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9 Food & Beverage Trends for Spring

What new foods and beverages will your competition be focusing on this spring? And, more importantly, what will your customers be expecting? You can’t see into the future, but you can still get an idea of what trends will be this spring. Learn about the hottest food and beverage trends for this spring [...]

Spring Cleaning Part Two

In this article from Business Financial Services, Jose Terrier discusses the important of refreshing and resetting your outlook on restaurant management. Spring cleaning can be much more than a fresh coat of paint. For small businesses, spring cleaning can include delving into your operations to see what you can improve or tightening up [...]

10 Ways to Control Food Cost

Food cost remains one of the most costly components of restaurant management. Implement our list of the top ten basic tips on controlling food cost.

1) Price Menu Items Accordingly

It is essential to the success of your restaurant to have properly priced menu items. Prices that are too high dissuade customers, while [...]

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

Black Friday marks the beginning of the holiday shopping season and the prime time for retailers to turn a profit. With 152 million shoppers expected to hit retail stores this upcoming weekend, restaurants can also cash in with Black Friday discounts. Are you and your staff ready to handle the hungry shopping crowds? [...]

MenuMax Partners with Culinary School

MenuMax is very excited to announce our recent partnership with a prominent culinary school. Students will learn to utilize MenuMax as they learn all the important aspects of the culinary world everything from recipe development with nutrition analysis and food costing to menu management and inventory.

With such a user-friendly format, MenuMax allows [...]

The Importance of Food Costing

With food costs and inflation climbing and customers spending less, restaurant operators must routinely check their menus to ensure they are profitable. One of the greatest weapons against profit loss is to know your food costs.

What is Food Cost?

Food cost determines a restaurant’s profitability. It is what a plate is being [...]

Know Your Food Costs

Nicole Reed, Communications Manager, MenuMax

In a recent article on nrn.com a MillerPulse survey, which tracks operator sales and sentiment, showed “an increase in guest traffic for all segments and dayparts in April, but hinted at reduced consumer spending as more value-focused purchases led to an average check decline.” With food costs [...]

School Cafeterias on the Frontline

By Nicole Reed, Communications Manager, MenuMax

In a recent post we talked about the topic of restaurant nutrition coming under the national spotlight. This year has seen consumers become increasingly health conscious, and they are demanding detailed nutritional information when dining out. The same is true for schools.

In December 2010, the [...]

NEXT WEBINAR: Uploading & Utilizing Your Order Guides in MenuMax

Take an inside look at MenuMax’s order guide import tool and how to set yourself up for success with the most accurate food costs! Join our Webinar this Thursday, December 9th at 2:00 p.m. EST!

In this Webinar, we will answer the “How’s” and “Why’s” of using your distributor order guides with [...]

Join us for an inside look at MenuMax this Thursday!

Take an inside look at MenuMax’s Recipe Manager, Nutrition Analysis & Food Costing Application by joining our webinar this Thursday, October 21st at 2:00 p.m. EST!

In this webinar, we will discuss the latest features of the MenuMax application. MenuMax has improved the user work flow substantially, removing the barriers and making it [...]

If Only Your Kitchen Was More Efficient. Productive. Smart.

By: Mary Pennington, Communications Manager, MenuMax

What are the most common complaints about life that never change?

If only I had more time… If only I had more money… If only I could work with more reliable people… If only I could keep up with technology without breaking the bank… If only I [...]