Mitigating the Effects of Rising Beef Prices

According to an article recently published by the LA Times, Beef prices have reached an all-time high in the US and are not expected to come down soon.  The rise in prices can be attributed to the extreme weather, which has impacted the nation’s beef cattle herds to fall to 87.7 million, the lowest since […]

Motivating your Staff to Upsell Menu Items

Motivating your Staff to Upsell Menu Items

While many restaurants frequently ask their staff to upsell or suggest-sell a menu item, very often they find that their staff fails pushing these items effectively. This usually can be attributed to a lack of motivation or need of training. Contests are a great way to motivate your staff and at the same time improve […]

Wine or Beer?

Wine or Beer?

We all know that beer is the all-star drink pairing with pizza, however according to an article that was recently published on Pizza Today, wine is also becoming a popular choice as pizza companion. The article highlights that the most important thing to consider when selling wine in your restaurant is to have knowledgeable servers. […]

Is It Time to Revamp Your Breakfast Menu?

According to NPD Group’s research, breakfast visits increased by 3 percent in 2013. The NDP Group also conducted the “A Look into the Future of Foodservice” study which forecasts that breakfast visits will increase by 7 percent within the next 9 years. While QSRs, which account for 80 percent of the breakfast industry, are set […]