Leading your restaurant with strategic clarity

By Doug Radkey Being a leader isn’t easy. It takes a multitude of characteristics to become an innovative, collaborative, and successful leader. Goal-setting, decision-making, and massive amounts of action are vital to rise to the top and it requires vision, self-awareness, collaboration, communication, optimism, and adaptability to lead a team. As a leader, you will […]

Restaurant management pay rising along with turnover

While the ongoing conversation around the restaurant staffing crisis has largely focused on kitchen staff and hourly front-of-house team members, it’s worth remembering that the challenges are also felt by restaurant management.  As kitchen and dining room staff turnover increased dramatically throughout 2021, so did that of restaurant management positions. In both limited- and full-service […]

7shifts launches free online restaurant management academy

Restaurant management has always been testing work but in today’s age, it’s an incredibly challenging job. Balancing staff requirements, food costs, and other operational concerns alongside the need to maximize revenues to retain often razor-thin margins is no enviable task. Thankfully, Canadian-based team management company 7shifts has released its new 7shifts Academy, described as a […]

OpenTable releases major updates to its flagship GuestCenter restaurant management product

Press release New seating types, such as bar-side and outdoor dining, and defining shift periods, give restaurants ultimate flexibility over how they run service OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations, has announced details of major updates to its flagship restaurant management product, GuestCenter. Designed to focus on availability and customization of the […]