If you’ve ever watched Kitchen Nightmares, you know that chef Gordon Ramsey has stepped foot into some kitchens that should have been closed down a long time ago. These restaurants are failing, and they definitely lack a cleaning checklist.Read More
Oct 17, 2019 2:37:12 PM | Knowledge Center | McDonaldPaper
Sep 25, 2019 9:07:46 AM | Knowledge Center | McDonaldPaper
Rude customers are often the clients from hell, and handling them requires a different approach based on each situation. Today, we’re going to learn how to deal with these patrons, and why some guests have a reason for being the way that they are.Read More
Sep 18, 2019 8:28:03 AM | Knowledge Center | McDonaldPaper
When it comes to kitchen organization and safety, labels are crucial. The right kitchen labeling system can make your kitchen more efficient while reducing the risk of foodborne illness. But restaurant food labels are more than just an organization hack – they're a requirement by the FDA.
Learning how to properly label your food will provide your restaurant with long-term benefits and save you money along the way.Read More
Sep 11, 2019 9:08:42 AM | Knowledge Center | McDonaldPaper
A meat slicer is designed to reduce food prep time. The perfect slicer for your commercial kitchen depends on your needs. When buying a commercial meat slicer, you’ll find that there are a lot of variables:
- Safety features
Today, we’re going to cover some of the basic tips every restaurant owner can follow when choosing slicing equipment.Read More
Looking to sell more wine bottles at your restaurant? It’s true that guests usually prefer wine sold by the glass, but with the right strategies and a knowledgeable staff, you can boost your wine-by-the-bottle sales.Read More
Aug 28, 2019 7:40:21 AM | Knowledge Center | McDonaldPaper
Customer feedback plays a crucial role in the success of a restaurant. Everything from the ambiance to the quality of service, music, food quality and temperature in the dining room can affect a visitor’s desire to come back to your establishment. The goal is to make each customer’s experience as positive as possible, and feedback can help you reach that goal. Reviews, another form of feedback, will also help improve your reputation and get more visitors through the door.Read More
Average bar revenue varies from one establishment to the next, but there's one thing that can boost average bar profit margins - proper management. Bar sales offer a higher profit margin than food sales at restaurants, and there’s little overhead involved in the operation.
If you want to know how to make a bar successful, there are a few ways to increase profit.Read More
Aug 14, 2019 9:25:45 AM | Knowledge Center | McDonaldPaper
There's one piece of equipment that every restaurant needs: a professional blender. Whether you’re making smoothies, cocktails or whipping cream, the best blenders will make quick work of chopping and pureeing.
But how do you find the best commercial blender for your restaurant? There are several things you need to consider before making your purchase.Read More
Aug 7, 2019 9:13:57 AM | Knowledge Center | McDonaldPaper
Restaurants have a lot of overhead, and one of the areas where costs are often overlooked is labor. You have to pay your staff, and if your scheduling is off, you may have staff sitting around being paid while not working much.
When you learn how to manage a restaurant, you should be taught how to reduce labor costs.Read More
Jul 31, 2019 8:29:13 AM | Knowledge Center | McDonaldPaper
Restaurant renovations can be profitable, increasing sales between 7% and 20% when done right. A restaurant remodel can cost between $100,000 and $1 million, on average, but this is a major overhaul.
When restaurant remodel costs are this high, you have to worry about keeping the establishment closed for a long period of time. The larger the renovation, the more money that’s lost due to the restaurant being closed.Read More