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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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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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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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October 19, 2020

Stay Connected to Restaurant and Bar Customers With Contactless Tech (Part 2)

2020 has been a difficult year for the hospitality industry, but many restaurants and bars are now discovering that with the implementation of contact...
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October 14, 2020

Stay Connected to Restaurant and Bar Customers With Contactless Tech (Part 1)

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on every single industry across the world, but none more so than the hospitality sector. In fact, accordin...
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September 20, 2018

Top Lessons We Learned During Season 6 of Bar Rescue

Bar Rescue is a binge-worthy reality show where Jon Taffer and his team of experts visit bars around the country that are drowning in debt and struggl...
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October 21, 2016

Bar Inventory: 4 Surprising Facts About Sitting Inventory

Stocking a bar requires a delicate balance between having enough product on hand and not tying up resources in inventory that ends up sitting on the s...
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September 23, 2016

Mobile Apps for Bar Managers

If you're a bar owner or manager, you probably didn't get into the industry because you love doing paperwork and taking inventory. Chances are, you li...
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June 06, 2016

HOW TO USE YOUR POS SYSTEM FOR LIQUOR INVENTORY CONTROL

Most POS systems are marketed as solutions for inventory control, accuracy and speed of service. Ironically, our Sculpture Hospitality analysts find d...
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May 25, 2016

Recent Overtime Exemption Law Can Impact Restaurants

Note: Consult with your attorney to discuss the Department of Labor ruling on overtime exemptions as they relate to your restaurants salaried employee...
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