With supply chain upsets and customer unpredictability, restaurant inventory management has become a daunting task. When a restaurant tries to order items, such as proteins, produce, or seafood, for example twice a week, the prices fluctuate so much that the restaurant inventory managers tend to just give up trying to procure supplies at the lowest price. So what are the four things a restaurant should do in these times but aren’t?
While spreadsheets and notebooks are helpful, they make for a tedious, time-consuming process that’s prone to errors. Automating the food costing process with specialized software is the way to go. It simplifies the overly complicated process to offer deep insights that lower your overheads and maximize profits. Dig in to learn more about the benefits of automating your food costing process with specialized software.
While the catering industry is on the mend, it’s essential that you ready and steady your business for the coming year. Pundits predict a surging demand in consumption in 2022 but also shrinking corporate pool as most people work from home. Here are some bulletproof ways to streamline operations in a catering business to cope with changing market dynamics.
Besides the labor shortages, restaurants are grappling with a massive product shortage occasioned by a global supply chain interruption. The pandemic may have exposed the soft underbelly of the worldwide shipping industry. And the supply chain issues are expected to spill over into 2022 and beyond. Dig in as we explore restaurant supply chains and the challenges you’re likely to encounter in 2022.
In a bid to counteract these negative effects in the restaurant industry, the government established various regulations to ensure the safe operation of the restaurant industry. Although these regulations are ever-changing, there are several ways that restaurant owners and stakeholders can continue to run a successful restaurant business.
Partnering with a GPO can help you get competitive pricing on supplies for your restaurant such that its profitability increases and its purchasing process becomes more streamlined. Knowing that you are getting the best prices with minimal time and effort will enable you to channel your energy into other facets of running your restaurant. In this post, we’ll outline the different ways partnering with a GPO can help you save money.
While you can’t plan for everything, you can anticipate how COVID and government regulations in response to it will affect your business and simultaneously plan your business’s future during and hopefully after the pandemic.
If you are not familiar with GPOs, you may be wondering what they are and how they can beneﬁt restaurant owners. If your restaurant is currently not part of a GPO, keep reading to learn about just a few of the beneﬁts joining one could provide you with.