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Proper Restaurant Equipment Maintenance Helps Profit Margins

All-too-often, thin net profit margins are a problem for restaurants. This is where the “small” things make all the difference.You see, most restaurateurs have some understanding of cost control measures. Yet, mastering these measures and rolling them into a comprehensive plan is a difficult task.With this in mind, it’s best to look at each measure separately before implementing that optimal holistic strategy. Proper equipment maintenance is a vital measure. It attacks thin profit margins by

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Energy Efficiency and Common Sense Combine to Lower a Restaurant’s Costs

The value of training staff in habits that conserve power is often overlooked when organizing an energy management plan in restaurants. Lighting and equipment that’s energy efficient is a must, but something as simple as turning off faucets rather than letting them run can offer big savings in the long run.In fact, the prevalence of high energy costs make addressing all types of waste essential in order for a restaurant to remain profitable.Installing Equipment that’s Proven Energy

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How to Ensure Food Costs for Your Restaurant is Profitable

Running a restaurant is hard, unpredictable work. Each opening day has a variety of outcomes that depend on staff, customers, and delivery schedules for food and supplies. Owning a restaurant isn’t for the easily discouraged as there will be all types of setbacks which can make the experience both exciting and tiring. The most essential part of running a restaurant is, of course, the food. The quality, cost, and availability of each item on the menu will impact the type of customers who will

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10 Tricks to Lower your Restaurant’s Hot Water Bill

Unnecessary hot water usage is akin to watching cash go down the drain. Just thinking of wasted water is brutal to us as restaurants already use a lot of H₂O.In fact, the EPA states that US restaurants use over 50 billion gallons of water annually. While using a good deal of hot water is inherent to the restaurant business, you can minimize the impact.Here are 10 tricks to lower your restaurant’s hot water bill:#1 Routine water heater thermostat checkups Check-ups help ensure maximum efficiency.

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Quick Fixes and Energy Management: You Can’t Ignore Either One

Energy Management in Restaurants We know you have thoughts about how to reduce your restaurant’s or franchise’s energy costs…and that you keep making efforts to do it. We also know you have multiple other demands on your time, including your primary mission of providing customers with the best food, the best service, and the best price.But sooner or later, most owner-operators or managers start to consider a serious, concerted campaign to reduce energy costs. Probably because they know, from

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3 Ways to Create an Exceptional Guest Experience at Your Restaurant

The most important people at your restaurant are the guests. We can agree that they keep the doors open and the grills fired up! So creating great experiences for guests is an important aspect of the restaurant business.In fact, the biggest reason people stop visiting a restaurant is due to poor service. Therefore, you shouldn’t underestimate the power of customer service!So here are a few ways you can create and cultivate a great experience for your patrons that keeps them coming back for more.

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4 Highly-Effective Energy Conservation Tips for Restaurant Owners

Energy Conservation Tips for Restaurant Owners The cost of energy is rising every other day! Thus, emphasis on embracing conservation measures that will preserve natural resources and save cost is increasing as well. As a restaurant operator, energy conservation is likely on your list of priorities. Failure to control the use of power within your restaurant can have far-reaching effects on your daily operations, and that can result in severe losses. So gaining an understanding of your obligations

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What to Do When Your Restaurant Runs Out of Hot Water

According to the EPA, out of all water consumed commercially, restaurants use about 15% in the U.S. due to the kitchen and dishwashing needs, domestic and restroom usage, landscaping, and other needs.Something as important as hot water in a restaurant almost doesn’t warrant too much thought, it’s just expected to be there. However, it’s when there is no hot water does it draw attention.How to avoid running out of hot waterUnderstand your needs. It’s important to know how much water you need so

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Why Tracking Restaurant Utility Bills Reduces Costs

n Tracking Restaurant Utility BillsUtility bill reduction is important for any restaurant. Tracking your restaurant’s utility costs and usage is the first step to understanding where you can reduce costs.In fact, monitoring is the starting point for the type of big savings we can help you achieve.Benefits of Tracking Restaurant Utility BillsTracking utility costs are necessary to establish a baseline that assists in forecasting and determining where you can make cost-cutting changes. Utility use n

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