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4 Creative Wine Upselling Techniques

Posted on February 1, 2017 by Ryan Schulte

Upselling, when done correctly, both enhances a customer's experience and increases revenue for a restaurant. Before approaching this sales tactic, there are a couple training considerations:

  • Your servers/bartenders must have extensive knowledge of the menu. This builds credibility with the customer, and allows your servers to feel comfortable making recommendations. ...
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5 Tips to Prepare for Valentine’s Day

Posted on January 31, 2017 by Michelle Locke

Uh oh, Valentine’s Day is just a little over two weeks away. 42% of couples will go to a restaurant on Valentine’s Day, which means that it’s a huge opportunity for restaurants. We wanted a share a few tips to get ready now so your staff will be in ...
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January Wrap Up: Top Tips for a Great 2017

Posted on January 25, 2017 by Ryan Schulte

Whether you took on your New Year’s resolutions kicking and screaming, or January was the dreaded Monday of the year, there is never a better time than now to think about the future! We encourage you to embrace February by first reflecting on January. What went right? What can you improve on? What are you ready to get started on next month?

Here are a few ...
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3 Ways to Turn Over a New Training Leaf in 2017

Posted on January 18, 2017 by Ryan Schulte

The New Year marks a fresh start and a chance to revamp your training! Many establishments have outdated, unorganized, or complicated training programs. Some establishments may not have a structured training method at all.

It is proven that training your employees is one of the most important foundations for a successful business. Then why do some establishments ...
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How to Train Your Employees to Have an Eye for Detail

Posted on January 17, 2017 by Michelle Locke

Having a good eye for details is important for almost every single profession. When it comes to training your employees to have lifelong skills, this is a big one that will serve them well whether they stay in the restaurant industry or not.

What ...
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A Match Made in Heaven: Upserve & Waitrainer+

Posted on January 17, 2017 by Michelle Locke

When it comes to proving success, Waitrainer+ has many, many success stories from restaurant owners, operators, and managers. Training can turn around restaurants, improve sales, and simplify the lives of every single employee. As well, alongside other restaurant management tools like Upserve, Waitrainer+ can make running a restaurant not just easier, but more fun in general! ...
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3 Steps for Improving Policies & Procedures in 2017

Posted on January 11, 2017 by Ryan Schulte

The New Year is one of our favorite times of year! Everyone is filled with optimism and determination to realize their resolutions. The New Year is an opportunity to wipe the slate clean and redefine our goals, personal or professional.

Revising and Re-defining your restaurant's policies and procedures is an effective way to start the year off in a positive direction ...
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3 Reasons to Make 2017 Your Best Year Yet [Infographic]

Posted on January 10, 2017 by Michelle Locke

2017 is going to be a great year. We can feel it! We wanted to share a few statistics about 2015 and 2016 (we’re still waiting on official 2016 reports on the state of the restaurant industry!), to help you better plan your year.

There are lots of reasons to make 2017 your best year yet. Obviously, the number one reason being... you deserve to succeed! Your ...
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Our Top Blogs of 2016

Posted on January 3, 2017 by Michelle Locke

This past week, we’ve been sharing our Top Blog posts on social media—primarily our Twitter account. If you haven’t been following along, don’t worry. As always, you can follow us on Facebook for blog updates & more.
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Your New Year’s Training Resolutions

Posted on January 3, 2017 by Michelle Locke

Are you getting tired of us declaring 2017 will be your best year ever? Well, we aren’t going to stop anytime soon. But we wanted to share a few training resolutions to simplify your training and improve your life at the same time. Here they are.

1. Delegate tasks when possible.

You might wonder ...
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