It’s no secret that the restaurant industry can be a fickle friend. Restaurant owners and managers have to remain constantly engaged with their finger on the pulse of the most recent trends and consumer desires to remain relevant and competitive. Restaurant owners also need to remain diligent in balancing the books and ensuring they are … Continued
Digital solutions can do wonders for boosting the efficiency of a small business. Small business owners know best that anything you can do to streamline your processes and better organize your staff for maximum efficiency is well worth the investment. Mobile solutions are also revolutionizing the way small businesses operate, allowing for improved communication between … Continued
There are so many factors at play when opening and running a new restaurant business. You have to think about your venue, maintenance staff, floor and kitchen staff, ingredients and supplies, and the list goes on. Balancing your budget in the restaurant business will be key to your success. Here are some factors to consider … Continued
As a restaurant owner, you have a huge list of items to manage on a daily basis. Managing your inventory while also overseeing day-to-day operations can be a handful, to say the least! There are several costly errors that could be occurring in your business processes which undermine your productivity and could end up costing … Continued
The bar and lounge business can be very exciting and gratifying. You provide the backdrop for your customers as they come in to catch-up with old friends and to celebrate milestones in their lives, whether it’s birthdays, graduations, anniversaries, and more. On the other hand, there are many factors you need to control as a … Continued
Calculating your cost per plate for any dish on the menu is essential to establishing consistent profitability and guarantee the success of your restaurant. There are numerous factors to consider when calculating those costs; do you include the complimentary bread and butter on the tables? What about the cost of the frying oil and liqueur … Continued
From June 22-24th Jeff visited the International Corporate Chef Association Conference in San Diego at the Beautiful US Grant Hotel. Jeff presented the features and benefits of Optimum Control to over 200 Corporate Chefs from across the US.
We would like to congratulate The Sequoia Company of Restaurants for being featured in CA Business Executive Winter 2014 Magazine. Thanks for letting us be a part of the article as well as for utilizing Optimum Control software since 2009. All of the Sequoia restaurants are located in Vancouver B.C., and consist of The Teahouse in … Continued
After 10 months of development our OC Mobile App will be released in April 2014. This App will be available on iPad, iPad Mini, iPhone and iTouch (iPod). To learn more about OC Mobile for iOS including Features, Benefits and Prices check out our OC Mobile – iOS page.
There is always excitement at the beginning of a new year, with renewed hopes of health, wealth, and happiness. It’s no different in the limited-service industry, where brands are studying up on potential trends for the next 12 months to ensure a prosperous 2014. For now, operators are feeling cautiously optimistic about the next year. … Continued