The restaurant industry employs a lot of people: more than 10.2 million workers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, of which about 5.3 million are employed in full service restaurants. From chefs to servers, from managers to maintenance, the restaurant industry’s workforce is its lifeblood. It is also one of its greatest weaknesses, particularly when it comes to food safety.…
5 Practices to Get More Value Out of Your Restaurant Checklists
Maximize store and staff efficiencies using inexpensive technology that provides significant returns. Here’s a reality check for your kitchen: paper-based checklists could be costing your organization thousands of dollars annually, per store.
A Steady Diet of "Big Data" Will Nourish Your Restaurant and Help it Flourish.
“Big Data” is taking the restaurant world by storm, where it is helping owners and executives to understand what works and what doesn’t in their organizations. It also means restaurants are virtually turning into their own data centers as they suddenly find themselves managing a breadth and depth of data never before available. What does this mean for the future of restaurant operations?
How Technology-Driven Behavior Improves Food Safety Compliance
Nearly two-thirds (62%) of respondents to restaurant industry analysts at Alchemy Systems say that not all of their employees adhere to their food safety programs, according to results from their 2016 Global Food Safety Training Survey.i