In the competitive world of independent restaurants, staying smart about profit margins is not just useful, it’s critical. From portion control to a training checklist, this is where you, the independent operator, will find the tips you need to improve profitability to help you get and stay ahead of the competition.
How to Implement Portion Control
Teach your BOH staff practices to maintain portion control in your restaurant. Changes like adding portion charts and recipe memorization to employee training and creating a Master Recipe book make it easier to improve and maintain food costs.
Here are some suggested cheese portions for your pies:
Menu Price Increase Tips
Raising prices can be tricky, but important to maintaining profitability. Master simple techniques like adding new menu items to distract from price increases and keeping items dropped from your menu as specials. It could be the difference between growing your business and shutting your doors.
Restaurants are generating four times more catering revenue than retailers. Technomic 2014
Pizza Makers Training Checklist
This checklist is designed to help you train your new employees on pizza making. Over the course of their training period, check off the items they have mastered to make sure nothing is overlooked. Training is complete when both the trainer and trainee sign the form to confirm all the information has been learned.