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Back in Business

Is your business your baby? Do you think about it before you fall asleep, when you wake up, and even in your dreams? What would you do if, for some reason, your business had to close? Inclement weather, fire and a dozen other unexpected reasons can keep your business shuttered for days, weeks or longer.… Continue reading Back in Business

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Bad Boys, Bad Boys

While we’d all like to think that all of our employees are honest , that’s just not always the case. Some employees will pilfer food, alcohol or other items from the restaurant, while some will go for cold hard cash. It’s estimated that internal theft in restaurants is equal to 4 percent of total sales.… Continue reading Bad Boys, Bad Boys

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A Different Beast

The restaurant industry is a strange beast. It’s a world away from the orderly 9-to-5 life of other businesses, and full of particular needs, concerns, hopes and fears. We get it. We understand that your business needs are very different from those of your average retail outlet or office. We know that it’s not okay… Continue reading A Different Beast

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Protect Yourself

Being sued is not fun, but it’s often an unavoidable part of doing business. Rightly or wrongly, you can be sued for everything from a slip and fall on your floor to a customer choking on a fish bone. The most difficult thing about all of these liabilities is their unpredictability. You never know when… Continue reading Protect Yourself

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Fried

Bzzzt. Suddenly, it’s all gone. All of your computer data. Menu ideas, financial records, employee records, receipts, e-mail, all of it. Don’t let this happen to you. As computers become more and more crucial to running your restaurant, it’s more important than ever to make sure that your data is safe and protected in the… Continue reading Fried

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One-Stop Insurance Shopping

Sliced bread. Electricity. The Internet. We all love the convenience of modern life. But perhaps one of the best modern conveniences is one-stop shopping. It’s so easy to run into a store and pick up your milk, dog food, and new shoes for the kids all in one place. Not only do you save time,… Continue reading One-Stop Insurance Shopping

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Spoiled

A restaurant has a lot of needs: staff, a building or truck to work out of, and perhaps most importantly, food. So what’s a restaurant to do if its refrigeration unit dies? Not only are you left in the unenviable situation of having to fix the darn thing or buy a new refrigeration unit, you… Continue reading Spoiled