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The Straight Up Blog

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 Restaurant or Bar’s POS Will Cover Your Inventory 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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October 28, 2020

How to Turn Your Restaurant’s Patio into a Year-Round Dining Destination

The weather is getting cooler, and that means it’s time to prepare your restaurant for winter. There are a number of things you can do to boost profit...
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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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October 05, 2020

4 Communication Tips to Improve Restaurant Operations During COVID-19

With the fall season now here, many in the hospitality industry are fully aware of the likelihood that a second wave of COVID-19 may impact their busi...
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October 01, 2020

Restaurant Menu Design Tips to Drive Sales and Increase Profits

There are plenty of ways that you can increase profits at your restaurant. Implementing effective beverage and food inventory management systems, redu...
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September 28, 2020

What are Ghost Kitchens, and Why are They Becoming so Popular?

2020 has been a rough year for the restaurant industry. Seating capacities have been dramatically reduced in most locations, and in some countries res...
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