Build Your Business

We’re here to help you, the independent operator, with tools that can save time, increase traffic, and improve profits. From menu design to marketing materials, we’re here to help you and your business every step of the way.

DISCOVER WAYS TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS

This 10 minute assessment will direct you to the best area to get started. Keep coming back to update your results so we can continue recommending new areas of success for you.

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What Can We Help You With?

As you look for ways to improve your sales and profits, there are four ways to make an impact. There are many tactics you can use within each category, but knowing where to focus your efforts can be challenging. We’re here to guide you through the four methods with suggestions and ideas to grow your business.

Increase Repeat Traffic

Learn how to more effectively reach your existing customers by using a marketing calendar and direct mail programs. Your regular customers will feel more like they have been heard and more appreciated with special offers and comment cards to incentivize them to keep coming back.

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Attract New Customers

Discover ways to grow your customer base and bring awareness to your restaurant by using one of Grande’s direct mail programs or customizing discount cards for local school and charity fundraisers. Make digital ordering even easier by integrating a popular online ordering program into your website or creating a smart phone app specifically for your restaurant. And organizing all promotions and events into a marketing calendar can make every tactic you choose more manageable.

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Build Check Averages

Find tools to maximize sales from customers already in your restaurant. Specials, online promotions, and events can all entice them to try new menu items, while comment cards can help you gain insights on how to improve both your menu and service. Training your waitstaff to upsell and promote add on items can also improve check averages.

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Improve Profitability

The first step in improving your profits is knowing your food costs and how they affect your pricing. You can also increase profits by making the pizza-making process smoother and more efficient. By offering a job-specific checklist for each position in your restaurant, every employee will know what needs to be done, and how to do it.

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Did you know?

80% of millennials want to know more about how their food is grown. The Hartman Group, 2014

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Build Your Brand

You know what you stand for. Now make sure the world knows, too. We have ideas, tips and resources to help you tell your story.

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Knowledge Library

Trends and Insights

Keep your restaurant relevant by staying well informed and up-to-date on the latest trends in the industry, technology, and consumer dining habits. You’ll find articles, infographics and informative charts to help you manage your business.

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Business Tools

Save time and increase revenue by mastering tools like Portion Control and Menu Cost Analysis. Easily customize menu and mailer designs with Solutions@Work®, our in-house direct mail experts.

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Marketing Resources

Discover a variety of marketing resources to help grow your business.

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Upcoming Events

Get connected to a wider network of industry professionals by attending a food show or trade event where Grande Cheese Company will be present. Explore our full calendar of events to find out where you can meet with a Grande Associate near you.

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Become a Grande 100-Percenter

Use 100% Grande Cheese on your pies to gain access to a library of proven business tools and resources that can help you drive your success.

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