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The Straight Up Blog

July 07, 2021

Why Bar Inventory Management is Crucial to Post-Pandemic Success

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, bar owners around the world have learnt a number of lessons about managing their businesses during chall...
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July 06, 2021

4 Essential Technologies That Will Set Your Restaurant Up for Success

There’s no doubt about it, the hospitality industry is incredibly competitive. Restaurant profit margins are thin, costs are always rising and high-qu...
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June 28, 2021

How to Simplify Your Menu for Greater Restaurant Profits

In your restaurant, your food and beverage products are your most important assets. The more you optimize what’s in your restaurant’s inventory, the m...
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June 21, 2021

5 Ways to Create a 5-Star Restaurant Patio Experience This Summer

Summer is here which means patio season is back! There’s no better way to attract more guests, build customer loyalty and bring in higher profits to y...
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June 15, 2021

Restaurant Inventory Management: 4 Ways to Maximize Restaurant Profits

Are you looking for ways to improve your restaurant’s profitability? Did you know that improving your food and beverage inventory management processes...
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June 08, 2021

Bar Inventory Management: How Do I Correctly Price a Drink?

Pricing the drinks in your bar can be tricky. Set your liquor prices too high and you run the risk of driving customers away, but set your drink price...
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June 02, 2021

What is the Difference Between Actual and Ideal Pour Cost?

Have you read our previous blog, "Bar Inventory: What is Pour Cost Percentage and How is it Calculated?", on what pour cost in your bar is and the for...
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May 25, 2021

Why Can't I Find Employees?

As Covid restrictions wane, restaurants and bars are facing yet another difficult challenge: finding employees. In fact, our clients tell us that the ...
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May 18, 2021

Boost Profitability With These 5 Restaurant Inventory Purchasing Tips

Restaurant inventory management is a process that helps your business monitor the food and beverage products that you have coming in and going out of ...
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May 11, 2021

Restaurant Inventory: Calculating Food Cost Variance to Boost Profits

Restaurants are all about customer experience and sometimes it’s easy to forget that a restaurant is a business, and any successful business needs goo...
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April 30, 2021

How Restaurant Inventory Management Software Can Reduce Food Waste

According to Restaurant Hospitality, about 63 million tons of food is wasted every year in the US alone. In the restaurant industry, food waste amount...
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