Restaurant Hiring Issues….Hire To WIN!

Let’s talk Restaurant Hiring & Retention

In episode #130 of the Restaurant Expert Roundup we talk with Tatiyana Cure.

Tatiyana is the Author of “Hire To Win” and Director of Talent and Human Resources at Zuum Transportation

She’s not solely a restaurant person, but has partnered with managers in various industries, including restaurants.

You can connect with Tatiyana on LinkedIn:

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What Menu Items Should You Use For Promotions In Your Restaurant?

How does your restaurant price you menu items and do you take into consideration your profit margin on an item before using it in a promotion?

We have hundreds of restaurants we work with nationwide and for many of them we have a marketing campaign running with an “ethical bribe”. Recently it came to my attention a client of ours was losing money at their menu price for an item we are using as a BOGO.

🛑WHAT (insert tires screeching from stopping)🛑

I was blown away. Why did the restaurant suggest this item and honestly more importantly WHY DIDN’T WE ASK!

Well, today I’m leaning on my friend David Scott Peters to help me dig into pricing menu items and how to identify a LOSER when it comes to a promo.

David is the author of Restaurant Prosperity Formula and a world renowned restaurant coach who teaches restaurant owners and managers how to cut costs, increase profits, and lead their teams to success in the hospitality industry.

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Here’s a great video DSP did on menu pricing and recipe costing cards.

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Don’t Leave Your Restaurant Employees BEHIND

Are you leaving people behind in your restaurant due to a lack of training or understanding their goals?

In todays Expert Restaurant Roundup, Episode 128, we talk with Justin Khanna

Justin is the host of “The Repertoire Podcast” (Formerly “The Emulsion Podcast”) and the founder of “Repertoire,” a company that provides cohort-based courses, original content, and coaching for hospitality creators that want to build, impact, and profit in the industry.

Something that stuck out to me was one of Justin’s goals with his podcast, “to get at the heart of what makes people excel, and he hopes to ask the questions that no one else asks.”

This is top of mind for me since it SMACKED me in the face this week. While at an event this week I heard an example of a kid playing baseball for the 1st time and how that journey can take a few different paths.



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