Operational Efficiency Technology
Hand stacks coins, showing rising wages for restaurant workers.

Navigating California Minimum Wage Legislation: How AB 1228 Affects Quick-Serve Restaurants

In recent years, California has led the movement to increase the minimum wage. Assembly Bill 1228 (AB 1228), which went into effect April 1, 2024, requires quick-serve restaurants to pay employees a minimum wage of $20/hour. In addition, AB 1228 established the nation’s first Fast Food Council, a consortium of foodservice workers, government appointees, and […]

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The Ingredient Impact

The Ingredient Impact: Why Restaurant Operators Need to Know

Running a successful restaurant is a delicate balancing act that requires attention to numerous details. From creating a mouthwatering menu to managing staff and providing excellent service, there’s a lot to consider. One often overlooked but critically important aspect is understanding which ingredients have the largest impact on your restaurant’s success. In this blog, we’ll […]

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Restaurant owner working on accounting in dining room.

3 Reasons Why Restaurants Need To Use Hospitality Specific Accountants To Improve Their Financial Results

The restaurant industry’s margins are slim, so success strongly hinges on sound financial management. The demand for specialized accounting services has never been more pronounced than where we see it today. Restaurant owners have recognized the necessity of partnering with accountants proficient in both general financial practices and the intricacies of restaurant operations. These specialized accountants aren’t […]

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8 Benefits of Using Restaurant Payroll Management Technology

8 Benefits of Restaurants Using Payroll Management Technology

Restaurant payroll is an important aspect of financial management for restaurants. It includes wages, tips, overtime, and any other benefits or compensation they may be entitled to. By tracking employee compensation and related expenses, you can’t accurately forecast labor costs or staffing levels accordingly. You can streamline the entire payroll process by using payroll management […]

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Comprehensive Checklist for Payroll

Comprehensive Checklist for Running Payroll

Ultimate Restaurant Payroll Checklist Name a restaurant process, and chances are you have a reliable checklist for guidance and adherence to best practices. Kitchen procedures? Check(list). Supply chain optimization? Check(list) again. Payroll procedures and guidelines? If running a payroll platform isn’t in your wheelhouse — and don’t worry, it’s not a specialty for most in […]

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Restaurant Accounting

Cooking Up Profits: How Accurate Restaurant Accounting Fuels Success

Restaurant accounting refers to the specialized field of accounting that focuses on financial management and reporting specific to the restaurant industry. It involves tracking, analyzing, and managing the financial transactions and operations of a restaurant business. Restaurant accounting encompasses various aspects, including bookkeeping, financial statement preparation, budgeting, cash flow management, inventory control, payroll processing, tax […]