Restaurant Management Services

Complete Management Of Restaurant Operations

The Restaurant Business Group offers full-service restaurant management services for independent, freestanding restaurants in need of a comprehensive array of advisory, consulting, management, and administrative services. RBG can provide professional cost management, improved performance, and the trust of working with a marketing-driven hospitality partner focused on customer service.

Our areas of service:

  • Restaurant human resources, including recruiting, hiring, and training.
  • Development of a variety of beverage programs and menus, including gourmet, ethnic, comfort, vegetarian, vegan, and locally sourced.
  • Food safety and proper alcohol service direction.
  • Ordering and inventory procedures.
  • Catering execution.
  • Accounting.
  • Restaurant repositioning.

Contact us today if you are searching for a full-service restaurant management partner. We are a dedicated team of professionals who will run your restaurant operations with ease.

Let’s Talk. Call (561) 385-6547

or drop us an email here.

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In the restaurant industry, having a well-designed menu that is carefully laid out and planned is a must. Our studies have shown that a well-designed menu can boost your profits by 10 to 15%. RBG will help you ensure that you create the most effective menu possible.

The Restaurant Business Group menu perspective

When customers look at a menu, their eyes are drawn to specific places on it. Therefore, this is where we want to put the most popular menu items with the highest profit margins, like entrees and appetizers.

The three spots on the menu that customers look at first are called the Golden Triangle by menu engineers and psychologists. This is a term that we use to refer to the three areas on the menu that most customers tend to look at first. The triangle is composed of three points:

  • Middle. Most customers look at the middle of your menu first. This is a convenient place to put specials or limited menu items.
  • Top right. The second place where customers’ eyes tend to land is in the top right corner of the page. This is where we prefer to place entrees or main course items.
  • Top left. The majority of customers tend to look at the top left corner. This is a common location for appetizers, which, combined with entrees, can boost profits.

When creating the different sections that will appear on the menu, we consider how many menu items the restaurant will have. We also consider how they can be grouped or divided. For example, can the main course section be split into entrees and sandwiches? Can this be broken down further into beef, chicken, pork, and seafood? It’s advisable to be as specific as possible when it comes to creating sections, so customers can easily find something that appeals to them.

Other restaurant menu ideas we like to consider when choosing a layout are a separate menu for desserts, specialized beverage menus, and Vegan, Vegetarian, and Gluten-Free items. It’s very important to draw attention to specials and reduce the number of pages.

In any of our menu designs, we choose a style that reflects your business’s concept and appeals to your customers. Giant menus are difficult to maneuver, causing customers to accidentally knock over their drinks or have trouble fitting them on the table.

Upscale menus are typically short, with only a few items on the page. There are very few or no images on the page and there is usually a detailed and stylish font used.

Menus at family-friendly restaurants typically have lots of pictures and bright colors that can capture a child’s interest. You may also want to use a large font that can be read easily and is scannable.

Restaurant menus are broad, and the design will depend mostly on your business’s theme. But many modern establishments have menus that are sleek, with interesting designs, custom images, and stylish fonts.

Businesses that capitalize on nostalgia are becoming more popular as baby boomers get older and spend more time eating out than cooking for themselves.

For most establishments, it’s advisable to offer a separate beer, wine, and cocktail menu.

When we design a drink menu, we think about how many options you would like to include. We don’t want to overwhelm customers with too many options, but we also don’t want to limit their choices. (It’s generally wise to have at least eight to twelve different wine, beer, and cocktail options.)

We like to use images on drink menus–lots of them–and write effective descriptions. The purpose of a menu item description is to get customers salivating over the item before looking at the price. This is the chance to display the value of the product.

Figuring out what ingredients are in season to create this menu sounds like a no-brainer, but this can differ based on where your restaurant is located. You can source your local farms and distributors to learn what ingredients are fresh in your area. Each season brings different fresh ingredients, and our job is to capture these ingredients in your dishes.

Sustainable eating is on the rise, and diners are increasingly health-conscious and mindful of the food they eat. Sourcing local ingredients creates a fresh dining experience that highlights the origins of your dishes to attract customers.

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Our drinks and food menu development includes a range of styles including gourmet, ethnic, comfort, locally sourced, vegetarian, and vegan. Contact us today if you want to partner with a dedicated team of professionals that can create menus for your restaurant.

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Accounting

RBG helps restaurant owners manage their accounting and finances and understand their financial health and operations. This includes managing their financial statement production and analysis, cash flow analysis, accounts receivable and payable, payroll and benefits administration, budget development, and periodic auditing.

Credit Card Processing

RBG will provide the highest quality, mobile-friendly merchant accounts that will deliver efficient, safe, and welcoming payment processing experiences to the restaurant. We know most of the industry’s leading credit card processors and are experts in the use of POS systems to streamline operations.

Human Resources

RBG offers human resources consulting for restaurants to find, train and retain quality employees. Through careful, thorough recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and onboarding processes, we help prepare each associate for success.

Payroll Services

We can provide support for each payroll. For weekly, monthly, or annual payroll management, you’ll be provided with dedicated, experienced finance professionals who ensure accurate, transparent, and seamless payroll processing.

Revenue management

Your restaurant business and its value to your customers are influenced by seasonal fluctuations, market demands, and the moves of your competitors. We take a long-term, holistic approach when evaluating our properties’ performance and productivity, and fine-tune for balance between revenue growth, bottom-line profits, and guest and associate satisfaction.

RBG focuses on revenue growth and bottom-line profits for a balanced approach. In this regard, our restaurant revenue management services provide:

  • Predicting trends in the industry to gain a deeper understanding of when and why seasonal shifts occur.

  • Manage multiple sales channels and keep an eye out for potential ways to increase revenue throughout the year.

  • Implement pricing strategies to maximize potential revenue utilizing forecasts and budgets. This will help with day-to-day operations, renovation projects, and other investments in the property.

  • We provide monthly reports that show them how the restaurant is doing, areas that could improve, and other relevant information.

Contact us today if you are searching for a full-service restaurant management partner. We are a dedicated team of professionals who will run your restaurant operations with ease.

Let’s Talk. Call (561) 385-6547

or drop us an email here.

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Business Plan

A business plan will be the roadmap from which your new restaurant will develop. RBG provides restaurant owners with business plans and strategies that will prove the viability of their concept to potential investors. This will provide them with a clear and engaging answer to any questions they might have. When we develop a business plan, we cover all the areas, including:

  • Branded cover

  • Concept

  • Sample menu

  • Service

  • Management team

  • Design

  • Target market

  • Location

  • Market overview

  • Marketing and publicity

  • Specialists and consultants

  • Business structure

  • Financials

Marketing Plan

Not all restaurant marketing ideas will be a slam dunk. However, we take some leaps to find out what does and doesn’t work for your concept, target market, and location, including but not limited to:

  • The knowledge you need to write a restaurant marketing plan.
  • Restaurant marketing strategies for your website, social media, email, SMS, review sites, and more.
  • Traditional restaurant marketing strategies for direct mail, contests, and events.

In general, however, all restaurant marketing initiatives will serve at least one of these three purposes:

  1. Branding
  2. Customer acquisition
  3. Customer retention

Based on the restaurant budget, target audience, and goals, we apply these strategies:

Digital restaurant marketing strategies: Website and SEO, content marketing, social media, email marketing, SMS text messaging, review sites, and loyalty programs.

Traditional restaurant marketing strategies: Direct mail, contests, giveaways, leagues, and events.

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Restaurant Management Responsibilities

Restaurant Management Responsibilities
  1. Hiring and training staff: Hiring and training based on the needs of the organization; getting the hiring and training right every time.
  2. Controlling daily restaurant operations: Overseeing the ins and outs of day-to-day operations. Developing a system through which you can take care of daily operations and ensure the smooth functioning of long-term operations.
  3. Managing accounting and finances: Everything from accurately recording transactions to creating detailed financial reports. Paying suppliers, watching profit margins, and keeping track of cash flow, inventory, and income statements.
  4. Inventory management: Running process of managing your food and other stock to avoid spoilage and other losses. Ordering supplies, maintaining relationships with suppliers, and carefully managing inventory in line with the restaurant’s cash flow.
  5. Payroll: Doing payroll is a sizable investment of time, money, and resources. Scheduling employee payment cycles and keeping track of every employee’s hours without fail.
  6. Marketing: Unlocking the potential of automated, personalized marketing strategies to create brand-loyal guests. Marketing the restaurant through myriad channels to get more customers coming in.
  7. Customer service: Ensuring customers are happy and receive a high level of service.
  8. Innovation: Setting creative solutions for attracting more customers and building relationships with regular return visitors. Following and implementing seasonal trends. Finding solutions revolve around improving the workplace for restaurant staff members at all levels.

Essential Restaurant Management Tools

Restaurant Management tools

Restaurant management tools are the game changer your establishment needs. Restaurant software continues to get smarter and is easier to use now more than ever. Apps can also give you an advantage through time savings, faster processes, business analytics, and more.

Tools we manage:

  1. QuickBooks® Enterprise All-In-One Solution for accounting.
  2. WISK, the most advanced bar inventory app and restaurant management software available on the market today.
  3. OpenTable, an online reservation and waitlist system.
  4. Gusto, for the payroll, benefits, and HR tools the business needs all in one place.
  5. Square, a POS System is the all-in-one software to manage your restaurant efficiently and with ease.
  6. Toast is an all-in-one restaurant technology platform to manage orders, sales, and payments in one place with powerful cloud-based software, transparent payment processing, and restaurant-grade hardware.