From happy hour specials to prix fixe menus, promotions are a great way to reach a new customer or bring people into your restaurant during slow times. Because the Garces Group operates more than a dozen restaurants concepts in Philadelphia and beyond, we asked Vice President of Restaurant Operations Scott Steenrod for his top tips to make new promotions work effectively. Read on!
For today’s tip, we turned to Brian Reccow, Director of Operations at Lolinda and El Techo de Lolinda in San Francisco. His restaurants are part of a larger group ( including Beretta, Starbelly, and Delarosa) known for their success in business and operations, so we asked Brian to share his advice for managing a restaurant budget. Read on for his best practices!
As the restaurateur behind Castellucci Hospitality Group — which operates Sugo, The Iberian Pig, Cooks & Soldiers, and Double Zero Napoletana in Georgia — Federico Castellucci relies on regular meetings with his staff to build business and make progress. Here, he walks us through a typical agenda and explains how he stays on top of operations.