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Restaurant Budgeting: How to Offset Rising Business Costs in 2021

You already knew running a restaurant was a financial risk. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics around 17% of restaurants close during their first year. And that data comes from before al...

Traditional Hiring Expectations Shattered: 5 Ways You Can Move Forward

Nearly 40% of restaurants say they’re having trouble finding servers, cooks, and other workers—and you’re probably feeling this firsthand, too. Finding and retaining good employees for your restaurant...

7 Qualities of a Great GM

General managers are front and center of your restaurant—and probably your hiring crisis too. They’re the ones who lead the team, feel the pressure of your understaffed store, step up to cover shifts,...

Ghosting Rates are Increasing, But Not for All QSRs

As the owner or manager of a quick-service restaurant (QSR), you know that finding good employees and keeping them is extremely difficult in the current economic environment. You have also most likely...

How NRD Capital’s Fuzzy’s Taco and Frisch’s are Getting Interviews in Under Two Hours

We’re in the middle of a staffing crisis, and it’s complicated.

How to Survive the Labor Shortage by Boosting Employee Morale

The U.S. is currently facing one of the biggest labor shortages in its history, even as the country reopens and unemployment benefits decrease. An alarming 49% of small businesses say they have job op...

How to Run a Restaurant During the Covid-19 Pandemic

A few months ago, we were all excited. But as a restaurant owner, you surely had high hopes for what business could be like as things began moving toward a more stable version of the “new normal.”

Beyond Competitive Wages: The Top Benefits that Help You Attract and Keep Employees

Businesses across the U.S. are increasing their starting hourly wage as the competition for hourly workers intensifies. Amazon recently announced that they will be offering a starting pay of $18 an ho...