongoing hospitality projects along the West Coast, as well as, creating hospitality content, training material, and runs a popular hospitality support and advice group/forum found at ryseabove.com.
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By: Ryan Ransom July 11, 2018

How To Start An Effective Employee Incentive Program In Your Restaurant

Restaurant Management

Employee incentive programs have the potential to make a huge impact on your restaurant’s sales, costs, and service.

12 minute read