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10 Restaurant Tips

Everything from what to name a restaurant to what kinds of equipment to buy.


10 Restaurant Tips

Take a step in the right direction when getting ready to open a new restaurant.

Here are 10 quick tips about restaurants, from opening a new restaurant to hiring staff and purchasing equipment.

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    1. Consider used restaurant equipment
    If you are opening a new restaurant or looking to replace existing restaurant equipment don’t overlook used restaurant equipment. You can find many gently used pieces of restaurant equipment for pennies on the dollar. As I like to say new is nice, but always necessary.

    2. Decide if a POS system is better than a cash register
    If you are thinking of opening a new restaurant, I strongly urge you to invest in a POS System. Unlike a standard cash register which just tracks sales, a POS (Point of Sale) System can track sales, menu items, act as a time clock for employees and even help take reservations. A POS system will cost more than a cash register, but if used to its full potential, it will more than pay for itself in the long run.

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