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  • Outdoor Seating Solutions For Early Spring

    I don’t know if you have noticed, but nature nowadays is having a hard time deciding if we are in the middle of winter or spring. With the temperature going from a low of 32 to a high of 72 in a matter of days it’s no surprise that restaurants don’t know what to do. » Read More The post Outdoor Seating Solutions For Early Spring appeared first on .

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  • When Your Food Or Ambiance Overshadows Your Service

    I’ve always believed the three most important attributes of any successful restaurant are Food, Service & Ambiance. You naturally expect in any restaurant that the food will be good and that the atmosphere is comfortable and relaxing, appropriate to the menu and concept. Many in the business would argue that each of these three attributes » Read More The post When Your Food Or Ambiance Overshadows...

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  • Thinking of Changing Your Restaurant POS?

    The big-brand restaurant chains have IT directors, restaurant technology specialists, and others who can investigate restaurant POS (point-of-sale) options. But not the smaller chains or independents. We’ve asked Jonathon Sellers of Task Retail Technology to provide an objective framework for restaurant groups looking for a new restaurant POS option. This is the first in a » Read More The post Thi...

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Generated 4 weeks ago

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  • 5 Ways Restaurants Can Leverage Brand-Name Power on Menus

    Adding trusted brand names to menus and other marketing materials can bring positive results for restaurant operators. But operators need to be smart about it. Well-known brand names on menus can drive visits, build consumer trust and loyalty, generate perceptions of quality and, in some cases, garner higher prices. Savvy operators can make those partnerships » Read More The post 5 Ways Restaurant...

  • Food Quality Isn’t All-Important at Restaurants, New Study Finds

    Ambiance and service attributes—not food quality—have the most dramatic positive impact on consumers’ willingness to pay more at restaurants, according to a new study. The importance of ambiance and service over food quality is especially apparent at high-priced concepts, found the report, which was published in the International Journal of Revenue Management and comes from » Read More The post Fo...

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Generated 1 month ago

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  • 4 Reasons Why You Need Staff Feedback at Your Restaurant

    As restaurant operators and managers, we’re obsessed with what our guests think of us. And it makes sense. Guests are the ones carrying the cash, so happy guests turn into a happy sales report, right? So, we obsess over what they think of us. We scour Yelp reviews and ratings on our Facebook page. But » Read More The post 4 Reasons Why You Need Staff Feedback at Your Restaurant appeared first on .

ARF Financial LLC

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Generated 1 month ago

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  • Is Your Restaurant Raising These Red Flags?

    No one knows better than you, it can be tough to operate in the restaurant industry. From razor-thin profit margins, an oversaturated market, and near constant staff turnover, business is tough. So, it’s important not to scare away guests. Here are four red flags restaurants often send, scaring away repeat guests. Pushy Servers We all » Read More The post Is Your Restaurant Raising These Red Flags...

  • Content Marketing for Restaurants in 5 Steps

    The last 20 years have completely transformed the way restaurateurs communicate with guests. You only have to look back to the mid-90s to see how few options were available to get your message in front of guests…and they were all expensive media like Newspaper, Radio and TV. Then came the internet and everything changed. Email, » Read More The post Content Marketing for Restaurants in 5 Steps appe...

  • 3 Ways Restaurants Are Blowing It With Email Marketing

    We, as restaurant operators, suffer from the worst cases of inertia in the entire business world. Our lives are so overwhelmed by repetition, and we are so busy we don’t know how to disrupt our own business to help it grow. Nowhere is this more evident than when it comes to email marketing. Our recent » Read More The post 3 Ways Restaurants Are Blowing It With Email Marketing appeared first on .

  • 7 Steps for Marketing Your Restaurant to Tourists

    Are you located in a “destination” city? Let’s talk about marketing your restaurant by taking advantage of a few key techniques to make it a top tourist destination. The National Restaurant Association released some great tips for optimizing your restaurant to reach the tourist market. Here I’ll dive into several of those suggestions, and add » Read More The post 7 Steps for Marketing Your Restaur...

  • 7 Restaurant Accounting Questions You Should Be Asking

    Did you know that 46% of all small businesses fail because of bookkeeping errors? Would you believe that cash flow problems wipe out another 82%? And that overall, restaurant industry sales are down 1.3%? These stats are no joke! They prove that good bookkeeping and accounting processes are must-haves for keeping your restaurant alive. They » Read More The post 7 Restaurant Accounting Questions Yo...

  • Don’t Force Guests to Play the Restaurant Waiting Game

    I hate walking into a restaurant and crossing my fingers that the wait time is manageable. The thought, “Please don’t be longer than 15 minutes,” often races through my head as I walk toward the hostess. I can immediately tell by the number of people lingering outside or by the host stand how long my » Read More The post Don’t Force Guests to Play the Restaurant Waiting Game appeared first on .

  • 5 Things to Consider Before Refinancing Business Debt or a Cash Advance

    Refinancing your business debt could lower your monthly payments by using ARF Financial. Depending on how your cash flow and business needs have changed since you took out your initial loan, refinancing could be the best choice to help pay down your debt and free up cash flow. Consider the logistics involved to determine if » Read More The post 5 Things to Consider Before Refinancing Business Debt...

  • Shoney’s Reveals New Unit Design

    Shoney’s will next year debut a new restaurant design it plans to later roll out in an effort to modernize the brand and boost its appeal among younger diners. The prototype, to be unveiled at a remodeled restaurant in Donelson, Tenn., will include a full-service bar—somewhat of a departure for Shoney’s, which had just begun » Read More The post Shoney’s Reveals New Unit Design appeared first on .

  • Strategies that Set Your Restaurant up for Social Media Success

    Social media can only be successful when it’s set up with planning, consistency and execution. When it comes to how most restaurants approach social media, those strategies are not always used. But taking time up front to set up the right systems and engage the right resources, will help set yourself up for success long-term. » Read More The post Strategies that Set Your Restaurant up for Social M...

  • 11 Tips to Keep Staff Happy Over the Holidays

    Restaurant Operators Share Their Best Practices for Keeping Spirits High During a Busy Month As the holidays approach, a lot of your time may be focused on decking the halls and spreading holiday cheer to guests. But if you’re going to make it through this season, it’s just as important for some of that cheer » Read More The post 11 Tips to Keep Staff Happy Over the Holidays appeared first on .

ARF Financial LLC

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • How Restaurants Can Attract Dog-Owning Diners

    More than a third of Americans own a dog, and many of them like to take their furry companions everywhere, including restaurants. Most restaurants don’t allow pets inside for health code reasons, but instead of turning dog lovers away, eateries can still please pooches and their owners with dog-friendly initiatives like dog-themed promotions and causes, » Read More

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