Now that the busy summer restaurant season has begun, the time for hiring more summer staff has also now arrived. With high school, college and university students out looking for summer jobs, restaurant and bar owners are now staffing their patios and extended hours with a larger roster of temporary summer help. But as minimum … Continued

If recent consumer trends are any indication, it’s only going to be more and more common that customers at your restaurant will request substitutions to the menu items they order. Be it allergies, intolerances, diet restrictions or just individual preference, the list of possible substitution requests is nearly endless – while the opportunity to prepare … Continued

A single outbreak of a foodborne illness in your restaurant could cost you millions of dollars according to new research. Regardless of the size of your establishment, one foodborne outbreak can lead to millions of dollars in lost revenue, fines, lawsuits, legal fees, insurance premium increases, inspection costs and staff retraining. The findings, based on … Continued

Are you using inventory software for your food truck? If not, you might be making one of the biggest mistakes that could hinder the success of your business.  In many cases, food truck owners don’t keep records of their purchase orders or sales receipts because they don’t store inventory and often make the grocery trips … Continued

Tracrite has been building and developing the most successful inventory software for over 18 years. Based in Canada, we’ve serviced restaurants worldwide with their state-of-the-art inventory software that is both easy to use and affordable. If you’ve taken a look at our website and are asking yourself “how do I know if Tracrite is right … Continued

If you don’t have an inventory management system in place, the smallest oversights can quickly accumulate and start costing your business money. And one of the costliest mistakes you can make is to miscalculate your employees’ work hours. Sloppy records can lead to hefty losses that can even put your business out of service if … Continued

Inventory Management is what keeps your business afloat. Without it, you could risk losing sales and end up wasting money that could force your restaurant to close. Figuring out the correct amount of items to keep in stock, along with the proper flow of goods, the correct handling, and the best pricing options, is crucial … Continued

The control of your restaurant inventory can either make or break your business. Yet surprisingly, the importance of precise ordering is not often stressed enough in the restaurant industry. Without proper inventory management, you could be cutting deep into your bottom line, which can eventually sink your business. If your restaurant has been losing money, … Continued

Starting a catering business can be an excellent way to own your own company in the foodservice industry without running a full restaurant. It allows you to have a more flexible calendar based around when you have orders or events. Unlike restaurants, you will also know what your profits will be from week to week. … Continued

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With ever-increasing food and labour costs, the restaurant budget requires consistent maintenance and management to stay in a healthy place. Here are just a few ways you could drastically reduce your restaurant’s food costs and help support a comfortable bottom line. Inventory Management Having an efficient and accurate inventory management system in place will help … Continued

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