Pro tips to improve your restaurant inventory management. Guides for ingredients and supplies tracking software and free inventory sheet templates to increase profit margin.

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The Best Disposable Restaurant Supplies for Surging Demand

Disposable restaurant supplies are part of critical inventory used by every restaurant, food-truck and caterer on a daily basis. They include everything from back-of-house supplies like gloves and containers, to customer-facing single use-items like takeout packaging, utensils, napkins, and straws. Although supply chains have barely recovered from two years of disruption, demand for disposable restaurant …

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Why Smaller Menus Are the Best Thing for Restaurants Right Now

When the Covid-19 delivery boom took off, many restaurants shortened their menu in order to focus on their best, and most delivery-friendly, items. But as supply chain issues, labor shortages and health concerns persist, the small menu trend is making increasingly more economic and operational sense as a long term strategy. Smaller menus are an …

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Reduce Prep Work & Increase Profit Margins with Pre-Cut Foods

In the kitchen, time equals money. Restaurant operators need to cut back on any activity that isn’t directly increasing profit margins, and prepping is a major one. Programs like Cheetah Just-In-Time (JIT) enable restaurants to buy prepped food, significantly reduce prep work and focus back-of-house activities on the things that matter most. To help you …

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What Food Supply Chain News Means to You and Your Restaurant

Today’s economy is driven by consumer demand, which means that staying informed about the forces driving the food industry is leverage, especially for small and medium-sized restaurants. After having served the restaurant industry for nearly a decade, we know that one of the greatest challenges in managing a restaurant business is predicting supply and demand …

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Just in Time: Virtual Marketplace Connecting Restaurants to Their Favorite Suppliers

As if restaurant operators don’t have enough on their plates, labor shortages have made reliable workers for entry-level positions very hard to find. This means that restaurants need to find creative ways to serve the increasing demand due to the restaurant reopening that has been happening. To help restaurants deal with this problem precisely, Cheetah …

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3 Steps to Get Your Business Ready for the Restaurant Reopening

Last August, we reported on the new color-coded reopening plan that assigns California’s counties to 4 tiers based on the risk of viral transmission within the population.  In May, the fantastic news we’ve all been waiting for finally came: San Francisco officially moved into the yellow tier (minimal risk), allowing indoor restaurants, bars, breweries, and …

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Demand Planning to Help Food Suppliers Weather the Next Storm

To cope with the dynamic market, business owners and managers are looking for new strategies and solutions. The Future of Foodservice: Trends for 2021 E-book is an answer to those of you who are seeking insights into what the future holds and how to navigate the uncertain retail foodservice landscape going forward. Download the FREE …

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

Need to get your restaurant ready for reopening? Download the Complete Guide to Reopening a Restaurant in a COVID-19 world. 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 …