Opening a restaurant: “I was paralyzed by fear”

Opening a restaurant: “I was paralyzed by fear”

Marita Lynn is going to open her restaurant this summer. Her first restaurant. She is extremely excited and can’t wait to share her passion for food, however, the journey hasn’t been without cuts and bruises. 

Every gym manager’s biggest challenge and how to overcome it

Every gym manager’s biggest challenge and how to overcome it

It’s early in the morning, you’re getting ready to open the gym. You can’t wait to start another week with happy, hard-working members who want to see results and pumped up staff ready to make the whole business run smoothly. But then this happens.

Hotel manager nightmare or wakeup call for opportunity?

Hotel manager nightmare or wakeup call for opportunity?

Everyday you hear it: “The room was booked, but no one showed up, so we lost the sale. An extra booking was made, but the room wasn’t available so we lost the customer! I need X days off. My hours weren’t logged in properly because the system failed. I would like to put in my two week resignation heads up. We need to swap shifts. I did overtime, but wasn’t paid accordingly! We are understaffed today and can’t keep up with working…

4 Tips every restaurant manager should do to bring back customers

4 Tips every restaurant manager should do to bring back customers

Customers who come in once are great. Customers who come in twice are amazing. But customers who keep coming back are worth everything. A repeating customer is going to spend up to 67% more than a new customer! So yeah, you need to build a solid and regular customer base in order to become successful. And luckily, it can be done quite simply.

5 Types of difficult customers – and how to handle them

5 Types of difficult customers – and how to handle them

You know you will meet them one day. Perhaps you have already met them. But did you handle them appropriately? The easiest ways to deal with difficult customers are to smile, nod and give in to their unreasonable demands, but there are ways that you can stay in control and not let them ruin your day, your customer service standards or your reputation.

4 Ways to optimize your menu + 1 reminder

4 Ways to optimize your menu + 1 reminder

Did you know that your menu is one of the best profit-making tools you have? We have found four clever tricks that will lead your customers to the items that you want them to buy. Plus, we remind you of a very important task that many restaurants seem to forget. 

Tired of wasting time on paperwork? Here’s how to fix it

Tired of wasting time on paperwork? Here’s how to fix it

Endless paperwork wastes your time and keeps you away from what’s really fun about running a restaurant. So why not get rid of it and go all in on technology?

The easiest way to create your restaurant employee handbook

The easiest way to create your restaurant employee handbook

One of the best ways of keeping your staff happy and content is by having an employee handbook securing proper working conditions. But how do you make sure you cover everything? Well, we have a great tip for you on how to make the process of creating the handbook quick and simple.

Press release: Creandum invests $3.75m in Danish company Planday

Press release: Creandum invests $3.75m in Danish company Planday

Planday, the leading software-as-a-service solution for employee scheduling has raised 3.75 million USD (25 million SEK) from Creandum. Previously, Creandum has backed companies such as Spotify, iZettle, VideoPlaza, Vivino and Autobutler, and has played an important role in their international success. The funding will be spent on expanding Planday to international markets. 

Are you ensuring proper working conditions for your employees?

Are you ensuring proper working conditions for your employees?

Today, people from all over the world gather to mark the workers’ fight for better working conditions on the labor market, and Planday plays an important role in securing proper working conditions via a very special feature.