How To Run A Successful Restaurant Franchise — 10 Essentials For Sustainable Growth

You don’t have to be Starbucks or Mcdonald’s to win at franchising, but you have to get the basics right.  We’ve studied small and midsize restaurant groups and found ten essential elements for running a successful restaurant franchise business.  Managing a chain of company-owned restaurants is very different from working with franchisees. Your goal as […]

Calorie Labelling Legislation UK — Everything Restaurant Operators Should Know

UK Calorie Labelling Legislation into effect as from April

From 6th April 2022, certain food businesses in England have to display the calorie content of the food they sell.  The new law regarding calorie information applies to large out of home businesses with more than 250 employees, including caterers, restaurants, cafés and takeaways.  The new measure is a weapon for the government’s fight against […]

Hospitality tech scale-up Apicbase raises €4M

ANTWERP/ AMSTERDAM, 19 May 2021 – Apicbase, the international hospitality tech scale-up, announces it raised 4 million euros in a Series A funding round led by Volta Ventures, along with early existing investors Newion, AAA Fund and Business Angels. The Belgian SaaS company, founded in 2017, develops a food & beverage management platform for hospitality and food businesses, and consistently delivers […]

11 Restaurant KPIs To Scale With Confidence And Keep New Locations On Track

Restaurant KPIs

A laser focus on costs and margins is essential for restaurant businesses looking to expand. Here are the three biggest reasons to keep a steady eye on your restaurant KPIs: Tracking performance – to understand how the teams and the business are really doing by gaining deep insights into the day-to-day running of the business. […]