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6 essential ingredients for crowdfunding a restaurant

6 essential ingredients for crowdfunding a restaurant

Restaurants are some of the most capital-intensive businesses to start. Build-out and equipment costs, starting inventory,…
Desi Danganan
Tips for moving to delivery and pickup only in response to coronavirus

Tips for moving to delivery and pickup only in response to coronavirus

Our best wishes go out to all who are dealing with this challenging situation. As COVID-19 continues to upend the hospitality…
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What your restaurant can do in the face of COVID-19

What your restaurant can do in the face of COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues to upend the hospitality industry, our community matters more than ever. In the coming weeks, we’ll…
Amy Sherman
Master your marketing: four bite-size guides and checklists to grow your business 

Master your marketing: four bite-size guides and checklists to grow your business 

A restaurateur’s to-do list is never-ending, and marketing might not be the top priority above everything else. But it’s…
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New diners, new opportunities: how restaurants turn first-timers into VIPs

New diners, new opportunities: how restaurants turn first-timers into VIPs

In 2019 a whopping 70% of OpenTable reservations came from diners booking a restaurant for the first time. Given that you…
Amy Sherman
In demand: Dana Cowin and branding in the digital age

In demand: Dana Cowin and branding in the digital age

Every era has its hero. Dana Cowin was editor-in-chief of Food & Wine, one of the last bastions of swoon-worthy food…
Kelly Merritt
What to do after Valentine’s Day

What to do after Valentine’s Day

If you’re a restaurant operator, you likely just had one of your biggest days of the year. Congratulations! Keep the momentum…
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7-step guide to choosing the best restaurant point-of-sale system

7-step guide to choosing the best restaurant point-of-sale system

Choosing the best point of sale for your restaurant is no easy task. Your restaurant’s POS system touches almost every aspect…
Stephanie Resendes
Beyond zero food waste with Zero Foodprint

Beyond zero food waste with Zero Foodprint

The USDA estimates that 30 to 40% of the United States’ food supply is wasted, so it’s not surprising that one key element…
Amy Sherman