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The restaurant business is exciting and fulfilling at best, and volatile and stressful at its worse. Juggling menu offerings, maintenance, budgets, and staff is a job for a wizard – and that’s when things go smoothly. When things go awry and a situation gets out of hand, a restaurant owner has to reach deep in his or her bag of tricks to come up with answers.
When launching a new business, caterers must consider all aspects of setting up a commercial kitchen. Whether you are working out of a home kitchen or a modestly sized rented space, some pieces of equipment cannot be overlooked, and chief among them are refrigeration units.
The restaurant industry has never been easy and it continues to be a challenging environment for those who want to succeed and make it big. Money is always an issue, as are concerns related to a restaurant’s employees. Payroll is one of a restaurant’s biggest ongoing expenses, and at the end of the month, there’s usually very little surplus cash around for “extras.”
Having a website is an absolute necessity for most businesses today. This is particularly true for restaurants due to an emerging trend in the industry that is helping to increase sales: online ordering. Customers will often visit a restaurant website to learn all about it, including the menu. Now, however, customers expect more; the savvy restaurant customer wants to be able to order online.