THE SMART RESTAURANTEUR’S GUIDE TO RESTAURANT MANAGEMENT
The restaurant owner plays an important role when it comes to the success of the restaurant. He should be involved in the restaurant and hence being completely dependent on the restaurant manager is always bad idea. There may be chances that they fill their own pockets and your restaurant will run in loss. In order to avoid such situations the restaurant owner must be vigilant on his own or else he can hire a restaurant consulting firm for the same. There are various restaurant consulting firms in India. Some of the major consulting firms in India are involves consultants from Delhi and consultants from Mumbai.
Thus restaurant consulting services provides you with various consultants like f & b consultants, hospitality consultants, food consultants, bar consultants, menu consultants, hospitability consultants, restaurant business consultants, food business consultants, kitchen consultants, beverage consultants and restaurant management consultants.
Thus restaurant management plays an important role as one of the major ingredient of the success story of the restaurant.
We have scooped various critical areas of restaurant management. Happy Reading!
HAVE A POSITIVE APPROACH TO WORK
Having a positive approach is important in every situation and so it is when it comes to work. There may be times when you want to quit, those are the times when you need to remember that why did you start the work in the first place. A negative approach will always lead to negativity, not just to you but also to the employees and finally to the customers. And you cannot afford that.
INCLUDE EMPLOYEES IN DECISION MAKING
You should take the consent of your employees as well when you are taking any decision of your restaurant. In this way, they will get to know their importance in the business and they will give their hundred percent. For example, if you are planning to change the menu, then you should take the consent of the servers since they are the best experienced in this matter. Hence, transparency will help in increasing the efficiency of the employees and this is what you want. Right?
MANAGING RESTAURANT FINANCES
You need to make sure that the money which you are spending to make money is used wisely and in a positive and correct direction. There are multiple times when the restaurants face the issue of poor money management. You should know where you are overspending the money and should manage the same. Some of the common problems which lead to poor money management are too many staff, having too many people working at a time, not keeping detailed account balance and spending too much money on food. Thus, you should know that from where the problem is springing from and should do the required measures to eliminate the same.
MANAGE THE RESTAURANT’S MARKETING
Marketing plays a major role in the publicity of the restaurant. When the people will not know about the place they’ll not be able to know about the food either. Thus marketing plays a major role. One should not relay on the word of mouth and should take serious measures for marketing of the restaurant. You need to have a marketing strategy to let people know you’re there. You must do the same through both online and offline marketing. For online marketing, you can create an attractive website which will include all the details about the restaurant which includes its name, location, menu and also the photographs of the interior of the restaurant and its food. For offline marketing you can put the hoardings and distribute pamphlets in the entire city, also make an advertisement in the local newspaper.
MANAGE YOUR MENU WELL
Menu is the face of the restaurant and hence before designing the menu, you need to know who your target audience is and should make a vital business plan accordingly. This recipe for success should outline the plans, strategies and goals in detail. It should include the detailed information about the concept i.e. Indian, Continental, etc. Once you know your target audience you’ll get to know if the proposed menu and pricing is apt or not.
CUSTOMER SATISFACTION IS OF UTMOST IMPORTANCE
Taking feedback and their reviews about the restaurant should be must and it should not be a mere formality; one should take the feedback of the customers seriously. You must give respect to all the reviews on social media as well. Acknowledge the appreciations and apologize for the criticisms. This will make your customers make needed and worthy.
At Estandardz, we keep the above tips in mind which helps us in managing our restaurant better and leaves an everlasting impression on our customers. We help in bringing the innovative ideas which helps us in enhancing the restaurant operations efficiently. It is to the utmost priority of our experts. For more details you can contact us on www.estandardz.com.