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The Straight Up Blog

January 21, 2021

5 Reasons Why You Can’t Track Restaurant Inventory on a Spreadsheet

Did you know that one of the most common hidden expenses for restaurateurs is down to poor food and beverage inventory management processes? Yet, desp...
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January 18, 2021

Why Weighing is the Most Efficient and Accurate Bar Inventory Method

Successful beverage inventory management results in a huge number of benefits for your bar. It helps your business to reduce drink shortages, limit wa...
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January 07, 2021

6 Restaurant Inventory Management Best Practices You Need to Know

It may be repetitive and time-consuming, but restaurant inventory management really is one of the most important aspects of your job as a restaurateur...
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December 29, 2020

How the Hospitality Industry is Giving Back This Holiday Season

2020 has been a challenging year for the hospitality industry. Restaurants, bars and other hospitality businesses around the world have struggled with...
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December 17, 2020

5 Steps to Solve Your Restaurant’s Hidden Cost Problem

The restaurant industry is fiercely competitive. As a restaurant owner, reducing your monthly expenditures and improving your bottom line is of paramo...
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December 10, 2020

Sculpture Hospitality Regional Director Wins Supplier of the Year Award

Amber Lamote, a Consultant and Regional Director in the state of Alabama for the Sculpture Hospitality inventory management solution for restaurants a...
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December 03, 2020

Restaurant Management Tips: 5 Effective Ways to Reduce Labor Costs

There are a few major costs in any restaurant business, including your equipment, inventory, utilities and your point-of-sale (POS) system. There’s on...
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December 01, 2020

A Message from the Industry: Be Kind to Hospitality Staff!

For many restaurant guests the dining experience is simple. You order your meal, you enjoy your experience at the venue, you eat your dish, you pay yo...
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November 23, 2020

Myth: Your POS Will Cover Your Inventory Management System Needs

Touchscreen point-of-sale (POS) systems are a crucial part of any restaurant or bar’s operational processes, but they can be incredibly expensive. POS...
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November 12, 2020

How to Manage Your Restaurant or Bar in Times of Interruption

Interruptions to your business can be hugely damaging to your bottom line, and many brands in the hospitality business have realized this more so than...
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November 03, 2020

Why Inventory Management is Key to a Successful Craft Brewery or Distillery

Did you know that as of 2019, there were 8,275 craft breweries operating in the United States? That figure was up from 7,346 in 2018, according to fig...
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