7 Horrible Mistakes You’re Making in Your Restaurant

7 Horrible Mistakes You’re Making in Your Restaurant
  • These catastrophic mistakes can lead to your restaurant’s demise.

  • How do you avoid making them?

This year could be your best ever. The restaurant industry is approaching epic market growth and that is the sign of a healthy economy. The downside is that the market can only support so many restaurants before the bubble bursts and many will close their doors in the wake of the restaurant apocalypse coming. It truly is Darwinian Theory at work. The strong will survive and the weak (or average) will perish.

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How to Manage Your Brand in Times of Crisis

How to Manage Your Brand in Times of Crisis

By Karen Post, Foodable Industry Expert

It’s a Saturday afternoon. Your restaurant had a strong week of sales and you just celebrated your 5th anniversary in business. You decide to take the day off and just relax with your family.

At 6:07 p.m., it’s a busy night at the restaurant and you get a frantic call from your manager. “There’s been an accident at the restaurant. It’s a kitchen fire and it’s bad.”

No restaurant brand is immune to events like this. Will you be ready when a crisis shows up at your door? Or will you let years of hard work and investment go up in smoke?

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From Small to Large Brands, How to Handle a PR Crisis

From Small to Large Brands, How to Handle a PR Crisis

Once the darling of fast casual for its efficient format and Food With Integrity branding, Chipotle Mexican Grill has been in quite the firestorm as of late.

“Chipotle, of course, is taking some of the biggest hits they’ve taken in their history as a brand,” says Paul Barron, Foodable founder, CEO and author of “The Chipotle Effect.” In this “On Foodable Weekly” episode, Barron is joined by Hunter Frederick, president at Frederick & Associates, a crisis management and public relations firm whose clients include non-profits, celebrities, and entertainment companies.

Frederick offers up actionable tips for both small and large brands on how to control PR and crisis management when put into a compromising situation:

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