National restaurant sales fell slightly last week but remain higher than pre-holiday season levels, except in the South.
Outdoor dining is crucial right now. With the weather turning to colder temperatures in most of the country, it’s important to optimize your restaurant’s patio sales.
Optimizing your menu for take-out and delivery is crucial for restaurants during the Covid-19 pandemic. Here are some considerations to take.
We’ve discussed a lot of strategies to help keep customers safe when reopening restaurants. It’s equally important for restaurant owners to keep staff safe on the job. In this chapter, we will highlight industry best practices on PPE and safety protocols that help create a safe environment in the workplace. Necessary Protective Equipment The CDC […]
For decades, full service restaurant designs focused on offering a large number of seats with the goal of maximizing revenue. COVID-19 has disrupted the viability of this design, forcing restaurateurs to physically redesign their restaurants in accordance with government guidelines. In this chapter of Avero’s Restaurant Reopening Guide, we explore industry best practices on physical […]
Much of what we love about the restaurant industry – dropping into your local hangout without a reservation, cramming into a packed dining room, hearing about the specials from your server, and even dancing on bars – may disappear. As restaurateurs think about the operational challenges of a COVID-19 world, many are looking towards technology […]
State governments are lifting stay-at-home orders and allowing restaurants to open at 25%-50% of indoor capacity in addition to takeout and delivery. Our index shows that operators are starting to re-open as restrictions are relaxed. However, even at full capacity, restaurants operate with notoriously thin profit margins. As a result, there are many considerations an […]