Is Your Business Plan Optimized?

“You can save a small fortune, actually not even a small fortune, probably your home, by spending time coming up with a generic business plan”. Ross Boardman, award winning restaurateur. Quora https://goo.gl/PHTxoO

Make sure that your business plan is fit for purpose. Call us for a free consultation to see how we can help to optimize your menu and operations.

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Starting Your Own Business?

If you are considering starting your own fast food business then you might want to consider some of the advantages and how to combat the challenges; from restaurant concepts to menu choices as featured in the article from Franchise Help. https://goo.gl/D1IzSL

Rapid changes in the sector and changing consumer tastes means there is a lot to consider. Talk to DSL Northwest about how we can help to optimize your menu and design a business operation built for productivity and profit.

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Millennial Dining Habits

Millennials’ dining habits are drastically different from their parents according to a recent report by Morgan Stanley.

Talk to us about how you can factor in the differences demanded by this demographic featured here in this article from Business Insider. https://goo.gl/gvCUax

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The Right Beverages = Profits

Beverage variety: the spice of life for convenience stores. Beverage sales mean profits but with so much fierce competition in the foodservice arena, not just any beverage will do. https://goo.gl/jTX6tL

Offering the right mix of beverage choices, from hot- and cold-brewed coffee to slushies and frozen drinks, cappuccinos, milkshakes and more, plus opportunities for customization, are the keys to boosting bottom lines. Talk to DSL Northwest about how beverages can optimize your menu.

The Machine’s Down!

Three words c-store foodservice operators never want to hear: “The machine’s down”.

But as foodservice programs grow more sophisticated, best practices for equipment maintenance, repair and staffing are critical.

Keep your equipment in top shape with proper maintenance. Talk to DSL Northwest about your annual maintenance program. https://goo.gl/395Zi5

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The Art of the Impulse Buy

The Art of the Impulse Buy – whether through pre-packaged foods, CPGs, or add-ons, tactful up-sells can boost check totals according to QSR Magazine. https://goo.gl/NIiJjh

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McDonald’s & Starbucks

The LSR category (Limited-service Restaurants) includes well-known fast-food restaurants and coffee chains like McDonald’s and Starbucks. McDonald’s is the leading chain restaurant in the U.S. in terms of sales, making 35.84 million U.S. dollars in 2015.

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American Customer Satisfaction Index

The American customer satisfaction index (2007-2016) shows scores for full-service restaurants in the United States.

In 2016, the ACSI score for full-service restaurants in the U.S. was 81.

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The Rise in Restaurant Sales in 2016

Over the next few days, courtesy of Statista.com, we are sharing some useful soundbites from Statista’s research into the restaurant and food service sector.

We start with the following:

Food and drinks sales of the restaurant industry in the United States reached 745.61 billion U.S. dollars in 2015. This figure was forecasted to rise again in 2016 to more than 782 billion.