A restaurant’s profit and loss statement, or P&L, is much like an income statement for the restaurant. This document is an essential report used to summarize income, expenses and inventory, illustrating a restaurant’s total profits and losses over a period of time.
Labor is an operational expense in any restaurant. Learn to control your labor cost by improving worker productivity and mindfully scheduling employees to stay within your budget.
Though power outages are fairly common, they could wipe out thousands of dollars in sales and food inventory. Learn what to do in your restaurant in the event of an outage.
Count your inventory with confidence and track your food cost with a watchful eye.
Choose the right vendor for your food service operation with these great tips. Learn how to negotiate the best deal and how to order the right amount for your inventory.
Get the most out of every dollar spent and learn how to verify, track and store new inventory purchases.
Despite your best intentions, not every employee you hire will get along with everyone else. When conflicts arise amongnst workers, employ resolution techniques before taking drastic action.
Stumped for a good question to ask during an interview? Weed out the most qualified candidates with these tried and true interview questions.
Restaurant management takes responsibility, perseverance and patience, as well as some money sense and time management. Learn our 10 tips for success.
Prepare for a fire in your restaurant and keep your customers and employees safe.
Accidents happen and so does illness. Have a plan in place to safely assist employees who are injured or ill while on the job.
When your restaurant is robbed, a flood of adrenaline can blur rational thought. Have a plan in place to keep your customers, employees and business safe.
Have a plan for the unexpected and keep your customers safe during a weather emergency.
Before opening a restaurant, ask yourself some simple but key questions to determine if this industry is right for you, and if you are right for the restaurant industry.
Whether you are fresh out of school or looking for a new challenge in your career, the hospitality industry offers a variety of paths to choose from.
Working 10-14 hours a day may sound tedious, but for those who love to cook professionally it's just par for the course. Take a glimpse into the typical day of a full-service restaurant chef.
Gordon Ramsay is the brash voice of reason in popular restaurant TV. Although he has helped countless restaurants recover from sure disaster, a spot on his show is a sure sign that a lot has already gone wrong in the kitchen.
Restaurant managers are expected to perform several duties and have a specific skill set. See if you have what it takes to become a restaurant manger.
Plan ahead and protect your business with the right insurance for your food service operation.
We sat down with the management of Denver's wildly popular burger destination, The Cherry Cricket, to find out what keeps the crowds of customers flooding through the doors each day.
Thinking about starting a catering company of your own? Learn about what it takes to have a successful and mobile food service business.
Learn how to set up your food service business for a successful transition of ownership.