Author: Benjamin Brown

Benjamin Brown, MBA, M.Ed. is a seasoned marketer and journalist who has delivered record-breaking content in the food & beverage, hospitality, technology, business and education sectors. Ben's work includes overseeing content strategy at Princess Cruises and managing strategic operations at MGM Resorts International, as well as leading content marketing at several technology startups. He currently serves as Restaurant Editor for SoCal Food & Beverage Professional Magazine, where food journalism has taken him to nearly 60 countries over 11 years and allowed him to interview celebrities such as Gordon Ramsay, Ryan Reynolds, and Diane Keaton.

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How to Calculate Restaurant Labor Cost (Free Calculator Included)

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Summary: Labor cost and labor cost percentage are critical metrics for restaurants to monitor. Control and minimize labor costs by using efficient equipment, streamlining operations, and …

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Pro Tips to Maximize Restaurant Staff Retention

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Summary: Employee turnover greatly impacts a restaurant’s bottom line. Wages, hours, growth potential, and culture are among the biggest inhibitors to restaurant staff retention. Communication, training, …

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Free Menu Template and Guidelines to Increase Your Average Check

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Summary: Proper menu design can increase average check as well as number of items ordered. Sorting menu items by popularity and profitability, plus adding design elements …

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How to Write a Standout Line Cook Job Description

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Summary: Writing a proper line cook job description will help you find the best fit for the position, reducing staff turnover and ultimately leading to increased …