Rachelle Wilber's Blog (36)

Productivity Tips For Restaurant Owners Using Silverware

There are tons of ways to lose money in the restaurant business, so Staying on top of food, labor, flatware, and other costs is essential if you want to stay in business and remain profitable. While managing food and labor costs is relatively simple, tracking silverware loss can…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on December 10, 2022 at 9:30am — No Comments

High End vs Basic Appliances for Your Cafe

If you are going to operate a cafe, you are going to need to have the right kitchen equipment. When shopping for commercial kitchen appliances for your cafe, you will probably have a few different options to choose from. You can purchase affordable, basic equipment, or you can look for higher-end equipment. If you're having a…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on November 7, 2022 at 2:17pm — No Comments

Summer Specials for Your Cafe That'll Bring in New Customers

Regardless of the time of the year, diners often look for meals and drinks that fit with the season. Summer offers a unique opportunity to potentially please the palates of more patrons as your eatery may have more traffic with both students and teachers off from school. Add some…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on August 31, 2022 at 11:57am — No Comments

Printed Menus vs. Digital Menus in Restaurants and What You Should Know Before Installing Them

As a customer at various restaurants, you have probably used both digital and print menus. More restaurants are switching to digital options all the time. Some people love these new menus, while others miss the older menus that they could pick up or even pull close to their face for reading if needed. Here are some things to be aware of with each of these two types of menus.

Cleanliness

Both print and digital menus require a certain amount of manual touch. The printed versions can… Continue

Added by Rachelle Wilber on August 10, 2022 at 5:12pm — No Comments

How Many Cups of Coffee is Too Much to Drink in One Day?

Are you concerned that you might be drinking too much coffee? There is no exact amount of coffee that is considered too much since it can vary a lot from person to person. Nonetheless, the following information can still help you to get a better idea of how much coffee you can drink a day without experiencing any issues.

Maximum Recommended Daily Caffeine Intake

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on May 18, 2022 at 1:25pm — No Comments

Cafe Shop Repairs You Can Postpone vs. Need To Complete Immediately

Just as it is anywhere else, sooner or later things will break down in a shop. Whether your shop is located in a large-scale manufacturing facility or is perhaps one that is much smaller, the fact is the things that break down will need to be fixed. However, once you start…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on March 2, 2022 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Local Business Relationships All Cafe Owners Should Cultivate

As a business owner, you deal with many different people on a daily basis. While most of your attention will probably be focused on your customers, employees, vendors, and others, you should not lose sight of the many other local business relationships you should be cultivating.…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on February 28, 2022 at 3:46pm — No Comments

How To Catch A Customer's Attention With Your Signage

As a cafe owner, you know just how competitive today's coffee world is. Therefore, it's crucial you take advantage of every opportunity you have to get the attention of customers. One of the best ways to do so is with your signage. If you're looking for some new ways to use your business signage to your advantage, here…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on February 25, 2022 at 3:25pm — No Comments

How to Save Money When Opening Your Own Cafe

Opening up a cafe is an enthralling way to go into business for yourself. You'll get to interact with customers on a regular basis, and you'll be able to experiment with different selections of coffee and food. At the start of your new business endeavor, in particular, you're…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on February 24, 2022 at 3:30pm — No Comments

How Coffee Shops Make Your Drink Taste Amazing

You've probably noticed that having a cup of coffee at home doesn't taste quite the same as a treat from your favorite coffee shop, and you may wonder why. In fact, you might even start to think that you're simply imagining the difference. However, coffee shops do have some tricks…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on January 31, 2022 at 5:58pm — No Comments

How Your Cafe Can Enhance the Customer Experience

According to Forbes, 84% of companies that boost their efforts to improve customer experience see revenue increases. If you want to improve the experience of visiting your cafe, these are some helpful tips.

Make Waiting Easier

One of the most common complaints about cafes is wait times. Since mistakes and order influxes that increase…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on January 8, 2021 at 6:43am — No Comments

How to Transition to a Drive-Thru Only Menu

With the closing of dining rooms and the trend of social distancing, you will want to find a way to drive business to your eating establishment. One of the smartest ways to continue your business’s growth is to transition to a drive-thru only menu. Here are the four top ways you can keep your business going with a drive-thru only menu.

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on April 27, 2020 at 9:24am — No Comments

How to Improve High Traffic Drive-Thru Efficacy

These days, more and more people are using the drive-thru instead of eating indoors to minimize contact with other people. This means the drive-thru will be more crowded than ever. It's important to keep things moving. Here are 4 tips on how to improve high traffic drive-thru…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on April 15, 2020 at 8:32am — No Comments

How to Make Managing Deliveries at Your Cafe a Cinch

The management of inventory and your deliveries is what is going to aid the success of your restaurant. Another reason that proper oversight is important is for your financial health. Here are some of the ways that you can go about ensuring that your deliveries go smoothly.

Utilize Tracking Systems

Many point of sales or POS systems…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on November 27, 2019 at 8:37am — No Comments

4 Ways to Update Your Cafe With a New and Modern Look

Being in the café business means that you need to stay current in order to keep attracting customers. How you go about changing your look will depend on how long it has been since you last upgraded. Here are some ideas that you can use to get you going with creating a more modern café experience.

Improve Your Lighting

Lighting is…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on November 6, 2019 at 10:16am — No Comments

Cafe of Comfort: How to Enjoy Your Coffee in Peace

It may be your lifelong dream to run a cafe you can call your own. If you want your cafe to epitomize serenity and coziness, however, you have to put a lot of work into it. There are all sorts of “finishing touches” that can pave the way for a cafe that’s serene and attractive. You should go above and beyond to establish a setting that can promote…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on October 8, 2019 at 12:20pm — No Comments

How to Keep Deliveries Organized at Your Cafe

Organization is essential for any and all serious businesses in this day and age. If you run a cafe, then you need to make organization one of your biggest daily priorities. Failure to do so can lead to all kinds of disaster scenarios. If you’re interested in keeping all of the deliveries you receive 100 percent organized, then these practices can…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on September 18, 2019 at 7:54am — No Comments

4 Professionals You Need to Support Your Cafe

Heading a cafe by yourself can be a lovely journey. It can be especially lovely for people who are motivated and resourceful. If you want your cafe to be a hit, you need to seek assistance from a number of professionals. Assistance from the right professionals can guarantee smooth sailing for your establishment all year long. It can reduce the possibility of…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on July 24, 2019 at 6:20am — No Comments

Refrigeration Nation: How to Keep Your Cafe Cooler in Working Order

If you run a cafe, then you know all too well just how crucial it is to keep your cooler in check at all times. Coolers put all sorts of chilled food items and beverages on display for all customers to see. They keep your available snacks and drinks refreshing and tasting fresh and fantastic, too. It’s critical to see to it that you maintain a cafe…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on June 26, 2019 at 10:24am — No Comments

More Than Coffee: How Your Cafe Can Supply Fresh Foods

Working in food service can be enriching. It can be a challenge at times, too. That’s because dining establishment owners and managers naturally want to provide their customers with the best tasting and freshest food items possible. If you want your café to be a source of food items that encapsulate freshness, then you should take these approaches…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on June 24, 2019 at 2:49pm — No Comments

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