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Boost Profits and Get Your Restaurant Haunted for Halloween

Halloween is a great opportunity to boost sales at your restaurant and have some fun with your staff. This year Halloween falls on a Sunday, making it perfect for all-day family celebrations at your restaurant. Use the weeks leading up to Halloween to take advantage of the festive spirit.  We’ve put together the top menu …

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How Supporting Customer Facing Staff Helps with Employee Retention – Top 5 Tips

We all know that COVID-19 has changed the restaurant industry forever, but did you know it also changed patrons?  Customers who have been cooped up at home for the past two years are anxious to get back to dining out. At the same time, with the rise of takeout and food delivery, they have become …

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Winter Is Coming. Does Outdoor Dining Have a Future? 11 Great Tips for Restaurants

Fancy a Spritz al fresco? Outdoor dining in parklets, aka streateries, saved millions of restaurants and bars around the world during the COVID-19 pandemic.  In San Francisco, over 1,700 parklets have been approved since the onset of the pandemic. New legislation now assures these fixtures will be part of the streetscape for years to come. …

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with Restaurants & Recipes We Love

Nothing says rich flavors and happy vibes like Hispanic Heritage Month! This year we celebrate Peruvian, Cuban, Mexican and all other Latin American cultures with 2 of our favorite restaurants in the Bay Area and 1 winner recipe to add to your menu.  Hispanic Is Our Culture One of the reasons we love celebrating Hispanic …

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Food Chain Crisis Explained: Rising Food Prices & Supply Disruptions

Heinz nearly ran out of ketchup packets this year, practically triggering a nationwide ketchup shortage. A surge in demand caused by the delivery and take-out boom is partly the reason. But the root cause of the current food chain crisis and rising food prices runs deeper than that. Supply chain disruptions and shortages like these …

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5 Reasons NOT to Order Restaurant Supplies from Cheetah

COVID-19, supply chain issues and rising food prices have placed the future of major broadliners at risk. Big names like Sysco, Restaurant Depot and others are now fighting to maintain their customer base as more and more SMB restaurants are making the transition to smaller, honest distributors like Cheetah. Operators who are opting out of …

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Cheetah Plus Offers Amazing Deals to Member Restaurants

Thousands of restaurant operators across San Francisco and the Bay Area are already working with Cheetah. Why? Because our products are fresh, our deliveries are on time and we always have our customers’ interest top of mind. Now, Cheetah Plus gives customers even more. Sign up today to work with the only restaurant supplier that …

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Are Major Food Distributors Failing Small Restaurants?

The relationship between SMB restaurants and major food distributors has always been shaky. Now it seems that big distributors are squeezing their smaller clients at the worst possible time. This recent example really brings the point home. Some restaurants working with Sysco are reporting outright cancellations via cold text messages, leaving them scrambling for produce …

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Why Restaurant Merch Is the Most Effective Marketing Tool

As restaurants continue to explore new revenue streams in an ever-changing environment, restaurant merchandise is stealing the limelight as an innovative, fun product that does wonders to your bottom line. Besides, everyone could use a little fun this summer. Helping patrons and staff look and feel good with useful restaurant merch is the best way …

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SF Bars Demand COVID Vaccination Proof to Keep Employees Safe

Last updated: August 15, 2021 Just weeks after the SF Bar Owner Alliance decided to require proof of COVID vaccination at indoor venues, Mayor London N. Breed is now joining the call.  As of Friday, August 20, all patrons and employees entering indoor businesses and events will be asked to show proof of COVID vaccination. …