Small Business Brief


The Top 5 Ice Machines for Restaurants in 2023

The importance of ice for restaurant service cannot be overstated. That said, there is a tremendous disparity when it comes to considerations such as sustainability, […]

4 Reasons Why You Need Restaurant Insurance

Are you searching for a way to protect yourself and your fledgling restaurant? Well, in these troubled times, you need some sort of insurance policy […]

3 Business Plan Tips to Market Your Eatery Effectively

Running your own business can be incredibly rewarding. Getting to set your own hours, chart your own path to success, and reap the benefits of […]

How to Increase Your Restaurant Sales

Recent research found that more than 1 million restaurants open their doors to hungry consumers on a daily basis. With such intense competition in the […]

3 Important Tips for Running a Restaurant

Estimates claim that there are over one million restaurants in the United States, which together employ over 14 million people. As you’ve likely figured out […]

8 Actionable Strategies for Improving Restaurant Operations

It is estimated that around 60% of restaurants will fail within their first year. By the fifth year, 80% of new businesses in the industry will have […]

Opening a Restaurant Checklist: What You Need to Start One

America’s food industry is one of the largest worldwide, with revenues of $898 billion expected in 2022. It’s no wonder the sector attracts so many […]

A Step by Step Guide to Opening a Restaurant

Did you know that nearly 60% of new restaurants fail within the first year of opening in the United States? Many people dream of opening […]

The Surprising Benefits of Buying a Beer Keg for Your Restaurant

Did you know that almost 40% of Americans who drink prefer beer over other types of alcoholic beverages? When running a restaurant, it’s important to […]

9 Awesome Reasons to Start a Coffee Shop Business

Did you know that coffee is the most popular drink in the world? There are around 2 billion cups of coffee drunk each day. If […]

A Simple Guide to Setting up a Commercial Kitchen

Are you opening a restaurant? You have your dining area designed perfectly and all the furniture selected? Don’t forget about the most important room in […]

3 Things Every New Restaurant Owner Should Know

Being a small business owner comes with many benefits. You get to run the ship, chart out your future, and reap the rewards of your […]

The Most Thorough Health Inspection Checklist for Restaurants

In America alone, there are 48 million cases of food poisoning per year.  Every time we eat at restaurants, we are putting trust in what happens […]

Keep Your Food Safe: 7 Signs of Pest Infestation for Commercial Restaurants

Two rats in a good environment can build a population of hundreds of millions of rats in just three years. If that scares you, know that […]

Things You Should Do When Opening a Restaurant After Coronavirus

It’s been a hard and trying year for everyone, but for many restaurant owners, coronavirus meant a huge loss of income and a threat to […]

The Overlooked Importance of Commercial Refrigerator Maintenance

An average refrigerator has a lifespan of about 10-13 years. This duration depends on a wide range of factors. There are refrigeration systems that outlive […]

3 Secrets to Negotiating a Restaurant Lease That Benefits You

The restaurant industry is going through a lot right now. Between 5 million and 7 million restaurant workers will lose their jobs because of the coronavirus […]

Today’s Best Technology to Start a Restaurant

Are you planning to start a restaurant? Opening one is a tall order on many levels. Apart from funding, you need to take care of […]

How to Successfully Run Your Own Restaurant

There are around 647,000 restaurants in the US. If you own one of them or are looking to open a new one, you’ve got some […]

Curb Appeal 101: How to Choose the Best Restaurant Entrance Door for Your Business

The average lifetime of a restaurant is 5 years.  As a restaurant owner, that’s a pretty tough fact to face. With retirement, savings, and potentially a […]

Save Your Cents and Rent! The Benefits of Renting Restaurant Equipment

Bitten off more than you can chew? There’s nothing cheap about opening a restaurant. The average restaurant start-up will rack up around $250,000. If you’re […]

10 Restaurant Accounting Tips That Will Keep Your Business in Check

Owning your own restaurant is a challenging but rewarding experience. The seven out of 10 single unit restaurant owners can attest to this fact. It […]

Need Some Sushi? Roll into These Food Marketing Tips

Did you know that nearly 23% of restaurants fail within their first year? Ouch. The reality is many of these closures could have been avoided […]

7 Smart Restaurant Marketing Ideas to Help Promote Your Eatery

Over 1,000 new restaurants open up each year, making the food and beverage industry one of the most competitive in America.  Yet, you’ll need more […]

Wanted Dead or Alive: How to Get Maine Lobster Even If You Live in a Landlocked State

In 2016, Maine recorded the largest catch of lobster ever. The catch was 130 million pounds of lobster, which clocked in at a whopping worth […]

Keeping More Than Your Dishes Covered: 5 Restaurant Insurance Policies You Need

5 Restaurant Insurance Policies You Need to Cover Your Business When it comes to restaurant ownership, there are plenty of risks to cover. Are all […]