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Upselling Tips from A to Z: 26 Phrases Servers Say for Bigger Sales

Read on for 26 phrases servers should use when trying to upsell. Want more secrets? Download our free ...
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50 Buzzworthy Bar and Restaurant Promotion Ideas to Improve Slow Nights

Great bar and restaurant promotion ideas get people talking – and get guests in the door. These 50 ...
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Why Stellar Server Interaction is Great for Business

Servers are often the only restaurant employees your customers actually talk to, so think of them as your brand representatives. Here are a few tips to share with your servers to be sure they’re doing everything they can to accommodate guests and boost business.
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How to Use Pinterest: What Bars and Restaurants Need to Know

Pinterest is an excellent platform to leverage whether you are seeking an innovative way to increase profits for your bar or restaurant or you simply want to keep up-to-date on social media trends.
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iPad Menus: A Fad or the Future for Bars and Restaurants?

Bars and restaurants everywhere are continuing to go digital -- including iPad menus at the table. But how big is this trend and will it eventually replace paper menus in every bar or restaurant?
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60 Free Cocktail Menu Templates For Your Bar

Cocktails are a huge money maker in the bar and restaurant industry. In order to promote cocktails, a special drink menu is a must.
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5 Tips for Running a Successful Bar Promotion

There is no definitive “how to” guide when it comes to bar promotions. However, there are many considerations to take into account to ensure an event runs smoothly. The following five tips are sure to help you along the way...
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Save Money by Avoiding These 7 Bar Costs

If your profit margins are less than you think they should be, there are small steps you can take to become more financially efficient. Are you letting these little costs sneak up on you?
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6 Things to Do During a Slow Bar Shift

Instead of being bored to tears or leaning over the bar to watch a game, here are 6 things you can do during a slow bar shift that will contribute to the overall business goals.
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The Secrets to Hiring a New Bar/Restaurant Manager

Hiring a solid manager means targeting specific strengths that will give the manager and your bar or restaurant the best chance for success. Here are few things to keep in mind as you tackle the search and interview process for new management.
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How to Prepare Your Bar for a Busy Night

Certain holidays and special events drive extra business for the restaurant industry. How successful you and your staff are at handling customers during those shifts has everything to do with preparation.
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6 Simple Steps to Handle Dissatisfied Customers

Whether the food, service, or customers’ temperament acts as the catalyst of the dispute, you must deal with it in a professional way. Let's explore 6 useful steps to handle dissatisfied customers.
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