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Jeff Hands, Optimum Control’s President, is delighted to announce that he has been featured on Flarrio.com. Jeff was asked to share his insights on technology’s continual evolution and enhanced application in the food service industry. Inspired by his deep well of knowledge about TracRite Software’s programs and the importance of networking infrastructure upgrades in an … Continued

What is Cutting into Your Restaurant Profit?

One of the biggest misconceptions that many restaurant owners have is that delicious food and a nice setting will be enough to allow their business to flourish. Although those two ingredients are crucial, if you don’t take control of expenses, or figure out what is cutting into your profits, you could end up bankrupt in … Continued

How to Rein in Food Costs

Food costs can make or break a restaurant business. If owners are not up-to-date on their inventory, supplier pricing, and waste management, they can experience significant cuts to their profit margins. If your business needs more help to manage expenses, here we outline five things you can start doing today to rein in your food … Continued

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Operating a restaurant along the frontlines of exciting sporting action can appear to be a dream come true, but without careful planning it can go terribly wrong. Most restaurants throw money away without knowing it, and operating an establishment on a golf course isn’t immune to financial instability. Here are some ways you can avert … Continued

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To efficiently manage and maintain your restaurant’s inventory from a digital perspective, restaurant management software such as Optimum Control’s range of streamlined programs and services is ideal. Acting as a clutter-free window into the inner mechanics and workings of your establishment’s various systems, it is ideal for business owners keen on simplifying purchasing and ordering … Continued

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Optimum Control’s President, Jeff Hands, is pleased to announce he has been featured on Wonolo.com. Given his success in business, Jeff was asked to share his insights for other entrepreneurs; on starting a business and his secrets to success. Jeff shares his unconventional professional journey that began as a carpenter specializing in restaurant construction and … Continued

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Inventory control for multi-unit chain restaurants is an absolute must. Should it get out of hand you’ll be left with useless expired product and unnecessary expenses to boot. To help you avoid any nasty surprises, here are some methods of keeping your collective inventory under firm control.  Implement An Inventory Management System This is vital … Continued

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Patrons might appreciate it when you let the booze flow, but at the same time your budget will slow to a trickle should costs get out of control. Managing inventory expenses efficiently is key to managing a profitable business and staying in the black. Here are a few methods of liquor inventory control that could … Continued

How-Catering-Services-Can-Reduce-Wasted-Food-Costs

Many people don’t pause to consider the benefits of utilizing a catering service. Operations can be more easily controlled and observed, and it’s a great way of spreading your name to draw in more guests. Catering services also are great at minimizing food waste, if approached properly. Here are a few examples. Deliver Rather Than … Continued

4-Ways-to-Maximize-Restaurant-Profits

It goes without saying that profits are vital to a restaurant’s success. With an ever-increasing number of competitors out there ranging from small-time eateries based out of a single location to massive, multi-national chains, you’ve got your work cut out for you in order to squeeze an establishment in and make a profit. Here are … Continued