Beyond The Menu: 4 Other Keys to Successful Restaurants

Posted by Moe Godfrey on Aug 31, 2018 8:00:00 AM

The first thing any restaurant needs to have in order to succeed is a menu that draws in customers. If you're not serving up great food, then...

Accommodating Guests with Disabilities

Posted by Alicia Dale on Aug 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM

One way to expand your business is to be on the leading edge of growing markets. According to the World Bank, one billion people (15% of the...

Tips for Maximizing Outdoor Profitability & Extending the Season

Posted by Marisa Upson on Aug 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM

As the summer months wane, many restaurant operators are faced with diminishing revenue that comes from their outdoor patio. Others have failed to...

The State of Independent Restaurants in 2018

Posted by Marisa Upson on Aug 7, 2018 5:00:00 AM

In the fall of 2017, NPD reported a 3 percent drop in the number of independent restaurants while the number for chains remained the same. Fast...

Staff Development Strategies for Franchisees

Posted by Moe Godfrey on Jul 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM

So, you finally bought that franchise business you have been considering for years. At last, you have a business of your own, and you're delighted...

P.F. Chang Opens in China While Going up for Sale in the U.S.

Posted by Marisa Upson on Jul 18, 2018 5:00:00 AM

It was just six years ago that Centerbridge Partners bought P.F. Chang for $1.1 billion. At the time, the restaurant chain was said to be fighting...

Restaurant Coworking Space: From Unused To Revenue

Posted by Moe Godfrey on Jul 17, 2018 5:00:00 AM

With an expected 5.1 million people worldwide utilizing coworking spaces by 2022, many companies are cashing in on the recent trend of creating...

The Growth of International Restaurant Chains in the US

Posted by Moe Godfrey on Jun 14, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Americans' holy grail of fast food, better known as McDonald's, Burger King, and Kentucky Fried Chicken, along with hundreds of other fast-food...