From December, 2011

The Connected Restaurant: Accounting Integration to POS Cuts Costs, Improves Financial Management

Hollie Matthys had a problem. As financial director for a Midwestern pizza chain, she was responsible for delivering accurate and up to date financial information for the chain and its corporately owned locations. She had the tools: modern point of sale systems in the restaurants and an enterprise accounting system at head office. But with the systems not talking to each other, reporting and accounting processes were time consuming and prone to error and delay. Read more

6 Ways to Prevent Employee Theft in the Restaurant

Prevent Employee Theft in the Restaurant

According to the US Chamber of Commerce, employee theft accounts for billions of dollars in losses for restaurant owners each year. That’s why it’s so important to make identifying and preventing internal theft a priority in your business plan.

In Part I of this series, we looked at the signs of employee theft, and how recognizing potential problems can help stop the theft before it happens. Here, in Part II, we tackle preventative measures. Read more

How to: Build a Successful Pizza Website

How to build a successful pizza website

Is your website driving business? Can visitors find you online? Once they do, can they find the information they need?

There are some great restaurant websites out there. And there are many missed opportunities in the form of sites that are less than fabulous.

Here, we’ve put together a short but informative guide to help you review your site. Read more