Everybody opening up a restaurant faces the same dilemma at some point: whether to buy new or used appliances.
Weighing the pros and cons of each piece of equipment is a delicate art. New pieces of equipment can take up a lot of your budget, but given proper care and maintenance, will last you a long time. Used appliances can...
As a restaurateur, it is important to save money whenever impossible. In fact, to most restaurant owners and managers, spotting a bargain probably comes second nature. And, when it comes to bargains, there is rarely anything better than scratch & dent equipment and furniture.
Despite the significant cost savings, some may be reluctant about considering scratch and dent items for...
One way to keep your costs in check is to consider buying used restaurant equipment. You can obtain used restaurant equipment at a considerably lower price when compared to buying the same product brand new. Of course, the risk of buying used equipment is that there could be some defect or damage that you don't detect until you've already...
When starting a new restaurant, you want to make sure everything is just right. One moment you'll be laser-focused on updating the decor to your ideal aesthetic, and the next you'll be honing in on the food and tweaking the spice level of your favorite recipe. Another thing you need to think about? Ordering used restaurant smallwares for your...
9 Tips For Your Restaurant Patio Design
Adding a restaurant patio to your establishment is almost always a smart move. Patios expand your dining space and therefore increases your potential revenue. It also attracts patrons seeking out al fresco dining options that might otherwise not choose to visit your restaurant.
But designing a proper patio can be a major undertaking, especially...
8 Restaurant Technologies You Need in Your Restaurant
You've got a great location, an astounding menu and a dining room decked out with reclaimed wood furniture and timeless decor. But have you brought your restaurant into the 21st century?
While you might get by keeping it "old school", the fact is that modern technology is a critical part of running a...
You’ve always had a dream of opening a restaurant. Now, you have an empty building on your hands, and you aren’t sure where to start. That’s okay because we have some tips for you on how to set up two of the most important aspects of your restaurant: the concept and the floor plan.
Choosing a Restaurant Concept
A restaurant concept...
Reclaimed Wood or Steel For Chairs?
Looking for chairs for your restaurant and can’t decide what material will suit your needs best? When it comes to chairs, most are made out of wood or steel. Reclaimed wood is another option instead of steel and there are a few things to consider when choosing between the two.
Reclaimed wood and steel chair...
Top Restaurant Design Trends For 2018
The restaurant industry is as competitive as ever. From unique gourmet burgers to unique and unduplicated decor and looks, great restaurants always have qualities and aspects that keep the customers coming.
Looking for a revamp for your restaurant? Here are the top restaurant design trends for 2018.
2017 was the year for indoor vines and...
Reclaimed Wood Addition Ideas For Your Restaurant or Bar
Are you interested in reclaimed wood decor to make your restaurant or bar more attractive? Reclaimed wood is not only very durable, but it also has patterns and looks you won’t find in any furniture or decor. From tables, chairs, furniture, and accessories, reclaimed wood is a great way to get...