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Improve restaurant productivity with the right management, operations, and software

October 10, 2018

Business owners in the Full Service Restaurant (FSR) industry face notoriously tight margins—meaning every opportunity to improve productivity can have enormous impact on your bottom line. High labor costs, inventory management, and providing a great customer experience are all things that keep many restaurant owners up at night.

If you’re seeking to improve productivity at your FSR, check out some of these resources to get your full service restaurant running like a dream.

Communication

Especially during a rush, breakdowns in communication can be a huge obstacle to achieving peak performance. Orders get lost in translation, specials can get mis-advertised, and shifts go uncovered when communication breaks down. Save your team a lot of stress and headaches with some of these resources to improve restaurant communications.

Time Management

Time is of the essence in the restaurant industry, especially when managing reservations and wait times. Hidden tasks like inventory management, scheduling, and payroll steal valuable space in your schedule without your even realizing it. Take back your time and deliver an amazing customer experience with some of these time management tips and tricks.

Employee Productivity

Restaurant owners spend almost three hours every week working on employee schedules. Imagine what you could do with three extra hours! Staff scheduling is one of the biggest obstacles to productivity, but so is staff morale, employee retention, and training. These resources have lots of tips for improving your employee experience—so they can give your guests a meal to remember (for the right reasons).

Operational Efficiency

Automating some of the logistics of running your restaurants has twofold benefits. First, it helps your staff out during the busiest parts of the day. Second, it gives you the chance to surprise and delight diners with tableside technology. Here are some ways to increase operational efficiency in your FSR.

For more tips on how to make your restaurant run like a well-honed machine, follow Clover on Facebook and Twitter, and keep your productivity tools up-to-date with the Clover App Market.


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