Successful restaurants require a variety of tools, resources, and vendors. This one-stop shop is full of products and services we can personally recommend that will give you a leg up on improving your systems.
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Simple, Fast and Easy Food, Beverage, and Labor Costing
Those words are not usually associated with figuring out the financials in your restaurant. The reality is calculating Food, Beverage, and Labor cost is a very complex process, which is why 4 years ago we set out to develop the first software tool that makes it easier.
If you know you need more data to increase profits but have tried in the past or are overwhelmed by the process, please check out clickBACON.
Trusted Graphic Design Service
Before your potential customers even taste your food, they are already judging the quality by the looks of your logo, menu, business cards, etc. Your graphic identity is the first taste people will get of your food. If it’s dull, so will be your sales. For example, a well-designed menu encourages people to spend more money, try new things, and has been proven to satisfy them more when the food arrives. We create taste profiles and images in our mind of the food, before we even taste it. If we believe it will be great, it will taste better. The same hold trues for your entire graphic identity. Old and dull or new and fresh!
If you need to freshen up your graphic identity, I highly recommend you reach out to our trusted partners at 99Designs.
PLUS, they are offering you $20 off the service of your choice when you click on the button below.
Audible makes LISTENING to books easy!
Most of you know that I’m not much of a reader, but I LOVE to listen to books! I’ve partnered with Audible to get you a 30-day FREE trial of Audible Premium Plus. It’s time to get listening!
Raydiant Digital Menu & Screen Signage
Raydiant helps you easily and seamlessly turn your TV screen into a digital menu so you can post specials, update a rotating menu, etc. Using their simple online software with hundreds of templates and a stick that looks like a Fire Stick, you can instantly connect any TV to your computer and create your digital data instantly. For free hardware and tons of extra savings, click the button below.
The ultimate digital customer experience platform
Incentivio has the only solution that bundles white-label mobile apps, loyalty, gift cards, online ordering, analytics, and CRM into one powerful platform that integrates with most POS systems. If you want to drive visits and spending, acquire new customers, increase loyalty and engagement, and see an increase in average ticket size, Incentivio is for you!
They have a special deal waiting for you at the link below!
Actionable Guest Feedback Platform
Frustrated with unfair online reviews? Sick of not having control over the guest experience with delivery? Could you use $2,700 more in revenue each month?
Ovation is an actionable guest feedback platform that actually drives revenue for restaurants around the country. It uses a 2-question frictionless survey across all ordering channels that gets:
- Happy people to leave 5-star reviews and come back with text marketing,
- Unhappy people to share privately what went wrong so you can easily resolve any concerns instantly, and
- Powerful tools to discover trends across all your locations.
Because you are part of the TRB family, Ovation has a special deal waiting for you when you click the link below.
Self Pour Beverage System
PourMyBeer is a next-generation self-pour beverage system. PourMyBeer technology enables faster, more efficient access to beverages by allowing consumers to pour their own beer, wine, cocktails, cold brew, and kombucha, all while paying by the ounce. PourMyBeer has over 8,000 taps in 24 countries, located at bars, restaurants, casinos, hotels, grocery stores, office spaces, and more.
Pour My Beer has a special deal waiting for TRB fans when you click the link or button below.
Save Money Without Switching Credit Card Processors
Credit card processing errors & inflated rates can cost merchants $$$$ each year. Merchant Advocate can help you save money WITHOUT switching credit card processors! TRB customers can get a FREE assessment by clicking the button below.
All in One Catering Solution
Designed for the needs of off-premise and drop-off caterers: operations, sales and marketing. Unlimited users/events/orders. Create proposals with electronic signature contracts built in. A delivery manager and Uber-like driver’s mobile app allows you to quickly route deliveries and thrill clients. Drag and drop BEO templates and kitchen production reports, offer online ordering, create email marketing campaigns, and many more features.
PosterMyWall is an online platform that empowers everyone to create and run their own professional-quality marketing campaigns and to produce truly awesome graphics, videos, and emails–regardless of their skills or resources. Get 20% off on a subscription with promo code RESTAURANTBOSS20
All In One Marketing and Loyalty System that’s DONE FOR YOU!
One of the hardest parts of being an Independent Restaurant Owner is finding the time to focus on marketing. Royalty Rewards®️ basically solves that problem by creating not only a loyalty program but a multi-media marketing system as well.
It is completely customized to your restaurant. You choose your program components, then they build an App for you so your customers can sign up for your rewards program and be followed up with by email, text, app notifications, and direct mail.
Everything is tracked and measured and can integrate with the major POS programs. The program surveys your happy customers and generates more positive online reviews – which leads to new customers. They even assign you an expert personal Coach you can call and talk to IN PERSON, who will monitor and track your marketing and report the results to you.
This is a robust, done for you, automated program that will get you results. So much so that they have a 90-day free trial waiting for you when you click the link below.
Level Up Your Training Program
Bites lets you train your staff quickly and easily with short videos.
Get new hires up to speed quickly with a playlist of Bites. Teach your team new tasks such as opening and closing procedures, how to answer the phone, upsel menu items, or how to build your recipes with short videos. Employees can always revisit their personal feed for a refresher, and you can measure employee progress with the analytics dashboard.
Learn more by clicking the button below.
Credit Card Processing
We have negotiated some of the best rates you will find for your size. They are comparable to rates major multi-units are getting. There is more to processing than just rates, but let’s be real, if they can save you a couple hundred a month it’s worth taking a few minutes to check and see (and that is being modest).
Seamless allows you to process all your payments in one system. They replace the need for multiple legacy providers that businesses today rely on for their payment processing needs. Seamless integrates with all major POS systems.
FreePour provides advanced beverage management to help reduce waster, spilling, over-pouring or theft. They use awesome little scales with bar code scanners so you can scan like 30 bottles per minute.
Watch the video on their website and see what I mean, it’s pretty cool stuff if you have a high-volume bar and want to squeeze every penny out of it.
Awesome Loyalty, Rewards, and Follow Up
So loyalty & rewards programs are great; however, they usually take a lot of time for you to manage them. The reason I love Fivestars is that they have completely automated the entire process. Once a guest joins your rewards program, they will automatically send out emails, text messages, and updates to your guests. Say somebody has not visited in 30 days, no problem, let’s send them a special offer via text, 60, 90 days etc… Even better, are the push notifications that actually show up on their phone. And what if your rewards program could recommend your restaurant to members of other businesses nearby, wouldn’t that be awesome?!
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