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The Ultimate Restaurant Kitchen Cleaning Checklist: COVID-19 Edition

Whether it’s a customer’s first visit or their 20th, they trust a restaurant to provide them with food and beverage that is safe for consumption in a clean environment.  With restaurants as a pillar of the hospitality industry, they faithfully fulfill their mission to provide quality sustenance and operate with care. Because of their consistent service, there’s pervasive consumer confidence...

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7 Ways to Create Restaurant Loyalty Programs That Actually Work

Do customers even care about loyalty programs? A 2019 study conducted by Bond found that loyalty programs do, in fact, influence consumer behavior and stimulate “positive momentum.” 79% said that loyalty programs make them more likely to have repeat business with a brand. 73% said they are more likely to recommend a business with a good loyalty program. 66%...

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Coronavirus is Here – What Your Restaurant Can Do To Prepare

Recently, the nation has come together with one primary goal: to stop the spread of the Coronavirus. There are concerns over whether our medical system can withstand an influx of people needing treatment for COVID-19. There is an urgency to take precautions and businesses everywhere are having to adjust as we figure out a new normal in our communities. Hundreds...

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7 Ways You Can Save Money With Used Appliances

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...

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What Does Scratch & Dent Mean? Everything You Need to Know

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...

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Used restaurant equipment
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The Ultimate Guide to Buying Used Restaurant Equipment

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...

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Used Restaurant Smallwares to Shop For When Opening a New Restaurant

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...

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9 Tips For Your Restaurant Patio Design

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...

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8 Restaurant Technologies You Need in Your Restaurant

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...

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Starting From Scratch: How to Put Together Your Brand New Restaurant From Concept to Floor Plan

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...

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