Any restaurant owners out there who want to feel better? If so, I recommend spending some time right now improving your restaurant company with the future in mind. Restaurant owners who live in the middle (or wherever we exist now) of this pandemic feel a lot better when they focus on the future, remember that … Continued
Month: August 2020
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Welcome to a new phase of dealing with the pandemic. More and more lately, owners of multi-unit restaurant groups tell me about how they spend their time – and what that time yields right now. When this all started in March, restaurateurs were shocked into action and didn’t understand that this would be a new … Continued
TRA Marketplace started yesterday. If you missed the first day, don’t panic! This year, it runs for six days – and, even better, it’s virtual and free. You can still register here so you get to log on, explore, and learn. Participate this year – don’t be a proud, rugged individual. While rugged individuals may retain their pride, … Continued
If you could take a time machine back to early March, you probably wouldn’t recognize yourself, your guests, or your employees. Remember that carefree childhood? The COVID-19 crisis has changed us all. We are living through one of the toughest times we will ever face (as grownups). We have new concerns, perspectives, and needs that … Continued
You may have heard the opinion that, when this crisis ends, chain restaurants will still be standing, but independents will be gone. That idea is supported by the Independent Restaurant Coalition (IRC), which says 85% of independent restaurants will fail. That 85% number may generate headlines but, while the IRC does a lot of … Continued