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Will Tipping at Restaurants Make Sense in a COVID-19 World?

Tipping at restaurants has always been a contreversial issue. Before the COVID-19 outbreak, the food industry was one of the fastest growing in the US, with many food preparation and serving jobs available to both US citizens and immigrants. Since the US government and state authorities started shutting down restaurants, millions of workers were laid …

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4 Proven Reopening Marketing Strategies for Restaurants

As businesses are gradually reopening in California, restaurants are coming up with reopening marketing strategies to fit a COVID-19 world. Last week we talked about getting your restaurant ready for reopening. Now we’re here to share with you 4 proven marketing tips and techniques to help you keep loyal customers and get some new ones. …

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Attract More Takeout Customers with These 8 Proven Techniques

With Covid-19 limiting restaurants to delivery, takeout and limited capacity indoor dining, more takeaway orders is the best way to improve your bottom line. To-go or carry out food is a sure way to increase profit margins because this way every penny is spent on food and labor, not on delivery fees. Whether it’s curbside …

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10 Best Tips to Increase Average Order Size at Your Restaurant

Increasing average order size at your restaurant is crucial for improving your bottom line. Especially today, with the limit on seating capacity according to the new color coded reopening plan for California restaurants. The average order size is the amount of dollars spent by customers in your restaurant divided by the number of tickets in …

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New Color Coded Reopening Plan for California Restaurants

For essential Covid-19 resources and relief programs for California restaurants visit here.  On 31 August, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced a new color coded reopening plan that assigns California counties to 4 tiers. The tiers reflect the severity of Covid-19 outbreak based on what health officials already know about the pandemic and its spread. Unlike …

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Essential Covid-19 Resources for California Restaurants

Understand the new color-coded reopening plan for California restaurants here. There are hundreds, if not thousands of Covid-19 resources available for restaurants, bars and wineries who have been hit by the crisis. We’ve put together a list of government relief programs, information centers and community organizations – all Covid-19 resources to help you get through …

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Indoor Dining Is Back: 4 Best Tips to Get Your Restaurant Ready

Indoor dining in San Francisco and California is back after a long hiatus. The governor’s recently introduced a simplified reopening regime, which places the area in Tier 2 – Substantial. For restaurants, this means welcoming back indoor diners. The new indoor dining scheme allows for a max capacity of 25% or 100 people, whichever is …

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Best 5 POS Systems for Restaurants Compared: Square vs Upserve vs Toast vs SpotOn vs Revel

A Point-Of-Sell system (POS) is the main hub of any restaurant. It basically governs any and all transactions made at your restaurant. This means you want a POS system that is seamless and faultless and lets you focus on the day-to-day aspects of running a restaurant. It was hard enough to choose a POS system …