Check these practical tips and resources for Cost Control, Staff Management, Business Efficiency and Better Marketing - here are more than 20 articles with the latest information.
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Managing COVID-19 Business Issues
Buying or Selling a Cafe or Restaurant in Australia: Information & Resources - there's a surprising boom in the demand for foodservice businesses.
How to Negotiate a Rent Reduction for Your Restaurant or Cafe - now's the time to negotiate and reset your largest fixed c ost.
How to Access JobKeeper Subsidies for Restaurant, Cafe & Foodservice Employees - subsidies are available, but understanding and following the rules is essential.
How to Apply for (and Win) a Government Grant - take advantage of 'free money' when it becomes available.
Smart Ways to Turn Your Restaurant Menu into a Delivery Menu - pivot and adapt to new opportunities, and make sure you maintain profit margins.
Caring for your Mental Health & Wellbeing During the Crisis - there are many ways to build strength and resilience in challenging times.
Kitchen Management & Cost Control
How to cut electricity & gas costs in your cafe, restaurant or foodservice business - there are many simple steps that will make a big difference.
How to improve labour productivity in the kitchen - there are many actions, large and small, that will make a significant difference.
Water saving tips for your cafe, restaurant or foodservice business - it's surprising how many ways you can cut costs.
How to Deep Clean Commercial Kitchen Equipment - maintain value and reduce maintenance & running costs.
Top 10 Kitchen Equipment Shutdown & Restart Tips - how to avoid problems and ensure smooth operating.
Prepare your refrigeration for a trouble-free summer - maintenance tips to give reliability in the peak season,
Business Efficiency & Technology
Best Apps & Ordering Systems for Takeaway & Food Delivery - there are dozens of options, here's how to choose the right one for your business.
How to Reopen and Rebuild after COVID-19 Restrictions - navigating the new rules, and bringing back your customers.
How to Diversify your Income – for cafes, restaurants and bars - making your business less vulnerable to seasonal and regulatory changes.
Managing Staff Costs and Performance
Where to find hospitality employment information for Australia - essential information from Fair Work, Workcover, Aust Tax Office and Immigration.
How to set clear performance standards and avoid frustration - simple ways to make staff more accountable.
10 business facts that all hospitality staff should understand - important information to use for staff and manager training.
How to make restaurant training fast, affordable and manageable - training does not need to be expensive.
10 minute coffee and flavour training for cafe and restaurant staff - practical tips for running short training events.
Better Marketing and Promotions
Low-cost marketing boosters you can start right now - more than a dozen simple ways to promote your business.
2020 Party & Celebration Ideas - customers still want to have fun, here's how to make it happen.
23 Easy Ways to Stay in Touch with Your Restaurant & Cafe Customers - how to keep your communication regular and relevant.
10 Ways to Find Customer Contacts in your Cafe or Restaurant - you'll be surprised how easy it is to put a list together and start promoting.
Promote your Green Credentials for a marketing bonus - if you're active with recycling and sustainable business, make sure to share it!
How to Choose the Right Restaurant & Cafe Equipment
Why does commercial kitchen equipment last so long? Well-maintained equipment with a good history can really hold its value!
How to Select the Right Coffee Machine: New or Certified Used - step by step to choosing a machine that's right for your business.
Equipment Spotlight on Meat Smokers - a simple way to add new flavours to your menu.
How Chefs Can Help Choose Used Kitchen Equipment - use the expertise in your kitchen to make the right decision.
How to Choose the Right Combi Oven - New or Used? - combine flexibility and a big boost to your producitivity.